Buyers Guide 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400SM Buyer's Guide | Specs & Price

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400SM Buyer’s Guide | Specs & Price

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400SM

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400SM Buyer's Guide | Specs & PriceThe Japanese have shied away from supermoto bikes in recent years, but the venerable 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400SM remains and is unchanged this year, except for the new color scheme.

It also happens to be the largest displacement supermoto machine Japan has ever sold in the United States. The DR-Z400SM is a supermoto version of the well-established DR-Z400S dual sport bike, sharing the same engine and frame. For supermoto service, the DR-Z400SM gets a suspension upgrade, 17-inch wheels, and Dunlop Sportmax street tires.

The result is a motorcycle that is a canyon bike, capable of the light-duty dirt riding, and still a fantastic commuter machine. Sure, we’d like to see fuel-injection and a 450cc motor, but until that updates comes, we enjoy the 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400SM, as is

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2017 Suzuki DR-Z400SM Specs:

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400SM priceENGINE

  • Engine: SOHC single
  • Bore x stroke: 90.0 x 62.6mm
  • Displacement: 398cc
  • Cooling: Liquid-cooled
  • Compression ratio: 11.3:1
  • Fueling system: 36mm Mikuni BSR carburetor
  • Ignition: CDI
  • Lubrication: Wet sump
  • Transmission: 5-speed
  • Final drive: RK chain

CHASSIS

  • Frame: Chromoly steel
  • Front suspension: Showa forks w/ damping adjustment
  • Rear suspension: Fully adjustable linkage-assisted shock
  • Front brake: Floating 300mm disc w/ 4-piston caliper
  • Rear brake: 240mm disc w/ 2-piston caliper
  • Front tire: 120/70R17 tube-type
  • Rear tire: 140/70R17 tube-type

DIMENSIONS

  • Overall length: 87.6 inches
  • Overall width: 33.7 inches
  • Wheelbase: 57.5 inches
  • Seat height: 35.0 inches
  • Ground clearance: 10.2 inches
  • Curb weight: 322 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 2.6 gallons

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400SM Color:

  • Solid Special White No. 2

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400SM Price:

  • $7199 MSRP
  • Warranty: 12-month, unlimited mileage, limited warranty

Don Williams
Don Williamshttp://www.ultimatemotorcycling.com
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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