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2008 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Classic

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2008 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Classic

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2008 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1500 Classic Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $9,699.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid / Air
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Compression Ratio  9.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Shaft
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/90 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  150/80 R16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  65.6 / 1666.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9

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Great Scoot
By Alfred Lynch(Enthusiast), Mar. 25, 2009
My brother in law bought an 04 1500 Classic, which I rode, and wow did I fall in love with a motorcycle. This bike is probably the best bang for your buck in the motorcycle world. No valve maintenance, fuel injection, and enclosed shaft final drive. What more could you want in a scoot. Just awesome.... Read Full Review

 

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2008 Kawasaki VN1500 is a Great Cruiser
By JB(Owner), Apr. 3, 2010
The 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 is one great bike. I bought the 2008 VN1500 a year ago (March 2009) and it has met my every expectation and then some.

The 1500 cc engine has plenty of power for “two up” riding and allows for smooth cruising with ample muscle to move when you need it to. The “heel /... Read Full Review

 

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VN1500 = Great Cruiser
By Jack B(Owner), Apr. 4, 2010
If you are looking for a great cruiser the 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic is a first-rate choice. It is a classic bike with the power and comfort you should expect from a cruiser. I have had the VN1500 just over a year now and it has meets or exceeds my every expectation. I wanted a cruiser that... Read Full Review

 

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New 2008 first ever
By bob Hill(Owner), Mar. 10, 2010
Right out of the box . unlike a car it did not come with the new smell but it only had like 1 km on the bike. Cool! The first season had to break it in. 5000 km later. learned alot about driving a 800 lb bike. riding like a enduro bike is not happening. Next season 3000km trek through Northern ontar... Read Full Review

 

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A Great Bike at a Good Price
By Chris(Owner), May. 4, 2011
I have owned my Vulcan 1500 Classic for 3 years this month. This was my first bike and I am very happy with it. It has plenty of power and is a comfortable ride. I have some physical back issues, and this bike is more comfortable than most cars I ride in. Read Full Review

 

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