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Suzuki V-Strom DL650 'Violet', Hire from $115/day

  • 18 May 2020
  • Author: Circle NZ
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Suzuki V-Strom DL650 'Violet', Hire from $115/day

The Suzuki V-Strom DL650 (often known as the “Wee”) is more than capable of handling anything you're likely to encounter on your New Zealand tour. They're built rugged, reliable and with a range in excess of 400km are an ideal hire for long days in the saddle.

The 'Wee' may be one of the best middleweight bikes ever produced. Economical on gas mileage at around 4.4ltr/100 km (50 - 60 mpg o), a large capacity tank and solid frame make this dualsport a ideal choice for New Zealand conditions. If you want a rental motorcycle capable of great distances then the Wee’s remarkable reliability, middleweight, fuel economy, mule-like carrying capabilities and comfort, will win you over. Combine the Vstroms off road capabilities with it's impressive road performance and you have a motorbike which is difficult to walk past. These motorcycles pack a big punch for a 650cc machine, acceleration is smooth through the rev range with power pouring in as the engine speed increases. Excellent braking, excellent handling, excellent, excellent excellent.

Engine Type 645 cc, 90-degree V-twin, wet sump
Cylinders 2
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke
Cooling Liquid
Valve Configuration Chain-driven DOHC, 4 valver per cylinder
Compression Ratio 11.5:1
Starter Electric
Power 66 bhp (49kw) @ 8,800rpm
Torque 60.3 Nm (44.5 lb·ft) @ 6,400 rpm
Fuel Requirements Regular
Fuel Type Gas
Transmission Type Manual
Number Of Speeds 6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Chain
Wheels & Tires:
Front Tire (Full Spec) 110/80R - 19 radial front
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 150/70R - 17 radial rear
Front Brake Type dual 310 mm discs with twin-piston calipers
Rear Brakee Type 260mm disc with single-piston caliper
Technical Specifications:
Wheelbase (in/mm) 1,555 mm (61.2 in)
Fuel Capacity (litre) 21 litres
Weight 220kg - ready to ride
Seat Height 790 mm (31 in) ± 15 mm (0.59 in)

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