Revised SV650S for 2014

Imminent changes are the reason Suzuki hasn’t yet made a 47bhp version of the budget all-rounder

Visordown News's picture
Submitted by Visordown News on Thu, 26/09/2013 - 10:25

SUZUKI is understood to have revised the SV650S for 2014.

Sources say the imminent changes to the popular budget all-rounder are the reason Suzuki has not yet produced a restricted 47bhp version for A2 licence holders.

The SV650S makes 71bhp as standard. There is a restricted version but it makes only 33bhp, the old limit for new licence holders, superseded by 47bhp in January.

At £4,975 plus on-the-road charges, the model is priced to compete for new riders with Honda’s £5,095 CBR500R – or would be, if Suzuki supplied an up-to-date restrictor kit.   

The fact the firm has held off suggests the revisions are significant enough to rule-out the old and new versions sharing the same restrictor kit.

The revised model is likely to be unveiled at the Milan bike show in November.

Crash Media Group
Visordown is part of the CMG Full Throttle Network© : welcoming over 3 million consumers each month