1999 Kawasaki VN 1500 Classic Specs

motorcycle specs

These are the known mechanical and performance specifications for your 1999 Kawasaki VN 1500 Classic.

Basic Specs

Year1999
MakeKawasaki
ModelKawasaki VN 1500 Classic
Cost

Engine

Displacement1471.00 ccm (89.76 cubic inches)
Type
DetailsV2, four-stroke
Max RPM
Compression8.6:1
Bore/Stroke102.0 x 90.0 mm (4.0 x 3.5 inches)
Valves/Cylinder4
Fueling
Ignition
Exhaust
Lubrication
CoolingLiquid

Drivetrain

Gearbox5-speed
Final DriveShaft drive (cardan)
Clutch
Driveline

Performance

Horespower64.00 HP (46.7 kW)
Torque112.00 Nm (11.4 kgf-m or 82.6 ft.lbs)
Top Speed164.0 km/h (101.9 mph)

Fuel Economy & Polution

Fuel Consumption0.62 litres/100 km (161.3 km/l or 379.39 mpg)
Fuel Capacity16.00 litres (4.23 gallons)
Emissions14.4 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)

Chassis

Frame Type
Rake
Trail
Front Suspension
Front Travel150 mm (5.9 inches)
Rear Suspension
Rear Travel87 mm (3.4 inches)
Seat
Seat Height705 mm (27.8 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Alt. Seat Height
Total Height
Total Length
Total Width
Ground Clearance
Wheelbase1,660 mm (65.4 inches)
Dry Weight
Wet Weight313.0 kg (690.0 pounds)

Wheels & Brakes

Front Tire/Tyre130/90-16
Rear Tire/Tyre150/80-16
Front BrakesSingle disc
Front Brake Diameter300 mm (11.8 inches)
Rear BrakesSingle disc
Rear Brake Diameter270 mm (10.6 inches)
Wheels

Comments

It appears you're interested in specifications for the Kawasaki VN 1500 Classic. This Custom / cruiser model is powered by a V2, four-stroke engine with 1471.00 ccm (89.76 cubic inches) of actual displacement before 8.6:1 compression. Fueling is metered via allowing this machine to produce its 64.00 HP (46.7 kW) horsepower and 112.00 Nm (11.4 kgf-m or 82.6 ft.lbs) torque. According to our records engine heat of the Kawasaki VN 1500 Classic is moderated by Liquid. You'll need to get familiar with the 5-speed transmission and pay attention to final drive Shaft drive (cardan) maintainence. Our best information shows that the front tire size is 130/90-16 and the rear is 150/80-16 . The entire package is supported by the frame, . We know you like to go fast or cruise all day, but when you need to stop, you'll be dependant on Single disc front brakes and Single disc rear brakes. The Kawasaki VN 1500 Classic was launched in 1999, and we're happy to know (or assume) you've got one in your garage. To help you keep your ride in tip-top shape, consider purchasing an owner or service manual.