2009 VULCAN 500 LTD
VULCAN 500 LTD
Your new Vulcan 500 Ltd motorcycle comes
Engine type 4-stroke Parallel Twin
with a 12-month/unlimited mileage limited
Displacement 498cc factory warranty. Read the next paragraph
Bore x stroke 74 x 58 mm to find out how you can extend your
coverage inexpensively, or ask your dealer
Compression ratio 10.2:1
for details about the factory warranty and
Valve system DOHC, 4 valves/cylinder available extended coverage.
Cooling system Liquid
Up to Three Years
Fuel system 2 Keihin CVK32 carburetor
Ignition TCBI with digital advance Let Kawasaki protect your
Starting Electric new machine for years to
come* with the exclusive
Transmission 6-speed with Positive Neutral Finder
Good Times™ Protection Plan. This plan
Final drive O-ring chain repairs or replaces most components free
Metallic Imperial Red of charge if found defective in material or
Frame type Double-cradle, high-tensile steel
workmanship. Everything about the plan is
Rake/trail 33º/151 mm (5.9 in.)
The KawasaKI Vulcan 500 lTD Is buIlT - anD ReaDy - to easy: There’s no deductible. It’s honored
Suspension, front 41mm hydraulic telescopic fork at every authorized Kawasaki motorcycle
take you anywhere you want to go with the easiest handling
Suspension, rear Dual shocks with 5-way preload adjustment dealer nationwide. It’s transferable to
of any cruiser and it does it at a great price. Featuring a 100/90-19 another owner with no fee. Just ask your
dealer how you can buy extended coverage
responsive, liquid cooled, parallel twin engine, an easy Tire, rear 140/90-15
of 24 or 36 months. Imagine, for just
shifting six-speed transmission, and laid-back, comfortable Brakes, front/rear Single 290mm disc with pennies a day, you can ride with no worry
2-piston caliper/drum and no hassle. Just tell your dealer you
seating and suspension. Perfect for honing your riding skills,
Wheelbase 1595 mm (62.8 in.) want the Good Times Protection Plan.
since they’re as smart as they are fun. *Depending on the program purchased.
Seat height 715 mm (28.1 in.)
• Low, stepped saddle and pull-back bars ensure Fuel capacity 15 litres (3.3 gallons)
laid-back riding comfort for two with a super low, Curb weight 214 kg (471 lbs.) To view our complete accessory
catalog, find your nearest dealer
715 mm seat height. Take an in-depth tour of this machine at kawasaki.ca/vulcan
• Smooth-shifting 6-speed transmission has a gear or take an in-depth tour
of this machine visit:
for every situation, from low-speed city traffic to
highway use. Safe Riding’s More Fun
Ride responsibly. Kawasaki believes safety begins with us and
• Compact design, tank-mounted speedometer and continues with you. Always wear a helmet, eye protection and proper
apparel. Passengers too. Ride defensively. Obey the Basic Speed Law.
LED indicators complement the bike’s clean look. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Riding is more fun on
• Handsome teardrop fuel tank, shorty front a well-maintained motorcycle...follow the instructions in your owner’s
fender, and bobbed rear fender give the 500 LTD manual. Remember, riding safe is smart.
a sharp yet laid-back style.
Action Photography: Professional riders on a closed course.
Specifications subject to change without notice. Availability may be limited. P/N 99969-2310E Printed in Canada