The heart of a sportsbike and the comfort of a classic cruiser. The 2021 Vulcan S is fitted with a deflector screen and finished in superb two-tone paint with colour-coded wheel trim. Never taking away from its heritage styling, this cruiser takes comfort and adjustability then combines it with Ninja-derived performance to create a unique Learner approved experience.
PARALLEL TWIN ENGINE
Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 8-valve 649 cm3 Parallel Twin, fuel injected. Smooth performance in the low and medium rpm ranges. The engine is tuned for rider-friendly power characteristics to confidence in all riders. Smooth starts, smooth acceleration, and a satisfying acceleration.
TYRES AND BRAKES
18-inch front and 17-inch rear wheels. The larger front wheel provides natural, light handling. Tyres provide the right blend of handling and grip. The Vulcan S Cafe is ABS equipped, with front 300mm front disc slowed by 2 piston callipers the rear ABS disc brake is fitted with a single piston calliper for ample stopping power.
CUSTOM FIT & ADJUSTABILITY
Footrest position adjustable with three positions available: STD, 25 mm forward, 25 mm back. All Ergo-Fit accessories are at an additional cost: Shift Rods, Handlebars and Seats are available.
A low 705mm seat height. Thick 62mm padding offers a wide surface and excellent hip support, ensuring ample comfort for city riding and short tours. The seat bracket is rubber-mounted, reducing vibration transferred through the seat.
D-SHAPED SWING ARM
The swingarm's D-shaped cross-section gives it a pipe-like design that matches the frame, and contributes to the high-quality appearance.
OFFSET REAR SHOCK
Offset laydown rear single-shock supension is distinctive syling element, contributing the trend setting design. Pre-load adjustment is via an easy access 5-way cam wheel.
Tear drop-style fuel tank adds a cruiser-style touch. With its 14 litre tank capacity and the Parallel Twin engine's good fuel economy, the long range offered by the Vulcan S means riders can go longer between fill-ups-convenient in town, and reassuring when out on a daytrip.
The instrument cluster matches the bikes overall design and features an easy to read layout. Analogue-style tachometer and multi-function LCD screen use blue LED backlights for excellent visibility at night. Features include: fuel gauge, digital speedometer, clock, odometer, dual trip meters, remaining range, fuel consumption and the Economical Riding Indicator.
Curved, flowing style blended with a powerful, long-and-low stance and modern elements creates a unique, eye-catching design. Inverted triangle headlamp contributes to the Vulcan S's fresh, unique design.
Tail fender is shaped to hug the rear wheel as closely as possible, creating a compact cruiser-style. The design was made possible in part by the offset laydown rear shock.
The pipe perimeter frame is a key component of the Vulcan S look. The design of the frame, rear suspension and swingarm create an integrated line running from the front of the bike to the rear hub. A pipe frame of high-tensile steel gives the bike a lightweight appearance.
The attractive bend of the exhaust pipes and an under-engine muffler arrangement builds a clean, tough look.
VULCAN S CAFE - EN650EMFNW
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke Parallel Twin
Bore x Stroke
83 x 60 mm
DOHC 8 valve
Fuel injection: Ø 38 mm x 2 (Keihin)
Final Drive Type
Perimeter, high-tensile steel
Wheel travel - front
Wheel travel - rear
Suspension - front
41 mm telescopic fork
Suspension - rear
Offset laydown single-shock, linkage-equipped with adjustable preload
Brakes - Front
Single ø300 mm discs with dual-piston caliper and ABS
Brakes - Rear
Single 250 mm disc with single piston caliper and ABS
L x W x H
2,310 x 880 x 1,130 mm
229 kg (includes full fuel tanks and all fluids at optimum levels)