Tue, 07 Nov 2017

2018 - Suzuki SV650X

Taking design cues from the SV650 Rally Concept - which Suzuki showcased at the Osaka Motor Show in 2016 - the SV650X follows the same concept with a design that pays homage to the tarmac rally cars of the 1970s. The 'neo-retro' styling sees the SV650X get a new bikini fairing and tinted screen, clip-on handlebars, and a tuck-roll seat. The SV650X utilises the same punchy V-Twin engine as the standard SV650, and gets Suzuki's low-rpm assist and easy-start system. There are also new, preload adjustable front forks, which will feature across the SV range for 2018.

If you’re looking to get out on the road on a sporty bike with café racerstyling, look no further than Suzuki’s SV650X. With its smooth-revving V-Twin engine tucked into a slim and lightweight trellis frame, the SV650X combines power and agility with classic café racer looks. Whether in stopand-go city traffic or on country roads, this bike delivers exhilaration and riding fun. No matter where you pull up to park, the retro appeal of the SV650X is eye-catching with its stylish slotted headlight cowling, tuck-androll seat and blacked-out rider and pillion footrests. And on your favourite stretch of twisties, Suzuki’s V-Twin machine’s smooth power and agile handling make the SV650X a thrill to ride.

Climb aboard, turn the key and head out to any road you choose. The SV650X is at home on all of them – bringing café racer cool to wherever you go. So grab the key, take command and feel your heart beating in time with the powerful pulse of the V-Twin engine.


  • Overall length 2,140 mm (84.3 in)
  • Overall width 730 mm (28.7 in)
  • Overall height 1,090 mm (42.9 in)
  • Wheelbase 1,445 mm (56.9 in)
  • Ground clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
  • Seat height 790 mm (31.1 in)
  • Curb mass 198 kg (437 lbs)
  • Engine type 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC
  • Bore × stroke 81.0 mm × 62.6 mm (3.2 in × 2.5 in)
  • Displacement 645 cm3 (39.4
  • Compression ratio 11.2 : 1
  • Fuel system Fuel injection
  • Starter system Electric
  • Lubrication system Wet sump
  • Transmission 6-speed constant mesh
  • Primary reduction ratio 2.088 (71/34)
  • Final reduction ratio 3.066 (46/15)
  • Suspension
  • Front
  • Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped,
  • spring preload adjustable
  • Rear
  • Link type, coil spring, oil damped,
  • spring preload adjustable
  • Rake / Trail 25°/106mm (4.17in)
  • Brakes
  • Front Disc, twin
  • Rear Disc
  • Tyres
  • Front 120/70ZR17M/C (58W), tubeless
  • Rear 160/60ZR17M/C (69W), tubeless
  • Ignition system Electronic ignition (Transistorized)
  • Fuel tank 14.5 L (3.8/3.2 US/Imp gal)
  • Oil capacity 3.0 L (3.1/2.6 US/Imp qt)