Essence Of Super Motard Riding

The DR-Z400SM welcomes you to the exhilarating world of supermotard riding with cutting-edge dual purpose bike designs and stylish, functional top-grade equipment that captures the essence of free-spirited street riding pleasure.

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 an RM-Z450-derived inverted fork.

The DR-Z400SM Supermotard. It's the definition of performance - wherever you ride.

Key Features

  • High Performance 4-Stroke Engine
    High Performance 4-Stroke Engine

    398cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valve engine produces broad, tractable power and torque, and features compact, streamlined design for the double advantage of low engine positioning and extra-slim, off-road rider-friendly chassis.

  • 49mm Showa Fork
    49mm Showa Fork

    Long-travel, cartridge-style forks feature adjustable compression/rebound damping and adjustable spring preload for all types of on/off-road terrain.

  • Performance Rear Shock
    Performance Rear Shock

    A fully adjustable progressive linkage rear shock absorber (spring preload/compression damping adjustable) and aluminium swingarm ensures precise rear wheel control.

  • Agile Animal
    Agile Animal

    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.

  • Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) plated engine's aluminium cylinder bore for durability, weight reduction and superior heat transfer.
  • Dry-sump oiling system keeps the crankcases compact for agile handling.
  • Clutch, magneto and cam covers all made of lightweight aluminium-alloy.
  • Digitally mapped DC-CDI system monitoring throttle position/engine rpm and adjusts ignition timing efficient combustion.
  • Compact electric starter motor and automatic compression release system for easy starting.
  • Massive 310mm floating type front disc brake, same size used on the GSX-R1000 and 240mm rear disc brake shared with the RM-Z450 provide serious stopping power.
  • Showa inverted front forks derived from the RM-Z450 make for extra-smooth stroke action. Compression damping force 21-way adjustable and rebound damping force 19-way adjustable.
  • Long-travel, damping and spring preload adjustable rear shock absorber also using RM's technology, and stylish tapered aluminium-alloy swingarm with a progressive linkage. Spring preload fully adjustable compression damping force 20-way adjustable and rebound damping force 17-way adjustable.
  • Based on the advanced Dual Purpose model DR-Z400S, the DR-Z400SM's bodywork is sculpted as slim as possible, especially at footpegs, and features super-smooth transitions between major section such as fuel tank, seat, radiator covers, side covers and rear fender.
  • 17-inch high-grip front and rear radial tyres on the wide and stylishly anodized aluminium-rim wheels.
  • Easy-to-read multi-function digital instrument includes speedometer, odometer, dual tripmeters with both addition and subtraction functions, clock and stopwatch with subtraction capability.
  • Bright 60/55W halogen headlight with maintenance-free battery.

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