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Model Type
Cruiser
Model Type
-
MSRP
$11,549
MSRP
-
Warranty
12
Warranty
-
Insurance
Insurance
-
Finance
Finance
-
Generic Type (Primary)
Cruiser
Generic Type (Primary)
Sport
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Introduction Year
1999
Introduction Year
2021
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Parent Company
Kawasaki
Display Name
Vulcan(R) 1500 Drifter
Display Name
Z H2™ SE
Year
2005
Year
2024
Make
Kawasaki
Make
Kawasaki
Photo Gallery
-
Photo Gallery
Standard
Representative Image
-
Representative Image
No
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)
-
Displacement (cc/ci)
1470 / 89.7
Displacement (cc/ci)
998 / 60.9
Compression Ratio
9:1
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
Starter
Electric
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Requirements
-
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Type
Gas
Carburetion Brand
Mitsubishi(R)
Carburetion Brand
Keihin
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
36
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
40
Carburetor
No
Carburetor
No
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Engine
-
Engine
Standard
Horsepower RPM
-
Horsepower RPM
11000
Torque RPM
-
Torque RPM
8500
Carburetion
-
Carburetion
Standard
Speed Governor
-
Speed Governor
No
Horsepower (bhp)
-
Horsepower (bhp)
197.1
Torque (Nm)
-
Torque (Nm)
137
Stroke (in/mm)
-
Stroke (in/mm)
2.17 / 55
Transmission Type
Manual
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Number Of Speeds
6
Overdrive
Yes
Overdrive
-
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Shaft
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)
2.5 / 1.59 / 1.19 / 0.97 / 0.78
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)
-
Reverse
No
Reverse
No
Final Drive Ratio
2.62
Final Drive Ratio
-
Transmission
-
Transmission
Standard
Wheels Composition
Steel
Wheels Composition
-
Tube / Tubeless
Tubed
Tube / Tubeless
-
Front Tire Width
130
Front Tire Width
-
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
90
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Front Tire Speed Rating
67H
Front Tire Speed Rating
-
Front Wheel Diameter
16
Front Wheel Diameter
-
Rear Tire Width
150
Rear Tire Width
-
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
80
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Rear Tire Speed Rating
71H
Rear Tire Speed Rating
-
Rear Wheel Diameter
16
Rear Wheel Diameter
-
Front Tire (Full Spec)
130/90 R16 67H
Front Tire (Full Spec)
-
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
150/80 R16 71H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
-
Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type
Dual Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Brakes
-
Brakes
Standard
Brake Brand Name
-
Brake Brand Name
Brembo Stylema®
Anti-Lock Brakes
-
Anti-Lock Brakes
Standard
Linked Brake System Front to Rear
-
Linked Brake System Front to Rear
Standard
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
-
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
12.6 / 320
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
-
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
10.2 / 260
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Type
Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.6 / 41
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.7 / 43
Front Travel (in/mm)
5.9 / 149.9
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
Steering Damper
No
Steering Damper
Yes
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension Type
Single Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)
3.9 / 99.1
Rear Travel (in/mm)
5.3 / 134
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
Rear Suspension Material
Steel
Rear Suspension Material
Aluminum
Air Adjustable
Yes
Air Adjustable
No
Front Suspension Brand Name
-
Front Suspension Brand Name
Showa®
Rear Suspension Brand Name
-
Rear Suspension Brand Name
UNI-TRAK®
Steering Control
Handlebar
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
8.35
Length (ft)
-
Width (in/mm)
38.6 / 980.4
Width (in/mm)
-
Height (in/mm)
43.9 / 1115.1
Height (in/mm)
-
Wheelbase (in/mm)
65.2 / 1656.1
Wheelbase (in/mm)
-
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
4.9 / 124
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
-
Length (ft/ft)
8
Length (ft/ft)
-
Length (ft/in)
4.2
Length (ft/in)
-
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
670 / 303.9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
-
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
716 / 325
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
-
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
5 / 18.9
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
-
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
2.19
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
-
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
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
28.7 / 729
Seat Height (in/mm)
32.7 / 830.6
Number Of Seats
1
Number Of Seats
2
Seat Specifications
-
Seat Specifications
Standard
Backrest Logo Plate
-
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Lumbar Adjustment
-
Lumbar Adjustment
No
Seat Tail Cover
-
Seat Tail Cover
Optional
Grab Rail or Strap
-
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Detachable
-
Detachable
No
Frame
Steel
Frame
Steel
Floor Board Location
Driver
Floor Board Location
-
Hand Grips
Standard
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Passenger
Foot Peg Location
Driver
Adjustable
No
Adjustable
No
Engine Case Guard
No
Engine Case Guard
-
Fork Guards
Yes
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
-
Stand Type
Kick
Stand Type
Kick
Handlebars
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
License Plate
Standard
License Plate
-
Construction
-
Construction
Standard
Body Material
-
Body Material
Plastic
Foot Pegs
-
Foot Pegs
Standard
Exterior Guards
-
Exterior Guards
Standard
Belt Guard
-
Belt Guard
No
Chain Guard
-
Chain Guard
Yes
Drive Shaft Guard
-
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Heel Guards
-
Heel Guards
No
Saddle Bag Guard
-
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Exterior Covers
-
Exterior Covers
Standard
Pocket
-
Pocket
No
Stand
-
Stand
Standard
Upper Fairing
-
Upper Fairing
Standard
Lower Fairing
-
Lower Fairing
Standard
Spoiler
-
Spoiler
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
Gauge
Tachometer
-
Tachometer
Standard
Trip Computer
-
Trip Computer
Standard
Lap Timer
-
Lap Timer
Standard
Fuel Level Warning
-
Fuel Level Warning
Standard
Temperature Warning
-
Temperature Warning
Standard
Temperature Warning Type
-
Temperature Warning Type
Gauge
Warranty (Months)
12
Warranty (Months)
-
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Battery Warranty (Months)
-
Price
-
Price
Standard
MSRP
-
MSRP
$21,300
Destination Charge
-
Destination Charge
575
Warranty (Months/Condition)
-
Warranty (Months/Condition)
12 / Limited
Metallic
Yes
Metallic
-
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Headlight Mounts
-
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
-
Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Light Type
-
Type
-
Type
LED
Folding
Yes
Folding
-
Rearview Mirrors
-
Rearview Mirrors
Standard
Windshield
-
Windshield
Standard
Tinted
-
Tinted
Yes
Height
-
Height
Low
Height Adjustable
-
Height Adjustable
No
Windshield Lowers
-
Windshield Lowers
No
Handlebar Lock
Standard
Handlebar Lock
-
Heated Hand Grips
-
Heated Hand Grips
Optional
Power Outlet
-
Power Outlet
Optional
Cruise Control
-
Cruise Control
Standard
Dimensions
-
Dimensions
Standard
Weight
-
Weight
Standard
Capacities
-
Capacities
Standard
Performance
-
Performance
Standard
Length (in/mm)
-
Length (in/mm)
82.1 / 2085.3
Width (in/mm)
-
Width (in/mm)
31.9 / 810.3
Height (in/mm)
-
Height (in/mm)
44.5 / 1130.3
Wheelbase (in/mm)
-
Wheelbase (in/mm)
57.3 / 1455.4
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
-
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
5.5 / 139.7
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
-
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
531.4 / 241
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
-
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
5 / 18.9
Wheels
-
Wheels
Standard
Wheels Composition
-
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Tires
-
Tires
Standard
Tire Brand
-
Tire Brand
Pirelli®
Front Tire Width
-
Front Tire Width
120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Front Tire Speed Rating
-
Front Tire Speed Rating
W
Front Wheel Diameter
-
Front Wheel Diameter
17
Rear Tire Width
-
Rear Tire Width
190
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
-
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
55
Rear Tire Speed Rating
-
Rear Tire Speed Rating
W
Rear Wheel Diameter
-
Rear Wheel Diameter
17
Front Tire (Full Spec)
-
Front Tire (Full Spec)
Pirelli® Diablo™ Rosso III: 120/70 ZR17 M/C 58W
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
-
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
Pirelli® Diablo™ Rosso III: 190/55 ZR17 M/C 75W
Tank Bag
-
Tank Bag
Optional
Underseat Storage
-
Underseat Storage
Standard
Lockable Storage
-
Lockable Storage
Standard
Camouflage Trim
-
Camouflage Trim
No
Satellite
-
Satellite
No
Windshield Mounts
-
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Paint
-
Paint
Standard
Metallic
-
Metallic
Yes