Is the Suzuki Katana good for beginners?

Coupled with the engine’s prodigious output, I’d probably steer beginner riders (or those lacking right wrist restraint) away from this bike. The Katana’s electronics are pretty old school for 2020, but they work well enough and fit the bike’s personality.

How fast is a katana 1100?

The Suzuki GSX 1100 S Katana top speed is 228.0 km/h (141.7 mph).

Does Suzuki still make the Katana?

Since 2019, Suzuki has reused the Katana name for its redesigned 2020 model. This new version is based on the GSX-S1000F and is powered by a 2005–2006 GSX-R1000 K5 engine with a claimed power output of 110 kW (150 hp).

What years did they make GSXR 1100?

Make Model Suzuki GSX-R 1100
Year 1996 – 98
Engine Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder,
Capacity 1074 cc / 65.5 cub. in.
Bore x Stroke 75.5 x 60 mm

Is the Suzuki Katana comfortable?

Chassis. The KATANA’s monocoque-style bodywork has design cues from the legendary 1982 Katana and boasts a modern look that highlights the bike’s chassis and running gear. Engineered to be agile and fun to ride, the KATANA’s lightweight and compact chassis has an ergonomically comfortable and sporty riding position.

How much is a Suzuki Katana worth?


Suggested List Price Average Retail
Base Price $13,499 $13,195
Options (Add)
Total Price $13,499 $13,195

What engine does a Suzuki Katana have?

The KATANA is powered by a 147-horsepower (110-kilowat) powerplant developed from the legendary 2005-2008 GSX-R1000 engine architecture. This long-stroke engine provides smooth throttle response and immediate, controlled acceleration.