Retro styling with modern techFor 2018, Suzuki introduces a new version of an iconic motorcycle that embodies the sporty personality that only a lively, mid-sized V-twin roadster can deliver. The new SV650X ABS has a polished powerplant that provides increased performance with low emissions and outstanding fuel economy, mated to refined trim and lightweight chassis that delivers a sporty, exciting ride. Like its predecessors, the 2018 SV650X ABS promises to have the sparkling performance, style and value that a broad range of riders will enjoy. Depending on road surface conditions, such as wet, loose, or uneven roads, braking distance for an ABS-equipped vehicle may be longer than for a vehicle not equipped with ABS. ABS cannot prevent wheel skidding caused by braking while cornering. Please drive carefully and do not overly rely on ABS. Standard Features Key Features Liquid-cooled, 645 cc, 4-stroke, DOHC, V-twin engine delivers increased performance. Refined EFI system with Low RPM Assist makes take offs smooth and pleasant. Trellis-style frame constructed of high-strength steel tubes contributes to the motorcycle’s lower weight and trim chassis. Slim bodywork is aesthetically pleasing while aiding comfort and maneuverability. Engine Features A 645 cc DOHC 90° V-twin engine has been refined with more than 60 new parts to produce increased horsepower while conforming the latest emission requirements. The energy efficient engine has new pistons that were engineered with use of FEM (Finite Element Method) analysis to achieve optimal rigidity and weight. Each piston skirt has a special resin coating, and the other sliding part are tinned for less friction and greater durability – a first for a Suzuki motorcycle. Suzuki’s innovative L-shaped piston rings contribute to reduce blow-by gas, resulting in less emissions and greater combustion efficiency. SCEM (Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material)-plated cylinders reduce friction and improve heat transfer and durability. Both cylinder heads feature Suzuki’s original Dual Spark Technology for greater combustion efficiency, better fuel economy and cleaner emission. The fuel injection system employs Suzuki’s innovative, SDTV (Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve) with 39 mm throttle bodies. The secondary throttle valves are controlled by servo motor for smooth power delivery and optimum combustion efficiency. Ten-hole; long-nosed type fuel injectors on each throttle body improves fuel atomization for better combustion efficiency and while reducing fuel consumption.