Strengthening its BS6 product portfolio, Suzuki Motorcycle India today launched the BS6 variant of its ultimate ‘Do-it-All’ motorcycle, V-Strom 650XT ABS. Showcased in 2020 AutoExpo, the BS6 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT becomes the first BS6 compliant big bike from SMIPL’s portfolio. Built to offer ‘Adventure in all Directions’, V-Strom 650XT ABS is known for its versatility and is best suited for the daily commute, long highway rides, and exploring rough terrains.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Koichiro Hirao, Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt. Ltd. said, “V-Strom has made its own following in India. The ultimate adventure tourer has proved its mettle in the highway touring capabilities while exploring different terrains. It is truly a masterpiece with the ultimate balance provided by the natural riding position, comfortable seat and the flexible engine character. This is our first BS6 compliant big bike and we are confident that this cleaner and greener motorcycle will continue to win people’s hearts with its performance and maneuverability as it hit the Indian roads”.
BS6 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT is equipped with four stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC with 645cm3 displacement, 90° V-twin engine, making it an ideal and an attractive option for anyone seeking a perfect middleweight adventure bike. It makes 70 BHP and 62 Nm of torque. The motorcycle has adopted the Suzuki Easy Start System enabling a secure and stress-free start with the push of a button. The middleweight adventure tourer comes with a lightweight Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) offering a controlled grip on the road and trustworthy braking performance in extreme conditions.
The lightweight frame provides steady handling and maneuverability. V-Strom 650XT’s three-mode traction control system (2 Mode + OFF Mode), ensures superior control over the engine and is effective in difficult road conditions, preventing rear wheel spin further boosting rider confidence. The BS6 compliant V-Strom 650 XT ABS, is a perfect example of a balance between, performance, power and control.
The BS6 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT retails at INR 884,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). The price has gone up by 1.2 lakhs over the previous BS4 version. The motorcycle will be available in two color variants, Champion Yellow No. 2 and Pearl Glacier White at all Suzuki big bikes dealerships across India.