2009 Suzuki DR-Z400S

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2009 Suzuki DR-Z400S
2009 Suzuki DR-Z400S

2009 Suzuki DR-Z400S
2009 Suzuki DR-Z400S


• 2009 Suzuki DR-Z400S

2009 Suzuki DR-Z400S

The DR-Z400S looks like an off-road machine, and it is – with all the unmatched performance capabilities you’d expect from a Suzuki. But look a little more carefully and you’ll see you get a bonus: it’s 100-percent street legal.

The DR-Z400’s exceptional off-road performance should come as no surprise. After all, it uses the same advanced suspension as the renowned DR-Z400E. It also has a lightweight, compact design that helps it offer crisp handling everywhere from tight, technical trails to wide-open fire roads.

Off-road or on the street, the DR-Z400S provides strong torque across the powerband and amazing throttle response. And it features remarkably smooth performance, complemented by conveniences such as electric starting and a compact, easy-to-read instrument cluster.

On the trail or cross town, you can’t beat the Suzuki DR-Z400S.



 

Key Features
Suzuki’s industry-leading DualSport model that combines the best on and off-road features in a lightweight package

Engine Features
Smooth throttle response with a Mikuni™ BSR36 CV-type carburetor fed by 6-liter airbox. 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

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

Electric start with lightweight starter motor and a compact 6.5 amp maintenance-free battery

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

Automatic decompression system for quick/easy engine starts

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

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

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

Chassis Features
Compact digital instrument cluster with speedometer, odometer, twin-trip meters with addition/subtraction capability, clock, timer and stopwatch functions

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

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 on/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

Chrome-moly steel footpegs, aluminum rims/hubs, plus engine guard and rear disc guard




 

2009 Suzuki DR-Z400S – USA Specifications
Model Number DRZ400SK9
Type DualSport
Warranty 12 month unlimited mileage limited warranty.

Suggested Retail $5699
SEP $436
Engine 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Bore & Stroke 90.0 mm (3.543 in) x 62.6 mm (2.465 in)
Compression Ratio 11.3 : 1
Fuel System MIKUNI BSR36, single
Lubrication Dry sump
Ignition Electronic ignition (CDI)
Starter Electric
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive RK520KZ0, 112 links
Overall Length 2310 mm (90.9 in)
Overall Width 875 mm (34.4 in)
Overall Height 1230 mm (48.4 in)
Seat Height 935 mm (36.8 in)
Ground Clearance 300 mm (11.8 in)
Wheelbase 1485 mm (58.5 in)
Dry Weight 144 kg (317 lbs)
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Disc brake
Brakes Rear Disc brake
Tires Front 80/100-21 M/C 51P, tube type
Tires Rear 120/90-18 M/C 65P, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L (2.6/2.2 US/Imp gal) – Including Reserve (CA: 9.5 L (2.5/2.1 US/Imp gal) -Including Reserve)
Color Black, White

 

2009 Suzuki DR-Z400S – Canada Specifications
MSRP: $TBA CDN

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*Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

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