Suzuki VZR1800 M109R: history, specs, pictures

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Suzuki VZR1800
Also called VZR 1800, M109, M109R
Production 2006 - 2019
Class Cruiser
Four stroke, 54° V-Twin, SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, liquid cooled
Bore / Stroke 112.0mm x 90.5mm
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Top Speed 139 mph
Horsepower 122.97 HP (91.7 KW) @ 6200RPM
Torque 118.02 ft/lbs (160.0 Nm) @ 3200RPM
Fuel System EFI, 2 x 56mm throttle bodies
Ignition digital/transistorized
Spark Plug NGK CR8EK '06-19 [1]
Battery YUASA YTX20CH-BS '06-19 [1]
Final Drive Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)
Brakes Front: double disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 130/70-18 '06-19 [1]
Rear Tire 240/40-18 '06-19 [1]
Wheelbase 67.32 inches (1710 mm)
Length 96.46 inches (2450 mm)
Width 34.45 inches (875 mm)
Height 46.65 inches (1185 mm)
Seat Height 27.76 inches (705 mm)
Weight 703.27 pounds (319.0 Kg) (dry),
Oil Filter K&N KN-138[2]
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 5.02 Gallon (19.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Suzuki VZR1800 is a performance cruiser motorcycle more commonly known as the M109R, produced by Suzuki from 2006 to 2019. Max torque was 118.02 ft/lbs (160.0 Nm) @ 3200 RPM.


The engine was a liquid cooled v2, four-stroke. A 112.0mm bore x 90.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 1783.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a double overhead cams/twin cam (dohc).


It came with a 130/70-18 front tire and a 240/40-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The VZR1800 was fitted with a 5.02 Gallon (19.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 703.27 pounds (319.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 67.32 inches (1710 mm) long.



2009 - 2013 Suzuki INTRUDER M109RZ LIMITED EDITION[edit]


The Suzuki Intruder M109RZ Limited Edition combines unique styling and exhilarating performance. Their unrivaled capabilities, born of Suzuki's championship-winning race heritage, have made them leaders in their class. Each bike's awesome performance begins with a 1786cc, fuel-injected V-twin engine.


Call it the best of all worlds. Suzuki's award winning Boulevard M109R - an incredible combination of cruiser styling and renowned Suzuki power and handling.

By injecting the Boulevard M109R with a potent shot of race-proven technology developed for the championship-winning GSX-R sport bikes, Suzuki has literally redefined the concept of a cruiser. The Boulevard M109R's exhilarating performance begins with its 109-cubic-inch, fuel injected V-twin engine.

Like Suzuki's sport bikes, the Boulevard M109R balances extraordinary performance with crisp handling, thanks to a technically advanced chassis and suspension, matched by world-class brakes. And when it comes to wrapping that performance package in cruiser styling, a picture is worth a thousand words.

Check out its sleek, flowing lines and GSX-R inspired styling touches along with a hot white with blue racing stripe paint scheme and you'll realize that the Boulevard M109RZ is in a class of its own.

Key Features - Aggressive new special edition M109R with a sporty racing stripe, checkerboard background gauge package, clear taillight lens with red LEDs and a stylish textured seat. - Buff polished and clear coated handle switches, brake master cylinder for customized look - New speedometer face design has polished metal finish for sporty appearance

Engine Features - 1783cc, 8-valve DOHC, 54 degree, liquid-cooled, fuel injected V-twin engine designed for strong throttle response and quick acceleration - Massive 112mm bore and 90.5mm stroke utilizing huge 112mm 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 - 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 - 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 - The 2-into-1-into-2 stainless steel chromed exhaust system features Suzuki's digitally controlled SET (Suzuki Exhaust Tuning) system for optimum engine performance and powerful V-twin sound - Electronic fuel injection system features the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve system (SDTV) with 56mm throttle bodies - maintains optimum air velocity for smooth low-to-mid range throttle response - 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 efficiency and reduced exhaust emissions

Chassis Features - 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 - Spiral spoke cast aluminum alloy wheels measure a 3.50 x 18 inch up front and a massive 8.50 x 18 inch rear tire wearing a huge 240mm rear Dunlop radial tire - Front brake system includes radial mounted four piston front calipers and 310mm front brake rotors. Rear brake system includes a dual piston caliper and 275mm rear disc - A sleek wide fuel tank with 5.2 gallon fuel capacity that flows into integrated side covers, a comfortable low seat and stylish radiator cowl. - A handlebar mounted digital tachometer and LED indicator lights flow nicely with the tank mounted analog speedometer and LCD odometer, dual tripmeters, fuel gauge and clock - Inverted cartridge forks with 46mm stanchion tubes proved an aggressive front end look with 5.12 inches of wheel travel - A cast aluminum alloy swingarm works with a progressive shock linkage and a preload adjustable single rear shock delivering 4.66 inches of wheel travel working through a shaft drive system.


Make Model Suzuki Boulevard / Intruder M109RZ Limited Edition
Year 2009
Engine Type Four stroke, 54° V-Twin
Displacement 1786 cc / 109 cu. in
Bore X Stroke 112 x 90.5 mm
Cooling System Liquid cooled
Compression 10.5:1
Lubrication Semi-dry sump
Induction EFI, 2 x 56mm throttle bodies
Ignition Electronic ignition (Transistorised)
Starting Electric
Max Power 92 kW / 123 hp @ 6200 rpm
Max Torque 160 Nm / 16.3 kgf-m / 118 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm
Clutch Wet multi-plate type
Transmission 5 Speed
Final Drive Shaft
Primary Reduction 1.647
Gear Ratio 1st 2.188 (35/16) / 2nd 1.400 (28/20) / 3rd 1.038 (27/26) / 4th 0.828 (24/29) / 5th 0.686 (24/35)
Front Suspension Inverted, 46 mm stanchions
Front Wheel Travel 130 mm / 5.1"
Rear Suspension Single damper, preload adjustable
Rear Wheel Travel 120 mm / 4.7"
Front Brakes 2 x 310 mm Discs, 2 piston calipers
Rear Brakes Single 274 mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Front Tire 130/70 R18
Rear Tire 240/40 R18
Dimensions Length 2450 mm / 95.5 in Width 875 mm / 34.4 in
Wheelbase 1710 mm / 67.3 in
Ground Clearance 130 mm / 5.1 in
Seat Height 705 mm / 27.8 in
Wet Weight 347 kg / 764 lbs
Fuel Capacity 19 Liters / 5.1 US gal / 4.2 Imp gal


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