The Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer was especially designed for long journeys. It is equipped with a comprehensive list of features which help you travel long distances in full comfort.
Among them you’ll find a pair of generous saddlebags made of leather, a tall windshield and a 20 Liters fuel tank.
At the heart of the motorcycle sits a 1700 cc, liquid-cooled, 4 - stroke V-twin, SOHC, 8 Valves engine with fuel injection. The engine generates a maximum power of 55 KW 74 PS at 5,000 rpm and 135 Nm (13.7 Kgfm) of torque at 2,750 rpm. All this power is kept under control by a 6-speed transmission with wet, multidisc clutch. The engine is housed by a double cradle steel frame.
You also get front and rear disc brakes and 130/90B16M/C 67H front and 170/70B16M/C 75H rear tires.
Hit the jump for more information on the Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer.
VN1700 Light Tourer
Grab your stuff and go with the distance ready, mile hungry Light Tourer featuring additional touring screen and capacious leather saddlebags as standard.
2014 Kawasaki VN1700 Light Tourer Key Features:
Windshield lower kit
Provides additional wind protection for the lower body.
Measures 61cm H x 58cm W with additional height adjustment. Optional emblem 062TPU0001 shown (sold separately).
Top quality leather and workmanship. HDPE liner and formed backpanel keep saddlebags in perfect shape. Approx 2 x 15 litres. Dimensions: L-50cm x H-25cm x D-20cm. Type: 2 buckles.
|Engine type||Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke V-Twin|
|Bore x stroke||102 x 104 mm|
|Valve/Induction system||SOHC, 8 valves|
|Fuel system||Fuel injection: ø42 mm x 2|
|Lubrication||Forced lubrication, semi-dry sump|
|Maximum power||55 kW 74 PS / 5,000 rpm|
|Maximum torque||135 Nm 13.7 kgfm / 2,750 rpm|
|Primary reduction ratio||1.515 (50/33)|
|Gear ratios: 1st||3.077 (40/13)|
|Gear ratios: 2nd||1.900 (38/20)|
|Gear ratios: 3rd||1.407 (38/27)|
|Gear ratios: 4th||1.143 (32/28)|
|Gear ratios: 5th||0.967 (29/30)|
|Gear ratios: 6th||0.806 (29/36)|
|Final reduction ratio||2.250 (72/32)|
|Clutch||Wet multi-disc, manual|
|Frame type||Double-cradle, steel|
|Rake/Trail||30° / 169 mm|
|Wheel travel, front||140 mm|
|Wheel travel, rear||80 mm|
|Tyre, front||130/90B16M/C 67H|
|Tyre, rear||170/70B16M/C 75H|
|Steering angle, left / right||35° / 35°|
|Brakes, front||Dual 300 mm discs. Dual twin-piston|
|Brakes, rear||Single 300 mm disc. Twin-piston|
|Suspension, front||43 mm telescopic fork|
|Suspension, rear||Swingarm with twin air-assisted adjustable shocks. Rebound damping: 4-way|
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||2,500 mm x 1,025 mm x 1,155 mm|
|Ground Clearance||130 mm|
|Fuel capacity||20 litres|
|Seat height||720 mm|
|Curb Mass||349 kg|