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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 500 LTD

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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 500 LTD

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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan® 500 LTD Specifications

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Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $5,499.00
Dealers Kawasaki Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Parallel Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Compression Ratio  10.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  100/90 R19
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  140/90 R15
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Drum
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  62.8 / 1595.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4 / 15.1

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First impression
By scott a vass(Owner), Sep. 13, 2008
I bought this motorcycle for my wife but she was scared to ride it home from the dealership, so I did and here's my first impression. The close ratio 6 speed is very smooth. The engine pulls strong in 6th gear anywhere from 35MPH and up, it's like a cruising gear. The bike was very stable and bal... Read Full Review

 

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Awesome Bike!
By Shawn Darrenkamp(Owner), Oct. 19, 2010
I purchased this model in August of 2010 from my local Kawasaki Dealer in Great Falls. It had 3.5 miles on it and it now has 555. I traded in a 2009 Honda Rebel for it after owning the Rebel for only 4 months. Started out small and realized I went to small.



Here is what I can tell you. I am n... Read Full Review

 

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Great small-size Cruiser
By John Purcell(Owner), Feb. 3, 2012
I purchased the Vulcan 500 LTD because it had a great price point and had enough size to get around on the freeway. The bike handles well and has enough pep to deal with most traffic situations. Reliability for my first 2600 miles has been great and it will make a good bike for my wife when I buy a ... Read Full Review

 

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A little Wobbly in the Wind
By Barbie(Owner), Aug. 2, 2010
This is my first bike - height, weight, reach all great - and I like the way it looks. Handles well around town - and pleanty of power - limited vibration - all great!



However - I am a small person - 120lbs - over bridges - in dips and valleys - anywhere there is a wind draft - it is a tough rid... Read Full Review

 

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Great first bike and beyond
By Rick(Owner), Jun. 12, 2013
Bought my 2009 on December 2012 with 4400 miles on and in like new condition. This is my first bike and what I could afford and not regreting it one bit. Plenty of power very stable, easy to ride and hone those skills. Managed to customize a great deal with the help of Scootworks.com and Vulcan foru... Read Full Review

 

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