2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic Special Edition

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2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic Special Edition

Model Overview:

2012 Vulcan 900 Classic Special Edition

Bodystyle Cruiser
Warranty 12 months
Manufacturer Country Japan
Introduction Year 2012
Displacement (cc) 903
Engine Type V Twin
Nextstep Bg

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic Special Edition

Intro

The Kawasaki Vulcan 900 is a classic cruiser that is just as fun to ride as it is to look at. The Kawasaki Vulcan 900 is a mid weight cruiser that has been in production since 2006. When introduced in 2006, three models came out. These are the Vulcan Classic, The Vulcan 900 Classic LT and the Vulcan 900 Custom. The complete line of Kawasaki Vulcan's all come equipped with V-twin engines.

When it comes to the looks and the style of the Kawasaki Vulcan 900, there is no question about it- this bike will get noticed. The Vulcan has superior low end styling, tapered front bucket seats and classic wide handlebars. The tapered front bucket seats are not only designed for comfort on those long rides but is also suited for riders of all sizes and shapes. Rider foot boards that have heel and toe shifters also come standard on the Kawasaki Vulcan 900 classic. These foot boards were designed to enhance the comfort level of the rider.

The Vulcan 900 also packs quite a punch. It's powered by a 903cc liquid cooled engine that performs with precision and excellence. The Vulcan 900 has an easy to control fuel injection which helps with the handling and performance at lower speeds. When you want that extra speed the low RPM torque is bound to provide the thrilling ride in just about any road conditions. One of the key features to be noted about the Vulcan 900 is the auto fast idling system that helps to ensure that the engine stays at a fixed speed in all starting conditions.

This mid weight classic cruiser has been turning heads for quite some. From the precision handling to the classic look, the Vulcan 900 classic is always a great choice. These mid size cruisers are great for the long open road or the short daily trips. Power, performance and style is what one can expect from the 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic.

New For 2012
  • Dual throttle bodies with sub-throttles that provide an optimal rider experience.
  • Sub-throttles are located behind the main throttle. This helps to retain a more precise throttle response.
  • Rear tire is the largest in the class. The rear tire is part of the 180-series.
  • Improved fuel economy due to the digital fuel injection. The digital fuel injection also helps deliver a precise throttle response.
  • Positive neutral finder that allows the rider to find neutral with ease. Simply lift the pedal from first gear while stopped.
  • A temperature warming light that is now part of the liquid and air cooling system. Automatic fans help to keep everything cool while the bike is motion.

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Specs

  • Model: 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic
  • Engine Type: V-Twin, liquid cooled
  • Bore and Stroke: 88x 74.2 mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.5:1
  • Valve Train: Dual overhead cam
  • Induction: Liquid
  • Ignition: Electronic advance with TCBI
  • Transmission: five-speed
  • Final Drive: Belt
  • Fuel Capacity: 5.3 Gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: TBD
  • Brakes (Front): Hydraulic Disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Hydraulic Disc
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic Fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Twin Sided Swing Arm
  • Wheelbase: 64.8 inches
  • Rake: 32 degrees
  • Trail: 6.3 inches
  • Seat Height: 26.8 inches
  • Curb Weight: 619 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 130/90-16
  • Tires (Rear): 180/70-15

Accessories

  • Custom Cobra light bar. These light bars are installed on the front of the bike and come with a variety of options.
  • Custom fit cover to help protect the bike from the harsh elements as well as dirt and debris. Cover can be used for both indoor and outdoor storage.
  • Indoor storage cover that is ventilated as well. Good for long term storage.
  • Passenger back seat that is custom fit for the Kawasaki Vulcan 900 classic. The back seat is made from chrome steel bar construction and can be easily attached as well as removed for when not in use.
  • Gel seats are also available. These seats are waterproof and helps to even out the seating pressure. The gel inserts come ready to go and require no break in period.
  • Custom saddlebags in a variety of colors and styles. These provide extra storage and are easily attached and detached.
  • Luggage rack for additional storage.

Key Competitors For The 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900

  • 2012 Yamaha VStar 950
  • 2012 Suzuki C50 Boulevard
  • 2012 Honda Shadow Aero

Available Vulcan 900 Sub Models

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic Buyer's Guide 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic
Bodystyle:
Cruiser
HP/Torque:
N/A / 58.2
2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom Special Edition Buyer's Guide 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom Special Edition
Bodystyle:
Cruiser
HP/Torque:
N/A / 58.2
2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom Buyer's Guide 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom
Bodystyle:
Cruiser
HP/Torque:
N/A / 58.2
2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT Buyer's Guide 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic LT
Bodystyle:
Touring
HP/Torque:
N/A / 58.2
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