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1986 Suzuki Intruder 700 Specifications

by Molly Park

Designed by Japanese automaker Suzuki with special touches like 60-spoke wheels and a single speedometer with "no tach to clutter the look," the VS 750 GL Intruder was dubbed "The Iron Horse" for its almost all-metal construction.

Engine and Power

The '86 Intruder comes equipped with a V2, four-stroke engine with four valves per cylinder. This provides the rider with 55 horsepower or 40.1 kW (kilowatt) at 7,500 rpm, while producing a top speed of 111 mph (179 km/h). The bore by stroke figure is 80.0 by 74.4 millimeters, with a compression ratio of 10.0:1.


This bike uses a shaft drive (cardan) system that requires the driver to operate a five-speed gearbox.


The front tire uses a single-disc brake system, while the rear tire relies on an expanding brake system.


The '97 Intruder has a gas tank that can hold up to 3.17 gallons of fuel at a time. You can use regular unleaded gasoline in this motorcycle. Fuel intake is controlled by an OHC (overhead camshaft) system.


The weight of the bike, including gas, oil, and other liquids, is 456.4 lbs. total.

About the Author

Molly Park has been writing professionally since 2009. Her work has been published on and other websites. She holds a Bachelor of Science in political science and a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Park is also a certified yoga teacher.

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