The Suzuki Katana 600 Information:
The Suzuki Katana 600 was introduced to the world in 1987 at Paris Bike Show, Salon De International Du Motorcycle. The sports tourer featured a 16-valve twin cam engine, six-speed gear box, and a double cradle frame. It was presented as the GSX600F but is known as Katana in the United States and Canada.
The 458-pound bike had a seat at 31 inches and a wheelbase of 58 inches.
In 1989, there was a slight change to the Suzuki Katana 600. It featured silver silencers on the exhaust, three-spoke wheels (previously it had six) and only available in blue/white finish. In 1990, the only change was the color became red and grey or black. 1992 brought the first technical revision since its inception. Valve gear and individual rocker arms were revised. Colors changed over the next several years and 2003 brought about a new facelift for the machine.
In 2003, the Suzuki Katana 600 featured a few new changes. The taillight and rear cowl were redesigned for better performance. The seat was also modified to include new graphics. Until 2004, all bikes had the brand name, Suzuki, on the fuel tank. 2004, brought about the new S logo the company had adopted and placed on the fuel tank.