Suzuki unveils 2012 V-Strom 650 ABS Sport Rider

13 Июн 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Suzuki unveils 2012 V-Strom 650 ABS Sport Rider отключены
Suzuki AN 650 ABS


After a somewhat teaser ad campaign that was self-sabotaged when Suzuki accidentally published photos on its last week, Suzuki has pulled the wraps off its new 2012 650 ABS featuring numerous upgrades around more comfort and low-end and midrange performance. The 650 has been in American Suzuki’s since 2004, and despite exposure or fanfare has done well, even outlasting its stablemate V-Strom 1000. But only minor updates its introduction, Suzuki decided to up the “Wee Strom” to better to its core audience.

And that audience isn’t the disappointed that were some sort of competitor to the introduced Triumph Tiger 800 or BMW consists of. While it might given Suzuki some cred to come out with a adventure-tour off-road-capable competitor to aforementioned models, the V-Strom 650 has this long on being an economical and versatile commuter-cum-touring at an equally inexpensive price. So spent some RD; time the V-Strom 650’s attributes.

The V-Strom 650’s 649cc engine has always been for its user-friendly characteristics, and Suzuki about adding to that by improving its low-end and midrange The basic engine architecture the same, but various detail boost lower-rpm breathing and internal friction.

Intake timing has been made aggressive, with new pistons and reducing compression ratio from 11.5:1 to 11.2:1, and valve springs replacing the dual springs helping to mechanical friction losses. A crankshaft smoothes out power and get it to the ground, while finer injectors improve combustion.

Suzuki AN 650 ABS

There were no claimed figures, but dyno graphs a claimed increase in torque the powerband, including a significant in power up top. Suzuki is claiming a 10 percent increase in efficiency, allowing it to redesign and the V-Strom’s fuel tank 5.8 gallons to 5.3 gallons while the same fuel range.

Long-range comfort was the V-Strom’s strong point, and Suzuki sure to keep that intact with numerous The windscreen has been redesigned wind tunnel testing, the upper edge pulled 30mm, and is now adjustable through positions. The seat has been reshaped, with a narrower accomplished by reshaping the fuel to allow easier reach to the with a 15mm taller for slightly more legroom taller and 20mm lower seats are also available).

Other refinements include styling changes, a new ABS as standard that is more than 50 lighter than the previous (now 1.5 pounds), liquid-cooled oil preload adjustability on the front and remote preload adjustability on the shock. Claimed wet weight tank, ready to ride) is 472 an 18-pound decrease from the generation. MSRP has not been set and the bike will be delivered to in mid-November.

Suzuki AN 650 ABS
Suzuki AN 650 ABS
Suzuki AN 650 ABS
Suzuki AN 650 ABS
Suzuki AN 650 ABS

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