Suzuki V-Strom 1000 vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 BS6 vs Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports Comparison

Updated: 07, Nov, 2017 05:50 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 13,45,000
* Delhi. May vary.
Discontinued

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₹ 10,99,000
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₹ 14,50,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
228 kg255 kg243 kg
Ground Clearance
165 mm150 mm270 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
20 litres21 litres24.2 litres
Wheelbase
1555 mm1520 mm1580 mm
Overall Length
2285 mm2270 mm2340 mm
Overall Width
865 mm895 mm930 mm
Overall Height
1410 mm1400 mm1570 mm
Engine Oil Capacity
3.5 litresNANA
Seat Height
850 mm840 mm900-920 mm

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

MILEAGE & TOP SPEED

Mileage
12-18 kmpl (Approx.)As reported by the Versys 1000 owners in India, the real mileage of Versys 1000 is 16 kmpl.17 kmpl (approx.)

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
1037 cc1043 cc998 cc
Bore
100 mm77 mm92.0 mm
Stroke
66 mm56 mm75.1 mm
Compression Ratio
11.3:110.3:110.0:1
Number of Cylinders
242
Engine Description
4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90˚ V-twin1043cc, Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke In-Line FourLiquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve parallel twin with 270° crank and uni-cam
Maximum Power
99 HP @ 8000 rpm120 HP @ 9000 rpm94 HP @ 7500 rpm
Maximum Torque
101 Nm at 4000 rpm102 Nm @ 7500 rpm99 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Number of Gears
666
Clutch
Wet MultiplateNAWet, multi-disc corn coil springs, camshaft Assistant aluminum and sliding clutch
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid CooledNA
Fuel System
Fuel injectionFuel Injection: Ø 38 mm x 4Fuel Injection
Lubrication
Wet sumpForced Lubrication, Wet SumpNA
Primary Reduction Ratio
1.838NANA
Final Reduction Ratio
2.411NANA
Ignition
Electronic ignitionDigitalNA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogueAnalogDigital
Trip Meter
Digital-2DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigitalDigital

QUICK FACTS & INFORMATION

Body Type
NakedAdventureAdventure
Official Tagline
All Adventure. No Compromise.Change Your ViewThis is True Adventure!
Price in India
Suzuki V-Strom 1000 price was INR 13.45 Lakh before being discontinued.BS6 Kawasaki Versys 1000 price is Rs 10.99 lakh (ex-showroom).Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports is expected to be priced around INR 14,50,000 in India (ex-showr
Bike Variant
Suzuki V-Strom 1000Kawasaki Versys 1000Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports
Top Speed
126 kmphKawasaki Versys 1000 top speed is 240 kmph (speedo-indicated).190 kmph
Current Status
DiscontinuedAvailableUpcoming
Shades
Pearl Glacier White, Candy Daring RedCandy Lime Green/Metallic Spark Black, Pearl Stardust White/Metallic Spark BlackDakar Rally, Digital Metallic Silver
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol

BATTERY & LIGHTING

Pass Light
NA
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeMF

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
Disc, twinDual Semi-Floating 310mm Petal Discs, Dual Radial-Mount Monobloc, Opposed 4-Piston CalipersTwo 310 mm floating discs, radial calipers hub and 4 pistons (ABS) and sintered pads
Alloy Wheels
Rear Brake
Disc250mm Petal Disc, Single-Piston CaliperA floating disc 256 mm a 2-piston calipers (ABS) and sintered pads.
Wheel Type
AlloysNAWire-spoke with aluminum rim
Front Tyre
110/80R19M/C 59V120/70-ZR17 M/C (58W)90/90-21 M/C 54H
Rear Tyre
150/70R17M/C 69V180/55-ZR17 M/C (73W)150/70 R18 M/C 70H

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Inverted Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped43 mm Inverted Forks with Rebound Damping (Right-Side) and Spring Preload AdjustabilityShowa 45mm cartridge-type inverted telescopic fork with hydraulic dial-style preload and damping (compression & rebound) adjuster
Rear Suspension
Link Type, Coil Spring, Oil DampedHorizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, with Rebound Damping and Remote Spring Preload AdjustabilityMonoblock cast aluminium swing arm with Pro-Link with gas-charged damper, hydraulic dial-style preload adjuster and rebound damping adjustment

Miscellaneous Information

Rake
25°30'27°NA
Trail
109mm106 mmNA

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