Suzuki SV 1000

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Suzuki SV1000

Suzuki SV1000 appeared in 2003 and was focused mainly on the export market - Europe, North America, Australia. Unlike the younger version ( Suzuki SV650), the SV1000 was also officially sold in Japan - Japanese modifications have a limited engine power of 94 hp.

Model Suzuki SV1000 is an older version of the model SV650 and has almost identical appearance with it. The main differences are in the engine, intake system and chassis (frame, swingarm, suspension, braking system). If we give a short description of the SV1000, then we can say that it is the same SV650 second generation, but in more expensive equipment. However, despite this, the "younger" was in much higher demand.

Main modifications of Suzuki SV1000:

  • Suzuki SV1000 - regular naked version. It features a high steering wheel and a classic round headlight.
  • Suzuki SV1000S - sports version. Has a front fairing with dual headlights and lower plastic. Also features clip-ons and high footpegs for a more forward-leaning seating position.

The SV1000 was based on a 2-cylinder V-twin liquid-cooled engine with a volume of 996 cc, producing up to 125 hp. power and up to 102 Nm of torque. The engine migrated from the sports version Suzuki TL1000 and was re-tuned for smoother traction at low and medium revs. This type of motor is often called L-shaped because of the characteristic blockage forward.

This engine was also installed on a tourist enduro - Suzuki DL1000 V-Strom.

Key features of the Suzuki SV1000, in addition to the engine, include a cast aluminum frame, sport fuel injection (SDTV dual-throttle injector), powerful 4-piston front brakes, fully adjustable suspensions, hydraulic clutch, 6-speed gearbox and 186 kg dry weight ...

2007 was the last year of production for the SV1000 series, after which it disappeared from dealerships and was removed from Suzuki's international website. Despite the interesting concept and impressive technical characteristics, the model did not receive further development.

The lineup of the Suzuki SV series:

The main competitors of Suzuki SV1000 in the class:


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Specifications Suzuki SV1000:

Model Suzuki SV1000
Motorcycle type naked
Release year 2003-2007
Frame aluminum cast
Engine type 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped 90 ° (L-shaped)
Working volume 996 cm³
Bore / stroke 98.0 x 66.0 mm
Compression ratio 11.3: 1 - SV1000 / SV1000S (2003-2004)

11.6: 1 - SV1000 / SV1000S (2005-2007)

Cooling liquid
Number of valves per cylinder DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply system Injector with SDTV (Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve), 2x 52mm - SV1000 / SV1000S (2003-2004)

Injector with SDTV (Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve), 2x 54mm - SV1000 / SV1000S (2005-2007)

Ignition type transistor
Maximum power 94.0 h.p. (69.1 kW) @ 8500 rpm - SV1000 / SV1000S (Japan)

120.0 h.p. (88.3 kW) @ 8500 rpm - SV1000 / SV1000S (except Japan) 2003-2004

125.0 h.p. (92.0 kW) @ 9000 rpm - SV1000 / SV1000S (except Japan) 2005-2007

Maximum torque 102.0 Nm (10.3 kg * m) at 7000 rpm
Gearbox 6-speed
Drive type chain
Front tire size 120 / 70ZR17M / C (58W)
Rear tire size 180 / 55ZR17M / C (73W)
Front brakes 2 discs, 310 mm, 4-piston calipers
Rear brakes 1 disc, 220 mm, 1-piston caliper
Front suspension 46mm Telescopic Fork (All Adjustments), 120mm Travel
Rear suspension linkage with monoshock (all adjustments), stroke - 130 mm
Motorcycle length 2080 mm - SV1000

2130 mm - SV1000S

Motorcycle width 785 mm - SV1000

745 mm - SV1000S

Motorcycle height 1080 mm - SV1000

1170 mm - SV1000S

Wheelbase 1445 mm - SV1000

1430 mm - SV1000S

Saddle height 800 mm - SV1000

810 mm - SV1000S

Minimum ground clearance 150 mm
Acceleration to 100 km / h 3.08 sec
Maximum speed 235 km / h - SV1000S
Fuel tank capacity 17.0 L - SV1000 (excluding California)

16.0 L - SV1000 (California)

Motorcycle weight (dry) 186 kg - SV1000

189 kg - SV1000S