Kawasaki Vulcan VN1700 Bikes For Sale

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Kawasaki Vulcan VN1700
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Specs

  • Seat Height: Low (720 mm / 28.3 inches)
  • Weight: Very Heavy (345 kg / 761 lbs)
  • Fuel Capacity: High (20.0 litres / 5.3 US gallons)
  • Economy: Average (45 mpg / 6.3 l/100km / 15.9 km/l)
  • Range: High (200 miles / 322 km)
  • Top Speed: High (115 mph / 185 km/h)
  • Capacity: Very High (1,700 cc)
  • Power: Average (74 bhp / 55 kW)
  • Power to Weight: Low (0.214 bhp/kg / 0.160 kW/kg)
  • Redline: Average (5,600 rpm)
  • Road Tax / VED: Very High (£101 Per Year)
  • Launch RRP: £9,900

For Sale (6)

  • KAWASAKI VN 1700 CLASSIC 2009 59 - COBRA EXHAUSTS
    £8,490 🤍
    • £640 Over Guide Price
    • 2009
    • Melton Mowbray(Map)
    • ebay
    • KAWASAKI VN 1700 CLASSIC 59 - COBRA EXHAUSTS
  • KAWASAKI VN 1700 DFF NOMAD ABS FULL LUGGAGE CUSTOM CRUISER 2015 65
    £10,290 🤍
    • £890 Over Guide Price
    • 2015
    • Bradford(Map)
    • ebay
    • KAWASAKI VN 1700 DFF NOMAD ABS FULL LUGGAGE CUSTOM CRUISER 65
  • 2011/11 KAWASAKI VN1700 E9F CLASSIC CRUISER PRISTINE
    £7,850 🤍
    • £200 Under Guide Price
    • 2011
    • Darlington(Map)
    • ebay
    • 11 KAWASAKI VN1700 E9F CLASSIC CRUISER PRISTINE
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Price Guide & Used Prices

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2018
£11,250
£9,000
£7,900
8,200
2017
£10,550
£8,450
£7,400
5,900
2016
£9,950
£7,950
£6,950
4,500
2015
£9,400
£7,550
£6,600
4,100
2014
£8,950
£7,150
£6,250
4,300
2013
£8,550
£6,850
£6,000
5,300
2012
£8,250
£6,600
£5,800
6,800
2011
£8,050
£6,450
£5,650
8,900
2010
£7,900
£6,350
£5,550
11,300
2009
£7,850
£6,300
£5,500
14,100

Gear & Accessories

Review In A Few

Pros

  • Loads of low down torque
  • Comfort
  • Reliable
  • Looks

Cons

  • Super heavy

Video Reviews

Check out this video review from Srkcycles and this video review from Mainland Cycle Center.

What Is It?

The Kawasaki VN1700 Classic is a cruiser style bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 1,700 cc (103 cubic inches) V-Twin engine which puts out 73.8 bhp at 5,000 rpm and maximum torque at just 2,750 rpm.

Features include:

  • Belt final drive
  • Steel tubular frame and swingarm
  • Dual 300 mm discs up front with Tokico two piston calipers
  • 300 mm disc at the rear with Tokico two piston caliper
  • Combined braking system
  • 43 mm fork with 140 mm travel
  • Dual rear shocks with adjustable pre-load and 80 mm travel
  • Cruise control
  • Analogue / LCD dash
  • 2->2 exhaust system
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator

It builds on the VN1600 with a 148 cc larger engine, 8 bhp more power, a new gearbox with 6th gear, new dash with a gear position indicator and cruise control.

The £10,800 Nomad / Tourer version includes the adjustable screen, panniers, engine bars, fork deflectors, an exhaust either side, pillion floorboards, pillion comfort seat and pillion backrest but weighs in at 382 kg wet.

The 9-spoke 16" wheels take a 130/90 at the front and a 170/70 at the rear.

Colours: Black, grey, white, red

Model History & Updates

2014: Voyager and Voyager Custom launched and ABS is now standard.

The fully dressed Voyager version includes the panniers, top box / pillion backrest, 12V socket, full batwing fairing with full dash / audio system and screen but weighs in at 406 kg wet. The 382 kg Voyager Custom is blacked out, has a mini screen and no top box.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2018
3
-
3
Rarely
2017
7
1
8
Rarely
2016
10
4
14
Rarely
2015
11
4
15
4 / month
2014
19
3
22
20 / month
2013
13
9
22
Rarely
2012
20
4
24
Rarely
2011
38
13
51
47 / month
2010
30
11
41
30 / month
2009
39
15
54
57 / month

Source: DVLA

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