Suzuki VZ 400 Desperado
Suzuki Desperado 400 was first introduced in 1996 based on the older version Suzuki Desperado 800. The model was focused on the domestic Japanese market and was not officially supplied to other countries. Since 1997, the maximum engine power has been increased to 38 hp. (instead of 33 hp) and the model received several visual differences. In 1999, a Winder modification appeared, which was not in the older version ( Suzuki Desperado 800) - it differed in a combination of similarities from Desperado 400 and VS400 Intruder. The year 2000 was the last year of the model's release, after which it was finally discontinued and did not receive further development. Only in 2005, as a successor, was presented the model Suzuki Boulevard 400.
The main modifications of the Suzuki VZ400 Desperado:
- Suzuki Desperado 400 - basic regular version.
- Suzuki Desperado 400X - a version with a front half fairing and a lower "canine".
- Suzuki Desperado 400 Winder - has been available since 1999. Features a 19 'front spoke wheel, front brake, high handlebar, fork, rear suspension from Suzuki VS400 Intruder and a black engine.
The Suzuki VZ400 Desperado was based on a 2-cylinder V-shaped liquid-cooled engine with a volume of 399 cc. see, issuing 38 hp. capacity (since 1997). This indicator is the highest among similar models of this class. In addition, Desperado 400 is the lightest in its class.
The Suzuki VZ400 Desperado features a steel frame, cast wheels, an inverted fork, a 5-speed gearbox, a chain drive and a 13-liter fuel tank.
The main competitors of the Suzuki Desperado 400 in the class:
Specifications Suzuki Desperado 400:
|Model||Suzuki VZ400 Desperado|
|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|
|Number of valves per cylinder||SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder|
|Fuel supply system||carburetor, 2x Mikuni BDS32 / BS32|
|Ignition type||fully transistor|
|Maximum power||33 hp (24.3 kW) @ 7500 rpm - VZ400T / VZ400ZT|
38 h.p. (28 kW) at 8500 rpm - VZ400V / VZ400ZV / VZ400BX
|Maximum torque||32 Nm (3.3 kgf * m) @ 6000 rpm - VZ400T / VZ400ZT|
33 Nm (3.4 kgf * m) @ 6000 rpm - VZ400V / VZ400ZV / VZ400BX
|Front tire size||130 / 90-16M / C 67H - VZ400T / VZ400ZT, VZ400V / VZ400ZV|
100 / 90-19 57H - VZ400BX
|Rear tire size||150 / 90-15M / C 74H|
|Front brakes||1 disc, 310 mm, 2-piston caliper - VZ400T / VZ400ZT, VZ400V / VZ400ZV|
1 disc, 300 mm, 2-piston caliper - VZ400BX
|Front suspension||inverted fork, 140mm travel - VZ400T / VZ400ZT, VZ400V / VZ400ZV|
telescopic fork, stroke - 130 mm - VZ400BX
|Rear suspension||pendulum with two shock absorbers (preload adjustment), stroke - 102 mm - VZ400T / VZ400ZT, VZ400V / VZ400ZV|
swingarm with two shock absorbers (preload adjustment), stroke - 90 mm - VZ400BX
|Fuel tank capacity||13.0 l, including reserve - 3.0 l|
|Length||2360 mm - VZ400T, VZ400ZT|
2370 mm - VZ400V, VZ400ZV
2390 mm - VZ400BX
|Width||750 mm - VZ400T / VZ400ZT, VZ400V / VZ400ZV|
870 mm - VZ400BX
|Height||1115 mm - VZ400T, VZ400V|
1140 mm - VZ400ZT, VZ400ZV
1170 mm - VZ400BX
|Saddle height||700 mm - VZ400T, VZ400ZT|
685 mm - VZ400V, VZ400ZV, VZ400BX
|Maximum speed||150 km / h|
|Acceleration to 100 km / h (0-100)||9.5 sec|
|Motorcycle weight (dry)||199 kg - VZ400T, VZ400V|
201 kg - VZ400ZT, VZ400ZV
195 kg - VZ400BX