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2021 DR-Z400SM Suzuki Super Moto Review Specs Price

2021 DR-Z400SM Suzuki Super motos are built on the well-established DR-Z400S. As a result, it blends the Supermotard look and features in a compact, lightweight, street-legal package. This bike combines off-road spirit and enjoyment to concrete routes. It’s not unusual to find yourself driving the SuperMoto down a twisting woodland road, through tight canyon turns, or through commuter traffic.

For any of these occasions, the 398cc liquid-cooled four-stroke engine produces powerful low-rpm torque and sharp throttle response. The inverted front fork, large, spoke-style wheels, and 300mm diameter floating front brake rotor distinguish the DR-Z400SM from the DR-Z400S. An all-new inverted fork reduces unsprung weight and improves overall handling, while the big brake and more giant rims with high-grip tires provide a thrilling sportbike ride.

2021 DR-Z400SM Suzuki Super Moto

2021 DR-Z400SM Suzuki Super Moto – Features and Specs

Key Features

Based on the successful DR-Z400S, Suzuki’s Supermotard model blends Supermotard styling and characteristics in a small, lightweight, street-legal package. The 398cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled, dry-sump engine is versatile and powerful, with push-button starting. SuperMoto has fully adjustable MX-style suspension and high-grip sportbike tires mounted on sturdy spoke wheels with anodized aluminum Excel rims. Solid Special White or Black The No. 2 bodywork, which has new angular graphics, complements the motorcycle’s design.


The 398cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled, dry-sump engine is lightweight and generates mighty, tractable power. The compact four-valve cylinder head comprises 36mm intake valves, 29mm exhaust valves, a short 28-degree included valve angle, and a valve adjustment mechanism with shims beneath the bucket—a lightweight starter motor with an automated mechanical decompression mechanism powers simple electric starting. SCEM-plated (nickel-silicon-phosphorus) cylinders are lighter and more durable than iron liners, and they have superior heat transmission qualities.

2021 DR-Z400SM Suzuki Super Moto

A forged aluminum piston is 10% more lightweight than a cast piston and benefits from increased oil cooling through a crankcase oil jet. The Mikuni 36mm carburetor, fed by a six-liter air box, has a deceleration enricher circuit to aid deliver a smooth throttle response while accelerating or stopping the engine. Quick-release bolts on the left side body cover allow for simple access to the air filter. Applying a PAIR (air supply) system to the exhaust assists the motorbike in meeting pollution regulations while maintaining performance. In traffic, a thermostatically regulated cooling fan installed on the left radiator aids in maintaining a steady working temperature. The lightweight clutch, magneto, and cylinder head coverings are magnesium alloy.

Transmission Features

A cable-operated clutch with a separate magnesium outer shell simplifies clutch maintenance in this compact five-speed gearbox. When cycling, the low-maintenance, long-life sealed O-ring drive chain makes very little noise.

Chassis Features

Sporty radial tires are mounted on wide black anodized RK Excel aluminum rims with stainless steel spokes: 120/70-R17 front and 140/70-R17 rear. A front disc brake with a massive 300mm floating-type rotor and dual-piston caliper, as well as a 240mm rear disc brake featuring a single-piston caliper, provide strong braking capability. Long travel Showa inverted front fork based on the RM250 with adjustable compression/rebound damping and a unique coating on inner tube surfaces for smooth movement.

For precise rear wheel control, a fully adjustable rear shock absorber with high/low-speed compression damping adjustment and a tapered RM-inspired aluminum swingarm are combined. Renthal tapered aluminum handlebar provides an aggressive appearance, low vibration, and a great bend for spirited riding. Torsionally robust and light, the chrome-moly steel frame is tailored for Supermotard style riding. The dry-sump engine oil tank is formed by the backbone tube, front down tube, and steering head gussets. A bolt-on aluminum subframe contributes to the trim rear fender look while reducing weight and simplifying maintenance. Front and rear axle sliders, and rotating mirrors, assist prevent against damage in the event of a tip-over. The tool kit, owner’s handbook, and other items are stored in a bag on the back fender.

2021 DR-Z400SM Suzuki Super Moto

Electrical Features

Speedometer, odometer, twin-trip meters with addition/subtraction capabilities, clock, and stopwatch features are all included in the compact digital instrument cluster. Bright 60/55-watt halogen headlamp, tiny tail/stoplight, lightweight, rubber-mounted turn signals, and horn are included in the on-road legal illumination. A little 6.5-amp, maintenance-free battery powers all electrical systems, including the easy-push button starter.

Additional Features

They limited 12-month unlimited mileage warranty. Suzuki Extended Protection provides longer coverage durations and additional advantages (SEP). Genuine Suzuki Accessories for the DR-Z400SM include a low-profile seat, luggage rack, handguard set, and a vast assortment of Suzuki brand gear.

2021 DR-Z400SM Suzuki Super Moto – Price

An all-new 2021 DR-Z400SM Suzuki Super Moto is available at &7,499 only.

2021 DR-Z400SM Suzuki Super Moto

2021 DR-Z400SM Suzuki Super Moto – Technical Specifications


Engine 398cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, DOHC
Bore x Stroke 90 mm x 62.6 mm (3.54 inches x 2.44 inches)
Compression Ratio 11.3:1
Fuel System Mikuni BSR36, single carburetor
Starter Electric
Lubrication Semi-dry sump


Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Clutch Wet multi-plate
Final Drive Chain, RK520KZ0, 110 links


Suspension Front Inverted telescopic, oil damped, coil spring, adjustable damping force
Suspension Rear Link type, oil damped, coil spring, adjustable spring preload, and damping force
Brakes Front Disc brake, single floating rotor
Brakes Rear Disc brake, single rotor
Tires Front 120/70 R17 M/C 58H, tube type
Tires Rear 140/70 R17 M/C 66H, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 L (2.6 US gal.) / 9.5 L (2.5 US gal.) CA model
Color Solid Black or Solid Special White No. 2

2021 DR-Z400SM Suzuki Super Moto


Ignition Electronic ignition (CDI)
Spark Plug NGK CR8E or DENSO U24ESR-N
Headlight 12V 60/55W (H4)
Tail Light 12V 21/5W


Overall Length 2225 mm (87.6 in.)
Overall Width 855 mm (33.7 in.)
Overall Height 1200 mm (47.2 in.)
Wheelbase 1460 mm (57.5 in.)
Ground Clearance 260 mm (10.2 in.)
Seat Height 890 mm (35.0 in.)
Curb Weight 146 kg (322 lb.)


Warranty 12-month unlimited mileage limited warranty
Extension More extended coverage periods, including other benefits available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)

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