The previous V-Strom 1000 adventure now has been introduced with loads of updates and transformation with the name V-Strom 1000 and 1000 XT. The newly updated motorcycle speaks about the modernization of the age and machine. The prices are kept competitive as the company has revealed the beast, looking at the response received after the launch of V-Strom 1000 adventure.
It’s the age of adventure touring motorcycles that are built with the powerful powertrain. Coming on to the power plant, the vehicle is powered by 1037 CC, DOHC, V-twin engine, which is mated with the 6-speed transmission system. The power is distributed through RK 525 chain drive. The 1037 CC engines run smooth due to Suzuki-made EFI system as well as the reworked exhaust is lighter with dual catalyzers.
The 2018 V-Strom is equipped with a fully adjustable fork for the front suspension and at the rear it has spring-preload, linkage assisted adjustable shock. Its front tire size is 110/80×19 in size and the rear is 150/70×17 in size, which are made by Bridgestone. To deliver a perfect control, the front brake comprises of twin discs with radial mounted calipers and at the rear, a normal disc is fitted. The ABS system comes as a standard feature. The difference between the two variants is very low as 1000 gets normal aluminum wheels and XT 1000 gets dual ridge tubeless rims.
Focusing on the dimensions and capacities of touring motorcycle below are the details.
• Wheelbase: 61.2 Inches
• Rake: 25.3 Degrees
• Trail: 4.3 Inches
• Ground clearance: 6.5 Inches
• Seat height: 33.5 Inches
• Curb weight: 514 Pounds
• Fuel tank capacity: 20 Liters
However, being an adventure touring motorcycle, the vehicle is neatly painted in three elegant colors—Pearl Glacier White, Pearl Marble Black, and Champion Yellow No. 2. In this case, Pearl Glacier White is limited for V-Strom 1000 and other two are limited for V-Strom XT model.
The price of the 2018 Suzuki V-Strom for 1000 is $12,699 and for the XT its goes around $12,999. Suzuki played smartly in terms of developing a new vehicle for 2018; it renovated its V-Strom and got settled for adventure-touring bikes.