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 Length 2,285mm
Overall Width 865mm
Overall Height 1,410mm
Wheelbase 1,555mm
Ground Clearance 165mm
Seat Height n/a
Curb Mass 228kg
Front Suspension Inverted Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Rear Suspension Link type, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Rake/Trail 25″30’/109mm
Front Brakes Disc, Twin
Rear Brakes Disc
Front Tires 110/80R/19M/C 59V
Rear Tires 150/70R/17M/C 59V
Engine Type 4-Stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90* V-Twin
Bore x Stroke 100.0mmx66.0mm
Displacement 1037cc
Compression Ratio 11.3:1
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Starter System Electric
Lubrication System Wet Sump
Ignition System Electronic Ignition
Transmission 6-Speed Constant Mesh
Primary Reduction Ratio 1.838 (57/31)
Final Reduction Ratio 2.411 (41/17)
Fuel Tank Capacity 20.0L
Oil Capacity (Overhaul) 3.5L