Jed Metcher signs two-year deal
7 November 2014 
Metcher recently returned home after a few months stint in Europe, contesting the final two rounds of the FIM European Superstock 1000 championship and the BSB championship, and told MCNews.com.au that he was ecstatic to have signed a deal previous to the start of the 2015 season, as he can now focus solely on riding and training instead of stressing about contracts.

Your rights?
29-03-2014 
December 2009 new laws allowing police to move on and conduct arbitrary searches within designated search areas were introduced.

We'll miss you Peter
28 December 2013 
The family of Peter Bulger would like to wish everyone a wonderful and happy new year.

Members!
07-11-2013 
All members are required to read notice posted at the Members Forum. Thank you.

Child Life Therapy Dept
10-07-2013 
Sunday March 23, 2014 will be the 10th Easter Egg Ride in as many years.
We are hoping 2014 will be our biggest fundraiser so far for The Children's Hospital at Westmead.

Australia retains International Challenge at Island Classic
01 February 2013 
In front of road racing icon Giacomo Agostini, a slick Australian team charged to a dominant victory in the International Challenge at the 2013 Australian Motorcycle News Island Classic historic meeting last weekend.

Japan celebrates the Katana 30th Anniversary
24 october 2011 
We had a great turn out for the Australian Katana 30th Anniversay in Albury earlier this year. Now our sister group in Japan is celebrating their Katana 30th Anniversary at Hamamatsu, Japan.

Steve Martin
July 30, 2011 
A motorcycle road racer from Australia. Currently residing in Switzerland.
He is the 2009 World Endurance Champion for YART (Yamaha Austria Racing Team), but is also a veteran of the World Superbike Championship, and former champion of the Australian series.

Dave Hiscock
July 02, 2011 
A prominent New Zealand competitive motorcycle rider. Elder brother to Neville Hiscock who dominated the racing circuit in the day.

Robbie Phillis
June 26, 2011 
Robbie Phillis is one of Australia's most enduring motorcycle riders still racing.


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Model Codes

Suzuki Katana Models & Country Codes:

E-00 Japan (domestic home market)
E-01 General (general export)
E-02 England (UK)
E-03 USA (America) except California
E-04 France
E-06 South Africa
E-15 Finland
E-16 Norway
E-17 Sweden
E-18 Switzerland
E-19 EU (European Union)
E-21 Belgium
E-22 Germany (former West-Germany)
E-24 Australia
E-25 Netherlands (Holland)
E-26 Danemark
E-27 New Zealand
E-28 Canada
E-33 California
E-34 Italy
E-39 Austria
E-53 Spain
P-37 Brazil


GSX1100SXZ 1982 Vin GS110X-100388 to GS110X-101324


GSX1100SZ 1982 Vin GS110X-522093 4stk 4cyl road (katana)
GSX1100SD 1983 Vin GS110X-535683 4stk 4cyl road (katana)
GSX1100SE 1984 Vin GS110X-541309 4stk 4cyl road (katana)


I have no idea if these numbers are Oz only or world wide but they suggest there was less than 1000 models produced. My SXZ was assembled July 31 1981 & shipped on August 8 1981 and first registered September 1981. ( assembly and shipping details supplied by the factory).
You need to keep in mind that anything produced after the 6th month is next years model but can still arrive and be registered sooner thus the 81 tag some bikes have but they are actually 82 models. The above info was supplied by two separate dealers who provided the same numbers, my bike is in the first 100 in the number range and I have never seen one past the 150 mark, so who knows how many actually arrived here. I have heard all sorts of numbers but none higher than 500. Someone else may be able to help with numbers.