New bikes (November 2007)

  • Picture gallery: Suzuki RM-Z450

    30 November 2007 by Liam Marsden

    Picture gallery: Suzuki RM-Z450

    Here you can see more pictures of Suzuki's revolutionary new motocross motorcycle, the RM-Z450. The new RM-Z450 will have a five-speed gearbox. Up until now the RM-Z450 only had a four speed...

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  • KTM RC4 details revealed

    30 November 2007 by Ben Purvis

    KTM RC4 details revealed

    KTM insiders have revealed the first details of the RC4 single-cylinder sportsbike which the firm has been developing in secret. You can read all about the bike in MCN next week, but the headline...

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  • Yamaha XT660Z Teneré official video

    29 November 2007 by Chris Newbigging

    The new Yamaha XT660Z Teneré hasn’t reached the UK yet, but this official Yamaha video shows the new motorcycle being put through its paces.   The single-cylinder adventure motorcycle is an official UK model for 2008, and this video demonstrates the bike’s ability on and off road.      

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  • NEC Video: Yamaha R6, R125 and Tenere

    27 November 2007 by Angus Farquhar

    Yamaha has revelaed it's new R125 at the NEC show and it is incredible how close it resembles the R6. Check out the video below to see Yamaha's stand at the show and see the bike every 16-year-old will be desperate to get their hands on.

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  • NEC Video: Kawasaki's battle of the Ninjas

    27 November 2007 by Angus Farquhar

    Kawasaki's stand at the NEC is dominated by two similar but very different bikes. All the attention is going to go to the love it or hate it ZX-10R but deserving equal glory is the new Ninja 250R. Check out the video below to see the two bikes on the stand and see just how excitied our man is over the new ZX-10R.

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  • NEC Video: Suzuki Bandit 1250 GT revealed

    27 November 2007 by Angus Farquhar

    Suzuki only decided the night before the show opened to reveal its new Bandit 1250 GT in Birmingham. The machine, which will go on sale as a complete bike, is basically a Bandit 1250S, but with a selection of options aimed at turning the all-rounder into a proper touring bike and you can see the first video of the bike below.

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  • NEC Video: Suzuki's GSX-Rs get UK unveiling

    27 November 2007 by Angus Farquhar

    Suzuki has brought it's stunning new GSX-R600 and GSX-R750 to the UK for the first tie at the NEC and sitting alongside them is the new GSX650F, which has been tipped as a sports bike rival. Check out the video above to take a look around the suzuki stand.

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  • NEC Video: HP2 Sport leads raft of new BMWs

    27 November 2007 by Angus Farquhar

    BMW has come to the NEC show with a whole host of new motorcycles, including an entire new GS range and the incredible HP2 Sport. Check out the video below to get a quick look round the stand and see just how special a motorcycle the HP2 Sport is.

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  • NEC Video: KTM launches 990 supermoto

    23 November 2007 by Angus Farquhar

    KTM has used the NEC show to launch a completely new version of its big twin supermoto replacing the 950 engine with the LC8 990 lump. The engine is not the only change with revised geometry and fuel injection replacing the carbs of the previous motorcycle. Check out the video below to see the motorcycle unveiled at the show.

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  • NEC Video: Honda go big for the new Blade

    23 November 2007 by Angus Farquhar

    Honda have come to the NEC motorcycle show with a very big stand and some impressive new hardware. Check out the video below to get a quick look at what you can see on the stand including the new Fireblade.

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  • Royal Enfield Woodsman launched

    23 November 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Royal Enfield Woodsman launched

    It might not have the glamour of some more mainstream bikes but Royal Enfield has revealed its latest motorcycle for the first time at the NEC show. The Royal Enfield Electra Woodsman is a new...

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  • Enfield gears up for the future

    23 November 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Enfield gears up for the future

    It might have been around for nearly 60 years but Royal Enfield has no intention to allow the Bullet to be killed by the latest emissions regulations. The firm revealed a redesigned version of its...

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  • Aprilia V4 breaks cover at Jerez

    23 November 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Aprilia V4 breaks cover at Jerez

    Aprilia's forthcoming V4-engined superbike broke cover this week at the Jerez circuit in Spain, with test rider Alex Hoffman at the controls. The new machine took to the track during a test session...

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  • KTM launches new 990 Supermoto

    22 November 2007 by Liam Marsden

    KTM today revealed the 2008 version of the 990 Supermoto. The engine has been upgraded to 999cc's and the power increased from 96bhp to 115bhp. The new bike also features fuel einjection, to pass Euro 3 emissions regulations and the clocks are much easier to read and are easier on the eyes. Here we have a few pictures of the new KTM 990SM. To find out how more about the new bikes...

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  • Aprilia V4 testing in Jerez

    21 November 2007 by Chris Newbigging

    Aprilia V4 testing in Jerez

    Aprilia has been testing its prototype V4 World Superbike at the Jerez GP tests this week. Alex Hoffman has been riding the latest version of the prototype. The former MotoGP rider was riding...

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  • Ducati reveal '08 prices

    21 November 2007 by Liam Marsden

    Ducati reveal '08 prices

    Ducati UK has released the retail prices for the 848, 1098R and Monster 696, ahead of their UK debuts at the International Motorcycle and Scooter Show at the NEC in Birmingham this week. The 848 will...

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  • Picture exclusive: Suzuki GSX650F tested

    20 November 2007 by Sarah Carnell / Phil West

    Picture exclusive: Suzuki GSX650F tested

    Last week on motorcyclenews.com Motorcycle News Road Test Editor Phil West brought you his first impressions of the new Suzuki GSX650F. Now here’s your chance to check out these exclusive photographs...

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  • 2008 Race-spec Yamaha R6 revealed

    19 November 2007 by Chris Newbigging

    2008 Race-spec Yamaha R6 revealed

    Yamaha has revealed the full range of race-only parts for its new, 2008 R6. The standard 133bhp motor has been made more powerful with a host of parts designed to conform with World Supersport...

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  • Subaru Sportsbike

    18 November 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Subaru Sportsbike

    This new single-cylinder sportsbike features a Subaru-badged engine and could be on sale next year at a bargain price. The engine for the HS500sa comes directly from Fuji Heavy Industries, the parent...

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  • The world's most expensive bike

    17 November 2007 by Ben Purvis

    The world's most expensive bike

    This Ecosse Heretic Titanium is the most expensive new bike on the market – with a list price that’s the equivalent of £133,000. The engine is machined from a solid block of billet aluminium and...

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  • 2008 BMW's unchanged

    16 November 2007 by Liam Marsden

    2008 BMW's unchanged

    Two of BMW's current range have remained unchanged for 2008. The K1200GT, which remains mechanically unchanged, will now be available in silver for 2008. While the BMW K1200R will now be available in...

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  • BMW K1200 LT gets the luxury treatment

    15 November 2007 by Ben Purvis

    BMW K1200 LT gets the luxury treatment

    The massive BMW K1200LT tourer has been given a boost for 2008, with every UK motorcycle gaining the full BMW Lux package as standard. For 2008, the basic and SE versions of the K1200LT are being...

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  • Hyosung reveal production GT650X

    14 November 2007 by Chris Newbigging

    Hyosung reveal production GT650X

    Hyosung has revealed the production version of the GT650X concept revealed at the NEC show one year ago. The finished motorcycle uses the latest version of Hyosung’s 647cc 90° v-twin, but uses a new...

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  • New Hyosung 450 supermoto

    14 November 2007 by Chris Newbigging

    New Hyosung 450 supermoto

    Hyosung has just launched the RX450SM, an all new motorcycle to be publicly unveiled at the NEC show next week. The RX450SM uses Hyosung’s own 450cc liquid-cooled single cylinder engine producing a...

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  • World launch: Suzuki GSX650F first impressions

    14 November 2007 by Phil West

    World launch: Suzuki GSX650F first impressions

    MCN Road Test Editor Phil West is at the launch of the new Suzuki GSX650F motorcycle in the South of France, and he has just called the Motorcycle News office to give his first impressions of the new...

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  • Benelli BX570 Motard unveiled

    13 November 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Benelli BX570 Motard unveiled

    We've already brought you the Benelli BX449 motocross motorcycle and the Benelli BX505 enduro motorcycle. But in Motorcycle News on Wednesday, November 14, 2007, you can see the supermoto variant, the...

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  • Milan Show round-up: 2008 Benellis launched

    13 November 2007 by Dan Thornton

    Milan Show round-up: 2008 Benellis launched

    Benelli released three new motorcycles at the 2007 Milan Motorcycle Show. Take a look at each of them here: Benelli BX570 Motard Benelli BX449 motorcross motorcycle Benelli BX505 enduro motorcycle

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  • Video: Suzuki's GSX650F promo video

    12 November 2007 by Angus Farquhar

    MCN will be testing Suzuki's new GSX650F motorcycle this week and we'll be bringing you footage and our first verdict from the test, but until then we've got Suzuki's own promo video of the motorcycle. Check out the video below to see the GSX650F in action, then check back next week for our first verdict on the new motorcycle and grab a copy of the November 21 edition of MCN to read the...

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  • Aprilia to release Van Den Bosch replica

    12 November 2007 by Ben Purvis

    Aprilia to release Van Den Bosch replica

    IN the world of supermotos they don’t come much cooler than Aprilia’s SXV – but now the firm has made it even better in the form of the new Van Den Bosch replica.   Both the VDB and the stock...

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  • Milan show video: KTM launches RC8 superbike

    09 November 2007 by Angus Farquhar, Chris Slade

    KTM Launched its long awaited RC8 superbike at the MIlan show. The 1190cc machine is incredibly thing and light and still boasts the same looks revealed on the prototype machine. Check out the video below to see the motorcycle unveiled then grab a copy of the November 7 edition of MCN to see details of all 28 new bikes launched at the Miland show.

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