1978 Yamaha RD400E
1975 Suzuki GT380M Sebring in Gypsy Red
model summary
The E model was the most refined of the RD400s with improved handling thanks to stronger brakes and forks coupled with more power from an engine with CDI ignition and better porting.
bodywork
1 New paint and striping
2 Colours:
USA: Crystal Silver, Carmine Red
Other: Chrystal Silver, Clean White, Macho Maroon, Marine
Blue
engine
1 Points replaced by CDI
2 Revised porting increases HP to 44
3 Outside fins on head now black
running gear
1 Mag wheel spokes reduced in thickness
2 Mag wheels in black with machined edges
3 Rider footpegs mounts above mufflers (under on US models)
4 Fork stanchion tube diameter increased to 35mm
5 New floating single piston alloy brake calipers front and rear