New bikes

  • Yamaha's subtle R1M job

    16 November 2017 by James Archibald

    Yamaha's subtle R1M job

    It might have been overlooked thanks to the introduction of the intriguing new Niken three-wheeler stealing the limelight at EICMA, but Yamaha’s blue missile, the R1M, is to get a number of subtle...

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  • Official: Norton 650 Scrambler in development

    15 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    Official: Norton 650 Scrambler in development

    Norton will reveal their intention to build a new family of 650cc parallel-twins at this weekend’s Motorcycle Live, showing renderings of a new scrambler model to canvass input from potential...

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  • Kymco unveil three wheel concept

    10 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Kymco unveil three wheel concept

    Taiwanese manufacturer Kymco unveiled two concept scooters at this week's Milan Show, one of which has three wheels. Kymco are classing both bikes as 'adventure tourers', although there doesn't look...

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  • Brough Superior Pendine Sands Racer

    09 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    Brough Superior Pendine Sands Racer

    Brough Superior are still very much the Rolls Royce of motorcycles, and with the full production SS100 MK2 now on sale in the UK, the firm is genuinely back in business. But just as we’ve become used...

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  • Arch Motorcycles reveal two new models

    09 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Arch Motorcycles reveal two new models

    Arch Motorcycles burst onto the scene in 2015 with the pretty bonkers KRGT-1, a proper American muscle machine powered by a 2032cc S&S engine that pumps out a tarmac-rippling 122ftlb of...

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  • Mondial announce HPS300 and future plans

    09 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Mondial announce HPS300 and future plans

    Historic manufacturer Mondial announced their return in 2015, with the unveiling of the Hipster 125 and Hipster 250. In 2016 they also revealed the Supermoto 125 and Enduro 125, and now, at this...

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  • Vespa go green

    08 November 2017 by James Archibald

    Vespa go green

    Vespa are among the latest manufacturers to offer an electric vehicle as part of a movement that is seeing transport moving to more ecological alternatives.  The Vespa Elettrica, announced at...

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  • Moto Guzzi announce V85 concept

    08 November 2017 by James Archibald

    Moto Guzzi announce V85 concept

    It looks like Moto Guzzi are gearing up for another stab at the adventure bike market with the announcement of the V85 concept in Milan.  The bike is completely new from top-to-bottom and will...

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  • Would you ride the Bultaco Albero?

    08 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Would you ride the Bultaco Albero?

    Spanish firm Bultaco are best known for their off-road motorcycle from the '60s and '70s, and now the recently revived manufacturer are looking to the future with their range of electric bicycles -...

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  • Hero Xpulse Concept unveiled

    08 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Hero Xpulse Concept unveiled

    Hero MotoCorp, the largest two-wheel manufacturer in India, have unveiled a new adventure concept at the Milan Show, dubbed the Xpulse. Hero have revealed very little information about the concept,...

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  • Ducati Scrambler 1100 joins the retro party

    08 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    Ducati Scrambler 1100 joins the retro party

    Adding a top tier to the Scrambler family, the 800 and 400 are now joined by this brute – which uses an evolution of the lovely old Monster 1100 EVO engine – one of Ducati’s finest air-cooled V-twins.

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  • Husqvarna 701 Vitpilen & Svartpilen concept

    07 November 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Husqvarna 701 Vitpilen & Svartpilen concept

    Ever since we saw Husqvarna’s first Vitpilen concept in 2014, we’ve been besides ourselves waiting for the production bike - now it’s here and we couldn’t be happier. The 701 Vitpilen has stayed true...

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  • KTM’s 790 spawns Adventure concept

    07 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    KTM’s 790 spawns Adventure concept

    KTM boss, Stefan Pierer, confirmed to MCN last year that the new 790 Duke would be closely followed by an Adventure version – and here’s the barely-disguised prototype to prove it.  With...

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  • KTM’s parallel-twin future debuts with 790 Duke

    07 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    KTM’s parallel-twin future debuts with 790 Duke

    Hot on the heels of MCN’s recent exclusive ride on a prototype 790 Duke, comes the real thing. Touted as the ‘ultimate street weapon’ it’s set to stir up the middleweight naked market, and possibly...

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  • KTM’s dirty ensemble

    07 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    KTM’s dirty ensemble

    Along with KTM’s new headline bikes, the 790 Duke and also the 790 Adventure concept come a few more machines to boot. And, for those of you who like to get down and dirty and can’t wait for the 790...

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  • MV reveal updated Dragster 800 RR

    07 November 2017 by James Archibald

    MV reveal updated Dragster 800 RR

    MV Agusta’s Dragster 800 RR is the latest bike in the Italian firm’s range to get an update for 2018.  The three-cylinder 798cc engine will be following most other models in the range with...

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  • Kawasaki announce Ninja 125 and Z125

    07 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Kawasaki announce Ninja 125 and Z125

    Alongside the supercharged H2 SX and Z900RS Café Racer, Kawasaki also teased two upcoming model at their press conference in Milan today - the Ninja 125 and Z125. Only the silhouettes of the bikes...

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  • Kawasaki reveal supercharged Ninja H2 SX

    07 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    Kawasaki reveal supercharged Ninja H2 SX

    Two years have passed since we had our socks forcibly removed by the bonkers Ninja H2, Kawasaki’s game-changing supercharged litre-beater. But while it was sent to wow us, the long game was...

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  • Kawasaki Z900RS gets café racer treatment

    07 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    Kawasaki Z900RS gets café racer treatment

    Following the unveiling of Kawasaki’s new naked retro roadster, the Z900RS, at the Tokyo Motor Show last month, the firm have now revealed the anticipated Café Racer version based on the...

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  • Kawasaki ZX-10R SE gets semi-active suspension

    07 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    Kawasaki ZX-10R SE gets semi-active suspension

    Despite another incredible year with Johnny Rea taking his third WSB title aboard a Kawasaki ZX-10R, the superbike hasn’t managed to bask in the glory in showrooms. But Kawasaki are hoping this new...

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  • New BMW F850GS and F750GS - parallel twins

    07 November 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    New BMW F850GS and F750GS - parallel twins

    The two stars of BMW’s show are the new F750GS and F850GS, which bring styling cues from the old F700 and F800 but little else. BMW say they’ve worked on the bikes to make them more targeted at...

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  • BMW C400X - Mid-size madness

    07 November 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    BMW C400X - Mid-size madness

    The new BMW C400X is a mid-capacity premium scooter that adds a lower entry to the current 600cc+ C range. Built to tackle the urban sprawl, BMW say that it’s a fun ride as well as extremely practical...

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  • Honda look to the future with CB4 Interceptor

    07 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Honda look to the future with CB4 Interceptor

    Honda revealed the new CB1000R and Africa Twin Adventure Sports models at a swanky press conference in Milan last night, but they're not just showcasing production bikes at this year's EICMA. Enter...

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  • CCM expand Spitfire range with Flat Tracker

    07 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    CCM expand Spitfire range with Flat Tracker

    British manufacturer CCM have revealed this concept image for the latest model in their Spitfire range - the Spitfire FT6 Flat Tracker. CCM unveiled the base Spitfire at the Carole Nash MCN London...

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  • Bike of the day: MV Agusta F3 675 RC

    07 November 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: MV Agusta F3 675 RC

    Bikes for saleMV Agusta may have just announced next year’s stunning RC models, but that doesn’t put us off this limited edition F3 675RC, which is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This is a 1 owner bike that...

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  • Suzuki SV650X unveiled

    07 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    Suzuki SV650X unveiled

    Suzuki appear to have taken the year off after their flurry of activity for 2017 new models. Heading into 2018 the only new model is this attractive, but hardly ground-breaking, new...

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  • MCN Live from Milan: Eicma 2017

    06 November 2017 by MCN News

    MCN Live from Milan: Eicma 2017

    We are currently in Milan, Italy, preparing to give you all the latest from the leading motorcycle manufacturers and what they have in store for 2018. Below is our live feed from the week's events,...

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  • Yamaha MT-07 and MT-09 SP double threat

    06 November 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Yamaha MT-07 and MT-09 SP double threat

    The MT range has been an enormous success for Yamaha thanks to a pair of great engines, fantastic styling and competitive pricing. For 2018 they’ve improved the range even further with an update on...

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  • Honda CB1000R - Blade undressed

    06 November 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Honda CB1000R - Blade undressed

    After teasing us with the Neo Sports Café concept, Honda have released the CB1000R – a sports derived naked that eschews its RR heritage. The styling is radical - dominated by modernist brushed steel...

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