The Suzuki VX 800
is a road motorcycle
bike from Suzuki
The VX800 was designed at U.S. Suzuki's Design Studio in Brea, California from 1987-1989 and produced in years 1990-1997.
There were four variations of the VX800:
- the Japanese version featured a slightly shorter frame.
- the European version was geared higher to accommodate the tastes of European riders.
- the American version was offered from 1990-1993 only.
- the California version was the same as the American version, but with additional anti-smog equipment.
The engine for the VX800 was derived from the Intruder 750’s. It was given a second carburetor and a larger displacement.
- Type: Four-stoke, water-cooled, OHC TSCC, 45-degree V-twin
- Piston displacement: 805cc
- Bore & Stroke: 83.0 x 74.4mm
- Compression ratio: 10.0:1
- Carburetor, front: Mikuni BDS36SS, single
- Carburetor, rear: Mikuni BS36SS, single
- Transmission: 5-speed constant mesh
- Final drive: Shaft, 3.090:1