Kawasaki EN500C Vulcan 500 LTD: history, specs, pictures

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Kawasaki EN500C
Manufacturer
Also called Vulcan 500 LTD
Production 96-07
Class Cruiser
Predecessor Kawasaki EN500A
Engine
500cc
Top Speed 110 mph
Spark Plug NGK DR9EA '96-07
Battery YUASA YB12AL-A2 '96-07
Final Drive Chain: 520x110
Front Sprocket 16T
Rear Sprocket 42T
Front Tire 100/90-19 '96-07
Rear Tire 140/90-15 '96-07
Weight
Recommended Oil K-tech 10W-40
Manuals Service Manual

Brochures ·


The Kawasaki EN500C is a motorcycle produced by Kawasaki from 1996 to 2007.

The Kawasaki EN500C is commonly known as the Kawasaki Vulcan 500.

1996 EN500-C1[edit]

1996 Kawasaki EN500 C1
1996 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 in Red
1996 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 in Red


  • 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 6-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Pearl Purplish Black Mica (20),
  • Candy Persimmon Red (A5),
  • Pearl Boulogne (VG)
  • VIN No. - JKAENVC1vTA000001
  • F No. - EN500C-000001
  • E No. - EX500AE018001
  • PC No. - (CA) (US) 99961-0422, (EUR) 99917-1728-05
  • OM No. - (CA) (US) 99920-1783-01, (EUR) 99922-1783-01,
  • (DE) 99923-1431-01, (FR) 99947-1208-01
  • SM No. - 99924-1194-05

1997 EN500-C2[edit]

1997 Kawasaki EN500 C2


  • 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 6-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Pearl Purplish Black Mica (20),
  • Luminous Peacock Blue (35),
  • Candy Amaranth Red Mica (2D)
  • VIN No. - JKAENVC1vVA110001
  • F No. - EN500C-005001
  • E No. - EX500AE018001
  • PC No. - (CA) (US) 99961-0422, (EUR) 99917-1728-05,
  • (MY) 99910-1458-02
  • OM No. - (CA) (US) 99920-1824-01,
  • (EUR) (MY) 99922-1845-01, (DE) 99923-1455-01,
  • (FR) 99947-1228-01
  • SM No. - 99924-1194-05

1998 EN500-C3[edit]

1998 Kawasaki EN500 C3


  • 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 6-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Candy Persimmon Red (A5),
  • Ebony/Candy Persimmon Red (2N),
  • Deep Turquoise Green/Pearl Gentry Gray (B3)
  • VIN No. - JKAENVC1vWA150001
  • F No. - EN500C-007001
  • E No. - EX500AE018001
  • PC No. - (CA) (US) 99961-0422, (EUR) 99917-1728-05
  • OM No. - (CA) (US) 99920-1835-01, (EUR) 99922-1883-01,
  • (DE) 99923-1483-0, (FR) 99947-1243-01
  • SM No. - 99924-1194-05

1999 EN500-C4[edit]

1999 Kawasaki EN500 C4


  • 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 6-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Ebony/Candy Sapphire Blue (Q1),
  • Ebony/Candy Persimmon Red (2N)
  • VIN No. - (US) JKAENVC1vXA156001,
  • (EUR) JKAEN500ACA156001
  • E No. - EX500AE018001
  • PC No. - (US) 99961-0422, (EUR) 99917-1728-05
  • OM No. - (US) 99920-1912-01, (EUR) 99922-1942-01,
  • (DE) 99923-1509-01, (FR) 99947-1267-01
  • SM No. - 99924-1194-05

2000 EN500-C5[edit]

2000 Kawasaki EN500 C5


  • 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 6-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Ebony/Candy Persimmon Red (2N),
  • Ebony/Candy Sapphire Blue (Q1)
  • VIN No. - JKAENVC1vYA164001
  • E No. - EX500AE018001
  • PC No. - (CA) (US) 99961-0422, (IL) 99917-1728-05
  • OM No. - (CA) (US) 99920-1953-01, (IL) 99922-3018-01
  • SM No. - 99924-1194-05

2001 EN500-C6[edit]

2001 Kawasaki EN500 C6


  • 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, DOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 6-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Candy Cardinal Red/Pearl Gentry Gray (C3),
  • Ebony/Candy Persimmon Red (2N),
  • Ebony/Candy Sapphire Blue (Q1)
  • VIN No. - (CA) (IL) (US) JKAENVC1v1A168001,
  • (EUR) JKAEN500ACA168001
  • E No. - EX500AE018001
  • PC No. - (CA) (US) 99961-0504, (EUR) 99917-1973-02
  • OM No. - (US) 99987-1006-01, (CA) 99929-1383-01,
  • (EUR) 99976-1041-01
  • SM No. - 99924-1194-05

2007[edit]

2007 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 in Ebony
2007 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 in Ebony left side
2007 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 in Ebony right side
2007 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 in Ebony engine




Specs[edit]