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2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000, 2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Introduced in 2002, the V-Strom 1000 expanded the popularity of motorcycles in the adventure-category. When a more proficient V-Strom 1000 debuted in 2014, it was also embraced by riders around the world. To reemphasize the V-Strom's leadership in this category, Suzuki applies new technology and practical experience to the new 2018 V-Strom 1000. Always a good citizen, this new V-Strom has refined systems to maintain engine performance and great fuel economy while achieving world- wide emission standards. To emphasize Suzuki's adventure heritage the V-Strom's exterior has undergone a transformation giving the motorcycle a hint of its lineage and a renewed call for adventure. That fresh styling also contributes to functionality and joins the new Motion Track Anti-lock & Combined Brake System and other features to bring rider assist technology to a new group of adventure riders. Like every V-Strom before it, the appeal and value of the 2018 V-Strom 1000 will be recognized by experienced and enthusiastic riders. If you want to enjoy a trouble-free adventure as well, join them on a V-Strom. Depending on road surface conditions, such as wet, loose, or uneven roads, braking distance for an ABS-equipped vehicle may be longer than for a vehicle not equipped with ABS. ABS cannot prevent wheel skidding caused by braking while cornering. Please drive carefully and do not overly rely on ABS. Features may include: Where the horizon ends, the adventure begins. Whether it's a long-distance quest or a short-distance journey, the V-Strom is the versatile machine designed for the spirit of discovery. Liquid-cooled, 1037cc, 90-degree V-Twin engine delivers strong engine performance while achieving world-wide emissions requirements without any reduction in horsepower. A new, five-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) provides vehicle spacial information to the innovative Motion Track Anti-lock & Combined Brake System. Refined multi-function, illumination-adjustable instrument panel delivers a wide range of vehicle information and aids in selecting the Suzuki Traction Control system modes. ENGINE The four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 1037cc 90-degree V-twin engine is designed to deliver outstanding performance across the entire powerband. The perfect primary balance provided by the 90-degree L-twin design negates the need for any balancer shafts or rubber mounting as the engine has smooth power pulses. Pistons were engineered with use of FEM analysis to achieve ideal rigidity and weight. CHASSIS A bold new fairing design is achieved by a straight styling line from the tip of its beak back to the fuel tank. This is a sharp and aggressive refinement of the Suzuki DR-Big inspired appearance.