2014 V-Strom 1000 ABS

The wait is over and Suzuki has finally released the all new V-Strom 1000 to the American marketplace.

The new 1000 incorporates a host of great features that are sure to make this motorcycle a leader in the adventure touring segment

  • Traction Control (tri-mode)
  • 90-degree V-twin powerplant with fuel-injection
  • ABS (anti-lock brakes)
  • 6-speed transmission
  • Adjustable windscreen
  • 12-volt DC power outletV-Strom 1000 Adventure Model

The V-Strom 1000 will also be available in an adventure model that comes includes a host of factory accessories

  • Skid plate
  • Hand guards
  • Touring windscreen
  • Side cases (with mounting brackets)

The 2014 1000 has also undergone a myriad of other changes to enhance the ownership experience.  We can hardly wait to get our hands on one.



Pricing and availability have yet to be announced. Dealers will be placing orders for this new model in late October of 2013.


Overall Length2,285mm
Overall Width865mm
Overall Height1,410mm
Ground Clearance165mm
Seat Heightn/a
Curb Mass228kg
Front SuspensionInverted Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Rear SuspensionLink type, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Front BrakesDisc, Twin
Rear BrakesDisc
Front Tires110/80R/19M/C 59V
Rear Tires150/70R/17M/C 59V
Engine Type4-Stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90* V-Twin
Bore x Stroke100.0mmx66.0mm
Compression Ratio11.3:1
Fuel SystemFuel Injection
Starter SystemElectric
Lubrication SystemWet Sump
Ignition SystemElectronic Ignition
Transmission6-Speed Constant Mesh
Primary Reduction Ratio1.838 (57/31)
Final Reduction Ratio2.411 (41/17)
Fuel Tank Capacity20.0L
Oil Capacity (Overhaul)3.5L