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The Vulcan® 1700 Vaquero® ABS cruiser may look like a custom V-twin bagger, but this motorcycle is in a class of its own. A 1,700cc roaring engine featuring advanced Kawasaki technology offers a smooth, reassuring ride. The blacked-out engine, distinct bodywork styling and select chrome accents create a unique and bold appearance. Enhance the fun-factor of Kawasaki performance with the head-turning style of the Vulcan 1700 Vaquero ABS.

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Kawasaki Technology

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Electronic Cruise Control

Electronic Cruise Control allows the rider to maintain a desired speed (engine rpm) with the simple press of a button. Because the rider does not have to constantly maintain the throttle position, this system allows relaxed cruising.

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Electronic Throttle Valves

Electronic Throttle Valves allow the ECU to deliver the ideal amount of fuel and air to the engine.

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K-ACT (Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology) ABS

K-ACT (Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-braking Technology) ABS is an advanced brake system that links the front and rear brakes for stable braking.

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Specifications

  • Engine

    Engine

    4-stroke, 52-degree V-twin, liquid-cooled

    Displacement

    1,700cc/103.7 cu in

    Bore x Stroke

    102.0 x 104.0mm

    Compression Ratio

    9.5:1

    Fuel System

    DFI 42mm Throttle Bodies (2)

    Ignition

    TCBI w/ Electronic Advance

    Transmission

    6-speed with overdrive and positive neutral finder

  • Suspension

    Front Suspension / Wheel Travel

    45mm Showa telescopic fork/5.5 in

    Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel

    Swingarm with twin air-assisted shocks, with 4-way rebound damping/3.1 in

    Front Tire

    130/90-16

    Rear Tire

    170/70-16

    Rake/Trail

    30°/7.0 in

    Ground Clearance

    5.7 in

    Wheelbase

    65.6 in

  • Totals

    Overall Length

    98.8 in

    Overall Width

    38.2 in

    Overall Height

    50.8 in

    Seat Height

    28.7 in

    Curb Weight

    844.5 lb**

    Fuel Capacity

    5.3 gal

    Maximum Torque

    107.6 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm

  • General

    Final Drive

    Carbon fiber-reinforced belt

    Frame Type

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

    Color Choices

    METALLIC CARBON GRAY / METALLIC SPARK BLACK

    Kawasaki Protection Plus (optional)

    12, 24, 36 months

    Electronic Rider Aids

    Electronic cruise control, Kawasaki Advanced Coactive-Braking Technology (K-ACT II) ABS

    Special Features

    Integrated audio system with SiriusXM ® Radio compatibility

  • Brakes

    Front Brakes

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

    Rear Brakes

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

  • Guarantee

    Warranty

    36 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. ©2021 Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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