Suzuki Katana price is significantly higher than Ninja 1000 – probably its closest rival here. It sits under the Hayabusa in the lineup…
Suzuki India have today launched their legendary streetfighter – Suzuki Katana – in India. The 2022 Suzuki Katana is being offered in two colours.
2022 Suzuki Katana – Colours, Availability & Price
The new Suzuki Katana has been introduced at Rs. 13,61,000/- (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Katana is being offered in 2 colours – Metallic Matte Stellar Blue & Metallic Mystic Silver.
Kawasaki Ninja 1000 is probably the other bike that comes to our mind when we talk about Katana in our market. The Suzuki costs Rs 1.75 Lac more than the liter class sports tourer from Kawasaki.
2022 Suzuki Katana will be available at all Suzuki Bike zone dealerships from July 5, for purchase.
New Suzuki Katana – Highlights & Features
For the uninitiated, the Katana is one of the most popular motorcycles in the naked/streetfighter world of motorcycles. It is said that, along with the SV650, the Katana is the Grandfather of modern naked/streetfighter motorcycles.
Suzuki proudly explains that the Katana follows – Forging a New Street Legend – concept. The Katana is said to be one of the most meticulously researched and developed bikes of the modern era. Even the name – Katana – signifies how arduous the R&D process for the bike had been and is explained to be similar to the meticulous process of creating the ‘Katana’, the legendary sword of the Samurai.
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At the heart of the Katana is the new BS-VI complaint 999 cc, inline-4, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine producing 152 HP at 11,000 RPM and 106 Nm of torque at 9,250 RPM.
The power of the engine is tamed using the Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (S.I.R.S.) which consists of Suzuki Traction Control System (STCS), Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (SDMS), Ride-by-wire Electronic Throttle System, Low RPM Assist and Suzuki Easy Start System.
The design elements of the new Katana include Vertically-stacked LED headlights enclosed in a rectangular cowling, LED front position lamps (DRLs), and distinctive LED tail-lights. The riding ergonomics of the bike are upright and it sports a unique half-fairing design.
Finally, the feature list consists of multi-functional LCD instrumentation with brightness adjustability, lightweight chassis, 5-ride modes, USD forks, dual-disc braking at the front and much more.