Suzuki VZ1600 Marauder: review, history, specs
|Suzuki VZ1600 Marauder|
|Production||2004 - 2005|
four-stroke, liquid-cooled, V-twin, SOHC, 8-valves
|Bore / Stroke||101.6mm x 101.6mm|
|Horsepower||72.95 HP (54.4 KW) @ 5300RPM|
|Torque||92.2 ft/lbs (125.0 Nm) @ 2800RPM|
|Fuel System||Electronic Injection|
|Air Filter||K&N KA-1596 `04-05|
|Spark Plug||NGK DPR6EA-9 '04|
|Battery||YUASA YTX16-BS '04|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5 speed, manual
Final Drive: Shaft
|Suspension||Front: Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear: Twin shock, air-adjustable preload, 4-way adjustable rebound damping
|Brakes||Front: Dual hydraulic discs
Rear: Single hydraulic disc
|Wheelbase||67.09 inches (1704 mm)|
|Length||94.88 inches (2410 mm)|
|Width||33.5 inches (851 mm)|
|Seat Height||27.6 inches (701 mm)|
|Weight||289.0 kg (wet)|
|Oil Filter||K&N KN-204|
|Recommended Oil||Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40|
The Suzuki VZ1600 Marauder was a four-stroke, liquid-cooled, V-twin, SOHC, 8-valves Cruiser motorcycle produced by Suzuki in 2004. Max torque was 92.2 ft/lbs (125.0 Nm) @ 2800 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 72.95 HP (54.4 KW) @ 5300 RPM. The Suzuki VZ1600 is basically a rebranded Kawasaki Vulcan Meanstreak 1600.
The bike has a 5 speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-disc, manual.
It came with a 130/70 R17 front tire and a 170/60 R17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Dual hydraulic discs in the front and a Single hydraulic disc in the rear. The front suspension was a Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped while the rear was equipped with a Twin shock, air-adjustable preload, 4-way adjustable rebound damping. The wheelbase was 67.09 inches (1704 mm) long.
2004 Suzuki VZ1600 Marauder
The 2004 MY VZ1600 Marauder builds on the Marauder 800 and takes things on the big-bore side of life. The power unit is a liquid-cooled SOHC 4 stroke v-twin which produces 73 hp and 125 Nm of torque to get you going and provides lots of passing nerve, as well as effortless highway speed. The 5-speed shaft transmission has aggressive close-ratio gearing.
With plenty of real estate for two, the Marauder 1600 opens a new chapter in Suzuki's history, adding to the overall comfort, and streetability. And with new, sportbike-derived suspensions and brakes, things also look goo on the safety side, as well.
2005 Suzuki VZ 1600 MARAUDER
The powerful engine utilizes a compact combustion chamber, digital fuelinjection system with dual 40mm throttle bodies and dualplug digital ignition. The result is precise engine response and gobs of torque.
- 2019 K&L Supply Co Catalog. K&L Supply Co. 2019.