New bikes (March 2013)

  • New water-cooled BMW R1200RT spied testing

    22 March 2013 by Andy Downes

    New water-cooled BMW R1200RT spied testing

    A fleet of all-new water-cooled BMW R1200RTs have been spied carrying out road testing in the South of France ahead of the launch of the completely new bike in 2014. The R1200RT is the current...

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  • KTM shows electric scooter concept

    22 March 2013 by Andy Downes

    KTM shows electric scooter concept

    KTM has today unveiled a new electric scooter concept called the E-SPEED at the Tokyo motor show in Japan; a move that sees the Austrian firm preparing to move into a completely new market...

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  • Indian unveils new 1819cc V-twin engine

    11 March 2013 by Andy Downes

    Indian unveils new 1819cc V-twin engine

    Historic American motorcycle firm Indian has revealed the first completely new engine in 70 years as part of the rebirth of the name under the ownership of the huge Polaris Industries; the same firm...

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  • Two new Harleys…sort of

    08 March 2013 by Phil West

    Two new Harleys…sort of

    As predicted by MCN last month Harley has announced two further new models for2013 – the Breakout and a new Special Editon version of its enduring Street Bob.   The Breakout is a long and...

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  • Have super nakeds become too powerful?

    06 March 2013 by Andy Davidson

    Have super nakeds become too powerful?

    KTM has officially confirmed it will launch the all-new 185bhp Duke 1290 in October. But is that much power really necessary in a naked bike; is the naked class becoming too powerful and perhaps...

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  • Two new special edition Triumphs

    01 March 2013 by Phil West

    Two new special edition Triumphs

    Triumph has launched two new special editions of its Bonneville and Speed Triple. The Bonneville SE boasts a distinctive red frame, special paint job, black grab rail, mirrors and bash plate and new...

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