- Sporty features
- Great overall look & finish
- Might be pricey for the budget-friendly segment
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Kawasaki Vulcan S Overview
Kawasaki has finally launched its new Vulcan S in the Indian automobile markets at a price of Rs. 5.44 Lakh. The Kawasaki Vulcan S is the first cruiser bike series from the bike manufacturing company to be launched in India. The latest Vulcan S by Kawasaki comes with an overall contemporary cruiser styling. The overall designing & styling of the bike has been based on its predecessor model Kawasaki Ninja 650 Sports Tourer bike. The Japanese automobile company will be officially unveiling the much-awaited Kawasaki Vulcan S in the Indian automobile markets during the Auto Expo 2018. The Kawasaki Vulcan S has come to India as a CKD (Completely Knocked Unit) unit and will be getting its proper assemblage at the Kawasaki’s plant located in Chakan, Pune.
Kawasaki Vulcan S Engine & Transmission
The bike has been powered by a 649cc liquid-cooled, 8 valves, DOHC, parallel twin engine which ensures the delivery of smoother and responsive overall performance. The engine is able to produce around 61 PS of power at 7500 rpm along with a peak torque of 62.8 Nm at 6600 rpm. The engine of the bike has been mated to a 6-speed transmission gearbox.
Kawasaki Vulcan S Breaking and Safety
The Kawasaki Vulcan S features an 18-inch wheel towards its front along with a 17-inch wheel towards the rear end. The front wheel of the bike sports the 120/70 rubber wheels and comes equipped with 300 mm single disc brake featuring dual pistons. Towards the rear, the wheel of the bike sports 160/60 tyres equipped with 250 mm single disc with a single piston. Dual channel ABS has been offered as standard to this cruiser bike.
Kawasaki Vulcan S Competitors
The Kawasaki Vulcan S will be competing against the upcoming Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 and Harley Davidson Street 750.
Kawasaki Vulcan S Mileage
The bike comes with an engine displacement value of 649 cc. In terms of its overall features, the bike sports a curved flowing design which has been coupled with the direct long & low stance. Based on its standard model of Kawasaki Ninja 650 sports tourer, the Vulcan S series comes with some modern design touches. For creating a unique design, the bike features inverted triangle headlamps along with the position lamp, forward-set foot pegs, and wide opened tapering handlebar. On the accessories front, the Kawasaki Vulcan S has been equipped with a shortened black exhaust pipe along with comfortable split seats and a bucket-style seating arrangement for the rider.
Kawasaki Vulcan S Performance and Handling
The presence of modern features in Vulcan S like the low seating height coupled with friendly power delivery makes it a perfect cruiser bike for the beginner riders who wish to enjoy the experiences of leisure motorcycling. The entire dynamics and user-friendly power delivery of the Kawasaki Vulcan S make it an excellent bike –on the streets or even on highways and rough terrains. In terms of handling, the bike comes with features of a middle-weight cruiser to ensure better handling by the riders.
Kawasaki Vulcan S What we think
The USP of the Kawasaki Vulcan S includes cruiser, contemporary looks with the reliability of the Kawasaki.