The Suzuki Intruder 800 is 46.5 inches in height, 88.6 inches in length, 34.8 inches in width, has 4.9 inches of ground clearance and has a 61.4-inch wheelbase. It has a dry weight of 443 pounds, which assumes an empty fuel tank of 3.2 gallons. The plastic exterior is fitted with front and rear steel fenders, folding rear-view mirrors, a kick stand and rubber hand grips.
The Intruder 800 has a liquid-cooled, four-stroke, two-cylinder engine with four valves per cylinder in a single-overhead camshaft (SOHC) configuration. A compression ratio of 10.01:1 and a bore and stroke of 3.27 and 2.93 inches produces a displacement of 805 cubic centimeters (cc) and an engine displacement-to-weight ratio of 1.82:1. The engine is fueled by a single carburetor and is controlled by a shaft-drive five-speed manual transmission.
The front of the steel frame is fitted with a 19-inch aluminum wheel, a 100/90 HR19 tire, disc brakes a caliper piston and telescopic fork suspension. The rear is fitted with a 15-inch aluminum wheel, 140/90 HR15 tire drum brakes, two shock absorbers and twin-sided swing arm suspension.