Motorcycle Types Adventure / Dual-Sport 2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 | Quick Look

2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 | Quick Look

2012 Suzuki Adventure Motorcycle

An adventure bike secure on terrain ranging from high-quality dirt roads to pavement in any condition, the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is a formidable touring presence.

A DOHCV-twin displacing 996cc run through a six-speed transmission ensures that there is more than enough power for any sort of challenge, and that a passenger can be easily accommodated.

The use of such weight-saving tricks as magnesium valve and ignition covers,curb weight is set at 525 pounds. A nearly six-gallon tank gives the rider plenty of route flexibility.

A pannier-equipped Adventure version is also available.

2012 Suzuki V-Strom Quick Stats:

  • BORE x STROKE: 98mm x 66mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 11.3:1
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • SEAT HEIGHT: 33.1 inches
  • SUPENSION TVL. f/r: 6.3″/6.3″
  • PRICE: $10,399

For a preview of the 2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000, including full specs, click here.

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Don Williams
Don Williams
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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