Suzuki V-Strom 650XT is imported to India as CKD unit, and then assembled locally.
Suzuki V-Strom 650 middleweight adventure tourer has finally arrived in the Indian market. The Japanese two-wheeler maker has launched the exclusive Suzuki V-Strom 650XT ABS variant priced at Rs 7.46 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Promoted with a phrase ‘do it all’, the adventure tourer has been designed to solve daily commuting, long-drive and off-roading purposes. Read – Suzuki Burgman Street Scooter – Price & Details
Previewed at the 2018 Auto Expo, the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT is being imported via CKD (Completely Knocked Down) route from Japan, and then assembled from kits locally at the bikemaker’s plant. Just so you know, the company is already assembling the Hayabusa in the country. Similar to the global model, the India-spec version will be made available in two-variants – V-Strom 650 and V-Strom 650 XT.
Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Picture Gallery
Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT Price in India
With an aim to make it an affordable offering, Suzuki brings in the V Strom 650 from Japan as CKD unit and assembled it locally. Available in a single variant, the bike comes with a price tag of Rs 7.46 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). At this price, it takes head-to-head against the Kawasaki Versys 650 and the upcoming SWM Superdual T and Benelli TRK 502. Read: Suzuki Intruder 150 – All You Need To Know
Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT Specifications
Power for the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT comes from a 645cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke engine boosted with fuel injection technology. This 90-degree V-twin motor pushes out a peak power of 70bhp at 8,800rpm against peak torque of 66Nm at 6,500rpm. Transmitting power to the wheels is a 6-speed gearbox with a final chain drive. It will deliver a claimed mileage of 24.3kmpl.
SUZUKI V-STROM 650XT Colours
Suzuki’s new adventure tourer is made available in two shades – Pearl Glacier White and Champion Yellow Colour No.2.
Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Design & Features
Suzuki’s globally popular middleweight adventure tourer, the Suzuki V-Strom 650XT carries aggressive and bold stance. It features the cast aluminium wheels with dual-purpose Bridgestone Battlx Adventure A40 tubeless tyres. The front and rear tyres’ size stand at 110/80 R19 and 150/70 R17 respectively. The adventure tourer carries a kerb weight of 213kg and offers a saddle height of 835mm. It has a fuel take capacity of 20-litre.
Features such as plastic protection for the engine cases and front header pipe and plastic handguards are exclusively offered on the 650XT model. The bike gets Suzuki’s Easy Start System along with a digital analog instrument cluster, a 3-stage traction control system, Suzuki easy start system, a low-rpm assist, two riding modes, navigation system, a 12V DC socket and height adjustable windscreen. Read – 2017 Suzuki GSX-R150 Goes Into Production
Suzuki is also offering a range of touring accessories on the bike including a top box and hard-plastic pannier with saddle stay. Safety features such as anti-lock braking system (ABS) and traction control are standard on the bike. For suspension purpose, the bike gets telescopic forks and a rebound adjustable monoshock with a remote preload adjuster at the front and rear axles respectively. It gets twin disc brakes at the front and a single rotor at the rear.
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