Vulcan S

Vulcan S : A New year gift from Kawasaki India

In the form of Vulcan S , Kawasaki India gave the prefect new year gift to the Indian bike lovers. Sharing a little tweaked engine from sibling Ninja 650, Vulcan S will be first ever cruiser from Kawasaki in India. In a low profile event the model has been introduced however the proper  unveiling take place at the Delhi Auto Expo Show in February. It will directly stack up against the Royal Enfield 650 twins and Harley Davidson Street Range.


The cruiser is stylish, urban and a very suitable option for all riders including new riders and female riders. It stands apart due to the fact of its parallel twin engine, unique frame and suspension layout and non-traditional looks. At the launch event, Mr. Yutaka Yamashita, Managing Director of India Kawasaki Motor, said:

After our sports bikes, tourer bikes, naked bikes & off road bikes settled in India, we felt it was a right time for us to bring this cruiser in the market. There cannot be a better way to start a new year by introduction of our world-wide known Vulcan brand.”

The Design

As far as design of Vulcan S is concerned, the inverted triangle headlamp highlights adds to the unique styling a modern flair to it looks. Besides, tight-fit rear fender, unique wheel design, powerful 8 clean cut under-engine muffler compliments the design very well.  Besides, one feature will play a vital role on the Indian roads is ergo fitment. That implies adjustable foot pegs, handle and seat.

Some Heart and rideTalk

Vulcan S is equipped with Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve 649 cc Parallel Twin with fuel injection which delivers smooth, responsive performance, especially in the low and medium rpm ranges. It is the tweaked version from Ninja 650 which is tuned to proved a relaxed ride.

FUN TO RIDE is Kawasaki’s global ideology, which perfectly fits to Vulcan S.  It is different than any other cruisers in the sense that it is not only powerful, yet easy-to-control engine.  And with its light weight make it easily maneuverable while still stable on highway.  The ABS along with 300 mm large disc with dual-piston and 250 mm disc with single piston take care of a safe ride.

Vulcan S price and Availability

It will be available in Ebony color only

The Vulcan S is available at 5,44,000 INR Ex-showroom.  Kawasaki will sell its accessories separately as per stock availability. The booking are open and interested buyers can visit the nearest dealers to book the Vulcan S. Initially it will be available only in flat ebony colour. In order to offer opportunity to Kawasaki’s customers, fans & followers, the Vulcan S will be showcased in Delhi Auto Expo 2018 along with other exciting motorbikes. So I wish you all a little belated Happy new year and keep reading The Autolane.

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