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2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter | Cruisers

November 30, 2003 by  
Filed under Kawasaki

2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter The Kawasaki Vulcan(r) 1500 Drifter is a Cruiser style motorcycle with an MSRP of $10999 and is a Carryover for 2004. Power is provided by a 4-Stroke, 1470cc, Liquid cooled, SOHC, V Twin engine with Electric starter. The engine is paired with a 5-Speed Manual transmission and total fuel capacity is 5 gallons. The Vulcan(r) 1500 Drifter rides on a 130/90 R16 front tire and a 150/80 R16 rear tire. The front suspension is a Telescopic Fork while the rear suspension is a Twin Sided Swing Arm. Front Disc brakes and rear Disc brakes provide for the stopping power. The Vulcan(r) 1500 Drifter comes standard with One-Piece, 1-passenger seating. {tab=Highlights}

Base Price $10,999
Model Year 2004
Manufacturer Kawasaki
Model Vulcan
Category Cruisers
Fuel Capacity 5 gal
Engine V Twin
Transmission Manual

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Dimensions, Weights, Capacities

Width 38.6 in.
Height 43.9 in.
Rake and Trail 32 / 163mm
Wheelbase 65.2 in.
Seat Height 28.7 in.
Dry Weight 670 lbs
Fuel Capacity 5 gal
Ground Clearance 4.9 in.


Engine V Twin
Piston Displacement 1470cc
Bore and Spoke 102mm X 90mm
Induction Fuel Injected
Compression Ratio 9:01
Ignition Electric
Cooling Liquid

Chassis, Suspension, Brakes

Frame Steel
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Twin Sided Swing Arm
Read Suspension Adjust No
Brakes Disc / Disc
Front Tires 130/90 R16
Rear Tires 150/80 R16
Front Suspension Travel 5.9mm
Rear Suspension Travel 99mm

Drive Train

Transmission Manual


MSRP $10,999 (USD)

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