2008 Kawasaki VULCAN 500 LTD

On Sale
$2,495.00
Was $2,695.00


New/Used
Used
Usage
5933 Miles
Availability
In Stock
Location
Cernic's
Primary Color
BLACK
VIN
JKAENVC1X8A208427
Stock #
208427
Title
Clean
Condition
Excellent
Year
2008
Manufacturer
Kawasaki
Model
VULCAN 500 LTD

Overview

Dealer Insights

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Description

    Twin-cylinder 498cc Engine
    • Compact parallel-twin design based on the NINJA® 500R sportbike engine
    • Special cam profiles and ample flywheel weight boost low-end torque
    Liquid-Cooling
    • Keeps operating temperatures consistent, resulting in longer engine life
    • Allows tighter engine clearances for quieter running and more power
    • Radiator hides between the frame downtubes
    Four Valves per Cylinder
    • Better breathing for more power at high rpm
    • Compact combustion chamber for less detonation with today's gasoline
    • Augments low-end torque
    Automatic Cam Chain Tensioner
    • Maintains precise timing without maintenance
    • Cam chain runs quietly, reliably
    Gear-Driven Balancer
    • Reduces engine vibration for a super-smooth ride
    Six-Speed Transmission
    • Allows engine's full potential to be utilized
    Positive Neutral Finder
    • When stopped, just lift the shift pedal from first gear to easily find neutral
    32mm CVK Semi-Flat Slide Carburetors
    • Quick throttle response
    • Precise fuel metering provides uniform power delivery at all engine speeds
    Straight-Flow Exhaust
    • Designed to boost low and mid-range power
    • Tuned pipes enhance low-speed pulling power
    Single Disc Front Brake
    • Single piston pin-slide caliper produces quick, sure stops
    Tank-Mounted Speedometer with Turn Signal Indicators and Caution Lamps
    • Gives needed information at a glance
    • Compact design complements the bike's clean look
    Stepped Seating
    • Laid-back riding comfort for two
    Chrome-Plated Wire Spoke Wheels
    • Narrow 100/90-19 front tire and beefy 140/90-15 rear tire fits the LTD's traditional cruiser styling
    Specifications
    • Engine Type: Four-stroke, DOHC, eight-valve parallel twin
    • Displacement: 498 cc
    • Bore & Stroke: 74.0 x 58.0 mm
    • Cooling: Liquid
    • Compression Ratio: 10.2:1
    • Carburetor: Keihin CVK32 x 2
    • Ignition: Digital TCBI
    • Transmission: 6-Speed
    • Final Drive: O-Ring Chain
    • Frame: Double-cradle, steel
    • Rake/Trail: 33°/5.9 in.
    • Front Suspension / Wheel Travel: 41mm hydraulic fork / 5.9 in.
    • Rear Suspension / Wheel Travel: Dual hydraulic shocks with five-way adjustable spring preload / 3.9 in.
    • Front Tire Size: 100/90-19
    • Rear Tire Size: 140/90-15
    • Wheelbase: 62.8 in.
    • Front Brake Type: Hydraulic disc
    • Rear Brake Type: Mechanical drum
    • Fuel Tank Capacity: 4.0 gal.
    • Seat Height: 28.1 in.
    • Dry Weight: 439 lb.
    • Overall Length: 91.3 in.
    • Overall Width: 32.7 in.
    • Overall Height: 44.3 in.
    • Ground Clearance: 4.7 in.
    • Color: Ebony
    • Warranty: 12 months
    • Good Times™ Protection Plan: 12, 24, 36 or 48 months

    Specs

    Engine

    Engine Type
    Four-stroke, DOHC, eight-valve parallel twin
    Displacement
    498 cc
    Bore and Stroke
    74.0 x 58.0 mm
    Cooling
    Liquid
    Compression Ratio
    10.2:1
    Fuel System
    Keihin CVK32 x 2
    Ignition
    Digital TCBI

    Chassis

    Front Suspension
    41mm hydraulic fork; Wheel travel: 5.9 in.
    Rear Suspension
    Dual hydraulic shocks with five-way adjustable spring preload; Wheel travel: 3.9 in.
    Front Brakes
    Hydraulic disc
    Rear Brakes
    Mechanical drum
    Front Tire
    100/90-19
    Rear Tire
    140/90-15

    Dimensions

    Wheelbase
    62.8 in.
    Seat Height
    28.1 in.
    Rake
    33°
    Trail
    5.9 in.
    Fuel Capacity
    4.0 gal
    Dry Weight
    439 lbs

    Transmission

    Transmission
    6-Speed
    Final Drive
    O-Ring Chain

    General

    Speedometer
    Standard; Tank-mounted
    Colors
    Ebony
    Warranty
    12 months; Good Times™ Protection Plan: 12, 24, 36 or 48 months