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Suzuki Boulevard C109R

The Suzuki Boulevard C109R motorcycle was introduced in 2008 as Suzuki's V-Twin Cruiser. The same model is sold in Europe as the Suzuki Intruder C1800R.

Suzuki Boulevard C109R
ManufacturerSuzuki
Also calledC109R, C1800R
Production2006-Present
ClassCruiser
EngineLiquid Cooled DOHC 1783 cm³ V-twin
Transmission5-speed, Shaft
Wheelbase2580 mm (101.6 in)
Weight357 kg (787 lbs)

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General background

Chassis Features

  • High-tensile double cradle steel frame is built to comfortably handle all the power and torque while delivering agile handling and a plush smooth ride
  • New cast alloy wheels feature a 10 spoke radial design for a clean and classic look. The new cast wheels measure a 3.50 x 16 inch up front and a massive 8.00 x 16 inch rear tire wearing a huge 240mm radial tire
  • New combined braking system utilizes three pistons per caliper for the dual disc front braking system. When applying the front brake lever two pistons work at the front. When using the rear brake pedal both front brake and rear brake systems are combined using the rear brake and the middle piston of the front brake calipers.
  • New pull back type handlebars feature a deep chrome plated finish and a beautiful wide design for a massive look
  • 49mm front forks feature thick chrome covers for a stylish new look and feature 130mm of wheel travel
  • Link type aluminum swingarm creating a rigid tail look with light weight and high rigidity
  • Stylish and wide fuel tank design is built highlight the classic lines of the C109R with a large 5 gallon fuel capacity for maximum rider enjoyment
  • New spacious floorboards for increased rider comfort and control

Engine Features

  • 1783cc, 4-valve DOHC, 54 degree, liquid-cooled, fuel injected V-twin engine designed for strong throttle response and massive torque output
  • 112mm bore and 90.5mm stroke utilizing forged aluminum alloy pistons with short skirts, and cut away sides riding on chrome moly steel connecting rods
  • Unique new two-stage cam drive system creates a compact cylinder head design and reduces overall engine height and creates a lower center of gravity
  • Each bore is lined with Suzuki's race proven SCEM (Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material) for optimum heat transfer, tighter piston-to-cylinder clearances and reduced weight
  • Crank inertia for the C109R is increased by 20% for increased torque delivery at low speed and for reduced vibration across the rpm range
  • A compact dry sump lubrication system SASS (Suzuki Advanced Sump System) provides reduced engine height, a lower crankshaft position and lower center of gravity
  • Five speed transmission features carefully selected gear ratios for comfortable cruising in a variety of riding situations
  • Three piece airbox uses dual intakes working through a pleated fabric air cleaner element
  • Electronic fuel injection system features the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve system (SDTV) with 52mm throttle bodies - maintains optimum air velocity for smooth low-to-mid range throttle response
  • A new Idle Speed Control (ISC) system improves cold starting and stabilizes engine idle speed in various conditions
  • Dual spark plug per cylinder ignition system is controlled by the powerful 32 bit ECM for improved combustion efficiency and reduced exhaust emissions
  • The 2-into1-into-2 stainless steel chromed exhaust system features Suzuki's digitally controlled SET (Suzuki Exhaust Tuning) system for optimum engine performance and powerful v-twin sound

Key Features

  • New classic design brings combines the clean, sweeping good looks of a classic cruiser with high performance provided by Suzuki advanced technology

Performance

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