2022 Suzuki Katana features a 999-cm3 powertrain and gets Suzuki’s Intelligent Ride System (SIRS).
Suzuki Motorcycle India on Monday announced that it has launched the 2022 Katana sports bike model in the country at ₹13.61 lakh (ex-showroom). The motorcycle that features a 999-cm3 powertrain, borrows its name from the Japanese word – Katana – meaning a sword. It gets Suzuki’s Intelligent Ride System (SIRS), which comes with a variety of advanced electronic control systems. . The motorcycle will be available in two colors – Metallic Mat Stellar Blue and Metallic Mystic Silver.
The company has said that it received many enquiries from motorcycle enthusiasts after showcasing the bike in the last auto expo. The motorcycle was revealed in its latest 2022 iteration last year at the EICMA show in Milan. With its launch, Suzuki Motorcycle India aims to strengthen its big bike portfolio in the country. “The Katan reflects Suzuki’s ongoing commitment to fine craftsmanship and its willingness to sweat every detail to get them right,” Satoshi Uchida, Suzuki Motorcycle India Managing Director said in a statement.
He added that the move to launch the sports bike in India is based on the fact that it garnered positive feedback here from potential customers. “We are confident that the bike will be able to make its own cult following in India too,” Uchida added.
The motorcycle’s 999cm3 four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, inline-four engine delivers 112 kW or 152 PS at 11,000 RPM and 106 Nm of torque at 9,250 RPM. Apart from the Suzuki Intelligent Ride System, which comes with a variety of advanced electronic control systems, the motorcycle also features Suzuki Traction Control System, Ride-by-Wire Electronic Throttle System, Low RPM Assist, Suzuki Drive Mode Selector (SDMS) and Suzuki Easy Start System.
The Suzuki Traction Control System offers five mode settings while fitting a more diverse variety of riding conditions. First Published Date: