Suzuki two wheelers legend, the Katana still remains the sharp suited motorcycle with mega performance.
First released in 1981, Suzuki refreshed the Katana nameplate in 2019 with a modern engine, new features and new colour concept for enthusiasts.
Compared to its 2020 model, the new Katana comes with gold forks, colour-coordinated wheels and grey rear suspension.
With a new dark tone seat, the bike also features Metallic Mat Stellar Blue and Solid Iron Grey colour options.
Apart from that, the Katana gets a few touch of electronics features.
As for the engine, the 2022 Katana retains the 999cc, inline-four cylinder engine which is an evolution of the one found in the GSX-R1000 K5.
But for 2022, the new Katana gets a new intake and exhaust camshafts, valve springs, a 4-2-1 exhaust system and a new airbox that improves efficiency.
Suzuki says the new Katana has 3hp more than the previous model.
But that’s not all, Suzuki fans will love the face that the new Katana now comes with a two-way quickshifter, an updated slipper clutch, rubber mounted handle bars and also offers Suzuki’s new Easy Start system.
And to ease night riding, Suzuki has equipped the dashboard of the new Katana with a “night” mode.
There is no announcement about pricing and it is unlike to be available in Malaysia anytime soon.