Suzuki GSF 400 Bandit: review, history, specs


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Class: street

Related: Suzuki GSX-R400

Production: 1989-1997

Models
Suzuki GSF400 Bandit

1989-1995

(Japan, Europe, North America)

Suzuki GSF400 Bandit VC (variable valve control)

1991-1997

(Japan, Europe, North America)

Suzuki GSF400 Bandit
Suzuki GSF400 Bandit VC-engine

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1989 Japan Name: Suzuki GSF400 Bandit

Generation: GK75A

Code: GSF400K

1990 Japan Name: Suzuki GSF400 Bandit, Suzuki GSF400 Bandit Limited

Code: GSF400NK, GSF400Z

1991 Japan, Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF400 Bandit, Suzuki GSF400 Bandit VC (variable valve control), Suzuki GSF400 Bandit Limited V

Code: GSF400M, GSF400VM, GSF400VZM

1992 Japan, Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF400 Bandit; Suzuki GSF400 Bandit VC (variable valve control)

Code: GSF400N, GSF400NP; GSF400VP

1993 Japan, Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF400 Bandit; Suzuki GSF400 Bandit VC (variable valve control)

Code: GSF400VR; GSF400VZP

1995 Japan Name: Suzuki GSF400 Bandit; Suzuki GSF400 Bandit VC

Generation: GK7AA

Code: GSF400S; GSF400VS

1997 Japan, Europe, North America Name: Suzuki GSF400 Bandit VC; Suzuki GSF400 Bandit Limited V

Code: GSF400V-V; GSF400VZ-V

Specifications

Suzuki GSF400 Bandit: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2090 mm / 82,3 in – GK75A

2050 mm / 80,7 in – GK7AA

Overall width 745 mm / 29,3 in – GK75A

730 mm / 28,7 in – GK7AA

Overall height 1060 mm / 41,7 in – GK75A

1055 mm / 41,5 in – GK7AA

Seat height 790 mm / 31,1 in – GSF400 (Europe, North America)

745 mm / 29,3 in – GSF400 (Japan)

Wheelbase 1430 mm / 56,3 in – GK75A

1410 mm / 55,5 in – GK7AA

Ground clearance 155 mm / 6,1 in – GK75A

140 mm / 5,5 in – GK7AA

Dry weight 167 kg / 368 lbs
Curb (wet) weight 188 kg / 414 lbs
FRAME Type Diamond (steel)
Front suspension, travel 41 mm telescopic fork, 120 mm / 4,72 in – GK75A

41 mm telescopic fork, 130 mm / 5,1 in – GK7AA

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load, 7-way), 120 mm / 4,72 in – GK75A

Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load, 7-way), 128 mm / 5,0 in – GK7AA

Front tire size 110/70R-17M/C 54H
Rear tire size 150/70–17M/C 69H – GK75A

150/60R-17M/C 66H – GK7AA

Front brake Double disc, 310 mm, 4-piston calipers

Single disc - GSF400 (North America, Italy)

Rear brake Single disc, 260 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 16,0 l / 4,2 Us gal – GK75A

15,0 l / 4,0 Us gal – GK7AA

14,5 l / 3,8 Us gal – GSF400 (California)

Trail 100 mm / 3,9 in – GK75A

103 mm / 4,05 in – GK7AA

Fuel economy 2,74 l / 100 km (on 60 km/h)
ENGINE Type Water-cooled, 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 4-cylinders in-line
Bore & Stroke 56,0 x 40,4 mm
Displacement 398 cm³ (24,28 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.8:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder

GSF400V – VC-engine (variable valve control)

Max. power 59,0 hp (43,4 kW) / 12000 rpm – GSF400 (1989-1992)

53,0 hp (39,0 kW) / 11000 rpm – GSF400 (1993-1997)

Max. torque 38,0 Nm (3,9 kgf*m) / 10500 rpm – GSF400 (1989-1992)

37,0 Nm (3,8 kgf*m) / 9500 rpm – GSF400 (1993-1997)

0 to 100 km/h 5,0 sec
Top speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 4x Mikuni BST33SS

Carburetor, 4x Mikuni BST32SS – GSF400 (USA)

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 1.954
Final reduction 3.357
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


3.363

2.307

1.750

1.437

1.250

1.136

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase A.C. Generator
Battery capacity 12V-8Ah

Images

Suzuki GSF400 Bandit: images, gallery

Suzuki GSF400 Bandit
Suzuki GSF400 Bandit
Suzuki GSF400 Bandit V (VC-engine)

Videos

Suzuki GSF400 Bandit: video.

Suzuki Bandit GSF400

Manuals

Suzuki GSF400 Bandit: manuals, parts, microfiches.