Originally Posted by duke944
I've owned both a 919 and SV1000n, albeit for short times. Someone else mentioned 919 behaves like a vtwin, and that's the truth - it pulls about as hard as the SV from idle up and felt every bit as quick as the SV.
I think its a myth that the VT gives more torque down low then a IL4.
Its all about how the engine was constructed. Try a CB1000R, it will pull hard from 2000rpm and up, power from the get go in every gear.