Suzuki Intruder series has been going smoothly and among these is VL800 Intruder which received so much treatments and following as the popular addition of cruising motorcycle in the market. Power stems from 805cc, four-stroke, liquid cooled, 45 degree V-twin, SOHC, 8-valves, TSCC engine combined with Mikuni BDSR 34 for an optimum power production. It has claimed an 8 kW @ 6,000rpm power and 69 Nm @ 3,500 rpm of torque. With this power capacity plus its fuel efficiency, weekend touring will always be spent pleasant and longer. Its retro look makes it feel like you are back from the 80’s. Suzuki VL800 Intruder is available in white, silver and black color scheme. Chrome coated parts are header pipes, dual exhausts, headlight and engine covers. Comfort is characterized by its leather cushioned narrow seats thatâs soft and perfect for tours with passenger on board. Seating position is same as a gunfighter with fair height and reachable handlebars. It has a twin muffler that gives fulfilling roar sounds but not too much. The wide saddle is enough to remain at ease even during longer rides. The Suzuki VL800 Intruder is a practical choice for a cruising motorcycle, itâs economical and has a fuel capacity of 17 liter which can take you in a long mileage. It can handle its overall weight with a passenger and saddlebags on, well-tuned and offers wide accessories suitable to increase its maximum performance.
Suzuki VL800 Intruder Technical Details
|Engine Type:||805cc, four-stroke, liquid cooled, 45 degree V-twin, SOHC, 8-valves, TSCC|
|Bore And Stroke:||83.0 x 74.4mm|
|Fuel System:||Mikuni BDSR34|
|Final Drive:||Shaft Drive|
|Front Suspension:||Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped|
|Rear Suspension:||Link-type, oil damped, 7-way adjustable spring preload|
|Front Brake:||Single Disc 2-piston Calipers|
|Rear Tire:||Â 170/80-15|
|Ground Clearance:||140mm (5.5 in.)|
|Wheelbase:||1655mm (65.2 in.)|
|Seat Height:||700mm (27.6 in.)|
|Fuel Capacity:||17 liter (4.5 gal.)|
|Curb Weight:||241 kg (531 lbs.)|
Suzuki VL800 Intruder Review
The Suzuki VL800 Intruder or mostly called Volusia is a good looking retro cruiser, it can be customized with various fitted accessories. The engine compartment along with the muffler and header pipes are glittered with chrome. However, other parts appears to be chrome imitation and plastics which is not cheap as you think it is. Its top tank carries huge fuel volume ready for long tours while a dashboard with integrated LCD and analog gauges will record the travel milestone. Itâs comfortable for all-day ride, fatigue is not felt from arms to legs. Its leather seat, upright seating position and ample leg room allows graceful movements.
The 805cc engine delivers linear power, not much mid-range power but has generous torque. There is a broad power band that released good throttle response from low-to-top rpm. Gearbox is perfect for the Volusia it does not rattle and the soft suspension gives smooth feeling when tackling unpaved road. Passing other vehicles on the highway needs a quick gear shifting which is doable. Ride quality receives a 5-star rating from us because of its relaxed position, easy steering, decent chassis and its reliable performance. The wide handlebars, low seat setting and forward footpegs proves the cruiser’s rider friendliness. Miles per miles, traveling with this cruiser will surely be great and delightful.
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