11 Nov 2020: 2021 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT motorbike goes official: Details here
Japanese automaker Suzuki has finally launched the 2021 iteration of its V-Strom 650XT adventure tourer in Australia. It comes in grey, white and red colors.
As for the highlights, it has a sporty look and packs a semi-digital instrument console. It draws power from a 645cc, liquid-cooled, V-Twin engine.
Here are more details.
Design: 2021 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT: At a glance
The 2021 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT has an eye-catching design, featuring a sloping fuel tank with extensions, a stepped-up seat, an upswept exhaust, and a raised transparent windscreen.
The bike packs a semi-digital instrument console, an all-LED lighting setup, a plastic sump guard, and a smartphone charger.
It rides on spoked wheels wrapped in tubeless Bridgestone Battlax Adventure A40 tires.
Fact: Power and performance
The 2021 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT adventure tourer draws power from a 645cc, liquid-cooled, V-Twin engine that makes 70hp of maximum power at 8,800rpm and 62Nm of peak torque at 6,500rpm. The mill comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
Safety: What about safety and suspension setup?
To ensure the safety of the rider, the 2021 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with dual-channel ABS and switchable traction control for improved handling.
Meanwhile, the suspension duties on the adventure tourer are taken care of by telescopic forks on the front side and link-type forks on the rear end.
Fact: How much does it cost?
In Australia, the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT adventure tourer costs AUS $13,490 (roughly Rs. 7.29 lakh). It is expected to arrive in India in 2021 and is likely to carry a slight premium over the BS4 model which costs Rs. 7.45 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).