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Custom Katana motorcycle by FCR Original

Furiosa: A Suzuki Katana resto-mod from FCR Original

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Like a good pair of leather boots or a fine Cabernet Sauvignon, the Suzuki Katana just seems to get better with age. The rapier-sharp design is 35 years old now, and no longer has the power to shock. Instead, it’s heading for icon status. We’re now seeing Katanas rolling into custom shops, and it’s interesting…

Iron Fist: Macco Motors' brutal custom Suzuki Katana

Iron Fist: Macco Motors’ brutal Suzuki Katana

The Suzuki Katana is a bit of an oddball by today’s design standards. But it was hot property in its heyday—and those who love it never seem to shake the attraction. Take Peter, the owner of this particular Katana. An Englishman living in Spain, he spent his youth thrashing his 1984 GSX1100 in both countries.…

2006 Suzuki Katana

Suzuki Katana by Motohangar

When we heard that Motohangar had ripped the bodywork off a Suzuki Katana, we were dismayed. After all, the Katana is one of the most iconic motorcycles ever made. But then we found out that Patrick Jones and crew were revitalizing a 2006 Suzuki Katana, not one of the 1980s originals. A little research revealed…

Suzuki Katana by AC Sanctuary

I remember being dumbstruck when the Suzuki Katana was launched back in 1980. And after a period of distaste, I now find those angular looks…

Suzuki Katana custom

A couple of weeks ago, there was a Suzuki Katana in my local motorcycle workshop. And it was a magnet for everyone passing by, despite…