Suzuki has not focused on changing the design of the SV 650, so the bike still looks round. The round headlamp, designed in the 90s, offers a retro experience with its exposed tubular steel trellis frame and 90 degrees V-twin.
Available in three new colors on the standard SV 650 and a new shade on the X trim. The stock bike looks especially beautiful in the pearl brilliant white color with red frame and wheels.
On the SV650 X, the bikini cowl, tank extensions, and dark brown ribbed rider seat section add to the dark theme provided by the black body panels and wheels. The golden finish on the frame is an extra visual treat.
The 645cc V-twin motor of the SV 650 is tuned slightly differently. In this motorcycle, the engine produces 73 bhp and 64 Nm of torque, which is 3 bhp less than before.
Suspension duties include chunky telescopic fork and preload adjustable monoshock. The 17-inch rims come with Dunlop tires. Dual-channel ABS is standard.
Given the price increase for the V-Storm, we expect the SV 650 to be even more expensive.
The standard model is priced at around Rs 6.5 lakh and the SV 650 X Cafe Racer trim is priced at Rs 7.0 lakh. It will compete with the Kawasaki Z650 and the upcoming Triumph Trident in India.