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Suzuki SV650S (1999 - 2008)

A genuinely all-new design is a rare thing, and even more so when it is a budget bike. Suzuki re-invented the all-round fun roadster with the Bandit back in the mid-1990s, which took the market by storm. Suzuki’s record with V-twins isn’t quite so inspiring. The factory-custom Intruders never captured the public imagination and the TL1000 suffered from scare stories and lack of race-track credibility.
So how to explain the SV650? It sprung all-new and fully formed from Japan at a bargain price. A fun 70 bhp V-twin in an aluminium frame with looks derived from the undeniably handsome TL1000. There was of course evidence of penny pinching if you looked hard enough, like non-adjustable suspension and narrow wheels – even the plain paint schemes, but all the road tests agreed – here was the heir to the Bandit.
Our Suzuki SV650 & SV650S manual will help you gain the confidence you need to service and repair your motorcycle.


Choose the Haynes Manual that is right for you. Key features on your Suzuki SV650S include:

Print book 1yr digital subscription
Maintenance simple weekly checks to keep you on the road
Servicing complete, fully illustrated step-by-step guide
Fault finding pinpoint specific problems easily
The MoT step-by-step test checks
Fuel savings expert advise on maximising MPG
Electrics easy-to-read wiring diagrams
Haynes tips valuable short cuts make many tasks easier
All colour photos and wiring diagrams which can be enlarged-
Easy search find the task you are looking for quickly-
Print-at-home take the sections you need to the workshop-