The Edgy and Distinctive SUZUKI Katana

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Suzuki Stratosphere

The word Katana means in Japanese and its distinctive appearance is the slender, single edged with a long grip to two hands. This original was a 650 cc model called the ED-1 Design 1) which featured a nose and a shaped, blended tank with a merged tank-to-seat arrangement. It was so out of style or to put it, so out of

Norms at that time of course the flat rectangular with bolt-on accessory so the new design was probably a risk the were willing to take and deep down knew it would stand out. The thing was that the design was for a to favour the aerodynamics and after wind tunnel testing, it to aid stability during high-speed. If you the net, you will find a design on a prototype MV Agusta never got into production.

Ironically, even that was designed by Target Design. In when it was launched in Cologne in most people thought it was a motorcycle which would not it to production. But Suzuki released the as per the showcased model with improvements and changes here and Target Design had apparently a lot of time on the bike finding the position which is most for touring bikes.

The large capacity tank with the small fairing together for the best airflow not just for stunning appearance.But being supremely aerodynamic mean that Suzuki is to revive the design after in prototype Stratosphere. The Katana was the mass-production motorcycle in the world it was launched which meant the new looks were matched by performance levels.

In the same year of ED-1, the ED-2 at the Cologne Motor and this time it had a much engine, the 1100 cc model was based on the Suzuki GS1000. In came out the actual design hailed the ‘Katana’ looks there on. It had everything. And that was the of a new definition in biking as the ’Katana’ immensely popular all over.

Suzuki Stratosphere

The offset petrol filler cap the tank’s centerline, those dials on the instrument panel and everything became a style

Actually it’s not just the that Suzuki has got the genes of the incorporated to, the hallowed GSK-R is also a descendent of the Katana. And of indirect descendents too like the and GSX-E series.

The various of the series comprised of five models GSX600F and GSX750F came out between 1988 – which were reincarnated in styles from 1998 – and between 1988 — came the GSX1100F. There were mainly for the U.S market. The GSX-F models were running in Europe but without the moniker.

Moreover the name Katana into the existence of European of Suzuki in 1999 through a of 50cc scooters! Now the design has in the form of the Stratosphere which its debut at the 2005 Tokyo Show with a new transversely-mounted 6-cylinder engine.

Suzuki Stratosphere
Suzuki Stratosphere
Suzuki Stratosphere
Suzuki Stratosphere

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