Kawasaki Vulcan VN1500 Bikes For Sale

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Specs

  • Seat Height: Low (720 mm / 28.3 inches)
  • Dry Weight: Very Heavy (337 kg / 743 lbs)
  • Fuel Capacity: High (19.0 litres / 5.0 US gallons)
  • Economy: Average (45 mpg / 6.3 l/100km / 15.9 km/l)
  • Range: High (190 miles / 306 km)
  • Top Speed: High (110 mph / 177 km/h)
  • Capacity: Very High (1,470 cc)
  • Power: Average (64 bhp / 48 kW)
  • Redline: Average (5,000 rpm)
  • Road Tax / VED: Very High (£101 Per Year)

For Sale (4)

  • KAWASAKI VN 1500 DRIFTER 2001 51 - POWDER COATED RIMS
    £5,990 🤍
    • £1040 Over Guide Price
    • 2001
    • Melton Mowbray(Map)
    • ebay
    • KAWASAKI VN 1500 DRIFTER 51 - POWDER COATED RIMS
  • 1999 KAWASAKI VN1500 VULCAN CLASSIC TOURER  23015 KMS (14301 MILES).
    £5,995 🤍
    • £1400 Over Guide Price
    • 1999
    • Brackley(Map)
    • ebay
    • KAWASAKI VN1500 VULCAN CLASSIC TOURER 23015 KMS (14301 MILES).
  • 1998 KAWASAKI VN1500 VULCAN CLASSIC TOURER  28192kms (17518 miles).
    £5,995 🤍
    • £1540 Over Guide Price
    • 1998
    • Brackley(Map)
    • ebay
    • KAWASAKI VN1500 VULCAN CLASSIC TOURER 28192kms (17518 miles).
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Price Guide & Used Prices

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2007
£6,150
£4,900
£4,300
20,200
2006
£5,900
£4,750
£4,150
23,400
2005
£5,700
£4,550
£4,000
26,600
2004
£5,500
£4,400
£3,850
29,600
2003
£5,300
£4,250
£3,700
32,500
2002
£5,100
£4,100
£3,600
35,000
2001
£4,950
£3,950
£3,450
37,100
2000
£4,750
£3,800
£3,350
38,800
1999
£4,600
£3,700
£3,250
39,900
1998
£4,450
£3,550
£3,100
40,300
1997
£4,300
£3,450
£3,050
40,000
1996
£4,200
£3,350
£2,950
38,900
1995
£4,050
£3,250
£2,850
36,800
1994
£3,950
£3,150
£2,750
33,700
1993
£3,850
£3,100
£2,700
29,600
1992
£3,750
£3,000
£2,650
24,200
1991
£3,700
£2,950
£2,600
17,600
1990
£3,600
£2,900
£2,550
9,500
1989
£3,550
£2,850
£2,500
1,000
1988
£3,500
£2,800
£2,450
1,000
1987
£3,450
£3,450
£3,450
1,000

Year shows signs of appreciation

Gear & Accessories

Review In A Few

Pros

  • Loads of low down torque
  • Cool cruiser looks
  • Comfort

Cons

  • Super heavy
  • Basic dash

Video Reviews

Check out this video review from Srkcycles.

What Is It?

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 is a premium cruiser style bike. It is powered by a liquid cooled 1,470 cc (90 cubic inches) V-Twin engine which puts out 64.4 bhp at 4,700 rpm and maximum torque at just 2,800 rpm.

Features include:

  • Shaft final drive
  • Steel tubular frame and Aluminium swingarm
  • 41 mm fork with 150 mm travel
  • Adjustable rear shocks with 100 mm travel
  • 320 mm disc up front with two piston caliper
  • 280 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper
  • Analogue dash
  • 2->2 exhaust system
  • 4 speed gearbox

The wire-spoked 16" wheels take a Dunlop D404 130/90 tyre at the front and a 150/80 at the rear.

The Touring version adds the screen, hard panniers and dual front discs.

Accessories include the screen, leather panniers and pillion backrest.

Colours: Green, red, red/yellow

Model History & Updates

  • 1998: 5 speed gearbox and fuel injection.
  • 2001: £8,390 Mean Streak version with 72 bhp at 5,500 rpm, 17" wheels, 43 mm fork, dual 320 mm discs with six piston calipers, a top speed of 120 mph and 289 kg dry. Check out this video review from Men and Motors.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2007
1
-
1
Rarely
2006
1
-
1
Rarely
2005
13
5
18
Rarely
2004
53
50
103
19 / month
2003
78
55
133
Rarely
2002
96
95
191
38 / month
2001
55
49
104
12 / month
2000
40
31
71
4 / month
1999
46
57
103
48 / month
1998
46
49
95
27 / month
1997
50
85
135
2 / month
1996
17
21
38
Rarely
1995
1
1
2
Rarely
1994
1
6
7
Rarely
1993
15
30
45
30 / month
1992
-
1
1
Rarely
1991
-
-
-
Rarely
1990
2
7
9
Rarely
1989
5
11
16
Rarely
1988
5
15
20
Rarely
1987
1
2
3
Rarely

Source: DVLA

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