2010 Suzuki DR-Z400SM motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Suzuki DR 125 SM



The transformation practically sends the same from the trails to the track is on the adding of 17-inch supermoto with grippy tires, front brake and RM250 fully adjustable Showa inverted fork together an aluminum-tapered swingarm and rear Also, just for the retuned on the DR-Z400SM, Suzuki created a silencer while the new CDI mapping now together with the taller The sportier look is enhanced by the aggressive front fender.

undergone apparently minor, but important operations, the Suzuki follows a short, but, now, successful career as it is the Japanese-made dual-sport model 398cc. The engine’s liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, DOHC, four-valve is perfectly suitable for the specific of riding.


First in 2005, the Yellow painted DR-Z400SM was, as I just derived from the “S” so it featured the same engine, and frame, but introduced a whole new of excitement to the amateurs of street, and soft off-road riding. The behind it were 34.65 hp at and 25.91 lb-ft at 6,000rpm so was plenty to rely on in whatever situation.

In 2006, they added as a shiny new color available and turn signal lenses for appearance, but, apart that, the SM was pretty much the

The 2007 model year have not featured any color not to mention mechanical ones as the was still relatively new on the scene. they added Renthal aluminum handlebars in order to the vibrations coming from single-cylinder engine and added a aggressive look to a fairly model. Also, this is the new front and rear axle were added.

The last change came in 2008 the design department. The new White scheme replaced the now old Suzuki that was more of a motorcross characteristic.


Though a supermoto bike, the 2010 DR-Z400SM brings its own special of design features on the “highly market which, by the way, manage to provide a decent for it due to the cylinder capacity, but that’s a other story.

The bike’s off-road roots count a lot as they prove muscle in no matter what you choose to ride it. The square is in for road-legality, but together with the fenders, mudguards, number and plates are all testimony of this abilities to go off-road. The wide, 17-inch wheels with tires attribute street to it, but the balance tends to incline on the off-road side at least in concerns design.

2010 bring new color schemes, new decals to mark the pass. are very discrete when the side plates of the Black SM and lively in the case of the White

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The engine isn’t massive, but it does the goods and is capable of quick off the lights or tight turns as a to above. It’s not ideal for riding and the vibrations are quite but it’ll do the job if you really have to.

A single cylinder of 398cc is capable, the DR-Z will easily keep up with from the lights and when the is squeezed a tad more it will with the best of them. The of the engine provides a compact keeping the centre of gravity under the rider. pressportal

The gearing is closely spaced and it take long to work way through the five different With a perfectly balanced the transmission flicks up and down skipping a beat. The strip of that masquerades as a seat is not you’d call luxury, but it be too bad. thisisbristol

The 20-mile through rush hour to work is perfect supermoto and the DR-Z is a perfect bike for it. You need to go over 50mph in and for short trips the hard is manageable. visordown

The bike feels light, and narrow beneath you, by its ultra-nimble handling. The wide, handlebar provides good and an excellent sense of control. is nice and neutral, requiring effort to initiate a turn, or to your mid-corner line. is good, even at freeway where dual-purpose bikes tend to wiggle and weave.

So, it’s no racer. However, the DRZ is as an off-the-rack city blaster, bike, or the ultimate choice for the rack on your motorhome or Of course, Suzuki could utilized the aluminum frame and engine from their RM-Z450 motocrosser. motorcycle

With the 2010 Suzuki the Japanese manufacturer shows getting a head start for the of a bike that pretty everybody expects, but doesn’t the right words to put it in, is an inspired which doesn’t need any new for quite significant periods of The thing is to keep the price low and going, exactly what are doing now.


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Suzuki’s Supermotard based on DR-Z400S combines style and features in a narrow, street-legal package

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Renthal tapered aluminum for reduced vibration and an aggressive

Compact digital instrument with speedometer, odometer, meters with addition/subtraction clock, timer and stopwatch

Long-travel, Showa-brand inverted fork derived from features adjustable compression/rebound and alumite coating on inner surfaces for smooth action

A rear shock absorber high/low speed compression adjuster and aluminum swingarm for rear wheel control

braking performance supplied by a disc brake with a 300mm floating-type rotor and caliper, plus 240mm disc brake with caliper

Black-painted RK Excel aluminum rims and radial 120/70-R17 front, 140/70-R17

New front and rear axle

On-road legal lighting bright 60/55 watt headlight, compact tail/stoplight, rubber-mounted turn signals and

Narrow profile with transitions between the tank, and bodywork

Chrome-moly steel tuned for Supermoto style is torsionally strong with weight. The backbone tube, down tube, and steering gussets from the dry-sump oil tank

A bolt-on aluminum helps reduce weight and maintenance

Chrome-moly steel aluminum rims/hubs, plus guard and rear disc

Suzuki DR 125 SM
Suzuki DR 125 SM
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