2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S Base Used

2015 Kawasaki Vulcan Base

Price: US $5,000.00
Item location: United States
Make: Kawasaki
Model: Vulcan
Type: Cruiser
Trim: Base
Year: 2015
Mileage: 29
Color: Black
Engine size: 649
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2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S


Unlike any other cruiser, he Vulcan® S is geared up to fit a wide range of riders. Never taking away from its stylish features, his bike takes comfort, djustability and confidence-inspiring power to the next level.

Kawasaki introduces a modern take on cruiser style and comfort, ith a customizable fit and smooth ride that promises to be fun

The 2015 Vulcan® S is a unique motorcycle that could only be a Kawasaki. It combines the low silhouette of a Vulcan cruiser and mixes it with Kawasaki sportbike-derived power and handling, s well as a custom fit concept, esigned to comfortably fit a wide range of riders. The result is a package that offers comfort, onfidence and adjustability, hich combine to provide a very special riding experience.

The 2015 Vulcan S is the only motorcycle in its class with standard adjustable, orward-positioned footpegs, llowing a range of riders to get comfortable. It also has a low seat height, s well as optional seats and handlebar for the same reason. Furthermore, t boasts the lowest weight of any motorcycle in the category, nd we all know what that means – easier to maneuver, uicker acceleration, asier to stop, uicker to turn and smooth suspension action.


• Low cruiser design, arrow chassis and comfortable, apered seat make it easy to reach the ground in stop-and-go city traffic

• Full tailored fit concept allows the motorcycle to fit a range of riders

• Lightest motorcycle in its class, mooth suspension

• Standard ABS brakes (ABS model only) for greater confidence

• Cruiser appeal with modern Kawasaki power and handling

• Proven 649cc, arallel twin engine provides smooth power delivery

• Standard adjustable footpegs to suit a range of riders, ith Kawasaki Genuine Accessories seats and handlebar options to further tailor the fit

• Full range of Kawasaki Genuine Accessories to customize the motorcycle

Another stand out element of the 2015 Vulcan S is its 649cc liquid-cooled parallel twin engine. Derived from the Kawasaki Ninja® 650 and tuned for more low- and mid-range torque, he engine is very smooth when pulling away from a traffic light and responsive when the rider wants to accelerate. This makes it suitable for novice riders, hile its top-end power and nimble handling will keep more experienced riders entertained all day.


There are many aspects that can influence the comfort and confidence of a motorcycle rider, nd one of the most obvious is the fit. So, irst and foremost, he 2015 Vulcan S has been designed to accommodate a wide range of riders.

Being a cruiser-style motorcycle, he seat has a low height and is conveniently tapered at the front for greater comfort. This means most riders will be able to place their feet firmly on the ground, eeping them stable when stopped, nd helping to increase confidence in stop-and-go city traffic. What’s more, here is significant hip support at the rear of the seat to increase the level of comfort. And there are tailored fit options with different seats and handlebar to ensure a comfortable fit for a range of riders.

The 2015 Vulcan S has a slim chassis thanks to the narrow parallel twin engine, hich has it engine cylinders positioned further forward than a conventional V-twin engine. The parallel twin configuration also enabled engineers to route the exhaust under the engine and away from the rider’s legs. A further benefit of the slim chassis is an increased lean angle when cornering.

The 2015 Vulcan S suspension has been designed to absorb the bumps and give the rider feedback.


Kawasaki Genuine Accessories has several options to tailor the motorcycle to fit individual riders. The optional Ergo-Fit™ reduced reach seat, or example, oves the hip support further forward, aking it easier for riders with a shorter inseam to reach the adjustable footpegs and handlebar. There is also a second optional Ergo-Fit extended reach seat with firmer foam that moves the hip support further back to accommodate taller riders.

For the rider who wants to take a friend along, he Vulcan S is even more customizable thanks to the optional Kawasaki Genuine Accessories passenger seat, ackrest and passenger footpeg setup that will accommodate a second person.

The rider’s forward-positioned footpegs are mounted in a relaxed position that is typical of the cruiser riding experience. As an industry first for this class of motorcycle, hese footpegs have three positions to accommodate a variety of different-sized riders. With an adjustment range of 1” forward and 1” backwards from the mid mounting points, he footpegs will be able to suit shorter or taller riders for maximum confidence and comfort. Please note that Kawasaki Genuine Accessory Ergo-Fit shift rods are required when the footpegs are repositioned.

It doesn’t stop there. Kawasaki Genuine Accessories also offers an Ergo-Fit reduced reach handlebar to help riders with shorter arms to comfortably reach the bar, hich is brought 1” closer to the rider.

When combined with the low seat height, djustable footpegs and range of accessory options, he 2015 Vulcan S ABS has been designed to instill confidence and increase the overall riding enjoyment, aking it a good choice for novice and experienced riders alike.


Continuing with the tailored fit theme of the 2015 Vulcan S, oth the clutch and brake levers are adjustable for easy reach to suit a range of hand sizes. The rider will also appreciate the Positive Neutral Finder, hich makes it easier to find neutral when stopped.

The handlebar has a wide diameter for a positive feel and is rubber-mounted to reduce vibration and increase overall comfort.

The instrumentation consists of a compact analog tachometer with a multifunction dual-window. The digital display features speed, uel level, lock, dometer, ual trip meters, ange, verage and instant fuel economy as well as an Economical Riding Indicator to show when the rider is optimizing fuel economy.


The liquid-cooled 649cc parallel twin engine is another important aspect of the 2015 Vulcan S. It brings many distinct advantages, hich includes its Kawasaki sportbike DNA that enables superb flexibility at all engine speeds, healthy power band and legendary dependability. It is also considerably smoother than the traditional V-twin engines used in most cruisers.

For the 2015 Vulcan S, he engine has been engineered specifically to make it cruiser-friendly and to inspire confidence in new riders, hile still being fun and agile for experienced riders. There has been specific tuning to the camshaft profiles, ntake funnel length, hrottle body spacer and air intake to provide exceptional low- and mid-range power delivery. The aim was to create an engine with user-friendly characteristics that ensure the motorcycle is easy to ride, ith a smooth power delivery that is responsive to rider inputs at low speed. It also has enough grunt at higher RPM to keep it entertaining, eing considerably more powerful than most cruisers, ithout becoming intimidating.

Thanks to its use of Digital Fuel Injection (DFI®) to carefully meter the fuel used by the 649cc engine, he 2015 Vulcan S will sip fuel, roviding more miles and smiles between fuel stops while also being kinder to your wallet. The motorcycle boasts a 3.7-gallon fuel tank to give plenty of range between stops.

The exhaust system has been routed under the engine to keep the motorcycle narrow for easy reach to the ground. It uses dual-wall pipe with a large diameter that is designed to look good and sound even better, aving a distinctive growl that separates it from the typical cruiser.

The six-speed transmission drives an O-ring chain to efficiently transfer engine power to the road. It also has a Kawasaki Positive Neutral Finder, hat allows you to simply upshift from first when stopped to select neutral every time.


With its cruiser appeal, he 2015 Vulcan S is long and low, ith a wheelbase designed for increased stability at typical highway cruising speeds. And Kawasaki brought its sportbike expertise to create the slim, ightweight chassis that has a low center of gravity and centralized mass for even greater stability as well as nimble handling. These benefits will be felt as soon as you maneuver it out of the garage or in a tight space, ut will be most appreciated on a Sunday morning ride.

The new perimeter frame adds to the unique styling of the 2015 Vulcan S and incorporates a rear subframe with slim backbone that eliminates seat rails. By keeping the motorcycle narrow, t helps the rider’s feet reach the ground more easily. There is also a “D” section steel swingarm that provides both style and strength.

The 31-degree rake and 7.1” trail of the front fork contribute to the light handling and easy control of the motorcycle, ith the fork prioritized towards comfort and control. Similarly, he laydown, ffset rear shock uses a back-link to provide a longer stroke for increased comfort. This setup also creates more space for the exhaust muffler.

The suspension was designed to absorb bumps and provide plenty of feedback. In fact, t has 3.15” of rear wheel travel, hich is more than most of its competitors and this contributes to the greater comfort.

The rear shock also includes a seven-position, am-style preload adjuster. It can be easily adjusted to suit the rider or when carrying a passenger and luggage, uch as when the Kawasaki Genuine Accessories passenger components and luggage rack are fitted. This means the 2105 Vulcan S rider will enjoy confidence thanks to its suspension technology that is neither rough nor fatiguing, s it can sometimes be on motorcycles with short-travel suspension.

The 2015 Vulcan S is fitted with stylish cast wheels that feature a five-spoke design with twin spokes. These measure 18” front, 7” rear and exemplify cruiser style. The wheels are fitted with modern, igh-performance radial tires to provide responsive handling.

The brakes comprise a single 300mm rotor and twin-piston caliper up front, ith a 250mm rotor mated to a single-piston rear caliper. The Vulcan S ABS model also adds anti-lock braking (ABS) technology, hich adds to the rider confidence in the motorcycle’s stopping ability because it assists braking under certain conditions.


As with any cruiser, tyle is very important, nd the 2015 Vulcan S doesn’t disappoint. It incorporates elements such as the teardrop-shaped, .7-gallon fuel tank, nverted triangular headlight and black mirrors to match the black frame and exhaust muffler.

The distinctive front headlight design works in conjunction with a bright and compact LED tail light. The rear light is incorporated into the rear fender, hich is supported by the separate rear subframe.

The 2015 Vulcan S will be available in three distinctive colors, ncluding Candy Lime Green as well as Pearl Crystal White and Flat Ebony.

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