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Forty-Eight vs Vulcan S

Compare for Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight vs Kawasaki Vulcan S

The detailed motorcycle comparison of Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Kawasaki Vulcan S, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight priced at RM 92,800 while the Kawasaki Vulcan S motorcycle has a price tag of RM 27,172 . Comparing the technical specifications, Kawasaki Vulcan S engine displacement is 649 cc while the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight houses a 1202 cc engine.

Overview Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Kawasaki Vulcan S
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 92,800 RM 27,172
Available Color(s)
Forty-Eight Colors
Vulcan S Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol
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Vehicle Type
Cruiser
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From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

Drool-worthy timeless styling

Torquey engine

Kawasaki Vulcan S

Learner-friendly dynamics

Comfortable ergonomics with a low seat

Modern Cruiser aesthetics

Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

Tiny fuel tank

Hard ride

Eye-watering price

Kawasaki Vulcan S

Low foot pegs grind too easily

No electronics

Disappointing exhaust note

Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Size 7.9 L 14.0 L
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Exhaust Pipes Dual Exhaust 2 In 1 Exhaust
Drive Type Belt Drive Chain Drive
Cooling System Air Cooled Liquid Cooled
Engine Type 2 Cylinder, Air-Cooled, 4 Valve, Evolution 2-Cylinder 4-stroke Parallel Twin, 8 Valves DOHC, Liquid Cooled
Displacement 1202 649
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Bore X Stroke 88.9 mm x 96.8 mm 83 mm x 60 mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.8:1
No. Of Cylinder 2 2
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Lubrication System Wet Sump Forced Lubrication, Wet Sump
Maximum Power 60 60.16
Maximum Torque 96 Nm 63 Nm
RPM at Maximum Torque 3500 6600
Dimension
Seating Capacity 1 2
Length 2165 mm 2310 mm
Wheel Base 1495 mm 1575 mm
Seat Height 710 mm 705 mm
Category Cruiser Cruiser
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Electric
Ignition System CDI Digital
Fuel Supply System EFI Fuel Injection
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 5-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Electrical
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 130/90 R16 120/70 R18
Rear Tyre 150/80 R16 160/60 R17
Front Wheel Size R16 R18
Rear Wheel Size R16 R17
Tyre Type Radial, Tubeless Radial
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
Launch Control
Riding Modes Street, Road Cruise, Road
Leg Guards
Engine Check Warning
Pass Switch
Wheel Lock Front/back
Shutter Lock
Features
Console
Navigator
Side Stand Indicator
Speedometer Analog Digital
Odometer Digital Digital
Display Screen
Tripmeter
Brake
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Electrical
Indicator Light
Head Lamp Halogen Bulb
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED Bulb
Differentiating Features
Height Adjustable Seats
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Single Seat Dual Stepped
Body Frame Material Steel Steel
Side Wings

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