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2005 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1600 Nomad

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2005 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1600 Nomad

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $12,999.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  24
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  102 / 4.02
Stroke (mm/in)  95 / 3.74
Displacement (cc/ci)  1552 / 94.7
Compression Ratio  9:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Mitsubishi®
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  36
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Tire Width  150
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  170
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  150/80 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  170/70 R16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.9 / 149.9
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  3.9 / 99.1
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  Yes
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  66.5 / 1689.1
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.9 / 149.9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  772 / 350.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.3 / 20.1
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.01
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  28.4 / 721.4
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Type  Detachable
Backrest Location  Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
Chain Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months)  24
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2005
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  Vulcan® 1600 Nomad™
Mounts:  
Side Case Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  Yes
Height  High
Storage:  
Side Case Material  Vinyl
Number Of Side Cases  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Bag Liners  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Convenience:  
Adjustable Handlebars  Standard
Adjustable Levers  Standard

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Great Cruiser
By Dave(Owner), Nov. 26, 2010
Love this bike! This bike has a smooth ride with great power. Very comfy for both rider and passenger. It has a great sound for stock pipes but I would like to change the pipes for a little louder sound. Read Full Review

 

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