Auto Expo 2020: Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT BS6 Model Showcased (Photo Credit: Twitter)
At the Auto Expo 2020 in Greater Noida, Suzuki unveiled the BS6 models of V-Strom 650 XT, 155 cc Gixxer, and Gixxer SF 250. Talking specifically about the Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT BS6 model, the motorcycle includes the same design, cycle parts, as well as instrument panel as the outgoing 2019 model. The only change in the Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT BS6 model includes body graphics mainly on the front part of the bike and on the fuel tank.
As mentioned above, the V-Strom 650 XT now meets the upcoming Bharat Stage VI (BS6) emission regulations. However, the automaker has not revealed the details about the power and torque output of the V-Strom 650 XT BS6. The powertrain continues to be the 645 cc, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled motor, which has been updated to meet the BS6 emission regulations. It is worth mentioning here that the outgoing V-Strom 650 XT BS4 model churns out 70 bhp at 6,500 rpm.
According to a report of NDTV’s carandbike, the instrument panel of V-Strom 650 XT BS6 is the same as outgoing BS4 model. Also, windshielf, handlebar, suspension, wheels and tyres continue to remain the same as before. V-Strom 650 XT BS6 boasts of a three-level traction control system, which can be turned off, as well as ABS, which cannot be turned off.
As for the price of outgoing V-Strom 650 XT is concerned, it costs Rs 7.46 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). It is expected that the Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT BS6 will be expensive.