Kawasaki has recently launched its most awaited cruiser bike Vulcan S Cruiser in India. The bike was awaited for a long period of 2.5 years. The bike has been launched in India at a very competitive price offering the Indian customers an affordable cruiser bike. Vulcan S Cruiser is different from other bikes in terms of control, stability, and economy.
Kawasaki has brought the bike in India as a completely Knocked down unit. The bike will be assembled in Kawasaki India plant in Chakan Pune. The Japanese bike manufacturer is famous for making sports bikes, adventure tourer motorcycles. Now the company has planned to bring cruiser bikes in the Indian market. The bookings for the Kawasaki Vulcan S are already open at the Kawasaki dealerships across the country. The bike is available in only single flat ebony colour.
Kawasaki Vulcan S Engine Specifications
The Vulcan S Cruiser comes with 649 cc, 4 stroke liquid cooled engine that produces a power of 60 bhp and 62.7 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox and is proven to deliver smooth performance. The bike has been framed in a high tensile steel frame and has a kerb weight of 235 kg. Vulcan S is the newest addition to the company’s 650cc range. Kawasaki has already launched Ninja 650 sports, Z 650 naked street, and Versys 650 AT in the same engine segment.
2018 Kawasaki Vulcan S Features
Vulcan S Cruiser comes with a 14 litres fuel tank that is enough for highway cruising. The suspension duties are handled by the telescopic upfront forks and a monocross rear shocker. The bike comes with alloy wheels with front and rear disc brakes. On the safety front, the disc brakes are accompanied by a dual channel Antilock Braking System (ABS).
The bike has a lot of modern features including inverted triangle headlamp, wide handlebar and forward set footpegs. The cruiser bike is equipped with comfortable split seats with a bucket style rider seat. Moreover, the brake and clutch levers are adjustable as per the convenience of the rider. The bike has been priced at Rs.5.44 lakh in India.
Kawasaki Vulcan is expected to compete with Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, Harley Davidson Street 750 and Hyosung Aquila Pro. The Indian market has good potential for cruiser bikes and now with the Japanese players entering the cruiser segment customers are sure to shift towards these motorcycles.