Tuesday, November 29, 2011

2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Review

2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Key Features
2012 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Features and Benefits
Engine Features
996cc Liquid-cooled, Suzuki fuel-injected, 90-degree V-twin engine with four valves per cyclinder, dual-overhead cams and oil provides exceptional low-end and mid-range torgue for exhilarating performance.

Advanced digital engine management system featureing Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV), delivers optimum combustion efficiency for linear response, fuel economy and superior low-end torque along with low emissions.

Semi-gear driven valve system simplifies maintenance and minimizes cam sprocket size and engine height for optimum engine placement.

Lightweight shim-under-bucket valve system operates 36mm intake and 33mm exhaust valves, with valve timing designed to enhance low-RPM power.

High-mounted stainless steel exhaust system with aluminum mufflers are tuned to enhance engine torque. Transmission Features
Chassis Features

Lightweight, compact and rigid aluminum twin-spar frame and swingarm provide agile handling.

Rugged seat cover material enhances comfort and durability.

Lightweight cast aluminum wheels with DualSport-style tires for optimum traction.

Large 5.8 gallon fuel tank for long-range operation.