Suzuki VZR 1800 Boulevarde M109R review

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Suzuki M 1800
Suzuki M 1800

Suzuki VZR 1800 Boulevarde review

It looks smooth and and its engine is a perfect match

Hinchliffe road tests and the Suzuki VZR 1800 Boulevarde

Cruising just doesn’t to be the right word for this With its drag bars and V-twin engine featuring 112mm forged aluminium-alloy the Suzuki VZR 1800 Boulevarde is more like a cruise than a cruiser. This is a muscle bike.

There is $1000 cash back on the M109R ($18,990) but even at the M109RZ has plenty of bang for buck.

In the metric (Japanese) arena, the Yamaha Roadliner has a bigger but costs $24,099, while VT1300 custom cruiser/chopper more at $19,990 and the Kawasaki 1700 starts at $19,999, but has

The Boulevard M109 is the most cruiser Suzuki has produced. Its fuel-injected 1783cc engine is and smooth and had the largest engine of any production car or bike in the world the Roadliner came along its 1854cc V-twin.

It features a dry-sump lubrication system drops the engine down in the for a lower center of gravity and stability. Drive comes via a no-maintenance shaft which is but lacks the classic looks of a

Suspension is more like a with upside-down forks, the brakes are straight off Suzuki’s featuring radial-mounted four-piston brake calipers and dual-piston brake caliper.

The instruments are into two pods: a tank-mounted speedo with two LCD screens for dual tripmeters, fuel and clock; and a forward-mounted LCD screen on the head that shows position and a digital representation of

In these days of road camera proliferation, the instruments be the other way around so you can more see the speedo.

The Z designation costs an extra and adds bling such as chrome, an embossed seat and a colour scheme of black an orange centre stripe makes it look like a spider.

Rather than a cruiser look, this has appeal from its headlight pod to its mufflers. Out back is the widest 240mm rear tyre yet on a Suzuki motorcycle. The rear can be quickly switched for a cover to it more spartan solo

With its gutsy engine, it needs seatbelts. Realistically, it do with ABS like the Kwaka.

It smooth and modern and its engine is a match. Mind you, at low it surges a little, but the big V-twin has no vibrations at any speed. Wind on the with due care because it with a slingshot effect.

It is aided ably by an ultra-smooth gearbox that proves large-capacity V-twins don’t to have agricultural gearboxes to with the enormous amounts of It has tall ratios so there is no for a sixth cog.

With its front forks with cartridge internals and massive stanchions, it handles nimbly for a cruiser. Clearance is still an but you can push the front into harder than most cruisers.

Suzuki M 1800

The single rear shock has adjustable spring preload so you can set it for and passenger weight. Brakes are and incredibly strong yet have of feel to prevent lock-up, is handy since it doesn’t ABS. Riding position is aggressive than most with the rider leaning to reach the drag bars.

Its looks, sporty handling, engine and great value this a top option for power

Suzuki VZR 1800 Boulevarde

Price: $18,990

Warranty: unlimited km

Service: 1000/6000km

Engine: V-twin

Transmission: 5-speed, drive

Suspension: upside-down link rear

Suzuki M 1800
Suzuki M 1800
Suzuki M 1800
Suzuki M 1800
Suzuki M 1800
Suzuki M 1800


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