New bikes (October 2010)

  • Ride away on a GSX-R750 for £1

    29 October 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Ride away on a GSX-R750 for £1

    You can now pick up a new GSX-R750 with just a £1 deposit. The promotion, which runs until the end of December, is part of the Gixxer’s 25th anniversary celebrations and comes with a typical APR of...

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  • 2011 Husqvarnas now in dealers

    29 October 2010 by Joe Shearer

    2011 Husqvarnas now in dealers

    The new TE449, TE511 and TC449 Husqvarnas will be in dealers from this weekend. The 449s are the first Husqvarnas to use BMW’s G450X engine. The TEs are enduros, the TC a motocross version. All three...

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  • 2011 BMW G650GS: the return of the F650GS

    29 October 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    2011 BMW G650GS: the return of the F650GS

    BMW is adding the G650GS to its range for 2011 – an entry level single-cylinder adventure bike filling the hole left by the old F650GS. The new G650GS is powered by the BMW-built liquid-cooled 650...

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  • Video: Honda CBR250R in detail

    28 October 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Video: Honda CBR250R in detail

    Honda has released the following video of its new CBR250R. 2011 Honda CBR250R first pictures The single 249cc cylinder will apparently make 26bhp and 17lb/ft of torque, while the bike itself will...

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  • Honda VFR800X adventure concept sketch

    27 October 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    Honda VFR800X adventure concept sketch

    Honda is to release the new VFR800-based adventure bike at the Milan bike show next week, and has released a final sketch hinting at how the finished bike will look. The new sketch gives a pretty good...

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  • 2011 Honda CBR250R first pictures

    27 October 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    2011 Honda CBR250R first pictures

    Honda’s new CBR250R will go head-to-head with the Kawasaki Ninja 250R in 2011, these pictures released today reveal. The all-new single cylinder CBR250R makes 26bhp from the new liquid-cooled,...

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  • Yamaha XTZ250 Tenere photo gallery

    26 October 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    Yamaha XTZ250 Tenere photo gallery

    These first pictures have emerged for the new-for-2011 Yamaha XTZ250 Tenere, a new mini-adventure bike going on sale in Brazil, and the Fazer 250 The baby on/off road machine makes only a fifth of the...

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  • 2011 Speed Triple: Your questions answered

    22 October 2010 by MCN

    2011 Speed Triple: Your questions answered

    Simon Warburton, 45, is Product Manager for Triumph Motorcycles. Every new model idea, prototype testing report and final specification for all Triumph machines lands on his desk. For these reasons he...

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  • 2011 Triumph Daytona 675R official pictures

    21 October 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    2011 Triumph Daytona 675R official pictures

    These are the first official pictures of the Triumph Daytona 675R – a new high-spec version of Triumph’s award winning supersport bike. Find a Triumph Daytona 675 for sale The Daytona 675R is the...

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  • 2011 Triumph Tiger 800 and 800 XC gallery

    21 October 2010 by Phil West

    2011 Triumph Tiger 800 and 800 XC gallery

    Finally, the last bits of the cat are out of the bag. After months of leaks, spy shots, and glimpses, the complete new Triumph Tiger 800 can now be fully revealed. This is the full set of official...

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  • Triumph Tiger 800 XC – new spy pic

    20 October 2010 by Phil West

    Triumph Tiger 800 XC – new spy pic

    There have been so many leaked spy pics and teaser shots of Triumph’s new Tiger 800 in both its guises that’s there’s not much left to see – but this pic is the best view yet of the whole XC...

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  • 2011 Ducati 1198SP first ride

    19 October 2010 by MCN

    2011 Ducati 1198SP first ride

    MCN Senior Road Tester, Michael Neeves, is currently at Imola in Italy testing the new Ducati 1198SP. Here’s his first impressions: "This is the replacement for the Ducati 1198S, costing an estimated...

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  • BMW R1200GS Triple Black special edition

    18 October 2010 by Andy Downes

    BMW R1200GS Triple Black special edition

    This is the new 2011 BMW R1200GS Triple Black; a limited edition bike that will be officially released in a couple of weeks at the Milan bike show. There are no mechanical changes to the bike but it...

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  • Italjet junior motocross bikes return

    15 October 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Italjet junior motocross bikes return

    Italjet’s iconic junior motocross bikes will return to the UK marketplace after a recent takeover deal. Apache Quads will be distributing the Italian brand through their dealer network. Three models...

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  • Cologne Bike Show: 2011 BMW K1600GT video

    14 October 2010 by MCN

    Cologne Bike Show: 2011 BMW K1600GT video

    BMW launched their new KT1600GT at the Cologne Show. It is built around an amazing inline six engine capable of an estimated 170bhp. The bike also features a wealth of amazing gadgets...

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  • New Honda VFR adventure bike breaks cover

    14 October 2010 by Andy Downes

    New Honda VFR adventure bike breaks cover

    This is an official sketch of a new Honda VFR adventure style bike that will be seen in full production form in just two weeks – but it’s not a 1200cc as many think it is. The sketch has been released...

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  • Ducati Diavel - first official pic

    12 October 2010 by Phil West

    Ducati Diavel - first official pic

    This is the first official picture of Ducati’s eagerly-awaited power cruiser – the Diavel. Due to be officially unveiled at next month’s Milan Show, this picture, leaked on the factory’s Facebook...

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  • 2011 Kawasaki Z1000 video

    11 October 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Following last month’s pulsating Kawasaki Z750R preview, Kawasaki have released the following footage of the 2011 Kawasaki Z1000. Apparently written by a 13-year-old Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan, and shot on a camera phone, it may struggle to strike a chord with the Zed’s target audience. Still, if clichéd cod-poetry and barely glimpsed shots of motorcycles are your thing, you’re in luck.

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  • Finished Ducati Diavel spotted

    07 October 2010 by Phil West

    Finished Ducati Diavel spotted

    This picture leaked onto an Italian website shows Ducati’s eagerly-awaited ‘power cruiser’, the Diavel, in what looks like finished production trim, complete with black/red paintjob, mirrors and...

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  • Cologne Bike Show: 2011 VFR and CBF colours

    06 October 2010 by Dan Aspel

    Cologne Bike Show: 2011 VFR and CBF colours

    Not to be left out, Honda's sports tourers are to be lacquered up in a new paint job each for 2011. The VFR1200F ABS will come in a new black metallic / silver metallic scheme, while the CBF1000F ABS...

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