2001 Kawasaki Vulcan 800 Drifter

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Kawasaki VN 800 Drifter

— 2001 Kawasaki 800 Drifter

What good is a body without the soul to it?

Once again the Vulcan 800 complements its larger sibling in the Kawasaki cruiser line-up, but a few key changes. A specially-contoured solo that replaces last comfortable two-person seat which is still available as an — a new chrome package and Candy Cardinal Red color enhance the custom cruiser


New Solo Seat Enhances Style

Last year introduced the Vulcan- 800 Drifter- cruiser, a -little brother- to the 1500 Drifter- model had all the style of its sibling but was lighter in and easier on the wallet.

Once the Vulcan 800 Drifter complements its sibling in the 2001 Kawasaki line-up, but with a few key changes. A solo seat that last year-s comfortable seat — which is available as an accessory — a new package and vibrant Candy Red color treatment enhance the cruiser look.

Upon its introduction in 1999, the Vulcan Drifter motorcycle-s was selected for the Chicago Athenaeum: of Architecture and Design-s permanent collection. Displayed at the museum-s building in downtown Chicago, the declared the Drifter -a work of art goes beyond transportation. its neo-retro style and esoteric technology, the Drifter embodies the of form and function.-

The Vulcan 800 styling is set off by the deep, sculpted that cover much of the wheels, wide solo and a single fish-tail muffler prominently out the back. While year-s 800 Drifter featured a overall finish reminiscent of styling, the -01 model now is decked out sparkling chrome engine bullet-shaped headlight shell, and shock covers, handlebar and rear fender rail, and bracket.

Powering the Vulcan 800 is an 805cc V-twin featuring a crankshaft with a gear-driven to reduce vibration. Finned and four-valve heads are liquid for optimum thermal control. automatic cam chain tensioners the engine-s clean lines and precise cam timing without

A spin-on oil filter helps maintenance a quick and easy

The 36mm carburetor features the Throttle Responsive Ignition (K-TRIC) throttle position Connected to the digitally mapped discharge ignition (CDI) K-TRIC varies ignition according to throttle position and rpm so that the ignition compensates for engine loads for crisp response and better fuel

At the rear of the single backbone, cradle frame a sleek, steel swingarm and hidden UNI-TRAK® linkage rear system provide a smooth while maintaining the look of a tail cruiser. Front and disc brakes provide of stopping power.

For the rider, the feels as good as it looks. The seat puts Drifter nice and low, allowing to easily put both feet on the when stopped. And when their feet rest on the Drifter-s floorboards that are to put riders in a relaxed sitting

A heel-toe shifter makes gears in the five-speed transmission a while self-canceling turn add to rider convenience. A multi-reflector provides a bright beam and is in a chrome, bullet-shaped housing.

year the 800 Drifter proved it hang with any other machine on the market by carrying Campeau across the U.S. in the Kyle Petty Charity Across America to benefit hospitals. With its new solo and chrome package, the 2001 800 Drifter is big on style and comfort. For who want a modern, mid-sized wrapped in the nostalgic style of the and lighter than the heavyweight the Vulcan 800 Drifter is the logical


V-Twin 805cc Engine Gear-Driven Balancer

Torque idle to redline

Smooth and reliable

Balancer use of single pin crankshaft without the vibration

Four Valves Per

Better breathing for more and low end torque

Single overhead cam is simple, lightweight, and practical

and Air Cooling

Finned cylinders and combine with liquid to provide exceptional thermal

More consistent running mean no -power fade- on hot and longer engine life

fan keeps things cool in traffic

Includes temperature light

Five-Speed Transmission

designed for great acceleration and highway cruising

Kawasaki VN 800 Drifter

Exclusive Neutral Finder

36mm CVK Draft Carburetor With Throttle Position Sensor

A position sensor tells the control unit how hard the is working so that its micro-computer can the best ignition timing for power and better fuel

Double Cradle Frame

down-tube unbolts for easy access

Chromed steel rims and with -spool-style- polished front hub


Single shock absorber 7-way cam-type preload

Sleek Swingarm Design

steel swingarm looks a -hard tail-

Engineered for provides precise handling good tire and chain

Kawasaki Vulcan- Cruisers

By the KZ900 LTD in 1976, Kawasaki was an leader in what has become cruiser movement. Ten years when the Vulcan- 750 cruiser it was one of Kawasaki-s first V-twin-powered and featured high-tech items as dual disc brakes up and mag wheels. In 1995, Kawasaki the Vulcan 800, which was one of the V-twin metric cruiser to feature American styling.

And now features one of the fullest and most lines of cruiser motorcycles in the From our top selling Vulcan Classic and the bikes it has spawned the 1500 Nomad- and Drifter-, has a cruiser to suit your And whatever you choose, you will be happy with the styling, engineering and performance of a Kawasaki cruiser.

A key element to the cruiser lifestyle is to fit individual design tastes and needs. Fortunately, Kawasaki its own extensive line of genuine Steel- accessories. Motorcyclists can from literally hundreds of to customize their Kawasaki motorcycles, and doing so, make own bold statement.

Customers can Fire Steel accessories at local Kawasaki dealer or online at buykawasaki.com.

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Kawasaki VN 800 Drifter
Kawasaki VN 800 Drifter
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Kawasaki VN 800 Drifter
Kawasaki VN 800 Drifter
Kawasaki VN 800 Drifter
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