Ready for a two-wheel adventure? With the new 2013 V-Strom 650 ABS, there's nothing to stop you.

The spirit of adventure beckons you to new destinations. To new sights, sounds and sensations. The all new V-Strom 650 ABS is built to get you there with more enjoyment, more excitement and in greater comfort. The V-Strom 650 ABS offers mile-munching comfort, effortless but precise handling, styling which is tough and practical and an Antilock Brake System as standard.

So whether you are ‘doing’ the Coromandel Loop, the Forgotten Highway or simply the daily commute, you will benefit from the highly regarded liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90-degree V-Twin engine which provides abundant torque and smooth throttle response, this fantastic engine, combined with a 20 litre fuel tank, height adjustable screen and a relaxed riding position, will give you the ability to ride all day in comfort.

Ready for a two-wheel adventure? With the new 2013 V-Strom 650 ABS, there’s nothing to stop you.
  • 645cm3, V-Twin engine features broad torque delivery, signature V-Twin power pulses and sporty quick-revving high rpm range power surges.
  • Lightweight and rigid twin-spar aluminum-alloy frame and swingarm contribute to smooth handling performance.
  • Comfortable riding position  with a well-shaped seat, slim  fuel tank and compactly tucked-in frame covers make the rider feel at one with the machine.
  • Efficient engine designs deliver high mileage and class-leading riding range.
  • Spring-preload-adjustable 43mm-stanchion-tube front forks and link-type rear suspension with rebound stepless damping adjuster as well as a spring preload adjuster.
  • Lightweight resin luggage carrier comes with a slip-resistant rubber mat and is one piece with well-shaped, easy-to-grasp grab bars.
  • The 6-speed transmission is tailored for active sporty rides with 1st through 5th gear ratios, while keeping highway cruises comfortable with a tall top gear.
  • Front dual 310mm-disc brakes and rear 260mm-disc brakes deliver smooth, controllable stopping power. Expansion-resistant high-pressure brake hose enhances the responsive brake feel.
  • Instruments with an analog tachometer and brightness-adjustable LCD speedometer.
  • A high-speed 32-bit ECU controls Suzuki Dual Throttle valve (SDTV) system, contributing to enhanced low-to-mid rpm range torque, a linear throttle response and lower emissions.
  • Antilock Brake System (ABS)* unit features a lightweight, compact design. The ABS monitors wheel speed, and matches stopping power to available traction.
  • LED indicators include a road freeze warning indicator which, together with the ambient temperature display, helps riders’ awareness of road conditions.
  • Suzuki-developed and patented Throttle-body Integrated Idle Speed Control (TI-ISC) contributes to easy cold starting, stable idle and lower emissions.
  • The sporty, dynamic front fairing houses compact dual multi-reflector headlight delivering superb light distribution.
  • Transponder-type Suzuki Advanced Immobilizer System (SAIS) helps prevent theft with an electronic code ID system built into the owner’s Key.

Price

$13,995 plus on road costs $400 (plus on-road charges)

Specifications

  • Engine Type
  • 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90˚ V-twin
  • Displacement
  • 645cc
  • Bore X Stroke
  • 81.0mm x 62.6mm
  • Compression Ratio
  • 11.2 : 1
  • Fuel System
  • Electronic fuel injection
  • Transmission
  • 6-speed constant mesh
  • Overall Length
  • 2290mm
  • Overall Width
  • 835mm
  • Overall Height
  • 1405mm
  • Wheelbase
  • 1560mm
  • Ground Clearance
  • 175mm
  • Seat Height
  • 835mm
  • Curb Mass
  • 214kg
  • Suspension – Front
  • Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
  • Suspension – Rear
  • Link type, coil spring, oil damped
  • Brakes – Front
  • Disc, twin
  • Brakes – Rear
  • Disc
  • Tyres – Front
  • 110/80R19 M/C 59H, tubeless
  • Tyres – Rear
  • 150/70R17 M/C 69H, tubeless
  • Fuel Tank
  • 20L

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