kawasaki Vulcan classic 1500 Drifter

The Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Drifter is a fuel-injected shaft driven motorcycle cruiser created in the classic style lines of the 1940s ‘Chief’ (which was manufactured by the Indian Motocycle Manufacturing Company). Kawasaki built this model between 1999 and 2005. The Drifter is born from a custom motorcycle built by CobraUSA in May 1996[1]. An established name in the motorcycle industryCobra manufactures a wide range of products including exhaust pipes and accessories (windshields, lowers, drive shaft covers, floorboards, freeway bars, light bars, visors, etc). An article published on the CruiserCustomizing.com web site credits Cobra with having introduced the concept of customizing metric motorcycles [2]. Members of the Cobra Special Products Division Ken Boyco and Denny Berg designed and fabricated the Cobra Super Chief over a two-month period in 1996 by converting a Vulcan Classic into a creation which would closely resemble the Indian Chief of the late 1940s. According to Cobra, the following magazines featured their Super Chief custom creation: Rider – September 1996, Boulevard Magazine – November/December 1996, Custom Machines (Europe) – Issue #1, and Motorcycle Tour & Cruiser – July 1997. In the Rider article, [3] Don Emde, credited with having inspired the project, said that “the object of the exercise had been to marry classic Indian styling with contemporary technology in order to create a motorcycle which one might have expected Indian to manufacture had it still

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Published: 2009-09-12 23:07:19
kawasaki Vulcan classic 1500 Drifter