Suzuki Boulevard C109R (Intruder C1800R)

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Suzuki Boulevard C109R / C1800R Intruder

The Suzuki Boulevard C109R has been on the market since 2008 as the largest and most powerful classic cruiser in Suzuki's motorcycle lineup. The model was available in most markets - Japan, North America, Europe, Oceania. Outside the North American market, the motorcycle was sold under the name “Suzuki C1800R Intruder”. The factory designation of the model is VLR1800.

The Suzuki Boulevard C109R / Intruder C1800R was based on a 2-cylinder V-shaped (54 °) liquid-cooled engine with a volume of 1783 cc, producing up to 114 hp. power and up to 157 Nm of torque. The engine is equipped with a double throttle injector (SDTV system - Suzuki Dual Thtrottle Valve), a 32-bit control unit and a semi-dry sump lubrication system (SASS technology - Suzuki Advanced Sump System). This engine in a retuned version was transferred from the model Suzuki Boulevard M109R (Intruder M1800R).

On the chassis of the Suzuki Boulevard C109R / Intruder C1800R, it should be noted a classic steel frame, simple suspensions in the form of a 49 mm non-adjustable telescopic fork and a monoshock (adjustable for preload), a braking system with 3-piston calipers in front, a 5-speed gearbox and a cardan drive to the rear wheel.

The main modifications of the Suzuki Boulevard C109R:

  • Suzuki Boulevard C109R / Intruder C1800R - regular version.
  • Suzuki Boulevard C109RT / Intruder C1800RT - tourist version. Has a windshield, a passenger backrest with luggage rack, trunks and a saddle with rivets.

2013 was the last year of production of the model, after which it finally left the market.

The main competitors of Suzuki Boulevard C109R / Intruder C1800R in the class:


Suzuki Boulevard C109R / C1800R Intruder
Suzuki Boulevard C109R / C1800R Intruder
Suzuki Boulevard C109R / C1800R Intruder


Specifications Suzuki Boulevard C109R (Intruder C1800R):

ModelSuzuki Boulevard C109R (Intruder C1800R)
Motorcycle typecruiser
Release year2008-2013
Engine type2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped (54 °)
Working volume1783 cm³
Bore / Stroke112.0 x 90.5 mm
Compression ratio10.5: 1
Number of valves per cylinderDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply systeminjector with SDTV (Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve), 2x 52 mm
Ignition typefully transistor
Maximum power114.0 h.p. (84.0 kW) at 5800 rpm
Maximum torque157.0 Nm (15.8 kg * m) at 3200 rpm
Drive typecardan
Front tire size150 / 80R 16 M / C (71V)
Rear tire size240 / 55R 16 M / C (86V)
Front brakes2 discs 290 mm, 3-piston calipers
Rear brakes1 disc 275 mm, 2-piston caliper
Front suspension49mm Telescopic Fork (Fixed), 130mm Travel
Rear suspensionpendulum with monoshock (preload adjustment), stroke - 118 mm
Length2580 mm
Width985 mm
Height1150 mm
Wheelbase1755 mm
Minimum ground clearance135 mm
Saddle height705 mm
Acceleration to 100 km / h4.33 sec - C109RT
Maximum speed203 km / h - C109RT
Fuel tank capacity19.0 l
Motorcycle weight (dry)357 kg