Suzuki Boulevard 400 (VZ400, VZ400Z)
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 The Suzuki Boulevard 400 model positions itself as a replacement for the outdated Suzuki Desperado 400.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.
Specifications Suzuki Boulevard 400:
|Model||Suzuki Boulevard 400|
|Engine type||2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped|
|Working volume||399 cc cm.|
|Bore / Stroke||65mm x 60.2mm|
|Compression ratio||10.5: 1|
|Number of valves per cylinder||SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder|
|Fuel supply system|| carburetor, 2x Mikuni BDSR29 - VZ400K5-K8
injector - VZ400K9 +
|Maximum power||33 hp at 8000 rpm|
|Maximum torque||33 Nm @ 6000 rpm|
|Front tire size||130 / 90-16|
|Rear tire size||170 / 90-15|
|Front brakes||1 disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper|
|Front suspension||inverted fork, 140mm travel|
|Rear suspension||linkage 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)
|Saddle height||700 mm|
|Minimum ground clearance||140 mm|
|Fuel tank capacity|| 17 L - VZ400K5-K8
15 l - VZ400K9 +
|Maximum speed||150 km / h|
|Acceleration to 100 km / h||9.5 sec|
|Motorcycle weight|| 240 kg - dry
267 kg - equipped