Back to Suzuki Motorcycle Index Page. Click photo to enlarge. It makes a great desktop image. Suzuki Katanas have long been known as motorcycles with the right combination of performance and value. A Katana combines sport-bike responsiveness with an ample amount of comfort that a motorcyclist needs for a weekday commute, or a weekend pleasure ride. The Katana returns for in two new great colors.
The Suzuki Katana is a standard motorcycle sold between and and then since It was designed in — by Target Design of Germany for Suzuki. The design worked through several variations, with the public being allowed to see the ED1 and ED2 versions. The unfaired ED1 design featured a tall sculpted fuel tank with both curves and straight edges that merged fuel tank with a lower stepped seat and side panels. This meant the rider sat into the motorcycle, rather than on it, as was the norm.