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Kawasaki Vulcan S

4.2
28 reviews Write & win ₹ 2000
Rs. 7.10 Lakh (Showroom Price in Delhi)
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Kawasaki Vulcan S Specifications

Key Specifications Top Features
  • Engine 649 CC
  • Mileage 24.37 Kmpl
  • Max Power 61 PS @ 7500 rpm
  • Fuel Capacity 14 Liters
  • Tyre Type Tubeless
  • Kerb Weight 235 Kg
  • Max Torque 62.4Nm @ 6600 rpm
Specs & Features of Vulcan S

Kawasaki Vulcan S Latest Updates

The Kawasaki Vulcan S is now available with a discount of Rs 60,000. Check out the details here. The Kawasaki Vulcan S was the only 650cc cruiser in India for a while until the launch of the Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 in 2023.

Kawasaki Vulcan S Key Highlights

Price: The Kawasaki Vulcan S is priced at Rs 7,10,000 (ex-showroom) and is available in a single colour option: Metallic Matte Carbon Gray.

Features: The Kawasaki Vulcan S comes equipped with a semi-digital instrument console. The console consists of an analogue tachometer along with an LCD screen that gives speedometer, odometer and other regular readouts.

Engine: The Kawasaki Vulcan S is powered by a 649cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine producing 61PS and 62.4Nm.

Suspension, Brakes & Other Details: Suspension duties are taken care of by a 41mm telescopic fork with 130mm wheel travel and a monoshock while braking duties are taken care of by a 310mm single disc brake at the front and a single 250mm disc brake at the rear.

Rivals: The Kawasaki Vulcan S’ main rival is the Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650.

Kawasaki Vulcan S Variants and Price

Kawasaki Vulcan S price price starts at Rs. 7.10 Lakh. Kawasaki Vulcan S is offered in a single variant - ABS.
Variants Ex-Showroom Price
Vulcan S ABS
649 cc . 24.37 kmpl
Rs. 7.10 Lakh
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Kawasaki Vulcan S User Reviews

4.2/5
Based on 28 reviews & 42 rating
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  • Comfort (4)
  • Experience (3)
  • Speed (3)
  • Looks (3)
  • Parts (2)
  • Clearance (2)
  • Performance (2)
  • Seat (2)
  • Maintenance (2)
  • Engine (2)
  • Ground Clearance (1)
edT
EdT (Top ZW Voice)

Versys seat

2 up riding.Low seat height.Versys seat is way to hi for any passenger to climb onto.

(21 Feb 2024) 0
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Greg
Greg (Verified User)

Very comfortable, reliable

Very comfortable, Reliable and plenty of power to cruise at highway speeds.I've put 5000miles on mine in the first year just chain maintenance and oil changes and the bike will run forever.It has lots of low end torque so off the line this bike moves but if you cruising at 70 mph mostly any other parallel twin naked bike will leave you in the dust.But that fine with me this bake checks all the boxes and it looks good as well for the price.

(29 Jan 2024) 0
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Sat
Sat (Verified User)
Owned

Reliable cruiser

4.2

Most reliable cruiser.Solid, High quality frame and parts as expected from kawasaki.Having a forward placed parallel twin engine, There is minimum heat felt around the thighs giving it more advantage over the popular v twin engine cruisers.Also parallel twin reduces the vibration of the vehicle, Elongating the life of all the parts.Engine mapping could have been improved as it is still sporty like the other models of kawasaki fitting with the same 650cc engine.The bike always seems to be in an accelerated mode and never seems to settle down at cruising speeds between 100 to 125 kmps.Having listed the pros here are few cons too: poor ground clearance due to bulky catalytic converter and long wheel base.Uninteresting exhaust note.Expensive spare parts.In my opinion: the most practical and reliable cruiser that is available in india at the moment if it is within the buyer's budget.

Sat's Vulcan S gives mileage of 18 kmpl
(22 Dec 2023) 5
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Vishwa
Vishwa (Verified User)

Absolute beat

It's an absolute beat.It's fast enough to overtake.

(17 Dec 2023) 0
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Engine
649 CC
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Mileage
24.37 Kmpl
30 Kmpl 21 Kmpl 25 Kmpl
Power
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Braking
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Kawasaki Vulcan S Mileage

The mileage of Kawasaki Vulcan S is 24.37 kmpl. This is the ARAI mileage for all the variants of Vulcan S.

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Questions & Answers on Vulcan S

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Q. When vulcan s 650 be available in Bangalore?
  • For the availability, we would suggest you please connect with the nearest authorized dealership in your city as it depends on their stock book. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership details.
Q. Colour option?
  • Kawasaki Vulcan S is available in 1 different colours - Black.
Q. Will Kawasaki Vulcan S be available in future?
  • Kawasaki has already launched the BS6-compliant Vulcan S in India. It is priced at Rs. 5.94 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). It's powered by a BS6-compliant 650cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine which makes 61PS of power at 7500rpm and 63Nm of torque at 6600rpm. Moreover, it would be unfair to give a verdict here on the future availability.
Q. Does Kawasaki Vulcan S get 1. Ergo-fit features as standard in India ( bike delivered customised at no extra cost ) and 2. Does it have a centre stand as standard?
  • 1. Not sure. Default configuration is 'Low Reach' which is what I needed. However, when I asked the dealer whether I need to buy an additional accessory if I need to convert it to 'Mid Reach' if needed, he didn't give a definitive answer - All he said was 'I'll get back to you'.2. Only Side-stand is available as standard.
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Q. I am planning to buy my first bike. My shortlisted choices are very small Vulcan S650 and Versys 650. Considering Indian road conditions, which bike would you recommend me? My budget is around 6.5 lakhs INR. Any other options are also welcome.
  • These are entirely different types of bikes - Cruiser and Semi ADV. Secondly Versys is more expensive and it isn’t available for Rs 6.5 Lac (assuming you are not buying a used one). I paid Rs 7.08 Lac for Vulcan itself (Bengaluru). Both are big bikes. Versys is a little more gigantic/bulky than Vulcan making it difficult to be a daily commuter. Vulcan May be slightly better on this aspect, but it has a pathetic 130 mm ground clearance which makes it somewhat difficult to ride over speed bumps and potholes in Cities. But Versys is a better All-rounder compared to Vulcan since it has some off-roading capability.If you are ok with the might/bulk of Versys and its higher Price, Versys May be a better choice.( I wanted Cruiser, so I chose Vulcan ).However, if your rides are a good combination of daily commute and touring, Z650 and Ninja650 are better options compared to Versys and Vulcan.
  • Yes.. You can either install an Aftermarket exhaust or get ‘fork raisers’ installed.. Since I live in Bengaluru where cops seem to be very strict about aftermarket exhausts ( and also due to these exhausts being very expensive ), I got ‘fork raisers’ installed which raise the frame by a couple of inches thereby increasing the ground clearance by about an inch..Note that these fork raisers are not some standard accessories you can buy.. These were fabricated and installed at a workshop owned by a member of one of the riding clubs, so you need to check if such fabrication and installation can be done by someone in your city..
  • Hi,I would suggest you to decide priority and need first .Every segmented bike have different purpose .Versys meant to be for off touring purpose including some off road capabilities.Vulcun is good for city ride and for daily commuting but sometimes it will create problem as ground clearance is not so good.Ninja 650 is a good sports tourer with comfortably adjusted upright clip on handlebar also you can enjoy weekend rides in city as well as on highway.Decide what you want take test ride of all the bikes and choose accordingly
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Q. I am planning to buy Vulcan S. Is it easy to ride in city? I am worried about low ground clearance.
  • Vulcan has a surprisingly good maneuverability for a bike of its size and weight. I (weighing just 65 KG) can weave through City traffic without much difficulty. However, note that the maneuverability is less than that of Thunderbird and Karizma (the other two bikes that I have). Secondly, its long turning radius makes it a little difficult to take U turns. Yes, its Low ground clearance is a bit of concern in cities. You need to be extra careful when you\'re approaching Speed bumps. If your plan is to use it mostly for City commute, Vulcan may not be a good option. If you plan to use it for a mix of City and Long rides ( frequent or occasional), you can go for it. In my case, I needed to buy a Cruiser in 6 - 7 Lac Price range and Vulcan turned out to bt the best option ( Kawasaki's engines are much more refined than Harley's or Hyosung's )
  • It does hinder the ride around Speed bumps. Rider needs to get the bike to almost complete halt while going over the Speed bumps. Trust me - I’ve been riding a Vulcan for 8 months !
  • You need to almost stop at speed breakers because the way these morons make them is horrible especially with a pillion rider and get a silencer protection or else it will scrap often.
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Kawasaki Vulcan S FAQs

What is the price of Kawasaki Vulcan S in 2024?

The 2024 ex-showroom price of Kawasaki Vulcan S is 7.10 Lakh.

What is the mileage of Kawasaki Vulcan S in 2024?

The ARAI claimed mileage of Kawasaki Vulcan S is 24.37 kmpl.

Does the Kawasaki Vulcan S have ABS?

No, ABS feature is not available in Kawasaki Vulcan S.

Which is better Kawasaki Vulcan S or Kawasaki Eliminator?

Kawasaki Vulcan S Price starts at Rs. 7.10 Lakh which is Rs. 1.48 Lakh costlier than base model of Kawasaki Eliminator priced at Rs. 5.62 Lakh. Compare Kawasaki Vulcan S vs Kawasaki Eliminator on the basis of price, specs, features, reviews.

What is the EMI of Kawasaki Vulcan S in Delhi?

The EMI for the base variant of Kawasaki Vulcan S in Delhi is Rs. 19,440 per month @ 6% for a tenure of 36 months.

What are the colours available in Kawasaki Vulcan S?

Kawasaki Vulcan S is available in 1 colour : Metallic Matte Carbon Gray. View colour images of Vulcan S.

What is the kerb weight of Kawasaki Vulcan S?

The kerb weight of Kawasaki Vulcan S is 235 Kg.

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