Suzuki SFV 400 Gladius (Gladius 400)

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Suzuki SFV400 Gladius

Suzuki SFV 400 Gladius appeared in 2009 as a successor of Suzuki SV400 and "younger" export version Suzuki SFV650 Gladius, on the basis of which Gladius 400 was built. The motorcycle was developed for the domestic Japanese market and was not officially exported to other countries.

Model Suzuki SFV400 Gladius is almost identical to Suzuki SFV650 Gladius, and differs from it only in engine size. Also Gladius 400 has ABS as standard ( Gladius 650 came standard with ABS only for European countries).

The model was based on a 2-cylinder V-shaped (90 °) liquid-cooled engine, 399 cc, producing 55 hp. power and 41 Nm of torque. Due to the characteristic blockage of the cylinders forward, this engine layout is often called L-shaped. The intake system is completely identical to the older version and is an injector with two 39 mm throttle valves and an SDTV system (Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve).

The undercarriage of the motorcycle is presented in the form of a steel tubular frame, simple suspensions (adjustable for preload) and a simple 2-piston braking system at the front (with ABS).

Unlike Suzuki SFV650 Gladius, the domestic Japanese Suzuki SFV400 Gladius was produced until mid-2017, after which it rolled off the assembly line and was no longer offered. Currently, this model is widely represented at Japanese auctions, which makes it available for purchase and export to the Russian Federation.

The lineup of the Suzuki Gladius series:

The main competitors of the Suzuki Gladius 400 in the class:


Suzuki Gladius 400 ABS
Suzuki Gladius 400 ABS
Suzuki Gladius 400 ABS


Specifications Suzuki SFV 400 Gladius:

Model Suzuki Gladius 400
Motorcycle type naked
Release year 2009-2017
Frame steel tubular
Engine type 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped 90 ° (L-shaped)
Working volume 399 cm³
Bore / stroke 72.0 x 49.0mm
Compression ratio 11.8: 1
Cooling liquid
Number of valves per cylinder DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply system Injector with SDTV (Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve System), 2x 39mm
Ignition type transistor
Maximum power 55.0 h.p. (41.0 kW) at 11000 rpm
Maximum torque 41.0 Nm (4.2 kg * m) at 8500 rpm
Gearbox 6-speed
Drive type chain
Front tire size 120 / 70ZR17M / C (58W)
Rear tire size 160 / 60ZR17M / C (69W)
Front brakes 2 discs, 290mm, 2-piston calipers (ABS)
Rear brakes 1 disc, 240 mm, 1-piston caliper (ABS)
Front suspension 41mm Telescopic Fork (Preload Adjustable), 125mm Travel
Rear suspension linkage with monoshock (preload adjustment), stroke - 130 mm
Motorcycle length 2130 mm
Motorcycle width 760 mm
Motorcycle height 1090 mm
Wheelbase 1445 mm
Saddle height 785 mm
Minimum ground clearance 135 mm
Acceleration to 100 km / h 5.6 sec
Maximum speed 180 km / h
Fuel tank capacity 14.0 l
Motorcycle weight (curb) 206 kg