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Model Type
Cruiser
Model Type
Sport
MSRP
$10,999
MSRP
$10,999
Warranty
12
Warranty
12
Insurance
Insurance
Finance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
Cruiser
Generic Type (Primary)
Sport
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Introduction Year
1999
Introduction Year
-
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Display Name
Vulcan(R) 1500 Drifter
Display Name
Ninja(R) ZX-10R
Year
2004
Year
2004
Make
Kawasaki
Make
Kawasaki
Engine Type
V Twin
Engine Type
Horizontal In-line
Cylinders
2
Cylinders
4
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Cooling
Liquid
Cooling
Liquid
Valves
8
Valves
16
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valve Configuration
SOHC
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Bore (mm/in)
102 / 4.02
Bore (mm/in)
76 / 2.99
Stroke (mm/in)
90 / 3.55
Stroke (mm/in)
55 / 2.17
Displacement (cc/ci)
1470 / 90
Displacement (cc/ci)
998 / 60.9
Compression Ratio
9:1
Compression Ratio
12.7:1
Starter
Electric
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Requirements
-
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Type
Gas
Carburetion Brand
Mitsubishi(R)
Carburetion Brand
-
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
36
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
43
Carburetor
No
Carburetor
No
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Transmission Type
Manual
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Number Of Speeds
6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Shaft
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Reverse
No
Reverse
No
Tube / Tubeless
Tubed
Tube / Tubeless
Tubeless
Front Tire Width
130
Front Tire Width
120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
90
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Front Wheel Diameter
16
Front Wheel Diameter
17
Rear Tire Width
150
Rear Tire Width
190
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
80
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
50
Rear Wheel Diameter
16
Rear Wheel Diameter
17
Front Tire (Full Spec)
130/90 R16
Front Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop 120/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
150/80 R16
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop 190/50 ZR17
Wheels Composition
-
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Tire Brand
-
Tire Brand
Dunlop(R)
Front Tire Speed Rating
-
Front Tire Speed Rating
Z
Rear Tire Speed Rating
-
Rear Tire Speed Rating
Z
Front Brake Type
Disc
Front Brake Type
Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.8 / 300
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.8 / 300
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
10.6 / 270
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
8.7 / 220
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.6 / 41
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)
5.9 / 150
Front Travel (in/mm)
4.7 / 120
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
No
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)
3.9 / 99
Rear Travel (in/mm)
4.9 / 125
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
No
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
2
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Steering Control
Handlebar
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
8.35
Length (ft)
6.71
Width (in/mm)
38.6 / 980
Width (in/mm)
29.4 / 745
Height (in/mm)
43.9 / 1115
Height (in/mm)
-
Wheelbase (in/mm)
65.2 / 1656
Wheelbase (in/mm)
54.5 / 1384.3
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
4.9 / 124
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
4.9 / 124.5
Length (ft/ft)
8
Length (ft/ft)
6
Length (ft/in)
4.2
Length (ft/in)
8.5
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
670 / 304
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
375 / 170.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
5 / 19
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
4.5 / 18.2
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
2.19
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
2.66
Seat Type
One-Piece
Seat Type
Two-Piece
Adjustable
No
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Folding
No
Folding
-
Seat Height (in/mm)
28.7 / 729
Seat Height (in/mm)
32.5 / 825.5
Number Of Seats
1
Number Of Seats
2
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Grab Rail or Strap
-
Detachable Passenger Seat
-
Detachable Passenger Seat
Standard
Backrest Logo Plate
-
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Seat Tail Cover
-
Seat Tail Cover
Standard
Frame
Steel
Frame
Aluminum
Hand Grips
Standard
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Engine Case Guard
No
Engine Case Guard
No
Fork Guards
No
Fork Guards
No
Hand Guards
No
Hand Guards
No
Brush Guard
No
Brush Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Front Fender
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Stand Type
Kick
Stand Type
Kick
Handlebars
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
License Plate
Standard
License Plate
-
Body Material
-
Body Material
Plastic
Adjustable
-
Adjustable
No
Chain Guard
-
Chain Guard
No
Chassis Protectors
-
Chassis Protectors
No
Drive Shaft Guard
-
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Saddle Bag Guard
-
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Tank Guard
-
Tank Guard
No
Belt Guard
-
Belt Guard
No
Radiator Cover
-
Radiator Cover
No
Side Cover
-
Side Cover
No
Lower Fairing
-
Lower Fairing
Standard
Spoiler
-
Spoiler
Standard
Upper Fairing
-
Upper Fairing
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Clock
Standard
Clock
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type
Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type
Light
Tachometer
-
Tachometer
Standard
Lap Timer
-
Lap Timer
Standard
Shift Light
-
Shift Light
Standard
Temperature Warning Type
-
Temperature Warning Type
Gauge
Warranty (Months)
12
Warranty (Months)
12
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Paint
Standard
Paint
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Light Type
Halogen
Folding
Yes
Folding
-
Rearview Mirrors
-
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Windshield
-
Windshield
Standard
Windshield Mounts
-
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Underseat Storage
-
Underseat Storage
Standard
Lockable Storage
-
Lockable Storage
Standard