2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS

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2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS

Model Overview:

2012 Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS

Bodystyle Cruiser
Warranty 36 months
Manufacturer Country Japan
Introduction Year 2009
Displacement (cc) 1700
Engine Type V Twin
Nextstep Bg

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager ABS

Intro

The 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 a classic cruiser motorcycle that is both visually appealing as well being handled to perform with precision. The Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 first made its debut in 2009 and has been gaining in popularity every year. The Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 comes in six distinct models. These are the Vulcan 1700 Classic, Vulcan 1700 Nomad, Vulcan 1700 Vaquero and Vaquero special edition, Vulcan 1700 Voyager and Voyager ABS. The complete lines of the Kawasaki Vulcan’s all are designed to handle with supreme power and precise handling and performance.

The Vulcan 1700 Classic is equipped with state of the art technology and powered by a V-twin engine. The engine is a whooping 103.7 inches and throbs with power. The engine is also liquid cooled which helps to deliver the power and performance behind this bike. Its powerful fuel-injected engine combined with a six speed transmission make the Vulcan 1700 Classic a top choice for just about any rider. The Vulcan also features easy hands off warm up as well as an idle speed control. The Vulcan is designed to deliver peak torque even at lower rpms which is ideal for those urban city streets. This machine is meant both for the steady urban cruise as well being able to really feel and experience the power on the open road.

The Vulcan 1700 classic was designed to be as light and slim as possible without losing the classic look or powerful performance. The easy to reach handlebars system helps improve a rider's confidence in all driving conditions. These handlebars also help to give one increased slow speed maneuvering control so that no matter what speed one is driving the rider will always have complete control of the bike. The compact frame of the bike features a shorter wheelbase as well as a shorter distance between the seat and the steering. All of these upgrades are ideal for easy maneuvering as well as keeping the rider comfortable.

New For 2012
  • Fully electronic throttle value system that delivers better performance, better throttle response and increased fuel mileage.
  • Improved automatic altitude adjustment.
  • Front end suspension is a large 43 mm single fork that allows for 5.5 inches of travel.
  • Electronic throttle value enhances the response time without distracting from the V-Twin engine.
  • A throttle position sensor (TPS) is also in place. This helps with the air flow and helps to distribute the airflow throughout the bike.
  • On board diagnostic system that allows for self testing of the electrical system as well as displaying the codes for any malfunctions.

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Specs

  • Model: 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700
  • Engine Type: 1700cc liquid cooled V-twin
  • Bore and Stroke: 102mm x 104mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.5:1
  • Valve Train: Dual Cam
  • Induction: Digital fuel injection
  • Ignition: TCBI with digital advance
  • Transmission: six speed
  • Final Drive: Belt
  • Fuel Capacity: 5.3 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy:
  • Brakes (Front): Dual disc with dual twin piston calipers
  • Brakes (Rear): Single disc with twin piston calipers
  • Suspension (Front): Hydraulic fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Swingarm with twin air. Four way rebound samping
  • Wheelbase: 65.6 inches
  • Rake: 30 degrees
  • Trail: 7.0 inches
  • Seat Height: 28.7 inches
  • Curb Weight: 834 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 130/90 x 16
  • Tires (Rear): 170/70 x 16

Accessories

  • Custom fit cover that is waterproof. This cover will help to keep the bike clean and help to protect from the harsh weather elements.
  • Additional rear storage in the form of either luggage racks or custom saddlebags. Come in variety of colors and sizes.
  • Dust cover with a ventilated system. Ideal for long term storage indoor use only.
  • Fuel tank pad for added protection from sharp and/or heavy objects. Fuel pad can also help to protect from debris and dirt.
  • Custom seat covers in a variety of colors and styles to help give the bike more of a customized look and feel.
  • Handlebar grip protectors. Help to keep weather elements such as rain and snow away from the grip area. Allowing the rider to be able to keep control even in bad weather.

Key Competitors For The 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700

  • 2012 Honda Stateline
  • 2012 Star Stratoline
  • 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere
  • 2012 Harley-Davidson Night Rod

Available Vulcan 1700 Sub Models

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic Buyer's Guide 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic
Bodystyle:
Cruiser
HP/Torque:
N/A / 108
2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero Special Edition Buyer's Guide 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero Special Edition
Bodystyle:
Touring
HP/Torque:
N/A / 108
2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad Buyer's Guide 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad
Bodystyle:
Cruiser
HP/Torque:
N/A / 108
2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager Buyer's Guide 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager
Bodystyle:
Touring
HP/Torque:
N/A / 108
2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero Buyer's Guide 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero
Bodystyle:
Touring
HP/Torque:
N/A / 108
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