Review: 2012 Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure

Motorcycle USA has released their review of the 2012 Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure.

They report a significant facelift with a slimmer front end and more compact look.

Here are a few of the highlights:

  • Overall Styling Improvements
  • New Windscreen
  • Improved Oil Cooler
  • Redesigned Instrument Console With Gear Position Indicator
  • Better Heat Channeling
  • Switch to Gladius engine (from SV650 Twin)
  • Same 81mm bore and 62.6mm stroke
  • New Pistons, Cylinders, Valve Springs and Cams
  • More Torque On Low End, Extra Oomph On Top
  • Much Improved Suspension
  • 45-50 MPG
  • Smaller, 5.3 Gallon Tank

The standard V-Strom 650 ABS is available in Metallic Fox Orange for $8299.

The Adventure version retails for $9799, available only in black.

Link to full review after the video…


Full Review

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