Suzuki has showcased the all-new 2020 Katana on the ongoing 2018 EICMA motorbike present in Milan, Italy. The 2020 Suzuki Katana was not too long ago unveiled for the primary time in October this 12 months on the 2018 Intermot motorbike present in Cologne, Germany. The brand new Suzuki Katana can be a comeback of an age-old title which was a preferred title from Suzuki through the 1980s and 1990s, and a preferred sport tourering motorbike of its time. The 2020 Suzuki Katana shares its underpinnings with the Suzuki GSX-S1000F and is powered by the identical 999 cc, in-line 4 cylinder engine which places out 147 bhp at 10,000 rpm and 105 Nm of peak torque at 9,500 rpm.
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The production-spec Suzuki Katana stays true to the idea because the manufacturing mannequin retains majority of the weather we had seen within the idea. Although the all new Katana's design continues to be relatable to the 1981 mannequin, it seems far fashionable now sporting a number of the styling cues from the Suzuki GSX-S1000F. It will get the twin-spar aluminium alloy body and the rider sits tad hunkered down on the brand new one. The sq. headlamp is a carryover from the older Katana and that has all the time been one of many identifiable parts of the model. Nonetheless, going with the fashionable period there's now a LED headlamp and the brand new Katana additionally will get a big TFT display screen for the instrument cluster.
Upfront, the 2020 Katana has fully-adjustable KYB 43 mm USD forks and a link-type monoshock set-up on the rear. Then there are Brembo brakes with radial calipers and ABS to shed pace. By way of rider aids, the brand new Suzuki Katana is supplied with a three-level traction management system which can be switched off.
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The brand new Suzuki Katana shouldn't be precisely light-weight, tipping the scales with 215 kg kerb weight. The Katana can be out within the world markets subsequent 12 months, and in all probability, Suzuki will take into account it for the Indian market too. We have already got the Suzuki GSX-S1000F on sale and the 2020 Katana ought to make its means someday in early 2020. The brand new Suzuki Katana can be offered in India as a Utterly Constructed Unit (CBU), so count on it to be priced barely increased than the Suzuki GSX-S1000F, which is priced at Rs. 12.70 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi.