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Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs Triumph Speedmaster Vs Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 5.79 Lakh
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₹ 11.34 Lakh
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₹ 10.89 Lakh
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Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs Triumph Speedmaster Vs Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Vulcan S Vs Speedmaster Vs 1200 Custom on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Vulcan S Vs Speedmaster Vs 1200 Custom – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom in New Delhi starts at ₹ 10.89 Lakh. On the other hand, Triumph Speedmaster price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 11.34 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 11.64 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Kawasaki Vulcan S starts at ₹ 5.79 Lakh.

SummaryKawasaki Vulcan STriumph SpeedmasterHarley-Davidson 1200 Custom
Price₹ 5.79 Lakh₹ 11.34 Lakh₹ 10.89 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage23.00 Km/l23.25 Km/l24.00 Km/l
Power60.00 bhp76.00 bhpN/A
Engine649.0 CC1200.0 CC1202.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Vulcan S Vs Speedmaster Vs 1200 Custom – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom base engine returns 24 Km/l. The Triumph Speedmaster base returns 23 Km/l. The Kawasaki Vulcan S basic model, on the other hand, gives 23 Km/l.

Vulcan S Vs Speedmaster Vs 1200 Custom – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Triumph Speedmaster comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Kawasaki Vulcan S is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 649.0 cc1200.0 cc1202.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 60 bhp @ 7500 rpm76 bhp @ 6100 rpmN/A
Max Torque 63.4 Nm @ 6600 rpm106 Nm @ 4000 rpm96 Nm @ 3500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44N/A
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 83.0 x 60.0 mmN/AN/A
Compression 10.8 : 1N/A 10:01
Emission Standard BS VIN/ABS VI
Bore N/AN/A 88.9 mm
Exhaust N/AN/AChrome, staggered, shorty exhaust with dual mufflers
Stroke N/AN/A 96.8 mm

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 14.0 L12.0 L17.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 23.00 Km/l23.25 Km/l24.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 235 kg245 kg268 kg
Length 2310 mm2195 mm2225 mm
Width 855 mm770 mm926 mm
Height 1090 mm1040 mm1154 mm
Wheelbase 1575 mm1510 mm1530 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mmN/A105 mm
Seat Height 705 mm705 mm725 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-discTorque Assist, Wet, Multi-Plate ClutchN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Perimeter, High-tensile SteelTubular Steel CradleN/A
Front Suspension ø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 MmKYB 41 Mm Forks With Cartridge Damping. 90mm Travel39mm Fork
Rear Suspension Offset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 MmKYB Monoshock With Linkage And Stepped Preload Adjuster, 73.3 Mm Rear Wheel TravelMonoshock


Front Brake Type Single DiscDual DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type Single DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm310 mm292 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm255 mm292 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches16 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpoke WheelsSpoke
Front Tyre 120/70 R18 M/C 59H32-spoke, 16 X 2.5in130/90B16 73H
Rear Tyre 160/60 R17 M/C 69H32-spoke, 16 X 3.5in150/80B16 77H


Battery Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free12V DC
Headlight Bulb And Reflector TypeLEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrossticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Dual Channel ABScross--
Large disc brakestick--
Linkage-equipped offset laydown single-shocktick--
Long wheelbasetick--
Relaxed, foot-forward riding positiontick--
Under-engine mufflertick--
ABS and Switchable Traction Control-tick-
Brembo Front Brakes-cross-
Cartridge forks-cross-
Cruise Control-tick-
Enhanced rider & pillion comfort-cross-
First-in-class riding modes (Road and Rain)-cross-
Full LED headlamp with LED DRL-tick-
Ride By Wire-tick-
Riding Modes-tick-
Torque Assist Clutch -tick-
Trip Computer-tick-
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System availability-cross-
Closed Loop Exhaust System--tick
Rear LED Lighting--tick
Tach and Gear Indicator Readout--tick

Additonal Features

Key Features

Competitor of Kawasaki Vulcan S

Competitor of Triumph Speedmaster

Competitor of Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom

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