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2008 Suzuki Boulevard C109RT
2008 Suzuki Boulevard C109RT

2008 Suzuki Boulevard C109RT
2008 Suzuki Boulevard C109RT

2008 Suzuki Boulevard C109RT
2008 Suzuki Boulevard C109RT


– 2008 Suzuki Boulevard C109RT

2008 Suzuki Boulevard C109RT

You’ve never seen – or experienced – a classic cruiser like this. Introducing the new Suzuki Boulevard C109R. It combines classic cruiser styling with renowned Suzuki V-twin power in such a striking way that it establishes a new standard for the class- and
completes the Suzuki Boulevard line of cruisers. The key to the C109R’s performance is its 109-cubic-inch engine with Suzuki fuel injection- the same basic powerplant used by the awesome M109R, which traces its technological heritage to Suzuki’s championship winning GSX-R supersport bikes. One ride on the C109R and you’ll notice that it boasts its own power characteristics, with more torque down low for extraordinary acceleration. The C109R establishes its own identity with its styling. It has pullback handlebars, floorboards that let you kick your feet out, a spacious, relaxed riding position and its own slash-cut mufflers. For maximum open-road comfort, check out the touring version – the C109RT, with a standard windshield, saddlebags and passenger backrest. The new 2008 Boulevard C109R and C109RT: each a king among classic cruisers.


FEATURES:

New Features
Each bore is lined with Suzuki’s race proven SCEM (Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material) for optimum heat transfer, tighter piston-to-cylinder clearances and reduced weight

New Engine
1783cc, 4-valve DOHC, 54 degree, liquid-cooled, fuel injected V-twin engine designed for strong throttle response and massive torque output

112mm bore and 90.5mm stroke utilizing forged aluminum alloy pistons with short skirts, and cut away sides riding on chrome moly steel connecting rods

Unique new two-stage cam drive system creates a compact cylinder head design and reduces overall engine height and creates a lower center of gravity

Crank inertia for the C109R is increased by 20% for increased torque delivery at low speed and for reduced vibration across the rpm range

A compact dry sump lubrication system SASS (Suzuki Advanced Sump System) provides reduced engine height, a lower crankshaft position and lower center of gravity

Five speed transmission features carefully selected gear ratios for comfortable cruising in a variety of riding situations

Three piece airbox uses dual intakes working through a pleated fabric air cleaner element

Electronic fuel injection system features the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve system (SDTV) with 52mm throttle bodies – maintains optium air velocity for smooth low-to-mid range throttle response

A new Idle Speed Control (ISC) system improves cold starting and stabilizes engine idle speed in various conditions

Dual spark plug per cylinder ignition system is controlled by the powerful 32 bit ECM for improved combustion effeciency and reduced exhaust emissions


New Chassis

High-tensile double cradle steel frame is built to comfortably handle all the power and torque while delivering agile handling and a plush smooth ride

New cast alloy wheels feature a 10 spoke radial design for a clean and classic look. The new cast wheels measure a 3.50 x 16 inch up front and a massive 8.00 x 16 inch rear tire wearing a huge 240mm radial tire

New combined braking system utilizes three pistons per caliper for the dual disc front braking system. When applying the front brake lever two pistons work at the front. When using the rear brake pedal both front brake and rear brake systems are combined using the rear brake and the middle piston of the front brake calipers through a delay valve.

New pull back type handlebars feature a deep chrome plated finish and a beatiful wide design for a massive look

49mm front forks feature thick chrome covers for a stylish new look and feature 130mm of wheel travel

New classic design brings combines the clean, sweeping good looks of a classic cruiser with high performance Suzuki technology and performance

Link type aluminum swingarm creating a rigid tail look with light weight and high rigidity

Stylish and wide fuel tank design is built highlight the classic lines of the C109R with a large 5 gallon fuel capacity for maximum rider enjoyment

New spacious floorboards for increased rider comfort and control


Key Features

New classic design combines the clean, sweeping good looks of a classic cruiser with high performance achieved with Suzuki technology

Special Touring model featuring a custom designed windshield, an attractive studded seat, beautiful leather saddlebags, and a comfortable passenger backrest.


Engine Features

The 2-into1-into2 stainless steel chromed exhaust system features Suzuki’s digitally controlled SET (Suzuki Exhaust Tuning) system for optimum engine performance and powerful v-twin sound



2008 Suzuki Boulevard C109RT SPECIFICATIONS USA:
MSRP $14,999 USD

Specifications Boulevard C109RT
Model Number C109RTK8
Type Cruiser
Warranty 12 month unlimited mileage limited warranty
Suggested Retail $14999
SEP 634
Engine 1783cc, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, V-twin, DOHC, 4-valves*
Bore & Stroke 112.0mm x 90.5mm*
Compression Ratio 10.5:1*
Fuel System Fuel injection
Lubrication Semi-Dry Sump
Ignition Digital/transistorized
Starter Electric
Transmission 5-speed
Final Drive Shaft
Overall Length 2565 mm (101 in.)*
Overall Width 985 mm (98.7 in.)*
Overall Height TBD *
Seat Height 710 mm (28.0 in.)*
Ground Clearance 138 mm (5.4 in.)*
Wheelbase 1755 mm (69.1 in.)*
Dry Weight TBD
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped, adjustable spring preload
Brakes Rear Single hydraulic disc
Tires Front 150/80R16 M/C 63V*
Tires Rear 240/55R16 M/C 79V*
Fuel Tank Capacity 19 liter (5.0gal.)*
Color Blue/White, Black/Gray

 

2008 Suzuki Boulevard C109RT SPECIFICATIONS Canada:
MSRP $17,799 CDN

Engine Type Four-stroke, liquid cooled, V-twin, DOHC, 4-valves
Displacement 1,783 cc
Bore/Stroke 112.0 mm x 90.5 mm
Compression Ratio 10.5:1
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Lubrication Semi-dry sump
Ignition Digital/Transistorized
Transmission 5 speed
Final Drive Shaft
Overall LxWxH (mm) 2565 x 985 x TBD
LxWxH (in) 101 x 38.7 x TBD
Seat Height 710 mm (28 in)
Wheelbase 1755 mm (69.1 in)
Ground Clearance 138 mm (5.4 in)
Dry Weight TBD
Front Suspension Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear Suspension Link-type, coil spring, oil damped, adjustable spring preload
Front Brakes Dual hydraulic disc
Rear Brake Single hydraulic disc
Front Tire Size 150/80R16 M/C 63V
Rear Tire Size 240/55R16 M/C 79V
Fuel Tank Capacity 19 L (4.2 imp gal)
Colour Blue/White, Black/Gray

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