V-STROM 1000X ABS SUZUKIFEST

FREE TOMTOM 450 RIDER WORTH $649

Where the horizon ends, the adventure begins. Whether it’s a long-distance quest or a short-distance journey, the V-Strom is the versatile machine designed for the spirit of discovery.

This new V-Strom has refined systems to maintain engine performance and great fuel economy while achieving worldwide emission standards. To emphasise Suzuki’s adventure heritage the V-Strom’s exterior has undergone a transformation giving the motorcycle a hint of its lineage and a renewed call for adventure. That fresh styling also contributes to functionality and joins the new Motion Track Anti-lock and Combined Brake System to support the unexpected, while the newly designed fairing controlling the wind, together with the bikes lightweight and manoeuvrable nature, has advanced its mile-eating performance to take you even further.

Like every V-Strom before it, the appeal and value of the 2018 V-Strom 1000X ABS will be recognised by experienced and enthusiastic riders.

$18,995 +ORC

Specifications

Engine Type 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90º V-twin
Engine Displacement (CC) 1037
Bore x Stroke 100.0 mm x 66.0 mm
Transmission 6-speed
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Starter System Electric
Overall Length (mm) 2280
Overall Width (mm) 930
Overall Height (mm) 1470
Wheelbase (mm) 1555
Ground Clearance (mm) 165
Seat Height (mm) 850
Curb Mass (kg) 233
Suspension - Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension - Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes - Front Disc, twin
Brakes - Rear Disc
Tyre - Front 110/80R19M/C 59V, tubeless
Tyre - Rear 150/70R17M/C 69V, tubeless
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 20

Features

  • New generation ABS for the next level making it possible for the ABS to activate not only in a straight line but also when the bike is leaning to either side.
  • Combination Brake system which automatically applies pressure to the rear brake to stabilise the bike when the front brake pressure rises to a certain pressure.
  • Advanced Traction Control System can be switched to either of two modes, or off. Modes 1 and 2 differ in terms of sensitivity. Mode 1 has lower sensitivity; it allows a certain degree of rear wheel spin. Mode 2 has higher sensitivity; the system effects traction control sooner.
  • Both front and rear suspensions are fully adjustable.
  • Newly designed windscreen to reduce the wind blast and noise to the helmet is taller than the previous model by 49mm and has 3 pre-set positions (the lowest position being standard).
  • The windscreen can be lifted 15mm or 30mm upwards depending on rider preference and without tools, by pushing the windscreen to steepen the angle from the normal position.
  • The easy to see and easy to operate LCD display information and Traction Control modes are switchable, and is now accessible by using the left handlebar switch, where you can also reset the trip meter.
  • Suzuki Easy Start System so with one push of the button the engine will start, whereas previously the button needed to be held down until the engine fires.
  • New Low RPM Assist system automatically raises the idle speed when engaging the clutch, or when riding at low RPMs, to preventing sudden engine stalling.
  • Suzuki Clutch Assist System (SCAS), the clutch acts as a slipper clutch system when changing down rapidly, while always providing light use of the lever.
  • Upright and relaxing riding position will fit any terrain or adventure, and most individual riders.
  • Performance enhancing electrics resulting in stronger torque at low and mid-range engine speeds. Plus, a 32-bit engine control module gives precise engine management so it enhances fuel economy and allows more linear throttle response.
  • Slim, twin-spar aluminium-alloy frame providing a smooth ride, and a sporty riding experience when pushed hard, and also contributing to fuel economy thanks to its lightweight structure.
  • Unique Suzuki Exhaust Tuning (SET) system uses a butterfly valve in the exhaust pipe to optimise the exhaust pressure for running conditions, thereby boosting torque at low revs and enhancing throttle response.
  • Rear suspension spring pre-load is adjustable without using tools.
  • 12V DC outlet positioned below the instrument panel to power satellite navigation systems or charge your phone
  • The instruments include an analogue tachometer and a brightness-adjustable LCD speedometer. LCD readouts include an ABS, Traction Control mode, odometer, dual trip meters, the gear position, the coolant and ambient temperatures, the voltage, the riding range, the average fuel consumption, the instantaneous fuel consumption, the traction control mode, a fuel level, and clock. All of which is accessible from the left handlebar switch, where it is now also possible to reset the trip meter.
  • The Champion Yellow colour DL comes with golden-anodized rims, while the other colour models come with black-anodized items.
  • The V-Strom 1000XT adopts tubeless tire applicable wire-spoke wheels which absorb shock from the road better due to the flexible character of spokes and resulting in a softer riding feel provide the rider with further comfort.
  • Tapered handlebars supporting the next level of adventure.

* The 2017 SuzukiFest promotion runs at participating Suzuki dealers between 1 November 2017 and 31 January 2018, or while stock lasts. Free accessories cannot be exchanged for cash.

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