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Make a statement with the Kawasaki Vulcan® 900 Custom motorcycle. This 903cc V-twin exudes as much style as it does muscle, with a distinctive look that will turn any passerby into a rubberneck. The exhaust and contoured fuel tank highlight the striking appearance of the Vulcan 900 Custom, with deep black elements that give it the look of a custom-built bike. While the appearance says handcrafted, the performance speaks for itself with a smooth ride, balanced handling and steadfast reliability.

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Dual Throttle Valves

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  • Engine


    4-stroke, 55° V-twin, 4 valves per cylinder, SOHC, liquid-cooled


    903cc/55.10 cu in

    Bore x Stroke

    88.0 x 74.2mm

    Compression Ratio


    Fuel System

    DFI® 34mm throttle bodies (2), with sub-throttle valves


    TCBI with digital advance


    5-speed with positive neutral finder

  • Suspension

    Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

    41mm hydraulic telescopic fork/5.9 in

    Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel

    Uni-Trak® swingarm, 7-way adjustable spring preload/4.1 in

    Front Tire


    Rear Tire


    Ground Clearance

    5.5 in


    64.8 in


    33°/7.2 in

  • Totals

    Maximum Torque

    58.2 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm

    Overall Length

    94.7 in

    Overall Width

    35.2 in

    Overall Height

    44.1 in

    Seat Height

    27.0 in

    Curb Weight

    610.8 lb**

    Fuel Capacity

    5.3 gal

  • General

    Final Drive

    Kevlar-reinforced belt

    Frame Type

    Double cradle, high-tensile steel

    Color Choices

    Metallic Matte Graphite Gray/Metallic Flat Spark Black

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36, or 48 months

  • Brakes

    Front Brakes

    Single 300mm hydraulic disc

    Rear Brakes

    Single 270mm hydraulic disc

  • Guarantee


    12 Month Limited Warranty

**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).

Specifications subject to change

KAWASAKI CARES: Always wear a helmet, eye protection, and proper apparel. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Read Owner’s Manual and all on-product warnings. Professional rider shown on a closed course. ©2020 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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