Suzuki DR-Z 400E Suzuki

DR-Z 400E, 2003-2005 Suzuki DR-Z 400E The DR400 is Suzuki's entry in to the very popular and competitive 4-stroke MX and Enduro market.A day with the kick-start enduro model was spent on a large home-made MX track with plenty of jumps and deep sand.Recently we also took a blast on a road registered (but de-restricted) electric start version. The main step in the de-restricting process is removing the muffler baffle.This provides quite a large difference to the power.The next step is to remove the airbox cover and install a .178 jet to crisp it right up.Now you have around 40 horsepower at the rear wheel. Some 5 more horsepower than the current model DR650! A number of sand drags were held with 2 x DR400 and 1 x YZ400.When they weren't getting up to silly things like grabbing each others bars at 100 kph we found that basically there was nothing in it. With riders switching bikes and around a dozen runs made it was decided that they were level pegged in the acceleration department.We didn't have an XR400… Read more


  • Make Model
    Suzuki DR-Z 400E
  • Year
  • Engine
    Liquid cooled, four stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 4 valve per cylinder.
  • Capacity
  • Bore x Stroke
    90 x 62.6 mm.
  • Compression Ratio
  • Induction
    Mikuni BSR36
  • Ignition / Starting
    Digital CDI / electric
  • Max Power
    40 hp 29.2 kW @ 8500 rpm
  • Transmission / Drive
    5 Speed / chain
  • Front Suspension
    Telescopic, oil-damped, 11-way compression damping, adjustable spring preload
  • Rear Suspension
    Link-type, fully adjustable spring preload, 26-way compression damping
  • Front Brakes
    Single 250mm disc 2 piston caliper
  • Rear Brakes
    Single 220mm disc 1 piston caliper
  • Front Tyre
  • Rear Tyre
  • Seat Height
    945 mm
  • Dry-Weight
    119 KG
  • Fuel Capacity
    10 Litres


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