Suzuki secretly launched this fierce bike, the engine is bigger than the Alto!
Suzuki Katana: Suzuki Motorcycle India has launched a new bike ‘Katana’ in the Indian market. Its starting ex-showroom price is Rs 13.61 lakh.
Suzuki Katana Launch: Suzuki Motorcycle India has launched a new bike ‘Katana’ in the Indian market. Its starting ex-showroom price is Rs 13.61 lakh. The bike has been named after the historical sword of Japan, the Katana. The motorcycle has been introduced in 2 color variants. It will get the option of Metallic Matte Stellar Blue and Metallic Mystic Silver. At the launch of the Katana, Satoshi Uchida, Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India said, “This launch is part of our strategy to strengthen our bike portfolio in India.” . Since then, the company was getting a lot of inquiries about this bike. This bike has been launched with Suzuki’s Intelligent Ride Systems. It is fitted with a variety of modern electronic control systems.
Key Features of Suzuki Katana
Suzuki Motorcycle India informed that Suzuki Katana will get Suzuki Intelligent Ride System (SIRS), Suzuki Traction Control System (STCS), Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (SDMS), Ride-by-Wire Electronic Throttle System, Low RPM Assist and Suzuki Easy start system is available. It has a lightweight chassis. It gets an upright riding position, which has been given keeping in mind the comfort of the customers on long rides. It gets a multi-function instrument cluster.
Engine is bigger than Alto!
Suzuki Katana is powered by a 999cm 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, inline-4 engine. This engine is capable of generating 112 kW (152 PS) / 11,000 RPM power and 106 Nm / 9,250 RPM torque. Whereas, Maruti Alto gets a 796 cc engine, which generates maximum power of 35.3 kW @ 6000 rpm. Let us know that Suzuki Katana will compete with bikes like BMW F 900 R, Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX, Harley Davidson Iron 883 and Honda CB1000R in the market.