2010 Suzuki GSX1300 Katana Super Streetbike

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Suzuki B-King Final Prototype
Suzuki B-King Final Prototype


It arrived in 1980 a background of gasps — the didn’t quite know to make of the fastest Suzuki Styled by German design Target, the bullet-shaped nose and profile was unlike anything and motorcyclists the world over loved it or hated it — was no fence-sitting here.

The space age may have arrived in the era of Star but there was the go to match the show. discontinued after just years, the Katana had made its (the styling cues can be seen on many bikes and was resurrected many times in numbers. There were as well — the … shaft-drive 650, 750, 1000, as well as the later 250 and Japanese market variants.

Suzuki even created a 750 version with a pop-up in 1984. Since then, the brand name has been and misused on everything from a 600 to a 50cc scooter, which is short of criminal.

Let’s not forget, for a while the Katana was the fastest, most powered two-wheeler ever to down the highways, not the Can-O-Tuna sportbike the name suggests

What’s the most dyno-busting in the Suzuki line-up? The Hayabusa/B-King of course, so we’ll start that. As good as the motor is, still like more torque for those traffic getaways so we’ve re-tuned it for bottom-end pull at the expense of a few top end

We don’t expect rear to last long.

Suzuki B-King Final Prototype
Suzuki B-King Final Prototype

The only change is the ditching of those exhaust cans which snip a few milliseconds off the launch It’ll eat a V-Max for breakfast and hours of one-wheel entertainment in of the first three gears you

While the B-King is fantastic in a line, it’s not so clever in the This is why our bike uses the beam from an R1 frame, a modified KTM RC8 swingarm and 2009 big piston forks. Rising twin rear shocks tame our 170 HP beast and wheels and brakes are stock B-King

Our tribute to the Katana uses a original fuel tank, it still utilizes the off-center cap arrangement. The front cowl the aggressive and streamlined angular but incorporates the ram-air intakes and a GSX-R-style headlight. An adjustable screen is an option that our Kat to be an effective all-day rider.

Although passengers are catered to a minimal seat pad under the unit’s cowling (designed to drag), we’d prefer to solo: there’s only so screaming and feet-under-the-armpits we can take.

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