New bikes (Jan - Dec 2010)

  • MCN Show Video: Ducati Multistrada 1200

    04 February 2010 by MCN

    MCN Show Video: Ducati Multistrada 1200

    You can see the new Ducati Multistrada 1200 at this year's Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show. It's the new adventure bike the Italian firm is hoping will take a bite out of the lucrative market cornered...

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  • BMW R1000 RS

    04 February 2010 by Oberdan Bezzi

    BMW R1000 RS

    This is my design for a naked/streetfighter version of the BMW S1000RR.

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  • New Norton special edition revealed

    04 February 2010 by John Westlake

    New Norton special edition revealed

    Norton revealed a new version of their Commando Cafe Racer at the Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show today. It’s the first day of the show, held in London’s Excel Centre. The lightly tweaked bike...

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  • Ducati Multistrada 1200 servicing costs slashed

    03 February 2010 by Andy Downes

    Ducati Multistrada 1200 servicing costs slashed

    Ducati’s new Multistrada 1200 will go 15,000 miles between major services and the costs of interim 7500 miles oil changes will be much cheaper than any previous Ducati. Although the service intervals...

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  • Iconic GP bikes line up on MCN stand

    02 February 2010 by Phil West

    Iconic GP bikes line up on MCN stand

    A collection of iconic GP and race bikes representing the cream of the last three decades of bike sport is set to be one of the star attractions at the Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show (February 4-7 at...

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  • Golf cart motors to power Roehr eSuperbike

    27 January 2010 by Ped Baker

    Golf cart motors to power Roehr eSuperbike

    US manufacturer Roehr have released further details of its two battery powered sportsbikes due to go on sale in spring 2010. Both machines use the same 35kilowatt AC motors originating from a company...

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  • 2010 Yamaha FZ8 official image

    27 January 2010 by Andy Downes

    2010 Yamaha FZ8 official image

    Yamaha’s new FZ8 has been fully revealed in this official image just released by the firm after leaked images were seen yesterday. New Yamaha FZ8 Fazer revealed in leaked pictures The new bike was...

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  • New Yamaha FZ8 revealed in leaked pictures

    26 January 2010 by Phil West

    New Yamaha FZ8 revealed in leaked pictures

    Yamaha’s new FZ8 Fazer has been fully revealed in this set of leaked pictures. The new bike, due to be officially unveiled in the summer as a replacement for the FZ6 Fazer, had until now only been...

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  • Yamaha reveals 2010 FZ8 Fazer

    25 January 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    Yamaha reveals 2010 FZ8 Fazer

    Yamaha has revealed this teaser picture of the new-for-2010 FZ8 Fazer, due in the middle of this year to replace the FZ6 Fazer. The image of the Fazer 8 is the second frustrating teaser picture from...

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  • 2010 Harley-Davidson 48 revealed

    22 January 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    2010 Harley-Davidson 48 revealed

    Harley-Davidson has added the custom hot-rod styled ‘48’ to the Sportster 1200 range for 2010. Harley-Davidsons for sale The Forty-Eight is based on the running gear of the Sportster 1200, but...

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  • New Honda Dominator 650 idea

    21 January 2010 by Oberdan Bezzi

    New Honda Dominator 650 idea

    This is what I think the new Honda Dominator 650 should look like. Ideally the bike would be powered by a 650cc, liquid-cooled single cylinder engine and would be very light.

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  • Wakan 500 Superlight

    19 January 2010 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Wakan 500 Superlight

    This is my vision of a new model for the French factory Wakan. It has a Royal Enfield 500cc engine. It's extremely light and compact and promises great performance and fun.

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  • Video: Vyrus 987 in testing

    18 January 2010 by Guy Procter

    Video: Vyrus 987 in testing

    This is Prada heir Lorenzo Bertelli’s new toy – the new Ducati 1198R-powered Vyrus 987, as delivered to him by Vyrus boss Ascanio Rodorigo on Christmas Eve. Rodorigo borrowed the bike back to show...

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  • Bimota DB8 v DB7: compare and contrast

    15 January 2010 by Guy Procter

    Bimota DB8 v DB7: compare and contrast

    More powerful, a little torquier, a little heavier, and a slightly lower spec explains the new 1198-powered DB8’s cheaper price.   New Bimota DB8: 1198 engine, two seats & cheaper...

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  • Bimota DB8 revealed tomorrow

    14 January 2010 by Guy Procter

    Bimota DB8 revealed tomorrow

    Bimota will reveal its eagerly-awaited new road bike tomorrow, along with its exquisite new Moto2 contender, the HB4.         Read Bimota motorcycle reviews Long...

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  • Gorgeous new electric GP bike launches

    14 January 2010 by Guy Procter

    Gorgeous new electric GP bike launches

    Italian firm CRP has launched the most conventionally sexy electric race bike yet ­ the eCRP 1.0. The bike has twin Agni motors (Agni were the firm behind last year¹s inaugural TTXGP winner on the...

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  • Yamaha FZ8 and Super Tenere prices leaked?

    13 January 2010 by Guy Procter

    Yamaha FZ8 and Super Tenere prices leaked?

    French site MotoStation says ‘reliable sources’ have leaked the price of Yamaha’s star bikes of 2010.   2010 Yamaha FZ8: official first picture They claim the R1200GS-rivalling Super...

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  • Yamaha FZ8 on sale in Summer 2010

    08 January 2010 by Andy Downes

    Yamaha FZ8 on sale in Summer 2010

    The much-anticipated Yamaha FZ8 and Yamaha Super Tenere will be going on sale this summer according to Yamaha insiders. Yamaha is working hard to promote both bikes with heavily-disguised images...

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  • New Kawasaki Z1000 price is a bit high!

    08 January 2010 by screemin187

    Kawasaki removed pricing from their website on Wednesday, so we at the Z1000 owners Club watched carefully to see if this was a sign of the 2010 pricing being announced. It was, and yesterday the 2010 Kawasaki Z1000 was given a UK price tag of £8499 OTR! It's a lot of money and £500 - £1000 more than members hoped it would be. Almost all interested parties have changed their mind on purchasing one...

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  • Designers rally behind 'ugly' VFR1200

    06 January 2010 by Guy Procter

    Designers rally behind 'ugly' VFR1200

    Rival designers have defended Honda’s new VFR1200 after internet forums were flooded with messages slating the controversial new design.  More info on the Honda VFR1200 Guzzi V12 LM designer...

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