New bikes (April 2007)

  • Honda launch ABS commuter scooter

    28 April 2007 by Rob Hull

    Honda launch ABS commuter scooter

    HONDA is looking to put a firm grasp on the urban commuter scooter market with the release of the new S-Wing 125 - the first scooter to feature the firm’s Dual Combined ABS system. The combined-ABS...

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  • New KTM breaks cover

    25 April 2007 by Ben Purvis

    New KTM breaks cover

    KTM has revealed the first of its 2008 model year machines in the form of a completely revamped EXC enduro range. Read KTM motorcycle reviews Find a KTM for sale The bikes, which include the 125, 200...

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  • See the Hypermotard 1100 and 1100S on video

    24 April 2007 by Dan Thornton

    See the Hypermotard 1100 and 1100S on video

    See the new Ducati Hypermotard 1100 and 1100S in this video, shot by the Italian firm. The two bikes were taken from a studio photo shoot to various locations around Milan, ridden by professional...

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  • New BMW Sportenduro

    20 April 2007 by Tom Rayner

    New BMW Sportenduro

    BMW has officially unveiled its Sportenduro 450 and has confirmed it will be racing it in Spain at Puerto Lumbreras next weekend, April 28-29. This 450cc single-cylinder off road race bike broke cover...

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  • New BMW superbike

    17 April 2007 by Tom Rayner

    New BMW superbike

    This is the first official image of the Sportboxer and the closest thing to a Superbike BMW has ever built. The 140bhp, 195kg (fully-fuelled) Sportboxer is leading BMW’s assault on an all out, no...

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  • Scorpa trials quad

    10 April 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Scorpa trials quad

    This weird-looking creation is headed for production according to its designers at Scorpa. Based on a trials bike, the trials quad simply adds another two wheels, and was originally shown last year as...

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  • Honda E4-01 production likely

    10 April 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Honda E4-01 production likely

    Honda’s 2005 E4-01 concept bike is looking increasingly likely to become a production machine with the firm patenting several technical aspects of the design. When the bike was first shown in Tokyo,...

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  • Hungarian bike firm back after 30 years

    08 April 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Hungarian bike firm back after 30 years

    Hungarian bike firm Pannonia is being revived this year with a new V-twin cruiser. It’s just a 234cc motor, making 18.5bhp, but it’s the first bike to carry the Pannonia name since the mid 1970s, when...

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  • Buy a MotoGP minibike replica

    06 April 2007 by Rob Hull

    Buy a MotoGP minibike replica

    Honda's old Ape 100 might not be the obvious starting point if you’re making a road-legal MotoGP replica – but that’s exactly why Japanese tuner Kijima has opted to do just that. The firm is...

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  • Suzuki offers new finance option

    03 April 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Suzuki offers new finance option

    Suzuki GB has announced a new three-year 0% typical APR finance deal running from 1st April - 30th June 2007. With a minimum £1 deposit, buyers can ride away on the Bandit 650 (K6), SV650 (K6),...

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  • Japanese 1098 special

    02 April 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Japanese 1098 special

    Japanese tuner Moto Corse revealed this modified Ducati 1098 at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show at the weekend. Called the 1098AC, for Alta Compressione – Italian for High Compression – the bike is dripping...

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  • Cheap insurance on GSX-R600

    02 April 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Cheap insurance on GSX-R600

    Suzuki has just announced that buyers of its GSX-R600 could be eligible for a remarkable £99 deal for a year’s fully comprehensive insurance. The scheme, worked out with Suzuki’s official insurers,...

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  • Gotcha!

    02 April 2007 by MCN

    Gotcha!

    Thanks to everyone who has rated MCN’s story about the new Russian superbike, but unfortunately for you, it’s an April Fool’s day joke! The story is nothing more than a gag – the bike in the picture...

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