Suzuki GS400E 11

30 Апр 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Suzuki GS400E 11 отключены

Source CYCLE BUYERS 1978

Time has worked in favor. As a latecomer to the twin-cylinder, 400cc market, Suzuki was aware of their competitors’ and able to begin with a sheet of paper.

Suzuki utilizing their latest advances, made the GS400 a of mechanical connections. The bike double overhead camshafts similar in pattern to the GS750. The has the same bore—65mm— as the 750, and cam timing.

The smaller GS has a gear-driven in its 180-degree twin engine and develop chain slop to balancer phasing.

By way of techno-trickle-down, the has been strengthened in the areas of comfort, suspension compliance and Motorcycle comfort relates to considerations in three areas: fit and feel of the motorcycle, including comfort, handlebar and peg positions; compliance, or the ability of the suspension to respond to pavement irregularities; and control.

In the past, the Suzuki created a first impression in the area of fit and feel: the Suzuki seat—on the GS400—burned a hole in the average within 50 miles. However, for Suzuki is replacing the seats on the GS line; the GS550 and 750 have the same ailment. On the positive the handlebar position is good and sportier seating position the rider’s feet up and back.

The bike also has nice grips. And, in noticing we recommend some practice in the kill switch: its roller is inferior to a flip switch

Suzuki has an up-to-date suspension which goes beyond merely soft; it is supple. fork stiction has been the bike floats over ripples in the highway and responds well to larger pocks. on minimum pre-load, the Suzuki taut but controlled at the rear.

The bike’s Conestoga Wagon may have as much to do with taut feeling as the rear

The GS400 goes down the straight at 87.20 mph and in 15.04 A willing and responsive unit, its is eager to run-and-gun between and 9000 rpm and sounds the part: it has a throaty exhaust. Moreover, the gear-driven counter-balancer is genuinely and because Suzuki has rubber-mounted components, a rider will himself confidently using the engine’s top-end performance.

Suzuki GS 400

Although driveline slop to plague most Japanese the GS400 suffers only in this regard. What problem it has arises primarily the 400’s sensitive constant-vacuum which slam down the slides when the twist is rolled back slightly.

and wallow-free in corners, the GS refuses to down freeway rain holds as steady in crosswinds as any bike can manage, and performs agility around town. In only heavy riders experience bothersome ground-clearance While our 200-pound staffers the pegs and hardware, lighter encountered no problems, providing raised the ride height by the rear shock springs.

Tire crawl signallf of reasonable speed through Furthermore, the ( uses a very front disc brake a equally good rear I outclassed only by some rear disc brakes.

low-lead or unleaded fuel i riding conditions, we avei 50 mpg, a figure well norm for motorcycles in the 400cc class.

Nevertheless, the most feature of the GS400 is its smooth en the Suzuki isn’t the quickest, fa or 400 money can buy, it is smoothest. And lack of vibration gether the compliant suspend goes a way to make it a great motorcycle.

Source CYCLE BUYERS 1978

Suzuki GS 400

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