Good news for those who are waiting for the 2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000, the model will have additional changes on its features concerning rider-assist. This feature has been in the scene since the models V-Strom 1000 undergone a redesign three years ago. Another new offering for the year 20178 would be the V-Strom 1000XT which is partially dedicated to off-road riders who love to see more spoked wheels as well as tapered handlebars with larger diameters. These new models are available to be purchased at Suzuki bike dealers in your area.
It was in 2002 when Suzuki started to manufacture their big V-Strom 1000 which is a model designed as an adventure motorcycle. These are also known as the dual-sport bikes. These huge adventure motorcycles are perfect when it comes to double-duty as well as when riding in long distances. These are recommended for off the road explorations.
The two version of the V-Strom 1000 have the same indications that the surface used for primary and preferred is hardtop. The front wheel is 19 inches while the rear wheel is 17 inches. The tires are also Bridgestone radial which are ideal for rides on the highway and best even for extreme conditions when travelling off the road.
The big difference between the two models is their wheels and the handlebars. The XT features wire wheels and the handlebar is fatter as well as better tapered. While both of them are recommended for off the road explorations, the 1000 is better in strength while the 1000XT was modelled for its control.
They both have V-Twin engine with a capacity of 1,037 cc and liquid cooled. Both models give off a power of 92 horsepower at 69 ft-lb while the torque is steady at 3,100 rpm. With these numbers, you will be able to use enough power as well as a low-end grunt that is music to the motorcycle enthusiasts’ ears. These models can be bought at Suzuki bike dealers with almost the same price range. The V-Strom 1000 retails at $13,000 while the V-Strom 1000XT is sold at a starting price of $13,300.