Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT BS6 launched at Rs. 8.84 lakh

No other changes have been made to the bike apart from the BS6-compliant engine.

Suzuki has launched the V-Strom 650 XT BS6 priced at Rs. 8.84 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The V-Strom 650 XT gets an updated engine which is now Euro 5 and BS6 compliant. The 645cc, V-twin engine produces 70 BHP @ 8,800 rpm and 62 Nm @ 6,500 rpm. The engine is paired with a 6-speed gearbox. It comes with Suzuki’s Easy Start System that is claimed to minimise engine stalling at low rpm.

Besides the engine, no other changes have been made to the bike. The V-Strom 650 XT rides on wirespoke wheels with a 19-inch wheel at the front and a 17-inch rim at the rear. The wheels are shod with Bridgestone Battlax Adventure A40 tyres. The bike comes equipped with 43 mm telescopic forks and a monoshock at the front and rear respectively. Braking is handled by twin 320 mm discs at the front and a 260 mm disc at the rear. It comes with ABS and 3-mode traction control.

The V-Strom 650 XT gets an oval headlamp with a tall windscreen and a prominent beak. The bike has a stepped seat and a single side-mounted exhaust. It comes with a semi-digital instrument cluster, USB charger and 12-volt power socket.

The V-Strom 650 XT BS6 is available in two colour options – Peal Glacier White and Champion Yellow.

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