Suzuki DR-Z400SM

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If you love adventure and driving motorcycles. Suzuki has a great new 2013 model for you. The Suzuki DR-Z400SM is a street legal bike for serious dirt bike enthusiasts. It’s not uncommon to take the SuperMoto down a twisty forest trail as well as a tight canyon corners. Its 398cc liquid-cooled, four-stroke engine provides strong low-rpm torque and crisp throttle response for any of these occasions…



2013 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

Price: $6,999

Technical specification and Feature:



398cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, single cylinder, DOHC

Bore x Stroke:

90.0 mm x 62.6 mm (3.54 in x 2.44 in)

Compression Ratio:

11.3 : 1

Fuel System:

MIKUNI BSR36, single




Dry sump



5-speed constant mesh

Final Drive:

RK520KZO, 110 links


Suspension Front:

Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped

Suspension Rear:

Link type, coil spring, oil damped

Brakes Front:

Disc brake

Brakes Rear:

Disc brake

Tires Front:

120/70R17M/C 58H, tube type

Tires Rear:

140/70R17M/C 66H, tube type

Fuel Tank Capacity:

2.6 US – Including Reserve





Electronic ignition (CDI)

Dimensions and Curb Weight:

Overall Length:

2225 mm (87.6 in)

Overall Width:

855 mm (33.7 in)


1460 mm (57.5 in)

Ground Clearance:

260 mm (10.2 in)

Seat Height:

890 mm (35.0 in)

Curb Weight:

146 kg (321 lbs)



12 month unlimited mileage limited warranty.


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.

RK Excel 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.

Long travel, Showa-brand inverted front fork derived from RM250 – features adjustable compression/rebound damping and alumite coating on inner tube surfaces for smooth action.

New front and rear axle sliders

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

Additional 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.

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.

Renthal tapered aluminum handlebar for reduced vibration and an aggressive look.

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