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Kawasaki Vulcan S cruiser gets a new orange colour, priced at INR 5.58 lakh

Written by Parichay Malvankar

Kawasaki has been very aggressive in the Indian big bike market, since they debuted in our country. Now, their only cruiser motorcycle offering, the Vulcan S has been given an additional new paint job option. The 2018 Vulcan S cruiser from Kawasaki now comes in a orange paint scheme and has been priced at INR 5.58 lakh (ex-showroom). This marks it INR 10,000 more expensive than the standard black variant.

Powering the Kawasaki Vulcan S is a 650cc, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled motor producing 61 PS of power @ 7500 RPM and 63 Nm of torque @ 6600 RPM matched to a 6-speed gearbox. The Vulcan S comes with ABS as standard and is sold across all Kawasaki showrooms in India. The bike features a conventional chain drive, gets alloy wheels, a pillion seat as standard, front and rear disc brakes along with a 14L fuel tank.

Kawasaki’s Vulcan S cruiser rivals the likes of Harley-Davidson Street 750.

The Vulcan S has seen a positive response from the Indian market with a decent number of motorcycles being pushed out of the showrooms easily. While this is a cruiser motorcycle built around a new chassis & other cycle parts, the Vulcan S shares the engine components with the sibling Ninja 650 & Z 650.