New bikes (Jan - Dec 2010)

  • Honda's end of year new bike offers

    30 December 2010 by MCN

    Honda's end of year new bike offers

    Honda have some great new bike offers that come to an end on 31 December 2010, so if you want to take advantage, act now. Find a Honda for sale For those seeking ultra performance, Honda’s...

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  • Ossa TR280i begins production

    25 December 2010 by MCN

    Ossa TR280i begins production

    The first units of OSSA’s trial bike - the TR280i - are already rolling off the production line.  64.5kg Ossa TR280i is world's lightest trial bike Ossa are churning them out at a rate of...

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  • The world's sexiest electric bike?

    24 December 2010 by Dan Aspel

    The world's sexiest electric bike?

    This is the Mission R electric race bike from US-based Mission Motors. They describe it as: "powerful, intelligent and downright fierce".   The top speed of 160mph is achieved via a 141bhp...

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  • 2011 MV Agusta Brutale 920 gallery

    21 December 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    2011 MV Agusta Brutale 920 gallery

    Following the earlier release of the new-for-2011 MV Agusta Brutale 920, here's the full gallery of pictures for the new bike. New 'cheaper' 2011 MV Agusta 920 The matte-black finish is unique to the...

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  • Kawasaki ZX-10R: "high rpm problems"

    21 December 2010 by Trevor Franklin

    Kawasaki ZX-10R: "high rpm problems"

    A Kawasaki insider has revealed that the new ZX-10R has been recalled because "on some engines, at very high RPM and in harsh operating conditions, ie on a race track, there have been some...

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  • US tuner creates naked BMW S1000RR

    21 December 2010 by Tim Carrithers/Motorcyclist

    US tuner creates naked BMW S1000RR

    BMW has already officially dismissed rumours of a naked version of the class-leading S1000RR superbike, but that wasn't what top US tuner Ken Zeller wanted to hear.  Find a BMW S1000RR for...

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  • New 'cheaper' 2011 MV Agusta 920

    21 December 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    New 'cheaper' 2011 MV Agusta 920

    This is MV Agusta’s new base-model Brutale – a 921cc version that will become the least expensive way to own a new MV Agusta. Find a used MV Agusta for sale The Brutale will cost 11,999 Euros in...

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  • Harley “Fit Shop” coming to UK in 2011

    16 December 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Harley “Fit Shop” coming to UK in 2011

    Harley-Davidson will begin rolling out their “Fit Shop” scheme to all UK dealerships in the New Year. Find a used Harley-davidson for sale Under the scheme: “customers choose from seven different...

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  • Great deals on new bikes as sales freeze

    16 December 2010 by Alannah Fellows

    Great deals on new bikes as sales freeze

    Snow has been denting business for UK dealers during the current cold snap, with many struggling to bring customers through their doors. All of which means prospective buyers will be more welcome than...

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  • Jawa’s free winter special

    16 December 2010 by Phil West

    Jawa’s free winter special

    Jawa UK has just come up with this new, ‘winterised’ version of its 350 Classic – at no extra cost. The ‘Jawa Winter’ adds a screen, hand shields, engine protection bars, rack and top box to the...

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  • Video: Hear the six-cylinder BMW K1600GT run

    15 December 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Video: Hear the six-cylinder BMW K1600GT run

    BMW have released the following video of the upcoming K 1600 GT. No voice over or introduction, but plenty of detail shots, as well as some good audio of the new six-cylinder 1649cc engine.  The...

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  • Ducati Diavel in Diamond Black unveiled

    14 December 2010 by Andy Downes

    Ducati Diavel in Diamond Black unveiled

    Ducati has announced a new Diamond Black colourscheme replaces the white design on the new Ducati Diavel sports cruiser after overwhelming public response. New MCN December 15: Ducati Diavel...

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  • 2011 Kawasaki Z750R gallery

    14 December 2010 by James Keen

    2011 Kawasaki Z750R gallery

    You can read the full first ride report on the 2011 Kawasaki Z750R in this week's MCN, on sale Wednesday 15 December 2010... Find a Kawasaki Z750 for sale But for now, here's a full gallery of...

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  • Norton enters Italy

    13 December 2010 by Phil West

    Norton enters Italy

    Norton has entered another significant phase of its expansion with an official unveiling and launch party at its Italian distributor.    Read the Norton Commando 961 review The move...

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  • Aprilia RSV4 carbon kit revealed

    08 December 2010 by James Keen

    Aprilia RSV4 carbon kit revealed

    Aprilia have developed a complete carbon fibre body kit for the RSV4 range. Find an Aprilia RSV4 for sale After months of development on race track, public roads and test benches, Aprilia...

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  • Grab a finance deal as sales plummet

    08 December 2010 by Steve Farrell

    Grab a finance deal as sales plummet

    Motorcycle sales have been hit hard in the recession. By July 2009, as the ‘credit crunch’ bit, new bike registrations were already 27% down year-on-year. Latest figures show they dropped a further...

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  • First Norton Café Racer goes to owner

    07 December 2010 by Alannah Fellows

    First Norton Café Racer goes to owner

    The first production version of Norton’s third new commando variant – the Café Racer – has been handed over to its new owner, motorcycle industry legend Maurice Feltham. Maurice, 71, who founded CMC...

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  • New Confederate Hellcat breaks cover

    07 December 2010 by Phil West

    New Confederate Hellcat breaks cover

    These official, computer-generated images are the first pictures of Confederate’s new third-generation Hellcat – the C3 X132. Typically futuristic, the new Hellcat is due to go into production in...

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  • New £160k Brough Superior revealed

    07 December 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    New £160k Brough Superior revealed

    The hugely-anticipated, £160,000 reproduction of Lawrence of Arabia’s 1925 Brough Superior was finally unveiled in London last week.  Created from the ground-up by Brit Mark Upham and set...

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  • Video: See and hear the Horex VR6 run

    03 December 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    Video: See and hear the Horex VR6 run

    Horex has released this video of it’s innovative new VR6 motorcycle engine running on an engine dyno in Munich. This short video is the first time the prototype machine has been seen running. It’s...

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  • Video: Kawasaki W800 - retro commuter

    02 December 2010 by James Keen

    Video: Kawasaki W800 - retro commuter

    Kawasaki have created this video to promote their new W800 - it seems to suggest that they're pitching the bike at trendy London types who want a retro-cool commuter for the city. ...

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  • New Aprilia Tuono V4R reaction

    30 November 2010 by Steve Farrell

    New Aprilia Tuono V4R reaction

    Aprilia’s new Tuono V4R was eagerly anticipated by existing Tuono RSV1000 owners who have been waiting two years for the new V4 - many of them saw it for the first time at Carole Nash Motorcycle Live...

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  • Take advantage of used sportsbike deals

    30 November 2010 by Andy Downes

    Take advantage of used sportsbike deals

    A slump in new sportsbike sales along with a rush of owners trading in sportsbikes for something different means there are lots of used bargains out there. Find a used sportsbike for sale There are...

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