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Suzuki’s iconic Katana returns for 2020. <a href="https://www.motorcyclistonline.com/2020-suzuki-katana-first-ride-review/">Read the full review »</a>
Suzuki’s iconic Katana returns for 2020. <a href="https://www.motorcyclistonline.com/2020-suzuki-katana-first-ride-review/">Read the full review »</a> (Suzuki Cycles/)Suzuki’s looking to make magic again with the reintroduction of its Katana streetbike.
Suzuki’s looking to make magic again with the reintroduction of its Katana streetbike. (Suzuki Cycles/)Suzuki trusted Italian designer Rodolfo Frascoli to tastefully reinvent Hans Muth’s original Katana design from 1980.
Suzuki trusted Italian designer Rodolfo Frascoli to tastefully reinvent Hans Muth’s original Katana design from 1980. (Suzuki Cycles/)Polished in every way. That’s the best way to describe the 2020 Suzuki Katana. Despite employing older hardware, engineers did a marvelous job of getting each component of the motorcycle to work in total harmony.
Polished in every way. That’s the best way to describe the 2020 Suzuki Katana. Despite employing older hardware, engineers did a marvelous job of getting each component of the motorcycle to work in total harmony. (Suzuki Cycles/)A cutaway look at the 2020 Suzuki Katana. It’s powered by the 2005–2008 spec GSX-R1000 engine known for its broad spread of power and immediate torque.
A cutaway look at the 2020 Suzuki Katana. It’s powered by the 2005–2008 spec GSX-R1000 engine known for its broad spread of power and immediate torque. (Suzuki Cycles/)We were surprised by how agile the 474-pound Katana maneuvers across the road. It offers a poised chassis that is easy to put exactly where the rider desires.
We were surprised by how agile the 474-pound Katana maneuvers across the road. It offers a poised chassis that is easy to put exactly where the rider desires. (Suzuki Cycles/)Suzuki engineers had to make very subtle tweaks to the Frascoli’s clay model to get it into final production.
Suzuki engineers had to make very subtle tweaks to the Frascoli’s clay model to get it into final production. (Suzuki Cycles/)The Katana uses a more basic style traction control system that’s fed data via wheel speed, crankshaft, gear, and throttle position sensors.
The Katana uses a more basic style traction control system that’s fed data via wheel speed, crankshaft, gear, and throttle position sensors. (Suzuki Cycles/)The Katana features an exceptionally smooth powerband that’s as fun to play with as it is to control. The connection between the engine and the throttle is some of the smoothest and most well calibrated we’ve experienced in a non-ride-by-wire machine.
The Katana features an exceptionally smooth powerband that’s as fun to play with as it is to control. The connection between the engine and the throttle is some of the smoothest and most well calibrated we’ve experienced in a non-ride-by-wire machine. (Suzuki Cycles/)

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