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2013 Suzuki SV650A ABS Review
2013 Suzuki SV650A ABS
Break out with the popular half-faired SV650S sportsbike, one of the many models in the Suzuki range available with Antilock Brake System (ABS).
At the heart of the SV650 range sits Suzuki’s proven 645cc, DOHC, 90 degree V-twin engine tuned to deliver broad powerband and crisp throttle response with class-leading power and torque.
Suzuki’s advanced Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) digital fuel-injection system with 39mm throttle bodies provides seamless, linear throttle response and strong low-to-mid range torque.
Offering a comfortable upright riding position with a short reach to the handlebars and modest 800mm seat height and the combination of sporty styling with practicality, the Suzuki SV650 and SV650S ABS versions include a conveniently located passenger grab bar, luggage tie-down hooks and a large under-seat storage compartment and 17.0-litre fuel tank, packaged with a modern black mainframe, swingarm and wheels.
The SV650S ABS incorporates a sporty half-fairing with dual multi-reflector halogen headlights.
Break away today with the SV650S with ABS.
Welcome to a bike that combines middleweight agility with V-twin power – and tops it all off with aggressive and sporty styling. The 2013 Suzuki SV650SA comes complete with a full fairing, solo seat cover and ABS as standard equipment.
Middleweight sport bikes are known for their responsive handling, and the SV650SA is engineered to set the standard for its class. With its light and rigid aluminum-alloy truss frame and technically advanced suspension front and rear, it invites you to carve up the canyon roads with complete confidence.
The SV650SA offers an equal measure of V-twin excitement. It’s loaded with advanced designs, starting with a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected engine that boasts a wide powerband with crisp throttle response and strong acceleration in every gear. What’s more, its 90-degree V-twin design offers perfect primary balance, which results in smooth performance and comfortable open-road riding.
2013 Suzuki SV650A ABS Key Features
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
645cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valve per-cylinder, 90-degree V-Twin engine tuned to deliver broad powerband and crisp throttle response with class-leading power and torque.
High-quality engine components include cast-aluminium-alloy pistons shaped to minimise reciprocating weight and shot-peened chrome-moly-steel connecting rods.
Downdraft, straight-port cylinder head and compact 11.6:1 compression ratio combustion chamber for efficient combustion.
Innovative Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) digital fuel-injection system, featuring a secondary butterfly valve in each 39mm throttle body, results in more seamless, linear throttle response along with increased torque at low-to-mid rpm range.
Auto fast idle system contributes easy engine start.
Suzuki Pulsed-secondary AIR-injection (PAIR) system further reduces exhaust emissions.
Large 8.5-litre airbox with free-flowing, flat, pleated-element air filter, efficient muffler and air-cooled oil cooler support the engine’s high performance.
Aluminium-alloy truss frame’s main sections are each made as a single, precision die-casting using high-vacuum moulding technology resulting in a sophisticated and highly efficient design.
41mm-stanchion-tube front forks and progressive-link rear suspension both have adjustable spring preload.
Front 120/60ZR17 and rear 160/60ZR17 radial tyres.
Dual 290mm floating-disc front brakes and 220mm rear disc brake give excellent stopping power.
Comfortable riding position with short reach to clip-on handlebars and modest 800mm seat height.
Sleek half-fairing mounted above the radiator to allow clear view of the truss frame and the V-Twin engine with efficient aerodynamics.
Black-coloured mainframe, swingarm and front/rear wheels for a modern appearance.
Compact and functional instrument cluster with analogue tachometer above liquid-crystal display for speedometer, odometer/trip meter, coolant-temperature gauge, oil-pressure-warning indicator and clock.
Practical features include passenger grab bar, luggage tie-down hooks, large underseat storage compartment and 17.0-litre fuel tank.
Dual multi-reflector halogen headlights and LED taillight laid out in two vertical strips.
2013 Suzuki SV650A ABS Features and Benefits
Antilock Brake System (ABS) monitors brake level input and wheel speed and matches stopping power to available traction.
Compact 645cc, 90-degree liquid-cooled V-twin, DOHC 8-valve engine tuned for strong low to mid rpm power.
Electronic fuel injection system featuring the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve System (SDTV) – maintains optimum air velocity in the intake tract for smooth low-to-mid rpm throttle response and high torque output – includes Auto Fast Idle System (AFIS).
90-degree V-twin cylinder layout eliminates primary vibration without a counterbalancer, keeping the engine simple and compact.
Lightweight 2-into-1 exhaust system tuned for strong low and mid-range torque
Lightweight chain-driven DOHC, shim-under-bucket valve system with 31 mm intake valves and 25.5 mm exhaust valves.
Twin spark plug cylinder heads for optimum combustion and reduced emissions.
High capacity liquid-cooling system enhances engine performance and durability – coolant routing is integrated with the clutch cover and engine case for a cleaner look and reduced weight.
Plastic outer clutch cover and engine sprocket cover for reduced weight and noise
Smooth-shifting 6-speed transmission with vertically staggered transmission shafts for a shorter, more compact crankcase
Compact instrument cluster includes analog tach, LCD speedometer, odometer/tripmeters and temperature gauge plus LCD clock and low fuel warning light.
Powerful ABS assisted dual hydraulic disc front brakes with 290 mm floating rotors and adjustable brake lever position
Sleek fairing features dual 60/55W headlights with running lights and folding mirrors
Steeply-angled tail section houses unique vertically-styled, high visibility LED taillight and compact rear fender.
Link-type single-shock rear suspension with 7-way adjustable preload.
41 mm front forks with 130 mm of wheel travel provides a smooth, compliant ride.
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) for maximum braking performance in wet riding conditions.
Black-painted frame, swingarm and wheels for more sport appearance.
Box-section aluminum swingarm is lightweight with high torsional rigidity
Hinged fuel tank swings up for easy access to the airbox and throttle bodies.
Large under-seat storage area, passenger grab-bar and tie-down hooks.
Narrow, lightweight aluminum truss-style frame constructed with high-vacuum die-cast process for more consistent strength and fewer individual welded sections.
Single disc rear brake with 240 mm rotor.
Slim 17.0 L (3.74 Imp gal) fuel tank with low fuel warning light.
Wide radial tires mounted on lightweight, 3-spoke cast aluminum wheels
2013 Suzuki SV650A ABS – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $NA USD
Model not available
All information is subject to change without notice. At Total Motorcycle, we want every ride to be safe and enjoyable. So always wear a helmet, eye protection and protective clothing. Never ride under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. Avoid excessive speeds. Never engage in stunt riding. Study your owner’s manual and always inspect your Suzuki before riding. Take a riding skills course or the course nearest you call the Motorcycle Safety Foundation at 1-800-446-9227.
Suggested Starting Price shown does not include tax, title, or destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.
2013 Suzuki SV650A ABS – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $8,399 CDN
Brakes Front Disc brake, twin
Brakes Rear Disc brake
Color Glass Sparkle White and Pearl Nebular Black
Curb Weight 203 kg (448 lbs)
Final Drive DID525V8, 114 links
Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L (4.5/3.7 US/Imp gal)
Ground Clearance 155 mm (6.1 in)
Overall Length 2085 mm (82.7 in)
Overall Width 730 mm (28.7 in)
Seat Height 800 mm (31.5 in)
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Tires Front 120/60ZR17M/C (55W), tubeless
Tires Rear 160/60ZR17M/C (69W), tubeless
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Wheelbase 1430 mm (56.3 in)
Bore Stroke 81.0 mm (3.189 in) x 62.6 mm (2.465 in)
Compression Ratio 11.5 : 1
Engine 645 cc (39.4 cu. in), 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90-degree V-twin
Fuel System Fuel injection
Ignition Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
Lubrication Wet sump
Warranty 12 Month unlimited mileage limited warranty
2013 Suzuki SV650A ABS – UK/Europe Specifications/Technical Details
UK MSRP Price: £4,975
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS
Overall length: 2085mm (82.1in)
Overall width: 730mm (28.7in)
Overall height: 1170mm (46.1in)
Wheelbase: 1425mm (56.1in)
Seat height: 800mm (31.5in)
Kerb Mass: 196kg (432.1lbs)
Fuel capacity: 17.0litres (3.7 UK gallons)
Engine capacity: 645cc
Engine: 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90° degree V-twin
Bore: 81mm x 62.6mm
Compression ratio: 11.5 : 1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition: Electronic ignition (Transistorised)
Fuel system: Fuel injection
Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh
Front suspension: Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear suspension: Link, type, coil spring, oil damped
Front brakes: Disc brake, twin
Rear brakes: Disc brake
Front tyres: 120/60ZR17 M/C (55W) tubeless
Rear tyres: 160/60ZR17 M/C (69W) tubeless
All specifications subject to change without notice by Suzuki.
2013 Suzuki SV650A ABS – Australian Specifications/Technical Details
Australia MSRP Price: See Dealer
645cc 4-stroke, liquid cooled, DOHC, 90 degree twin, 2 cylinders
6-speed constant mesh
Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Link Type, coil spring, oil damped
Disc brake twin
Two-year unlimited kilometre warranty