2022 Kawasaki Vulcan S goes on sale in India. Check price here
After the new Ninja 650 and the Z650, Kawasaki has now announced the launch of the 2022 Vulcan S in the Indian market. The cruiser has been priced at ₹6.10 lakh (ex-showroom). It is a direct rival to the likes of the newly launched Benelli 502C cruiser that is available at ₹4.98 lakh (ex-showroom).
With the model year update, the Kawasaki Vulcan S cruiser has received a new colour scheme in the form of Metallic Matte Graphenesteel Gray colour. In addition to that, it also gets blue gradients on the radiator guard, tank and wheels. A bold 'S' logo sits on the fuel tank offered with this paint option. Save for the paint option upgrades, the rest of the details remain unchanged.
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The previously found Metallic Flat Raw Graystone paint option has now been discontinued. Apart from a new paint option, the rest of the motorcycle remains unchanged.
At the heart of the motorcycle sits a 649cc, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled engine that is rated to produce 59.94 bhp of power at 7,500rpm and 62.4Nm of peak torque at 6,600rpm. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox. This engine remains to be compliant with the BS 6 emission norms.
The motorcycle also carries over all the previously found features including its halogen headlight, 18-inch front/17-inch rear wheels, semi-digital instrument cluster with gear position indicator, a 14-litre fuel tank, and under-engine exhaust canister.
The motorcycle uses disc brakes at either end and comes suspended on the telescopic front forks along with a single monoshock at the rear.