Suzuki VS 400 Intruder

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Suzuki VS400U Intruder

Suzuki VS400 Intruder was first introduced in 1994 based on the older version Suzuki VS800 Intruder. The motorcycle was produced for only about 3 years, after which it came off the assembly line. This was due to the emergence of the Suzuki VZ400 Desperado model, which from the very beginning showed strong demand, while the Suzuki VS400 Intruder did not have high sales. Meanwhile, at present, the Intruder 400 is a fairly popular motorcycle in Russia among novice motorcyclists, mainly due to its low price.


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The model was based on a V-shaped 2-cylinder liquid-cooled engine with a volume of about 400 cubic meters. see, issuing standard 33 hp. power and 32 Nm of torque. This engine was installed practically unchanged on modern models Suzuki Boulevard 400 and Suzuki VL400 Intruder Classic.

The Suzuki VS400 Intruder features a classic steel frame, simple suspension in the form of a telescopic fork in the front and a double shock absorber in the rear, a cardan drive, a rear drum brake and a 12-liter fuel tank.


  • Suzuki VS400U Intruder - version with a high curved steering wheel.
  • Suzuki VS400F Intruder - lower drag bar version.

1996 was the last year of production for the Suzuki VS400 Intruder (although sales of new motorcycles continued until 1999). In 2001, a new model Suzuki VL400 Intruder Classic was introduced as a successor, which existed on the market until 2016 inclusive.



Specifications Suzuki VS400 Intruder:

Model Suzuki VS400 Intruder
Motorcycle type cruiser
Release year 1994-1996
Frame steel tubular
Engine type 2-cylinder, 4-stroke, V-shaped
Working volume 399 cc cm.
Bore / Stroke 65.0 x 60.2 mm
Compression ratio 10.5: 1
Cooling liquid
Number of valves per cylinder SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Fuel supply system carburetor, 2x Mikuni BDS36SS / BS36SS
Ignition type fully transistor
Maximum power 33 hp (24 kW) at 7,500 rpm
Maximum torque 32.4 Nm (3.3 kg-m) @ 6,000 rpm
Gearbox 5-speed
Drive type cardan
Front tire size 100 / 90-19 57H

80 / 90-21 48H

Rear tire size 140 / 90-15 70H
Front brakes 1 disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper
Rear brakes drum
Front suspension telescopic fork, stroke - 130 mm
Rear suspension Dual Shock Absorber (Preload Adjustable), 90mm Travel
Fuel tank capacity 12.0 l, including reserve - 3.0 l
Length 2245 mm
Width 770 mm
Height 1205 mm
Wheelbase 1560 mm
Saddle height 700 mm
Maximum speed 150 km / h
Acceleration to 100 km / h (0-100)
Motorcycle weight (dry) 200 kg