Suzuki Katana

Suzuki Katana Launched In Japan At 1,400,000 JPY


Suzuki Katana Priced at JPY 1,400,000 (INR 9.78 lakh)

Suzuki Motorcycles recently unveiled the Suzuki Katana in Japan. The sports bike now has three color options – Red, the Mystic Silver Metallic and Glass Sparkle Black. A red Suzuki Katana was officially unveiled in Japan. This is the third color option for the motorcycle in addition to existing ones.

Suzuki Katana front view
Suzuki Katana front view

The Suzuki Katana stands out in its new red color To make the bike more exclusive, Suzuki painted even the alloy wheels of the Katana in red. Besides, the bike gets fully-adjustable KYB 43 mm USD forks in a golden shade. To match that, the bike uses the single-piece handlebar in gold color too. The manufacturer has also ensured attention to detail in Katana. It features red stitching on the dual-tone single-piece seat as well. All these color schemes give the red Suzuki Katana extraordinary looks.

Suzuki Katana Features

Apart from the new color scheme, the rest of the motorcycle is the same. The red Katana uses the 998cc liquid-cooled engine that produces 109kW or 148PS of maximum power at 10,000 rpm and 107Nm of peak torque at 9,500 rpm. The 4-valve DOHC engine has a fuel-injection system and is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The motorcycle borrows its engine from GSX-S1000F. This is a really high revving motor that delivers the power and torque at 10,000 rpm and 9,500 rpm respectively.

To control this power, Suzuki equipped the Katana with slipper-clutch, three-level traction control, dual-channel ABS and stiffness adjustable suspension. The front suspension setup gets fully adjustable KYB 43 mm USD forks. The rear setup includes a link type mono-shock unit that is also adjustable. The bike comes with Brembo radial calipers that offer superior braking power.

Design

This motorcycle was showcased at the Auto Expo 2020. The design of the bike bears a close resemblance to its predecessors. Suzuki Katana is a semi faired motorcycle that comes with a square LED headlight. The look of the tank and the fairing is quite sharp and edgy. So, the bike looks modern but classic.

Suzuki Katana at Auto Expo 2020
Suzuki Katana at Auto Expo 2020

Competition

The motorcycle will compete with Kawasaki Z900 and upcoming KTM Duke 890.

Suzuki Katana Specifications

Engine
Type 4-stroke, 4-cylinder, liquid-cooled
Valve System DOHC
Bore x Stroke 73.4 mm  x  59.0 mm (2.9 in x 2.3 in)
Engine Output 109kW @ 10,000 rpm
Torque 107Nm @ 9500rpm
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Transmission Type 6 Speed, Constant mesh
Brake  
Front Twin Disc
Rear Disc
Dimensions
Wheels Cast
Length 2130 mm
Width 735 mm
Height 1,110 mm
Wheel Base 1,460 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm
Seat Height 825 mm
Kerb Mass 215 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 12 Ltrs
Suspension
Front Inverted Telescopic
Rear Link type, Coil-spring, oil damped
Tire Size  
Front 120/70ZR17M/C  (58W), tubeless
Rear 190/50ZR17M/C  (73W), tubeless
Electrical
Starting System Electric

Watch Suzuki Katana in action here:

For more information, please visit: https://www.globalsuzuki.com/motorcycle/products/katana/#specifications

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