-- Latest Suzuki V-Strom 650 Touches Down In Australia
The latest version of Suzuki's best-selling adventure tourer, the V-Strom 650,
has touched down in Australia
A perfect fit for riders wanting a multipurpose machine as capable on the
streets as it is on outback roads, the Suzuki V-Strom 650 offers extreme
versatility to suit the Australian terrain and lifestyle.
"There's no mystery why the Suzuki V-Strom 650 was the best-selling adventure
tourer in the country last year and continues to be Suzuki's best selling
V-Strom model in 2013," said Suzuki Australia Motorcycles Marketing Manager
"The V-Strom 650 continues to set the benchmark in adventure tourers with its
focus on rider comfort and advanced technology."
The fuel-injected 645cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90-degree, V-Twin engine delivers
when the rider demands, with great low-to-mid-rpm range torque and sporty
quick-revving high rpm power for full-range riding enjoyment.
Tailored for active sporty riders, the six-speed transmission optimises power
delivery while also ensuring outstanding fuel economy.
Rider comfort remains a priority in the latest V-Strom 650, with three-way
height-adjustable windscreen to efficiently reduce wind noise and rider fatigue.
The V-Strom 650 features a well-shaped functional seat, a slim 20-litre fuel
tank and compactly tucked-in frame covers to make the rider feel at one with the
Its user-friendly chassis, built around a lightweight and rigid twin-spar
aluminium-alloy frame and swingarm, delivers a comfortable performance package
for enjoyable adventure touring rides.
An upright riding position, long-stroke front and rear suspension and
lightweight aluminium-alloy wheels with specifically designed tyres complete the
The V-Strom 650's Antilock Braking System ensures ultimate traction on the road,
with the brakes monitoring input and wheel speed, matching stopping power to
Allowing riders to track their progress easily, the V-Strom 650's easy-to-read
multi-function instrument cluster combines an analogue tachometer with a large
brightness adjustable LCD, with readouts including gear position, ambient
temperature and average fuel consumption, in addition to speed, odometer, dual
trip meter and more.
Available now for a Recommended Price of $11,290*, the Suzuki V-Strom 650 comes
in a choice of three colour schemes, Pearl Glacier White, Pearl Vigor Blue and
Metallic Thunder Grey and is backed by Suzuki's comprehensive two-year,
unlimited kilometre warranty. For further information, customers should visit
participating Suzuki dealers, who can be found via the Dealer Locator on
* Recommended Price excludes dealer delivery and government charges.
-- Editors Note:
Read why we reckon the DL650 is the best value for money all-round motorcycle