New bikes (July 2013)

  • Limited edition Yoshi GSX-R750 announced

    26 July 2013 by Hannah Rundle

    Limited edition Yoshi GSX-R750 announced

    Suzuki has announced an exclusive run of this special black GSX-R750 kitted out with Yoshimura and genuine Suzuki accessories. Limited to 25 machines, the edition features a Yoshimura the R11...

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  • New Suzuki V-Strom 1000 designer interviewed

    22 July 2013 by Hannah Rundle

    New Suzuki V-Strom 1000 designer interviewed

    The designer of the new V-Strom 1000, Tomoya Murakami, is the subject of this new video from Suzuki. In it he discusses the new bike’s design, from concept and inspiration, fit and finish of the...

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  • Honda's naked VF800 designs

    22 July 2013 by MCN

    Honda's naked VF800 designs

    New patents show that Honda is developing a new low-cost, high-spec naked bike around its venerable – but legendary – VFR800 V4 engine. The bike’s overall design is hinted at in an innocuous-sounding...

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  • DTM replica BM scoots launched in Germany

    19 July 2013 by Hannah Rundle

    DTM replica BM scoots launched in Germany

    BMW’s standard C600 sports scooter not racy enough for you? Then how about these two new limited edition versions inspired by the German Touring Car (DTM) race series? The matte black ‘Spengler...

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  • 2014 Aprilia Tuono has big changes

    19 July 2013 by MCN

    2014 Aprilia Tuono has big changes

    Aprilia has given the Aprilia Tuono V4R a comprehensive makeover just two years after the bike was launched, with more power, even more advanced electronics, new brakes and a larger fuel tank. The...

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  • Triumph’s Harley-Davidson clone war

    10 July 2013 by MCN

    Triumph’s Harley-Davidson clone war

    Do not adjust your eyes…these two bikes are new Triumph cruisers, not Harley-Davidsons; one of which will be launched shortly as a rival to the Harley-Davidson Road King, the other has been disguised...

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  • New MV Agusta Brutale 1090 Corsa revealed

    09 July 2013 by Andy Downes

    New MV Agusta Brutale 1090 Corsa revealed

    MV Agusta has released information and a single image of the most expensive Brutale currently on sale with the new Corsa 1090 model which will cost a wallet-destroying £18,000. The Corsa model is...

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  • Suzuki V-Strom 1000 website update

    09 July 2013 by Kirsten Ash

    Suzuki V-Strom 1000 website update

    Suzuki has updated a recently launched website dedicated to the 2014 V-Strom 1000 to include a video with the project leader. It’s the first in a promised series of many and shows an interview with...

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  • Yamaha MT-09: Beyond the hype

    08 July 2013 by MCN

    Yamaha MT-09: Beyond the hype

    Completely new large capacity bikes are rare in these austere times, and for one to be formed around a brand new engine – which so firmly breaks with the maker’s recent tradition – is even more...

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  • BMW K1600GT Sport revealed

    05 July 2013 by Andy Downes

    BMW K1600GT Sport revealed

    BMW has unveiled a new version of the the six cylinder K1600 which the firm is calling the 'GT Sport'. The GT Sport has just been unveiled at the 'BMW Motorrad Days 2013' event in Garmisch. The GT...

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  • Honda CB500’s valve clearance shock

    05 July 2013 by MCN

    Honda CB500’s valve clearance shock

    Every Honda from the new CB500 range will need to have an expensive valve clearance check at just 600 miles to maintain the manufacturer warranty owners have been finding out as the first of the new...

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  • New Yamaha XV950s set for UK

    03 July 2013 by Phil West

    New Yamaha XV950s set for UK

    This new bobber-style Yamaha custom, the XV950, is coming to the UK this September priced from £7199 to £7499.   The new V-twin debuted earlier this year in the US where it’s called the ‘Star...

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  • Suzuki launches new V-Strom 1000 website

    02 July 2013 by Kirsten Ash

    Suzuki launches new V-Strom 1000 website

    Suzuki has launched a new website dedicated to the eagerly anticipated V-Strom 1000 adventure bike first revealed at the Cologne Show in late 2012, and expected to be shown in production-ready form...

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