Katana

  • Check this out. Gorgeous CGI from Japan of a ‘super’ Katana 1135R that’s rumoured to be on the horizon!

    Check this out. Gorgeous CGI from Japan of a ‘super’ Katana 1135R that’s rumoured to be on the horizon!

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    The rumour-mill in Japan is that Suzuki is planning a limited-edition ‘Super Katana’ that is effectively a ‘R’ version of the bike that was launched by the Japanese factory earlier this year. What’s being said in Japan and being shown here in this illustration from top Japanese outlet YoungMachine is this: the supposed new bike…

  • Yoshimura’s custom Suzuki Katana set to be unveiled at EICMA. Are you taking notes Mr. Suzuki?

    Yoshimura’s custom Suzuki Katana set to be unveiled at EICMA. Are you taking notes Mr. Suzuki?

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    Have you seen this? Young Machine in Japan has got its hands on some top quality snaps of Yoshimura’s new custom Katana. If you were one of the bikers a little disappointed when Suzuki’s Katana was unveiled last year, there’s some good news on the horizon. Yoshimura’s created a range of parts and accessories to…

  • EVENTS: Suzuki DEALERS set to celebrate the arrival of the new KATANA.

    EVENTS: Suzuki DEALERS set to celebrate the arrival of the new KATANA.

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    Suzuki dealers across the UK are gearing up to celebrate the arrival of the new KATANA – with the nationwide launch taking place on Thursday 30 May. Held in Suzuki showrooms across the country, the event will offer bikers the chance to get up close and personal with the first Katana’s to arrive in the…

  • WORLD LAUNCH: Suzuki Katana

    WORLD LAUNCH: Suzuki Katana

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    Words: Mikko Nieminen, Editor, Motorcycle Sport & Leisure magazine Photography: Suzuki Re-imagining iconic bikes of yesteryear is no new thing. Among others, we have seen the Kawasaki Z900RS nod in the direction of the Z1, and Triumph recently launched a new Speed Twin to resurrect the famous moniker. The latest bike to get a modern…

  • Suzuki’s Katana will cost you £11,399.

    Suzuki’s Katana will cost you £11,399.

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    And you can get a special accessory pack on the launch of the bike that will add £999 to that (but it’ll save you £383 over buying the bolt-ons separately). Included in the kit is a fly screen, red and black accessory seat, carbon effect front mudguard and engine covers, a protective tank pad, wheel…

  • VIDEO: Suzuki KATANA in ACTION. Nobuatsu Aoki’s FIRST impressions.

    VIDEO: Suzuki KATANA in ACTION. Nobuatsu Aoki’s FIRST impressions.

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    Suzuki Japan has just released a short video, giving us the first glimpse of its new 2019 Katana in action. And it’s been ridden by ex-MotoGP rider Nobuatsu Aoki. Ok, so it’s worth noting that this video has been made by Suzuki – so it’s not a massive surprise to hear Aoki’s overwhelmingly positive impressions…

  • Want a sweet Katana fairing for your Suzuki SV650X? Yeah, we do too.

    Want a sweet Katana fairing for your Suzuki SV650X? Yeah, we do too.

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    There’s not a lot of information about this bolt-on fairing for the middleweight Suzuki – largely because it’s a prototype bit of bodykit from S2 Concept, a bodywork and bits specialist in France – but boy, does this make a difference to the current 650 Suzuki. Painted in the same colours as the SV650X, the…

  • Oh man! Check out Kagayama’s new racing Katana in Japan…

    Oh man! Check out Kagayama’s new racing Katana in Japan…

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      We showed you the first incarnation of Yukio Kagayama’s racing Katana last year, but now the former WSB, MotoGP and BSB star has debuted his new version of the bike, we’ve got the photos of it from our friends at Young Machine in Japan – and this bike… it’s just gorgeous… The main changes…

  • EICMA 2018: Suzuki unveils BLACK Katana. Same TECH. Different COLOUR.

    EICMA 2018: Suzuki unveils BLACK Katana. Same TECH. Different COLOUR.

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    The hotly anticipated Suzuki Katana was unveiled at the Intermot motorcycle show in Cologne last month to widespread admiration, and now Suzuki has revealed a new black colourway for its reimagined version of the iconic Katana, which was first launched nearly four decades ago. Shown for the first time today at EICMA in Milan, the…

  • VIDEO: Suzuki teases BLACK Katana ahead of EICMA. Higher SPEC version on the way?

    VIDEO: Suzuki teases BLACK Katana ahead of EICMA. Higher SPEC version on the way?

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    The hotly anticipated Suzuki Katana was finally unveiled earlier this month at Intermot in Cologne – but it would seem that there’s more to come, with Suzuki releasing a new video which hints that there’s a black Katana on its way to EICMA in a couple of weeks’ time. It’s difficult to be entirely sure…

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