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2011 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1700 Vaquero

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2011 Kawasaki Vulcan® 1700 Vaquero Specifications

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Model Type  Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $16,499.00
Warranty  36
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Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Compression Ratio  9.5:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Wheels & Tires:  
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/90 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  170/70 R16
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  65.6 / 1666.2
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.3 / 20.1
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By Brian Selleck(Owner), Dec. 13, 2011
I own a 2011 Black Beauty Vaquero....I got to tell you when pull up at the red lights, cars beside me roll down their windows and shout at me....."great looking bike". I was at the Hideaway Bar in Cave Creek Arizona....a very famous well known biker hang out. I pulled into the parking lot ... Read Full Review

 

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Fantastic bike!!!
By Tim Schinkoeth(Owner), Dec. 7, 2011
Unlike the previous writer I purchased a Vaquero and am very pleased with the bike. The styling and the sound are great and the handling and power is very good. I did get rid of the seat right away and bought a Corbin for it, but I always do that to all of my bikes because I never find the stock s... Read Full Review

 

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Very nice bike
By Bill Federer(Owner), Jul. 19, 2012
I've had my Vaquero for 1 year and put over 18,000 miles on it...power is ample and the ride more than refined. For the first time, a 3rd gear that is useful for that 20 to 40 mph region around town.

Fuel mileage is around 42mpg, premium fuel only. Maintenance is MINIMAL...self adjusting brakes, cl... Read Full Review

 

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I love my Black Beauty!
By Cornbread(Owner), Jan. 1, 2014
I love my Vaquero big difference in my other bike. I have only put 6500 miles on mine. Great power, handling is great comfort is perfect to me. Read Full Review

 

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Didn't like the engiine
By Aniota(Enthusiast), Nov. 9, 2011
I took the Vaquero out for a test ride the other day. The bike was nimble enough but the engine sounded very whimpy. Coupled with a barely noticeable exhaust note, the bike seemed to lack personality that most other v-twins have.Overall, it was the lack of engine power, or what seemed like a lack of... Read Full Review

 

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