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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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Just Bought it
By David Roe(Owner), Mar. 9, 2009
It's still too wintry in the Chicago area for me to fully enjoy my new mount. But, the first 89 miles (on the way home from the dealer) were pure heaven! I traded a 2004 Honda Shadow Spirit 1100--it was a great bike. The Nomad is even better--a smooth, stable ride, power available with a small tw... Read Full Review

 

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By Dan(Owner), Jan. 20, 2010
Awesome bike, I have had it for two years. Only problem is the seat is terrible on long rides, your tail bone goes numb.

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Top heavy - rides nice on highway
By Jae Payne(Owner), May. 15, 2010
But it was too top heavy and I bought a Yamaha Roadliner 1900, more power but less weight and much more stable and easier to handle as they have the weight distributed so evenly. I know many HD owners who have been won over. I loved the Nomad but it was scary feeling like it was a matter of time b... Read Full Review

 

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Perfect Cruiser
By Cory(Owner), Jun. 19, 2009
I bought my 2008 Vulcan Nomad in January 2008. Since then I have about 7,500 miles on it. The bike is great. Good power, good mileage. Looks great too. I have added a bunch of accessories to it. Read Full Review

 

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my new nomad
By chris (Owner), Apr. 8, 2009
I just bought my new 2008 Nomad after riding a 2005 R1, going from a space ship to my new ride I have to say for my first cruiser I love the thing. Very smooth to ride, beautiful bike to look at. I find myself in the garage late at night just looking it over and have no complaint. All in all I love ... Read Full Review

 

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