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The 2019 Vulcan S SE is not your average cruiser

The 2017 Vulcan S SE stands apart, with its Parallel Twin engine, unique frame and suspension layout, and its very non-traditional looks. Unlike any other cruiser, the Vulcan S SE is geared to fit a wide range of riders. Never taking away from its stylish features, this bike takes comfort, adjustability and ease of use to another level.  Designed for independent-minded riders, it does not require the rider to conform to any herd mentality fashion or lifestyle. Special attention paid to ensuring high levels of fit & comfort, and confidence in riding make the Vulcan S SE an attractive option for new riders and female riders looking for a stylish, accommodating motorcycle. Accessible in all senses of the word, with the Vulcan S riders can come as they are, and just get on and go. LAMS ready with a low seat height the Vulcan S SE ticks all the boxes.




Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin

Displacement 649 cm³
Bore and Stroke 83.0 x 60.0 mm
Compression ratio 10:9:1
Valve system DOHC, 8 valves
Fuel system Fuel injection: Ø 38 mm x 2 with sub-throttles
Ignition Digital
Starting Electric
Lubrication Forced lubrication, wet sump




6-speed, return

Final drive Chain
Primary reduction ratio 2.095 (88/42)
Gear ratios: 1st 2.438 (39/16)
  2nd 1.714 (36/21)
  3rd 1.333 (32/24)
  4th 1.111 (30/27)
  5th 0.966 (28/29)
  6th 0.852 (23/27)
Final reduction ratio 3.067 (46/15)
Clutch Wet multi-disc, manual




Perimeter, high-tensile steel

Wheel travel: front 130 mm
  rear 80 mm
Tyre: front 120/70-18M/C 59H
  rear 160/60-17M/C 69H
Caster (rake) 31°
Trail 120 mm
Steering angle (left/right) 35° / 35°






41 mm telescopic fork

Rear: Type Offset laydown single shock linkage equipped 
  Spring preload 5-way adjustment






Single 300 mm discs

  Caliper Dual-piston
Rear: Type Single 250 mm disc
  Caliper Single-piston


Overall length


2,310 mm

Overall width 880 mm
Overall height 1,130 mm
Wheelbase 1,575 mm
Ground clearance 130 mm
Seat height 705 mm
Curb mass 226 kg Includes full fuel tank
Fuel capacity 14 litres


Maximum power


35 kW {48 PS} / 6,600 rpm

Maximum torque 53 N·m {5.4 kgf·m} / 5,600 rpm
Warranty 24 months, Unlimited Kilometres
Colour Metallic Carbon Gray with Matte Urban City White

The specifications mentioned here apply to and have been achieved by production models under standard operating conditions. We intend only to give a fair description of the vehicle and its performance capabilities but these specifications may not apply to every machine supplied for sale. 

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. reserves the right to alter specifications without prior notice. Equipment illustrated and specifications may vary to meet individual markets. Available colours may vary by market.

2021 Vulcan S SE - Cruisers - Coast Powersports - Yamaha, KTM, Kawasaki motorcycles - Adelaide, South Australia