2013 Suzuki Intruder C1500T Touring Cruiser–Pictures, Video, Price and Details

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In our last post on Suzuki we talked about the restyled concept model of the next generation Suzuki V-Storm 1000. In the same post we had also mentioned that it was not the only model that was showcased at the International Motor Show in Cologne, and four other models were also there. Of these four models, the first one we are going to talk about is the 2013 Suzuki Intruder C1500T touring cruiser.

While we weren’t expecting this, Suzuki has restyled the Intruder comprehensively and this model is very refreshing. The whole design has been taken a step further and though it loses the macho appeal of other intruder models, it does get a much better look and feel.

2013 Suzuki Intruder C1500T front studio shot

Official Video

The 2013 Suzuki Boulevard Intruder C1500T is powered by a 1462 CC liquid cooled 54 degree V-Twin engine which, as per the claims of Suzuki, is the most powerful engine in the 1000 CC to 1600 CC cruiser class. This is likely to be same engine that does duty in the Boulevard M90. The transmission system of the motorcycle features a 5 speed unit complemented by a slipper clutch and Suzuki’s clutch assist system which reduces the effort needed to operate the lever.

2013 Suzuki Intruder C1500T rear 2

The instrument cluster of the motorcycle is a multifunction unit featuring large analog speedometer, gear indicator, fuel gauge, clock and trip muter, low fuel light and turn signal indicators. Other highlighting features of the motorcycle include a convenient helmet holder on the left side of the rear fender, a lockable storage space (behind the left side cover), and LED taillight.

2013 Suzuki Boulevard C1500T Technical Specifications (To Be Confirmed)

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS

  • Overall length: 2570mm (101.2in)
  • Overall width: 990mm (39in)
  • Overall height: 1140mm (44.9in)
  • Wheelbase: 1675mm (65.9in)
  • Seat height: 720mm (28.3in)
  • Kerb Mass: 363kg (800.3lbs)
  • Fuel capacity: 18.0litres (4 UK gallons)

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

  • Engine capacity: 1462cc
  • Engine: 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 54° V-twin
  • Bore: 96.0mm x 101.0mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.5:1
  • Lubrication: Wet sump
  • Fuel system: Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
  • Transmission: 5-speed constant mesh

CHASSIS SPECIFICATION

  • Front suspension: Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
  • Rear suspension: Link type, coil spring, oil damped
  • Front brakes: Disc
  • Rear brakes: Disc
  • Front tyres: 130/80R17M/C 65H, tubeless
  • Rear tyres: 200/60R16M/C 79H, tubeless

Price

The price has not been announced yet, we will update this section as soon as it is available.

More Official Pictures

2013 Suzuki Intruder C1500T closeup

 

2013 Suzuki Intruder C1500T rear 1

 

2013 Suzuki Intruder C1500T rear 3

2013 Suzuki Intruder C1500T ride

2013 Suzuki Intruder C1500T side

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  3 comments for “2013 Suzuki Intruder C1500T Touring Cruiser–Pictures, Video, Price and Details

  1. Frank A kersh
    October 30, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    I’m not overly impressed with this version. Would have liked to see a real touring model. The bags look really small. The blacked out look would have to go. Not a real big fan of chrome but all black is worse for me anyway.

    On the Intruder 1500LC/C90 forum I frequent hardly anyone likes it. Most say its just a re-badged M90.

    A real fairing would have been great. Needs much bigger bags. Only 1 disk up front is a joke to most people.

    I’m sure there are people out there that will like it. But not the Intruder folks. I’ll be keeping my LC for now.

  2. keith rose
    November 5, 2012 at 6:13 am

    Sounds like they’ve straightened out the engine & the gas tank capacity (but loosing the lower centre of gravity). I like the look, it hasn’t changed much, but I like colors, so all black doesn’t cut it for me. Probably next year they’ll have a color selection, so I’ll wait. I still like the traditional white walls & studs on the C90T. Also my wife & I were hoping to see a more comfortable back rest for the passenger, something like the Yamaha Venture, like Suzuki used to have (I forget the name of the model) & instead it has no back rest at all. We’ll wait & see what 2014 brings.

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