2013 Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Classic LT

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2013 Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Classic LT

The traditionally styled Vulcan® 1700 Nomad™ fits right in with any classic bike, from one to eighty years old. However, just because it looks the part, doesn’t mean you have to settle for anything less than modern performance and reliability. For some it’s a full-blown touring bike, the large windshield, hard saddlebags, floorboards, backrest and standard cruise control help take the sting out of long days in the saddle. Strap a sleeping bag to the pillion, throw a leg over its low-slung seat and feel the Nomad’s powerful 1700cc V-twin effortlessly inhale the miles while you decompress and watch the world scrolling past. With its mix of the latest technology and luxurious two-tone paint adding to its classic style, it’s a one-two punch of thrill.

Pricing/Color Information

MSRP: $8,799.00
Metallic Titanium/Metallic Spark Black
MSRP: $8,799.00
Candy Mystic Blue/Pearl Crystal White

Features

All

Key Features:
- 903cc V-twin offers an optimal balance of performance, style and manageability
- New seat shape offers increased lumbar support for improved rider comfort, and a longer seating area for the passenger
- Passenger backrest comes standard
- Optically correct windscreen is height adjustable to accommodate a wide range of riders
- Top quality leather saddlebags are deep-dyed for long-lasting color and have easy-to-use quick-release fasteners
- Gorgeous two-tone paint is standard
- Stylish instrumentation includes handy fuel gauge
- 5.3-gallon fuel tank is largest in class
- 24 month factory warranty is the longest in its class, and can be supplemented with up to four additional years of Kawasaki’s Good Times™ Protection Plan
- Chrome brass studded seat matches saddlebags and passenger backrest

903CC V-Twin
- Smooth and reliable engine tuned to deliver a healthy dose of torque at low rpm
- Gear-driven balancer allows use of single-pin crankshaft without excessive vibration
- Rubber mounted to reduce engine vibration at all speeds

Four-Valve Cylinder Head
- Provides maximum valve area for optimum flow, creating more power and low-end torque
- Single overhead cam design is simple, lightweight and practical
- Long intake tracts narrow near the combustion chamber to increase intake flow speed for more efficient filling, increased torque and better low-end response

Liquid and Air Cooling
- Finned cylinders and head combined with liquid cooling result in exceptional thermal control
- Maintains consistent engine temperatures for long engine life and sustained power
- Automatic fan helps keep things cool
- Includes temperature warning light

Dual Slash-Cut Mufflers
- Big slash-cut mufflers look great and contain emission-reducing honeycomb catalyzers

Positive Neutral Finder
- Just lift the shift pedal from first gear at a stop to easily find neutral, with a minimum of fuss

Electronic Fuel Injection
- Superb performance and rideability thanks to dual throttle bodies with sub-throttles
- The ECU controlled sub-throttles are located behind the main throttle valve, allowing the DFI® system to provide more precise throttle response, similar to a constant velocity carburetor
- Fine-atomizing fuel injectors produce a fine fuel mist for optimal acceleration, combustion and fuel consumption

Kevlar-Reinforced Belt Drive
- Lower unsprung weight than a shaft drive to improve ride quality and suspension action
- Efficiently transfers power to the rear wheel
- Cleaner and lower maintenance than chain drive

Double Cradle Frame
- Very rigid, large-diameter box section backbone allows for a larger fuel tank and lightweight handling at low speeds
- Fork offset and frame geometry combine for light, low-effort handling at low speeds
- Long wheelbase contributes to a relaxed highway ride
- Triangular swingarm has a hardtail appearance, with a single shock hidden beneath the seat
- Long and low chassis for minimal seat height, maximum visual impact

41MM Front Fork
- Excellent rigidity and 5.9 inches of travel
- 32-degree rake angle offers excellent straight line manners
- Classic look with wide fork pitch

Front and Rear Disc Brakes
- The 300mm front and 270mm rear brake rotors are gripped by twin-piston calipers for some of the best stopping power in the class

Spoke Custom Wheels
- Chromed steel rims and spokes
- “Spool-style” polished aluminum front hub

Wide Rear Tire
- 180mm rear tire provides added traction while projecting a powerful image
- Wider tire than that found on most large-displacement cruisers

Tank-Mounted Speedometer with Turn Signal Indicators and Caution Lamps
- Provides riders crucial information at a glance
- Compact design matches the bike’s clean look

Windscreen
- Robust, optically correct, acrylic plastic windscreen is shaped for smooth airflow
- Strong chrome-plated steel supports enhance cruiser style
- Adjustable height

Saddlebags
- Carefully selected top grain cowhide with minimal flaws and deep dyed for a long-lived finish
- Slant top opening lid, with two 1.5-inch wide leather straps, chrome buckles and hidden quick release fasteners
- Dual panel lid construction with embossed Vulcan logo detail
- Half-inch diameter chrome plated brass stud accents
- Metal reinforced upper edge so bags hold their shape
- Rolled and riveted lid minimizes water entry

New Reshaped Seat
- New seat shape offers increased lumbar support for improved rider comfort, and a longer seating area for the passenger
- Ultra-low 26.8-inch seat height allows riders to easily plant both feet on the ground at stops
- Laid-back riding comfort for two
- Detailed with half-inch diameter chrome plated brass studs

Passenger Backrest
- Classic tombstone shape
- Strong chrome plated steel supports
- Pad detailed with chrome plated brass studs

2013 Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Classic LT

Specifications

Engine

Engine
Four-stroke, liquid-cooled, SOHC, four valves per cylinder V-twin
Displacement
903cc / 55.1 cu.in.
Bore x Stroke
88 x 74.2 mm
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Maximum Torque
58.2 lb.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm
Cooling
System: Liquid, plus cooling fins
Ignition
TCBI with Electronic Advance
Fuel System
DFI® with dual 34mm Keihin throttle bodies
Fuel Capacity
5.3 gal.

Transmission

Transmission
Six-speed with overdrive and positive neutral finder
Final Drive
Belt

Chassis

Frame
Steel, double-cradle with box-section single-tube backbone
Suspension Front
41mm hydraulic telescopic fork
Wheel Travel, Front
5.9 in.
Suspension Rear
Uni-Trak® swingarm
Wheel Travel, Rear
4.1 in.
Tires Front
130/90-16
Tires Rear
180/70-15
Brake Front
Single 300mm hydraulic disc with two-piston caliper
Brake Rear
270mm hydraulic disc

Dimensions

Overall Length
97.0 in.
Overall Width
39.6 in.
Overall Height
58.3 in.
Seat Height
26.8 in.
Curb Weight
657.1 lbs.
Wheelbase
64.8 in.
Trail
6.3 in.
Ground Clearance
5.5 in.

General Information

Warranty
24 months; Good Times™ Protection Plan: 12, 24, 36 or 48 months
Rake
32°

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