New bikes (January 2011)

  • 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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  • Moto Guzzi V7 Classic now available in red

    19 January 2011 by MCN

    Moto Guzzi V7 Classic now available in red

    Moto Guzzi has added a red colour scheme to the V7 Classic for 2011. Find a Moto Guzzi V7 Classic for sale The V7 Classic has a 48bhp air-cooled V-twin and remains mechanically identical to the 2010...

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  • Did you buy a Yamaha R1 or R6 in 2010?

    17 January 2011 by Andy Downes

    Did you buy a Yamaha R1 or R6 in 2010?

    If you bought either the Yamaha YZF-R1 or YZF-R6 in the UK during 2010 we need to hear from you.   Find a Yamaha R1 or Yamaha R6 for sale With new motorcycle prices hitting even greater...

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  • Which manufacturer has the best bike range?

    14 January 2011 by John Westlake

    Which manufacturer has the best bike range?

    In next week's MCN, technical expert Kevin Ash discusses how Kawasaki has methodically rejuvenated its range of bikes, so that it now has an impressive model in almost every category. Find a...

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  • Triumph laughs off 125 rumours

    14 January 2011 by Andy Downes

    Triumph laughs off 125 rumours

    Triumph insiders have laughed off online rumours the British firm is gearing up to produce a 125cc capacity bike.   Find a 125cc motorcycle for sale MCN spoke to an insider who said: “We...

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  • Triumph tops 2010 sales chart

    13 January 2011 by Dan Aspel

    Triumph tops 2010 sales chart

    Triumph finished top of last year’s high-capacity sales chart, selling more 500cc+ bikes in the UK than any other manufacturer. Find a used Triumph for sale. The figures, released by the Motorcycle...

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  • Top tips for a new year new bike bargain

    12 January 2011 by Chris Newbigging

    Top tips for a new year new bike bargain

    Dealers are offering a range of deals to try and pull buyers back in to showrooms after the Christmas break. January sales, anti-VAT rise offers and finance deals are all beginning as dealers try to...

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  • Rossi poses with Ducati Diavel Carbon

    11 January 2011 by Andy Downes

    Rossi poses with Ducati Diavel Carbon

    Ducati - making the most of finally getting Valentino Rossi in Ducati colours - got the most successful MotoGP rider of all time to pose on the new Ducati Diavel Carbon as it launches the 2011...

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  • Video: Suzuki GSX-R600 official clip

    11 January 2011 by MCN

    Video: Suzuki GSX-R600 official clip

    Suzuki has revealed this official promo video for their new 2011 GSX-R600. Find a Suzuki GSX-R600 for sale They've slashed an incredible 9kg from the 2011 GSX-R600. The engine has more midrange, a...

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  • Opinion: why Honda will make an RVF1000

    07 January 2011 by John Westlake

    Opinion: why Honda will make an RVF1000

    In next week's MCN, industry expert Ben Purvis explains why he believes Honda is laying plans to bring back the RVF name on a new 1000cc V4-engined superbike. Find a used Honda motorcycle for...

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  • BMW S1000RR gets 381bhp!

    07 January 2011 by Adam Child

    BMW S1000RR gets 381bhp!

    This is the world's first turbo-charged BMW S1000RR, revealed for the first time in MCN next week. Its rear wheel power has been increased from a pitiful 185bhp to a far more acceptable 381bhp. Find...

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