Sanglas 400Y


Make Model

Sunglas 400 Y


1978 - 82


Parallel twin cylinder, four stroke, OHC, 2 valves per cylinder


392 cc / 24 cu in
Bore x Stroke 69 x 52.4 mm
Compression Ratio 9.2:1
Cooling System Air cooled
Starting Electric and Kick

Max Power

19.7 kW / 27 hp @ 7100 rpm
Clutch Wet, multi-plate


Final Drive Chain
Frame Tubular steel, twin cradle

Front Suspension

Telescopic forks

Rear Suspension

Swingarm, twin shocks

Front Brakes

2 x Discs

Rear Brakes

Single disc

Front Tyre

3.25 - 18

Rear Tyre

3.50 - 18

Wet Weight

177 kg / 390lbs

Fuel Capacity 

18 L / 4.8 US gal / 4.0 Imp gal

Top Speed (estimated)

140 km/h / 87 mph

Sanglas was a Spanish producer for motorcycles. They built motorcycles for the Spanish police and for the Irish army.

The Sanglas 400 Y came into production in 1978.  The "Y" refers to the fact that it was fitted with a Yamaha engine.  When production was finally ceasedin 1982, Sanglas as an entity also ceased to exist.