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Compare the 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad vs 2012 Triumph Rocket III Roadster. The 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad has an MSRP of $15,799, while the 2012 Triumph Rocket III Roadster has an MSRP of $14,999.
 

KEY FACTS

   
Manufacturer Kawasaki Triumph
Model Vulcan 1700 Rocket III
Year 2012 2012
Class Cruiser Cruiser
Country of Origin Japan England
MSRP $15,799

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$14,999

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Warranty 24 months 24 months
 

Engine

   
Cylinders 2 3
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 8.7:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 1700 2294
Valve Configuration SOHC DOHC
Starter Electric Electric
Cooling Liquid Liquid
Engine Type V Twin Longitudinal In-Line
 

Seat Specifications

   
Number Of Seats 2 2
Seat Height (in) 28.7 29.5
 

Front Suspension

   
Front Suspension Size (in) 1.8 1.7
Front Travel (in) 5.5 4.7
Front Suspension Type Telescopic Fork Inverted Fork
 

Rear Suspension

   
Rear Travel (in) 3.1 4.1
Rear Suspension Brand Name Kabaya
Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm
 

Dimensions

   
Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Trail (in) 7 5.8
Width (in) 40.4 38.2
Wheelbase (in) 65.6 66.7
Length (in) 98.4 98.3
 

Capacities

   
Fuel Capacity (gal) 5.3 6.3
 

Misc

   
Major Revision Year 2009 2011
Year 2012 2012
Manufacturer Country Japan England
Generic Type (Primary) Cruiser Cruiser
 

Weight

   
Dry Weight (lbs)
 

Transmission

   
Number Of Speeds 6 5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Belt Shaft
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Reverse No No
 

Brakes

   
Rear Brake Type Disc Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type Dual Hydraulic Disc Dual Hydraulic Disc
 

Tires

   
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 170/70 R16 240/50 R16
Front Tire (Full Spec) 130/90 R16 150/80 R17
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2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad vs 2012 Triumph Rocket III Roadster