Suzuki VX800: history, specs, pictures

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Suzuki VX800
Manufacturer
Also called Boulevard M50
Production 90-07
Engine
800cc
Top Speed 115.6 mph
Spark Plug NGK DPR7EA-9 '05-07
NGK DPR8EA-9 '90-92
Battery YUASA YTX12-BS '05-07
YUASA YB16B-A '90-92
Front Tire 130/90-16 '05-07
110/80-18 '90-92
Rear Tire 150/70-17 '90-92
170/80-15 '05-07
Weight
Oil Filter K&N KN-138[1]
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Manuals Service Manual


The Suzuki VX800 is a motorcycle produced by Suzuki from 1990 to 2007.

The VX800 was designed at U.S. Suzuki's Design Studio in Brea, California from 1987-1989 and produced in years 1990-2007.



1990 VX800L[edit]

1990 Suzuki VX800L


  • V.I.N. #: JS1VS51A L2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: S501-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 805cc Four-stroke V-Twin
  • MODEL CODE: 45C
  • COLOR: Blue, Maroon
  • Five spoke mag type wheels
  • Shaft drive
  • Adjustable front brake lever position

1991 VX800M[edit]

1991 Suzuki VX800M


  • V.I.N. #: JS1VS51A M2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: S501-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 805cc, Four-stroke, V-Twin
  • MODEL CODE: 45C
  • COLOR: Black, Red
  • Five-spoke cast aluminum wheels
  • Shaft drive
  • Twin-shock rear suspension

1992 VX800N[edit]

1992 Suzuki VX800N


  • V.I.N. #: JS1VS51A_N2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: S501-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 805cc, Four-stroke, V-Twin
  • MODEL CODE: 45C
  • COLOR: Purple
  • Unchanged features, identify by VIN

1993 VX800P[edit]

1993 Suzuki VX800P


  • V.I.N. #: JS1VS51A_P2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: S501-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 805cc, Four-stroke, V-Twin
  • MODEL CODE: 45C
  • COLOR: Black
  • Unchanged features, identify by VIN


External Links[edit]

The Suzuki VX800 Web Pages

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Suzuki VX800
Manufacturer
Also called VX800 (reduced effect), VX 800 (reduced effect), VX 800
Production 1990 - 1997
Class Naked
Engine
v2, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 83.0mm x 74.4mm
Compression ratio 10:1
Top Speed 104 mph (168 km/h)
Horsepower 58.74 HP (43.8 KW) @ 6800RPM
Torque 50.89 ft/lbs (69.0 Nm) @ 5400RPM
Fuel System 2xMikuni BDS36 Carburetors
Spark Plug NGK DPR8EA-9
Battery YUASA YB16B-A
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Final Drive Shaft
Suspension Front: Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil-damped
Rear: Swingarm
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 110/80-18
Rear Tire 150/70-17
Wheelbase 61.61 inches (1565 mm)
Length 89.8 inches (2281 mm)
Width 31.69 inches (805 mm)
Seat Height 30.91 inches (785 mm)
Weight 487.22 pounds (221.0 Kg) (dry), 238.0 kg (wet)
Oil Filter K&N KN-138[1]
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 5.02 Gallon (19.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Suzuki VX800 was a v2, four-stroke Naked motorcycle produced by Suzuki between 1990 and 1997. It could reach a top speed of 104 mph (168 km/h). Max torque was 50.89 ft/lbs (69.0 Nm) @ 5400 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 58.74 HP (43.8 KW) @ 6800 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a liquid cooled v2, four-stroke. A 83.0mm bore x 74.4mm stroke result in a displacement of just 805.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-plate.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 110/80-18 front tire and a 150/70-17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil-damped while the rear was equipped with a Swingarm. The VX800 was fitted with a 5.02 Gallon (19.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 487.22 pounds (221.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 61.61 inches (1565 mm) long.

1990 - 1997 Suzuki VX 800[edit]

1990 - 1997 Suzuki VX 800 1990 - 1997 Suzuki VX 800 1990 - 1997 Suzuki VX 800 1990 - 1997 Suzuki VX 800

The engine and other mechanics is very accessible compared to modern 4 cylinder bikes. The shaft drive has no noticeable maleffects on handling. Just takes away the fuss and mess with the chains.


In Media[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.