About: Suzuki V-Strom 1000, Courage to Center

At Le Mans, Suzuki introduced the new V-Strom 1000 and wants to fill her with the niche, between the large-1200s touring bikes and the smaller class.

 Long as the Suzuki fans had to wait, but now she comes, the enduro from Hamamatsu – but not with the approximately 1,200 cubic centimeters of the competition. The Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is powered by a 100-hp 1000-V2.

Suzuki V-Strom 1000

Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Bikes Pictures

This concept would Kyuji Akira, Suzuki, responsible for the markets in Europe, North America and Oceania, not in the poaching in the area of ​​the BMW R 1200 GS or Triumph Tiger 800, but a very unique open up. And adds that it is practically were a new unit at the engine of the new Suzuki V-Strom 1000th This applies not only to crank and cylinder head with dual ignition, for clutch with anti-hopping function and parts of the transmission, but also for the piston and cylinder even after the bore of the previously known to the engine of the TL 1000-based Suzuki V2 to two millimeters to 100 mm grew.

With these basic parameters of the engine of the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is to send a maximum torque of 103 Nm at 4000 r / min and 100 hp to the rear wheel. That would be a real asset, especially when you consider that the new Suzuki V-Strom 1000 with 228 kg should be whopping 8 pounds lighter than its predecessor. Again, the new V-Strom lined up in the middle between the 214 kg of a BMW F 800 GS and the 238 kg of a 1190 KTM Adventure.

New concept of the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is also the latest generation Bosch ABS and the three-stage traction control that will even have the relationship with the GP bike. Be measured, according to Suzuki wheel speed, throttle position, crankshaft position and speed – and all four milliseconds. The skew remains outside. Is then governed entirely conventional ignition and the air supply.

Suzuki V-Strom 1000

Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Bikes Photos

Of the golden mean and the expense side. While the major cost 1200s Reiseenduros depending on equipment 14000-18000 euro and the small bikes are in the range 8500-11000 Euro, Akira Kyuji wants to offer the new V-Strom “somewhere 12000-13000 euro.”

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