Suzuki VX 800

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The Suzuki VX 800 is a road motorcycle shaft-drive V-twin bike from Suzuki.

The VX800 was designed at U.S. Suzuki's Design Studio in Brea, California from 1987-1989 and produced in years 1990-1997.


There were four variations of the VX800:

  • the Japanese version featured a slightly shorter frame.
  • the European version was geared higher to accommodate the tastes of European riders.
  • the American version was offered from 1990-1993 only.
  • the California version was the same as the American version, but with additional anti-smog equipment.


The engine for the VX800 was derived from the Intruder 750’s. It was given a second carburetor and a larger displacement.

Type: Four-stoke, water-cooled, OHC TSCC, 45-degree V-twin
Piston displacement: 805cc
Bore & Stroke: 83.0 x 74.4mm
Compression ratio: 10.0:1
Carburetor, front: Mikuni BDS36SS, single
Carburetor, rear: Mikuni BS36SS, single
Transmission: 5-speed constant mesh
Final drive: Shaft, 3.090:1

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