Key Features!• 996cc liquid cooled, DOHC, 90 degree V-twin " – Provides strong accessible power throughout the RPM for exhilarating performance "• Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) " – Reduces friction& improves heat transfer, durability and ring seal "• Broadly spread gear ratios" – Providing low-range acceleration and effortless high speed cruising"
Key Features• Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) " – Provides optimum combustion efﬁciency, improved acceleration, fuel economy, superior low end torque and low emissions"• Auto Fast Idle System (AFIS)" – Provides smooth starting operation"• Pulsed-secondary AIR-injection (PAIR) " – The PAIR system along with the catalyzer are key components to effectively keep emissions low. "
Key Features• Carefully shaped 3-step manually adjustable windscreen provides 50mm of vertical range to suit a variety of riders"• Long travel front and rear suspension along with conveniently located adjuster"• Upright, relaxed riding position with a well padded seat provide a comfortable ride all day long. "
Key Features!• Easy to read instrument cluster includes dual trip meters, coolant temperature gauge, fuel gauge and LED indicator lamps. "• Dual headlights, provide better visibility during the day and especially at night. Both bulbs are on either on low beam or high beam."
Key Features• Twin spar aluminum frame and swing arm provides smooth handling with balanced rigidity"• Dual ﬂoating front disc brakes and a single rear disc brake provide excellent stopping power."
Proﬁt Opportunities• SEP" + Bonus program "• Tire & Wheel "• GAP insurance"• Accessories" – Saddle bags, travel trunk" – Gel seat" – Center stand" – Cycle cover"
Media Feedback!• Motorcyclist! – “The V-Strom felt perfectly adapted to city work. Unlike other bikes in the class, the Suzuki seems lithe and sporty, offering steering thatʼs quick and neutral along with ample torque for squirting in and out of trafﬁc.”"• Motorcycle-USA.com! – “If you want the best all round motorcycle in production today –and the outstanding bargain – then look no further than the DL. And, after a couple of thousand miles, expect to fall in love.”! – “The 996cc V-Twin which powers the DL is one of the great motorcycle engines of all time….it is electric smooth and effortless to use.”"
Speciﬁcation Comparison!MODEL NAME: 2012 2012 2012 2012 Suzuki Triumph Yamaha BMW V-‐Strom 1000 Tiger1050SE ABS Super Ténéré R1200GSMSRP: $10,399 $13,399 $14,500 $17,740-‐$19,590Bore x Stroke: 98.0mm x 66.0mm 79mm x 71.4mm 98.0mm x 79.5mm 101.0mm x 73.0mmCompression RaNo: 11.3:1 N/A 11.0:1 12.0:1Engine: 996cc 4-‐stroke, Liquid-‐ 1050cc liquid-‐cooled, 1199cc, liquid-‐cooled, 4-‐ 1170cc air-‐cooled, 4-‐ cooled, DOHC, 90° 12 valve, DOHC, stroke, 2-‐cylinder stroke, 2-‐ V-‐twin in-‐line three-‐ DOHC cylinder cylinderFuel System: Suzuki Fuel InjecTon EFI EFI EFITransmission: 6-‐speed 6-‐speed 6-‐speed 6-‐speedCurb Weight: 525 lbs 539 lbs 575 lb 504 lbsOverall Length: 90.4 in 83.0 in 88.6 in 87.0 in.Final Drive: RK525 chain X ring chain Sha ShaFuel Tank Capacity: 5.8 US gal 5.3 US gal 6.0 US gal 5.3 US galSeat Height: 33.1 in 32.8 in 33.26 or 34.25 in 33.5 or 34.2 in