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– 2010 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS (DL650A)
2010 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS (DL650A)
If you’re looking for adventure, here’s the machine to help you find it – the V-Strom 650. It combines the versatile performance of the V-Strom 1000 with exciting middleweight agility. Now available with the added safety and piece of mind of Suzuki’s Antilock Braking System (ABS)
With its height-adjustable aerodynamic windshield and spacious riding position, the V-Strom 650 is designed for smooth, comfortable performance on the highway. In addition, it has an extra-large fuel tank for extended riding. It’s equally at home around town, thanks to its low seat height, light weight and overall crisp handling. And the V-Strom’s V-twin engine adds excitement to every ride, offering a wide powerband and strong acceleration in every gear.
What really sets the V-Strom apart from other street bikes, of course, is its unmatched versatility. Its lightweight, agile handling inspires confidence, while its smooth suspension front and rear performs exceptionally well in almost any situation.
It’s time to get in on the adventure – with the Suzuki V-Strom 650.
Total consideration has been given to the rider in the creation of this versatile, ‘go anywhere’ Sport Enduro Tourer. From its relaxed riding position to its wind-deflecting adjustable windscreen. From its long travel suspension with easy access hydraulic rear spring preload to the long range 22-litre fuel tank. The proven V-twin powerplant with SDTV fuel injection delivers smooth throttle response and class-leading torque across a broad rpm range.
Available in Black or White with ABS (Antilock Braking System), The V-Strom 650 ABS ensures ultimate traction on any road. You also have the added assurity of brakes that monitor input and wheel speed, while matching stopping power to available traction.
If you want a machine with the versatility to let you ride through city streets, over outback roads and through snaking mountain passes, the V-Strom 650 ABS is for you.
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.
645cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valve per cylinder, 90-degree V-Twin engine with advanced features including narrow valve angles allowing a compact, efficient combustion chamber and big valves, and lightweight shot-peened connecting rods. Precisely tuned camshaft, airbox and crankshaft inertia specifications deliver smooth throttle response and abundant torque across a broad rpm range.
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 Pulsed-secondary AIR-injection (PAIR) system effectively keeps emissions low.
Low and long seat blends into the fuel tank for easy transferring rider’s weight forward or backward to suit riding conditions. 820mm height seat, compact side covers and large 22 litre fuel tank are shaped narrow at the rider’s thighs. All tailored for relaxed and comfortable riding position.
Carefully shaped 3-step manually adjustable windscreen with total 50mm of vertical movement range to suit variety of riders.
Twin-spar aluminium-alloy frame and swingarm provide smooth handling with balanced rigidity.
34mm-stanchion-tubes front forks are spring preload adjustable. Rear shock absorber has easy-to-operate hydraulic spring preload adjustment and rebound damping adjustment.
19-inch front and 17-inch rear radial tyres on the cast alloy wheels have tread pattern and carcass construction specifically designed for the V-Strom series.
Dual 310mm front disc brakes with dual-piston calipers and 260mm rear disc brake with single piston caliper, both deliver strong stopping power.
Dual multi-reflector 60W/55W halogen headlights shine your way. Taillight features two combination bulbs, and compact and lightweight turn signals feature a unique hexagon shape.
Compact instrument cluster includes analogue speedometer and tachometer, digital LCD odometer, dual trip meters, temperature and fuel gauges, and LED indicator lamps.
Standard with Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) for optimum braking performance. ABS (Antilock Braking System) monitors brake lever input and wheel speed and matches stopping power to available traction.
Features and Benefits
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
High-efficiency liquid cooling system for optimum engine operating temperature – includes compact oil cooler
High-mounted stainless steel exhaust system with aluminum muffler tuned to enhance engine torque and low-to-midrange performance
Lightweight shim-under-bucket valve system operates 31mm intake and 25.5mm exhaust valves, plus valve timing with emphasis on low-rpm power
PAIR – air injection system reduces CO and HC emissions – California model equipped with catalyst in exhaust to further reduce emissions
Plastic outer clutch cover and engine sprocket cover for reduced weight and noise
SCEM (Suzuki Composite Electro-chemical Material) plated cylinders minimize cylinder size and improve heat dissipation
Smooth shifting 6-speed transmission with cable operated clutch – final drive ratio lowered from SV650 for improved low rpm performance
SV650-based 645cc 90-degree V-twin, DOHC 8-valve, liquid-cooled engine with dual-spark plug heads for improved combustion and reduced emissions
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
Compact step-motor speedometer and tachometer with LED illumination, plus LCD display for twin tripmeters, odometer temperature gauge, fuel gauge and digital clock
Dual front disc brakes with large 310mm rotors and twin-piston calipers, plus single-disc rear brake with 260mm rotor and single-piston caliper
Height-adjustable windshield for maximum wind protection and comfort – can be manually 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
Link-type rear suspension features a single shock absorber with adjustable rebound damping and a knob-operated hydraulic preload adjuster for easy adjustment
Preload-adjustable 43mm front fork for a comfortable ride under all riding conditions
Slim and compact front fairing for maximum wind protection, plus large comfortable seat – fairing includes large multi-reflector 60/55W headlights
2010 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS (DL650A) – USA Specifications
MSRP: $TBA USD
2010 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS (DL650A) – Canada Specifications
MSRP: $9,699 CDN
Brakes Front Disc brake, twin
Brakes Rear Disc brake
Colour Black, White, Orange
Curb Weight 220 kg (485 lbs)
Final Drive Chain
Fuel Tank Capacity 22 L (5.8/4.8 US/Imp gal)
Ground Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
Overall Length 2290 mm (90.2 in)
Overall Width 840 mm (33.1 in)
Seat Height 820 mm (32.3 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 1555 mm (61.2 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
2010 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS (DL650A) – Australia Specifications
MSRP: $TBA AU
645cc, 4-stroke, 90 degrees V-twin, 8-valve DOHC, liquid-cooled
Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Link type, hydraulic preload/rebound adjustable
Disc brake, twin
Black or White
2 year unlimited kilometre