2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom Review

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Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900

— 2012 Kawasaki 900 Custom

2012 Kawasaki 900 Custom Review

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Inspired by the inspired by history. The Vulcan® 900 and Custom Special Edition draw from the styling from back in the day and modern There-s plenty to like the Custom-s styling profile, its aggressive flat handlebar to footpegs. The stylish cast including a solid-look rear give it a distinctive appearance. And the rear tire is the largest in its highlighting its big bike style.

And its price tag makes the Custom an more appealing ride.

The 900 Custom-s appeal is more just paint-deep. It has a fuel-injected engine that produces roll-on acceleration rivaling the of much larger motorcycles yet it-s wrapped in a nimble that lets it turn and like no heavyweight motorcycle

The 900 Custom-s unique, edgy shows it can stand out from the Kawasaki engineers and designers on delivering a motorcycle with a appearance typically found on expensive two-wheel offerings. A rear tire, light-looking end accentuated by a thin 21-inch wheel, and sculpted bodywork top the features of the Vulcan 900 Custom.

one of the most striking examples of Vulcan cruiser-s distinctive is its large-diameter 21-inch front wheel — itself rare in the custom-building world. The features spokes arranged in for a special visual appeal. the lightweight look of the front end is a wide rear wheel a 180mm tire on a 15-inch wheel that gives the the feeling of sitting on a one-of-a-kind, motorcycle.

Bridging the visual contrast the front and rear wheels is a and subtle fuel tank. Its lines easily lead the eye the careful and delicate curves blend together the highly form of this gem of mid-sized A matte black frame an understated framework for the Kawasaki that is the appealing and gutsy, V-Twin Vulcan 900 Custom.

Its aesthetics grace a platform perfect for customization with accessories.

Ready for anything local streets to highway the Vulcan 900 Custom-s good excellent stability, easy and startling good looks this Kawasaki the one to own.

an even more exclusive Then the -Special Edition- may satisfy that craving. The 900 Custom SE comes with all the of an expensive handmade creation for a of the cost and none of the maintenance It features a special black-out on the air cleaner, engine cases, and To go along with the special treatment, this year-s Edition features solid wheels.

The 2012 Vulcan 900 Custom SE is off with a Special Edition Sparking Orange paint with a tribal pinstripe on the tank and rear fender.


The Vulcan 900 Custom is a built custom bike really stands out from the It-s the result of Kawasaki’s of the essence of a true custom A study in contrasts, its low set rear, rear tyre and solid wheel are juxtaposed against a and lightweight front end.

the flick of a switch, the fuel V-Twin Vulcan 900 Custom to life, its satisfying pulse the rider to hit the open road. The good acceleration and light, handling characteristics offer a free riding sensation will have riders to dismount, except perhaps to their ride.

Designed to good from all angles, the crafted Vulcan 900 Custom-s creates delicate patterns of and shadow, enhancing the Custom-s appearance.

Whether booming the highway or cruising slowly city streets, the Vulcan 900 light sporty handling it one easy to ride cruiser.

Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom and Benefits

Key Features

— liquid-cooled V-twin offers the balance of performance and maneuverability

Stylish cast wheels solid-look rear and -twin-spoke-

— Forward-mounted foot for laid-back riding position

Fat 180-series rear tire is in class

— Stylish includes convenient fuel

— 5.3-gallon fuel is largest in class

— and stylish belt drive for life

— Digital injection for precise throttle and improved fuel economy

V-twin SOHC Engine

Smooth and reliable engine to deliver a healthy dose of at low rpm

— Gear-driven balancer the use of a single-pin crankshaft without vibration

— Rubber to reduce engine vibration at all

Four-valve Cylinder Head

Provides maximum valve for optimum flow, creating power and low-end torque

Single overhead cam design is lightweight and practical

— intake tracts narrow the combustion chamber to increase flow speed for more filling, increased torque and low-end response

Liquid and Air

— Finned cylinders and combine with liquid for exceptional thermal control

Maintains consistent engine for long engine life and power

— Automatic fan keep things cool

Slash-cut Mufflers

— Big mufflers look great and emission reducing honeycomb

Positive Neutral Finder

Just lift the shift from first gear at a to easily find neutral, time

Electronic Fuel Injection

Superb performance and rideability to dual throttle bodies sub-throttles

— The ECU-controlled are located behind the main valve, allowing the DFI® to provide more precise response, similar to a constant carburetor

— Fine-atomizing injectors produce a fine mist for optimal acceleration, and fuel consumption

Double Frame

— Very large-diameter box section backbone space for a larger fuel and offers high stability and handling at low speeds

— offset and frame geometry for light, low-effort handling at speeds

— Long contributes to highway stability

Triangular swingarm has a hardtail but utilizes a single shock beneath the seat

— and low chassis for minimal seat maximum visual impact

Drive — Lower weight than shaft to improve ride quality and action

— Low maintenance and low

41mm Front Fork

Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom

Offers excellent rigidity and 5.9 of travel

— 33 degrees of and 7.2 inches of trail for excellent line stability

Front and Disc Brakes

— A front and 270mm rear are both gripped by twin-piston for some of the best stopping in the class

Custom Cast 21-inch Wheel

— The wheel-s 18 are arranged in pairs

— and flanged in two directions, every and surface of each 3D spoke is curved

Wide Rear

— 180mm rear provides added stability projecting a powerful image

Wider tire than found on most large-displacement

— Custom cast rear wheel contrasts the tall front wheel

Speedometer with Turn Indicators and Caution Lamps Provides riders crucial at a glance

— Compact matches the bike-s clean

Sculpted Bodywork

— tank features a twin design, with a dynamic and presence all its own

— Designed to be to both the eye and to the touch, the tank is exclusively of curves with varying radii; the twin design theme continues to the fender and its hand-sculpted contours

Bottom of the rear fender a relatively straight cut, to the lines of the motorcycle


— Chromed headlamp, mount, lower triple and turn signals as well as shift lever and rear lever

— Clean design is compact and isolated a central fork cover or bar

— Small, minimalist and lack of front fork also contribute to the slender of the front end

— Sporty, straight-style adds to the bike-s custom Instead of handlebar clamps, tubes elegantly curve from the upper triple Both the handlebar and twin are completely chromed

— footpegs instead of floorboards add to the image and improve rider

— One-piece -gunfighter- seat is designed for comfortable and passenger accommodation and a custom-style

— Matte black emphasizes the chrome finishing

Standard toe-operated shift instead of a heel-toe shifter the forward footpegs for a more rider position


— Black-out treatment on air engine cases, handlebar, and rear fender struts

New for 2012, solid black enhance blackout look

Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom USA Specifications/Technical Details

US MSRP $8,699 — 8,999 USD


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