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Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic vs Kawasaki Vulcan S Comparison

Overview Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic Kawasaki Vulcan S
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 33,535 N/A
User Rating
Available Color(s)
Vulcan 900 Classic Colors
Vulcan S Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Vehicle Type
Scooter Motorcycles in Malaysia
Cruiser Motorcycles in Malaysia

User Review Comparison

Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic
  • I
    Ishraq Sep 18, 2020 for Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

    The Vulcan 900 classic is not one of the most popular bikes from Kawasaki, but after riding it for over 2 years, I can definitely say that it is one Read More

  • M
    Mudassir Sep 09, 2020 for Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

    I have already used a Kawasaki Ninja 600 for over 6 months in the past and was really very delighted with the performance and so bought myself the Classic Vulcan Read More

  • D
    Dana Okt 30, 2018 for Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

    I recently got promoted in my job and it was time that I get myself a bike. We recently moved to the suburbs and it was becoming very difficult to Read More

Kawasaki Vulcan S
  • z
    Zakwan Okt 16, 2020 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    I bought the Kawasaki Vulcan S to meet my need for cruising in and out of the city. Besides that, I also love to explore the highways and prefer to Read More

  • A
    Arhaa Sep 01, 2020 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    Being a highway buff, I’d always make long trips from one places to another. Since I own a large collection of cruisers, I’m always looking for new offerings to add Read More

  • d
    D Ogo 07, 2019 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    I love it at the first sight when it first launch. Love the style and i own it since 2015. it's about 4 years now. nice bike and easy for Read More

  • j
    Jhonel Okt 25, 2018 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    I have always wanted to purchase a bike. Recently, I moved to the suburbs after getting promoted and it was really becoming difficult to manage my work, office, and kids. Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

Classic styling

Reliable and friendly engine

Comfortable cruiser

Kawasaki Vulcan S

Learner-friendly dynamics

Comfortable ergonomics with a low seat

Modern Cruiser aesthetics

Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

Slightly low on power

Only five gears

Kawasaki Vulcan S

Low foot pegs grind too easily

No electronics

Disappointing exhaust note

Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 20.0 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 Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Engine Type 2-Cylinder 4-stroke V-Twin, 8-Valves SOHC, Liquid Cooled 2-Cylinder 4-stroke Parallel Twin, 8 Valves DOHC, Liquid Cooled
Displacement 903 649
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Bore X Stroke 88 mm x 74.2 mm 83 mm x 60 mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.8:1
No. Of Cylinder 2 2
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Valve Configuration SOHC DOHC
Lubrication System Forced Lubrication, Wet Sump Forced Lubrication, Wet Sump
Maximum Power 49.3 60.16
Maximum Torque 78 Nm 63 Nm
RPM at Maximum Power 5700 7500
RPM at Maximum Torque 3700 6600
Seating Capacity 2 2
Length 2465 mm 2310 mm
Width 1005 mm 880 mm
Height 1065 mm 1100 mm
Kerb Weight 254 kg 225 kg
Wheel Base 1645 mm 1575 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm 130 mm
Seat Height 680 mm 705 mm
Category Cruiser Cruiser
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Electric
Ignition System Digital Digital
Fuel Supply System Fuel Injection Fuel Injection
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 5-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Chassis & Suspension
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Uni Trak Offset Laydown Single-Shock
Suspension Travel(Front) 150 mm 130 mm
Suspension Travel(Rear) 100 mm 80 mm
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 130/90 R16 120/70 R18
Rear Tyre 180/70 R15 160/60 R17
Front Wheel Size R16 R18
Rear Wheel Size R15 R17
Tyre Type Radial Radial
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
Stability Control
Traction Control
Launch Control
Riding Modes Cruise, Road Cruise, Road
Leg Guards
Engine Check Warning
Pass Switch
Central Locking
Wheel Lock Front/back
Shutter Lock
Side Stand Indicator
Speedometer Analog Digital
Odometer Digital Digital
Display Screen
Fuel Gauge Analog Digital
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Indicator Light
Head Lamp Bulb Bulb
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp Bulb Bulb
Differentiating Features
Cruise Control
Height Adjustable Seats
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Dual Stepped Dual Stepped
Body Frame Type Double Cradle Perimeter
Body Frame Material Steel Steel
Side Wings

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