M109R DNA breathes life and good looks into a new eight-valve version of last year's C90 twin.
Harley-Davidson Super Glide, Honda VTX1300C, Kawasaki Mean Streak, Star V-Star 1300.
|Price ||$9999 |
|Engine type ||l-c 54-deg. V-twin |
|Valve train ||SOHC, 8v |
|Displacement ||1462cc |
|Bore x stroke ||96.0 x 101.0mm |
|Compression ||9.5:1 |
|Fuel system ||Keihin/Denso EFI |
|Clutch ||Wet, multi-plate |
|Transmission ||5-speed |
|Claimed horsepower ||na |
|Claimed torque ||na |
|Frame ||Tubular-steel cradle |
|Front Suspension ||Kayaba inverted fork |
|Rear suspension ||Kayaba shock with adjustable spring preload |
|Front brake ||Twin two-piston Tokico calipers, 290mm discs |
|Rear brake ||Two-piston Tokico caliper, 275mm disc |
|Front tire ||120/70-ZR18 Bridgestone G851 |
|Rear tire ||200/50-ZR17 Bridgestone G850 |
|Rake/trail ||32.0/4.3 in. |
|Seat height ||28.2 in. |
|Wheelbase ||66.5 in. |
|Fuel capacity ||4.8 gallons |
|Claimed dry weight ||672 lbs. |
|Colors ||Black, blue, red |
|Available ||Now |
|Warranty ||12 mo./unlimited mi. |
American Suzuki Motor Corp.
3251 E. Imperial Hwy
Brea, CA 92821
Verdict 4 stars out of 5
The best big-inch power cruiser $9999 can buy.