Written on: 02/12/2009
I own a 1500cc Drifter. Shaft drive (The 800cc is chain drive) Fuel injected, starts on the button, even after weeks of nonuse. Fabulous machine, reminiscent of earlier Indians say up to 1953, but more akin in design to the revamped 2002 plus Indians. Perhaps Harley took a look at Kawas design and pinched a bit of spec??? Certainly this Cruiser has the edge over most biggies. Very light to drive at 30 plus, a little heavy at slower speeds but you acclimatise without trouble.45 mpg and a 5... (read more)
Written on: 13/11/2009 by Pedals (1 review written)
I own a VN 1500 Kawasaki .I have had her from new .It has a 4 speed gearbox.
Lots of low down torque .I have rode her all around the country with little problem.The only problem i have had was the starter I have had new brushes fitted to it and away we go .I fitted a highway hawk pipe to her just after i got her sounds awesome even after all these years i cant get over what a head turner she is. I would never sell her, I would recommend a Kawasaki cruiser if there is anything like mine.... (read more)
Written on: 15/02/2009 by nickstnick (1 review written)
The Kawasaki Drifter 1500 is a superior motorcycle. One thing, it is NOT a chain drive, but a driveshaft. These are super reliable fuel injected motorcycles that are well engineered. They are big, comfy and look great. I have owned my 2004 since new and will never part with it. They are unique. Only bad point is I only get 48-51 mpg on my 1500cc Drifter..HA HA and that is the truth! there are no bad points to these beautys.
If you have the chance buy the Drifter 1500. They have not been... (read more)
Written on: 04/12/2008 by terence wilshaw (3 reviews written)
Don't bother with this USA Indian copy bike... its ok. But sales never got off. Poor resale values. Its really bad as in sad as its a chain drive bike and big mudgaurds cover them so adjustments are a right pain. (read more)
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