Suzuki V-Strom 650/650 XT 2017

Intermot 2016: new motorcycle Suzuki V-Strom 650/650 XT 2017

Suzuki V-Strom 650 2017 may not be the perfect bike, but it seems close to that. The model is equipped with a reliable 645-cc V-shaped engine, and the Japanese a little refreshed her, introducing at the Motor Show Intermot 2016 in Cologne.

The first motorcycle Suzuki V-Strom 650 2017 complies with Euro-4. Working volume remained at the same level, but the power and torque indicators have become a little higher. On a motorcycle set a new injector and the engine is modified with new pistons with a special coating and the exhaust camshaft from a new Suzuki SV650 – more than 60 parts of the engine has been modified or replaced. Another important change concerns the ignition system: the head with 2 spark plugs per cylinder, high-performance nickel spark.

Old exhaust pipes removed, as it was necessary to make the level of the exhaust standard Euro-4. The new pipe is lighter and set a little lower, and is configured to increase the power at medium speed.

The new Suzuki V-Strom 650 2017 comes with 3-stage traction control on the V-Strom 1000. To motorcyclists offers 2 modes, and the ability to turn off the system. The first level of the system practically does not intervene, whereas the second layer – the system responds immediately and prevents slippage of the rear wheels.

Chassis left without attention engineers, but that’s okay – aluminum frame and swingarm in order, strong and reliable. Plastic slightly updated to make the fuel tank 5 mm narrower on each side – ergonomics, according to the manufacturer, it has become more convenient.

Model Suzuki V-Strom 650 is focused on the road using, so comes with new 10-spoke aluminum wheels (100 grams lighter), while the model Suzuki V-Strom 650XT received new spoke wheels. From V-Strom 1000 new Suzuki V-Strom 650 in 2017 also received the instrument panel (analog tachometer, LCD speedometer + odometer with brightness + adjustment + number + transfer temperature + battery voltage and many other parameters). On a motorcycle also has a 12-volt connector for navigation, smart phone, kettle.

Above the dashboard set a new windshield, which is regulated by the 3rd positions. According to the manufacturer, improved aerodynamics. Glass is 9 mm higher than the bike in 2016. Fork and spotlight on the V-Strom 1000, which in combination with the rear portion of a larger Strom allows the new V-Strom 650 use the integrated fastening system to boot. The system allows you to put a 35-liter side saddlebags, encoded on the ignition key, and you can install the optional 55-liter top box masthead.

The new Suzuki V-Strom 650 2017, in general, is impressive. Many of the components taken from older brother – the proportion and balance are felt in every detail.