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Information & Specifications
- Suzuki GSX750SD KATANA
- Engine: Suzuki
- Suspension: Standard
- Brakes: Twin disk
- Wheels: Standard 16 ” / Standard 17″
- Mileage: 58.480 Km
- Registered: Bill of Sale Only
- Availability: in our store of Barcelona (Spain)
When Suzuki released the radical Katana at the end of 1981 for the 1982 Model Year it was originally available in 1100, 1000 (for the US), 750, 650 and 550cc versions. The GSX750SZ Katana was based on the GSX750E and Suzuki claimed it to be the fastest 750cc production bike available in 1982.
While the four-valve GSX750E engine was already no slouch, for the 750 Katana Suzuki’s engineers lightened the valve train, removed some weight from the flywheel, installed new cams, improved the valve seats, fitted a new inductive ignition, larger 34mm Mikuni CV carburettors and a new four-into two black chrome exhaust system. Although the one-piece crank and bore and stroke of 67x53mm were unchanged the higher compression (9.8:1) pistons received new rings. The 747cc four produced 81 horsepower at 9,200rpm. The 750 Katana shared its frame and suspension with the 1100, including the 1,520mm wheelbase and 28.5-degree steering rake. The 750’s cast wheels were 19-inch on the front and a slightly narrower 2.15×17-inch on the rear. At 228kg the 750 weighed 5kg less than the 1100 and visually only the single colour blue vinyl seat distinguished the 750 Katana from the 1100 with its two-tone seat. As a sports bike the 750 Katana was outstanding, offering European-style handling with Japanese power and useability. The Katana has now earned a cult status, and while style may have predominated over function that hasn’t diminished its appeal. The Katana remains a tribute to an era when motorcycle manufacturers were prepared to stretch the boundaries, unleashing outlandish machines on an unsuspecting public without any guarantee of commercial success. The Katana didn’t sell in vast quantities, but it is now considered one of the most memorable and collectable Suzuki’s of the 1980s.
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Detailed Technical Information
- Frame (VIN): GR71A-105634
- Engine number: R701-106734
- Current Mileage: 58.480 Km (certified mileage – unknow)
- Last Service: –
- Clutch: –
- Radiator: –
- Exhaust: –
- Suspension & Wheels
- Front fork: telescopic
- Rear shock: Mono shock
- Steering damper: –
- Front wheel: 3.25 -16″
- Rear wheel: 4 -17″
- Front Brake Master Cyl.: –
- Rear Brake Master Cyl.: –
- Front Brake Caliper/s: –
- Rear Brake Caliper: –
- Front Brake Disk/s: 275mm
- Rear Brake Disk: 255mm
- Electrical & Wiring System: –
- ECU: –
- Data Acquisition: –
More about this bike: Bike for restored or use as a base project. The bike have european paperwork and we deliver the bike with Bill of Sale. The bike do not have any type of guarantee.
Any doubt about the current status of the bike, contact us.
Extra parts included with the bike
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