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Suzuki SV1000 Specs, Manuals, & Info


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If you’ve got a SV1000 that you’re working on, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re doing a full rebuild or restoration motorcycle project or you just need to complete some routine maintenance, we’ve got all the information and links to what you need to do the job right.

On this page you’ll find:

  • Links to the motorcycle service manual for your SV1000.
  • Where you can find used SV1000s for sale to start a new motorcycle project or get a parts bike.
  • Specs, details, and information about the history of the SV1000. may earn an affiliate commission when you make a purchase through the links on this page.

SV1000 Specs & Details

The Suzuki SV1000 was a street bike available as a naked bike or half-faired version from 2003 to 2007.

The SV1000 was the larger version of the popular SV650 motorcycle, and shares a lot of common parts and components.

Notable differences between each model include the frame, handlebars, swingarm, and forks.

Unlike bikes it was competing with (e.g. Honda’s SuperHawk), the SV1000 featured a fuel injection system rather than carbs.

Highlights of the Suzuki SV1000 specs include:

  • Top Speed: 148 mph.
  • Engine Displacement: 996cc.
  • Cylinders/Engine Type: V-twin DOHC
  • Compression Ratio: 11.6:1
  • Transmission: 6 speed.
  • Wet Weight: 456 to 480 lbs.

Refer to the table below for full specs and details:

ClassSport touring
EngineFour-stroke, liquid cooled, 90 degree V-Twin, DOHC, 8-valves, TSCC
Compression ratio11.6:1
Top Speed148 mph
Horsepower124.98 HP (93.2 KW) @ 6800RPM
Torque75.24 ft/lbs (102.0 Nm) @ 7500RPM
Fuel SystemElectronic Injection
Air FilterK&N SU-6503[1]
Spark PlugNGK CR8EK
Transmission6 Speed, manual
ClutchWet, multi-plate, manual
Final DriveChain: 530×110
Front Sprocket17T
Rear Sprocket40T
Front SuspensionTelescopic, cartridge-type, adjustable preload, adjustable compression and rebound damping
Rear SuspensionLink-type, adjustable preload, adjustable compression and rebound damping
Front BrakeDual hydraulic discs
Rear BrakeSingle hydraulic disc
Front Tire120/70-ZR17
Rear Tire180/55-ZR17
Wheelbase56.3 inches (1430 mm)
Length82.09 inches (2085 mm)
Width29.29 inches (744 mm)
Height46.06 inches (1170 mm)
Seat Height31.5 inches (800 mm)
Weight410.06 pounds (186.0 Kg) (dry), 186.0 kg (wet)
Recommended OilSuzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity4.49 Gallon (17.00 Liters)

SV1000 Years & Variations

Model years and variations for the SV1000 include:

  • SV1000
  • SV1000S
  • SV1000SZ

Find a SV1000 for Sale Near You

If you’re looking for a SV1000 of your own or need a donor parts bike for your current motorcycle project, you can use the used bike search tool to find what you’re looking for.

Click your state below to find used SV1000s near you.

These motorcycle search engines search Craigslist listing for the entire state so you don’t have to individually search each specific region.

Once you’ve got the bike up and running, be sure to check back to our motorcycle registration and title guides if you need help getting plates (Especially if you’ve bought the SV1000 without a title).

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