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.
1 New paint and striping
2 Colours:
USA: Crystal Silver, Carmine Red
Other: Chrystal Silver, Clean White, Macho Maroon, Marine
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