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Model Type
Sport
Model Type
Sport
MSRP
$6,399
MSRP
$5,149
Warranty
12
Warranty
12
Insurance
Insurance
Finance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
Sport
Generic Type (Primary)
Sport
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Parent Company
Suzuki
Parent Company
Suzuki
Display Name
Katana 600
Display Name
GS 500F
Year
2006
Year
2006
Make
Suzuki
Make
Suzuki
Introduction Year
-
Introduction Year
2004
Engine Type
Horizontal In-line
Engine Type
Parallel Twin
Cylinders
4
Cylinders
2
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Cooling
Air / Oil
Cooling
Air
Valves
16
Valves
-
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valves Per Cylinder
-
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Bore (mm/in)
62.6 / 2.47
Bore (mm/in)
74 / 2.92
Stroke (mm/in)
48.7 / 1.92
Stroke (mm/in)
56.6 / 2.23
Displacement (cc/ci)
600 / 37
Displacement (cc/ci)
487 / 29.7
Compression Ratio
11.3:1
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Starter
Electric
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Type
Gas
Carburetion Brand
Mikuni
Carburetion Brand
Mikuni
Fuel Injector
No
Fuel Injector
No
Carburetor
Yes
Carburetor
Yes
Number Of Carburetors
2
Number Of Carburetors
2
Carburetor Size (mm)
32
Carburetor Size (mm)
34
Carburetion Type
Carburetor
Carburetion Type
Carburetor
Transmission Type
Manual
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
6
Number Of Speeds
6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Reverse
No
Reverse
No
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless
Tubeless
Tube / Tubeless
Tubeless
Front Wheel Width (in)
3.5
Front Wheel Width (in)
-
Rear Wheel Width (in)
4.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)
-
Chromed
No
Chromed
No
Front Tire Width
120
Front Tire Width
110
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Front Tire Speed Rating
Z
Front Tire Speed Rating
-
Front Wheel Diameter
17
Front Wheel Diameter
17
Rear Tire Width
150
Rear Tire Width
130
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
70
Rear Tire Speed Rating
Z
Rear Tire Speed Rating
-
Rear Wheel Diameter
17
Rear Wheel Diameter
17
Front Tire (Full Spec)
120/70 ZR17
Front Tire (Full Spec)
110/70 R17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
150/70 ZR17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
130/70 R17
Front Brake Type
Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
11.4 / 290
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
12.2 / 310
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
9.5 / 240
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
-
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.6 / 41
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
-
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
No
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Suspension Type
Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Rear Suspension Material
Steel
Rear Suspension Material
Aluminum / Steel
Steering Damper
-
Steering Damper
No
Steering Control
Handlebar
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
7.02
Length (ft)
6.82
Width (in/mm)
29.7 / 755
Width (in/mm)
31.5 / 800
Height (in/mm)
47 / 1195
Height (in/mm)
45.3 / 1150
Wheelbase (in/mm)
57.9 / 1470
Wheelbase (in/mm)
55.3 / 1405
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
4.7 / 120
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
4.7 / 120
Length (ft/ft)
7
Length (ft/ft)
6
Length (ft/in)
0.3
Length (ft/in)
9.9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
458 / 208
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
396.8 / 180
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
5.3 / 20
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
5.3 / 20
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
1.31
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
1.23
Seat Type
One-Piece
Seat Type
One-Piece
Adjustable
No
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Folding
No
Folding
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
30.9 / 785
Seat Height (in/mm)
31.1 / 790
Number Of Seats
2
Number Of Seats
2
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Frame
Aluminum / Steel
Frame
Steel
Body Material
Plastic
Body Material
Plastic
Hand Grips
Standard
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Adjustable
No
Adjustable
No
Drive Shaft Guard
No
Drive Shaft Guard
-
Fork Guards
No
Fork Guards
No
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Belt Guard
No
Belt Guard
No
Hand Guards
No
Hand Guards
No
Brush Guard
No
Brush Guard
No
Heel Guards
No
Heel Guards
No
Light Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Fuel Tank Cover
No
Fuel Tank Cover
-
Front Fender
Standard
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Stand Type
Kick
Stand Type
Kick
Lower Fairing
Standard
Lower Fairing
Standard
Spoiler
Standard
Spoiler
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
Upper Fairing
Standard
Upper Fairing
Standard
License Plate
Standard
License Plate
Standard
Exterior Covers
-
Exterior Covers
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
-
Clock
Standard
Clock
-
Trip Odometer
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type
Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type
-
Fuel Level Warning
-
Fuel Level Warning
Standard
Warranty (Months/Condition)
12 / Limited
Warranty (Months/Condition)
12 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Windshield Mounts
Standard
Metallic
No
Metallic
No
Decal Kit
Standard
Decal Kit
Standard
Adjustable Levers
Standard
Adjustable Levers
-
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Light Type
Halogen
Folding
Yes
Folding
Yes
Windshield Lowers
No
Windshield Lowers
No
Height Adjustable
No
Height Adjustable
No
Tinted
Yes
Tinted
Yes
Height
Low
Height
Low