Large and in charge: 114 hoursepower propels the C109R to grin-inducing speeds in no time.
The latest-and biggest-iteration of the ever-expanding Boulevard lineup.
Honda VTX1800R, Kawasaki Vulcan 2000 Classic
|Price ||$13,799 |
|Engine type ||l-c 54-deg. V-twin |
|Valve train ||DOHC, 4v |
|Displacement ||1783cc |
|Transmission ||5-speed |
|Claimed horsepower ||114 bhp @ 5800 rpm |
|Claimed torque ||116 lb.-ft. @ 3200 rpm |
|Frame ||Steel double-cradle |
|Front suspension ||49mm Showa fork |
|Rear suspension ||Showa shock with adjustable spring preload |
|Front brake ||Dual three-piston calipers, 290mm discs, linked |
|Rear brake ||Single two-piston caliper, 275mm disc, linked |
|Front tire ||150/80-16 Bridgestone |
|Rear tire ||240/55-16 Bridgestone |
|Seat height ||28.0 in. |
|Wheelbase ||69.1 in. |
|Fuel capacity ||5.0 gal. |
|Claimed dry weight ||787 lbs. |
Verdict 4.5 stars out of 5
Classic looks and enough power to be first in line at the all-you-can-eat buffet.