The Vulcan S SE stands apart, with its Parallel Twin engine, unique frame and suspension layout, and its very non-traditional looks. Unlike any other cruiser, the Vulcan S SE is geared to fit a wide range of riders. Never taking away from its stylish features, this bike takes comfort, adjustability and ease of use to another level. Designed for independent-minded riders, it does not require the rider to conform to any herd mentality fashion or lifestyle. Special attention paid to ensuring high levels of fit & comfort, and confidence in riding make the Vulcan S SE an attractive option for new riders and female riders looking for a stylish, accommodating motorcycle. Accessible in all senses of the word, with the Vulcan S riders can come as they are, and just get on and go. LAMS ready with a low seat height the Vulcan S SE ticks all the boxes.
Low overall weight, fine-tuned chassis rigidity balance, 18”/17” radial tyres and suspension settings result in a bike with light, easy handling and easy manoeuvrability. Flowing style with long-and-low stance and modern elements like the original headlamp and cast wheels with five spoke pair design give the Vulcan S very nontraditional cruiser looks.
The compact engine and slim frame result in a design that is narrow at the knees and feet. Forward positioned footpegs are ideal for relaxed, cruiser-style riding. 3-position footpegs allow riders to adjust foot position to suit size and preference. (Adjustment is with optional accessory parts.) Large-diameter disc brakes balance ample stopping power with easy control. Customers looking for an added degree of reassuring braking performance with standard front and rear ABS.
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve 649 cm³ Parallel Twin with fuel injection delivers smooth, responsive performance, especially in the low and medium rpm ranges. The engine was tuned for rider-friendly power characteristics that will inspire confidence in new riders. The Vulcan S offers smooth starts from a standstill, smooth acceleration, and a satisfying pull when accelerating. The strong acceleration facilitates highway merging and passing. The Vulcan S is also fitted with the Kawasaki exclusive neutral finder, when stationary in first gear, just shift up and it will automatically find neutral.
Footrest position adjustable with three positions available: STD, 25 mm forward, 25 mm back. (Alternate shift linkage rods, sold separately, are necessary when changing the position from standard.)
Updated compact, stacked instumentment cluster matches the bikes overall design and features an easy-to-read layout. Analogue-style tachometer and multi-function LCD screen use blue LED backlights for excellent visibility at night. Features include an new gear position indicator, a fuel gauge, digital speedometer, clock, odometer, dual trip meters, remaining range, average/instant fuel consumption and the Economical Riding Indicator.
Features a low 705 mm seat height. The seat design with thick, 62 mm padding offers a wide surface and excellent hip support, ensuring ample comfort for city riding and short tours. The seat bracket is rubber-mounted, reducing vibration transferred through the seat. Optional long and short seats are also available.
Three-tone paint, signature tank badging and orange highlights on the wheel rims and radiator covers the Vulcan S SE helps it to stand out in the crowd.
|Type||Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin|
|Bore and Stroke||83.0 x 60.0 mm|
|Length / Width / Height||2310 mm / 880 mm / 1130 mm|
|Seat height||705 mm|
|Curb mass||226 kg Includes full fuel tank|
|Fuel capacity||14 litres|