Kawasaki Vulcan 500

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					2009 VULCAN 500 LTD

                                                                                                                                                                                  One-Year Warranty
                                                                                                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                                                                                  Additional Coverage*
                                                                                                    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
                                                                                                    Tire, front
                                                                                                                                                                                  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