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2008 Kawasaki Vulcan® 2000 Classic LT

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2008 Kawasaki Vulcan® 2000 Classic LT

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $14,599.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  113.9 / 85
Horsepower RPM  5000
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  141 / 191.2
Torque RPM  3000
Cooling  Liquid / Air
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  103 / 4.06
Stroke (mm/in)  123.2 / 4.85
Displacement (cc/ci)  2053 / 125.3
Compression Ratio  9.5:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Keihin
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  46
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Chromed  Yes
Front Tire Width  150
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  200
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  60
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  150/80 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  200/60 R16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.6 / 320
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.9 / 49
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  1
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  8.33
Width (in/mm)  40.4 / 1025
Wheelbase (in/mm)  68.3 / 1734.8
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  5.3 / 135
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  3.9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  796 / 361.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.5 / 20.8
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.58
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  26.8 / 680.7
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Backrest Logo Plate  Yes
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
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  Yes
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
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  24 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2006
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Kawasaki
Display Name  Vulcan® 2000 Classic LT
Mounts:  
Saddle Bag Mounts  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  Yes
Tinted  Yes
Height  High
Storage:  
Saddle Bag (s)  Standard
Saddle Bag Material  Leather
Saddle Bag Trim  Studded
Number Of Saddle Bags  2
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Leather Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen

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Brian
By Brian(Owner), May. 10, 2009
This bike has tons of power and is just a blast to ride. It has a longer wheelbase than the biggest Harley and handles great. It is smooth with very little vibration felt through the bars. The only downside I have found is seat comfort. It is a little stiff at the back side of the saddle but hop... Read Full Review

 

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By Mike(Owner), Sep. 3, 2008
First, I disagree with some of the reviews that rate this bike as 75th of 98...by what method of comparison?? If you consider value as defined by performance, quality,reliability and ride comfort the rating would have to be much higher. I would rate it in the top 10. Clearly, anyone should agree the... Read Full Review

 

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My VULCAN VN2000J CLASSIC LT
By Roger Lanter(Owner), May. 20, 2017
I purchased because of the size and comfort. I am 6'2" 275 lbs. and I am very comfortable on this bike. It is not a beginner bike. It is heavy when topped off near 850 lbs. It is absolutely a powerful bike with 2053 CC it has a very Smooth ride and changes gears very well. For a larger person ... Read Full Review

 

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