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2008 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1600 Nomad

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2008 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1600 Nomad

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2008 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1600 Nomad Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $12,999.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  24
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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)  150/80 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  170/70 R16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  66.5 / 1689.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.3 / 20.1

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By Andy McAlpin(Owner), Oct. 2, 2008
I bought my 2008 1600 Nomad 3 months ago today. I have logged in over 9,600 miles in that time. I just finished a 3K trip thru the western states and this bike has it all. From the cruising comfort of doing 500 mile days (3 in a row) and feeling no pain...even my wife who was with me felt the same w... Read Full Review

 

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WHAT A RIDE !!!!
By Raul Rios(Owner), Nov. 13, 2008
Traded my 800 classic for the 1600 Nomad, WHAT A RIDE!. Best bang for the buck, little is needed to customize it since it came with everything already. It's a head turner, I get compliments everwhere I ride. Got it in August logged 2500 miles and every time I get on it it's a new thrill to be enjoye... Read Full Review

 

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as good as it looks
By roger lafortune(Owner), Sep. 5, 2008
It s my first motorcycle, and when the salesman gave me the keys outside the front door of the dealersstore ,the 830 pounds beast was quite impressive...

this is not a peewee bike treat the monster gentlelly!

What a nice engine sound smooth and grommeling like a tiger grrrrrrr!

slow speed handl... Read Full Review

 

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LOVE MY NOMAD
By Rick(Owner), Nov. 11, 2008
Bought my Nomad in August as a surprise while my wife was in Germany. Though she was speechless at first, she totally loves riding on it. Very smooth ride, and comfortable for two. Its one of the more beautiful bikes and stylish. After shopping around, I felt this bike had more to offer for the buck... Read Full Review

 

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Love My Vulcan Nomad 2008
By CajunCowboy(Owner), Jun. 24, 2009
I replaced my 2007 900 vulcan classic lt with the 2008 Vulcan Nomad. As of today 06-24-09 I have over 32,000 miles on it. "Really" I ride it everywhere. I have replaced the rear tire twice and the front tire once. Its the red and black one and it rides so good. Its an amazing bike. Read Full Review

 

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