Japanese bike maker Kawasaki has launched the Vulcan Cruiser in India at Rs. 5.44 lakh (Ex-showroom). Kawasaki Vulcan cruiser had been one of the most-awaited motorcycles in the country. The cruiser from the Japanese bike maker directly rivals the Harley-Davidson Street 750 cruiser in the segment. It has been reported that currently the Street 750 from Harley rules the segment and at Rs. 5.43 lakh is a little cheaper than the Vulcan. Competitor Harley Davidson Street 750 cruiser bike comes equipped with ABS.
Kawasaki Vulcan S Cruiser launched by Kawasaki India
With the launch of Vulcan S Cruiser Bike manufacturer Kawasaki India has continued its launch spree in the country. Kawasaki India introduced some much-awaited motorcycles in 2017 and with the launch of the cruiser, it has added another product in its current lineup.
The Japanese bike manufacturer has introduced its middleweight cruiser the Vulcan S Cruiser in India to give a great start of the year to the bike enthusiasts. Most of the bike aficionados were anxiously waiting for the launch of the bike from the bike maker. Last year, in December, the bike manufacturer had teased the first look of the bike. Since the teaser launch, Kawasaki had plans to hit the segment with a bash. The teaser on the official Kawasaki website indicated that the bike maker may introduce the new cruiser in 2018, and it just did it!
Features of the Kawasaki Vulcan S cruiser
According to the report, the Vulcan S Cruiser is currently being assembled in Pune. The Kawasaki Ninja 650 is another product from Kawasaki which is being assembled in India and this is one of the reasons how the automaker had been able to offer the Vulcan S Cruiser in the segment at a competitive price.
The Vulcan comes with a 650cc engine. The report mentions that the parallel twin unit has been borrowed from the Kawasaki Ninja 650. The Kawasaki Vulcan S Cruiser comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and it churns out 60.2bhp and 62.78Nm of peak torque. The transmission is standard across all the Vulcan variants.
For better safety on the Indian terrains, the newly launched Kawasaki cruiser comes fitted with disc brakes on both the rear and front wheel. As an addition on the safety front, the cruiser gets ABS (Anti-lock braking system), which comes as a standard fitment.