Suzuki Katana Motorbikes For Sale
What Is It?
The Suzuki Katana is a funky retro naked bike which pays homage to the 1981 GSX1100S Katana. It's powered by a liquid cooled 999 cc inline four engine, producing 147.5 bhp at 10,000 rpm and maximum torque at 9,500 rpm.
- Aluminium frame and swingarm
- Dual 310 mm discs up front with Brembo four piston calipers
- 220 mm disc at the rear with Nissin single piston caliper
- Bosch ABS system
- Adjustable 43 mm KYB upside down fork with 120 mm travel
- Adjustable rear shock with 63 mm travel
- 3 level traction control with off mode
- Low RPM assist
- Easy start system
- Slip and assist clutch
- LED lighting all round
- 4->2->1 exhaust system
- 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator
The angular bodywork is all new, as is the one piece two-tone seat, LED headlight / running lights, LCD dash and rear plate holder but all that styling adds 8 kg to the weight and the tank is a massive 5 litres smaller.
The 6-spoke 17" wheels take a Dunlop RoadSport 2 120/70 tyre at the front and a 190/50 at the rear.
Accessories include a tinted screen, red accented seat, red calipers, heated grips and various Carbon bits. The £1,000 Samurai pack gets you the fly screen, red/black seat, red rim tape, red accents on the fairing, the tank pad and Carbon effect mudguard / engine covers.
- 2019-2021: Black, silver
- 2022: Grey, blue
Capacity: 999 cc (high)
Power: 148 bhp, 110 kW (high)
Red Line: 11,500 rpm (high)
Top Speed: 155 mph, 249 km/h (very high)
Fuel Consumption / Gas Mileage: 40 mpg, 7.1 l/100km, 14.2 km/l (average)
Range: 110 miles, 177 km (average)
Fuel Capacity: 12.0 litres, 3.2 US gallons (average)
Seat Height: 825 mm, 32.5 inches (average)
Wet Weight: 215 kg, 474 pounds (heavy)
Power to Weight: 0.688 bhp/kg, 0.513 kW/kg
Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (very high)
Model History & Updates
2022: Tweaked Euro 5 engine, flatter torque curve, 150.2 bhp at 11,000 rpm, peak torque 250 rpm lower down the range and an electronic throttle. There's also a quickshifter as standard, three power modes, more adjustable traction control and a revised dash with red night mode.
Review In A Few
- Loads of smooth power
- Looks divide opinion
- Limited range
- No TFT dash
Check out this video review from spicy110.