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2017 Suzuki DR650S
2017 Suzuki DR650S

2017 Suzuki DR650S
2017 Suzuki DR650S



2017 Suzuki DR650S Review

2017 Suzuki DR650S on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

The 2017 Suzuki DR650S is quite possible the best, all-around dual purpose motorcycle available today...

Every DR650S is quality-built by Suzuki and features a reliable 644cc oil-cooled four-stroke single carried in a strong, steel semi-double cradle frame. The cartridge-style fork and link-style rear suspension can tackle tough trails or urban roads. So a variety of riders can enjoy this motorcycle, the seat height can be significantly reduced. Strong aluminum, spoke-style rims carrying tires that can handle the street or dirt are fitted so riders can tackle pavement or soil with ease. With new black bodywork and distinctive graphics, the DR650S will look good on any surface it’s ridden on.




2017 Suzuki DR650S www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Choose your own adventure. For those who love carving corners and the call of the wild, our DualSport machines deliver comfort on the street, control off the beaten path, and full command everywhere in between. Get ready for an ideal combination of lightweight agility and crisp handling.



 

 

2017 Suzuki DR650S www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Engine Features
The compact and powerful 644cc, SOHC, four-stroke, air & oil-cooled, engine features the Suzuki Advanced Cooling System (SACS). Piston-jet cooling and an engine oil cooler create consistent performance in a variety of conditions

The engine is tuned with an emphasis on performance in the low-to-mid RPM range, while a gear-driven counter balancer minimizes vibration for comfortable ride

Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) coated aluminum cylinder is used for durability, light weight and excellent heat dissipation

Digitally mapped DC-CDI ignition system provides accurate spark timing for efficient combustion

A convenient electric starter (supplemented with a zero-maintenance automatic decompression system) provides easy, quick starting

Large MIKUNI 40mm (1.6 in) carburetor provides a smooth intake flow and quick throttle response

The stainless-steel exhaust system is light and corrosion-resistant, and is tuned specifically for strong low and midrange power

Easy-pull rack and pinion activated clutch proves precise operation and feel

A smooth-shifting 5-speed transmission is complemented by a sealed O-ring drive chain

 

Chassis Features
A lightweight, compact, rigid semi-double cradle frame provides agile handling on and off road

Innovative, height-adjustable* front forks provide smooth and progressive action. Large diameter, thin-walled tubes reduce unsprung weight while maintaining high rigidity

A link-type rear suspension with piggyback-style aluminum-body shock absorber provides stable performance. The height adjustable* shock features adjustable spring preload and compression damping to personalize the suspension for rider, load and terrain.

*Seat and suspension height is adjustable by your Suzuki Dealer using a Genuine Suzuki Accessory kit.

The front and rear suspension each provide a generous 260mm (10.2-inch) of wheel travel for superb performance over rough terrain

Lightweight 290mm (11.4-inch) front floating disc brake with two-piston caliper and 240mm (9.4-inch) rear disc brake with two-piston caliper provide reliable stopping power

Aluminum rims with stainless steel spokes are standard and are built for durability and strength

The wheels are fitted with 90/90-21 front and 120/90-17 rear tires that offer excellent on and off road traction

Hollow-type wheel axles and an aluminum, beam-style swingarm reduce unsprung weight

A long, comfortable seat, aluminum footpegs and grab handles allow you to carry a passenger with ease
Electrical Features
The motorcycle, and its push-button electric starting, is powered by a lightweight and compact low-maintenance battery

The fully equipped lighting system comes with a bright 60/55W halogen headlight

 

Additional Features
Seat height may be lowered by 40mm (1.6 in) using a Genuine Suzuki Accessory kit. The kit includes a shorter side stand to match the chassis height adjustment

Further seat height reduction is possible with the fitment of the Suzuki Accessory low profile seat

Other Genuine Suzuki Accessories include a cargo rack, skid plate and a selection of Suzuki apparel is available

12-month limited warranty. Longer coverage periods with other benefits are available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)



 



 

2017 Suzuki DR650S - www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $6499 USD.

Engine
Engine 644cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, single cylinder, OHC
Bore x Stroke 100.0 mm x 82.0 mm (3.93 in x 3.23 in)
Compression Ratio 9.5: 1
Fuel System MIKUNI BST40, single carburetor
Starter Electric
Lubrication Wet sump
Drive Train
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive Chain, DID525V9, 110 links
Chassis
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Disc brake, single floating rotor
Brakes Rear Disc brake, single rotor
Tires Front 90/90-21 M/C 54S, tube type
Tires Rear 120/90-17 M/C 64S, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity 13 L (3.4 US gal) / 12 L (3.2 US Gal) California model
Color Solid Black
Electrical
Ignition Electronic ignition (CDI)
Headlight 12V 60/55W (H4)
Tail Light 12V 21/5W
Dimensions
Overall Length 2255 mm (88.8 in)
Overall Width 865 mm (34.1 in)
Overall Height 1195 mm (47.0 in)
Wheelbase 1490 mm (58.7 in)
Ground Clearance 265 mm (10.4 in)
Seat Height 885 mm (34.8 in)
Curb Weight 166 kg (366 lbs)
Warranty
Warranty 12-month, unlimited mileage, limited warranty*
Extensions *Extensions available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)




 


 

2017 Suzuki DR650S - www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $TBA CDN

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2017 Suzuki DR650S - www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

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