Kawasaki Vulcan S vs Harley Street 750 [Quick Comparison]

Kawasaki Vulcan S vs Harley Street 750: Kawasaki Vulcan S is the first ever cruiser from Kawasaki in India, it is powered by a 649cc, twin cylinder engine. The motor is tuned for a unique feel with 61 HP @ 7500 rpm and 63 Nm @ 6600 rpm. It comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Lack of aerodynamics and slight de-tune of power makes Vulcan S good for a top speed of 168 kmph. Kawasaki offers 705mm of seat height and 130mm of ground clearance with the new Vulcan S. It uses a single front and rear disc brake. At present, Vulcan S is priced at INR 5.48 lakh (ex-showroom India).

Kawasaki Vulcan S vs Harley Street 750
Kawasaki Vulcan S is Available in India for INR 5.48 Lakh (Ex-showroom)

The motorcycle rivals none other than Harley Davidson Street 750 in India. As the typical cruiser costs INR 5.31 lakh in India, Kawasaki has taken a bold step by keeping the price higher in comparison to the best-seller of this segment. Street 750 is powered by a 749cc, twin cylinder engine producing 59 Nm @ 3750 rpm. This makes it more powerful in overall terms as Street 70 claims 177 kmph of top speed in standard conditions. ABS is standard on both the cruisers. Both the bikes are city focused as fuel tank size is considerably smaller than that of a long distance cruiser.

Kawasaki Vulcan S vs Harley Street 750
Harley-Davidson Street 750 is Available in India for INR 5.31 Lakh (Ex-showroom)

Kawasaki Vulcan S vs Harley Street 750

Technical Specification Comparison

Kawasaki Vulcan S Harley Street 750
Displacement 649 cc 749 cc
Transmission 6-Speed 6-Speed
No. of Cylinders 2-Cylinder 2-Cylinder
Max. Power 61 HP @ 7500 rpm 53 HP @ 8000 rpm
Max. Torque 63 NM @ 6600 rpm 59 NM @ 3750 rpm
Fuel Supply Fuel Injection Fuel Injection
Engine Cooling Liquid-Cooled Liquid-Cooled
Engine Type Parallel-Twin V-Twin
Top Speed 168 kmph (Approx.) 177 kmph (Approx.)
Mileage 22.7 kmpl (Claimed) 22.3 kmpl (Claimed)
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Dimensions & Weight

Kawasaki Vulcan S vs Harley Street 750
Kawasaki Vulcan S Harley Street 750
Length 2310 mm 2215 mm
Width 855 mm 815 mm
Wheelbase 1575 mm 1520 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm 145 mm
Seat Height 705 mm 720 mm
Kerb Weight 235 kg 233 kg
Fuel Tank 14 litres 13.1 litres

Brakes & Suspension

Kawasaki Vulcan S Harley Street 750
Brakes (F) 300 mm Single Disc 292 mm Single Disc
Brakes (R) 250 mm Single Disc 260 mm Single Disc
Suspension (F) Conventional Forks Conventional Forks
Suspension (R) Adjustable Monoshock Dual Shock Absorbers
ABS 2-Channel ABS 2-Channel ABS

Frame & Tyres

Kawasaki Vulcan S vs Harley Street 750
Kawasaki Vulcan S Harley Street 750
Frame Perimeter Frame Twin Tube Frame
Front Tyre 120/70-18 100/80-17
Rear Tyre 160/60-17 150/70-15
Front Wheel 18-inch 17-inch
Rear Wheel 17-inch 15-inch
Kawasaki Vulcan S vs Harley Street 750 [Quick Comparison]
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