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2006 Suzuki DR-Z400E
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2006 Suzuki DR-Z400E
2006 Suzuki DR-Z400E

2006 Suzuki DR-Z400E
2006 Suzuki DR-Z400E


- 2006 Suzuki DR-Z400E

2006 Suzuki DR-Z400E


California specification model available - green sticker legal


Off-road lighting includes a bright 55-watt headlight and an innovative LED-type taillight. The compact, bright and durable taillight features bright-red LEDs

Compact LED taillight mounted in a flexible base

Additional weight savings with magnesium valve cover, clutch cover, and magneto cover

Narrow profile with smooth transitions between the tank, seat and bodywork

Chrome-moly steel frame is torsionally strong with minimal weight. The backbone tube, front down tube, and steering head gussets form the dry-sump engine oil tank

A bolt-on aluminum subframe helps reduce weight and simplify maintenance

Long travel, 49mm cartridge-style forks feature adjustable compression/rebound damping and adjustable spring preload for all types of off-road terrain

A fully-adjustable rear shock absorber with high/low speed compression damping adjuster and aluminum swingarm for precise rear wheel control

Sure stopping power is supplied by a 250mm front disc brake with dual-piston caliper, and a 220mm rear disc brake with a single-piston caliper

Lightweight chrome-moly RM-style steel footpegs, and aluminum rims and hubs



398cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled, dry-sump engine produces strong low-rpm power

Compact 4-valve cylinder head with 36mm intake valves, 29mm exhaust valves, narrow 28° included valve angle and shim-under-bucket valve adjustment system

Automatic decompression system for quick/easy engine starts (also equipped with manual system)

SCEM-plated cylinder (nickel-silicon-phosphorous) is lighter and more durable than an iron liner with excellent heat transfer properties

Forged aluminum piston is 10% lighter than a cast piston and receives additional oil cooling to the piston crown through a crankcase oil jet

Quick throttle response is provided by a Keihin™ FCR39 carburetor fed by 6-liter airbox, (CA. model - Mikuni BSR36) The left side cover has quick-release fasteners for easy access to the air filter

Compact 5-speed transmission utilizes a cable-operated clutch with separate outer cover for simplified clutch maintenance

Electric start system features a lightweight starter motor and a compact 6.5 amp maintenance-free battery. (Note: Kickstart system kit available - can be added to electric-start model, but does not replace electric system) See the Suzuki Genuine Accessory Catalog for the optional kickstart



MSRP: $5,499.00

Engine: 398 cc, four-stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 4-valve, liquid cooled
Warranty: 6 month unlimited mileage limited warranty
Bore & Stroke: 90 x 62.6 mm
Compression ratio: 12.2:1
Fuel System: Keihin™ FCR39, (CA. model Mikuni BSR36)
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition: Digital/DC-CDI
Starter: Electric
Transmission: 5-speed
Final Drive: #520 chain
Overall Length: 2235 mm (88.0 in.)
Overall Width: 825 mm (32.5 in.)
Overall Height: 1245 mm (49.0 in.)
Seat Height: 945mm (37.2 in.)
Ground Clearance: 325mm (12.8 in.)
Wheelbase: 1475 mm (58.1 in.)
Dry Weight: 119kg (262 lbs.)


FRONT: Telescopic, cartridge-type, oil-damped, adjustable preload, 14-way compression damping and 18-way rebound damping
REAR: Link-type, fully-adjustable spring preload, adjustable high/low compression dampimg and adjustable rebound damping
FRONT: Single hydraulic disc
REAR: Single hydraulic disc
FRONT: 80/100-21
REAR: 110/100-18
Fuel Tank Capacity: 10 liter (2.6 gal.)
Color: Yellow