2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

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2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM
2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM
2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM
2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM




– 2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

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 2011 DR-Z400SM.

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 a Motocross-derived inverted forks.

 



2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM Features

Key Features

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

 

Engine Features

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

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

 

Transmission Features

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

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

 

Chassis Features

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

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

Black-painted RK Excel 17″ aluminum rims and radial tires: 120/70-R17 front, 140/70- R17 rear

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

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

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 forks – 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

 

 

 


2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM – United States of America Specifications
USA MSRP – $NA USD

Model may not be available in the USA

 

 


2011 Suzuki DR-Z400SM – Canadian Specifications
Canada MSRP – See dealer for pricing.

Chassis:
Brakes Front Disc brake
Brakes Rear Disc brake
Colour Black
Curb Weight 146 kg (322 lbs)
Final Drive Chain
Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L (2.2 Imp gal)
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)

Engine:
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
Starter Electric

Warranty:
Warranty 12 Month unlimited mileage limited warranty

American Suzuki Motor Corporation makes every effort to present the most current specifications and product features. Because of our policy of continual improvement, changes may be made in equipment, availability, specifications and features without notice or obligation.

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