Suzuki Motorcycle India has launched the V Strom 1000 for the Indian market at Rs 14.5 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The bike was launched at the ongoing 2014 Auto Expo and is one of the few adventure bikes under Rs 20 lakh.
The Suzuki V Strom 1000 ABS motorcycle offers incredible versatility, comfort and is fun to ride. Similar to the globally successful V-Strom 650 ABS, the all-new V-Strom 1000 ABS will deliver fun, excitement and on/off road experience to the open class rider who seeks a new world of motorcycling adventure. The V Strom comes power-packed with V-twin engines and lightweight aluminum chassis.
There is no road the all-new V-Strom 1000 ABS is not made to conquer! It comes with a 1037cc four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC V-Twin engine and gets electronic ignition. The suspension is inverted telescopic, with coil spring and oil damped in the front. The rear gets a link type, coil spring, oil damping suspension. This big boy comes with a fuel tank capacity of 20.0 litres which is more than enough for a tourer in India.
The Suzuki V-Storm will compete with Triumph Tiger 800XC which is priced at Rs 12 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) in the Indian market. The company has started taking bookings for the bike and will be sold through completely-built-up(CBU) route.