New bikes (December 2005)

  • Scooters far far away

    23 December 2005

    Scooters far far away

    One of the two Jonway-Galaxy scooters might be of interest to science-fiction fans, as it appears to come with a Star Trek logo. Both bikes are single cylinder four-strokes, and the yellow 2A is...

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  • Low-seats for Enfields

    23 December 2005

    Low-seats for Enfields

    If you're trying to find a bike with a low seat height, you can now choose a British classic, with a seat just higher than a cruiser. The standard seat height of the Royal Enfield Bullet Electra-X...

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  • Confederate relocate

    16 December 2005

    Confederate relocate

    The Confederate Motor Company, which builds the outlandish F113 hellcat and B91 Wraith machines, has announced it will relocate to Birmingham Alabama. The move is due, in part, to the damage caused...

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  • Argentinian Hondas?

    16 December 2005

    Argentinian Hondas?

    Honda will start producing motorcycles built in Argentina in mid-2006, via subsidiary honda Motor de Argentina S.A. The production facility will be located in Florencio Valera in buenos Aires and...

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  • Suzuki GSR600: First test

    16 December 2005

    Suzuki GSR600: First test

    Suzuki has announced that the new GSR600 will soon be available and we’ve just had the first ride. The new bike will be arriving in dealers before the end of January but MCN Road tester Michael...

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  • Bajaj plans to go global

    16 December 2005

    Bajaj plans to go global

    Indian motorcycle and scooter firm Bajaj has announced plans to expand with new bike and scooter models, plus a tie-up with Kawasaki. The firm will launch a new budget bike alongside the recent 125cc...

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  • New R6 takes on ZX-6R

    16 December 2005

    New R6 takes on ZX-6R

    The 2006 Yamaha R6 has arrived at the MCN offices for the first time to great excitement from all the staff. The crowds rushed outside to get a first glimpse of the new bike in the flesh as it...

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  • Radical Victory concept

    09 December 2005

    Radical Victory concept

    It seems that American bike firm Victory is thinking along the same lines as the Japanese with its new concept bearing striking similarities to those revealed by Honda and Yamaha at the Tokyo show. ...

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  • New Piaggio Zip

    02 December 2005

    New Piaggio Zip

    Piaggio has launched a new version of its basic 50cc Zip scooter. The scooter has been updated with new styling and now gets the firms Hi-Per 4 four-stroke engine to make it more fuel-efficient. It...

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  • Morini to be sold in UK

    02 December 2005

    Morini to be sold in UK

    Three Cross Motorcycles will be the exclusive importers and distributors of Moto Morini motorcycles in the UK. The Dorset-based company already supply Cagiva and MV Agusta, and expect that the first...

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  • Honda shows PS scooters

    02 December 2005

    Honda shows PS scooters

    Honda has revealed the details of two new scooters which feature the latest engine and emission technology The PS125i and PS150i claim to have styling which “infuses a modern look of urban...

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  • Hear the Stratosphere

    02 December 2005

    Hear the Stratosphere

    The Suzuki Stratosphere, shown at the Tokyo Bike Show, is a stunning six-cylinder 1100cc return to the styling of the Katana. We've already shown the first video of the Stratosphere in motion, which...

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