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2012 Suzuki Boulevard C50SE Review
2012 Suzuki Boulevard C50SE
Classic Cruiser with Bold Style and No Equal.
You may have seen the Suzuki Boulevard C50 around town, and with a stylish new color combination, it’ll be sure to capture the spotlight wherever it goes. Now you have the chance to experience its awesome V-twin performance — and enjoy the benefits of key features designed for the open road. Meet the Boulevard C50SE and C50T. Like the C50, both boast a fuel-injected 45-degree V-twin engine that cranks out a load of torque down low, matched by exciting top-end performance. It also has a spacious riding position and smooth suspension for comfortable cruising. With a multitude of features, the C50SE/T establishes its own unique identity. The C50SE/T has an aerodynamic windshield and a custom-designed backrest, encouraging you to take to the open highway for true long-range cruising in maximum comfort. The C50T also has a range of custom features, from whitewall tires to studded seats, for its own bold look. The Boulevard C50SE and C50T. Classic cruisers that are as comfortable as they are stylish.
Climb aboard a true classic. Kick back and enjoy the timeless style that made riding synonymous with freedom. It’s all about the laid-back stance, broad saddle, and that irresistible V-twin rumble.
2012 Suzuki Boulevard C50SE Key Features
Attractive leather seats, plus matching touring-style backrest with unique pivoting backrest pad for increased passenger comfort
Custom-designed, height adjustable windshield provides classic styling and full wind protection – includes unique chrome garnish with Boulevard emblem
Large capacity, textured leather saddle bags with Boulevard emblems and convenient twist-lock fasteners
New dual spark plugs on each cylinder for better combustion and lower emissions
Stylish white-wall tires – 130/90-16 front and 170/80-15 rear tire mounted on traditional spoke wheels
2012 Suzuki Boulevard C50SE Features and Benefits
32-bit ECM provides precise control of ignition timing and multi-hole-type injectors ensuring quick startup and excellent drivability under all conditions
Chromed and staggered dual exhaust designed for a deep rumbling sound and strong torque delivery
Crankshaft designed with 45-degree offset crank pins to reduce engine vibration without a counterbalancer for a more comfortable ride
Electronic fuel injection system features the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve System (SDTV) – maintains optimum air velocity in the intake tract for smooth low-to-mid rpm throttle response and high torque output – includes Auto Fast Idle System (AFIS)
Five-speed transmission features a high fifth gear ratio for relaxed highway cruising
Fuel-injected, 50 cubic inch, eight-valve, liquid-cooled, 45-degree V-twin engine tuned for exceptional low rpm power and torque
Low-maintenance shaft final-drive system is clean-running with low torque reaction
Pulsed-secondary air-injection system introduces air into the exhaust ports to ignite unburned hydrocarbons and reduce emissions
New Chassis Features
New lightweight and low maintenance LED tail light
New Speedometer Design
Updated design of the front and rear fenders as well as the comfortable rider seat.
Link-type rear suspension connects to a truss-style swingarm and a single shock absorber with 7-way spring preload adjustment
Bright, multi-reflector turn signals designed for high visibility and attractive appearance
Cradle-type steel frame with color-matched side covers, fenders and fuel tank, plus numerous chrome-plated parts
Fuel tank-mounted speedometer with LCD fuel gauge, clock and indicator lights – cables and wiring are carefully routed for a detailed look
Long 33-degree rake angle and 65.2 inch wheelbase provide a smooth, comfortable ride
Powerful multi-reflector headlight housed in an attractive case with stylish headlight rim – headlight switches off during startup to reduce load on battery
Single front disc brake with large 300mm rotor and 180mm rear drum brake for strong braking performance
Standard 4-way emergency flasher and high-beam passing switch
Telescopic forks with polished aluminum sliders and polished stainless steel stanchion-tube covers
Traditional spoke wheels with chrome-plated rims carry a wide 130/90-16 front tire and 170/80-15 rear tire
Wide handlebars and forward-mounted floorboards and foot controls for more comfort around town or on the highway
Wide, comfortable seat with low 27.6 inch seat height – passenger seat can be removed for a bobbed rear fender appearance
All other Suzuki Boulevard Authentic Accessories will fit the C50T
2012 Suzuki Boulevard C50SE – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $NA USD
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2012 Suzuki Boulevard C50SE – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: See dealer for details.
Brakes Front Disc brake
Brakes Rear Drum brake
Color Black, Red
Curb Weight 295 kg (651 lbs)
Final Drive Shaft Drive
Fuel Tank Capacity 15.5 L (4.1/3.4 US/Imp gal)
Ground Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
Overall Length 2500 mm (98.4 in)
Overall Width 955 mm (37.6 in)
Seat Height 700 mm (27.6 in)
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Tires Front 130/90-16M/C 67H, tube type
Tires Rear 170/80-15M/C 77H, tube type
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Wheelbase 1655 mm (65.2 in)
Bore Stroke 83.0 mm (3.268 in) x 74.4 mm (2.929 in)
Compression Ratio 9.4 : 1
Engine 805 cc (49.1 cu. in), 4-stroke, Liquid-cooled, OHC, 45-degree V-twin
Fuel System Fuel injection
Ignition Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
Lubrication Wet sump
Warranty 12 Month unlimited mileage limited warranty
2012 Suzuki Boulevard C50SE – Australian Specifications/Technical Details
Australian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing.
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2012 Suzuki Boulevard C50SE – UK Specifications/Technical Details
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