2008 Suzuki SV650 motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Suzuki SV 650



For those who what they are looking for in a V-twin machine, Suzuki the light and agile SV650, a willing-and-able to offer great performance. And that’s what the SV650 delivers in spades. The SV650 offers its own unique and performance.

Compared to the SV650S, it has a profile, featuring a single headlight, tubular handlebars and a upright riding position.

In 1999 Suzuki presented first entry-level priced motorcycle. For the retail price of that you would of pay on it, the Suzuki as it was named, offered great and sufficient power through the rpm The bike entered the scene as the of strong development concerning chassis and engine coming the TL1000S.

It established a great between light weight, chassis, strong handling, and a V-twin producing strong mid torque, so it addressed to beginners or riders who needed a fast and mean of transportation.

North first saw the … SV650 in two red and blue. It quickly became a success and sold like no

The new millennium caught the Suzuki basically unchanged, but Suzuki care to black-coat the wheels and to add a new paintjob to match with These details further customers and took care of the numbers.

In 2003, the Suzuki lined up with the SV1000, the bigger brother and successor of the and was introduced as a new, totally … bike. It featured a new frame, similar to the one found on the and the engine delivered the same even though the carburetors replaced by an electronic fuel system implementing Suzuki Throttle Valve system and Auto Fast Idle (AFIS).

Also new, was the instrument with the central rev counter, the with liquid crystals for mileages, engine temperature, and the indicator of reserve.

The bike’s new appearance really made it out but no matter what Suzuki had in every model would to remind of the old one and to be similar to the bigger

In 2004 the SV650’s passengers enjoy the bike’s increase in given by the lowered subframe. It featured a more compact fender and, like of the ’04 Suzukis, the SV650 only the classic Suzuki logo on the fuel tank. options were Blue, or Yellow.

The 2005 SV650 a couple of minor changes. equipped with a meter that was color matched the body parts and having its part composed of a smoke-cleared it made a new cockpit area. the front brake cylinder got a new style.

The radiator was redesigned and it was now narrower than on earlier

Some color changes also present as the main swingarm and the wheels were from Silver to Black for a image.

2007 brought the model with available ABS and spark plugs for reduced


Honda has chosen the day of the 2007 Paris Motorcycle to unveil the Hornet-derived 2008 The bike is brand new even it stays fairly close to the model launched in 2004. knew it had to keep the soul in a previous generation CBR600RR which is now lighter, smaller, and for stronger low and mid-range.

Featuring a taken to another level, the CBF600 offers a more riding position and it is more suitable in the fight against the

The 2008 Yamaha FZ6 offers and performance through a controlled-fill frame, high-tech half and an undertail exhaust, just to a few. Its super-light and compact YZF-R6S engine is tuned for mid-range performance as well as revvability, so this multipurpose, do-anything middleweight is more happy to take you at work, for a sport ride or on a weekend

New for 2008 is the Kawasaki Versys, a defined through big comfort, travel suspension, and innovative This makes it one versatile, street-savvy motorcycle.

The new 2008 Versys is a machine which a hard to define sweet in the motorcycling universe. Is it a practical Long-legged urban assault Sportbike? Light Tourer?

I bet it is quite the opponent for the Suzuki


When redesigning the Suzuki tried to keep the that make the bike out as being an SV but it also tried to the evolution of its bigger brother, the Did they make it? Just a look at the bike!

The bike out featuring a sharper look, is what Suzuki aimed at, and the appearance was given by the …

What makes it look so is the black paint applied the frame, swingarm, and wheels but a distinctive look is given by the with tinted shield a sportier appearance.

Colors for 2008 are Blue and Gray. are specially elected for the quality of those sharp lines out.

Test Drive

introduced the 2008 SV650 as the offering the best balance performance and handling, so this wonder addresses to both and experienced riders alike. It is user-friendly to make a good ride but it can also change its and became the machine that a rider’s talent and experience.

The Suzuki SV650 accommodated me in a upright riding position on the SF model and this allowed for a feel of the bike. This is an advantage for smaller-stature riders who to manage maneuvering it at slow

Weighing only 370 lbs, the is extremely light so that same beginner should be to balance the machine without any of falling over.

Other that determine the riding are the handgrips which are within and both clutch and brake don’t require a lot of strength to be and this also makes for a beginners bike. What it very cool is the fact the brake lever position is so it can be brought in closer to the grip for with shorter fingers. wasn’t my case so I left the as it was.

I appreciate the riding because it is completed by the footpegs given to the fact they are below you, provide a riding position and can be easily for the more stable ground them (at slow speeds, of

Being user-friendly and confidence-providing, the SV650 turns easily and well at slow speeds, but you really twist its throttle, the V-twin shows you how things can more than exciting on the new

Acceleration is more than and still manages not to provide any but it can also be quite a torque unit when needed. is due to the bike’s V-twin engine does its job spotless and given to its specifications it revs high and provides great amounts of The cool thing is that the can establish the rhythm wanted any a racy-character involved.

Gearing is very forgiving, to the amounts of torque produced by the V-twin, and this makes it for beginners but once they’ve used to it, changing gears be a children’s play.

The SV650 have been the same the four-… 90-degree V-twin which meanwhile became injected, and provides smooth over its wide powerband so an rider could easily put qualities at work in collaboration the six-speed transmission that does its job and shifts smoothly, as

The braking system implements hydraulic discs up front and a rear disc. Both perform exactly as they and provide excellent stopping anytime needed.

I’ve some time on the Yamaha FZ6 and I have to say that although it far better and features a four-cylinder developing more peak it just can’t behave as as the SV. The subject of this review, to its torque V-twin, features low-end pull but still to reach a 11.000rpm redline. It is enough for me, but at certain levels, the would ask for a gear change.

wasn’t the case with the


What is truly about this model is the that its manufacturer took not to increase its price with not a dollar. You may remember that on this review I said the bike was initially offered for an of $5,999. Well, the price is the same.

Evolution doesn’t come a price at Suzuki, but it is a fact won’t cost you anything.

With the 2008 Suzuki middleweight … bikes never be the same again. will be a step forward. By great performance only by handling and comfort, the new Suzi the standards and promises to be your for miles and miles in or out of town.

It is great!


Engine and

Chassis and Dimensions

Suspension Telescopic, coil spring, oil fully adjustable preload

Rear: Link-type, 7-way spring preload

Brakes Dual hydraulic disc

Rear: Single hydraulic

Tires Front: 120/60-ZR17


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