The DR-Z400E truly sits in a class of its own and offers riders a capable, ultra-reliable machine without the large price tag.

Riders will be impressed with the amount of torque coming from the 398cc, liquid-cooled powerplant, as well as the crisp handling from the adjustable suspension. The DR-Z400E comes with an electric start, easy-to-read instrument cluster, fitted with powerful disc brakes and lightweight aluminium wheels.

^ The DR-Z400E is a non-ABS competition enduro motorcycle. Road registration is supplied in compliance with the Land Transport Rule Light-vehicle Brakes 2002 Rule 32014/2002. Price excludes Tyrewise fee.


Engine Type 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC
Engine Displacement (CC) 398
Bore x Stroke 90.0 mm x 62.6 mm
Transmission 5-speed
Fuel System Carburettor KEIHIN FCR39, single
Starter System Electric
Overall Length (mm) 2310
Overall Width (mm) 825
Overall Height (mm) 1235
Wheelbase (mm) 1475
Ground Clearance (mm) 320
Seat Height (mm) 960
Curb Mass (kg) 138
Suspension - Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension - Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes - Front Disc
Brakes - Rear Disc
Tyre - Front 80/100-21 M/C 51P, tube type
Tyre - Rear 120/90-18 M/C 65P, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity (L) 9


  • The engine features compact, streamlined design for the double advantage of low engine positioning and extra-slim, off-road rider-friendly chassis.
  • Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Materials (SCEM) cylinder for durability, weight reduction and superior heat transfer.
  • KEIHIN FCR39 flat-side carburettor for seamless and smooth engine power delivery.
  • Quickly-release left side cover for easy access to the air filter.
  • Dry-sump lubrication system makes crankcase compact.
  • Magnesium-alloy clutch, magneto and cam covers contribute to weight reduction.
  • Digitally mapped DC-CDI system monitors throttle position/engine rpm and adjusts ignition timing to maintain efficient combustion.
  • Rider-friendly electric engine starter with a lightweight electric starter motor and a compact, maintenance-free battery.
  • Automatic decompression system lifts one exhaust valve to provide easy starting.
  • The bodywork features smooth transitions between the tail and seat to facilitate machine control on or off-road.
  • Long travel, 49 mm-stanchion-tube front forks and progressive linkage rear suspension system are both multi-adjustable.
  • Narrow frame made of thin, round and rectangular chrome-moly steel tubes for exceptional torsional rigidity with minimum weight.

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