New bikes

  • New KTM 790 is scalpel-sharp

    15 February 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    New KTM 790 is scalpel-sharp

    KTM prepares to put stunning 790 concept bike into production KTM are getting ready to unleash this sharp-looking 790 weapon. MCN managed to get hold of these spy shots as the Austrian firm held...

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  • Harley-Davidson release Road King Special

    09 February 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Harley-Davidson release Road King Special

    Harley-Davidson has unveiled the Road King Special, which replaces the chrome from the standard Road King with moody black. The windscreen from the standard Road King is ditched, and nine inch tall...

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  • CCM Spitfire flat-tracker unveiled

    07 February 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    CCM Spitfire flat-tracker unveiled

    The new CCM Spitfire is the first model from their Skunkwerx department and it brings a new engine and unique frame After a bumper year of 150% sales growth, followed by a big cash injection, CCM have...

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  • Chinese twins look familiar

    01 February 2017 by Richard Newland

    Chinese twins look familiar

    New family could be destined for Europe The latest new bikes from China come from Taizhou Moray, who already sell a range of 125cc, Honda MSX-inspired models under the Motrac and Urban names. Now the...

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  • Cool new electric street tracker

    31 January 2017 by James Archibald

    Cool new electric street tracker

    Alta reveal new electric Street Tracker US-based Alta Motors have unveiled an additional version of their Redshift electric motorcycle. The update sees the introduction of a Street Tracker that will...

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  • Yamaha FZ25 debuts in India

    24 January 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Yamaha FZ25 debuts in India

    Yamaha have taken the wraps off the FZ25, a single-cylinder naked bike which the firm hopes will push Yamaha to the top of the competitive small-capacity naked bike class in India. The engine in the...

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  • Black Douglas: Rose-tinted autocycles

    12 January 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Black Douglas: Rose-tinted autocycles

    Black Douglas produces motorcycles that hark back to yesteryear There was a once a time when gentlemen wore hats, pannier mounts were briefcase holders and you could ride a motorcycle from London to...

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  • Triumph boost Street Triple 765 range for 2017

    10 January 2017 by Richard Newland

    Triumph boost Street Triple 765 range for 2017

    In addition to the range-topping Street Triple RS, Triumph will offer two further main model choices – the S and the R – as well as two spin-off models catering for A2 licence holders and the...

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  • Triumph unveil hot new Street Triple 765 RS

    10 January 2017 by Richard Newland

    Triumph unveil hot new Street Triple 765 RS

    A whole decade has passed since Triumph unveiled the original Street Triple, which emerged blinking its trademark round headlamps into the daylight for 2007. It instantly defined a whole new attitude...

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  • Bullit reveal Hero 125

    22 December 2016 by MCN News

    Bullit reveal Hero 125

    Belgian brand Bullit have released the scrambler-styled learner legal Hero 125, which will be available in early 2017. The new Hero 125 is fuel injected and Euro4 compliant and features beefy looking...

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  • Gallery: Triumph Bonneville Bobber launch

    17 December 2016 by MCN News

    Gallery: Triumph Bonneville Bobber launch

    You're looking at one of the prettiest and most eagerly anticipated Triumphs ever. The new £10,500 Bonneville Bobber was only unveiled in October, but deposits are already gushing into dealers -...

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  • KTM's secret 790 Adventure spied

    09 December 2016 by Richard Newland

    KTM's secret 790 Adventure spied

    These are the first decent images of KTM’s next adventure bike – the 790 Adventure, which isn’t expected to arrive in dealers until early 2019. KTM CEO, Stefan Pierer, recently confirmed to MCN that...

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  • New Suzuki SV650 Scrambler

    05 December 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    New Suzuki SV650 Scrambler

    Suzuki has a new SV650 Scrambler for 2017 but it’s not for sale in the UK Suzuki have been curiously absent from the retro craze that has gripped motorcycling in the last few years. However a video...

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  • A new brand with a new bike

    02 December 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    A new brand with a new bike

    New American motorcycle manufacturers Vanguard have unveiled their first bike: the Roadster If you’ve never heard of Vanguard before do not despair as they are brand new offering. Vanguard are a new...

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  • Tasty Chinese 650 twin is just £5k

    01 December 2016 by MCN News

    Tasty Chinese 650 twin is just £5k

    This is CF Moto’s new 650MT, their third bike to be based on a 650cc engine. The previous two – the 650i and 650TR – were naked and touring bikes, while the new MT is aimed squarely at the adventure...

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  • CF Moto 650MT coming soon

    24 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    CF Moto 650MT coming soon

    The new adventure styled 650MT makes 71hp, has an 18 litre tank and is ready to tour CF Moto have released the 650MT, the third bike based on a 650cc engine to come from the Chinese manufacturers. The...

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  • Spirit Motorcycles launch with two new bikes

    24 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    Spirit Motorcycles launch with two new bikes

    Spirit Motorcycles have unveiled their two first production bikes, the GP Sport and GP Street along with two unhinged R models Spirit Motorcycles are new manufacturers that have been formed by the...

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  • All-new Aero E-Racer sparks up

    24 November 2016 by James Archibald

    All-new Aero E-Racer sparks up

    The days when Italian bikes and electronics didn't mix are long gone – and that’s good news for Aero motorcycles, who unveiled this prototype bike dubbed the E-Racer in Milan.  The E-Racer is the...

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  • New MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR announced

    24 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    New MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR announced

    MV Agusta have announced a new Brutale 800 RR, which now makes 140hp and 85Nm of torque While some of MV Agusta’s claims about the new Brutale 800 RR don’t all ring true (it’s not the most powerful...

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  • Triumph's secret retro streetfighter

    23 November 2016 by Richard Newland

    Triumph's secret retro streetfighter

    Highlights Thruxton R fork and shocks Retuned T120 engine T120 Bonneville frame Headlamps nicked straight from the 2007 Street Triple Expected to be called a Speed Twin and to arrive in late...

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  • Down & Out ‘Hold on go fast’ Bobber

    22 November 2016 by James Archibald

    Down & Out ‘Hold on go fast’ Bobber

    It didn’t take long for the chaps at Down & Out to get their hands on the new Bobber and work their magic with it. Commissioned by Triumph and unveiled at the recent EICMA show in Milan, they were...

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  • Honda Rebel unveiled – A2 friendly bobber

    18 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    Honda Rebel unveiled – A2 friendly bobber

    Honda have unveiled the Rebel – a bobber aimed at younger riders with an A2-friendly 471cc parallel twin The Honda Rebel is a whole new model targeting a whole new demographic. The Rebel is aimed at...

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  • EBR Motorcycles unveil Black Lightning

    17 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    EBR Motorcycles unveil Black Lightning

    EBR Motorcycles, founded by engineer Erik Buell, have unveiled the Black Lightning – a street focused version of their 1190SX. The Black Lightning is the first new model from EBR Motorcycles, formerly...

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  • A new breed of home-brew custom

    17 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    A new breed of home-brew custom

    Customised old bikes are ten a penny right? Well not this one. Gone is the petrol engine and about 90% of the other parts of the bike, replaced with the battery pack from a Nissan Leaf. Say hello to...

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  • Is this the bike of the future?

    16 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    Is this the bike of the future?

    It is our firm belief that concepts should be conceptual. They should be mad, far out and almost impossible to put into production – the Digimoto R1200R concept is exactly that. Digimoto is a...

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  • World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR – in detail

    16 November 2016 by Richard Newland

    World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR – in detail

    Simon Skinner is head of design at Norton, and the man from whose brain this stunning new Norton was born. He spoke exclusively to MCN last week at the Donington Hall factory last week, when we also...

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  • World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR revealed

    16 November 2016 by Richard Newland

    World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR revealed

    It’s proving impossible to look away. Despite trying to hold a coherent conversation with Stuart Garner, CEO of Norton and the man responsible for bringing the legendary British brand back into...

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  • Moto Guzzi revamp V7

    13 November 2016 by Richard Newland

    Moto Guzzi revamp V7

    The V7 gets a decent glut of changes for 2017, which both drag it into Euro4 compliance, and make it a more attractive bike to own. Available in four versions, the range comprises updated versions of...

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