Skip to content

Motorcycle News

In association with

You looked for...

and found 32 items

Results 11 - 20 of 32

leading article image
rating is 2.5

Ducati CEO confirms 1198 replacement for 2012

Guy Procter, 04 August 2010 10:36

Ducati’s new 1198-replacing superbike will be ready in 2012, Ducati boss Gabriele del Torchio has confirmed. A relaxed del Torchio let the info slip in an interview with an Italian journalist in which he also spoke casually about the fait accompli that is next season’s MotoGP dream team of Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden. Find a used Ducati for sale ...

leading article image
rating is 2

Ducati dealer leaks Project 0803 muscle bike sketch to customer

Guy Procter, 16 July 2010 17:11

A Ducati dealer in the US has leaked a sketch of the firm’s forthcoming muscle bike, the details and working title of which were revealed in this Wednesday’s MCN. The sketch appears to confirm the 1198cc motor is that of the Multistrada, the bike will have a class-leading 40 degree max lean angle and that it will debut at the ...

leading article image
rating is 2.5

New Husqvarna SMS4 125 is pukka first supermoto

Guy Procter, 21 May 2010 11:04

Husqvarna has launched a new 125 supermoto with race-bred looks and surprisingly high spec components in a package as aggressive-looking as one of the firm’s chainsaws. The SMS4 125 pumps out the legal limit 15bhp from its liquid-cooled 125 motor, features beefy 40mm upside-down forks, CrMo steel tube frame, multi-function LCD dash and weighs 117kg. It costs £3595 (subject to ...

leading article image
rating is 2.5

Bimota DB8 v DB7: compare and contrast

Guy Procter, 15 January 2010 14:17

More powerful, a little torquier, a little heavier, and a slightly lower spec explains the new 1198-powered DB8’s cheaper price.   New Bimota DB8: 1198 engine, two seats & cheaper price At £20,300 it’s their ‘entry level’ superbike says Bimota, and the 1098-powered DB7 remains in the range, at £23,000. “Many people are waiting for this model” says Bimota’s Anna Carla ...

leading article image
rating is 2.5

Bimota Moto2 bike may form basis of new HB4 road bike

Guy Procter, 15 January 2010 11:39

Bimota’s exquisite new Moto2 contender will form the basis of a new supersport-capacity roadbike if the season goes well and Honda agrees to sell the Rimini firm engines.     New Bimota DB8: 1198 engine, two seats & cheaper price The HB4, which has already been tested at tiny Italian track Binetto in the hands of rider Roberto Tamburini, is the first ...

leading article image
rating is 2

Read it and wince: Honda VFR1200F US price revealed

Guy Procter, 07 December 2009 16:22

Honda has set the US price of the new VFR1200F at a level guarantee to raise UK buyers’ eyebrows.  More info on the Honda VFR1200 The new sports-tourer will sell for just £9,782 in the US – almost £2000 less than in Britain. The $15,999 US price compares with £11,596 in Britain and is the same as Honda charges for ...

leading article image
rating is 2.5

Kawasaki 1400GTR v BMW K1300GT - the verdict's revealed on Wednesday

Guy Procter, 04 December 2009 17:02

Kawasaki has the K1300GT firmly in its sights with its uprated 2010 1400GTR. Surly they can’t beat the German experts at only its second attempt? Our test in MCN on Wednesday will reveal all. Kawasaki’s 1400GTR hyper-tourer has received a major make-over for 2010 with one goal only – to leapfrog BMW’s reigning K1300GT as top dog in the class. ...

leading article image
rating is 2

Triumph Street Triple: L675 Warbird

Guy Procter, 04 December 2009 16:49

German parts maker and modifier LSL has turned out this awesome-looking Triumph Street Triple, dubbed the T-L675 Warbird. Inspired by Germany’s Triumph Cup the bike develops 115bhp (20 more than stock) and features a new nose fairing, adjustable levers, GSX-R750 forks (the finished limited-edition run will have the 41mm Kayaba fork of the Street Triple R), Nissin brakes and Öhlins ...

leading article image
rating is 2

2010 Triumph Tiger SE gets ABS as standard

Guy Procter, 28 September 2009 14:24

The new-for-2010 Triumph Tiger SE gets a host of spec upgrades to keep it competitive in 2010. ABS is standard for the first time, with the choice of two exclusive colour schemes (matt black and matt graphite) colour-matched panniers and handguards included. The 1050cc motor’s 113bhp and 74 lb-ft remain unchanged. Further reading:Triumph Tiger SE | Motorcycle insurance

leading article image
rating is 2.5

Ducati Monster 696 ABS on sale in 2010

Guy Procter, 11 September 2009 16:08

It beat its 1100cc big brother to the new Monster look, now the entry-level 696 is set to get the jump on the latest tech. Ducati’s entry-level Monster will get ABS in 2010, making it the only current Ducati to use anti-lock technology, and an even better first big bike. Leaked documents reveal the new system carries no weight penalty, ...

Results

Compare Insurance

Save money by comparing quotes. It's quick and easy

Motorcycles for sale

 

It's only £13.99 to advertise your motorcycle on MCN

Sell your Motorcycle

Motorcycle pricing tool

New! Find used bike prices

MCN Shop

With over 18,000 products, MCN shop is the best place to buy your biking kit