Suzuki DR400: review, history, specs

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Suzuki DR400
Production 1980
Class Enduro
Predecessor Suzuki DR370
396cc air-cooled single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 88.0mm x 65.2mm
Compression ratio 9.3:1
Top Speed 80 mph (128 km/h)
Horsepower 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 7500RPM
Fuel System 33mm Mikuni Carburetor
Spark Plug NGK D8EA '80
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Final Drive Chain: 520x108 ‘80[1]
Front Sprocket 16T ‘80[1]
Rear Sprocket 46T ‘80[1]
Suspension Front: Telescopic Coil Forks
Rear: Dual Gas Shocks
Brakes Front: expanding brake
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 3.00-21
Rear Tire 4.60-18
Weight 141.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 2.38 Gallon (9.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Suzuki DR400S was a single cylinder, four-stroke Enduro motorcycle produced by Suzuki in 1980. It could reach a top speed of 80 mph (128 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 7500 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 88.0mm bore x 65.2mm stroke result in a displacement of just 396.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-plate.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 3.00-21 front tire and a 4.60-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic Coil Forks while the rear was equipped with a Dual Gas Shocks. The DR400S was fitted with a 2.38 Gallon (9.00 Liters) fuel tank.

1980 DR400T[edit | edit source]

1980 Suzuki DR400T

  • FRAME #: DR400-100042
  • ENGINE #: DR400-100043
  • ENGINE TYPE: 397cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 372
  • COLOR: White
  • Three tone blue tank stripes
  • Rectangular headlight

1980 - 1985 Suzuki DR 400 S[edit | edit source]

1980 - 1985 Suzuki DR 400 S 1980 - 1985 Suzuki DR 400 S 1980 - 1985 Suzuki DR 400 S

In Media[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2019 Western Power Sports Catalog. Western Power Sports. 2019.