SUZUKI’S adventurous spirit is set to be unleashed on Australian roads with the release of the 2016 V-Strom 1000, powered by a ferocious 1037cc engine that sets alight the dark side of any rider’s desire for the open road.
Ready to take on anything, the V-Strom 1000 is primed for all surfaces, with a sleek design and incredible handling capabilities. Powered by a 90-degree V-Twin engine featuring Suzuki’s Dual Throttle Valve fuel injection, delivering the crisp throttle response needed when the roads get technical, plus the smooth top-end power needed for effortless highway roaming.
The bike’s advanced chassis uses an aluminum twin-spar frame, with fully adjustable 43mm inverted forks up front and a single-shock rear suspension that features rebound damping adjustability, plus a remote spring pre-load adjuster make the Strom one of the most adaptable bikes on Australian roads.
Riders stay informed using an info-rich instrument cluster that includes an analogue tachometer and a brightness-adjustable LCD speedometer. LCD readouts include an odometer, dual trip meters, gear position, coolant and ambient temperatures, voltage, riding range, average and instantaneous fuel consumption, traction control mode, fuel gauge, and a clock.
The 2016 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is available for a ride away price of $16,990 and is backed by Suzuki’s two-year, unlimited kilometer warranty.