The Adventure in your Mind
The 2011 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 (DL1000) is dedicated to the spirit of freedom and adventure, built with a bold vision to move ahead, beyond the constraints o two-wheeled convention. Powered by a sophisticated V-Twin engine, the V-Strom 1000 is sized and fully equipped for touring comfort, yet is also compact and light enough for a sporty handling performance. It’s the perfect partner in a life of big adventure.
996cm3, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90-degree V-Twin engine provides strong and accessible power throughout the rpm range for exhilarating performance.
Cylinder heads, short crankshaft and staggered transmission shafts with light and compact design.
Long-travel front and rear suspension delivers comfortable ride over a wide range of surface conditions. Well-damped suspension provides superb feedback for sporty riding.
Advanced digital engine management system featuring Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV), delivers optimum combustion efficiency for linear response, fuel economy and superior low-end torque along with low emissions.
Auto Fast Idling System (AFIS) brings smooth starting operation.
Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) cylinder for durability, weight reduction and superior heat transfer.