When it comes to motorcycles, Yamaha is without a doubt one of the most appreciated manufacturers from the market. And there is no wonder why, as its products are reliable, well built and deliver first class performances.
The SR400 makes no exception and delivers superior ride and handling performances. At its heart lies a 4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valves engine with a displacement of 399cc. The unit is mated to a five speed constant mesh transmission and generates a maximum power of 17.1 kw (23.2ps) at 6,500 rpm and 27.4 Nm (2.8 kg-m) of torque at 3,000 rpm.
The bike rides on a set of classy spoked wheels which are wrapped in 90/100-18M/C 54S front and rear 110/90-18M/C 61S tube type tires. The ride quality is kept in check by front telescopic forks and rear shock absorbers.
The Yamaha SR400 is priced at €6.281.
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35 years heritage. Built to customize.
The big single has always held a special place in the hearts of motorcyclists. And when we launched the original Yamaha SR400 over 30 years ago it became a favourite with riders who yearned for a simple, agile and engaging motorcycle.
Over the years the huge level of interest in the SR has never gone away. And now the Yamaha SR400 is ready to become an integral part of the daily lives of a whole new generation of riders who appreciate its enduring appeal.
This timeless retro just oozes charm and authenticity wherever you look. And as the basis for creating your own café racer, bobber or street scrambler, the SR400 offers endless possibilities.
2014 Yamaha SR400 Key Features:
• Timeless retro style with proven technology
• Ideal basis for an easy customization
• Create your own café racer, bobber or scrambler
• 400cc air-cooled 4-stroke single cylinder engine
• Fuel injection with transistor ignition
• Relaxed torque for easy and enjoyable riding
• Decompressor for easy kick starting
• Light, slim and agile steel chassis
• Spoked wheels with aluminium rims
• Conventional front forks with twin rear shocks
• Classic 12-litre teardrop fuel tank
2014 Yamaha SR400 Features and Benefits:
Retro style with authentic design
Unlike some retro bikes that are modern interpretations of older designs, the SR400 is an authentic living classic which has been constructed to virtually the same specification as the original model. With its air-cooled engine and twin-shock chassis, this timeless big single represents a return to motorcycling’s core values.
Air-cooled 4-stroke single-cylinder engine
You’ll often hear of a motorcycle’s engine being described as being its heart, and nowhere is this more true than with the SR400. Not only does the air-cooled SOHC single cylinder engine thump away at low revs like a heartbeat, but it also gives this timeless classic its engaging character and enduring appeal.
Fuel injection for good economy and smooth running
While remaining true to the SR400’s original design and concept, we have also taken the opportunity to make a number of technical improvements such as the fitment of fuel injection and transistor ignition for good economy and easy starting. And for reduced emissions the chrome exhaust system features a 3-way catalyzer.
Tubular high tensile steel semi-double cradle frame
One reason the original SR400 has become such an immensely popular model throughout the world is because riders of all ages and experience levels appreciate its light and slim body. This is made possible by the compact tubular high-tensile steel semi-double cradle frame which also doubles up as an oil tank to save space.
Plush front forks and twin shock rear suspension
The SR400 is equipped with traditional suspension that gives a plush and comfortable ride, with the front forks giving 150mm travel and the twin shocks at the rear giving 110mm wheel movement. And with its slim fuel tank, raised handlebars and long dual seat, the SR400 benefits from a natural and relaxed riding position.
Decompressor and piston position indicator for easy kick starting
To underline our commitment to originality the SR400 is equipped with a kick starter as the only means of getting the engine running. Starting is made easier by the decompressor lever on the handlebars and a piston position indicator on the side of the cylinder head, as well as the new fuel injection system.
|Engine type||4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valves|
|Bore x stroke||87.0 mm x 67.2 mm|
|Compression ratio||8.5 : 1|
|Maximum power||17.1 kW (23.2PS) @ 6,500 rpm|
|Maximum torque||27.4 Nm (2.8 kg-m) @ 3,000 rpm|
|Lubrication system||Dry sump|
|Clutch type||Wet, Multiple Disc|
|Fuel system||Fuel Injection|
|Transmission system||Constant Mesh, 5-speed|
|Frame||Steel Double Cradle|
|Front suspension system||Telescopic forks|
|Front travel||150 mm|
|Rear suspension system||Dual shock|
|Rear travel||125 mm|
|Front brake||Hydraulic Disk, Ø 298 mm|
|Rear brake||Drum mm|
|Front tyre||90/100-18M/C 54S Tube type|
|Rear tyre||110/90-18M/C 61S Tube type|
|Overall length||2,085 mm|
|Overall width||750 mm|
|Overall height||1,095 mm|
|Seat height||785 mm|
|Wheel base||1,410 mm|
|Minimum ground clearance||130 mm|
|Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)||174 kg|
|Fuel tank capacity||12 litres|
|Oil tank capacity||2.4 litres|
|Colors||Matt Grey, Yamaha Black|