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– 2010 Suzuki V-Strom 1000
2010 Suzuki V-Strom 1000
With remarkable versatility, the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 offers exceptional sport-touring performance. It’s designed for you to make the most of every mile, whether you’re winding your way over a mountain pass or out for a long weekend sport-touring.
Presenting a bike so revolutionary it opened the door on an entirely new motorcycle category: Sport Enduro Tourer. City road, open road, it has the cornering clearance of a sportsbike, the cruising capability of a tourer.
A powerplant based on the proven TL1000, a textbook example of advance design that houses a pulsing 90° V-twin. A performance package rich in refinements, the aluminium twin-spar frame is lighter than steel frames. An upright seating position ensures optimum visibility, the 22-litre fuel tank gives you the riding range of a touring machine.
Engineered to have no limits, this all-rounder lets you live the adventure in your mind.
Suzuki’s V-Strom 1000, V-Strom 650 and V-Strom 650 ABS are the ultimate all-rounders, combining proven V-Twin performance with the practicality of a tourer.
The 2010 V-Strom range is now available, featuring bold new liveries and graphics for the popular models, among Suzuki’ss best-selling adventure tourers.
All three models combine trademark V-Twin grunt with the ‘go anywhere’ attitude and cruising capability of a tourer, fitted with an adjustable windscreen, upright riding position and large, 22-litre fuel tank.
With a 996cc, liquid-cooled, 90-degree V-Twin engine delivering strong power through its rev range, the 2010 model V-Strom 1000 has a striking new Black livery.
The ever-popular adventure tourer, the 654cc V-Strom 650 is now available in Black or Orange colour schemes, while the Anti-Lock Braking System-equipped V-Strom 650 ABS comes in Black or White.
996cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90-degree V-Twin engine provides strong and accessible power throughout the rpm range for exhilarating performance.
Advanced digital engine management system featuring Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV), delivers optimum combustion efficiency for linear response, fuel economy and superior low-end torque, along with low emissions.
Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) plated cylinder bores and lightweight forged pistons both provide maximum efficiency. Compact cylinder heads, short crankshaft and staggered transmission shafts for light compact design.
Auto fast idling system brings smooth starting operation.
Suzuki Pulsed-secondary AIR-injection (PAIR) system effectively keeps emissions low.
Broadly spread gear ratios yield both sparkling low-range acceleration and effortless high-speed cruising. Light clutch-lever for smooth gear shifts.
Carefully shaped 3-step manually adjustable windscreen with total 50mm of vertical movement range to suit a variety of riders.
Lightweight aluminium twin-spar frame and swingarm keep the dry weight to be at almost sportbike level.
Chassis dimensions including wheelbase confidently deliver high-speed stability while keeping sporty and sharp steering response.
Long-travel front and rear suspensions deliver a comfortable ride over a wide range of surface conditions. Well-damped suspension provides superb feedback for sporty riding.
Upright, relaxed riding position, well-padded seat and an aerodynamic fairing yield all-day-long comfort.
Large 22 litre fuel tank, combined with an overall low weight and high fuel efficiency, makes for a long riding range.
Dual floating front disc brakes and single rear disc brake provide strong stopping power.
Easy-to-read instrument cluster includes a dual trip meter, coolant temperature gauge, fuel gauge and LED indicator lamps.
Integral rear luggage carrier comes with a rubberized surface to facilitate transporting luggage; high-mounted mufflers leave fitting space for pannier cases.
Easily adjustable rear spring preload compensating for varying luggage or passenger loads.
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
Semi-gear driven valve system simplifies maintenance and minimizes cam sprocket size and engine height for optimum engine placement
Wide-ratio 6-speed transmission with 6th gear over-drive and wide-diameter hydraulic clutch for a light pull at the clutch lever
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 fork 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
Sport-styled front fairing for wind protection, plus large comfortable seat, engine guard, and hand guards – fairing includes large multi-reflector 60/55W headlights
Standard hand guards designed for maximum wind protection
2010 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 – USA Specifications
MSRP: $TBA USD
2010 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 – Canada Specifications
MSRP: $12,299 CDN
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
Brakes Front Disc brake, twin
Brakes Rear Disc brake
Colour Black, Red
Curb Weight 238 kg (525 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 910 mm (35.8 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)
Warranty 12 Month unlimited mileage limited warranty
2010 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 – Australia Specifications
MSRP: $TBA AU
996cc, 2 cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90 degree V-twin
6-speed constant mesh
Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Disc brake, twin
2 year unlimited kilometre