New bikes (September 2012)

  • Warlord

    28 September 2012 by Steve Lloyd

    Warlord

    I've just bought a Honda VFR1200 in Black 2012 model. Its got all the updated features and a full Luggage kit for £10,999 brand new on the road. I've been delighted with the bike it looks great,...

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  • Peugeot Onyx concept unveiled

    27 September 2012 by MCN

    Peugeot Onyx concept unveiled

    This is French car/scooter/cycle firm Peugeot's latest concept vehicle, the Onyx Supertrike, as unveiled at the Paris Motor Show. Although at first glance it seems to be just another MP3-alike,...

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  • Honda tease next NC700

    26 September 2012 by MCN

    Honda tease next NC700

    Honda has revealed this outline image of a new concept bike at a presentation in Tokyo which will be shown in full at next week's Cologne bike show, and go on sale in early 2013. Honda boss Takanobu...

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  • 2013 Yamaha FJR1300 leaked

    25 September 2012 by Andy Downes

    2013 Yamaha FJR1300 leaked

    Yamaha's revised FJR1300 tourer was accidentally leaked for a brief period yesterday. The bike doesn't show any major changes but it can be seen to have new side fairings, a slightly revised subframe...

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  • Honda will make RC213V for the road

    21 September 2012 by Andy Downes

    Honda will make RC213V for the road

    Honda has officially confirmed it will be putting a road-going version of the RC213V into production for 2014 as it tries to give a massive boost of excitement to the Honda brand. Honda boss Takanobu...

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  • Honda’s 134mpg scooter

    20 September 2012 by Steve Farrell

    Honda’s 134mpg scooter

    Honda’s latest 125 scooter will do a claimed 133.9mpg - around 50% more than the most fuel efficient petrol cars. The new SH125i has 16-inch wheels and space under the seat for a full-face helmet.

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  • New KTM 1190 Adventure breaks cover

    19 September 2012 by Phil West

    New KTM 1190 Adventure breaks cover

    This official brochure pic of KTM’s all-new 1190 Adventure has leaked out of the factory ahead of its scheduled unveiling at the Cologne Show on October 2. Apparently, KTM themselves mistakenly posted...

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  • 2013 ‘Skyhook’ Ducati Multistradas unveiled

    18 September 2012 by Phil West

    2013 ‘Skyhook’ Ducati Multistradas unveiled

    Ducati’s updated 2013 Multistrada line-up has just broken cover – with the top-of-the-range models now featuring the firm’s innovative new semi-active suspension system, ‘Skyhook’, as predicted by MCN...

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  • New sporty 125 for £2399

    14 September 2012 by MCN

    New sporty 125 for £2399

    Learners looking for sports bike styling on a budget can now get the 125RR from WK Bikes for £2399. Chinese-made it has adjustable shocks and USD forks with twin front discs. It's available in red or...

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  • Husqvarna Strada and Terra on sale next month

    14 September 2012 by Steve Farrell

    Husqvarna Strada and Terra on sale next month

    Husqvarna’s latest road bike is due to arrive in UK dealers early in October. The supermoto-style TR650 Strada uses the single-cylinder engine from BMW’s G650GS but tuned for 57bhp, up from 47. It...

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  • New Yamaha Race Blu paintjob

    14 September 2012 by Andy Downes

    New Yamaha Race Blu paintjob

    This new Race Blu paintjob seen here on the Yamaha YZF-R1 is the highlight of a series of colour changes for many of the 2013 Yamahas with no mechanical changes at all. Race Blu, which comprises blue...

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  • New Kawasaki ZX-6R officially unveiled

    13 September 2012 by Liam Marsden

    New Kawasaki ZX-6R officially unveiled

    As revealed by MCN last month, the 2013 Kawasaki ZX-6R will return to a displacement of 636cc, with strong low to mid range power for a more tractable engine. Kawasaki has officially unveiled the...

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  • New Kawasaki ZX-6R and Z800 leaked in video

    12 September 2012 by Liam Marsden

    New Kawasaki ZX-6R and Z800 leaked in video

    A video has been posted on Youtube showing the new Kawasaki ZX-6R and Z800 weeks after MCN exclusively revealed the new models. The video, shot in a warehouse, shows both bikes running and being...

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  • Optional extras

    07 September 2012 by Anonymous

    Perusing the pages of one of Britain's more respectable newspapers (if there is such a thing nowadays), I came across an interesting article on the subject of added extras on modern cars. Apparently the average car driver is fed up with the countless and often useless options available on their car, with nearly 90% saying they wished manufacturers would just go back to basics. Drivers' biggest...

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  • New Kawasaki Z800 revealed

    05 September 2012 by Liam Marsden

    New Kawasaki Z800 revealed

    The Kawasaki Z750 will be replaced by the all-new Z800, Kawasaki has revealed. The new bike will use an 806cc inline four cylinder engine and has been heavily restyled to bring it more inline with the...

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  • Triumph unveil new Explorer XC

    03 September 2012 by Phil West

    Triumph unveil new Explorer XC

    This is Triumph’s new XC version of its Explorer 1200 – the surprise unveiling and one of the highlights of the weekend’s Triumph Live at Mallory Park. Built as a more, rugged, off-road orientated...

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  • Ducati 1199 Panigale recall

    03 September 2012 by Andy Davidson

    Ducati 1199 Panigale recall

    Ducati UK has issued a recall for its 2012 1199 Panigale. The notice, which will affect 618 units, states three different problems with the machine. Ducati will be contacting the owners affected by...

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