Removed from the catalog Suzuki in 2008 due to more stringent standards issuance Become (Euro 3), the DL1000 is back in action and we odd back in top form. In addition to icts Modernized , goal always inspired by the adventurer DR 750 S 1988 design , the V -Strom 2014 Sees a V-twin engine DOHC 90 – valve 4 cylinder heads and totally redesigned .
Its engine goes from 996 to 1037 cm3, with a power gain of 4 horses ( 100 hp at 8000 rev / min) and 2 extra torque Nm (103 Nm at 4000 rev / min) Obtained in 2400 r / min Earlier than before. Its operation is optimized by Adopting a dual ignition, 32 -bit ECM housing , a fuel injection system and dual throttle injectors 10 holes (4 above ) , Which Contribute to a serious drop in consumption (-16% in WMTC test).
The twin Suzuki Gaining displacement , power , torque and Boasts Many upgrades . Many parts are for reduce friction to Improved Losses and accounting achieve this goal , including: cylinder heads , cylinders , pistons, rings , piston pin , connecting rod, crankshaft , air box , alternator and flywheel , clutch, 6 th report and candles .
The integrated throttle body ISC system Facilitates cold starting and holding idle , while the correct cell controller disconnects the alternator When It Does not supply power. All which helps the engine torque by mechanical Reducing Losses . Sign of the times , the V -Strom Sees graft serial control detachable and adjustable traction in two modes to handle. A clutch SCAS (Suzuki Clutch Assist System) hydraulic control aussi Minimizes the force required to lift falling on a left shift and Prevents rear wheel chatter When downshifting .
The frame aussi Evolves and Becomes more lively as rigor , with an angle shortcut hunting (-1 ° C) , along a wheelbase ( +20 mm) and a new weight distribution favoring agility gear in the sequences .
Double beam aluminum frame remains Associated with an extruded aluminum swing arm and rims alloy 10 -spoke 19 and 17 inches , the overall goal sill 8 pounds ( 228 kg in running order ) thanks to the use a simplified cooling system and a single exhaust muffler . We also noted the appearance of a new inverted 43mm KYB gold anodized fork , fully adjustable monoshock adjustable soft and a preload (22 clicks ) via a wide wheel remote , located On at the left rear .
The new V- Strom DL1000 aussi acquires a safer braking with dual disc Front 310 mm monobloc calipers 4 – piston Tokico radial -mount , rear 260 mm disc with single- piston Nissin caliper , the all supported by a Bosch ABS this series.
It is in Almeria , Spain , we do know this DL1000 V -Strom ABS new generation . It Adopts a new look, different from That of His younger DL650 and DL1000 old , with a double- layered optical lighthouse , finer and elegant , overlooking advanced fairing way ” duckbill ” feature the ” Big DR” ( DR750S ) 1988. A nod to the past That highlights the adventurer side and ” off-road ” capabilities listed in the genes of the machine without going to use spoked wheels .
The superimposed optical dual headlights Recalls the sports brand and refines the front. The fascia Loses volume , as the tank All which Loses 2 liters of capacity . It is Surmounted by a closer origin bubble , more complex shape , adjustable tilt (3 angles) without tools and height (3 positions) with an Allen key .
Experts notice the disappearance of the oil cooler , rendered useless by the adoption of cooling water 100% more efficient , the purpose aussi Lack of engine and shoe protectors hands available as an option .
The rear door package Evolves , with large passenger grab handles enhanced . The rear hand is refined aussi thanks to low positioning of the exhaust silencer ( questionable aesthetics ) and Placed to Facilitate the addition of luggage side of 29 and 26 liters (right side) optional .
A new packet -door passenger grab handles Incorporating wide and raised lugs Allows securement meanwhile Placing a kit top box 35 liters . These rugged polypropylene Elements , embellished with aluminum panels show the overall style of the bike race and lock with the ignition key , as the aviation gasoline tank cap category. A taillight LEDs completes the picture , Somewhat offset by flashing off the front / rear unsightly . As in the previous DL1000 , the center stand is an option to Facilitate Maintenance operations ( see table of options).
With the return of the DL1000 , Suzuki has a new offer on the relevant segment of trails GT . One May legitimately hesitate Between the two Proposed models DL 650 and DL 1000 Because Everyone has convincing arguments: more affordable, lightweight and easy for the DL650 ( 8.199 ) Modernized look more Rigorous frame , engine and enhanced traction control for the DL1000 ( 12.499 ) . 4,000 difference anyway .
It all depends on the use you want to make your bike , Knowing That The DL650 is the MOST versatile and Economic priori daily to face the city and Its outskirts , while the DL1000 allow travelers Throughout the course of borrow ANY type of road with comfort and added security .
While Remaining race able Assuming the role of of the younger if considers. In short, we return once more to a history of purchasing power in the end Because , Have you can do more , can do more !
The DL1000 V -Strom ABS concession Will Be available in January 2014 at the price of 12.499 . It Will Be available in several finishes : Standard; Urban ( hoof protectors hands and tank bag ) Adventure ( hoof protectors hands , bubble touring , center stand , set top box , flashing led) and Tourer ( Adventure + covers + bumper kit Luggage full protection + tank + stickers) .
Suzuki France hopes to sell 1,000 to 1,500 copies in 2014 , Which Will swell the score of about 197,000 V -Strom ( DL650 140800/46200 DL1000 ) sold worldwide Between 2002 and 2012. The return of the DL1000 V -Strom promised to be auspicious, Especially against rival Usually Certainly more opulent and expensive . Lighter , powerful , economical and with a Modernized look, it offers an interesting alternative to Existing trails max.