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2012 Suzuki DR-Z 400S Base

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2012 Suzuki DR-Z 400S Base Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  On-Off Road
BASE MSRP(US)  $6,199.00
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid / Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  90 / 3.55
Stroke (mm/in)  62.6 / 2.47
Displacement (cc/ci)  398 / 24.3
Compression Ratio  11.3:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Mikuni
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  36
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  2.26 / 1.73 / 1.38 / 1.09 / 0.86
Reverse  No
Final Drive Ratio  2.93
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubed
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  80
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  100
Front Tire Speed Rating  51P
Front Wheel Diameter  21
Rear Tire Width  120
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Rear Tire Speed Rating  65P
Rear Wheel Diameter  18
Front Tire (Full Spec)  80/100 R21 51P
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  120/90 R18 65P
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.8 / 250
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  8.7 / 220
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.9 / 49
Front Travel (in/mm)  11.3 / 288
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  11.6 / 295
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.58
Width (in/mm)  34.4 / 875
Height (in/mm)  48.4 / 1230
Wheelbase (in/mm)  58.5 / 1485
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  11.8 / 300
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  7
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  317 / 144
GVWR (lbs/kgs)  740 / 335.7
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  2.6 / 10
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.6 / 2.3
Performance  Standard
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  36.8 / 935
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum / Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  Yes
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Lap Timer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  On-Off Road
Manufacturer Country  Japan
NADATrimID  98163
Display Name  DR-Z400S
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Decal Kit  Standard
Storage:  
Tail Bag Material  Vinyl
Tail Bag Trim  Plain
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
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