Suzuki SV400: review, history, specs


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Class: street

Production: 1998-2006

Related: Suzuki SV650

Successor: Suzuki SFV400 Gladius

Models
Suzuki SV400

1998

(Japan)

Suzuki SV400

2003-2006

(Japan)

Suzuki SV400S

1998

(Japan)

Suzuki SV400S

2000-2006

(Japan)

Suzuki SV400 (1998)
Suzuki SV400 (2003-2006)
Suzuki SV400S (1998)
Suzuki SV400S (2000-2006)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
1998 Japan Name: Suzuki SV400; Suzuki SV400S

Frame: VK53A-100001~

Code: SV400W; SV400SW

2000 Japan Name: Suzuki SV400S

Frame: VK53A-101953~

Code: SV400SY

2001 Japan Name: Suzuki SV400S

Frame: VK53A-500001~

Code: SV400SK1

2003 Japan Name: Suzuki SV400

Frame: VK53A-500551~

Code: SV400K3

2004 Japan Name: Suzuki SV400; Suzuki SV400S

Frame: VK53A-500947~; VK53A-500957~

Code: SV400K4; SV400SK4

2005 Japan Name: Suzuki SV400; Suzuki SV400S

Frame: VK53A-501409~; VK53A-501419~

Code: SV400K5; SV400SK5

2006 Japan Name: Suzuki SV400; Suzuki SV400S

Frame: VK53A-501900~

Code: SV400K6; SV400SK6

Specifications

Suzuki SV400: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2070 mm / 81,5 in
Overall width 750 mm / 29,5 in – SV400

740 mm / 29,1 in – SV400S

Overall height 1060 mm / 41,7 in – SV400

1130 mm / 44,5 in – SV400S

Seat height 785 mm / 30,9 in
Wheelbase 1430 mm / 56,3 in – SV400

1420 mm / 55,9 in – SV400S

Ground clearance 140 mm / 5,5 in
Dry weight 164 kg / 361 lbs – SV400

168 kg / 370 lbs – SV400S

Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Tubular (aluminum)
Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork 41 mm (non-adjustable), 130 mm / 5,1 in – SV400 / SV400S (1998-2002)

Telescopic fork 41 mm (adjustable spring pre-load), 130 mm / 5,1 in – SV400 / SV400S (2003-2006)

Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock (adjustable spring pre-load), 125 mm / 4,9 in
Front tire size 120/60ZR17M/C (55W)
Rear tire size 160/60ZR17M/C (69W)
Front brake Single disc, 2-piston caliper – SV400 / SV400S (1998)

Double disc, 290 mm, 2-piston calipers – SV400 / SV400S (2000-2006)

Rear brake Single disc, 240 mm, 2-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 16,0 l / 4,2 US gal
Trail 100 mm / 3,9 in
Fuel economy 2,70 l / 100 km (60 km/h)
ENGINE Type Liquid-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement 2-cylinders, V-twin 90°
Bore & Stroke 72,0 x 49,0 mm
Displacement 399 cm³ (24,3 cu in)
Compression ratio 11.8:1
Valve train Chain driven DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 53,0 hp (39,0 kW) / 10500 rpm
Max. torque 41,0 Nm (4,2 kgf*m) / 8000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 5,3 sec
Top speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Mikuni BDSR36
ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 2.620
Final reduction 3.000
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V

VI


2.461

1.777

1.380

1.125

0.961

0.851

ELECTRICAL Ignition Transistorized
Alternator Three-phase A.C. Generator
Battery capacity 12V-10Ah

Images

Suzuki SV400: images, gallery.

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Videos

Suzuki SV400: video.

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Manuals

Suzuki SV400: manuals, parts, microfiches.