Kawasaki Vulcan S (Full Power) (MY23)

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Features of the Kawasaki 2023 VULCAN S

649 cc parallel-twin with Full power | Tailored riding position with ERGO-FIT

  • Ninja-derived power and performance
  • Sporty handling
  • Adjustable riding positions

Overview of the Kawasaki VULCAN S model range

Unlike any other cruiser, the Vulcan S is designed to transport riders into a sporty realm in edgy style. Blending an aggressive ride with a vintage styling and a powerful 649 cc engine, this bike kicks any experience into high gear. Whether you’re commuting to work or enjoying a day trip, the Vulcan S adds confidence-inspiring performance to every ride.

  • 649 cc parallel-twin engine
  • Sportbike-derived chassis and suspension
  • Find your fit with ERGO-FIT technology


Adjust your riding position to fit your height and reach: Take command of comfort with 18 different adjustable configurations to achieve your preferred fit.

  • COMFORT - A Perfect Fit: ERGO-FIT is an exclusive sizing system that creates the perfect fit for riders of all sizes by offering adjustments to the bike’s seat, footpegs and handlebar to accommodate the rider’s height and reach. With 18 possible configurations between Reduced Reach, Mid Reach, and Extended Reach, ERGO-FIT helps produce a more comfortable and confident riding experience.
  • REDUCED REACH - 5’6” and Under: This configuration is the starting point for average-height to shorter riders. The handlebar is positioned one inch closer to you for a confident riding experience, while the Reduced Reach sculpted seat is tapered and moves you two inches forward. Footpegs are placed rearward for an optimal leg stretch.* *Accessory shift-linkage rods required when changing footpeg position from standard.
  • MID REACH - 5’7” to 6’0: This configuration is the starting point for average-height riders. The handlebar is positioned to accommodate both average-height and taller riders. The Mid Reach sculpted seat is tapered for an easy reach to the ground and footpegs are placed in the standard position for optimal comfort.
  • EXTENDED REACH - 6’1” and Over: This configuration is the starting point for average-height to tall riders. The handlebar is positioned to accommodate both taller and average-height riders, while Extended Reach sculpted seat moves hip support back one inch to provide extra room. Additionally, footpegs are placed forward for optimal leg comfort.* *Accessory shift-linkage rods required when changing footpeg position from standard.


Sportbike DNA: Powered by a 649 cc Ninja-derived engine, the Vulcan S delivers potent power with ample low-to mid-range torque for an exhilarating ride.

  • ENGINE - Smooth & Torquey: The compact 649 cc parallel-twin engine delivers smooth and responsive power. A light overall weight produces easy handling and exceptional performance for a confidence-inspiring experience.
  • ROLL-ON POWER - Feel Every RPM: Predictable roll-on power contributes to a confident riding experience as the revs climb, offering a spirited ride in the high-rpm range.


Sport Cruiser Performance: The Vulcan S delivers exhilarating sport cruiser performance for maximum enjoyment on every ride.

  • CHASSIS - Lightweight & Responsive: Sportbike-derived chassis and suspension provides light and responsive handling for easy manoeuvring and sporty feel.
  • SUSPENSION - Smooth & Adjustable: Built to accommodate a variety of riders, the rear shock features a seven-position preload adjuster that can optimise the rear suspension, ensuring a smooth, comfortable ride. Adjustments can be made to suit rider preference—a softer setting for a plusher feel or stiffer setting for a sportier ride.
  • WHEELS - Optimal Traction: Sportbike-influenced wheels and tyres contribute to the light-handling feel and provide confident traction.

Kawasaki Vulcan S (Full Power) (MY23)

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or pay $56.00* per week.


Engine Management TechnologyDual Throttle Valves, Economical Riding Indicator
Chassis Management TechnologyABS (Anti-lock Brake System), ERGO-FIT


Maximum Power 45.0 kW {61 PS} / 7,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 63.0 Nm {6.4 kgfm} / 6,600 rpm
Engine 4-stroke Parallel Twin
Displacement 649 cc
Bore x Stroke 83.0 x 60.0 mm
Compression Ratio 10.8:1
Valve System DOHC, 8 valves
Fuel System Fuel injection: ø38 mm x 2 with dual throttle valves
Ignition Digital
Starting Electric
Cooling Liquid-cooled
Lubrication Forced lubrication, semi-dry sump
Transmission 6-speed, return
Primary Reduction Ratio 2.095 (88/42)
Gear Ratio: 1st 2.438 (39/16)
Gear Ratio: 2nd 1.714 (36/21)
Gear Ratio: 3rd 1.333 (32/24)
Gear Ratio: 4th 1.111 (30/27)
Gear Ratio: 5th 0.966 (28/29)
Gear Ratio: 6th 0.852 (23/27)
Final Reduction Ratio 3.067 (46/15)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual
Final Drive Chain


Frame Perimeter, high-tensile steel
Front Suspension ø41 mm telescopic fork
Rear Suspension Offset laydown single-shock, linkage-equipped, with adjustable spring preload
Front Wheel Travel 130 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 80 mm
Rake 31.0°
Trail 120 mm
Steering Angle (L/R) 35° / 35°
Front Tyre 120/70R18M/C 59H
Rear Tyre 160/60R17M/C 69H
Front Brake/s ø300 mm disc
Front Caliper/s Dual-piston
Rear Brake ø250 mm disc
Rear Caliper Single-piston


Dimensions (LxWxH) 2,310 x 880 x 1,100 mm
Wheelbase 1,575 mm
Road Clearance 130 mm
Seat Height 705 mm
Curb Mass 226 kg
Fuel Capacity 14 litres
Model Code EN650DPFNN


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