Kawasaki Vulcan VN900 For Sale

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Kawasaki Vulcan VN900
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Current Prices: £6,000–£3,500
Insurance Costs: 5 of 10

What Is It?

The Kawasaki Vulcan VN900 is a premium cruiser style bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 903 cc V-Twin engine which puts out 53 bhp at 7,000 rpm and maximum torque at 3,500 rpm.

Features include:

  • Belt final drive
  • Steel tubular frame
  • 300 mm disc up front with Tokico two piston caliper
  • 270 mm disc at the rear with Tokico two piston caliper
  • 41 mm fork with 150 mm travel
  • Rear shock with 100 mm travel
  • Low rpm assist
  • Fuel injection
  • LED taillight
  • Side stand
  • Adjustable brake lever
  • 2->2 exhaust system
  • 5 speed gearbox

The 16-spoke 21" front wheel takes a Dunlop D404 F 80/90 tyre and the rear 15" a 180/70.

Accessories include the wire-spoked wheels, panniers, touring screen and pillion backrest.

Colours: Black, grey, orange, grey/orange/black, grey/green

Did You Know?

The Classic version is essentially the same bike but with a small front wheel, wire-spoked wheels and more Chrome. While it looks like a hardtail bike it does actually have a hidden rear shock.

Specs

Launch RRP: £5,300

Capacity: 903 cc (average)

Power: 53 bhp / 40 kW (average)

Red Line: 7,500 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 110 mph / 177 km/h (high)

Economy: 50 mpg / 5.6 L/100km (average)

Range: 220 miles / 354 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 20.0 litres / 4.4 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 686 mm / 27.0 inches (low)

Wet Weight: 277 kg / 611 pounds (very heavy)

Power to Weight: 0.191 bhp/kg / 0.143 kW/kg

Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (Very High)

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Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Loads of low down torque
  • Low centre of gravity
  • Handling
  • Comfort
  • Looks

Any Downsides?

  • Basic electronics package
  • Non-adjustable fork
  • Really quite heavy
  • No rev counter
  • No ABS
  • Brakes

Updates

2014: Classic Special Edition with grey/orange/black colour scheme.

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More Info

Check out this video review from Srkcycles and this video review from Rabid Hedgehog.

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2017
£6,000
£4,800
£4,200
4,200
2016
£5,750
£4,600
£4,050
6,400
2015
£5,550
£4,450
£3,900
8,500
2014
£5,300
£4,250
£3,750
10,400
2013
£5,150
£4,100
£3,600
12,300
2012
£4,950
£4,000
£3,500
13,900
2011
£4,800
£3,850
£3,400
15,500
2010
£4,700
£3,750
£3,300
16,900
2009
£4,600
£3,650
£3,200
18,300
2008
£4,500
£3,600
£3,150
19,500
2007
£4,400
£3,550
£3,100
20,600
2006
£4,350
£3,500
£3,050
21,600

Year shows signs of appreciation

Dealer: The typical price paid at a dealer after haggling.
Private: The typical private sale value of a bike in good condition.
Part Ex: The typical price offered by a bike buying service or dealer in part exchange.
Regional variations have been averaged out and we work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2017
87
7
94
25 / month
2016
123
19
142
89 / month
2015
57
18
75
6 / month
2014
113
29
142
21 / month
2013
86
14
100
5 / month
2012
75
25
100
10 / month
2011
110
42
152
31 / month
2010
199
72
271
20 / month
2009
203
91
294
60 / month
2008
210
97
307
110 / month
2007
189
92
281
29 / month
2006
58
42
100
10 / month

Source: DVLA

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