2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT Review — Review of the 2008 Kawasaki…

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Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic LT

The Bottom Line

Pros

value

Well-detailed classic

Standard equipment makes the touring-ready

Cons

Ergonomics are a bit for touring

Some driveline harshness at lower speeds

all the right moves, but lacks

Description

MSRP: $8,649

24 months

903cc liquid-cooled, SOHC 4-valve per cylinder

41mm hydraulic telescopic Uni-Trak swingarm

Front Single 272mm hydraulic with two-piston caliper, brake: 242mm hydraulic

5-speed transmission, belt drive

Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic LT
Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic LT

Semi-double cradle, steel frame

Fuel 5.3 gallons

Dry weight: 595.4 lbs

height: 26.8 inches

Review — 2008 Vulcan 900 Classic LT

Touring tend to be premium propositions, and outfitted with aftermarket accessories can get even more Kawasaki offers an affordable with their 2008 900 Classic LT, a cruiser converted to duty with an adjustable, correct acrylic plastic a touring seat with a seat backrest, and leather .

The Vulcan is powered by a liquid-cooled, 903cc V-twin mated to a transmission. The rear wheel is by a belt, not a chain, for ease of Though it’s more of a big compared to its big-displacement counterparts the 1,312cc Honda VTX1300T), not necessarily a bad thing; with a dry just under 600 lbs, the 150 lb + weight advantage makes it maneuverable and easy to ride.

But there’s no confusing the Vulcan a run-of-the-mill beginner bike. as still somewhat heavy to off its sidestand and manage at low speeds handling improves dramatically at velocities.) Ergonomics, at least for my frame, were surprisingly for such a relatively big bike, and the seat could have softer over the long it’s not a tiny seat, but a bit real estate and/or cushioning would help on rides. Relatively far apart lend the bike a touch of though the powertrain’s relative makes the bike a bit innocuous

overall.

The Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT many things right, and at it’s a excellent deal. A bike with a lot going for it, the only missing feature is a bit character; with a touch personality, it would be the touring of a lifetime.

Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic LT
Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic LT
Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic LT
Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic LT


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