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Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic vs Kawasaki Vulcan S Comparison

Compare for Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic vs Kawasaki Vulcan S

The detailed motorcycle comparison of Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic and Kawasaki Vulcan S, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic priced at RM 33,535 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 while the Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic houses a 903 engine.

Overview Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic Kawasaki Vulcan S
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 33,535 RM 27,172
User Rating
Available Color(s)
Vulcan 900 Classic Colors
Vulcan S Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Vehicle Type
Cruiser Motorcycles in Malaysia
Cruiser Motorcycles in Malaysia

User Review Comparison

Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic
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    Cabading Oct 12, 2021 for Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

    The Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic is an incredible motorcycle that makes the rider feel nostalgic. This retro charm flaunts an incredible design and convincing power. I have been riding this Read More

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    Tenuk Jul 12, 2021 for Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

    This Vulcan 900 is seriously a classic motorcycle. It is something that not everyone will understand. I have heard a lot of people saying that the Vulcan 900 Classic is Read More

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    Cantona May 15, 2021 for Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

    I have used a Kawasaki before for over nine months, and I was impressed by its performance. Hence, when I thought of buying a classic retro-style bike, Kawasaki was the Read More

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    Avinaash Mar 25, 2021 for Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

    I have been a cruiser bike enthusiast for a long time and that’s why I decided to pick the Vulcan 900 classic from the reliable Japanese bike manufacturer. It’s been Read More

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    Zulhasif Nov 25, 2020 for Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

    I am an ardent fan of Kawasaki and always wanted to have a motorcycle made by this Japanese manufacturer. A few months back, I got the opportunity to bring home Read More

Kawasaki Vulcan S
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    Faizin Aug 16, 2021 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    The phrase "Wolf in sheep's clothing" perfectly defines this amazing piece of machinery. I am a Kawasaki Vulcan S owner, and I have covered thousands of kilometres with this sweet Read More

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    Steve Aug 11, 2021 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    This massive sized oddball caught my attention and created an instant spark in me the moment I saw this in the Kawasaki showroom. As if I realized then and there Read More

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    Mike Jul 06, 2021 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    I describe the Kawasaki Vulcan S to be a great cruiser, but only for the city. No I don’t mean that you cannot take it on the highway, just that Read More

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    Ashraf May 11, 2021 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    Although I have ridden bikes before, this is the first time I have bought a bulky bike. Hence, I was a little nervous if I could ride such an immense Read More

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    Mikel Mar 19, 2021 for Kawasaki Vulcan S

    Nothing can match the unparalleled ride quality of a highway touring that is offered in a cruiser bike. Being an avid biker, Kawasaki Vulcan S was my first choice in 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

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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
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
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 5-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
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
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Dual Stepped Dual Stepped
Body Frame Type Double Cradle Perimeter
Body Frame Material Steel Steel
Side Wings
Differentiating Features
Cruise Control
Height Adjustable Seats
Indicator Light
Head Lamp Bulb Bulb
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp Bulb Bulb

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