Suzuki GN400: history, specs, pictures

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Suzuki GN400
Manufacturer
Production 80-82
Class Road
Engine
397cc Four-stroke
Spark Plug NGK D8EA '80-82
Battery YUASA 6N4B-2A '80-82
Front Tire 3.60-18 '80-82
Rear Tire 4.60-16 '80-82
Weight
Oil Filter K&N KN-133
Manuals Service Manual


The Suzuki GN400 is a motorcycle produced by Suzuki from 1980 to 1982.


1980 GN400T[edit]

1980 Suzuki GN400T


  • FRAME #: GN400-500028
  • ENGINE #: GN400-100051
  • ENGINE TYPE: 397cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 373
  • COLOR: Black
  • Mag-type wheels
  • Chrome fenders
  • Pullback handlebars


1981 GN400TX[edit]

1981 Suzuki GN400TX


  • V.I.N. #: JS1NK41A B 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: GN400-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 396cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 373
  • COLOR: Black
  • New tank and side covers stripes

1982 GN400TZ[edit]

1982 Suzuki GN400TZ


  • V.I.N. #: JS1NK41A C 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: GN400-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 396cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 373
  • COLOR: Black, Red
  • New style mag-type wheels
  • Black headlight housing
  • Rectangular front master cylinder


1980 GN400XT[edit]

1980 Suzuki GN400XT


  • FRAME #: GN400-100022
  • ENGINE #: GN400-100051
  • ENGINE TYPE: 397cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 373
  • COLOR: Red
  • Spoke wheels
  • GN400X side covers emblem
  • Rectangular front master cylinder


1981 GN400XX[edit]

1981 Suzuki GN400XX
1981 Suzuki GN400X in Maroon
1981 Suzuki GN400X in Maroon



  • V.I.N. #: JS1NK41A B 100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: GN400-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 396cc Four-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 373
  • COLOR: Red
  • New tank and side covers stripes
Suzuki GN400
Manufacturer
Also called GN400TD, GN 400 TD, GN400L, GN 400 L, GN 400
Production 1980 - 1981
Class Cruiser
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 88.0mm x 65.2mm
Compression ratio 9.3:1
Top Speed 80 mph (129 km/h)
Horsepower 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 7400RPM
Torque 22.13 ft/lbs (30.0 Nm) @ 5000RPM
Fuel System 36mm Mikuni CarbURETOR
Spark Plug NGK D8EA
Battery YUASA 6N4B-2A
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Final Drive Chain: 520x98
Front Sprocket 16T
Rear Sprocket 37T
Suspension Front: Telescopic fork
Rear: Dual shocks
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 3.60-18
Rear Tire 4.60-16
Wheelbase 55.51 inches (1410 mm)
Length 83.11 inches (2111 mm)
Width 33.11 inches (841 mm)
Weight 155.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.7 Gallon (14.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Suzuki GN400TD was a single cylinder, four-stroke Cruiser motorcycle produced by Suzuki between 1980 and 1981. It could reach a top speed of 80 mph (129 km/h). Max torque was 22.13 ft/lbs (30.0 Nm) @ 5000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 7400 RPM.

Engine[edit]

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]

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

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.60-18 front tire and a 4.60-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a Dual shocks. The GN400TD was fitted with a 3.7 Gallon (14.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 55.51 inches (1410 mm) long.

1980 - 1984 Suzuki GN 400 L[edit]

1980 - 1984 Suzuki GN 400 L

The Suzuki GN 400L from 1980 to 1982 belonged to the then modern category of Softchopper. In the case of the GN 400L, this is expressed above all in a wide and comfortable seat bench and the raised handlebars for an emphatically upright sitting position. The drop-shaped tank is also reminiscent of Chopper, otherwise, the Suzuki GN 400L is simply motorcycle.




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