Suzuki Boulevard 400 (VZ400, VZ400Z)

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Suzuki Boulevard 400 (2010-2016)

Suzuki Boulevard 400 is produced from March 18, 2005 to 2016 inclusive for the Japanese domestic market.

The model was based on the base from the older export version Suzuki Intruder M800 (Boulevard M50) with a simpler carburetor engine from Suzuki Intruder VL400 Classic. The Suzuki Boulevard 400 model positions itself as a replacement for the outdated Suzuki Desperado 400.

The Suzuki Boulevard 400 engine is a 2-cylinder V-block, liquid-cooled, 399 cc. see, issuing 33 hp. power and 33 Nm of torque. The maximum performance of the motor is reached at 6000-8000 rpm.

In other respects, the Suzuki Boulevard 400 is almost completely identical to the older version of the M800 - a steel frame, suspension in the form of an inverted fork at the front and a mono-shock absorber at the rear, front and drum rear disc brakes, a 5-speed gearbox and a cardan drive.

Major generations of Suzuki Boulevard 400:

  • 2005-2009 - first generation.
  • 2010-2016 - the second generation.

For more details on the differences between the first and second generations, as well as technical changes over the years, see the "Brief History of the Model" section.

2016 was the last year the Suzuki Boulevard 400 was produced in Japan. In the Russian market, this motorcycle is quite rare and is in weak demand due to the high price and modest technical characteristics. The main offers of the model on the market come from dealers who import equipment from auctions in Japan.


Suzuki Boulevard 400
Suzuki Boulevard 400
Suzuki Boulevard 400 (2010-2016)


Specifications Suzuki Boulevard 400:

ModelSuzuki Boulevard 400
Motorcycle typecruiser
Release year2005-2016
Framesteel tubular
Engine type2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped
Working volume399 cc cm.
Bore / Stroke65mm x 60.2mm
Compression ratio10.5: 1
Number of valves per cylinderSOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply systemcarburetor, 2x Mikuni BDSR29 - VZ400K5-K8

injector - VZ400K9 +

Ignition typetransistor
Maximum power33 hp at 8000 rpm
Maximum torque33 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Drive typecardan
Front tire size130 / 90-16
Rear tire size170 / 90-15
Front brakes1 disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brakesdrum
Front suspensioninverted fork, 140mm travel
Rear suspensionpendulum with monoshock (adjustable preload), stroke - 105 mm
2370 x 920 x 1125 mm - Boulevard 400 (2005-2009)

2395 x 890 x 1105 mm - Boulevard 400 (2010-2016)

Wheelbase1655 mm
Saddle height700 mm
Minimum ground clearance140 mm
Fuel tank capacity17 L - VZ400K5-K8

15 l - VZ400K9 +

Maximum speed150 km / h
Acceleration to 100 km / h9.5 sec
Motorcycle weight240 kg - dry

267 kg - equipped