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Review of 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S

The Suzuki Company has launched its new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S bike; this bike is considered to be the best bike of all time. The new bike is ideal for a long ride on both on and off the road. The bike comes with impressive torque and 398 ccs powerful engine which is liquid cooled and has amazingly adjustable suspension. The new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S bike is the ultra-reliable bike which is completely street legal with an electric start and is easay to read instrument cluster. The bike comes with a bodywork of new solid black with bold, graphics of contrasting color which makes the bike stand out on both off and road. The new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S bike perform will on the highway and city streets.

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S – Specs


The new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S comes with a compact design powerful engine of 398 ccs; liquid cooled, DOHC. The bike has a dry sump engine which produces strong low RPM power. The engine has a compact four-valve cylinder head which features large 36 mm intake valves and has 29 mm exhaust valves which help to produce broad, tractable power and torque ready for the terrain. The new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S comes with incredible Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Materials (SCEM) cylinder which is lightweight, durable and it provides superior heat transfer. The bike has incredible digitally mapped DC-CDI system which monitors throttle position/engine rpm and adjusts ignition timing for efficient combustion.

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S engine

The bike has forged aluminum piston which is 10 percent lighter than a cast piston, and it receives additional oil-cooling through a crankcase oil jet. The bike has Mikuni 36 mm carburetor which is fed by 6 liters air box to achieve smooth throttle response. The left side of the cover has quick-release fasteners for easy access to the air filter. The new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S bike comes with a specially designed clutch which is manufactured by magnesium alloy, magneto and cam covers of the clutch contributes to the motorcycle’s little weight. The motorcycle comes with the 5-speed transmission which utilizes a cable operated clutch with separate outer cover for simplified clutch maintenance.


The all-new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S bike has a narrow frame combines thin chrome-moly steel tubes to provide exceptional torsional rigidity with minimal weight. The front down tube, backbone, and steering head gussets form the dry-sump engine oil tank. The bolt-on aluminum subframe helps bike to reduce weight and simplify maintenance. The bike has the long travel of 11.3 inches, and 49 mm of cartridge style forks with protective rubber boots which feature adjustable compression damping and adjustable spring preload for smooth performance on all types of on or off road terrain. The new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S bike has a rear shock absorber which contains 11.6 inches of travel and compression damping adjustments, and it connects to a lightweight aluminum swingarm through a progressive linkage system. The bike has incredible stopping power with a front disc of 250 mm with the dual caliper and has rear disc brakes of 220 mm with a single piston caliper.

Electrical features

The new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S bike comes with excellent electrical functions. It comes with incredible electric start system which provides convenient operation. The motorcycle comes with a lightweight starter motor and has a compact 6.5 amp maintenance free battery. The new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S bike has a small digital instrument cluster with odometer, speedometer and twin trip meters with additional features like clock, timer, and stopwatch. The bike has on proper road lighting with bright 60/55 watt H4 halogen headlight which has a feature of lightweight; rubber-mounted turn signals and horn as well.

Other features

The new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S bike comes with a pouch on the rear fender which carries the toolkit and owner’s manual. The new bike has specially designed mirrors rotate to avoid any damage in case of any impact. The new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S bike comes with Genuine Suzuki Accessories, which includes a low profile seat, cargo rack, hand guard set and much more. The bike comes with the 12-month limited warranty. This period can be extended for the longer coverage period, and other benefits are also available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP).

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S speed

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S price

The all-new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S bike with all of its excellent features comes with the price tag of $ 6,599 only.

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S – Specs

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S specs


Type 398 cc, 4-stroke, liquid cooled,  DOHC, single cylinder
Bore x Stroke 90.0 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

Drive Train

Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Clutch Multi-plate, wet type, manual release
Final Drive Chain, RK520KZ0, 112 links


Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link e, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Disc brake, single floating rotor
Brakes Rear Disc brake, single rotor
Tires Front 80/100-21 M/C 51P, tube type
Tires Rear 120/90-18 M/C 65P, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity 10.0 Liters
Color Solid Black


Ignition Electronic ignition (CDI)
Headlight 12V 60/55W (H4)
Tail light 12V 21/5W

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S wheel specs


Overall Length 2310 mm (90.9 in)
Overall Width 875 mm (34.4 in)
Overall Height 1230 mm (48.4 in)
Wheelbase 1485 mm (58.5 in)
Ground Clearance 300 mm (11.8 in)
Seat Height 935 mm (36.8 in)
Curb Weight 144 kg (317 lbs)


Warranty 12-month, unlimited mileage, limited warranty
Extensions Extensions available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)

2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S


The new launched 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S is an excellent dual purpose bike with incredible, fantastic design, powerful engine, and great chassis. The review of 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S has covered under www.bikescatalog.com today. This article provides the complete details about the newly launched bike by Suzuki Company. 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S is fantastic which has a lot of amazing features. The bike has an extraordinarily powerful engine, excellent torque, tremendous speed with the support of unique acceleration. The design of the motorcycle is modified so that it can perform well on or off a road. So purchase the new 2017 Suzuki DR-Z400S and enjoy its ride and come back later for more review of some other bikes and leave your comments here.

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