New bikes (March 2006)

  • ZZR: Ask your questions

    25 March 2006

    ZZR: Ask your questions

    MCN Road tester Adam 'Chad' Child is off to the official European launch of the ZZR1400 and he wants to answer any questions you’ve got about the bike. If you want to know details about the...

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  • DN-01 on sale in 07

    25 March 2006

    DN-01 on sale in 07

    Honda’s hydraulic-drive DN-01 – shown as a prototype in 2005 - will go into production in 12 months. It could consign conventional gear-changes to the history books. Insiders say it will...

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  • More Zip from Piaggio

    25 March 2006

    More Zip from Piaggio

    Piaggio is launching a new go-faster version of its Zip 50 – the four-stroke Zip 100. Choose from blue, red or black. You get underseat storage an adjustable seat with three different heights...

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  • New Tiger 1050 spied

    25 March 2006

    MCN has spied Triumph’s new 1050 Tiger in showroom-ready trim during final road tests. It’s due to be launched this summer. For full details – and news of Triumph’s all-new fuel injection system for parallel twins, see MCN, out on March 29, 2006. Find quality used Triumph 955i Tigers HERE Find quality used Triumph 900 Tigers HERE Find great Triumph kit HERE If you spy a...

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  • Airwaves Ducati replicas

    25 March 2006

    Airwaves Ducati replicas

    A limited edition Airwaves GSE Ducati replica is now available based on the 999 and 749. Just 30 bikes will be produced in the paintscheme of riders Gregorio Lavilla and Leon Haslam, with a choice of...

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  • £1 for new Suzukis

    25 March 2006

    £1 for new Suzukis

    Pick a new Suzuki and you could ride it away for a deposit of just £1. The deal is offered to anyone buying from official Suzuki dealers in the UK between April 1 and June 30. £1 deposit...

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  • CT125 hits the streets

    25 March 2006

    CT125 hits the streets

    New-comers to motorcycling have a fresh option in the shape the learner-legal XPS CT125 from Peugeot. The Yamaha four-stroke-powered supermoto-inspired bike is claimed to be 'full size' making its...

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  • ZX-6R blinged with 24k

    18 March 2006

    ZX-6R blinged with 24k

    Two Brothers Racing have presented a 24k gold-plated Kawasaki ZX-6R to American Supercross superstar James “Bubba” Stewart. Stewart, who won at the Orlando Supercross on Saturday night...

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  • Peugeot 'free fuel' deal

    18 March 2006

    Peugeot 'free fuel' deal

    If you buy a Peugeot Speedfight or Jetforce scooter between April 1-May 31, 2006, the French firm will give you a cheque for £90 of fuel. The offer is based on average mileage and consumption...

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  • Free insurance on GP1

    18 March 2006

    Derbi has launched a new free insurance scheme for its seriously cool GP1 scooter. If you buy one of the chain-driven, beam-framed 50cc scooters you will get free third party insurance no matter how old you are or where you live. You can even upgrade the offer to third party fire and theft insurance for just an extra £99. The GP1 is about to be joined in the Derbi line-up by new 125cc and...

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  • Ducati's £15k GP replica

    18 March 2006

    Ducati's £15k GP replica

    Ducati will launch a lower-priced version of its Desmosedici V4 GP Replica after the full-spec limited-edition RR version is made available next year. The RR will cost a divorce-inspiring...

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  • More 06 bike reviews

    18 March 2006

    More 06 bike reviews

    We’ve updated our bike reviews section with all the latest details of range of 2006 bikes. The Honda Goldwing, Honda Deauville, Aprilia RSV-R, Aprilia RSV Factory, BMW K1200GT, and Aprilia...

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  • Win R1200GS at dealers

    11 March 2006

    Win R1200GS at dealers

    BMW dealers will host a double celebration on the weekend of March 25-26, as the K1200GT and R1200GS Adventure go on sale for the first time in the UK. Everyone who visits will have the chance to win...

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  • K1200GT: full details

    11 March 2006

    K1200GT: full details

    Full details have been released for the new BMW K1200 GT which hits UK stores on March 25-26, 2006. It's set to cost £11,955 with the same four-cylinder engine that powered the K1200 S. In GT...

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  • Six-cylinder Hayabusa

    11 March 2006

    Six-cylinder Hayabusa

    Suzuki’s next Hayabusa is set to be a stunning six-cylinder, super-fast mile-muncher according to sources in Japan. With the arrival of Kawasaki’s 200mph+ ZZ-R1400 the factory is now...

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  • From the RS125 launch

    11 March 2006

    From the RS125 launch

    MCN's Adam 'Chad' Child is at Calafat, Spain, testing Aprilia's new RS125. Here's his camera-phone snap direct from the pit-lane today (Mar 16). Download a quick video clip from the test, below, too...

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  • Latest bike sales chart

    04 March 2006

    Latest bike sales chart

    The Chinese invasion is well and truly underway – with Chinese firms accounting for a quarter of new mopeds and motorcycles-under-125cc sold in the UK. Adventure Sport and cruiser-style bikes...

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  • New superbike reviews

    04 March 2006

    New superbike reviews

    We’ve updated our bike reviews section with all the latest details of all the 2006 Superbikes. The Yamaha R1, Suzuki GSX-R1000, Honda CBR1000RR and Kawasaki ZX-10R have all got updated...

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  • Free cover for ER5/KLE

    04 March 2006

    Free cover for ER5/KLE

    Buy a new or pre-registered Kawasaki ER-5 or KLE500 and you could get a year of free fully comprehensive insurance. The cover is underwritten by Kawasaki's K-Care Insurance, and you'll need to be...

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  • 300mph bullet bike

    04 March 2006

    300mph bullet bike

    A stream-lined prototype being shown at the Geneva Motor Show this week is claimed to be capable of more than 300mph – and when cruising at 110mph turns in better fuel consumption figures than...

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  • Free finance on 749/999

    01 March 2006

    Free finance on 749/999

    Ducati has made its 999 and 749 more affordable with a new two-year 0% finance deal available until May 31. You have to put down 30% and the deal is only available from participating authorised UK...

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  • New sports 600s reviews

    01 March 2006

    New sports 600s reviews

    We’ve updated our bike reviews section with all the latest details of all the 2006 supersports 600 bikes. The Yamaha R6, Suzuki GSX-R600, Triumph Daytona 675, Honda CBR600RR and Kawasaki ZX-6R...

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  • Cheap insurance on 50s

    01 March 2006

    Cheap insurance on 50s

    Aprilia is offering bargain insurance for 16-24-year-olds on its 50cc scooters with Third Party insurance costing just £49. Third Party Fire and Theft is available at the subsidised rate of...

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