Skip to content

Motorcycle News

In association with


You looked for...

and found 86 items

Matches found in Motorcycle News

Results 1 - 10 of 86

New Aprilia Caponord 1200 revealed

This is the long-anticipated Aprilia Caponord, designed to rival machines such as Ducati's Multistrada 1200 as a road-oriented dual-sport-tourer. The bike was snapped at Piaggio Group’s annual dealer convention in Monte Carlo just days after MCN discovered patent diagrams showing the same bike (see MCN out this Wednesday). Referred to as either the Tuareg or Caponord, both revivals of old ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 06 February 2012

All new 2012 Kawasaki ER6f

Kawasaki's ER-6f has been given a complete makeover for 2012 – but you might have to look hard at these pictures to spot the difference. Despite similar styling to the current version, the budget middleweight gets its biggest round of changes since its launch six years ago. Updates include a completely new tubular steel chassis, a 'banana' shaped twin-tube swingarm, adjustable-height ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 10 October 2011

New ZZR1400: “Fastest accelerating production bike”

The 2012 ZZR1400 will be the fastest production bike in the world off the line, according to manufacturer Kawasaki. Specifications haven’t been officially revealed but sources in Japan say power is in excess of 200bhp. Kawasaki said in an official statement it would be "the world’s fastest accelerating production motorcycle".  Professional drag racer Rickey Gadson has already managed a 1/8th ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 10 October 2011

Kawasaki's supercharged ZZR1400 plans

Kawasaki is working on a supercharged four-cylinder bike as a replacement for the mighty ZZR1400. A flurry of new patent documents from the company show enough detail to suggest the idea of supercharging a new high-performance machine is far more than just an engineering exercise. Recent power increases in 1000cc superbikes, exemplified by the 190bhp BMW S1000RR, have created a ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 10 August 2011

Tech guide: How the Honda VFR1200 can switch from V4 to parallel twin

The Honda V4's radical design means that the 200bhp engine’s cylinders can be shut down, turning the V4 into a parallel-twin, so it can sip fuel on the commute and chase superbikes at the weekend.  Honda is giving nothing away. The only official information from the company is that it’s a V4. But our monitoring of patents filed by the firm reveals it’s a ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 09 July 2009

Anthony Gobert charged with theft

Anthony Gobert, who was once considered among the most naturally talented riders ever to throw a leg over a motorcycle appeared in court last week – unemployed and charged with stealing a handbag and robbing a pensioner. Gobert was first charged on Tuesday, police alleging he stole two $20 notes from the hand of a 70-year-old man who was paying ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 16 May 2008

Video: Custom Ducati goes into production

Custom motorcycle designer Jens vom Brauck has decided to put his Moto Scrambler Ducati special into production.Vom Brauck was crowned winner of the Design Your Dream Ducati competition in 2004 and we have already ridden the special that the new bike is based on.Watch the video to below to see the Scrambler in action and the video on the right to see one of ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • Custom & modified bikes
  • 07 May 2008

Video: MotoGP: Nicky Hayden talks about Indianapolis pace on 1909 Indian

Nicky Hayden took the lap record at the new Indianapolis MotoGP circuit last week - on a 1909 Indian. The 2006 MotoGP champion can make this claim as he's the first rider to take to the new infield circuit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Although Hayden is unsure of the exact time, the 40mph vintage motorcycle was never set to ...

  • Motorcycle Sport
  • MotoGP
  • 16 April 2008

Aprilia reveals official RSV4 drawing

Aprilia might have already shown its new V4 in prototype race form, but this official drawing gives a hint of how the production machine is likely to look when it appears later this year. Although the sharp-eyed will notice Aprilia has flipped the picture before adding the Aprilia badging - the chain and exhaust are on the wrong side compared ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • General news
  • 10 March 2008

Four-wheeled "motorcycle" due for launch this week

This four-wheeled tilting motorcycle is set to be unveiled this week at the Geneva motor show. Created by madcap Swiss design firm Sbarro - famous in the past for its prototype bikes built around hubless wheels - the Pendolauto is a similar concept to Yamaha's recently revealed Tesseract concept bike, designed to offer the experience of a two-wheeler, but with ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • New bikes
  • 04 March 2008


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