Your companion of adventures
The 2008 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 (DL1000) is designed for motorcyclists with a spirit of freedom and adventure, beyond the limitations of conventional motorcycles. Powered by a sophisticated two-cylinder V-engine and equipped with long-distance comfort in mind, it is both compact and lightweight for sporting performance. The perfect companion for an adventurous life.
Two-cylinder engine in V to 90º of 996 cc DOHC and liquid cooling that offers a powerful and dominable power throughout the range of revolutions, to achieve impressive performance.
Advanced digital engine management system with the Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) system, which guarantees a high torque at low speed, smooth response, fuel economy and low emissions.
Cylinders treated internally with the SCEM system (Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material) for greater durability, lighter weight and better heat transfer.
Cylinder heads, short crankshaft and superposed transmission shafts for a lighter and more compact configuration.
AFIS system (Auto Fast Idling System) that facilitates the start of the engine in any situation and system PAIR (Pulsed-secondary AIR-injection) that, together with the catalyst, keeps emissions at minimum levels.
Open ratio gearbox that allows brilliant acceleration and high cruising speed effortlessly for the engine.
Chassis double beam and swingarm made of aluminum alloy that allow great maneuverability and a balanced rigidity.
Long-distance front and rear suspensions that offer a comfortable ride regardless of terrain conditions. The studied cushioning offers a magnificent response in sports piloting.
Comfortable upright steering position, soft seat and aerodynamic fairing for comfort at all times.
Double floating front disc and simple rear disc that offer powerful braking.
Instrument panel that includes analog speedometer and tachometer, odometers with double part, coolant temperature gauges, fuel level and different LED type warning lights.
2008 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Specifications
Matt Gray / Black Pearl Nebula (BPK)
Black Pearl Nebula / Metallic Silver Mistic (EGR)
Engine type: 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 2 cylinders, 90º V-Twin
Engine displacement: 996 cm3 (60.8 cu. in)
Bore x Stroke: 98.0 mm x 66.0 mm
Compression ratio: 11.3: 1
Power: 98 CV
Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh
Ignition type: Electronic ignition (transistorized)
Overal length: 2295 mm (90.4 in)
Overal width: 910 mm (35.8 in)
Overal height: 1395 mm (54.9 in)
Wheelbase: 1535 mm (60.4 in)
Ground clearance: 165 mm (6.5 in)
Seat height: 840 mm (33.1 in)
Suspension front: Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension rear: Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brake front: Disc, twin
Brake rear: Disc
Tire front: 110/80R19M/C 59H, tubeless
Tire rear: 150/70R17M/C 69H, tubeless
Fuel tank: 22.0 L (5.8 US gal)
Curb mass: 236 kg (520 lbs)
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