New bikes (Jan - Dec 2005)

  • Suzuki Burgman 400

    11 November 2005

    Suzuki Burgman 400

    The 2006 Suzuki Burgman has launched at the Milan bike show with a particularly interesting spokesman for the brand. It appears that the 400cc four-stroke, single-cylinder, 197 kilogram scooter is...

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  • Terra Modena 198

    11 November 2005

    Terra Modena 198

    At the extreme end of supermoto machines is the new Terra Modena 198, of which just 120 will be made with a 16,000 Euro price tag. It was revealed to the public for the first time at the Milan Bike...

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  • Ducati 'Hypermotard'

    11 November 2005

    Ducati 'Hypermotard'

    These are the first pictures of the Ducati 'HyperMotard' concept bike, which has been revealed to the press for the first time at the Milan Bike Show. It features a stripped down look, with a 1000cc...

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  • Derbi launches Mulhacen

    11 November 2005

    Derbi launches Mulhacen

    Derbi revealed its new Mulhacen for the first time in public at the Milan Bike Show on Monday (Nov 15). It uses a single cylinder four-stroke four valve engine with a 659.7cc capacity. Bore and...

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  • Cagiva?s 37bhp 125

    11 November 2005

    Cagiva?s 37bhp 125

    Cagiva has launched a homologation special of its Mito 125cc sports bike at the Milan show. The SP525 has been designed to give Mito riders and extra hand in the sports productions 125cc racing class...

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  • Benelli serves up Tre-K

    11 November 2005

    Benelli serves up Tre-K

    Benelli has unveiled its new Multistrada-style Tre-K and Tornado 1130 at the Milan Bike Show in Italy. The new Tornado – marked out by its use of a tuned version of the TNT’s 1130cc...

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  • First pics: Bimota Delirio

    11 November 2005

    First pics: Bimota Delirio

    Bimota has launched its new naked bike at the Milan bike show. The 1000cc DB6 Delirio is based on the DB5 superbike with a Ducati engine and trelis frame and swingarm, but it gets high bars and new...

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  • F800S and ST revealed

    11 November 2005

    F800S and ST revealed

    BMW has revealed two new 800cc twins at the Milan Show’s press day today (Nov 15). We’ve previously published official pictures of the F800S, but until now we’ve only seen spy shots...

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  • 06 Ducati Monster S4RS

    11 November 2005

    06 Ducati Monster S4RS

    Ducati’s 130bhp Monster S4RS Testastretta made its debut before the world's press at the Milan Bike Show in Italy on Tuesday (Nov 15). And we were there to bring you the first pictures as it...

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  • Kawasaki extend cover

    11 November 2005

    Kawasaki extend cover

    A new warranty scheme from Kawasaki enables you to extend your cover for up to two years, and also transfer the warranty to new owners during the same period. The Warranty Plus scheme covers boths...

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  • Honda concepts at Milan

    11 November 2005

    Honda concepts at Milan

    Honda has shown its mad scooter-come-bike concepts for the first time outside Japan at the Milan bike show. As well as its new range of bikes launched at the Paris bike show Honda brought along the...

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  • Find Ducati dealers - fast

    11 November 2005

    Find Ducati dealers - fast

    We've added Ducati to our searchable list of dealers, so you can find your local bike shop quickly and easily. You can choose to search for dealers for a specific brand in our Dealer Locator section,...

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  • Aprilia RS125 unveiled

    11 November 2005

    Aprilia RS125 unveiled

    Aprilia has shown its new two-stroke RS125 for the first time. It was debuted at the Milan Bike Show and here’s the first official pictures. Read Aprilia's full press statement on the new bike...

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  • F4 Senna 1000 for 06

    11 November 2005

    F4 Senna 1000 for 06

    MV Agusta has officially unveiled the new 1000cc version of its F4 Senna at the Milan Bike Show. It's the fastest bike yet to carry Ayrton Senna's name - after it was previously used on the Ducati...

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  • New bolt-ons for Breva

    04 November 2005

    New bolt-ons for Breva

    The £6999 Moto Guzzi Breva V1100 is now available on 0% finance over 12 months until December 31 - which might just give you the spare cash to splash on a new range of bolt-ons for to go with...

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  • More new Harleys for '06

    04 November 2005

    More new Harleys for '06

    Harley-Davidson has released the details for the retro FXDBI Street Bob, the lower XL Sportster 1200L, and the limited-production FXDI 35th Anniversary Super Glide for 2006. The Street Bob and Super...

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  • NEC - live on your PC

    01 November 2005

    NEC - live on your PC

    The NEC Bike Show has opened in Birmingham. Keep checking this story for new links (below right) bringing you the latest news from the show as it happens - including news of a new BMW, two new Ducatis...

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  • Bid for General Lee Duke

    01 November 2005

    Bid for General Lee Duke

    Winchester dealer Moto Rapido is selling a unique Ducati in Dukes of Hazzard colours on MCN Auctions. The General Lee-inspired paintwork is on a brand new Multistrada 620. It’s been dubbed the...

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  • Two new bikes from CCM

    28 October 2005

    Two new bikes from CCM

    CCM has launched two new bikes at the NEC show; a new version of its Supermoto and a pre-production version of the FT35 flat tracker. The R35 takes the look of the 644cc R30 and chucks in a smaller...

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  • Enfield café racers

    28 October 2005

    Enfield café racers

    Enfield has launched two new bikes at the NEC show including a limited edition MCN 50th anniverdary bike. The new Enfield is an updated version of the Sportsman Café Racer using the new...

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  • Two new Ducatis at NEC

    21 October 2005

    Two new Ducatis at NEC

    Ducati has launched two new bikes at the at the NEC in Birmingham, revealing a new 999 and ST3. The firm will be making a special edition 999R replica of the Xerox Ducati WSB bike which comes with a...

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  • Suzuki unveil '06 bikes

    21 October 2005

    Suzuki unveil '06 bikes

    Suzuki has unveiled the 2006 range at the International Motorcycle and Scooter show, with the Suzuki GSR600 taking centre stage. The unfaired middleweight is the only new machine, but also shown are...

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  • 2006 R1200GS revealed

    21 October 2005

    2006 R1200GS revealed

    This is the BMW which made its world debut at the NEC Bike Show’s press day in Birmingham, on Thursday (Oct 27) – the 2006 R1200GS Adventure. motorcyclenews.com is running the office from...

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  • Adventure NEC launch

    21 October 2005

    Adventure NEC launch

    BMW has lunched the new R1200GS at the NEC bike show, releasing all the info about the bike, including the fact it’s got a 33 litre tank. The new bike replaces the R1150GS adventure, which has...

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  • Bid for Sheene rep GSX-R

    21 October 2005

    Bid for Sheene rep GSX-R

    MCN’s exclusive limited-edition Barry Sheene replica GSX-R750 is now available in MCN Auctions. Bidding started at just £100 for this rare and stunning machine. Place your bid here ...

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  • Yamaha unveils V-Max

    21 October 2005

    Yamaha unveils V-Max

    Yamaha has unveiled a preview version of how the new V-Max will look at the Tokyo Motor show. The firm says the bike displayed on the stand is just an impression of how the new V-Max will look but...

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  • Bimota preview Delirio

    21 October 2005

    Bimota preview Delirio

    Bimota is set to launch a brand new bike at the Milan show but it is being very tight lipped about exactly what it is. The Italian firm has put up a preview on it’s website of the Delirio with...

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  • Triumph 675 UK launch

    21 October 2005

    Triumph 675 UK launch

    Triumph has shown it’s 675 Daytona for the first time in the UK at the NEC show in Birmingham. The bike was unveiled by Steve Parish and Triumph dealer and former TT racer Phil McCallen, who...

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  • Honda shows 06 range

    21 October 2005

    Honda shows 06 range

    The Honda stand at the NEC Bike Show holds the 2006 FireBlade, the new CB1000F, and the revised VFR800 VTEC, but the star of the show for many people was ASIMO, the Honda robot. You can see why the...

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  • Honda?s automatic bike

    14 October 2005

    Honda?s automatic bike

    Honda has launched a fully automatic concept bike at the Tokyo motorcycle show, which it promises will make it to full production. The DN-01 concept is a sports-tourer based around the Deauville...

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  • Motohispania updates

    14 October 2005

    Motohispania updates

    There are updates throughout the Motohispania range, now known as MH Bikes, with the new Furia Max range. The new Furia Max is available as a 50cc supermotard or enduro versioan and for 2006 features...

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  • BMW to debut at NEC

    07 October 2005

    BMW to debut at NEC

    BMW is out to steal the NEC Show in Birmingham with a world premier of a new 2006 model. It will be shown for the first time on October 27 – to the world’s bike press. The show’s...

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  • Video: Stratosphere lives

    07 October 2005

    Video: Stratosphere lives

    Here’s the video proof that Suzuki’s Stratosphere – the stunning six-cylinder 1100cc bike that represents the return of the Katana – is more than just a plastic mock-up. The...

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  • Paris Show round-up

    01 October 2005

    Paris Show round-up

    The Paris Bike Show is in full swing with a mountain of new metal on show. This round-up brings together all our coverage of it so far. MCN was mob-handed in Paris to bring you the preview shows and...

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  • Suzuki M109R revealed

    01 October 2005

    Suzuki M109R revealed

    Suzuki’s 2006 Boulevard M109R has broken cover with a new 1783cc, liquid-cooled, fuel injected 54-degree V-twin engine, radial-mount four-piston front calipers and a 240mm wide rear tyre. ...

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  • Paris opens to public

    01 October 2005

    Paris opens to public

    The Paris Bike Show opens to the public today and runs until October 9. Tickets are just 12 Euros for adults, six Euros for 12-18 year olds and free for under 12s. When in Paris, take the Metro on...

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