Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT gets a new Glass Sparkle Black colour option in the US

30/08/2019 - 18:51 | ,   | Suvil Susvirkar

The 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT gets a new colour option in the US market. The middleweight adventure tourer is available in a new Glass Sparkle Black colour at a Base MSRP of USD 9,299. The motorcycle also features gold rims that add a nice contrast to the visuals. The new option may also debut in the Indian market in the future. The India-bound 2020 model will arrive with BS-VI emission norm compliance.

Suzuki V Strom 650 Xt Glass Sparkle Black
The Indian-spec Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT may get the Glass Sparkle Black colour option post the BS-VI upgrade.

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The changes are limited to the updated paint. The engine specifications continue to include a 645 cc 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC 90˚, V-twin motor with a fuel injection system that employs a six-speed constant-mesh gearbox. Hardware specifications, too, remain unaltered. Thus, braking department comprises twin discs at the front with two-piston Tokico callipers, while the rear uses a single disc with a Nissin-sourced single-piston calliper.

Shock absorption task is performed by conventional telescopic forks at the front and a monoshock suspension at the back. The adventure tourer rides on tubeless tyre compatible wire-spoke wheels that come wrapped in 110/80R19 front and 150/70R17 rear rubber.

Check out the complete technical specifications (US-spec mode) in the table below:

ModelSuzuki V-Strom 650 XT
Engine and Performance
Engine645cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC 90˚, V-twin
Bore x Stroke81.0 mm x 62.6 mm
Compression Ratio11.2:1
Fuel SystemFuel injection, SDTV-equipped
Transmission6-speed constant mesh
ClutchWet, multi-plate type
Final DriveChain, RK525SMOZ8, 118 links
Length x Width x Height2,275 mm x 910 mm x 1,405 mm
Wheelbase1,560 mm
Ground Clearance170 mm
Seat Height835 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity20-litres
Kerb Weight216 kg
Suspension, Brakes and Tyres
Front SuspensionTelescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear SuspensionLink-type, single shock, coil spring, oil damped
Front BrakeTokico, 2-piston callipers, twin disc
Rear BrakeNissin, 1-piston, single disc
Front Tyre110/80R19 M/C (59V), tubeless
Rear Tyre150/70R17 M/C (69V), tubeless

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The current Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT is available in two colour options - Champion Yellow and Pearl Glacier White - in the Indian market.

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Meanwhile, Suzuki Motorcycle India expanded its product portfolio with the launch of the new quarter-litre Gixxer and Gixxer SF along with the facelift of the 155 cc range. The Gixxer SF 250 and the Gixxer SF also received MotoGP editions in our market. The company will reportedly introduce the Intruder 250 at Auto Expo 2020.

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