Suzuki GSX 400E-S

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Suzuki GSX 400E-S
Manufacturer
Production 1981 - 83
Class Sportbike
Engine
Four stroke, parallel twin, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Top Speed 158 km/h / 98 mph
Ignition Transistorized
Transmission 6 speed constant mesh
Frame Double cradle
Suspension Front: Air assisted telescopic forks
Rear: Dual shocks, preload adjustable
Brakes Front: Single disc
Rear: Drum
Front Tire 3.60S-18 4PR
Rear Tire 4.10S-18 4PR
Wheelbase 1415 mm / 55,7 in
Weight 175 kg / 386 lbs (dry),
Oil Capacity 3.0 Liters / 3.2 US qt / 2.6 Imp qt
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 16 Liters / 4.2 US gal / 3.5 Imp gal
Manuals Service Manual


It could reach a top speed of 158 km/h / 98 mph.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a Air cooled cooled Four stroke, parallel twin, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.. The engine featured a 10.5:1 compression ratio.

Drive[edit]

Power was moderated via the Wet multiple plates, coil spring.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.60S-18 4PR front tire and a 4.10S-18 4PR rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Single disc in the front and a Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Air assisted telescopic forks while the rear was equipped with a Dual shocks, preload adjustable. The GSX 400E-S was fitted with a 16 Liters / 4.2 US gal / 3.5 Imp gal fuel tank. The bike weighed just 175 kg / 386 lbs. The wheelbase was 1415 mm / 55,7 in long.

Photos[edit]

Suzuki GSX 400E-S Suzuki GSX 400E-S

Overview[edit]

Make Model Suzuki GSX 400E - S
Year 1981 - 83
Engine Type Four stroke, parallel twin, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder.
Displacement 398 cc / 24.3 cu in
Bore X Stroke 67 x 56.6 mm
Cooling System Air cooled
Compression 10.5:1
Lubrication Wet sump
Oil Capacity 3.0 Liters / 3.2 US qt / 2.6 Imp qt
Induction 2 x Mikuni BS34SS carburetors
Ignition Transistorized
Starting Electric
Max Power 32.8 kW / 44 hp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque 36.3 Nm / 3.7 kgf-m 26.8 lb-ft @ 8000 rpm
Clutch Wet multiple plates, coil spring
Transmission 6 speed constant mesh
Final Drive Chain
Gear Ratio 1st 2.461 / 2nd 1.777 / 3rd 1.380 / 4th 1.125 / 5th 0.961 / 6th 0.851:1
Primary Drive Ratio 2.714
Secondary Drive Ratio 2.933
Frame Double cradle
Front Suspension Air assisted telescopic forks
Rear Suspension Dual shocks, preload adjustable
Front Brakes Single disc
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.60S-18 4PR
Rear Tire 4.10S-18 4PR
Caster 27.50
Trail 102 mm / 4.02 in
Dimensions Length 2105 mm / 82,9 in Width 755 mm / 29,7 in Height 1070 mm / 42,1 in
Wheelbase 1415 mm / 55,7 in
Dry Weight 175 kg / 386 lbs
Fuel Capacity 16 Liters / 4.2 US gal / 3.5 Imp gal
Consumption Average 5.2 L/100 km / 19.1 km/l / 45 US mpg / 64 Imp mpg
Standing ¼ Mile 15.2 sec
Top Speed 158 km/h / 98 mph

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