New bikes (Jan - Dec 2011)

  • Aprilia offers 0% finance deals

    02 March 2011 by Dan Aspel

    Aprilia offers 0% finance deals

    Aprilia is offering 0% finance packages on the Shiver 750, Dorsoduro and Dorsoduro Factory until the end of this month.   The offer requires a 25% deposit and runs over a 24 month period.

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  • New Aprilia Caponord 1200 spied

    28 February 2011 by Andy Downes

    New Aprilia Caponord 1200 spied

    Aprilia’s new 1200cc V-twin Caponord has been spotted testing on the road in Italy as the firm prepares to take on the road adventure market and its leading exponent, the Ducati Multistrada. Italian...

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  • Yamaha FZ8R breaks cover

    25 February 2011 by MCN

    Yamaha FZ8R breaks cover

    This picture proves that an uprated Yamaha FZ8R is due in 2012 - although it probably won't go on sale in Britain. It was taken by a photographer from motoblog.fr - apparently during an official visit...

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  • "MV Agusta F3 should double sales"

    25 February 2011 by Andy Downes

    "MV Agusta F3 should double sales"

    MV Agusta boss Giovanni Castiglioni's main priority is the new three-cylinder MV Agusta F3 675cc supersports bike, which he says is already ahead of schedule. The first bikes will go into full...

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  • Vyrus 986 M2: First Moto2 racer for the road

    25 February 2011 by Michael Neeves

    Vyrus 986 M2: First Moto2 racer for the road

    Exotic Italian manufacturer Vyrus is planning a road-going version of its new 986 M2 Factory Moto2 racer - yours for £21,000. The 124bhp, 155kg hand-built 986 M2 SL Replica will go into production by...

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  • World's first bike adaptive headlights

    25 February 2011 by MCN

    World's first bike adaptive headlights

    Imagine riding along a road at night where the headlight was actively trying to see round corners. Video: BMW K1600GT first ride Well, now you don't have to because for the first time ever on a...

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  • 2011’s sexiest road-going ‘Blade?

    24 February 2011 by MCN Newsdesk

    2011’s sexiest road-going ‘Blade?

    This 2011 CBR1000RR – daubed up in the new Castrol Honda World Superbike colours – could be the best looking Fireblade on the road. Created in a one-off partnership between Ten Kate racing and Honda...

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  • 2011 Honda CBR600F to cost just £7055!

    21 February 2011 by Phil West

    2011 Honda CBR600F to cost just £7055!

    In one of the most refreshing and exciting bits of new bike pricing news for ages, Honda UK has just revealed that its imminent CBR600F will cost a seemingly very reasonable £7055. That makes the new...

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  • Honda announces 2012 Goldwing upgrades

    21 February 2011 by Dan Aspel

    Honda announces 2012 Goldwing upgrades

    Honda has announced a series of upgrades for the 2012 GL1800 Goldwing, with updated GPS systems, storage space, bodywork and speaker sets topping the list. The GPS system will be accessible online,...

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  • New Buell 1190RS superbike – first look

    18 February 2011 by Michael Neeves

    New Buell 1190RS superbike – first look

    Erik Buell Racing has finally given us a complete look at the new 1190RS sportsbike which will be shown in public this weekend in America. The bike promises to be the first new road-legal machine...

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  • Husqvarna SMR511 coming to dealers this month

    17 February 2011 by Liam Marsden

    Husqvarna SMR511 coming to dealers this month

    Husqvarna's new road-going supermoto, the SMR511 will arrive in Husqvarna dealers this month. The SMR511 is powered by a 480cc single-cylinder engine and weighs 118kg. Up front the Husqvarna...

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  • New Buell roadster – first look

    17 February 2011 by Michael Neeves

    New Buell roadster – first look

    Erik Buell Racing has released another teaser picture of what we believe to be its new 1190RS sportsbike. It promises to be the first new road-legal machine produced by the legendary designer, Erik...

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  • Moto Guzzi cans concepts

    11 February 2011 by MCN

    Moto Guzzi cans concepts

    After revealing a new 1400cc California cruiser, Moto Guzzi has admitted the stunning concept bikes unveiled at the 2009 Milan show will not be made. The concept bikes, which were built around the...

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  • Water-cooled BMW R1200GS spied

    11 February 2011 by MCN

    Water-cooled BMW R1200GS spied

    These spy shots taken by a Spanish BMW owner on his mobile phone confirm BMW is well ahead with the development of a new water-cooled version of the top-selling R1200GS. The new motor will bring to an...

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  • KTM 200 Duke spied

    10 February 2011 by Dan Aspel

    KTM 200 Duke spied

    This spy shot - snapped in Pune, India - shows a pre-production model of a KTM 200 Duke. The larger cousin to the upcoming 125 Duke is apparently an "India-only" model and will be priced at around...

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  • MCN Motorcycle Show: Ducati Diavel on show

    03 February 2011 by MCN Newsdesk

    MCN Motorcycle Show: Ducati Diavel on show

    The new Ducati Diavel is on show at The Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show, one of the first times it has been shown to the public in the UK. Visitors can judge for themselves how well Ducati have done...

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  • New Triumph Trophy

    01 February 2011 by Simon

    New Triumph Trophy

    Check out the photo. It is the DVLA registration and states that the engine size is a 1050. Interesting eh? I wouldn't mind it being 1050, as long as there is enough down grunt like the old Trophy! I...

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  • Yamaha VZ1 1000

    01 February 2011 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Yamaha VZ1 1000

    Here's my idea for the next naked streetbike from Yamaha. I call it the Yamaha VZ1 1000 and it would be powered by a V4 engine.

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  • Kawasaki ZX-10Rs from £3875!

    27 January 2011 by Chris Newbigging

    Kawasaki ZX-10Rs from £3875!

    Kawasaki’s certifiably-loony ZX-10R superbike has now dipped below £4000 for tidy used examples – less than a third of the cost of the new 2011 model. For anyone who can’t raise £11,699 (or £12,699...

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  • Yamaha sales steady despite big price hikes

    26 January 2011 by Andy Downes

    Yamaha sales steady despite big price hikes

    Yamaha's price hikes shocked dealers and customers alike last year, but new sales figures show the company still managed reasonable sales despite prices on some models rising by 34% in the last 18...

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  • Norton's 1000cc MotoGP engine revealed!

    26 January 2011 by Andy Downes

    Norton's 1000cc MotoGP engine revealed!

    Resurgent British firm Norton is weeks away from testing an all-new 1000cc V4 on the dyno as it gears up for the next stage of its rebirth: MotoGP. This extraordinary development comes just two years...

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  • New Super Ténéré colour announced

    26 January 2011 by Dan Aspel

    New Super Ténéré colour announced

    Yamaha have announced a new colour for the 2011 XT1200Z Super Ténéré: Competition White.  Find a Yamaha XT1200Z Super Ténéré for sale Due in dealerships in the Spring, Yamaha says the new...

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  • Victory High-Ball – first look

    25 January 2011 by Trevor Franklin

    Victory High-Ball – first look

    Victory has released details of its new High-Ball custom – a ‘bobber’ based on the successful Vegas model.   While Victory’s parent company Polaris Industries promised American dealers the...

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  • New Harley-Davidson Blackline revealed

    21 January 2011 by Phil West

    New Harley-Davidson Blackline revealed

    This is Harley-Davidson’s new 2011 Blackline, a Softail-based cruiser featuring a back-to-basics styling, new fuel tank and split drag handlebars. The new bike was unveiled in New York last night...

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