Westrand Car Show - 2013 Kawasaki VN 900

Kawasaki VN 900

The Kawasaki Vulcan 900 motorcycle (VN900) is a mid-sized motorcycle “boulevard cruiser” motorcycle which was first introduced in 2006. The cycle follows the formula of a smaller but powerful engine fitted into a one-size up frame. It is a a popular combination also in use the other top three Japanese manufacturers in their respective “Boulevard cruiser” lines.

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The VN900 is similar in appearance to the Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe or the Fat Boy. It is powered by a water cooled 903 cc V-Twin engine, with a five-speed transmission.

Other standard equipment includes a 20 L fuel tank, front and rear disk brakes, electronic fuel injection, and a belt for the final drive.

The VN900D or Classic LT is the touring edition of the basic VN900. The major differences include factory installed windshield, saddlebags, and a backrest. Additionally, a studded seat replaces the standard unit.

Then there is the VN900C Custom, which is regarded as the more aggressively styled sister of the VN900. Major changes are cast alloy wheels (solid on the rear, and spoked for the front), a much larger diameter 21 in 80/90 front wheel, redesigned fenders, forward controls with pegs (as opposed to floorboards), a smaller headlight, and drag-style bars. Also different is the slimmer one-piece seat, which is still capable of carrying a passenger, but not quite as comfortably as the VN900.

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The Westrand Car Show is a Classic Car Show. TO QUALIFY FOR ENTRANCE TO A COMPETITIVE CLASS, VEHICLES MUST HAVE BEEN BUILT OR REGISTERED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 1999 OR EARLIER. Only the first 180 QUALIFYING vehicles will receive a commemorative medallion. Any newer vehicle is welcome to be entered as a “non-competitive vehicle” and to be placed on show just because of “the spirit of motoring” and the desire to share the joy that your wheels bring you, with all of the rest of us. See the list of classes below and the entrance form. Remember its a fun day, so don’t take it too seriously.

Non-Competitive vehicles may enter at the gate on the day.

The Westrand Car Show is an alcohol-free event and any person found to have in their possession or to be consuming alcohol will not be admitted and/or will be asked to leave the premises of Dr. Havinga School. 

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Die Westrand Car Show is ‘n klassieke motorskou. OM TE KWALIFISEER VIR TOEGANG TOT ‘N KOMPETERENDE KLAS, MOET VOERTUIE VIR DIE EERSTE KEER IN 1999 OF VROEËR GEBOU OF GEREGISTREER WORD. Slegs die eerste 180 KWALIFISERENDE voertuie sal ‘n gedenkmedalje ontvang. Enige nuwer voertuig is welkom om as ‘n “nie-mededingende voertuig” ingeskryf te word, en dit net te danke aan” die gees van motor” en die begeerte om die vreugde wat u wiele vir u bring, saam met ons almal te deel. Kyk na die lys van klasse hieronder en die ingangsvorm. Onthou, dis ‘n pret dag moenie dit te ernstig opneem.

Nie-mededingende voertuie mag op die dag by die hek inteken.

Die Westrand Car Show is ‘n alkoholvrye gebeurtenis, en enige persoon wat bevind is dat hy in besit is en/of alkohol inneem, sal nie toegelaat word nie en/of gevra sal word om die perseel van die Dr. Havinga skool te verlaat.

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IMAGE ATTRIBUTION
2009 Kawasaki VN 900D ClassicDiRF
2019 Kawasaki VN 900Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA.
2019 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 CustomKawasaki Motors Corp. USA.
2019 Kawasaki VN900 ClassicKawasaki Motors Corp. USA.
2013 Kawasaki VN 900 – 3 images – Johan van Biljon (owner)