2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50T Review

2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50T

2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50T

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2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50T on Total Motorcycle:

With the Suzuki Boulevard C50T you’ll find yourself equally at home on the boulevard or the interstate. Its fuel-injected, 50-cubic-inch V-twin engine delivers abundant torque and is engineered for comfort. Its bold styling stands out in a crowd, while a long list of features make it ideal for comfortable long-distance cruising. Tour-ready features include a spacious riding position, aerodynamic windshield, custom-made leather-look saddlebags with studs, dual seats with studs, and a studded backrest designed for passenger comfort.

 

 

2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50T Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

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 rumble that only a cruiser can provide.

New color and style tank graphics magnify the Boulevard’s classic stance.

Liquid-cooled 45-degree V-Twin engine

Multi-reflector headlight

LED taillight

Chrome instrument cluster

 

 

2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50T Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Engine Features

Narrow 805cc, fuel injected, liquid-cooled, SOHC, four-valve-per-cylinder, 45-degree V-twin engine is tuned for exceptional low RPM torque.

Sculpted engine features polished aluminum and chrome covers that complement the visually striking cylinders with symmetrical cooling fins.

Offset crankpins bring optimally balanced firing intervals and create a signature V-Twin rumble..

Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) electronic fuel-injection system maintains optimum air velocity in the intake tract for smooth low-to mid-RPM throttle response.

Auto Fast Idle System (AFIS) automatically sets the throttle valve opening during cold engine starts by monitoring coolant temperature.

Cutting-edge 3D-mapped digital ignition system using a throttle-position sensor helps boost the hallmark big V-Twin low-down torque.

Chromed and staggered dual-exhaust system mounted on the right side of the engine is tuned for responsive torque delivery providing a deep, rumbling exhaust note.

A wide-ratio five-speed transmission features a high fifth gear ratio for relaxed highway cruising.

Low-maintenance shaft drive is clean-running and has minimal torque reaction as it efficiently transmits power to the wide 15-inch rear tire.

 

Chassis Features
Strong, double-cradle steel frame supports a chassis ready for cruising or a full-on tour..

The styling incorporates timeless visual statements from American cruiser heritage: rich paintwork, glittering chrome and deep front and rear fenders with rounded ends.

A custom-designed, height -adjustable windshield provides full wind protection with classic styling that includes a unique chrome garnish with Boulevard emblems.

Large-capacity, leather-texture saddlebags with Boulevard emblems and convenient twist-lock fasteners provide plenty of storage capacity.

Link-type rear suspension is shaped to mimic the hard-tail lines of a traditional cruiser, connecting a truss-style swing arm and a single shock absorber with 7-way spring preload adjustability providing 4.1 inches of smooth and response suspension travel.

A kicked-out, 33-degree rake and long 65.2-inch wheelbase provides a smooth, comfortable ride.

Stout telescopic front forks deliver generous 5.5 inches of smooth wheel travel.

Wide handlebars, forward-mounted floorboards, and leather-textured seats provide a comfortable ride around town and on the highway.

A beefy 15″ rear tire and matching 16” front tire have wide white side-walls and are mounted to bright, spoke-style wheels for a nostalgic cruiser look.

Hydraulic front disc and drum-type rear brakes provide strong, reliable braking performance.

Wide, studded passenger seat makes for comfortable two-up rides. It’s stepped location on the rear fender allows passengers to see over the rider’s shoulder.

A passenger backrest, with a studded leather-like pad that pivots for maximum two-up comfort, perfectly matches the main seats.

Bright multi-reflector headlight. Durable, efficient and compact LED taillight.

 

Additional Features
A variety of Genuine Suzuki Accessories for Boulevard owners are available including a large selection of Suzuki logo apparel.

12-month limited warranty. Longer warranty coverage period and other benefits are available through the Suzuki Extended Protection Plan (SEP).

 

 

 

 

2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50T – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $9,449 USD
Engine805cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 45-degree V-twin
Bore x Stroke83.0 mm x 74.4 mm (3.268 in x 2.929 in)
Compression Ratio9.4:1
Fuel SystemSuzuki Fuel Injection with SDTV
StarterElectric
LubricationWet sump
Drive Train
Transmission5-speed constant mesh
Final DriveShaft Drive
Chassis
Suspension FrontFront Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension RearLink style, solo shock, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes FrontFront Disc brake
Brakes RearRear Drum brake
Tires Front130/90-16 M/C 67H, tube type
Tires Rear170/80-15 M/C 77H, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity4.1 US Gallons (15.5 L)
ColorGlass Sparkle Black
Electrical
IgnitionElectronic ignition (Transistorized)
Spark PlugNGK DR7EA or DENSO XX22ESR-U
Headlight12V 60/55W H4
Tail Light12V 21/5W
Dimensions and Curb Weight
Overall Length2500 mm (98.4 in)
Overall Width955 mm (37.6 in)
Wheelbase1655 mm (65.2 in)
Ground Clearance140 mm (5.5 in)
Seat Height700 mm (27.6 in)
Curb Weight292 kg (644 lbs.)
Warranty
Warranty12 month unlimited mileage limited warranty. Coverage extension and additional benefits are available.

 

 

 

2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50T – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN

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2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50T – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

 

 

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