The Suzuki V-Strom is such a great bike and in 2012, it is just getting better. It has been ten years since Suzuki entered the adventure tour category with the V-Strom 1000 so to celebrate a decade, Suzuki is re-introducing the 650 as “The Comfortable Adventure Tourer.”
Honestly, I don’t know how they made this machine more comfortable than it already was. They have put in a brand new 645 cc V-Twin engine to ‘improve performance in the low-to-mid rpm range’ as well as better fuel economy and they have made improvements for wind protection.
It is a six speed transmission and like the name – ABS brakes.