LONG STROKE 999CC ENGINE
The engine features a long-stroke design with a 73.4mm bore and 59.0mm stroke resulting in a broad power range delivered smoothly across the entire rev range.
Producing 110kW (150PS) @10,000rpm with 108Nm of torque @9,500rpm putting the power to the ground through a back-torque limiting clutch.
State-of-the-art technology provides ultimate efficiency, combined with it’s addictive induction noise, makes every ride, a sheer exciting one.
Iridium spark plugs heighten the spark strength and combustion efficiency over conventional plugs, thereby contributing to higher power, more linear throttle response, easier engine start-up, and a more stable idle.
The engine uses a liquid-cooled oil cooler as opposed to the air-cooled type as found on the GSX-R1000. Both lighter in weight and more compact size for a cleaner look.
43mm KYB inverted front forks give a ride that is sporty yet plush. They feature fully adjustable damping, rebound, compression and spring preload. A single KYB rear shock features adjustable rebound damping and spring pre-load.
Brembo radial mount monoblock front brake calipers are mated with Ø310mm floating-mount dual discs to provide powerful braking performance. Each caliper has four opposing Ø32mm pistons.
The Antilock Brake System (ABS) control unit, produced by BOSCH, is compact and light, weighing in at just 640g. It monitors wheel speed 50 times per wheel rotation, and matches stopping power to available traction.
Compact and lightweight
The compact, lightweight twin-spar aluminium chassis is engineered to provide agility, ease of control and a fun-to-ride character riders will enjoy. It is also aimed to perform best in real world riding conditions on public roads, in city traffic, on the highway, or on rural and twisty roads.
KATANA THEMED LCD DISPLAY
The full LCD brightness-adjustable instrument cluster packs a wide range of useful information into a relatively compact form factor.
It is also designed to make the readouts from its multiple functions easy to recognise.
The panel features a custom display with graphics exclusive to the KATANA with white lettering on a black background.
Distinctive styling points all round. The vertically-stacked LED headlight and front position lights accent the sharp lines of the front cowling and are matched with LED turn signals and an LED tail light unit.
3-MODE TRACTION CONTROL
This track-bred technology provides greater confidence and reduces fatigue by delivering control over engine output that helps prevent rear wheel spin.
The system operates so smoothly and naturally that it does not interfere with handling, even when the rider wishes to engage in aggressive sports riding.
The rider can freely select one of three modes using the convenient handlebar switch.
Mode one is for sport riding with minimal intervention; mode two offers the ideal balance for typical road conditions; and mode three delivers maximum traction control when riding in poor conditions.
ENGINEIn-line four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC
TRANSMISSION6-Speed constant mesh with back-torque-limiting clutch
FRONT SUSPENSION43mm KYB inverted forks with adjustable compression, rebound and spring preload
REAR SUSPENSIONLink type, KYB shock with adjustable rebound damping and spring preload
FRONT BRAKESBrembo Monobloc Radial-mount 4-piston calipers, dual 310mm floating discs with ABS
REAR BRAKESNissin single-piston caliper, 220mm disc
WARRANTY2 Year Unlimited Kilometre