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2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650X ABS

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2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650X ABS
2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650X ABS

2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650X ABS
2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650X ABS

2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650X ABS Review

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To new sights, sounds and sensations…

The spirit of adventure beckons you to new destinations.

The V-Strom 650XA is built to get you there with more enjoyment and excitement, in greater comfort. The V-Strom 650 model line is developed to provide maximum fun of long touring with versatile, comfortable, and friendly character. The standard V-Strom650 is already known as great touring machine. The V-Strom 650XA expands its versatility with wire-spoked aluminum wheels, more adventurous styling, standard ABS* and a wider range of accessories.

Own the reliability of a model that has been a bestseller for 10 years and known as the best middleweight sport adventure tourer bike.

*The ABS is a supplemental device for brake operation, not a device for shortening stopping distance. Always remember to reduce speed sufficiently before approaching curves.

2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650X ABS Key Features

Versatile all-rounder: Excellent running performance, easy-to-handle lightweight feeling, and comfortable equipment allow riders to freely go wherever they wish.

NEW Matallic Matte Titanium Silver coloured muffler cover and beak accent.

Wire-spoke aluminum-alloy rims absorb shock effectively at low speeds to promote friendly handling characteristics.

Beak-like front cowl reflects Suzuki’s spirit of adventure by evoking the DR-Z ridden in the 1988 Paris-Dakar rally.

Efficient engine design delivers high fuel mileage and class-leading long cruising distance.

The light and compact Anti-Lock brake system (ABS)* system monitors the wheel speed as much as 50 times per wheel rotation and matches the stopping power to the available traction.

*The ABS is a supplemental device for brake operation, not a device for shortening stopping distance. Always remember to reduce speed sufficiently before approaching curves.




2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650X ABS Features and Benefits

645cm3, V-Twin engine features broad torque delivery, signature V-Twin power pulses and sporty quick-revving high rpm range power surges for a full-range riding enjoyment.

Efficient engine designs deliver high mileage and class-leading riding range.

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.

Twin iridium spark plugs for each cylinder heighten the spark strength and combustion efficiency, contributing to increased power, a more linear throttle response, easier engine start-up and a more stable idle.

Suzuki-developed and patented Throttle-body Integrated Idle Speed Control (TI-ISC) contributes to easy cold starting, stable idle and lower emissions.

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. Improvements to the clutch have resulted in smoother shifting operation feel and reduced mechanical noise.


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.

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.

Antilock Brake System (ABS)* unit features a lightweight, compact design. The ABS monitors wheel speed, and matches stopping power to available traction.

Lightweight and rigid twin-spar aluminium-alloy frame and swingarm contribute to smooth handling performance and well-poised running at high-speeds.

The sporty, dynamic front fairing houses compact dual multi-reflector headlight delivering superb light distribution.


The seat height can be factory lowered with Suzuki factory suspension modifications performed by a dealer.

Comfortable riding position composed with a well-shaped seat, slim 20-liter fuel tank and compactly tucked-in frame covers make the rider feel at one with the machine.

Lightweight resin luggage carrier comes with a slip-resistant rubber mat and is one piece with well-shaped, easy-to-grasp grab bars.

Instruments with an analog tachometer and brightness-adjustable LCD speedometer. LCD readouts include odometer, dual trip meter, gear position, coolant and ambient temperature, average fuel consumption, fuel gauge and clock.

LED indicators include a road freeze warning indicator which, together with the ambient temperature display, helps riders’ awareness of road conditions.




2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650X ABS – USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ USD




2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650X ABS – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $9599 CDN

Type 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90degree V-Twin
Displacement 645 cm3 (39.4 cu. In)
Bore x Stroke 81.0 mm X 62.6 mm (3.189 in X 2.465 in)
Compression Ratio 11.2 : 1
Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
Overall Length 2290 mm (90.2 in)
Overall Width 835 mm (32.9 in)
Overall Height 1405 mm (55.4 in)
Wheelbase 1560 mm (61.4 in)
Ground Clearance 175 mm (6.9 in)
Seat Height 835mm (32.9 in)
Curb Mass 215 kg
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil Spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Disc, twin
Brakes Rear Disc
Tires Front 110/80R19 Tubeless
Tires Rear 150/70R17 Tubeless
Ignition Type Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
Fuel Tank 20.0 L (5.3 US gal)
Standard Warranty 12 Month unlimited mileage limited warranty


2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650X ABS – European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

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