2015 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Review

Review by Robert Rath

All-new last year, the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 packs a 99-hp/76 lb-ft, 1,037 V-twin in a 228 kg soft-road ready adventure bike. Available in ABS and non-ABS models, the V-Strom includes multi-stage traction control and a host of touring features including a DC power outlet and three-position adjustable windscreen.

Key Specs
Engine: 1,037cc, 90-degree v-twin
Horsepower: 99 hp @ 8,000 rpm (unofficial)
Torque: 76 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm (unofficial)
Curb weight (wet): 228 kg
Seat height: 850 mm
Height: 1,410 mm
Length: 2,285 mm
Wheelbase: 1,555 mm
Width: 865 mm
Tires front/rear: 110/80 R19, 150/70 R17
Fuel Capacity: 20L
Suspension: Upside-down 43 mm fork – fully adjustable front, rear monoshock, rebound and preload adjustable.

Review by Robert Rath All-new last year, the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 packs a 99-hp/76 lb-ft, 1,037 V-twin in a 228 kg soft-road ready... 7/21/2015 8:30:18 AM