New bikes (November 2008)

  • Video: Aprilia RSV4 road bike

    26 November 2008 by Andy Downes

    MCN was granted exclusive access to the new Aprilia RSV4 superbike at the Noale factory last week and we were also able to get this video of the bike showing details of the 180bhp V4 machine. See pictures of the Aprilia RSV4 World Superbike racer The bike will not be on show at the NEC bike show so this will be the closest many people can get until the bike hits dealers in the middle of 2009. ...

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  • Video: Ducati 1198 Promotional video

    25 November 2008 by Trevor Franklin

    Just as we were all thinking the Ducati 1098 was the best V-twin ever, out of nowhere Ducati's 1198 appears and you can see it here in our video. Watch Troy Bayliss larking about on the new Ducati 1198 in their promotional video below and read the full article on the motorcycle in MCN, Wednesday, 26 November, 2008.

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  • Vaillante MotoGP

    18 November 2008 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Vaillante MotoGP

    Between fiction and reality. The new French team for 2010 World MotoGP Champhionship. The VAILLANTE MotoGP V4 will be equipped by pneumatic valve engine, chassis completely in carbon fibre and...

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  • Video: BMW S1000RR in action

    17 November 2008 by Andy Downes

    Video: BMW S1000RR in action

    BMW has released another video of it's road-going S1000RR superbike - this time undergoing testing at the Spanish Albacete circuit. The bike is covered in contour-deflecting black and white...

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  • Gilera 600 Supersport & Streetracer

    12 November 2008 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Gilera  600  Supersport & Streetracer

    After the presentation of the new APRILIA Superbike, Piaggio Group want to throw again also the historic brand GILERA. In fact, I think in the first days of the 2009 it will come introduced...

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  • Poll: Should BMW build the Lo-Rider?

    12 November 2008 by Chris Newbigging

    Poll: Should BMW build the Lo-Rider?

    BMW is looking for feedback on the Lo-Rider concept revealed at the Milan Show last week, so MCN has setup an online poll to see what you think. BMWs for sale The motorcycle is based on BMW’s...

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  • Video: BMW S1000RR onboard footage

    10 November 2008 by Chris Newbigging

    Video: BMW S1000RR onboard footage

    BMW has released official onboard footage of the new S1000RR superbike testing at Oschersleben recently. BMWs for sale The bike appears to be testing on a public trackday, and is seen catching and...

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  • Milan Show: BMW unveil Lo Rider concept

    04 November 2008 by Andy Downes

    Milan Show: BMW unveil Lo Rider concept

    This great looking bike, which is supposed to be a BMW concept bike, has just been unveiled at the Milan show. But the motorcycle looks so finished it could go into production within 18 months. Dubbed...

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  • Milan Show: Husqvarna SMQ450

    04 November 2008 by Chris Newbigging

    Milan Show: Husqvarna SMQ450

    Husqvarna has just pulled the covers off the SMQ450 concept, a single-cylinder street bike that mixes vintage flavour and modern technology. The new motorcycle is based around Husqvarna's own...

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  • Milan Show: Aprilia Mana X

    04 November 2008 by Chris Newbigging

    Milan Show: Aprilia Mana X

    Aprilia has revealed the Mana X- a wild flat-track style concept based on the semi-automatic Aprilia Mana 850. The Mana X uses the same 830cc v-twin from the Aprilia Mana 850, but instead of plain...

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  • Milan Show: Bimota DB7 Oronero

    04 November 2008 by Chris Newbigging

    Milan Show: Bimota DB7 Oronero

    Bimota has just revealed the carbon-framed DB7 Oronero at the Milan show. The bike is based around the same basic design as the standard Bimota DB7 launched earlier this year, but is eight kilograms...

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  • Ducati 1198 official pictures

    03 November 2008 by Chris Newbigging

    Ducati 1198 official pictures

    Ducati has just released official pictures of the new 1198, an updated version of the 1098 with the larger capacity engine from the 1098R. The new motorcycle retains most of the running rear and the...

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  • Milan Show: Yamaha XJ6 unveiled

    03 November 2008 by Chris Newbigging

    Milan Show: Yamaha XJ6 unveiled

    Yamaha has just launched the new XJ6 at a press conference ahead of the opening of the Milan show tomorrow. The new motorcycle shares most of its components with the XJ6 Diversion launched in October...

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  • Ducati Streetfighter 1098 latest

    03 November 2008 by MCN

    Ducati Streetfighter 1098 latest

    The new Ducati Streetfighter will be among the most aggressive performing machines in the supernaked class, according to the latest info available. Ducati Streetfighter teaser video The Ducati...

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