Suzuki Volusia 800 / Intruder C800 / Boulevard C50: review, history, specs


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Class: cruiser

Production: 2001+

Also called: VL800, Volusia, Intruder Classic 800

Related: Suzuki VS800 Intruder

Models
Suzuki VL800 Intruder Volusia

2001-2004

(Europe, North America, Japan)

Suzuki Intruder C800 / Boulevard C50

2005+

(Europe, North America)

Suzuki VL800 Intruder Volusia
Suzuki Intruder C800 / Boulevard C50
Suzuki Intruder C800C / Boulevard C50C

2006-2014

(Europe, North America)

Suzuki Boulevard C50T

2006+

(North America)

Suzuki Intruder C800C / Boulevard C50C
Suzuki Boulevard C50T

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
2001 Europe, North America, Japan Name:

Suzuki Intruder Volusia 800 (Europe, North America)

Suzuki Intruder 800 Classic (Japan)

Code: VL800K1

2002 Europe, North America, Japan Name:

Suzuki Intruder Volusia 800 (Europe, North America)

Suzuki Intruder 800 Classic (Japan)

Code: VL800K2

2003 Europe, North America, Japan Name:

Suzuki Intruder Volusia 800 (Europe, North America)

Suzuki Intruder 800 Classic (Japan)

Code: VL800K3

2004 Europe, North America, Japan Name:

Suzuki Intruder Volusia 800 (Europe, North America)

Suzuki Intruder 800 Classic (Japan)

Code: VL800K4

2005 North America, Japan Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 (North America)

Suzuki Intruder 800 Classic (Japan)

Code: VL800K5

2006 North America, Europe, Japan Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50C / C50T (North America)

Suzuki Intruder C800 / C800C (Europe)

Suzuki Intruder 800 Classic (Japan)

Code: VL800K6, VL800UEK6, VL800CUEK6 (C800C), VL800CK6 (C50C), VL800TK6 (C50T)

2007 North America, Europe Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50C / C50T (North America)

Suzuki Intruder C800 / C800C (Europe)

Code: VL800K7, VL800UEK7, VL800CUEK7 (C800C), VL800CK7 (C50C), VL800TK7 (C50T)

2008 North America, Europe Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50C / C50T (North America)

Suzuki Intruder C800 / C800C (Europe)

Code: VL800K8, VL800UEK8, VL800CUEK8 (C800C), VL800CK8 (C50C), VL800TK8 (C50T)

2009 North America, Europe Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50C / C50T (North America)

Suzuki Intruder C800 / C800C (Europe)

Code: VL800K9, VL800UEK9, VL800CUEK9 (C800C), VL800CK9 (C50C), VL800TK9 (C50T)

2010 North America, Europe Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50C / C50T (North America)

Suzuki Intruder C800 / C800C (Europe)

Code: VL800L0, VL800UEL0, VL800CUEL0 (C800C), VL800CL0 (C50C), VL800TL0 (C50T)

2011 North America, Europe Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50C / C50T (North America)

Suzuki Intruder C800 / C800C (Europe)

Code: VL800L1, VL800UEL1, VL800CUEL1 (C800C), VL800CL1 (C50C), VL800TL1 (C50T)

2012 North America, Europe Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50C / C50T (North America)

Suzuki Intruder C800 / C800C (Europe)

Code: VL800L2, VL800UEL2, VL800CUEL2 (C800C), VL800CL2 (C50C), VL800TL2 (C50T)

2013 North America, Europe Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50C / C50T (North America)

Suzuki Intruder C800 / C800C (Europe)

Code: VL800L3, VL800UEL3, VL800CUEL3 (C800C), VL800CL3 (C50C), VL800TL3 (C50T)

2014 North America, Europe Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50C / C50T (North America)

Suzuki Intruder C800 / C800C (Europe)

Code: VL800L4, VL800UEL4, VL800CUEL4 (C800C), VL800CL4 (C50C), VL800TL4 (C50T)

2015 North America Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50T

Code: VL800L5, VL800TL5 (C50T)

2016 North America, Europe Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50T (North America)

Suzuki Intruder C800 (Europe)

Code: VL800L6, VL800TL6 (C50T); VL800UEL6

2017 North America Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50T

Code: VL800L7, VL800TL7 (C50T)

2018 North America Name:

Suzuki Boulevard C50 / C50T

Code: VL800L8, VL800TL8 (C50T)

Specifications

Suzuki Intruder C800 / Boulevard C50: specs

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2510 mm / 98,8 in – Volusia, C800/C50/C50T
Overall width 985 mm / 38,8 in - Volusia

970 mm / 38,2 in - C800/C50/C50T

Overall height 1110 mm / 43,7 in - Volusia

1105 mm / 43,5 in - C800/C50

1397 mm / 55,0 in – C50T

Seat height 700 mm / 27,5 in
Wheelbase 1650 mm / 64,9 in - Volusia

1655 mm / 65,1 in - C800/C50/C50T

Ground clearance 140 mm / 5,5 in
Dry weight 239 kg / 527 lbs - Volusia
Curb (wet) weight 267 kg / 589 lbs - C800/C50 (2005-2008)

277 kg / 611 lbs - C800/C50 (2009)

292 kg / 644 lbs - C50T

FRAME Type Double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel 41 mm telescopic fork, 140 mm / 5,5 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock, 105 mm / 4,1 in

Adjustable pre-load (7-position)

Front tire size 130/90-16 M/C 67H, tube – Volusia, C800 / C50 / C50T

130/90-16 M/C 67H, tubeless – C800C / C50C

Rear tire size 170/80-15M/C 77H, tube – Volusia, C800 / C50 / C50T

170/80-15M/C 77H, tubeless – C800C / C50C

Front brake Single disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brake Drum
Fuel capacity 17,0 l / 4,49 Us gal - Volusia

15,5 l / 4,1 US gal - C800 / C50 / C50T

Trail 141 mm / 5,55 in - Volusia, C800 / C50 / C50T

138 mm / 5,43 in – C800C / C50C

Fuel economy 6,72 / 100 km (35 mpg) - Volusia

5,67 l / 100 km (41.5 mpg) – C800 / C50

ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement V-twin (45°)
Bore & Stroke 83,0 x 74,4 mm
Displacement 805 cm³ (49,1 cu in)
Compression ratio 9.4:1
Valve train Chain driven SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 51,7 hp (38,0 kW) / 6000 rpm
Max. torque 69 Nm (6,9 kgf*m) / 3500 rpm
0 to 100 km/h
Top speed 177 km/h (110 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Mikuni BDSR34 - Volusia

Fuel injection, 2x 34 mm – C800 / C50 (2005-2008)

Fuel injection (SDTV - Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve), 2x 34 mm – C800 / C50 (2009+)

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Shaft
Primary reduction 1.690 (71/42)
Final reduction 3.503 (17/15 x 34/11)
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.461 (32/13)

1.631 (31/19)

1.227 (27/22)

1.000 (25/25)

0.814 (22/27)

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase A.C. Generator
Battery capacity 12V-10AH

Images

Suzuki Intruder C800 / Boulevard C50: images, gallery

Suzuki VL800 Intruder Volusia (2001-2004)
Suzuki VL800 Intruder Volusia (2001-2004)
Suzuki VL800 Intruder Volusia (2001-2004)
Suzuki Intruder C800 / Boulevard C50 (2005+)
Suzuki Intruder C800 / Boulevard C50 (2005+)
Suzuki Intruder C800 / Boulevard C50 B.O.S.S.
Suzuki Intruder C800C / Boulevard C50C (2006-2014)
Suzuki Intruder C800C / Boulevard C50C (2006-2014)
Suzuki Intruder C800C / Boulevard C50C (2006-2014)
Suzuki Boulevard C50T
Suzuki Boulevard C50T
Suzuki Boulevard C50T

Videos

Suzuki Intruder C800 / Boulevard C50: video.

2003 SUZUKI VL800 VOLUSIA INTRUDER 800
2009 SUZUKI C50 BOULEVARD 800
2014 SUZUKI C50 BOULEVARD 800 BOSS

Manuals

Suzuki Intruder C800 / Boulevard C50: manuals, parts, microfiches.