SUZUKI Bandit400 (GSF400) GK75A/GK7AA HISTORY

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(Photo)1990 Bandit400 Limited model.

Early model GK75A (1989-1994)

Model code name
Beginning of chassis No. / Date
  • Changed part from a pre- model.

59H.P. types

It is called "KI-SEI MAE" in Japan.

GSF400K
GK75A-100001 - /August,1989
  • First model.(59 H.P.)
GSF400NK (pipe handle model)
GK75A-106157- /June,1990
  • Pipe handle.
GSF400-Z (SUZUKI 70th Anniversary "LIMITED" edition)
GK75A-108260- /November,1990
  • Frame mounted half cowling,Mirror,GSX-R type meter unit.
  • The surface treatment of engine parts was changed partially.
  • Change of an arrangement of a carburator.
  • Front sus=Preroad adjuster/Rear sus=Attenuation ratio adjuster.
GSF400VM (VC Engine model)
GK75A-113473- /June,1991
  • Valuaule valve timing and lift stroke mechanism.
  • Engine head cover and brake disk inner was Red painted.
GSF400VZM (VC Engine Limited model)
GK75A-115163- /August,1991
  • Engine head cover and brake disk inner was Red painted.

53H.P. types (1992-)

It is called "KI-SEI GO" in Japan.

GSF400VP(VC Engine model)
GK75A-127047- /October,1992
GSF400P(Separate handle normal engine model)
GK75A-126917- /November,1992
GSF400NP(pipe handle normal engine model)
GK75A-126917- /November,1992
GSF400VZP(VC Engine Limited model)
GK75A-131076- /May,1993
GSF400VR(VC Engine model)
GK75A-133878- /November,1993
  • Minor changed. But unknown for details, as the paint color of the body only changed.
1994 were full and production was ended.

Export edition (1989-1996 ?)

It is called "YU-SHUTSU SHI-YO" in Japan.

North America,Canada,UK
  • Front brake disk is single.(Japanese model is double disks)
  • Side refrection plate.
  • Big size turn signals.
  • Exthaust pipe is black painted.
  • Body color "Khaki". (Not in Japanese models)
  • Rubber knee guard on the frame pipe. (Not in Japanese models)
  • Charcoal canister in fuel system. (California only)
Deutsch
  • Handlebar is higher.
  • Front blake is double disks.
  • Big size turn signals.
  • Rubber knee guard on the frame pipe.
  • Rear fender is very long.
  • Peakpower 50H.P(37kw)/10.600rpm - 38Nm(3.87kg-m)/9,600rpm

last model GK7AA (1995-2000)

GSF400S (Normal Engine model)
GK7AA-100001 - /January,1995
  • Full model changed.(53 H.P.)
  • All model is separate handle.
GSF400VS (VC Engine model)
GK7AA-100061 - /January,1995
  • Full model changed.(53 H.P.)
  • All model is separate handle.
GSF400VS (VC Engine model)
GK7AA-102815 - /February,1996
  • Became only VC Enginr moedls from this year.
GSF400V-V (VC Engine model)
GK7AA-103544 - /February,1997
  • Minor model changed.
GSF400VZ-V (VC Engine "VZ" model)
GK7AA-103544 - /February,1997
  • Sterring mounted short cowling.
2000 were full and production was ended.
It quotes from-
SUZUKI Bandit400 Service guide book
www.suzukicycles.org/Bandit Catarog page
SUZUKI BANDIT OWNERS ON NET/Bandit FAQ (Japanese fonts required to view this site)