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2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R LE Photo Gallery

How does the 2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R LE stack up against its cruiser competition? Find out more in our 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown.

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For such a massive cruiser, the 2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R LE handles well above what we would expect out of a shaft-driven, 766-pound monster.
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The ratios in the M109R's 5-speed gearbox were spot-on for romping light-to-light and are plenty tall for leisurely cruising down the highway.
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When the Suzuki Boulevard M109R burst onto the scene in 2006, it escalated the arms race in the performance cruiser segment with its monster engine.
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At 12.99 seconds and 111.75mph the big, black Suzuki was second only to the drag specialist Night Rod.
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2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109 LE Dyno Chart
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2011 Performance Cruiser Horsepower
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2011 Performance Cruiser Torque
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The massive 1783cc engine rocketed the Suzuki Boulevard M109R LE to the second quickest time in the quarter mile.
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No one complained when having to pound out the miles on the Suzuki but it was never the first to be picked for highway duty either.
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The 2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R LE not only destroys the quarter mile, but also shreds the corners.
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Although the M109R delivers its power via driveshaft the handling is still excellent, especially with a smooth throttle hand.
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The seating position on the M109R is comfortable enough for all day riding.
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The Suzuki M109R turns in easier that it's weight would suggest.
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The Boulevard M109R LE earned second place in the 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown.
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2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R LE - 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown
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2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R LE - 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown
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The M109R scored high marks in the handling department thanks to its ability to carve corners better than any shaft-driven cruiser should.
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2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R LE - 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown
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The binders on the M109R are the best of the bunch, allowing the Suzuki to take top honors in the 60-0mph and 0-100-0mph tests.
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The speedometer and tachometer of the Suzuki garnered the most votes from our testers
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2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R LE - 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown
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2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R LE - 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown
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2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R LE - 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown