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2016 Yamaha SR400 Review
2016 Yamaha SR400 on www.Totalmotorcycle.com
A legendary classic that’s a kick to ride, with retro 1970s styling and one of the best performing 399cc air-cooled engines….
RETRO COOL. BUILT TO CUSTOMIZE.
The new SR400 is a legendary classic that’s a kick to ride. With retro styling and one of the best performing 399cc air cooled engines, it embodies the meaning of “Everything old is new again.”
The big single has always held a special place in the hearts of motorcyclists. And when we launched the original Yamaha SR400 over 30 years ago it became a favourite with riders who yearned for a simple, agile and engaging motorcycle.
Over the years the huge level of interest in the SR has never gone away. And now the Yamaha SR400 is ready to become an integral part of the daily lives of a whole new generation of riders who appreciate its enduring appeal.
This timeless retro just oozes charm and authenticity wherever you look. And as the basis for creating your own cafÃ© racer, bobber or street scrambler, the SR400 offers endless possibilities.
2016 Yamaha SR400 www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
Charismatic, Torquey Engine
The SR400™ is powered by a 399cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve engine that produces a torquey, “thumper” engine character that makes it an absolute blast to ride. Fuel injection gives the motor fantastic response and modern practicality.
•Light and Compact
The SR400 weighs a mere 384 pounds and has a slim chassis and natural riding position with a low, 30.9-inch seat height. This combination makes for a machine that is well suited to both entry riders as well as experienced enthusiasts.
•Authentic Kick Starter
Virtually unique among today’s street bikes, there’s no push-button starter. The SR400 is equipped with an easy-to-use kick starter as the only means of getting the engine running. That will draw smiles from old-school motorcycle fans and appeal to more modern motorcycle enthusiasts who value authenticity in their motorcycle.
•Built to Customize
The Yamaha SR400 is the perfect motorcycle for both the custom bike builder and the rider who loves personalization. The SR is world renowned for its basis as the perfect platform as a CafÃ© or Street Tracker machine. Personalization and customization are limited only by the designer’s imagination.
2016 Yamaha SR400 www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
Simple and Robust Powerplant
The 399cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve power plant with electronic fuel injection combined with the SR400’s light weight makes for a very fun motorcycle to ride. The single-cylinder design is easy to maintain, too.
•Authentic Kick Starter
Easy to start kick-starter is actuated through a handlebar mounted compression release that makes starting the SR400 quick and easy, with very little effort.
•Charismatic, Torquey Engine
The torquey, single-cylinder engine provides “thumper” appeal and engine character with a feeling of direct power connection to the rear wheel adding to the fun factor of the SR400.
Light and Compact
Slim, narrow, semi-double-cradle steel frame makes for a very compact body design for excellent rider maneuverability.
3.2 gallon fuel tank offers excellent touring range with an estimated 66 miles per gallon*.
Compact 55.5” wheelbase makes for quick, light steering for fun riding when the roads get twisty.
A classically-styled one-piece seat design offers plenty of room for rider and passenger.
Front disc brake offers optimum stopping power, with a sealed drum rear for classic looks.
Chain final drive provides efficient power transfer to the rear wheel.
Built to Customize
Outstanding platform for personalization and customization.
2016 Yamaha SR400 – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $5,990 – Onyx – Available from October 2015
Engine Type 399cc, air-cooled four-stroke single, SOHC; 2 valves
Bore x Stroke 87.0mm x 62.7mm
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection
Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission 5-speed; multi-plate wet clutch
Final Drive O-ring chain
Suspension / Front Telescopic fork; 5.9-in travel
Suspension / Rear Dual shock swingarm; 4.1-in travel
Brakes / Front Hydraulic single disc brake, 298mm
Brakes / Rear 150mm drum
Tires / Front 90/100-18
Tires / Rear 110/90-18
L x W x H 82.1 in x 29.5 in x 43.1 in
Seat Height 30.9 in
Wheelbase 55.5 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 27.7°
Trail 4.4 in
Ground Clearance 5.1 in
Fuel Capacity 3.2 gal
Fuel Economy 66 mpg
Wet Weight 384 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
** Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha.
Your actual mileage will vary depending on road conditions, how you ride and maintain your vehicle,
accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.
*** Wet weight includes the vehicle with all standard equipment and all fluids, including oil, coolant (as
applicable) and a full tank of fuel. It does not include the weight of options or accessories. Wet weight is
useful in making real-world comparisons with other models.
2016 Yamaha SR400 – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: Starting from $ CDN
Specifications, appearance, and price of product are subject to change without notice.
* MSRP does not include freight, PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection), pre-rigging (boats), or taxes. Dealer may sell for less. See your local dealer for out the door pricing.
± Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha and converted into Canadian measurements. Your actual mileage will vary depending on road condition, how you ride, maintain your vehicle, accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.
2016 Yamaha SR400 – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: See Dealer for pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Engine type 4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valves
Bore x stroke 87.0 mm x 67.2 mm
Compression ratio 8.5 : 1
Maximum power 17.1 kW (23.2PS) @ 6,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 27.4 Nm (2.8 kg-m) @ 3,000 rpm
Lubrication system Dry sump
Clutch Type Wet, Multiple Disc
Carburettor Fuel Injection
Ignition system TCI
Starter system Kick
Transmission system Constant Mesh, 5-speed
Final transmission Chain
Frame Steel Double Cradle
Front suspension system Telescopic forks
Front travel 150 mm
Caster Angle 27º
Trail 111 mm
Rear suspension system Dual shock
Rear Travel 125 mm
Front brake Hydraulic Disc, Ã˜ 298 mm
Rear brake Drum mm
Front tyre 90/100-18M/C 54S Tube type
Rear tyre 110/90-18M/C 61S Tube type
Overall length 2,085 mm
Overall width 750 mm
Overall height 1,095 mm
Seat height 785 mm
Wheel base 1,410 mm
Minimum ground clearance 130 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 174 kg
Fuel tank capacity 12 litres
Oil tank capacity 2.4 litres
*Starting at MSRP is the manufactured suggested price and excludes delivery, setup, tax, title, license, and additional fees and expenses. Bikes may be shown with optional accessories. Final sale price determined by an authorized dealer. Specifications and MSRP are subject to change.
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