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Suzuki GSX600F
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Manufacturer Suzuki
Also called Katana
Production 88-06
Engine 600cc
Sparkplug CR9EK '98-06
Battery YTX9-BS '98-06
Front Tire 120/70-17 '98-06
Rear Tire 150/70-17 '98-06
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Katana 600

The Suzuki GSX600F is commonly known as the Katana 600. It first began production in 1988 and continued until 2006.

1988 GSX600FJ

1988 Suzuki GSX600FJ
1988 Suzuki Katana 600 GSX600F in Blue
1988 Suzuki Katana 600 GSX600F in Blue


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN72A J2100001
  • ENGINE #: N705-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 599cc Four-stroke Inline-four
  • MODEL CODE: 19C
  • COLOR: Red & White, Blue & White
  • Black lower fork
  • Gold front brake calipers
  • White six spoke wheels

1989 GSX600FK

1989 Suzuki GSX600FK

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN72A K2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N705-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 599cc Four-stroke 4 CyI.
  • MODEL CODE: 19C
  • COLOR: Black & Blue, Red
  • 3 spoke wheels
  • Stainless steel covered mufflers
  • Adjustable front brake lever position

1990 GSX600FL

1990 Suzuki GSX600FL
1990 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black
1990 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black
1990 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black
1990 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN72A L2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N705-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 599cc Four-stroke Inline-four
  • MODEL CODE: 19C
  • COLOR: Red, Black
  • New graphics, identify by V.I.N. number

1991 GSX600FM

1991 Suzuki GSX600FM

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN72A M2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N705-
  • ENGINE TYPE 599cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 19C
  • COLOR: Red, Black
  • Solid silver S tank decal
  • Lower fairing panel not primary color
  • Dark silver wheels

1992 GSX600FN

1992 Suzuki GSX600FN
1992 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black
1992 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black
1992 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black
1992 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN72A N2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N705-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 599cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 19C
  • COLOR: Red/Pink, Black/Purple
  • Lower fairing primary color
  • Wheels are secondary color
  • Black has two tone purple decal
  • Red has pink, purple decal

1993 GSX600FP

1993 Suzuki GSX600FP
1993 Suzuki Katana 600 in Red
1993 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black/Aqua Blue
1993 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black/Aqua Blue
1993 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black/Aqua Blue
1993 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black/Aqua Blue
1993 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black/Aqua Blue
1993 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black
1993 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black
1993 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black
1993 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN72A P2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N705-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 599cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 19C
  • COLOR: Black, Red
  • Suzuki tank decal
  • 600 decal deleted from fairing
  • Black has purple wheels and green, purple decal
  • Red has silver wheels and pink, silver decal

1994 GSX600FR

1994 Suzuki GSX600FR

  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN72A R2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N705-
  • ENGINE TYPE 599cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 19C
  • COLOR: Black, Red
  • Black has purple seat, wheels, fairing lower, and black passenger seat
  • Red has blue seat, wheels, red passenger seat
  • 600 emblem on side covers

1995 GSX600FS

1995 Suzuki GSX600FS
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Black/Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Black/Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Black/Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Black/Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 in Black/Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 in Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 in Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 in Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 in Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 in Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 in Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 in Purple
1995 Suzuki Katana 600 in Purple


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN72A S2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N705-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 599cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 19C
  • COLOR: Black/purple, Teal green
  • Teal orange accent stripes
  • Black/purple has purple seat, wheels, tank
  • Katana emblem on side covers

1996 GSX600FT

1996 Suzuki GSX600FT
1996 Suzuki GSX600FT in Black
1996 Suzuki GSX600FT in Black
1996 Suzuki GSX600FT in Black
1996 Suzuki GSX600FT in Black


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN72A T2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N705-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 599cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 19C
  • COLOR: Black, Teal green
  • Teal/yellow/purple accent stripes
  • Black has purple seat & wheels
  • Teal/yellow Katana emblem on fairing
  • Purple lower fairing


1997 GSX600FV

1997 Suzuki GSX600FV
1997 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Gold
1997 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Gold
1997 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Gold
1997 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Gold
1997 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Gold
1997 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Gold
1997 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Gold
1997 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Gold
1997 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Gold


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN72A V2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N705-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 599cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 19C
  • COLOR: Yellow, Blue
  • 4-way screw-type rebound adjusters on fork caps
  • Yellow has grey/black stripes
  • Blue has yellow/grey stripes


1998 GSX600FW

1998 Suzuki GSX600FW
1998 Suzuki Katana 600 in Blue
1998 Suzuki Katana 600 in Blue
1998 Suzuki Katana 600 in Blue


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN79A W2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N717-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 599cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 19E
  • COLOR: Red, Blue
  • New style bodywork with twin head lamps
  • Flush mounted front turn signals
  • 4-into-1 stainless exhaust system

1999 GSX600FX

1999 Suzuki GSX600FX
1999 Suzuki Katana (GSX600F) in Black
1999 Suzuki Katana (GSX600F) in Black
1999 Suzuki Katana (GSX600F) in Black
1999 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Red
1999 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Red
1999 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Red
1999 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Red


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN79A X2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N717-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 600cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 19E
  • COLOR 1: Red - 28V
  • COLOR 2: Black - 33J
  • Twin head lamps
  • Flush mounted front turn signals
  • 4-into-1 stainless exhaust system
  • Cam-type preload adjuster on shock

2000 GSX600FY

2000 Suzuki GSX600FY
2000 Suzuki Katana 600 in Red
2000 Suzuki Katana 600 in Red
2000 Suzuki Katana 600 in Red
2000 Suzuki Katana 600 in Red
2000 Suzuki Katana 600 in Red
2000 Suzuki Katana 600 in Red
2000 Suzuki Katana 600 in Red
2000 Suzuki Katana 600 in Red


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN79A Y2100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N717-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 600cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 19E
  • COLOR 1 • Red - Y7M
  • COLOR 2: Blue - Y7E
  • Digital clock in dash
  • Flush mounted front turn signals
  • 4-into-1 stainless exhaust system
  • Mikuni carbs with TPS

2001 GSX600FK1

2001 Suzuki GSX600FK1
2001 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Blue
2001 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Blue
2001 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Blue
2001 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Blue
2001 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow
2001 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow


  • V.I.N. #: JS1GN79A 12100001
  • ENGINE PREFIX: N717-
  • ENGINE TYPE: 600cc, Four-stroke, 4 Cyl
  • MODEL CODE: 19E
  • COLOR 1 . Yellow - Y9H
  • COLOR 2 . Blue - YC2
  • Digital clock in dash
  • Flush mounted front turn signals
  • 4-into-1 stainless exhaust system
  • Mikuni carbs with TPS
  • Bolt on passenger footrest brackets

2002

2002 Suzuki Katana 600 in Blue
2002 Suzuki Katana 600 in Blue
2002 Suzuki Katana 600 in Blue
2002 Suzuki Katana 600 in Blue
2002 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Black/Yellow
2002 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Black/Yellow
2002 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Black/Yellow
2002 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Black/Yellow
2002 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow
2002 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow
2002 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow


2003

2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Blue
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Blue
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Blue
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Blue
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Blue
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 (GSX600F) in Yellow
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 in Blue
2003 Suzuki Katana 600 in Blue


2004 GSX600F

2004 Suzuki 600 Katana in white/blue
2004 Suzuki 600 Katana in yellow/black
2004 Suzuki Katana 600 in White/Blue
2004 Suzuki Katana 600 in White/Blue



2004 Katana 600 Specs
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: MikuniTM BSR32
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition: Digital/Transistorized
Transmission: 6-speed
Final Drive: #530 chain
Overall Length: 2140mm (84.1 in.)
Overall Width: 755mm (29.3 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.) 209kg (460 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: Yellow, Blue

2005 GSX600F

2005 Suzuki 600 Katana in white/blue
2005 Suzuki 600 Katana in red



2005 Katana 600 Specs
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: MikuniTM BSR32
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition: Digital/Transistorized
Transmission: 6-speed
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: Blue/White, Red

2006 GSX600F

2006 Suzuki 600 Katana in white/blue
2006 Suzuki 600 Katana in black



2006 Katana 600 Specs
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
Ignition: Digital/Transistorized
Transmission: 6-speed
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


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