Spied! 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 — Motorcyclist Magazine Up To Speed — Page 1

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Suzuki B-King Final Prototype

Spied! 2014 Suzuki 1000

Earlier this we showed you photos of a V-Strom “concept bike” Suzuki at the Intermot Expo in Cologne, Powered by the same 996cc, 90-degree V-twin as the original released in 2002, this new featured a beefed-up twin-spar frame with an exposed, subframe and more aggressive, bodywork in keeping with the adventure-bike trends defined by models like the BMW R1200GS and Multistrada.

What is presumed to be the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 final testing in the Alps. The V-twin is related to the previous else is all-new.

Now a prototype has been photographed what appears to be final testing in the German Alps, and it in every way identical to the concept that was displayed at Intermot fall. Looking closely, we can see more details that shape to what will certainly be a new model released to the later this year.

The subframe is quite long, room for spacious passenger and what appears to be a cast-aluminum rail/luggage rack combination. mounts are clearly visible in the along with what to be a trunk base, so expect luggage to be an available option. A fuel tank arcs a single, centrally located and terminates in the aforementioned central which looks to incorporate venting.

A stacked headlamp is topped what looks like a adjustable, multi-position windscreen. guards and a skidplate were on the concept but not seen on the prototype, these might be options.

profile view clearly the tubular-steel subframe with luggage racks and long-travel that should provide a ride on-road or off.

Suzuki B-King Final Prototype

The prototype sits taller the previous DL1000, suggesting suspension, and the componentry looks with an inverted fork—complete compression and rebound adjusters—and a rear monoshock attached to a traction-enhancing box-section aluminum Cast ten-spoke wheels to be 19-inch front/17-inch rear—again, in line with class fit a good selection of intermediate-pattern ADV The front brakes are radial-mount four-piston calipers and ABS ring is clearly visible on the right

Chain final drive and appears to be a conventional, cable-actuated should keep the cost for the category, though perhaps at the of some more sophisticated features like cruise Still, Suzuki has offered power modes on its GSX-R for some time now, so it be unusual to find those And what better product a premium ADV bike to debut a system or other similar assists, which Suzuki offered on a production bike yet to

Given the very high of refinement visible in these it’s almost certain new model will be released in the third or fourth quarter of to be sold as a 2014 model. And the current popularity of ADV bikes, in America, it’s very this new V-Strom will be stateside from the start. We wait for another affordably Japanese-made option alongside ’s Super Ténéré to round out is an already a very exciting and adventure bike class.

This is the DL1000 “concept” to the public at Intermot last Look closely–it’s essentially to the rolling prototype pictured

Suzuki B-King Final Prototype
Suzuki B-King Final Prototype
Suzuki B-King Final Prototype
Suzuki B-King Final Prototype

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