EICMA 2019: Suzuki presents V-STROM 1050, the new top of the range of Sports Adventure Tourers.
Beautiful among the beautiful it is necessary to say, because the beautiful V-STROM 1050 was accompanied by the historic DR-Z and DR Big that dominated the rallies of the 80s. Not surprisingly, the colors of the new V-STROM 1050 recall precisely those unforgettable colors.
To present us the new one V-STROM 1050 he thought about it directly Henry Bessolo, commercial director of Suzuki Motorcycle Italy, which in a few minutes told us all the main features. We just have to try it!
The V-STROM 1050 range comes in two versions, standard and XT, with new electronic devices and a rich set of accessories.
The V-STROM 1050 develops the concept "The Master of Adventure" and takes the proven engine layout to a new dimension 90 degree V-twinie aluminum double beam frame. The interventions on the mechanics raise the maximum power to 107,4 cv, without increasing consumption and in compliance with the strict limits of the Euro 5 legislation Suzuki Drive Mode Selector the pilot can choose three different mappings that make the engine's response to the ride-by-wire throttle quicker or smoother.
If the line is inspired by the past, with the typical Suzuki beak which stands out forward recalling the DR-Z of desert races and the DR-BIG a pioneer among road maxi enduros, the on-board equipment is the most modern on the market today. The emblem of this technological supremacy is the sophisticated Suzuki Intelligent Ride System, which controls the dynamics of the bike in an integrated way. There V-STROM 1050XT, which is at the top of the Suzuki offer, is recognizable by the spoked wheels, and also adopts the cruise control, assistance for hill starts Hill hold control and systems Load Dependent Control e Slope Dependent Control, which modulate braking according to the load and the risk of lifting the rear wheel on a descent. All these devices are managed by a control unit based on the data collected by the new Bosch inertial platform, which detects moment by moment the movements of the motorcycle in six directions along three axes. The same information allows a timely intervention also by theCornering ABS, adjustable on two levels, and del traction control, which has three possible settings and can be deactivated.
All these systems can be operated in a simple and intuitive way and are complementary to a perfectly tuned chassis, which the rider can make the most of thanks to a comfortable and proactive driving position.
The V-STROM 1050 and 1050XT are also available in 35 kW weakened version for A2 license holders and can be customized at will by drawing on an extensive catalog of accessories original, which comprises Over 50 articles.
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