Having got things right with the Boulevard M109R and M90 models, Suzuki now concentrates on making their middleweight performance cruiser look like it’s ready to tear apart the tarmac and it is precisely the bike’s bigger siblings that stand as inspiration sources for designers. The first things that strike you are the all new headlight cowl and redesigned seat, but it is more about the 2010 Suzuki Boulevard M50 than what meets the eye. For instance, the riding position is now more comfortable as a result of improved ergonomics, while new engine tuning improves low rpm torque. Please read more after the jump.
Suzuki released BURGMAN FUEL CELL SCOOTER, GLADIUS400 ABS and BOULEVARD400 as its world premieres at the 41st Tokyo Motor Show 2009 on October 21.
The fuel cell of BURGMAN FUEL CELL SCOOTER is air-cooled and concomitantly light, compact, and structurally simple. A 70MPa hydrogen tank (the highest-pressure tank used on a bike thus far) allows a usable riding range. And the tank is mounted within a robust frame for safety.
The Gladius 400 ABS is a stylish naked bike with a 400cm3 V-twin engine. It features a truss frame that combines rigidity with great looks. And its newly designed V-twin engine delivers plenty of power in a rider-friendly way.
The Boulevard 400 is a performance cruiser with aggressive bikini-cowled looks and a 400cm3 engine. Low, flowing body lines that give an unmistakable sense of performance are combined with inverted front forks and stylish cast wheels. The engine is a narrow-angle (45°), liquid-cooled V-twin with fuel injection.
While the Boulevard S83 doesn’t carry on as a 2009 model year, Suzuki is keen on their smaller model, the Boulevard S50 which proved very successful during its decades-long life and shows no signs of weakness despite the fact that the Japanese manufacturer doesn’t work its magic on it for 2009. Fuel injection isn’t considered necessary so all there is new to enjoy at the Suzuki Boulevard S50 is a color scheme.
Classic cruisers are less likely to go out of fashion and implicit out of production as long as there are enough guys that prefer classic jeans, leather jackets and helmets instead of leather interiors and fancy onboard computers. That’s what Suzuki reckons and some of the best proofs of this fact are the 2009 Boulevard C90 and C90T models which keep on going in the style that consecrated the VL 1500 Intruder more than a decade ago.
When it comes to cruisers, most of us still imagine towering, apparently hard to maneuver motorcycles that are most likely powered by big V-Twins. So how does the power cruiser concept apply to an 805cc motorcycle that weighs 584 lbs?
Suzuki seems to have reached the annals of this problem and deliver to us their beloved Boulevard M50 and the Special Edition model so the least we can do is share our impressions with you.
Suzuki anticipated the big wave on which power cruisers will climb on and made sure that it would get on it at all costs. The Boulevard M109R2 is one of the bikes that take part at Suzuki’s evolutionary process and influences it in a very serious way even though it is by some considered as being simply an extension of the Boulevard M109R .
Listen! That’s the sound of power. It’s coming from the Boulevard S83’s liquid-cooled, 45-degree V-twin engine. And if you think it sounds strong, wait until your first ride. The S83 pumps out an incredible amount of torque for acceleration that you dream about.
The Suzuki Classic Cruiser bikes capture all the kinetic energy of the crowded boulevard on a hot August night. And right at the head of the lineup is the Boulevard C90, the baddest cruiser on the block. With its long-stroke, 45-degree V-twin powerplant, the Boulevard C90 cranks out monstrous amounts of torque, which you can tap into for a raw rush of acceleration in any gear.
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 it completes the Suzuki Boulevard line of cruisers.