New bikes (Jan - Dec 2006)

  • 2007 Suzukis

    23 September 2006

    We're collecting all the information on the entire 2007 Suzuki range together to make it easier for you to keep track of the latest news on all the new bikes. Quality bikes for sale: Click here. MCN and user bike reviews: Click here. Browse over 2000 product reviews: Click here.

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  • 2007 BMWs

    23 September 2006

    To make your life easier now that show season has started , we've collected here all the news stroies concerning the 2007 BMW range. Quality bikes for sale: Click here. MCN and user bike reviews: Click here. Browse over 2000 product reviews: Click here.

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  • New Speed Triple for '07

    16 September 2006

    New Speed Triple for '07

    In MCN, September 20, 2006, you can see the 2007 Triumph range before anyone else, and get the inside info on how meeting new emission rules has actually given the Speed Triple more power than...

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  • 2007 Kawasakis

    16 September 2006

    2007 Kawasakis

    Here are the first pictures of the 2007 Kawasaki range, including the all-new ZX-6R, the new GTR, and updated ZX-10R and ER-6, as revealed in the September 20 edition of MCN. The ZX-6R is new from...

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  • GSX-R and B-King launch

    16 September 2006

    GSX-R and B-King launch

    Suzuki has launched its new range in Paris, unveiling a radical new GSX-R1000 and the long-awaited 1300cc B-King. The GSX-R1000 gets the twin exhausts revealed in MCN last week but most radical of...

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  • Video: Voxan Charade

    16 September 2006

    Video: Voxan Charade

    MCN tested the new Voxan Charade on French roads this week so we captured some exclusive footage of the new bike just for you. The French-made bike is available through the firms new UK importer...

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  • Virgin Mobile rep scooter

    09 September 2006

    Virgin Mobile rep scooter

    A limited edition Yamaha Mobile replica paintscheme is now available on the Aerox 50 scooter, and it doesn't cost any extra. The price also includes free Third Party Insurance, a one year...

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  • Video: Bandit GT review

    02 September 2006

    Video: Bandit GT review

    We’ve got an exclusive video review of Suzuki’s new Bandit 1200GT. You can read the full review in the September 6 edition of MCN but we went along on the test to get the first...

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  • Suzuki launch GSR600S

    02 September 2006

    Suzuki launch GSR600S

    Suzuki has launched a new version of the popular GSR600 with a new headlight fairing cowl and a stylish radiator cover. The GSR600S is available in matt black only, and comes at the same price as the...

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  • Video: Goldwing first ride

    02 September 2006

    Video: Goldwing first ride

    Honda has launched a new ‘Comfort’ version of the Goldwing and we’ve got an exclusive video review of the bike. You can read the full review in the September 6 edition of MCN but we...

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  • 2007 Ducati Multistradas

    02 September 2006

    2007 Ducati Multistradas

    The Multistrada range will get a bit more power in 2007, with the new 1100 Desmo the biggest change from previous years. The new 1078cc engine not only offers 95hp at 7750rpm and 10.5Kgm of torque at...

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  • Video: Fischer sportsbike

    26 August 2006

    Video: Fischer sportsbike

    This week in MCN you can see the full details of the new budget priced Fischer MRX sports bike, and you can see video of it in action here. The bike is being built in the US by former racer Dan...

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  • Confederate rides again

    26 August 2006

    Confederate rides again

    Confederate motorcycles, the US makers of the amazing Hellcat and Wraith, has unveiled its latest prototype – and it looks just as mad as its predecessors. The Renovatio is still in concept...

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  • New look for Z1000

    19 August 2006

    New look for Z1000

    The Kawasaki Z1000 gets a funky new look for 2007 but we thought we’d show you just how cool it can look with a little bit of work. The bike looks pretty good as standard but from the pictures...

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  • Anti-speed bike petition

    12 August 2006

    Anti-speed bike petition

    MCN has ridden the government's new anti-speeding bike and found the way it robs the rider of control to be potentially lethal. That's why from this week we're calling on them to: SCRAP IT NOW! MCN...

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  • Husky's 2007 price drop

    05 August 2006

    Husky's 2007 price drop

    The prices of Husqvarnas will drop in 2007, with savings of up to £700 for the ‘on the road’ price of brand new models. The reductions have followed close collaboration with parent...

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  • Sportcity gets 250cc

    05 August 2006

    Sportcity gets 250cc

    Aprilia has now given the Sportcity scooter a boost with 250cc, fuel injection and bigger wheels for better handling. The Sportcity i.e. benefits from better acceleration and a higher top speed, as...

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  • Ducati network expands

    29 July 2006

    Ducati network expands

    The UK network of Ducati dealers has expanded with new addition Clay Cross Powersports in Chesterfield. The dealership boasts nine workshop bays, a dedicated Ducati sales team, a full range of...

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  • Kawasaki Versys

    29 July 2006

    This is the new Kawasaki Versys 650, which takes the motor from the ER6 and adds a high seating position, upright handlebars, adjustable screen and taller suspension to cope with city potholes. The twin-cylinder motor gets around the compromises of single-cylinder supermotos and makes the bike a direct rival for a wide range of bikes used by daily commuters, new riders wanting something fun and...

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  • Scooter for rally fans...

    29 July 2006

    Scooter for rally fans...

    We're not sure if there's much cross-over between scooter owners and fans of the World Rally Championship, but Peugeot is celebrating the fact it's stopped competing on four wheels off road, by...

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  • French v-twin sports bike

    29 July 2006

    French v-twin sports bike

    French firm Wakan has launched its first bike, the 1640, in both road and race versions. The bike is a very minimal v-twin powered sports bike offering styling somewhere in between a Buell and a...

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  • KR V5 custom unveiled

    22 July 2006

    KR V5 custom unveiled

    Legendary American chopper builder Roland Sands has revealed his 220bhp V5 engined board tracker at the Laguna Seca MotoGP round. Sands slotted the Team Roberts V5 engine – one of 15 the team...

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  • Harley's Euro sales surge

    22 July 2006

    Harley's Euro sales surge

    European sales of Harley-Davidsons have jumped up 15.6 per cent in the second quarter of 2006 compared with the same epriod last year. Overall the figures for 2006 are up by 12.5 per cent, with...

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  • More 2007 Harleys

    15 July 2006

    More 2007 Harleys

    The new FXSTC Softail Custom leads the Softail family with the new 96B engine, six speed gearbox and exhausts systems. The new Custom aims for chopper-inspired style and comfort, with a plush two-up...

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  • Buell's 2007 range

    15 July 2006

    Buell's 2007 range

    The 2007 Buell range gains a new model for Europe with the XB12Scg Lightning, plus a range of upgrades for the rest of the range. The XB12Scg is designed for riders with a shorter legs, with a 93mm...

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  • Harley's new V-Rods

    15 July 2006

    Harley's new V-Rods

    The V-Rod family will grow in 2007 with two menacing new models, 18.9 litre fuel tanks across the range, and a wide 240mm rear tyre on three bikes. The first new bike is the VRSCDX Night Rod Special,...

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  • Harley's entire '07 range

    15 July 2006

    Harley's entire '07 range

    Harley-Davidson has released details of it's entire 2007 model range, including two new models, and a host of revamps. The first of the new bikes is the blacked-out VRSCDX Night Rod Special with long...

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  • Harleys get new engine

    15 July 2006

    An all new big twin engine for 2007, the Twin Cam 96/96B motor, will debut alongside active intake and exhaust systems for European and select internation models, and six-speed Cruiser drive transmission on all Touring, Softail and Dyna models. The new motor has a nine per cent increase in displacement and around 19 per cent torque increase, along with changes for reliability, convenicence and...

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  • R1200R traction control

    08 July 2006

    R1200R traction control

    BMW's new R1200R will become the first road bike to offer traction control as an option. The new machine replaces the popular R1150R and gets a 109bhp version of BMWs 1200cc engine but the most...

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  • World Cup MV Agusta

    08 July 2006

    World Cup MV Agusta

    MV Agusta boss and massive football fan Claudio Castiglioni didn’t waste any time celebrating Italy’s World Cup victory. Just hours after the final, he announced plans to make a...

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  • Limited edition Buell XB9

    08 July 2006

    Limited edition Buell XB9

    Buell has launched a special edition version of its XB9SX Lightning CityX on the European market. The new version of the XB9SX comes with translucent orange bodywork, allowing you to see the...

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  • Video: 1200cc Ducati

    08 July 2006

    Video: 1200cc Ducati

    Ducati's 1200cc sportsbike is just over the horizon but famed engine-builder Franco Farne has beaten them to it with a finished bike - and you can watch the video of it below. Farne took the chassis...

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  • Big-wheel sports scooter

    08 July 2006

    Big-wheel sports scooter

    If you fancy a nippy scooter with a bit more stability, the Piaggio Liberty is the first big-wheeled sports scooter with either a 50cc or 125cc engine. It's got a 16" front wheel, with a...

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  • Video: Nakeds v faired

    08 July 2006

    Video: Nakeds v faired

    MCN recently tested some of the top superbikes against their naked siblings and we went along to catch some of the fun on video. Click the screen below to watch the BMW K1200S, Yamaha R1, Aprilia RSV...

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  • Video: Supercharged 999

    08 July 2006

    Video: Supercharged 999

    If you can't wait to get your hands on the 1200cc Ducati revealed in MCN this week then the Vee Two SuperSqualo is for you. The bike is based around a Ducati 999 but a supercharger mounted between...

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  • Blaster is faster

    01 July 2006

    Blaster is faster

    The new Peugeot Ludix sports scooter is the new fastest accelerating 50cc scooter in the world. The Blaster RS12, with its liquid cooled two-stroke engine that pumps out 6.2bhp and weighing just...

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