New bikes (November 2005)

  • MT-03 world launch

    25 November 2005

    MT-03 world launch

    MCN road tester Adam Child (Chad) is at the world launch of the new Yamaha MT-03, and he's sent pictures and his first impressions from the launch, held just outside Barcelona, in Spain.. The MT-03...

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  • New Husky race bike

    25 November 2005

    New Husky race bike

    Husqvarna has launched a new limited edition race ready supermoto to capitalise on its success in the supermoto racing scene. The SM450RR has been designed to be race ready as soon as it comes out of...

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  • 0% off-road Kawasakis

    18 November 2005

    0% off-road Kawasakis

    You can grab a new Kawasaki KX two-stroke or four-stroke KLX110 with one year's 0 per cent finance, until February 18, 2006. The offer is based on a minimum 10 per cent deposit, which can be cash or...

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  • Italjet back with 650s

    18 November 2005

    Italjet back with 650s

    Italjet is back with two new Hyosung 650-powered bikes – the Grifon and the Bazooka. The 79bhp twins should be available from Spring 06 with a price tag of under £5000. The Grifon uses a...

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  • Movistar rep CBR600RR

    18 November 2005

    Movistar rep CBR600RR

    Honda has decided to make the Movistar replica CBR600RR that it showed at the Tokyo bike show. The bike got such a good reception from the public that Honda has decided to put the machine in to...

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  • Inside Kawasaki factory

    18 November 2005

    Inside Kawasaki factory

    MCN Editor Marc Potter was allowed unique access to the Kawasaki factory during his recent visit to Japan to test the new ZX-10R (see link, below, right, for more on the test itself). Cameras are not...

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  • Video: HP2 up Ben Nevis

    18 November 2005

    Video: HP2 up Ben Nevis

    BMW says its new HP2 off-roader is the ultimate off-road-road bike so we set it the ultimate challenge to test that claim - we rode it up Ben Nevis. Nevis is the highest mountain in the UK and...

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  • ZX-10R first test diary

    18 November 2005

    ZX-10R first test diary

    MCN Editor Marc Potter is back from Japan and you can read his report of his world exclusive first ride of the 2006 Kawasaki ZX-10R in MCN out on November 23. We've added a video clip of him summing...

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  • The return of Mondial

    18 November 2005

    The return of Mondial

    Mondial’s latest revival comes in the form of the Mogiba – but you can’t actually buy one just yet. Powered by a 780cc Rotax engine it’s been shown to tempt customers to buy...

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  • Mad three-wheel concept

    18 November 2005

    Mad three-wheel concept

    Scandinavian firm Brudeli has launched an intriguing three-wheeled off-roader that they claim combines the benefits of a quad with the agility of a bike. The 625L is based on a KTM supermoto with the...

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  • Aprilia's Scarabeo 500

    11 November 2005

    Aprilia's Scarabeo 500

    Aprilia has launched a new Scarabeo 500 for 06 at the Milan Show - and here's the first official picture. It has a 33bhp 460cc engine. Aprilia already offers its Atlantic Sprint as a 500cc scooter.

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  • Guzzi Norge + 06 Cali'

    11 November 2005

    Guzzi Norge + 06 Cali'

    The following is taken direct from the press release Moto Guzzi made available about the California Vintage and the Norge 1200 at the Milan Show on November 15. CALIFORNIA VINTAGE An Italian custom...

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  • The new bikes of 2006

    11 November 2005

    The new bikes of 2006

    This story brings together all the new bikes of 2006 in one mega hit for new metal junkies. We added updates as they emerged from our sources around the world. Check them out on the links on the...

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  • 06 R1200S sports twin

    11 November 2005

    06 R1200S sports twin

    These are the first officially-released pictures of BMW's most powerful road-going twin to date – the all new R1200S. Teaser videos about the 120bhp, 190kg sports bike were released in advance...

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  • Vote for new bike of 06

    11 November 2005

    Vote for new bike of 06

    motorcyclenews.com was first to bring you the new bikes of October’s Paris bike show, first with the new bikes from the NEC and first with as-they-were revealed news from the Milan Show in...

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  • Milan Show round-up

    11 November 2005

    Milan Show round-up

    The Milan Bike Show - which organisers claim is the largest bike show ever - opens to the public on Thursday (Nov 17) with four new BMWs, four new Aprilias, two new Benellis, two new MV Agustas and...

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  • Two new KTMs for 06

    11 November 2005

    Two new KTMs for 06

    KTM has revealed two more new bikes for 2006 at the Milan Bike Show in Italy, a new Adventure using the 990 engine and a 950 Super Enduro R. The 990 Adventure replaces the 950 Adventure. it comes...

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  • 06 K1200GT unveiled

    11 November 2005

    06 K1200GT unveiled

    Here are the first pictures of the all-new BMW K1200GT. Based on the rapid K1200S, BMW has given the new version of the GT the same treatment as the old version it replaces – higher screen,...

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  • Brutale 910R at Milan

    11 November 2005

    Brutale 910R at Milan

    MV Agusta has revealed an upgraded Brutale – the 910R – to set pulses racing at the Milan Bike Show. Here’s our first picture. It's got upgraded suspension and more power (up from...

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  • New SYM scooters

    11 November 2005

    New SYM scooters

    SYM launched a bunch of new scooters at the Milan show with everything from a sporty 50 to a ‘safe’ big-wheeled 200. The HD now comes in 125 and 200SE forms and is designed for ‘the...

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  • Aprilia reveals new RSV

    11 November 2005

    Aprilia reveals new RSV

    Aprilia has unveiled its new 142bhp RSV-R at the Milan Bike Show. The exotic twin-cylinder superbike has a huge following in the UK. Here’s the first picture. We’ll add more details as...

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  • Morini's 9.5 ready for 06

    11 November 2005

    Morini's 9.5 ready for 06

    Moto Morini’s concept 9.5 twin has been made production reality for 2006. It was officially unveiled at the Milan Show on November 15. Here’s our first picture of the 998cc V-twin...

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  • Anniversary Vespas

    11 November 2005

    Anniversary Vespas

    Piaggio showed to new scooters at the Milan show designed to celebrate the firm’s 60th anniversary. The two scooters are based on the GST250 and LX50 and are meant to represent the best of the...

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  • All-day BMW test rides

    11 November 2005

    All-day BMW test rides

    A new promotion by BMW allows you to spend a whole day test riding the BMW R1200RT. In addition, anyone testing the RT before December 22, 2006 will be entered into a special prize draw to win a BMW...

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  • 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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