Kawasaki VN1500A

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Kawasaki VN1500A
Manufacturer
Also called Vulcan
Production 87-99
Engine
1500cc
Spark Plug NGK DP7EA-9 87-99
Battery YUASA Y50-N18L-A 87-99
Final Drive Shaft
Front Tire 100/90-19 87-99
Rear Tire 150/90-15 87-99
Weight
Manuals Service Manual


The Kawasaki VN1500A is a motorcycle produced by Kawasaki from 1987 to 1999.

The Kawasaki VN1500A was more commonly known as the Kawasaki Vulcan 1500. One of the most popular lines of Kawasaki Cruisers. This was the original Kawasaki Vulcan.

1987[edit]

1987 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A1


  • 1470 ml
  • Four-stroke V type 2 Cylinder, Dual Over Head Camshaft
  • 4-Speed, Return Shift
  • Color: Luminous Crimson Red/Candy Wine Red
  • Beginning Engine No.: VNT50AE000031
  • Beginning Frame No.: JKBVNAA1()HA000021
  • Parts Catalog No.: 99961-0257
  • OM Na.: 99920-1353-01
  • Service Manual No.: 99924-1078-01

1988[edit]

1988 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A2



  • Color: Ebony/Pearl Cosmic Gray,
  • Luminous Crimson Red/Candy Wine Red
  • Beginning Engine No.: VNT50AE000031
  • Beginning Frame No.: VNT50A-001001
    • JKBVNAA1()JA001001
  • Parts Catalog No.: 99917-1295-01, (El99917-1296-01
    • (France) 99919-1043-01, (West Germany) 99918-1048-01
    • (I) 99959-1023-01, (Canada)(US) 99961-0251
  • Owner's Manual No.: 99922-1453-01, (Canada)(US) 99920-1412-01
    • (France) 99947-1001-01, (West Germany) 99923-1215-01
  • Service Manual No.: 99924-1078-01

1989[edit]

1989 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A3



  • 4-stroke, V type 2 Cylinder, SOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 4-speed, Return Shift
  • Color : Luminous Crimson Red/Candy Wine Red, Cosmic Splendor Red/Candy Wine Red
  • Beginning Engine No. : VNT50AE000031
  • Beginning Frame No. : VNT50A-003001,
    • (Canada)(US)JKBYNAA1()KA003001
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99917-1296-02, (Canada)(US)99961-0251
  • Owner's Manual No. : 99922-1488-01, (Canada)(US)99920-1465-01,
    • (Canada)99923-124041
  • Service Manual No. : 99924-1078-02

1990[edit]

1990 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A4



  • Color : Ebony/Pearl Gentry Gray, Luminous Crimson Red/Candy Wine Red
  • Beginnlng Engine No. : VNT50AE000031
  • Beginnlng Frame No. : VNT50A-004001,
    • (Canada)(US)JKBVNAA1()LA004001
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99917-1296-03, (Canada)(US)99961-0251
  • Owner's Manual No. : 99922-1540-01, (Canada)(US)99920-1487-01,
    • (France)99947-1041-01, (West Germany)99923-1264-01
  • Service Manual No. : Same as VN1500-A3

1991[edit]

1991 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A5



  • Color : Same as VN1500-A4
  • Beginning Engine No. : VNT50BE000031
  • Beginning Frame No. : VNT50A-006001,
    • (Canada)(US)JKBVNAA1()MA006001
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99917-1296-04, (Canada)(US)99951-0251
  • Owner's Manual No. : 99922-1589-01, (Canada)(US)99920-1525-01,
    • (France)99947-1062-01, (West Germany)99923-1283-01
  • Service Manual No, : Same as VN1500-A3


1992[edit]

1992 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A6



  • 1470 mL
  • 4-stroke, V2-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 4-speed, Return Shift
  • Color : Candy Atlantic Blue/Pearl Chateau Gray
  • BegFnning Engine No. : VNT50AE000031
  • Beginning Frame No. : JKBVNAA1()NA009001
  • Parts Catalog No. : 99917-1513-04
  • Owner's Manual No. : 99920-1581-01
  • Service Manual No. : 99924-1078-03

1993[edit]

1993 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A7



  • 4-stroke, V2-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 4-speed, Return Shift
  • Color : Candy Atlantic Blue/Pearl Chateau Gray
  • Beginning Engine No. : Same as VN1500-A6
  • Beginning Frame No. : JKBVNAA1()PA01300f
  • Parts Catalog No. : Same as VN1500-A6
  • Owner's Manual No. : 99920-1601-01
  • Service Manual No. : Same as VN1500-A6

1994[edit]

1994 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A8
1994 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 in Teal
1994 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 in Teal
1994 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 in Teal
1994 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 in Teal



  • 1470 ml
  • 4-stroke, V2-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 4-speed, Return Shift
  • Color : Pearl Teal Green/Candy Atlantic Blue
  • Beginning Engine Ma. : Same as VN1500-A8
  • Beginning Frame No. : JKBVNAA1()RA020001
  • Parts Catalog No. : Same as VN1500-A6
  • Owner's Manual No. : 99920-1658-01
  • Service Manual No. : Same as VN1500-A6

1995[edit]

1995 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A9



  • 1470 mL
  • 4-stroke, V2-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 4-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Pearl Teal Green/Candy Atlantic Blue (40), Candy Cardinal Red/Pearl Cosmic Gray (JG)
  • VIN No. - JKAVNAA1vSA026001
  • Engine No. - VNT50AE000031
  • Parts Catalog No. - (CA) (US) 99961-0334
  • Owner's Manual No. - 99920-1713-01
  • Service Manual No. - 99924-1078-07

1996[edit]

1996 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A10



  • 1470 mL
  • 4-stroke, V2-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 4-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Candy Cardinal Red/ Cosmic Splendor Red (15), Metallic Nocturne Blue/Galaxy Silver (H6)
  • VIN No. - JKBVNAA1vTA040001
  • Engine No. - VNT50AE000031
  • Parts Catalog No. - (US) 99961-0403
  • Owner's Manual No. - 99920-1762-01
  • Service Manual No. - 99924-1078-07

1997[edit]

1997 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A11



  • 1470 mL
  • 4-stroke, V2-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 4-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Ebony/Candy Persimmon Red (2N)
  • VIN No. - JKBVNAA1vVA060001
  • Engine No. - VNT50AE000031
  • Parts Catalog No. - (US) 99961-0403
  • Owner's Manual No. - 99920-1817-01
  • Service Manual No. - 99924-1078-07


1998[edit]

1998 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A12



  • 1470 mL
  • 4-stroke, V2-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 4-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Metallic Dark Bronze/Candy Wine Red (A1)
  • VIN No. - JKBVNAA1vWA075001
  • Engine No. - VNT50AE000031
  • Parts Catalog No. - (US) 99961-0403
  • Owner's Manual No. - 99920-1841-01
  • Service Manual No. - 99924-1078-07

1999[edit]

1999 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 VN1500-A13



  • 1470 mL
  • 4-stroke, V2-cylinder, SOHC, Liquid-cooled
  • 4-speed, Return Shift
  • Color - Ebony/Pearl Chateau Gray (TT)
  • VIN No. - JKBVNAA1vXA085001
  • Engine No. - VNT50AE000031
  • Parts Catalog No. - (US) 99961-0403
  • Owner's Manual No. - 99920-1904-01
  • Service Manual No. - 99924-1078-07