Suzuki Boulevard C109R

When Size Matters

By Ari Henning, Photography by Brian J. Nelson

Tech Spec


The latest-and biggest-iteration of the ever-expanding Boulevard lineup.

Honda VTX1800R, Kawasaki Vulcan 2000 Classic

Price $13,799
Engine type l-c 54-deg. V-twin
Valve train DOHC, 4v
Displacement 1783cc
Transmission 5-speed
Claimed horsepower 114 bhp @ 5800 rpm
Claimed torque 116 lb.-ft. @ 3200 rpm
Frame Steel double-cradle
Front suspension 49mm Showa fork
Rear suspension Showa shock with adjustable spring preload
Front brake Dual three-piston calipers, 290mm discs, linked
Rear brake Single two-piston caliper, 275mm disc, linked
Front tire 150/80-16 Bridgestone
Rear tire 240/55-16 Bridgestone
Seat height 28.0 in.
Wheelbase 69.1 in.
Fuel capacity 5.0 gal.
Claimed dry weight 787 lbs.


Verdict 4.5 stars out of 5
Classic looks and enough power to be first in line at the all-you-can-eat buffet.

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