2020 Suzuki VStrom 1050 XT, specs, comparison, release date and more

 2020 Suzuki VStrom 1050 XT, specs, comparison, release date and more

Teased before EICMA 2019. Suzuki VStrom 1050XT.Now we do have more details on the release date and price of the 2020 Suzuki VStrom 1050XT.

Release Date

  • In Europe, the release date is Spring 2020.
  • For other parts of the world, we will come to know shortly.

Price in Japan

  • 1.55 million yen to 1.6 million yen when viewed from overseas prices. 

Price in Japan

  • 1.55 million yen to 1.6 million yen when viewed from overseas prices. 

Specs and Comparision 

New 2020 model V-Strom1050 / V-Strom1050XT specifications

V-Strom1000 / V-Strom1000XT

  • Length: 2,265mm
  • Overall width: 870mm / 940mm
  • Height: 1,515mm / 1,465mm
  • Wheelbase: 1,555mm
  • Seat height: 855mm / 850 ~ 870mm
  • Weight: 236.0kg / 247.0kg
  • Fuel tank: 20.0L
  • Minimum ground clearance: 165mm / 160mm
  • Engine: DOHC water-cooled V-type 2-cylinder 4-valve
  • Displacement: 1,037cc
  • Bore x stroke: 100.0mm x 66.0mm
  • Compression ratio: 11.5: 1
  • Gear: 6th speed
  • Horsepower: 79.0kw (107.4PS) / 8,500rpm
  • Torque: 100.00Nm / 6,000rpm
  • Fuel consumption: 24.5km / L
  • Front suspension: KYB 43mm inverted (fully adjustable)
  • Rear suspension: Mono shock (preload / extension side)
  • Caster: 25 ° 30 ‘
  • Trail: 109mm
  • Front brake: 310mm / TOKICO 4POT
  • Rear brake: 260mm / 1POT
  • Front tire: 110 / 80R19M / C 59V
  • Rear tire: 150 / 70R17M / C 69V

New 2020 model V-Strom1050 / V-Strom1050XT equipment

Engine

  • Euro5 compatible
  • Peak output increased by 7%
  • Cam profile changed
  • Throttle bore 45mm → 49mm
  • New radiator 15% improvement in cooling capacity ・ New oil cooler A water-cooled oil cooler.

Electrical system

It is the same as LED headlight KATANA.

New meter monochrome LCD. Not a TFT. Here I feel the extraordinary obsession with making it fresh with XT monochrome LCD. USB power to the left of the meter

Body 

  • The frame is probably the same. Also underbody.
  • Tyre Bridgestone Battlax Adventure A41
  • Accessory bar equipped handlebar surroundings
  • Assist slipper clutch

Electronic control system

  • Ride-by- wire
  • 3-level engine mode
  • 3-level traction control
  • Low RPM assist
  • Suzuki Easy Start

Special equipment for V-Strom1000

  • Screen 3 stages. Tools required
  • Winkers: Valves
  • Electronic controls: Some are missing
  • Normal mirrors. Same as current.

Specialized equipment for V-Storm1000 XT

・ Suzuki intelligent ride system

  • 6-axis IMU
  • Motion Track Brake System: Cornering ABS
  • Hill hold control
  • Cruise control
  • Road dependent control system: brake support according to increase/decrease of loads such as luggage or tandem
  • Lean angle sensitive ABS (2 modes): Close to combined ABS. When the front brake pressure exceeds a certain level, the rear brake is also applied.

-Height adjustable seat 850-870

30mm lower position is also available as an option -11-step flexible screen tool

LED blinker -New mirror -Accessory bar, center stand, handguard, engine guard, pannier mount, tandem seat Standard 12V power supply below.

Comparison of the new 2020 model V-Strom1050 and V-Strom1050XT

STD / XT

Car body

  • Wheel: aluminum cast/wire spoke
  • Blinker: Bulb / LED
  • Screen: 3 steps required / 11 steps not required
  • Mirror: normal / new
  • Seat adjustment: None / 850-870mm
  • Center stand: No / Yes
  • Handguard: No / Yes
  • Engine guard: None / Yes
  • Pannier mount: None / Yes
  • Aluminum engine cover: None / Yes
  • Tail lamp lens: red / clear
  • Accessory bar: None / Yes
  • Power supply under the seat: No / Yes

Electronic controls

  • Motion track brake system: No / Yes
  • Hill hold control: No / Yes
  • Cruise control: No / Yes
  • Road dependent control system: None / Yes
  • Lean angle sensitive ABS: None / Yes

Appearance

It is almost the same, but the equipment is quite different. We think you can see that side by looking at the top. Since the machine is quite different, probably the price will change quite a bit between STD and XT.

Changes between the new 2020 model V-Strom1050 and the old V-Strom1000

New / old models

Specs

  • Full length: 2,265mm / 2,280mm
  • Overall width: 870mm / 930mm
  • Height: 1,515mm / 1,470mm
  • Seat height: 855mm / 850mm
  • Weight: 236.0kg / 232.0kg

Engine specifications

  • Compression ratio: 11.5: 1 / 11.3: 1
  • Horsepower: 79.0kw (107.4PS) /8,500rpm/74.0kw (101PS) / 8,000rpm
  • Torque: 100.00Nm / 6,000rpm / 101.00Nm / 4,000rpm
  • Emissions regulations: EURO5 / EURO4

Equipment

  • Headlight: LED / halogen
  • Meter: Digital / Digital & Analog
  • Throttle-by-wire: Yes / No
  • Under guard: None / Yes
  • Handguard: No / Yes
  • Screen adjustment mechanism: height only? Three levels / 3 levels for each height and angle
  • Power supply: USB / 12V
  • Pannier mount: None / Yes

Electronic controls

  • Motion track brake system: No / Yes
  • Lean angle sensitive ABS (combination brake): No / Yes
  • Traction control: 3/2
  • Engine modes: 3 / nothing

Appearance

  • Mirror same
  • Same undercarriage
  • Same as winker
  • Same as front fender
  • Same body
  • Rear carrier same
  • Sheet different
  • Different tank
  • The exhaust system is similar but different

The equipment is considerably reduced compared to the current V-Strom1000.

Even with the new V-Strom1050, even cornering ABS (motion track brake system) has been omitted. 

Changes between the new 2020 model V-Strom1050XT and the old V-Strom1000XT

New / old models

Specs

  • Full length: 2,265mm / 2,280mm
  • Overall width: 940mm / 930mm
  • Height: 1,465mm / 1,470mm
  • Seat height: 850-870mm / 850mm
  • Weight: 247.0kg / 233.0kg
  • Minimum ground clearance: 160mm / 165mm

Engine specifications

Omitted. Look at those without marks.

Equipment

  • Headlight: LED / halogen
  • Turn signal: LED/bulb
  • Meter: Digital / Digital & Analog
  • Throttle-by-wire: Yes / No
  • Screen adjustment mechanism: height only? 11 steps / 3 steps for each height and angle
  • Power supply: USB & 12V / 12V
  • Seat adjustment: 2 steps / None
  • Mirror: a new type

Electronic controls

  • IMU: 6 axes / 5 axes
  • Traction control: 3/2
  • Engine modes: 3 / nothing
  • Lean angle sensitive ABS (combination brake): 2/1
  • Hill hold control: Yes / No
  • Cruise control: Yes / No
  • Road dependent control system: yes/no

Appearance

Because the angles are different, the position does not match 

  • Another handguard
  • Engine guard
  • Another mirror

Pricing announced in Europe.

  • STD: 9,999 pounds (about 1,408,200 yen)
  • XT: £ 11,299 (about 1,591,300 yen)

Compared to XT, it is 700 pounds (about 98,600 yen) price increase.

Estimated price difference between Japan and Europe

  • UK price (new): £ 11,299 (¥ 1,591,300)
  • UK price (current): £ 10,599 (about 1,492,700 yen)
  • Japanese price (current): 1474,000 yen

Source : Suzuki Japan

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