Standard Features


If you're looking for an unforgettable sport-adventure, there's no better machine than the new V-Strom 1000 Adventure. With sleek side and top cases that are large enough to hold a full coverage helmet, it takes versatility to a new level. It boasts the same exceptional performance as the original V-Strom 1000, with a Suzuki fuel-injected, 90 degree V-twin engine tuned for incredible low-end and mid-range torque. It also has a lightweight chassis and advanced suspension to provide crisp handling even on tight back roads. When you reach the open highway, the V-Strom 1000 Adventure excels. Its smooth engine performance, aerodynamic windshield and ergonomic riding position make it one of the finest sport-touring machines available. With the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Adventure, Sport-adventure is yours for the taking.


Model Year
V-Strom 1000 Adventure


90.4 in. (2,295 mm)
Ground Clearance
6.5 in. (165 mm)
60.4 in. (1,535 mm)
Seat Height
33.1 in. (840 mm)


4-stroke, 90 V-twin, DOHC
60.8 ci (996 cc)
Bore x Stroke
3.86 x 2.59 in. (98 x 66 mm)
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
Fuel injection
Fuel Tank Capacity
5.8 gal. (22 l / 4.8 Imp gal.)
Electronic (transistorized)
Wet sump


6-speed constant mesh
Final Drive
RK525 SMOZ7, 112 links


Front: Disc, twin
Rear: Disc
Front: 110/80 R19 M/C 59H, tubeless
Rear: 150/70 R17 M/C 69H, tubeless


Front: Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Rear: Link type, coil spring, oil damped


Pearl Nebular Black

Standard Features

Key Features
 Large, stylish side and top cases.  
 Upright, relaxed riding position, well-padded seat and aerodynamic fairing provide all-day-long comfort  
 Height-adjustable windshield for increased wind protection and comfort can be adjusted to three positions in a 50 mm vertical range, work together with hand guards designed for maximum wind protection.  
 996 cc Liquid-cooled, Suzuki fuel-injected, 90 degree V-twin engine with four valves per cylinder, dual-overhead cams and oil provides exceptional low-end and mid-range torque for exhilarating performance.  
 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) automatically sets throttle valve opening during cold engine starts by monitoring coolant temperature.  
 Digital ignition system provides optimum ignition timing with separate maps for each cylinder to provide outstanding performance and smooth throttle response.  
 Semi-gear driven valve system simplifies maintenance and minimizes cam sprocket size and engine height for optimum engine placement. A short crankshaft and staggered transmission shafts further contribute to the light and compact design.  
 Lightweight shim-under-bucket valve system operates 36 mm intake and 33 mm exhaust valves, with valve timing designed to enhance low-RPM power.  
 SCEM (Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material) plated cylinders for durability, weight reduction and superior heat transfer, working together with a high-efficiency liquid cooling system includes a compact oil cooler for optimum engine operating temperature.  
 High-mounted stainless steel exhaust system with aluminum mufflers are tuned to enhance engine torque.  
 PAIR (Pulsed-AIR) system injects fresh air into the exhaust port after the exhaust valves open to ignite unburned hydrocarbons, further reducing emissions.  
 Smooth-shifting six-speed transmission with sixth gear overdrive features a hydraulic clutch for light pull at the lever improving rider comfort.  
 Lightweight magnesium valve and ignition covers are complemented by a sound deadening plastic outer clutch cover.  
 Lightweight, compact and rigid aluminum twin-spar frame and swingarm provide agile handling. A bolt-on sub-frame simplifies maintenance.  
 Cartridge-style 43 mm front forks with adjustable preload provides 6.3 inches of wheel travel for a comfortable ride.  
 Link-type rear suspension features 6.3 inches of wheel travel and a piggyback-style shock absorber with adjustable rebound damping and a knob-operated hydraulic preload adjuster.  
 Multi-reflector 60W / 55W headlights.  
 Easy-to-read instruments include a large speedometer and tach dials, plus LCD display for fuel level, engine temperature, odometer, tripmeters and clock.  
 Engine undercover panel is designed for ample ground clearance and sleek appearance.  
 Large rear luggage rack features a rubber-padded platform to help keep bags and luggage in place.  
 Rugged seat cover material enhances comfort and durability.  
 Dual front disc brakes with large 310 mm rotors and twin-piston calipers, plus a single-disc rear brake with 260 mm rotor and single-piston caliper provide strong stopping power.  
 Lightweight cast aluminum wheels with DualSport-style tires for optimum traction.  
 Large 5.8 gallon fuel tank for long-range operation.  
 Pearl Nebular Black  


Pearl Nebular Black
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