Plentiful Power to conquer the steep mountain passes with a pillion rider, yet still putting a grin on your face with its exciting sportiness. State of the art technology, always there to support a difficult task. Comfort to go on and on, and on. Combining the premium experience with real world usability, the relaxing luxury will let you soar out on your adventures. All you need. V-Strom 1000 ABS.
The powerful and versatile 90-degree DOHC V-twin originated as a 996cm3 unit, and underwent a major rebuild changing various components and rising the capacity to 1037cm3 in 2014, further maturing this attractive engine to match the demands of a sports
MOTION TRACK BRAKE SYSTEM AND COMBINATION BRAKE SYSTEM
The Bosch ABS system has been upgraded to the “Motion Track Brake System” by installing a 5-Axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), and by combining the information of the posture of the vehicle with the front and rear wheel speeds, realizing optimal vehicle stability not only in straight-line braking but also when breaking while cornering.
EXCELLENT FLOW OF WIND FOR INDIVIDUAL RIDERS
The effective windscreen on the V-Strom 1000 ABS inherits the ratchet-gear mechanism allowing the rider to easily choose from three angles. No tools are necessary and the ideal position can be selected by simply pushing the windscreen by one hand, even with gloves on.
CHOICE OF WHEELS
19 inch wheel on the front and 17 on the rear provides a premium balance of stability and nimbleness to cope well with all riding situations. The V-Strom 1000 ABS inherits the light weight 10 spoke aluminum cast wheels, while the V-Strom 1000XT adopts tubeless tire applicable wire-spoke wheels.