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2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic vs. 2008 Harley-Davidson Dyna Glide Super Glide vs. 2008 Yamaha V Star 1300 Base Side-by-Side Comparison


Compare the 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic vs 2008 Harley-Davidson Dyna Glide Super Glide vs 2008 Yamaha V Star 1300 Base. The 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic has an MSRP of $10,699, while the 2008 Harley-Davidson Dyna Glide Super Glide has an MSRP of $11,995, 2008 Yamaha V Star 1300 Base has an MSRP of $10,090.
 
KEY FACTS
     
Manufacturer Kawasaki Harley-Davidson Yamaha
Model Vulcan 1600 Dyna Glide V Star 1300
Year 2008 2008 2008
Class Cruiser Cruiser Cruiser
Country of Origin Japan USA Japan
MSRP $10,699

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$11,995

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$10,090

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PRICE
     
Warranty 12 months 24 months 12 months
 
Engine
     
Cylinders 2 2 2
Compression Ratio 9.0:1 9.2:1 9.5:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 1552 1573.2 1304
Valve Configuration SOHC OHV - Pushrod SOHC
Starter Electric Electric Electric
Cooling Liquid / Air Air Liquid
Engine Type V Twin V Twin V Twin
 
Seat Specifications
     
Number Of Seats 2 1 2
Seat Height (in) 27.4 26.6 28.1
 
Front Suspension
     
Front Suspension Size (in) 1.6 1.9 1.6
Front Travel (in) 5.9 5.3
Front Suspension Type Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
 
Rear Suspension
     
Rear Travel (in) 3.7 4.3
Rear Suspension Brand Name
Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm
 
Dimensions
     
Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.3
Trail (in) 6.6 4.5
Width (in) 40.9 38.6
Wheelbase (in) 66.1 64.2 66.5
Length (in) 98.6 92.8 98
 
Capacities
     
Fuel Capacity (gal) 5.3 4.8 4.9
 
Misc
     
Major Revision Year 2003 2007 2007
Year 2008 2008 2008
Manufacturer Country Japan USA Japan
Generic Type (Primary) Cruiser Cruiser Cruiser
 
Weight
     
Dry Weight (lbs) 675 632 624
 
Transmission
     
Number Of Speeds 5 6 5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Shaft Belt Belt
Transmission Type Manual Manual Manual
Reverse No No No
 
Brakes
     
Rear Brake Type Disc Disc Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type Dual Hydraulic Disc Disc Dual Hydraulic Disc
 
Tires
     
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 170/70 R16 Dunlop 160/70 R17 73V 170/70B-16M/C 75H
Front Tire (Full Spec) 130/90 R16 Dunlop 100/90 R19 57H 130/90-16M/C 67H
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2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600 Classic vs 2008 Harley-Davidson Dyna Glide Super Glide vs 2008 Yamaha V Star 1300 Base