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 The Suzuki Boulevard 400 model positions itself as a replacement for the outdated Suzuki Desperado 400.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:

Model Suzuki Boulevard 400
Motorcycle type cruiser
Release year 2005-2016
Frame steel tubular
Engine type 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped
Working volume 399 cc cm.
Bore / Stroke 65mm x 60.2mm
Compression ratio 10.5: 1
Cooling liquid
Number of valves per cylinder SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply system carburetor, 2x Mikuni BDSR29 - VZ400K5-K8

injector - VZ400K9 +

Ignition type transistor
Maximum power 33 hp at 8000 rpm
Maximum torque 33 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Gearbox 5-speed
Drive type cardan
Front tire size 130 / 90-16
Rear tire size 170 / 90-15
Front brakes 1 disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brakes drum
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)

Wheelbase 1655 mm
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