2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

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2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM
2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM
2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM



2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM Review

2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

Street Legal Dirt Action!

The Suzuki DR-Z400SM is a street legal bike for serious dirt bike enthusiasts on pavement roads. It’s not uncommon to take the SuperMoto down twisty forest trails as well as tight canyon corners. Its 398cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke engine provides strong low-rpm torque and crisp throttle response for any of these occasions. The key difference from the DR-Z400SM and the DR-Z400S are the inverted forks. Inverted front forks contributes to less unsprung weight and improved overall handling. The SuperMoto also comes with wider rims and stickier tires than the dual-purpose 400S.

The DR-Z400SM welcomes you to the exhilarating world of super motard riding with cutting-edge dual purpose bike designs and stylish, functional top-grade equipment that captures the essence of free-spirited street riding pleasure.

Fun to ride whatever street, avenue or highway you’re headed for.

 



2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Suzuki’s Supermotard model based on proven DR-Z400S – combines Supermotard style and features in a narrow, lightweight street-legal package.

Choose your own adventure. For those who love carving corners and the call of the wild, our DualSport machines deliver comfort on the street, control off the beaten path, and full command everywhere in between. Get ready for an ideal combination of lightweight agility and crisp handling.

 

 

2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

ENGINE FEATURES
Lightweight 398cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled, dry-sump engine produces strong, tractable power.

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

Simple electric starting via a lightweight starter motor and an automatic mechanical decompression 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 percent lighter than a cast piston and receives additional oil-cooling to the piston crown through a crankcase oil jet.

Smooth throttle response with a Mikuni™ 36mm carburetor fed by 6-liter air box. The left side cover has quick-release fasteners for easy access to the air filter.

Thermostatically controlled cooling fan mounted to the left radiator helps maintain consistent operating temperature in traffic.

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

 

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

Low-maintenance, long-life sealed O-ring type drive chain produces minimal sounds when riding.

 

CHASSIS FEATURES
Wide, gold-anodized RK Excel aluminum rims with stainless steel spokes are fitted with sporty radial tires: 120/70-R17 front & 140/70-R17 rear.

Strong braking performance is supplied by a front disc brake with a large 300mm floating-type rotor and dual-piston caliper, plus a 240mm rear disc brake with single-piston caliper.

Long travel, SHOWA inverted front fork is derived from a RM250 and features adjustable compression/rebound damping and alumite coating on inner tube surfaces for smooth action.

A fully adjustable rear shock absorber with high/low speed compression damping adjuster and a tapered RM-inspired aluminum swingarm combine for precise rear wheel control.

Renthal tapered aluminum handlebar has an aggressive look, reduces vibration and has a great bend for spirited riding.

Chrome-moly steel frame tuned for Supermoto style riding 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, simplify maintenance and contributes to the trim rear fender appearance.

 

ELECTRICAL FEATURES
Compact digital instrument cluster with speedometer, odometer, and twin-trip meters with addition/subtraction capability, clock and stopwatch functions.

On-road legal lighting with bright 60/55 watt halogen headlight, compact tail/stoplight, lightweight, rubber-mounted turn signals and horn.

Electrical systems, including the easy push button starter, powered by a compact 6.5 amp maintenance-free battery.


 

 


 

2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $7199 USD

Engine
Engine 398cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, single cylinder, DOHC
Bore x Stroke 90.0 mm x 62.6 mm (3.54 in x 2.46 in)
Compression Ratio 11.3 : 1
Fuel System MIKUNI BSR36, single carburetor
Starter Electric
Lubrication Semi-dry sump
Drive Train
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive RK520KZO, 110 links
Chassis
Suspension Front Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Disc brake, single floating rotor
Brakes Rear Disc brake, single rotor
Tires Front 120/70R17M/C 58H, tube type
Tires Rear 140/70R17M/C 66H, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L (2.6 US gal) / 9.5 L (2.5 US Gal) California model
Color Solid Special White and Solid Black
Electrical
Ignition Electronic ignition (CDI)
Headlight 12V 60/55W (H4)
Tail light 12V 21/5W
Dimensions and Curb Weight
Overall Length 2225 mm (87.6 in)
Overall Width 855 mm (33.7 in)
Overall Height 1200 mm (47.2 in)
Wheelbase 1460 mm (57.5 in)
Ground Clearance 260 mm (10.2 in)
Seat Height 890 mm (35.0 in)
Curb Weight 146 kg (322 lbs)
Warranty
Warranty 12-month, unlimited mileage, limited warranty*
Extensions * Extensions available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)





 


 

2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $7699 CDN

ENGINE
Type 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, single cylinder, DOHC
Displacement 398cc
Bore x Stroke 90.0mm x 62.6mm (3.5in x2.5in)
Compression Ratio 11.3 : 1
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
CHASSIS
Overall Length 2225 mm (87.6 in)
Overall Width 855 mm (33.7 in)
Overall Height 1200 mm (47.2 in)
Wheelbase 1460 mm (57.5 in)
Ground Clearance 260 mm (10.2 in)
Seat Height 890 mm (35.0 in)
Curb Mass 146 kg (321 lbs)
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil Spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Disc
Brakes Rear Disc
Tires Front 120/70R17M/C 58H, tube type
Tires Rear 140/70R17M/C 66H, tube type
Ignition Type Electronic ignition (CDI)
Fuel Tank 10.0L (2.6 US gal)
WARRANTY
Standard Warranty 12 Month unlimited mileage limited warranty







 

2016 Suzuki DR-Z400SM – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

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