2005 Suzuki SV650
Since its introduction to the UK in 1999, the SV650 has proved itself to be the ideal machine for riders looking for versatility. It is a well-balanced and adaptable all-rounder that is as stable and confidence-inspiring to the newly qualified, as it is exhilarating to the power hungry experienced motorcyclist.
The SV650 has a slightly more upright riding position, with tubular handlebars and repositioned footrests.
Sporty, sharp-edged styling that highlights the V-twin engine
Sleek profile with low front and raised rear.
Original rear styling that includes a distinctive tail lamp consisting of two vertical lines of LED lights.
Naked SV650 version with more upright riding position because of the footrest position and higher positioned handlebars - tailored for easy operation in city traffic.
Proven 650cc V-twin engine providing superb acceleration and easy operation.
New feature SDTV (Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve) fuel-injection system for superior response.
PAIR (Suzuki Pulsed-secondary AIR) system and catalyzer for reduced emissions.
Lightweight, compact chassis for easy manouvering and agile handling.
Highly rigid high-vacuum cast aluminium frame.
Practical and convenient features include a grabrail, luggage hocks, a storage compartment large enough for a U-lock and a clock.
Large 17-litre fuel tank.
Modern vertical layout instrument cluster with analogue tachometer and LCD digital speedometer.
Adjustable pre-load front forks with 41mm inner tubes.
Powerful twin-piston front brake calipers with 290mm floating discs and a single piston rear brake caliper with 220mm disc.
17 inch aluminium alloy wheels with 120/60ZR17 front and 160/60ZR17 rear radial tyres.
Overall Length: 2,080 mm
Overall Width: 745 mm
Overall Height: 1,085 mm
Wheelbase: 1,440 m
Ground Clearance: 150 mm
Seat Height: 800 mm
Dry Mass: 165 kg
Fuel Capacity: 17 litres
Engine Type: 90-degree 4-stroke V-twin, DOHC, liquid cooled, electronic fuel injected, 4 valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke: 81.0 x 62.6.mm
Max Power: 72 PS (53.0 Kw) @ 9,000 rpm
Max Torque: 64 Nm @ 7,200 rpm
Piston Displacement: 645 cc
Compression Ratio: 11.5 : 1
Carburettor: Fuel injection 39 mm
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition Type: Electronic (Transistorised)
Starter System: Electric
Clutch: Wet multi plate
Drive System: Chain
Front Suspension: Conventional 41 mm telescopic, spring preload adjustable
Rear Suspension: Link type, sping preload adjustable
Rake/Trail: 25 degrees / 100 mm
Front Brake: Dual-piston calipers, 290 mm dual discs
Rear Brake: Singel-piston caliper, 220 mm disc
Front Tyre: 120/60 ZR17
Rear Tyre: 160/60 ZR17