2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom Review

Inspired by the streets, inspired by the story. The Vulcan ® 900 Custom Special Edition, adapted to the signals from both the style of drawing back in the day and modern times. There is much to love the style profile, their dynamics footrest flat handlebar forward. The cast iron wheel style, including a solid wheel on the rear aspect, give it a distinctive appearance. And 180 series rear tire is the largest of its kind, focusing on his big bike style. And affordable prices make driving even more attractive custom.

Vulcan 900 Custom appeal is more than paint deep. This is a 903cc fuel-injected engine, which offers outstanding roll-on acceleration is matched by a get-up-and-go for the biggest bike - but it is wrapped in a flexible platform that allows you to transform and operate as a heavy motorcycle can be.

The unique custom 900, angular design shows that it can stand out from the crowd. Engineers and designers Kawasaki focused on providing a motorcycle with a customized appearance typically found only on expensive two-wheel offerings. A massive rear tire, light look front highlighted by a fine cast iron 21-inch wheels and body-shaped top stand-out features of the Vulcan 900 Custom.

Perhaps one of the best examples of this aspect of Vulcan Cruiser distinctive is its large diameter 21-inch cast front wheel - itself somewhat 'rare in the custom construction all over the world. Wheel features spokes arranged in pairs, one particular aspect. Balancing the lightweight look of the front is low and wide rear wheel with tire 180 mm 15-inch cast wheel, which gives the feeling of the pilot sitting in a one-of-a-kind, made-to-order bike.

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom
2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom
Bridging the visual contrast between the front and rear fuel tank is a stylish and subtle. Its flowing lines easily lead the eye along the careful and delicate curves that blend in great shape in the form of this gem of mid-sized cruisers. A matte black frame provides a discreet art that uses Kawasaki and courageous, fuel-injected V-Twin Vulcan 900 Custom. Its elegant design with a platform that is ideal with Kawasaki accessories.

Ready for anything from local streets to highway speeds, the Vulcan 900 Custom a good power, excellent stability, maneuverability and visual impact makes this one of your Kawasaki.

Want an even more exclusive tour? Then the "Special Edition" model can meet this need. The Vulcan 900 Custom SE comes with all the trappings of an expensive building by hand for a fraction of the cost and no maintenance problems. Black has a special place in the treatment of air quality cases, and the engine exhaust. To go with the black-editing a special treatment, especially this year with a solid black tires. The 2012 Vulcan 900 Custom SE is finished with sweet sparks a special edition paint scheme with orange pinstripes tribal graphic on the tank and rear fender.

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom
2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom Functions and Benefits

The main features of

• Liquid-cooled 903cc V-twin offers an optimal balance between performance and handling

• stylish cast wheels - looking back strong, "twin-spoke" in front

• Forward mounted controls up to casual riding position

• Fat 180 series rear tire is higher in the class

• elegant instrumentation includes a fuel gauge on hand

• Fuel tank capacity of 5.3 liters is higher in the class

• belt efficient and elegant for long life

• Digital fuel gas injection well, and improved fuel economy

SOHC 903cc V-Twin

• Smooth and reliable engine is tuned to produce a fair amount of torque at low revs

• Gear-driven balancer allows use of single pin without excessive engine vibration

• Mounting rubber to reduce engine vibration at any speed

Four valves per cylinder

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom
2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom

• Facilitates the valve area for optimum flow, which increases the force and torque at low revs

• The design of simple camshaft is simple, lightweight and practical

• Whether long, narrow inlet near the combustion chamber to increase intake flow speed filling more efficient, more torque and better low-end response

Liquid and air cooling

• Finned cylinders and heads combine with liquid cooling exceptional thermal control

• Maintains consistent engine temperatures for long engine life and sustained power

• Automatic fan keeps things fresh

Silent Double Slash-Cut

• Wide Slash-Cut muffler look great and contain honeycomb catalyst to reduce emissions

Positive Neutral Finder

• Just lift the shift pedal from first train one stop to find neutral easily, every time

Electronic fuel injection

• Superb performance and handling thanks to dual throttle bodies with sub-strangling

• The ECU-controlled sub-damper is located behind the main throttle, so the DFI ® system to allow the more precise throttle response, corresponding to a constant velocity carburetor

• Fine-atomizing injectors produce a fog light fuel for acceleration, optimum combustion and fuel

Cradle double frame

• Very rigid, large diameter casing backbone allows a larger fuel tank, and offers high stability and easy handling at low speed

• Fork offset and frame geometry combine for light, low-effort handling at ultra low speed

• Long wheelbase contributes to highway stability

• Triangular swingarm has a semi-rigid, but uses a single shock hidden under the seat

• long and low chassis for minimal seat height, maximum visual impact

• The action of the belt axle unsprung weight for improved ride quality and suspension

• Low maintenance and low noise

Fork 41 mm

• provides excellent rigidity and 5.9 inches of travel

• 33 degrees of rake and 7.2 inches of trail for excellent straight line stability

Brake discs front and rear

• A 300mm front and 270mm rear disc is at once seized by dual piston calipers for some of the best stopping power in the classroom

Custom 21-inch cast front wheel

• The wheel 18 "spokes" are arranged in pairs

• Tapered and flanged in two directions, every line and every surface of each spoke is exquisitely curved 3D

Wide rear tire

• 180 mm rear tire provides added stability while projecting a powerful image

• tires wider than that found in most large-displacement cruisers

• Custom molded 15-inch rear wheel contrasts the "light", a long wheel

Tank-mounted speedometer with indicator lights and lamps Caution • Provides rider important information at a glance

• Compact design to fit your bike a clean look

Sculpted body

• The fuel tank has a twin valley design with a dynamic tension and presence all its own

• Designed to be pleasing to the eye and touch, the deposit is composed exclusively of curves with constantly varying radii, the issue of double Valley design is the rear wing and hand-carved contours

• At the bottom of the rear wing has a relatively straight cut, to balance the lines of the bike


• chrome headlight, headlight assembly, the lower triple clamp and the emergency lights and footrests, gear lever and rear brake lever

• The design is compact and light clean isolation with no cover or fork center bar lights

• Small, minimalist fender and lack of fork covers also contribute to the elegance of the interface

• Sporty, straight style of leadership style adds to the custom motorcycle. Instead of terminals controlled, double tubes elegantly curved back of the upper triple clamp. Both the handlebar and twin tubes are completely chromed

• Boards mounted on the front instead of the word to add the custom image and improve rider control

• A piece of home "Gunfighter" style has been designed for comfortable rider and passenger accommodations and custom style displays

• Black matte framework focuses on the chrome finish

• Standard operating the gear lever at the tip rather than heel-toe complete exchange platforms on a more open position of the rider

Special Edition

• Treatment of a power failure in the air filter, engine cases, handlebars, headlight and rear fender struts

• The new, 2012, all black wheels to improve stopping power seems