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2014 Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure


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If you are searching for a capable Sport Enduro Tourer, then you certainly should take a closer look at the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure. This modern tourer is packed with all it needs to be the perfect partner for the wildest adventures. Thanks to its versatility it can deal great with a wide range of tracks which makes it literally unstoppable.

You also get a comprehensive list of adventure-oriented features such as sleek aluminum side cases, a rugged accessory engine bar and an adjustable windscreen.

Power comes from a 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90-degree V-twin engine with a displacement of 645 cc. The unit is brought to life by an electric starter and sends its power to the rear wheel via a six speed, constant mesh transmission.

Other features worthy of being mentioned include a sporty front fairing, a 3-way height-adjustable windscreen and a slim 5.3 gallon fuel tank.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure.

Overview

Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure

In 2002, Suzuki introduced the V-Strom 1000 in a new motorcycle category, the Sport Enduro Tourer. Its running performance and packaging earned worldwide acclaim. In 2003, Suzuki released the V-Strom 650 targeting a wider range of users. This versatile model covers not only daily use such as commuting, but also weekend touring as well. With the addition of an ABS-equipped model in 2006, the V-Strom 650 has always been the best-selling model in its class. To further improve its running performance and riding comfort, Suzuki decided to develop a new model.

For 2014, The V-Strom 650 ABS Adventure is another choice in adventure touring. It has striking accessories that include sleek aluminum side cases large enough to fit a full-coverage helmet, a rugged accessory engine bar and an adjustable windscreen. It also has the same improved performance as the original V-Strom 650 ABS. Its 645cc V-Twin engine has improved low-to-mid rpm performance, matched by enhanced fuel economy and environmental performance.

2014 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS Adventure Key Features:

• The V-Strom 650 Antilock Brake System (ABS)* unit features a lightweight, compact design. The ABS monitors wheel speed, and matches stopping power to available traction.

• Comes standard with large, stylish side cases that are large enough to hold a full-coverage helmet.

• Compact, slim styling featuring a vivid combination of expressive painted sections and functional black resin components accentuates the sporty profile. Colors available: Metallic Thunder Gray

• Height-adjustable windshield for increased wind protection and comfort can be adjusted to three positions in a 50mm vertical range.

2014 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS Adventure Features and Benefits:

Engine:

• 645cc V-Twin engine features broad torque delivery, signature V-Twin power pulses and sporty quick-revving high rpm range power surges for full-range riding enjoyment. An efficient engine design delivers high mileage and class-leading riding range.

• A high-speed 32-bit ECU controls Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) system, contributing to enhanced low-to-mid rpm range torque, a linear throttle response and lower emissions.

• The V-Strom 650 ABS has a high-mounted stainless steel exhaust system with aluminum muffler that is tuned to enhance engine torque and low-to-midrange performance.

• The V-Strom 650 ABS fuel injection system uses fine-atomization 10-hole fuel injectors for high combustion efficiency.

• Twin iridium spark plugs for each cyclinder heighten the spark strength and combustion efficiency, contributing to increased power, a more linear throttle response, easier engine start-up and a more stable idle.

• A radiator with a more compact core, flanked by wind-directing plates shaped with holes* for enhancing cooling efficiency, directing engine heat to flow out to the side air outlets and away from the rider’s legs. (*Patent granted.)

• Suzuki-developed and patented Throttle-body Integrated Idle Speed Control (TI-ISC) contributes to easy cold starting, stable idle and lower emissions.

Transmission:

• The 6-speed transmission is tailored for active sporty rides with tighter 1st through 5th gear ratios, while keeping highway cruises comfortable with a tall top gear.

Chassis:

• Lightweight and rigid twin-spar aluminum-alloy frame and swingarm contribute to smooth handling performance and excellent stability at high-speeds.

• The V-Strom 650 ABS features 5-way spring-preload-adjustable 43mm-telescopic front forks with 5.9 inches of travel working with a link-type rear suspension with 6.3 inches of travel, stepless rebound damping adjuster and 5-way spring preload adjuster which can be increased or decreased by turning a knob providing a ride that suits the rider preference for comfort.

• Front dual 310mm-disc brakes and rear 260mm-disc brake deliver smooth, controllable stopping power. Expansion-resistant high-pressure brake hose enhances the responsive brake feel.

Additional Features:

• The sporty, dynamic front fairing houses compact dual multi-reflector headlight delivering superb light distribution.

• The sporty, dynamic front fairing houses compact dual multi-reflector headlight delivering superb light distribution.

• A 3-way height-adjustable windscreen, carefully shaped with extensive wind tunnel testing, efficiently reduces wind noise and rider fatigue.

• The V-Strom 650 ABS features a comfortable riding position, thanks to its well-shaped seat. A slim 5.3 gallon fuel tank and compactly tucked-in frame covers make the rider feel at one with the machine.

• The V-Strom 650 ABS seat combines red-stitched leather-look sections and suede-look, slip-resistant surfaces, and is topped off with an embossed V-Strom logo.

• A lightweight, one-piece, resin luggage carrier with well-shaped, easy-to-grasp grab bars comes with a slip-resistant rubber mat.

• Instrumentation includes an analog tachometer and brightness-adjustable LCD speedometer. LCD readouts include odometer, dual trip meter, gear position, coolant and ambient temperature, average fuel consumption, fuel gauge and clock. Switching between LCD readings can be done with the left handlebar switch.

• LED indicators include a road freeze warning indicator, which, together with the ambient temperature display, helps riders’ awareness of road conditions.

Specifications

Engine4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90-degree V-Twin
Displacement645 cc
Bore x Stroke81.0 mm x 62.6 mm (3.189 in x 2.465 in)
Compression Ratio11.2 : 1
Fuel SystemSuzuki Fuel Injection
StarterElectric
LubricationWet sump
Transmission6-speed, constant mesh
Final DriveChain, DID525V8, 118 links
Suspension FrontTelescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension RearLink type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes FrontDisc, twin
Brakes RearDisc
Tires Front110/80R19M/C 59H, tubeless
Tires Rear150/70R17M/C 69H, tubeless
Fuel Tank Capacity5.3 US
ColorMetallic Thunder Gray
IgnitionElectronic ignition (Transistorized)
Overall LengthN/A
Overall WidthN/A
Wheelbase1560 mm (61.4 in)
Ground Clearance175 mm (6.9 in)
Seat Height835 mm (32.9 in)
Curb WeightN/A
Warranty12 month unlimited mileage limited warranty.
PriceTBA



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