Suzuki VL400 Intruder (VK54A, VK56A): review, history, specs


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Class: cruiser

Production: 2001-2016

Related: Suzuki VL800 Intruder / Boulevard C50

Predecessor: Suzuki VS400 Intruder

Also called: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Models
Suzuki VL400 Intruder (VK54A)

2001-2008

(Japan)

Suzuki VL400 Intruder (VK56A)

2009-2016

(Japan)

Suzuki VL400 Intruder (VK54A)
Suzuki VL400 Intruder (VK56A)

History

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
2001 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK54A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400K1

2002 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK54A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400K2

2003 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK54A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400K3

2004 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK54A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400K4

2005 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK54A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400K5 / VL400ZK5

Z - Special Edition

2006 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK54A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400(C)K6

C - alloy wheels

2007 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK54A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400(C)K7 / VL400CZK7

2008 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK54A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400(C)K8 / VL400CZK8

2009 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK56A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400(C/CS/CZ)K9

CS - White Edition

CZ - Black Edition

2010 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK56A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400(C/CS/CZ)L0

2011 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK56A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400(C/CS/CZ)L1

2012 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK56A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400(C/CS/CZ)L2

2013 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK56A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400(C/CS/CZ)L3

2014 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK56A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400(C/CS/CZ)L4

2015 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK56A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400(C/CS/CZ)L5

2016 Japan Name: Suzuki Intruder 400 Classic

Frame/Engine: VK56A-XXXXXX

Code: VL400(C/CS/CZ)L6

Specifications

Suzuki VL400 Intruder: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2510 mm / 98,8 in
Overall width 985 mm / 38,8 in
Overall height 1110 mm / 43,7 in
Seat height 700 mm / 27,6 in
Wheelbase 1650 mm / 65,0 in
Ground clearance 140 mm / 5,5 in
Dry weight 239 kg / 527 lbs
Curb (wet) weight
FRAME Type Double cradle (steel)
Front suspension, travel Telescopic fork, 140 mm / 5,5 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock, 105 mm / 4,1 in

Adjustable spring pre-load

Front tire size 130/90-16M/C 67H
Rear tire size 170/80-15M/C 77H
Front brake Single disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brake Drum
Fuel capacity 17 l / 4,49 US gal – VL400K1-K8

15 l / 3,96 US gal – VL400K9+

Trail 141 mm / 5,55 in
Fuel economy 2,77 l / 100 km (60 km/h)
ENGINE Type Water-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement V-twin
Bore & Stroke 65,0 x 60,2 mm
Displacement 399 cm³ (24,3 cu in)
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Valve train Chain driven SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Max. power 33 hp (24 kW)/ 7,500 rpm
Max. torque 33 Nm (3,4 kg-m)/ 6000 rpm
0 to 100 km/h 9,5 sec
Top speed 150 km/h (93 mph)
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 2x Mikuni BDSR29 – VL400K1-K8

Fuel injection – VL400K9+

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed
Final drive Shaft
Primary reduction 1.690
Final reduction 3.090
Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.285

1.631

1.227

1.000

0.851

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

Images

Suzuki VL400 Intruder: images, gallery.

Suzuki VL400 Intruder
Suzuki VL400 Intruder
Suzuki VL400 Intruder

Videos

Suzuki VL400 Intruder: video.

SUZUKI Intruder 400 Classic

Manuals

Suzuki VL400 Intruder: manuals, parts, microfiches.