New bikes (Jan - Dec 2011)

  • MV Agusta F4 RR First Ride!

    22 July 2011 by Michael Neeves

    MV Agusta F4 RR First Ride!

    "We're at the Adria circuit in Italy to ride the new MV Agusta F4 RR. "The new short stroke engine has 15bhp more than the standard model and produces over 200bhp. It also comes with Ohlins...

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  • KTM to make road racing debut

    21 July 2011 by Adam Child

    KTM to make road racing debut

    KTM and MCN will be making road racing history at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough this weekend, as Senior Road Tester Adam Child will be competing in the historic 'Cock of the North' meeting on board...

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  • Harley-Davidson V-Rod 10th Anniversary version

    21 July 2011 by Trevor Franklin

    Harley-Davidson V-Rod 10th Anniversary version

    Harley-Davidson’s V-Rod range is 10-years-old in 2012 and to celebrate this milestone Harley has reintroduced the Brilliant Silver Pearl colour first seen on the orginal V-Rod in 2002. This limited...

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  • Harley-Davidson Switchback new for 2012

    21 July 2011 by Trevor Franklin

    Harley-Davidson Switchback new for 2012

    Harley-Davidson has just released details of its 2012 model range, which includes the new £13,499 Dyna Switchback – a custom convertible with removable hard panniers and screen. The idea is to provide...

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  • First ride: Vyrus Moto2 bike

    20 July 2011 by John Westlake

    First ride: Vyrus Moto2 bike

    Vyrus are testing their new Moto2 bike at Misano, so Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves has joined the Italian firm to ride the innovative bike on track. Here are his first impressions: 'This is one of...

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  • All-new Triumph Daytona 675 spied

    19 July 2011 by John Westlake

    All-new Triumph Daytona 675 spied

    This grainy picture is the first ever shot of the new Triumph Daytona 675. It was one of four pictures – including a much clearer side-on shot you can see in tomorrow’s MCN – taken by an MCN...

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  • Shock new Indians leak to MCN reader!

    15 July 2011 by MCN

    Shock new Indians leak to MCN reader!

    Pictures of five new Indians and a production version of the radical Victory Core concept have leaked to MCN after a reader was unwittingly targeted by an online research firm. The six bikes -...

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  • Taylor Mackenzie gets a KTM 125 Duke

    14 July 2011 by Adam Child

    Taylor Mackenzie gets a KTM 125 Duke

    Current 125GP rising star Taylor Mackenzie took delivery of a brand new KTM 125 Duke at Donington Park yesterday (Wednesday), and was immediately out on track. Taylor only passed his CBT the previous...

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  • MV Agusta F3 “Serie Oro” revealed

    13 July 2011 by Dan Aspel

    MV Agusta F3 “Serie Oro” revealed

    MV Agusta’s top spec. “Serie Oro” edition of the upcoming F3 has been photographed for the first time. The exclusive special – rumoured to cost around £22,000 – will come with full Ohlins suspension,...

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  • Yamaha introduce 0% finance on 600cc+ models

    11 July 2011 by Lottie Paul

    Yamaha introduce 0% finance on 600cc+ models

    Yamaha has three new offers available at dealerships now; with the majority of scooters and motorcycles covered by the deal. Yamaha's models of 600cc and above can now be purchased with different...

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  • MV slashes prices on older models

    11 July 2011 by Alice Brightman

    MV slashes prices on older models

    MV Agusta has cut the cost of some of its bikes by up to £1400. The new ‘Green with MV’ deal means that machines like the F4 1078 RR 312 Biposto, F4 1078 RR 312 Mono, Brutale 1078 RR and Brutale 989...

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  • 2012 Honda Goldwing – more details released

    08 July 2011 by Alice Brightman

    2012 Honda Goldwing – more details released

    In addition to revised bodywork, suspension and sat-nav, Honda has now confirmed that the revised bikes will be available in red, blue, white and black with a range of accessories, such as built-in...

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  • New £18K MV Agusta F4-RR ‘sells out’

    08 July 2011 by Alice Brightman

    New £18K MV Agusta F4-RR ‘sells out’

    MV’s eagerly-awaited new 'RR' version of its F4 1000 superbike has proved a hit with customers before even reaching the showroom floor. The first UK-bound, 10-bike batch of the range-topping 200bhp...

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  • New Honda Vision due next month

    05 July 2011 by Alice Brightman

    New Honda Vision due next month

    Honda has announced its new Vision 110 scooter will be arriving in dealers next month at a price of £1800. With its fuel-injected 110cc engine, the Vision is set to replace Honda’s existing Lead 110.

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  • Jawa releases new 350 Sport

    04 July 2011 by Alice Brightman

    Jawa releases new 350 Sport

    This is the new 350 Sport from Jawa. Based on the existing 350 Classic, the Sport gets the same two cylinder, air-cooled, two-stroke engine, displacing 343.5cc and producing 23.6 ftlb. The Sport,...

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  • Husqvarna's Nuda 900R unveiled

    04 July 2011 by MCN

    Husqvarna's Nuda 900R unveiled

    Husqvarna have unveiled their new Nuda 900R road bike, releasing pictures and video of the BMW-powered naked in action. The Nuda will feature a re-worked 900cc version of BMW’s 800cc parallel twin...

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  • First picture: New Husqvarna Nuda 900R

    01 July 2011 by Andy Downes

    First picture: New Husqvarna Nuda 900R

    This is the world first picture of the new Husqvarna Nuda 900R, taken at the official unveiling in Germany minutes ago. And yes, it’s called the Nuda. It’s powered by a heavily worked-on version of...

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  • New BMWs to feature raft of safety tech

    01 July 2011 by John Westlake

    New BMWs to feature raft of safety tech

    MCN's senior reporter Andy Downes is in Germany for the launch of a range of as yet undisclosed BMW technology. Though some will inevitably be pie-in-the-sky concept ideas, it's thought much of the...

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  • KTM plans multiple new Duke models

    01 July 2011 by Andy Downes

    KTM plans multiple new Duke models

    KTM is months from unveiling a new Duke 690 with both 250 AND 350 versions under development as models the Austrian firm hopes can attract new, younger riders to motorcycling. The firm has also...

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  • Norton building a bigger future

    01 July 2011 by Mark Holmes

    Norton building a bigger future

    Norton took two big steps toward an even bigger future this week, with production of its first Euro 3-compliant Commandos, and the approval of plans for a substantial new Donington Park factory. Euro...

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  • Suzuki V-Strom 650 first ride

    30 June 2011 by MCN

    Suzuki V-Strom 650 first ride

    The new Suzuki V Strom 650 is currently being tested in Croatia, by MCN's Phil West, these are his first impressions: "We’ve just ridden about 150 miles, along the spectacular Dalmatian coast, and...

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  • BMW HP2 – only 20 left to buy

    30 June 2011 by Trevor Franklin

    BMW HP2 – only 20 left to buy

    BMW Motorrad UK has announced (30-6-2011) only 20 of its HP2 boxer-twin sports bikes exist in UK BMW dealers and that any prospective buyers should be quick to snap one up because production of the...

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  • Aprilia RS4 125 now with free quickshifter

    30 June 2011 by Trevor Franklin

    Aprilia RS4 125 now with free quickshifter

    The first 200 models of Aprilia’s stunning new 125cc, four-stroke race-replica will come with a free quickshifter as standard. The quickshifter unit is a straightforward bolt-on replacement and would...

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  • New Triumph Trophy 1200 tourer spied again

    30 June 2011 by Andy Downes

    New Triumph Trophy 1200 tourer spied again

    Triumph's all-new 1200cc three-cylinder tourer has been spotted undergoing final endurance testing on the road in Spain just months ahead of its launch. This spy picture – which is shown in full in...

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  • Suzuki V-Strom launch

    29 June 2011 by John Westlake

    Suzuki V-Strom launch

    MCN’s Executive Editor Phil West has flown to Croatia for the launch of Suzuki’s much anticipated, updated V-Strom. He’s just phoned through this brief report: "My first thoughts are that in the flesh...

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  • Warrs 'Bullet' Café Racer debuts at Ace

    29 June 2011 by Trevor Franklin

    Warrs 'Bullet' Café Racer debuts at Ace

    This Harley-Davidson is the latest 'themed' bike to roll out of the workshop of Warrs Harley-Davidson, Europe’s oldest H-D dealer. The 'Bullet' café racer is based around the rolling chassis of a new...

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  • Brammo starts European production

    29 June 2011 by Dan Aspel

    Brammo starts European production

    Electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo has started production in Hungary, expanding its business into Europe for the first time. Production is taking place at the Flextronics facility in Sarvar and...

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