Traction Control System
The traction control system can be switched to either of two modes of intervention, or off completely.
External Pre-load Adjuster
A remote pre-load adjuster can be operated by hand without tools, allows the rider to quickly setup the suspension to match the riding style or in a case of two-up riding or with a full load of luggage.
The high and low beam of the light weight headlight unit is in a compact vertical configuration.
LED Tail Light
High visibility and contributes to weight savings over a conventional bulb unit.
Wire-Spoked Wheels (XT)
The V-Strom 650XT features tubeless tyre applicable wire-spoked wheels which absorb shock from the road better due to the flexible character of the spokes.
ENGINE90° V-twin, liquid-cooled, DOHC
TRANSMISSION6-speed constant mesh
FRONT SUSPENSION43mm telescopic forks
REAR SUSPENSIONLink type, rear shock with adjustable rebound damping and spring preload
FRONT BRAKESTokico twin-piston calipers, dual 320mm floating discs with ABS
REAR BRAKESNissin single-piston caliper, 260mm disc with ABS
2 Year Unlimited Kilometre