2017 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS

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THE KAWASAKI DIFFERENCE

COMBINING SHOW-STOPPING STYLE WITH THE PERFORMANCE AND DEPENDABILITY OF A PRODUCTION KAWASAKI MOTORCYCLE, THE VULCAN® 1700 VAQUERO® IS THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS. A THUNDEROUS 1,700cc FUEL-INJECTED V-TWIN FEATURING ADVANCED KAWASAKI TECHNOLOGY OFFERS A SMOOTH, REASSURING RIDE.

  • Fuel-injected 52-degree 1,700cc V-twin delivers high torque levels with a powerful and distinct V-twin feel
  • Electronic cruise control system can be activated in 3rd gear or at any speed between 30mph and 85mph
  • Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology (K-ACT II) ABS helps ensure ideal brake force distribution for confident braking
  • Stylish, frame-mounted fairing keeps steering feel light by directing aerodynamic forces into the chassis
  • Feature-rich, AM/FM/WB audio system with iPod® and SiriusXM® radio compatibility
  • Hard, lockable and sealed, side-opening saddlebags provide nearly 10 gallons of storage space each

General Information

Manufacturer Kawasaki
Model Year 2017
Model Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS
Model Code VN1700KHFL
Color Candy Cardinal Red

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Dual 300 mm discs, dual 4-piston calipers, K-ACT II ABS

Rear - Single 300 mm disc, 2-piston caliper, K-ACT II ABS

Tires

Front - 130/90 x 16

Rear - 170/70 x 16

Dimensions

Length Overall - 98.8 in.
Height Overall - 50.8 in.
Width Overall - 38.2 in.
Weight

Curb - 844.5 lb.

Curb weight includes all necessary materials and fluids to operate correctly, full tank of fuel (more than 90 percent capacity) and tool kit (if supplied).

Ground Clearance 5.7 in.
Wheelbase 65.6 in.
Seat Height 28.7 in.

Drivetrain

Transmission 6-speed with overdrive and positive neutral finder
Final Drive Carbon fiber-reinforced belt

Engine

Engine 4-stroke, 52° V-twin
Displacement 1,700 cc (103.7 cu.in.)
Bore x Stroke 102 x 104 mm
Torque 107.6 ft. - lb. @ 2,750 rpm maximum
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel System DFI® with (2) 42 mm throttle bodies
Fuel Capacity 5.3 gal.
Ignition TCBI with digital advance
Cooling Liquid

Operational

Frame Steel, double-cradle with box-section single-tube backbone
Suspension

Front - 45 mm hydraulic fork

Wheel Travel - 5.5 in.

Rear - Swingarm with twin air-assisted shocks with 4-way rebound damping

Wheel Travel - 3.1 in.

Rake 30 degrees
Trail 7 in.

Other

Warranty 36 Month Limited Warranty