This video visit in conjunction with the test drive impressions article of V-Strom650XT ABS from BikeBros Magazines.
Test drive impressions review.
New for V-Strom650XT ABS
Beak-like new cowl
Adopt wire spoke wheel
Since debut of Suzuki V Strom 650XT ABS photos 2014, received the first full model change, the derived model of V Strom 650ABS that hone in more comfort and sportiness is “XT”.
The difference between STD model is two points. One is shaped around the front, front cowl of sharp lines reminiscent of the beak of the bird is newly equipped to XT. This is the design of the Suzuki tradition reminiscent of the once DR750S who played in the 1980s. Another, that the tubeless type wire spoke wheels are adopted. Wire spoke is the type employed in off-road vehicles, excellent off-road in the rough road, there is an advantage to both the nimble handling and supple ride. Incidentally, the tire radial type the STD model and the same size, the front 110 / 80R19, rear 150 / 70R17 is employed, respectively.
The common with STD model for Suzuki V Strom 650XT ABS photos engine and body. Reduce mechanical noise with the newly developed engine due to a change of cam profile, to increase the torque in the low mid-speed range. By reviewing the ECU programs and intake and exhaust systems to improve combustion efficiency, fuel consumption is also improved by 10%.
Frame is composed of high rigidity twin spar type in aluminum casting and extrusion materials, underbody is equipped with front to 43mm upright fork, the rear to link type mono shock, a wide range of road conditions. Brake has been adopted electronically controlled ABS unit of lightweight, compact two-wheel-only design. The difference between the domestic and export specifications, exhaust pipe portion of the front engine is covered with resin cover for noise control, such that the second reduction ratio are different. Otherwise it is substantially the same specifications…
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