2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 SE

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2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 SE
2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 SE


2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 SE Review

2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 SE

If you’re looking for an unforgettable sport-adventure, there’s no better machine than the new V-Strom 1000 Adventure. With sleek side and top cases that are large enough to hold a full coverage helmet, it takes versatility to a new level. It boasts the same exceptional performance as the original V-Strom 1000, with a Suzuki fuel-injected, 90-degree V-twin engine tuned for incredible low-end and mid-range torque. It also has a lightweight chassis and advanced suspension to provide crisp handling even on tight back roads. When you reach the open highway, the V-Strom 1000 Adventure excels. Its smooth engine performance, aerodynamic windshield and ergonomic riding position make it one of the finest sport-touring machines available. With the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Adventure, Sport-adventure is yours for the taking.

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.

 



 

2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 SE Features and Benefits

Transmission Features

Wide-ratio 6-speed transmission with 6th gear over-drive and wide-diameter hydraulic clutch for a light pull at the clutch lever.

Wide-ratio 6-speed transmission with 6th gear over-drive and wide-diameter hydraulic clutch for a light pull at the clutch lever.

 

Engine Features

Auto Fast Idling System (AFIS), automatically sets throttle valve opening during cold engine starts by monitoring coolant temperature

Digital ignition system provides optimum ignition timing with separate maps for each cylinder.

Electronic fuel injection features the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve System (SDTV) – maintains optimum air velocity in the intake tract for smooth low-to-mid rpm throttle response and improved engine torque.

High-efficiency liquid cooling system for optimum engine operating temperature – includes compact oil cooler.

High-mounted stainless steel exhaust system with aluminum mufflers tuned to enhance engine torque output.

Liquid Cooled 996cc, 90 degree V-twin, DOHC 8 valve, engine tuned for strong low & mid range torque.

Semi-gear driven valve system simplifies maintenance and minimizes cam sprocket size and engine height for optimum engine placement

 

Transmission Features

Wide-ratio 6-speed transmission with 6th gear over-drive and wide-diameter hydraulic clutch for a light pull at the clutch lever.
Chassis Features
Aluminum twin-spar frame and aluminum swingarm are lightweight, compact and rigid – bolt-on sub-frame simplifies maintenance.

Black-painted frame and swingarm for stylish appearance

Cartridge-style 43mm front forks with adjustable preload provides 6.3 inches of wheel travel for a comfortable ride

Dual front disc brakes with large 310mm rotors and twin-piston calipers, plus single-disc rear brake with 260mm rotor and single-piston caliper

Easy-to-read instruments with large speedometer and tach dials, plus LCD display for fuel level, engine temperature, odometer, tripmeters and clock

Engine undercover shaped for ample ground clearance and sleek appearance

Height-adjustable windshield for increased wind protection and comfort – can be adjusted to three positions in a 50mm vertical range

Large 22.0 L (4.8 Imp gal) fuel tank for long-range operation

Large rear luggage rack with rubber-padded platform to help keep bags and luggage in place

Lightweight cast aluminum wheels – F: 2.50 x 19 with 110/80R-19 radial tire, R: 4.0 x 17 with 150/70R-17 rear tire

Standard hand guards designed for maximum wind protection


 




 

2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 SE – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $NA USD

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2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 SE – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $12,499 USD

Chassis
Brakes Front Disc brake, twin
Brakes Rear Disc brake
Color Black, Red
Curb Weight 236 kg (520 lbs)
Final Drive RK525 SMOZ7, 112 links
Fuel Tank Capacity 22 L (5.8/4.8 US/Imp gal)
Ground Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
Overall Length 2295 mm (90.4 in)
Overall Width 865 mm (34.1 in)
Seat Height 840 mm (33.1 in)
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Tires Front 110/80 R19 M/C 59H, tubeless
Tires Rear 150/70 R17 M/C 69H, tubeless
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Wheelbase 1535 mm (60.4 in)
Engine
Bore Stroke 98.0 mm (3.858 in) x 66.0 mm (2.598 in)
Compression Ratio 11.3 : 1
Engine 996 cc (60.8 cu. In), 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90-degree V-twin
Fuel System Fuel injection
Ignition Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
Lubrication Wet sump
Starter Electric
Warranty
Warranty 12 Month unlimited mileage limited warranty



 


 

2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 SE – Australian Specifications/Technical Details
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2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 SE – UK Specifications/Technical Details
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