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Suzuki Katana Sport Bike by Macco Motors

Today, Suzuki GSX1100 Suzuki Katana or is still seen as one of the sport bikes reference throughout the years. Its design has not aged all that well, so as consiguida reinterpretations by the Spanish coach Macco Motors with a 1984 Suzuki Katana thank The result is this streetfighter look challenging but comfortable driving position named Iron Fist.

Suzuki Katana Sport Bike by Macco Motors
Technically Suzuki who at that time one of the best bases (the GSX engine 1100), the newcomer can not be criticized on this point. The GSX1100S Katana (750cc and 1000cc and sisters) is marketed during the summer of 1981. It increased between time at Pininfarina wind tunnel for a study to optimize its Aerodynamics fork head fairing. The 1100 gains a flyscreen.

Suzuki Katana Sport Bike by Macco Motors
Upon its release, the big octroit Katana is the title of the fastest production motorcycle in the world. Suzuki output a racing, but is immediately perceived as an uncomfortable bike everyday. This motorcycle is driving fast and good coating to draw its quintessence. The work suspension loses its luster when the alsphalte deteriorates and handlebars well forward breaks wrists. In short, the eldest of Katana is exclusive.

Suzuki Katana Sport Bike by Macco Motors
The client wanted to retain some of the flavor of the original motorcycle without dramatically altering the deposit while maintaining a two-seater seat for driving with his girlfriend. They also found a shabby engine that had to be updated.

These are the works carried out on the bike:

  • Subachasis cut.
  • Specific seat tandem.
  • K & N filters.
  • Vance & Hines exhaust without silent.
  • Fork Suzuki GSX-R750.
  • Tija AMB.
  • Front fender Suzuki GSX-R.
  • 17-inch front wheel and 3-spoke GSF600 Suzuki Bandit.
  • Nissin brake calipers 4-piston for the front axle.
  • Öhlins rear suspension.
  • Rear tires 150 mm.
  • Low Renthal handlebars.
  • Avon fists.
  • Bates Headlight type.
  • Smaller rear light.
  • Aluminum footrests.

A very harmonious preparation demonstrating that there is life beyond the concept café racer for these preparations with retro flavor.
She regularly undergo small changes until 1984 when a new model appear. It will remain relatively broadcast in France, but it will be a great success in other European countries, including Great Britain and Germany.

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