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2016 - 2018 Yamaha SR400

2016 - 2018 Yamaha SR400
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  • Yamaha SR400
  • Year:
    2016- 2018
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Displacement:
    399 cc
  • Price:
    5999
  • Price:

When Yamaha Says Classic Styling, They Mean It

Yamaha’s motto for the SR400 is “everything old is new again," and nothing speaks more to that than a kickstarter and tubed tires. Re-introduced to the American market after a long absence, the SR400 still shows the remnants of the old British bike style it was originally meant to emulate in the 1970s. The SR400 is a meld of old and new bringing fuel injection and electronic ignition into the retro styling that’s essentially unchanged since 1978. Easily customized into a café racer, bobber, or street tracker, the SR 400 is a blank canvas for you to make it yours. Excellent as a commuter or an entry-level bike, the SR400 is worth a look.

Continue reading for my review of the Yamaha SR 400.

 

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2016 - 2018 Yamaha SR400

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When Yamaha Says Classic Styling, They Mean It

Yamaha’s motto for the SR400 is “everything old is new again," and nothing speaks more to that than a kickstarter and tubed tires. Re-introduced to the American market after a long absence, the SR400 still shows the remnants of the old British bike style it was originally meant to emulate in the 1970s. The SR400 is a meld of old and new bringing fuel injection and electronic ignition into the retro styling that’s essentially unchanged since 1978. Easily customized into a café racer, bobber, or street tracker, the SR 400 is a blank canvas for you to make it yours. Excellent as a commuter or an entry-level bike, the SR400 is worth a look.

Continue reading for my review of the Yamaha SR 400.

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2014 Yamaha SR400

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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.

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