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– 2010 Suzuki DR-Z400SM
2010 Suzuki DR-Z400SM
Absolute riding pleasure
How’s this for a red-hot combination? Take the incredible versatility and performance of Suzuki’s renowned DR-Z400. Mix in street-legal capabilities and unmatched handling. Then add a double shot of aggressive Suzuki styling and attitude. The result is the 2010 DR-Z400SM.
The DR-Z400SM welcomes you to the exhilarating world of supermotard riding with cutting-edge dual purpose bike designs and stylish, functional top-grade equipment that captures the essence of free-spirited street riding pleasure.
For exceptional performance on the street, the DR-Z400SM offers remarkably smooth performance, along with a rush of torque across the powerband. For crisp handling, it features a lightweight, compact design, complemented by advanced suspension front and rear, including an RM250-derived inverted fork.
The DR-Z400SM Supermotard. It’s the definition of performance – wherever you ride.
Suzuki’s Supermotard model based on DR-Z400S – combines Supermotard style and features in a narrow, lightweight street-legal package
398cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valve engine shared with the DR-Z400S produces lots of useful torque, and features amazingly compact, lightweight and streamlined high-tech designs give full pleasure of supermotard riding.
Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) plated engine’s aluminium cylinder bore for durability, weight reduction and superior heat transfer.
Dry-sump oiling system keeps the crankcases compact for agile handling.
Clutch, magneto and cam covers all made of lightweight aluminium-alloy.
Digitally mapped DC-CDI system monitoring throttle position/engine rpm and adjusts ignition timing efficient combustion.
Compact electric starter motor and automatic compression release system for easy starting.
Massive 310mm floating type front disc brake, same size used on the GSX-R1000 and 240mm rear disc brake shared with the RM250 provide h3 stopping power.
Showa inverted front forks derived from the RM250 make for extra-smooth stroke action.
Compression damping force 21-way adjustable and rebound damping force 19-way adjustable.
Long-travel, damping and spring preload adjustable rear shock absorber also using RM’s technology, and stylish tapered aluminium-alloy swingarm with a progressive linkage. Spring preload fully adjustable compression damping force 20-way adjustable and rebound damping force 17-way adjustable.
Based on the advanced Dual Purpose model DR-Z400S, the DR-Z400SM’s bodywork is sculpted as slim as possible, especially at footpegs, and features super-smooth transitions between major section such as fuel tank, seat, radiator covers, side covers and rear fender.
Narrow, lightweight thin-wall chrome-moly steel tubing frame and a bolt-on type, aluminium-alloy subframe made for light, responsive handling.
17-inch high-grip front and rear radial tyres on the wide and stylishly black-coloured aluminium-rim wheels.
Easy-to-read multi-function digital instrument includes speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeters with both addition and subtraction functions, clock and stopwatch with subtraction capability.
Bright 60/55W halogen headlight with maintenance-free battery.
Features and Benefits
Additional weight savings with magnesium valve cover, clutch cover, and magneto cover
Automatic decompression system for quick/easy engine starts
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
Compact 5-speed transmission utilizes a cable-operated clutch with separate outer cover for simplified clutch maintenance
Electric start with lightweight starter motor and a compact 6.5 amp maintenance-free battery
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
Lightweight 398cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled, dry-sump engine produces strong, tractable low-rpm power
SCEM-plated cylinder (nickel-silicon-phosphorous) is lighter and more durable than an iron liner with excellent heat transfer properties
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
A bolt-on aluminum subframe helps reduce weight and simplify maintenance
A fully adjustable rear shock absorber with high/low speed compression damping adjuster and aluminum swingarm for precise rear wheel control
Black-painted RK Excel 17″ aluminum rims and radial tires: 120/70-R17 front, 140/70- R17 rear
Chrome-moly steel footpegs, aluminum rims/hubs, plus engine guard and rear disc guard
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
Compact digital instrument cluster with speedometer, odometer, twin-trip meters with addition/subtraction capability, clock, timer and stopwatch functions
Long travel, Showa-brand inverted front fork – features adjustable compression/rebound damping and alumite coating on inner tube surfaces for smooth action
Narrow profile with smooth transitions between the tank, seat and bodywork
Front and rear axle sliders
On-road legal lighting with bright 60/55 watt halogen headlight, compact tail/stoplight, lightweight, rubber-mounted turn signals and horn
Renthal tapered aluminum handlebar for reduced vibration and an aggressive look
Strong braking performance supplied by a front disc brake with a large 300mm floating-type rotor and dual-piston caliper, plus 240mm rear disc brake with single-piston caliper
2010 Suzuki DR-Z400SM – USA Specifications
MSRP: $TBA USD
2010 Suzuki DR-Z400SM – Canada Specifications
MSRP: $8,399 CDN
Brakes Front Disc brake
Brakes Rear Disc brake
Curb Weight 146 kg (321 lbs)
Final Drive RK520KZO, 110 links
Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L (2.2 Imp gal) – Including Reserve
Ground Clearance 260 mm (10.2 in)
Overall Length 2225 mm (87.6 in)
Overall Width 855 mm (33.7 in)
Seat Height 890 mm (35.0 in)
Suspension Front Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Tires Front 120/70R17M/C 58H, tube type
Tires Rear 140/70R17M/C 66H, tube type
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Wheelbase 1460 mm (57.5 in)
Bore Stroke 90.0 mm (3.543 in) x 62.6 mm (2.465 in)
Compression Ratio 11.3 : 1
Engine 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Fuel System MIKUNI BSR36, single
Ignition Electronic ignition (CDI)
Lubrication Dry sump
Warranty 12 Month unlimited mileage limited warranty
2010 Suzuki DR-Z400SM – Australia Specifications
MSRP: $TBA AU
398cc, four-stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 4-valve, liquid cooled
Inverted telescopic, oil-damped, adjustable compression and rebound damping
Link-type, fully-adjustable spring preload, adjustable compression and rebound damping
Single hydraulic disc
Single hydraulic disc
One year unlimited km