Suzuki SFV 650 Gladius (Gladius 650)
The naked model Suzuki SFV 650 Gladius appeared in 2009 as the successor to Suzuki SV650 and was built on the same engine and chassis.
The main differences of the new model are the steel frame, optics, dashboard and other exterior elements. The characteristics of the rear suspension have slightly changed (the travel has decreased by 4 mm), the profile of the front tire has increased, the gearbox settings have changed.
The basis of the Suzuki Gladius 650 was a 2-cylinder V-shaped (90 °) liquid-cooled engine with a volume of 645 cc, producing 72 hp. power and 64 Nm of torque. The motor is the same as that installed on Suzuki SV650 and Suzuki DL650 V-Strom.
On the basis of the Suzuki SFV 650 Gladius, an internal Japanese version was created Suzuki SFV 400 Gladius, which differed only in the engine size.
2015 was the last year of production for the Suzuki SFV 650 Gladius, after which it disappeared from dealerships and was no longer offered. As a follower in 2016, the reincarnation of the SV650 model was proposed - Suzuki SV650 (2016+).
Suzuki Gladius Series Lineup :
- Suzuki SFV400 Gladius
- Suzuki SFV650 Gladius
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Specifications Suzuki SFV 650 Gladius:
|Model||Suzuki Gladius 650|
|Engine type||2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped 90 ° (L-shaped)|
|Working volume||645 cm³|
|Bore / stroke||81.0 x 62.6 mm|
|Compression ratio||11.5: 1|
|Number of valves per cylinder||DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder|
|Fuel supply system||Injector with SDTV (Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve System), 2x 39mm|
|Maximum power||72.0 h.p. (53.0 kW) at 8400 rpm|
|Maximum torque||64.0 Nm (6.5 kg * m) at 6400 rpm|
|Front tire size||120 / 70ZR17M / C (58W)|
|Rear tire size||160 / 60ZR17M / C (69W)|
|Front brakes||2 discs, 290mm, 2-piston calipers (ABS opt)|
|Rear brakes||1 disc, 240 mm, 1-piston caliper (ABS opt.)|
|Front suspension||41mm Telescopic Fork (Preload Adjustable), 125mm Travel|
|Rear suspension||Pendulum with monoshock (preload adjustment), stroke - 130 mm|
|Motorcycle length||2130 mm|
|Motorcycle width||760 mm|
|Motorcycle height||1090 mm|
|Saddle height||785 mm|
|Minimum ground clearance||135 mm|
|Acceleration to 100 km / h||3.82 sec|
|Maximum speed||205 km / h|
|Fuel tank capacity||14.5 L - Gladius 650 (excluding California)|
13.5 L - Gladius 650 (California)
|Motorcycle weight (curb)||202 kg - Gladius 650 (no ABS)|
205 kg - Gladius 650 (ABS)