2011 Kawasaki Motorcycle
New for 2011 in the Vulcan 1700 line is the Vaquero – Spanish for “cowboy,” in case you were wondering.
This Vulcan bagger has a classic frame-mounted half-fairing with a short windshield, giving the rider a break from the blast, but not completely separating him from the environment.
The hard bags are lockable and sit above twin mufflers. The long-stroke SOHC motor has a single-pin crank to enhance the character of the firing sequence.
Modern technology includes a self-testing diagnostic system for the motor that can be read on the control panel by the owner.
2011 Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero Quick Stats
- ENGINE TYPE: SOHC V-twin
- BORE x STROKE: 102mm x 104mm
- TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
- WHEELBASE: 65.6 inches
- RAKE: 30 degrees
- SEAT HEIGHT: 28.7 inches
- WET WEIGHT: 836 pounds
- PRICE: $16,499
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