2001 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter

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2001 Kawasaki Vulcan Drifter

2001 Kawasaki 1500 Drifter

— Kawasaki Vulcan 1500

What good is a beautiful without the soul to move it?

The Vulcan- 1500 Drifter- makes a statement about and cruiser performance. For 2001, the has been restyled with a new fuel tank, standard seat, abundant chrome and two new — Ebony and flashy Oxblood Red/Pearl Ivory. The still keeps one wide firmly planted in the past its nostalgic 1940s appearance, modern features like fuel injection, dual throttle bodies and a catalytic on California models keep it rolling toward the future.


KAWASAKI VULCAN- 1500

New five-gallon fuel tank

cruising range

Solo and Chrome top off

styling enhancements

The Vulcan- 1500 Drifter- makes a statement about and cruiser performance. For 2001, the has been restyled with a new fuel tank, standard seat, abundant chrome and two new — Ebony and flashy Oxblood Red/Pearl Ivory. The still keeps one wide firmly planted in the past its nostalgic 1940s appearance, modern features like fuel injection, dual throttle bodies and a catalytic on California models keep it rolling toward the future.

The styling is set off by the deep, sculpted that cover much of the wheels. The new wide solo resembles the sprung seats of era, and a single fish-tail juts prominently out the back. The -01 now includes many chrome as standard equipment, such as the covers, a bullet-shaped headlight fork and shock covers, and clamp, rear fender and license plate bracket.

cruiser performance lies in the big 90 liquid-cooled V-twin engine. compression and aggressive cam timing the healthy power output. cylinder has a single overhead cam four valves and each has a hydraulic lash adjuster to valve train maintenance.

A Mitsubishi digital fuel system feeds the cylinders a pair of 36mm throttle A separate intake tract for throttle body provides engine operation. The tip of each contains four nozzles, two of those aimed at each valve.

Two different systems and accurately control the amount of injected into the cylinders. The injection system -brain- readings from sensors monitor engine coolant intake air temperature, atmospheric intake air pressure and throttle to adjust the

amount of fuel Under light engine such as partial throttle to highway speed, the fuel is calculated from intake and engine speed. At mid to heavy load, fuel injection is by the throttle position and engine

The overall result is excellent response and power with fuel efficiency.

With its compression engine, the Drifter is to run on premium high-octane gasoline for performance. The new more upscale rounded-edge tank now holds gallons — nearly a more than the previous — to extend cruising Eliminating the seam contributed of the extra capacity, but the thin new speedometer mounted atop the is what truly boosts the

The electronic speedo drive the more cumbersome mechanical in the tank, plus it eliminates the cable and drive for a cleaner The speedometer face atop the gas features an LED display for the odometer and as well as a clock. The fuel is located within the gas tank and an LED built into the speedometer keeps the rider abreast of the injection system-s performance.

An automatic fast-idle system riders to simply turn the key and the starter button to get the engine and keep it running smoothly warm-up. The fast-idle knob can be for extremely cold weather or altitude starts.

The frame large-diameter tubing and a large-diameter head for strength and rigidity. The fork is designed to work the laid-down rear shocks to a comfortable ride and superior while the rear fender is to the swingarm so that it hugs the The steering lock has been from the side of the steering to the lower triple clamp for use.

The Drifter-s foot and wide handlebars put the rider in an riding position. There are turn signals for convenience, a multi-reflector headlight provides a beam and is enclosed in a bullet-shaped There-s even a storage under the left side suitable for holding an expandable except on California models.

With modern technology great performance and reliability, more to the Vulcan 1500 than nostalgic appeal. its larger, restyled tank and chrome features, the Drifter a bold new statement in cruiser

2001 VULCAN- 1500 FEATURES

New Five-Gallon Fuel

Rounded-edge finish for clean, look

Larger capacity for cruising

1,470cc OHC V-Twin

Kawasaki VN 1500

The V-twin motorcycle engine borrowed from the Vulcan Classic

The exhaust system has a fish-tail muffler on the right

Liquid Cooling

More running temperatures mean no fade- on hot days and longer life

Includes warning

Auxiliary fan keeps things even in traffic

Four per Cylinder

Boosts low end torque

Hydraulic Lash Adjusters

Keep quiet with no maintenance, no required

Digital Fuel

Provides excellent engine and power with less consumption

Two different systems are and used automatically according to load for accurate fuel control

Four nozzles at the tip of injector, with two nozzles at each intake valve

stable idle and good response at ultra-low engine rpm

Kawasaki VN 1500
Kawasaki VN 1500
Kawasaki VN 1500
Kawasaki VN 1500
Kawasaki VN 1500

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