2006 Suzuki Katana 600
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– 2006 Suzuki Katana 600
2006 Suzuki Katana 600
You’re looking at the ideal fusion of sport-bike performance and sport-touring comfort – the Suzuki Katana 600. For proof, check out the Katana’s impeccable performance credentials.
It has a strong, lightweight and rigid perimeter-style frame for exceptional handling on the back roads. Its triple-disc hydraulic braking system offers outstanding braking power.
A high-performance, 16-valve engine derived from the original, legendary GSX-RTM offers crisp throttle response, strong midrange performance and something true sport riders will really appreciate – a terrific top-end charge. Put it all together and you have a light and responsive sport bike that can take on the tight, twisty roads – and come back for more.
In the mood for some sport-touring? The Katana 600 is designed to accommodate. It has a roomy seating position and a comfortable saddle. Its aerodynamic windshield offers excellent wind protection for both the rider and passenger. And its suspension provides smooth, supple performance for long-distance comfort.
The 2006 Katana 600 – the sport bike that specializes in versatility.
Front and rear turn signals have clear lenses for a clean and modern new look
Reliable four-stroke, 4-cylinder, air/oil cooled, DOHC 16-valve engine
Valve timing tuned for strong low to mid-range performance
32mm Mikuni carburetors with throttle position sensor provide quick throttle response and enhance mid-range power
Attractive stainless steel 4-into-1 exhaust system is tuned for strong low and mid-range power – exhaust catalyzer added to exhaust system on California model to further reduce emissions
Silent-type cam chain and oil pan with honeycomb construction to reduce engine noise
Twin Swirl Combustion Chambers (TSCC) for quick throttle response
Suzuki Advanced Cooling System (air/oil) with large oil cooler and high cooling capacity
Large intake valves (23mm) and exhaust valves (20mm) for strong engine performance
Screw/locknut valve adjustment system for simplified maintenance
Digital ignition system for optimum ignition timing with maintenance-free battery
Large air cleaner box for strong engine performance
Aerodynamic fairing design with twin headlights and an attractive sporting look
Design is compact while maintaining a comfortable, sporting ride position
Smooth, compliant ride provided by 41mm front forks with 4-way adjustable rebound damping
Link-type rear suspension and single shock absorber with 4-way adjustable rebound damping and 7 preload settings
Z speed-rated radial tires (120/70 front & 150/70 rear)
Wide, hollow 3-spoke type wheel rims, (3.50 x 17 front, 4.50 x 17 rear)
Large 290 mm floating type front brake discs with twin piston calipers
Single 240mm rear disc with twin piston caliper
Large capacity fuel tank (20 liter/5.3 gal.)
Standard 4-way emergency flasher and high-beam passing switch
Aluminum passenger grab bar
Teardrop shaped rear view mirrors
Adjustable front brake lever position
Engine: 600cc, four-stroke, 4-cylinder, 16 valve air/oil cooled with DOHC and TSCC
Bore Stroke: 62.6 x 48.7 mm
Compression Ratio: 11.3:1
Fuel System: Mikuni BSR32
Lubrication: Wet sump
Final Drive: #530 chain
Overall Length: 2140mm (84.3 in.)
Overall Width: 755mm (29.7 in.)
Overall Height: 1195mm (47.0 in.)
Seat Height: 785mm (30.9 in.)
Ground Clearance: 120mm (4.7 in.)
Wheelbase: 1470mm (57.9 in.)
Dry Weight: 208kg (458 lbs.) 210kg (462 lbs.) CA. model
Suspension Front: Telescopic, oil damped, 4-way adjustable rebound damping
Suspension Rear: Link-type suspension, 4-way adjustable rebound damping, 7-way adjustable preload
Brakes Front: Dual hydraulic disc
Brakes Rear: Single hydraulic disc
Tires Front: 120/70-ZR-17
Tires Rear: 150/70 ZR17
Fuel Tank Capacity: 20 liter (5.3 gal.) 18.5 liter (4.9 gal.) CA model
Color: White/Blue, Black