Suzuki Motorcycle India has launched in India the much-awaited adventurer tourer – V-Strom 650XT ABS in India. The all-terrain Suzuki V-Strom 650XT ABS motorcycle is available in two colour options – Champion Yellow Color No. 2 and Pearl Glacier White and is priced at INR 7,46,000 (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
The V-Strom 650XT ABS is equipped with four stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC with 645cm displacement, 90° V-twin engine mated with fuel-injection technology that churns out an improved performance. The lightweight Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) offers a controlled grip on the road and trustworthy braking performance in extreme conditions. The three-mode traction control system (2 Mode + OFF Mode), that ensures superior control over the engine which is effective in difficult road conditions helping prevent rear wheel spin further adds to the riding confidence as claimed by the company.
This motorcycle has multi-function instrument panel that incorporates the speedometer, odometer, fuel level, coolant temperature, gear position, battery voltage, traction-control modes. This bike comes with a 12V DC outlet as a standard feature, supporting rider to use satellite navigation systems and recharging mobile devices.
The V-Strom 650XT ABS comes equipped with Suzuki Easy Start System enabling to start the engine with only one-push of the starter button. It also has a windscreen with a three position adjustment for increased wind protection in any kind of weather. This bike has specially designed BATTLAX ADVENTURE A40 tyres with tubeless tyre applicable wire spoked wheels.
This bike takes its design inspiration from the desert racer DR-Z and DR-BIG. It comes with highly visible and stylish LED tail lights, and slim and easy to manoeuvre bodywork with a new slimmer tank for stress free long rides. It has large 20L fuel tank.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Satoshi Uchida, Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd. said, “We are delighted to offer the ultimate adventure-tourer Suzuki V-Strom 650XT ABS to Indian customers as a Completely Knocked Down (CKD) Unit, assembled in India. Off late, Motorcycles have evolved as an extension of its owner’s personality. Individuals are now ready to invest to get an experience they were longing for. With it’s all-round capabilities, V-Strom 650XT ABS is the apt motorcycle for adventure enthusiasts who want to be able to ride the same motorcycle for daily usage as well. As our third new product launch of this financial year, V-Strom 650XT ABS delivers on our promise of introducing well-engineered and technological advance premium offerings; emphasising our commitment to the Indian market.”