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Intermot 2014 new Suzuki VStrom 650XT unveiled
More offroad focused Weestrom gets beak and adventure styling
SUZUKI has just unveiled this V-Strom 650XT, a more off-road focused version of the standard bike.
The firm say they have developed the bike to be versatile, comfortable and more friendly by fitting the XT with wire-spoked aluminium wheels and giving it more adventurous styling and a wider range of accessories.
According to Suzuki, the new front break is a nod to the 1988 DR-Z ridden by former motocross world champion Gaston Rahier at the Paris-Dakar Rally. Suzuki says its distinctive beak-like front cowl design had a major impact on motorcycle design.
Wheel sizes are the same as the current model, 19” up front and a 17” rear designed to be used with tubeless tyres.
Pricing is yet to be announced.
Specs from the press release:
2290 mm (90.2 in)
835 mm (32.9 in)
1405 mm (55.4 in)
1560 mm (61.4 in)
175 mm (6.9 in)
835 mm (32.9 in)
4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90° V-Twin
Bore x stroke
81.0 mm x 62.6 mm (3.2 in x 2.5 in)
11.2 : 1
6-speed constant mesh
Primary reduction ratio
Final reduction ratio
Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Rake / trail
26° / 110 mm (4.3 in)
Disc brake, twin
110/80R19M/C 59H, tubeless
150/70R17M/C 69H, tubeless
Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
Fuel tank capacity
20.0 L(5.3 / 4.4US / lmp gal)
Oil capacity (Overhaul)
2400 ml (2.5/2.1 US/lmp qt)
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