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2005 Suzuki VZ1600

Suzuki VZ1600

New

New radial-mount front brake calipers for improved braking performance.

Engine Features

1552cc, 8-valve SOHC, liquid-cooled, fuel injected V-twin engine designed for strong throttle response and quick acceleration at all engine rpm.

Compact combustion chamber design with large 37mm intake valves and 33mm exhaust valves provide optimum intake efficiency and boost low-end-torque.

Hydraulic valve lash adjusters keeps the valve system quiet and eliminates valve adjustment maintenance.

Electronic fuel injection with large 40mm throttle bodies delivers excellent throttle response, quick engine starts, fuel efficiency and low emissions.

Electronic fuel injection with large 40mm throttle bodies delivers excellent throttle response, quick engine starts, fuel efficiency and low emissions.

Gear-driven counterbalancer allows use of a single-pin crankshaft with minimal engine vibration.

Dual-plug digital ignition system provides hot, consistent spark for added durability and longer maintenance intervals.

Large capacity radiator with electronically-controlled cooling fan maintains optimum engine operating temperature under all conditions.

Close-ratio 5-speed transmission with hydraulic clutch and low-maintenance shaft drive - gear ratios provide quick acceleration for in-town commuting and relaxed highway riding.

Black-painted engine case and polished cylinder fins accent the engine, plus distinctive chrome airbox cover with billet surface treatment blends with the cylinder fins for a custom appearance.

Drag-style rear fender for a distinctive Suzuki look.

Chassis Features

Long, low performance cruiser styling featuring a beautiful 4.5 gallon fuel tank with raised Boulevard emblems and frame covers with Boulevard logos.

Electronic speedometer and tachometer, plus odometer, tripmeter, clock and low fuel warning light.

Inverted, cartridge-style front fork with 43mm inner tubes and twin-shock rear suspension with adjustable rebound damping and air adjustable preload - tuned for optimum cruiser ride and handling.

Double cradle-type, high-tensile steel frame and gusseted swingarm - designed for a combination of long wheelbase stability, low seat height and a comfortable ride position.

High performance brake system featuring dual front discs with radial-mount front calipers and 320mm rotors, plus single disc rear brake with 300mm rotor and twin-piston caliper.

Stylish 3-spoke cast aluminum wheels with wide sport-type radial tires - F: 3.50 x 17 with 130/70-R17 tire, R: 5.00 x 17 with 170/60-R17 tyre.

Specifications

  • Engine: 1552cc, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, V-twin, SOHC, 8-valves
  • Bore Stroke: 102.0 x 95mm
  • Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
  • Fuel System: Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Lubrication: Wet Sump
  • Ignition: Digital/transistorized
  • Transmission: 5-speed
  • Final Drive: Shaft
  • Overall Length: 2410mm (94.9 in.)
  • Overall Width: 850mm (33.5 in.)
  • Overall Height: 1100mm (43.3 in.)
  • Seat Height: 700mm (27.6 in.)
  • Ground Clearance: 125mm (5.3 in.)
  • Wheelbase: 1705mm (67.1 in.)
  • Dry Weight: 290kg (639 lbs.)
  • Suspension Front: Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
  • Suspension Rear: Twin shock, air-adjustable preload, 4-way adjustable
  • rebound damping
  • Brakes Front: Dual hydraulic disc
  • Brakes Rear: Single hydraulic disc
  • Tires Front: 130/70-R17
  • Tires Rear: 170/60-R17
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 17 liter (4.5 gal.)
  • Color: Black, Gray
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