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Suzuki KATANA: Launching...

Hope you remember Suzuki V-Strom 650cc and the Hayabusa 1,340cc adventure bike. How about in between line-up like a 1000cc powered engine bike? Here it is. KATANA. Suzuki is expected to launch it in India very soon. The latest Beast with the latest updates.

The KATANA’s iconic style lives in a new sportbike with modern style, stellar engine performance, nimble handling, and great ergonomics.

The following are the expected features and specifications while comparing its earlier series.

Suzuki KATANA features:

Fuel-injected, 999cc, GSX-R-based engine features a throttle control mechanism that smooths the power delivery for a stimulating sportbike experience.

Using a design similar to the GSX-R1000R, the KATANA’s Suzuki Clutch Assist System (SCAS) drive line smooths shifting and engine braking.

Suzuki Advanced Traction Control* lets the rider select sensitivity on the fly so engine power to the rear wheel matches road conditions.

Twin-spar aluminum frame and fully adjustable KYB-supplied suspension deliver controlled handling.

Dual floating front brake rotors and Brembo Monobloc brake calipers, plus an Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)**, deliver controlled stopping power. Recent refinements, such as new front brake hoses, yield improved stopping performance with better feel at the lever.

Suzuki KATANA Specifications:


Engine: 999cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, 4-cylinder, DOHC
Bore x Stroke: 73.4 mm x 59.0 mm (2.890 in. x 2.323 in.)
Compression Ratio: 12.2:1
Fuel System: Fuel injection with SDTV
Starter: Electric
Lubrication: Wet sump


Clutch: Wet, multi-plate type
Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh
Final Drive: Chain, RK525GSH, 116 links


Suspension Front: Inverted telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear: Link type, single shock, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front: Brembo, 4-piston, twin disc
Brakes Rear: Nissin, 1-piston, single disc
Tires Front: 120/70ZR17M/C (58W), tubeless
Tires Rear: 190/50ZR17M/C (73W), tubeless
Fuel Tank Capacity: 12.0 L (3.2 US gal.)
Color: Metallic Mystic Silver or Solid Black


Ignition: Electronic ignition (transistorized)
Spark Plug: NGK CR9EIA-9 or DENSO IU27D
Headlight: LED
Tail Light: LED


Overall Length: 2130 mm (83.9 in.)
Overall Width: 835 mm (32.9 in.)
Overall Height: 1110 mm (43.7 in.)
Wheelbase: 1460 mm (57.6 in.)
Ground Clearance: 140 mm (5.5 in.)
Seat Height: 825 mm (32.5 in.)
Curb Weight: 215 kg (474 lb.)

Warranty: 12-month unlimited mileage limited warranty

Suzuki KATANA price: Expected INR 13,50,999*.

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