Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is the perfect long distance Tourer with outstanding fuel efficiency and safety features like ABS & traction control.The bike is easy to ride and the engine is smooth. The high saddle height is good for taller riders but shorter riders will struggle. The handling is commendable on smooth highways and off-road as well. It has bullet proof built quality so whenevever it fall off to your hand while adventuring, no big damage may occur. As far as looks concern V-Strom is much superior.
It is powered by 1,037 cc, liquid cooled and V-twin engine delivering smooth low to high range performance. It produces 99.2 bhp of maximum power and 103 nm of extremely docile torques and it has 6 speed gearbox too. The easy power delivery from the V twin makes it perfect for highway and off-road riding. The traction control comes as a boon for handling tricky off road terrains on the V Strom. It has abs too.
Suzuki V Strom 1000 delivers about 18-20kmpl. The tank has capacity of 20 litre which is needed for long distance touring. When you accelerate higher and impact will be on mileage.
The Suzuki V Strom 1000 riding and handling is good enough and It is supremely comfortable on long highways and on tough roads. It has extreme off-road patches are also dealt with ease. The long travel suspension & high ground clearance makes it for off-riding