Kawasaki Vulcan S 2020 Prices, Reviews, Specifications

Now Kawasaki presents the latest Vulcan variant, which he calls the Kawasaki Vulcan S. The Kawasaki motorbike type is equipped with a large capacity twin-cylinder parallel type engine, which certainly can produce great power in its class. Not only that, the comfort side is also not spared from Kawasaki’s view, where you can find out more about the following specifications and prices of Kawasaki Vulcan S.

Specification Kawasaki Vulcan S



Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin


649 cc

Step Diameter

83.0 x 60.0 mm

Compression Ratio

10.8 : 1

Power Max

45 kW {61 PS} / 7,500 rpm

Torsi Max

63 N•m {6.4 kgf•m} / 6,600 rpm



Fuel System

Fuel Injection: 50 mm x 4 with dual injection


Electric stater


6-speed, return shift


P x L x T

2,310 x 880 x 1,100 mm

Fill Weight

229 kg

Seating Height

705 mm

High to the ground

130 mm

Wheelbase Spacing

1,575 mm

Tank capacity

14 liter

Frame and Legs



Front suspension

41 mm telescopic fork

Rear suspension

Offset laydown single-shock, linkage equipped, with adjustable preload

Wheels / Tires

– 120/70R18M/C 59H (Tubeless)

– 160/60R17M/C 69H (Tubeless)

Front Brakes

Single 300 mm disc Dual-piston

Rear Brakes

Single 250 mm disc Single-piston




– Speedometer Full Digital


Design and Dimensions

Moreover, we all know, the concept of the cruiser that was brought, made the handlebar using a fairly large handlebar model.

Then the driver’s seat is positioned much lower than the rear seat and steering handlebar. As a result, the motor with a length of 2310mm, width 880mm, 1100mm, remains easy to use. In addition, the weight of the Vulcan S can be said to be light in its class, because in its manufacture, it only produces a total weight of 229kg, which alone is added to the capacity of the fuel tank, which has a maximum capacity of 14 liters.

Meanwhile, on the front lines, futuristic headlamps are juxtaposed with LED lights, which are not only bright but make them so cool. Not to mention the cruiser design that is so attached to this motorbike, including the use of the tank. Then the driver’s seat is placed lower than the tank or his long handlebar, then the footstep is in front of the engine, making the riding position sturdy and, of course, very suitable for driving long distances.

The retro look appears on the use of a stop lamp, and turn signal both front and rear are oval in design. Not only that, the exhaust pipe is underbelly with the fierce design mounted neatly under the engine, besides being cool, the sound it produces shows that the Vulcan S is a powerful motor.

Kitchen Performance Runway

The question of performance is no longer necessary to doubt, armed with a 4-stroke Parallel Twin type engine with a capacity of 649cc, as well as applying DOHC 8-valves technology, then using a step diameter of 83 x 60mm, making it able to produce a maximum power of 63 PS at 7,500rpm engine speed, while the torque that was successfully obtained at 6600 rpm was 64 Nm. Indeed, this motorbike is not too fast in its class, but the matter of handling is guaranteed steady.

Then regarding the use of fuel, where the engine with a relatively large capacity is considered quite economical in its class, due to the fuel supply system, Kawasaki itself completes it with fuel injection technology, then the ignition system uses a digital version. Thanks to this provision, power feels so responsive, especially with the 6-speed manual transmission system that it carries, enabling this cruiser type motor to get optimal speed every time.

Suspension and Legs

In comfort, the position of the riding motor is optimized by placing the rear suspension made tilt under the driver’s seat. And the front lines use large telescopic suspension.

Size 18-inch alloy wheels on the front and 17 inches on the backline did not miss to complete the Kawasaki cruiser claim this one, as for the tires that use 120 / 70R and 160 / 60R behind. Then for the Kawasaki Vulcan S weight, it only weighs 229kg, even if later added fuel is filled to the full 14 liters, this motor is still light at the start of driving.


Full digital speedometer mounted on the cockpit, here found a variety of complete indicators, including trip meter, injection indicator, clock, speed, and many others, which are packaged in a userfriendly display. Dual disc brakes also do not forget to equip Kawasaki to maximize braking, then TCBI technology, or we know it with an electronic ignition system, promises responsive performance.