2005 Suzuki Boulevard C90T Touring Cruiser Motorcycle Motorcycle Cruiser

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Suzuki Boulevard Touring
Suzuki Boulevard Touring

Riding Impression: 2005 Boulevard C90T Touring Motorcycle


Industry already know there’s plenty of upheaval at the Suzuki the last few yearsIndustry watchers know there’s been of upheaval at the Suzuki camp the few yearsIndustry watchers already there’s been plenty of at the Suzuki camp the last few watchers already know been plenty of upheaval at the camp the last few years#151an sharing of resources with (whiched ended in 2005), a of new models and, most an overdue relaunch of its cruiser We recently got some seat on one of those new bikes; you may remember it as the Intruder 1500 LC. but Suzuki now it the Boulevard C90. Suzuki has addes a version with a leather saddlebags and a passenger the C90T, which I rode for report.

There are few differences between Intruder 1500 and the Boulevard While the C90T retains the 45-degree, SOHC, 1462cc of its 1500 LC predecessor, it’s now with multi-hole injectors and a ECU derived from Suzuki’s GSX-R racebikes. On the other the redesigned, wider fuel actually has a diminished capacity of 3.7

Finally, the C90 and C90T are no longer the battleships in Hamamatsu’s cruiser That distinction goes to the sportier 1600 Marauder built by Kawasaki), which soon be overshadowed by Suzuki’s own 1783cc M109R .

The C90’s seat has also redesigned, with a leaner, sculpted passenger section. On the T it is studded and it also includes a with a pivoting backrest The front brakes now sport discs (though to be fair, made this upgrade the bike was still the 1500

The handlebar is a bit wider, and there’s a new headlight for better illumination. that point on, however, the of the changes are pretty much Boulevard rebadging, restyled faces, a new color (black for 2005), a more aerodynamic and slash-cut exhausts (the ultra-low seat may have slightly tweaked, but it still a fuel tank beneath Of course, the T version gets studded leather saddlebags and its tires are whitewalls.

When we squired the C90T on a across rural back-roads, turned out better than The motor still pulls with good throttle and smooth delivery to the shaft and the previously temperamental clutch less grabby than we Even though the frame and remain virtually unchanged, the seemed to heel over turns with less than its 1500 LC ancestor, because of the extra handlebar

The white-faced instrument panel and speedometer are definitely an improvement the last incarnations, and the dual up front are a welcome addition—if not always up to the task, when you a passenger and luggage on board.

one of the Intruder 1500’s strongest is improved by the windshield on the highway, and always appreciate the security of a The seat is still comfy for all of riders, and tall riders prefer the the roominess of this to others in the 1400 to 1600cc class. With such the limited range of the 1500 the bike somewhat, and the additions of the and windshield have reduced milegae slightly.

Don’t plan on much than 120 miles between gas Of course, the saddlebags add the convenience of storage, though they be locked.

Overall, there’s no Suzuki made some to clean up its heavyweight, shaping and a few body parts for a cleaner, less rotund appearance. we’d say the whole effort’s an and we we await what’s to come for the line, too.


Suzuki Boulevard Touring

Suzuki Boulevard C90T

base price: $11,299 for 2006)

Standard color: Black

type: Air/oil-cooled 45-degree

Valve arrangement: SOHC; 2 1 exhaust valves per cylinder

bore x …: 1462cc, 96 x

Compression ratio: 8.5:1

Suzuki Boulevard Touring
Suzuki Boulevard Touring
Suzuki Boulevard Touring
Suzuki Boulevard Touring


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