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2008 Suzuki DR-Z 400SM Base vs. 2008 BMW R 1200 GS Side-by-Side Comparison


Compare the 2008 Suzuki DR-Z 400SM Base vs 2008 BMW R 1200 GS. The 2008 Suzuki DR-Z 400SM Base has an MSRP of $6,199, while the 2008 BMW R 1200 GS has an MSRP of $14,600.
 
KEY FACTS
   
Manufacturer Suzuki BMW
Model DR-Z 400SM R
Year 2008 2008
Class On-Off Road On-Off Road
Country of Origin Japan Germany
MSRP $6,199

PRICE QUOTE
$14,600

PRICE QUOTE
 
PRICE
   
Warranty 12 months 36 months
 
Engine
   
Cylinders 1 2
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 12.0:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 398 1170
Valve Configuration DOHC OHV
Starter Electric Electric
Cooling Liquid / Air Air / Oil
Engine Type Single-Cylinder Flat Twin
 
Seat Specifications
   
Number Of Seats 2 2
Seat Height (in) 35 33.5
 
Front Suspension
   
Front Suspension Size (in)
Front Travel (in) 7.5
Front Suspension Type Inverted Fork Telescopic Fork
 
Rear Suspension
   
Rear Travel (in) 7.9
Rear Suspension Brand Name Paralever
Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm Single Sided Swing Arm
 
Dimensions
   
Ground Clearance (in) 10.2
Trail (in) 3.9
Width (in) 33.7 36.6
Wheelbase (in) 57.5 59.3
Length (in) 87.6 87
 
Capacities
   
Fuel Capacity (gal) 2.6 5.3
 
Misc
   
Major Revision Year 2008
Year 2008 2008
Manufacturer Country Japan Germany
Generic Type (Primary) On-Off Road On-Off Road
 
Weight
   
Dry Weight (lbs) 295
 
Transmission
   
Number Of Speeds 5 6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Chain Shaft
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Reverse No No
 
Brakes
   
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type Hydraulic Disc Dual Hydraulic Disc
 
Tires
   
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 140/70 R17 150/70 HR17
Front Tire (Full Spec) 120/70 R17 110/80 HR19
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2008 Suzuki DR-Z 400SM Base vs 2008 BMW R 1200 GS