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2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 First Ride Photo Gallery

MotoUSA hit the Spanish Coast to test the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000. Check out the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 First Ride to find out how it performed.

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The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is equipped with traction control, a first for any Suzuki model.
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The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 has an MSRP of $12,699.
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The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000's traction control system uses two wheels sensors, a gear position sensor, a crankshaft position sensor and throttle position sensor in conjunction with the ECM.
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The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000's seat is contoured for an easy reach to the pavement.
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Suzuki pioneered the now standard ADV beak back in 1988 on the DR750; now it is back on the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000.
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The rear shock of the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 features a external preload adjuster.
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The gauges of the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 are easy to read and laid out well behind a three-position adjustable windscreen.
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Changing traction control levels on the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is simple and straightforward with the left handlebar mounted switch.
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The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 has ABS and Tokico monblock calipers.
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The oil cooler has been removed from the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 and the displacement has been bumped up to 1037cc.
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The handling of the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is light and neutral.
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The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 changes direction easily.
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Traction control Level 2 kicks in early but is safe and consistent.
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The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 hustles through the turns when asked.
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The layout on the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is comfortable and roomy.
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The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is a a street-oriented Adventure Tourer.
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The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 has a wonderfully torquey engine character.
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The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000's traction control is seamless.