New bikes (November 2013)

  • New Hesketh 24 revealed

    29 November 2013 by Andy Downes

    New Hesketh 24 revealed

    This is the first new model from British firm Hesketh Motorcycles, which will be available in a limited run of 24 examples when it goes on sale in February 2014. The brand was recently bought by Paul...

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  • UK version of Ducati 1199 Panigale Senna

    28 November 2013 by Andy Downes

    UK version of Ducati 1199 Panigale Senna

    Ducati recently revealed plans for a limited run of 1199 Panigale Senna recreations of the original 916 but there is a catch; they are only available in Brazil. Now Ducati Aylesbury has come up with...

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  • Kawasaki unveil supercharged engine

    20 November 2013 by Liam Marsden

    Kawasaki unveil supercharged engine

    Kawasaki has unveiled a supercharged engine at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show in Japan. No details about the engine have been released, although Kawasaki insiders have suggested the capacity could be close...

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  • Yamaha Tokyo concepts

    20 November 2013 by Andy Downes

    Yamaha Tokyo concepts

    Yamaha has unveiled five concept machines at the Tokyo motorcycle show in Japan; one a café racer version of the XV950, two electric bikes and an electric scooter. None of the four bikes being shown...

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  • CB1100 gets mid-life tweaks

    20 November 2013 by Andy Downes

    CB1100 gets mid-life tweaks

    The Honda CB1100 – now designated the CB1100EX – may only have been introduced into Europe for 2013 but it was first unveiled in Japan in 2009, and has now been given a mid-life refresh with spoked...

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  • Honda reveals new F6C

    20 November 2013 by Andy Downes

    Honda reveals new F6C

    Way back in 2007 Honda showed the EVO6 Concept and it looked amazing; six years later the Honda F6C is the production version of that bike and was unveiled today (Wednesday) at the Tokyo show in...

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  • Yamaha trio revealed In Milan

    05 November 2013 by Richard Newland

    Yamaha trio revealed In Milan

    MT-07 Yamaha has unveiled three new additions to the range at the EICMA show in Milan. Headlining the trio of new models is a smaller capacity MT model, the MT-07. Bearing a vary close resemblance to...

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  • BMW S1000R and R1200RT unveiled

    05 November 2013 by Phil West

    BMW S1000R and R1200RT unveiled

    BMW’s long-anticipated new S1000RR-based super naked has just been unveiled at the Milan Show and these are the first official pictures. It features a retuned, 160bhp version of the S1000RR’s 999cc...

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  • Aggressive new Z1000 unveiled in Milan

    05 November 2013 by Phil West

    Aggressive new Z1000 unveiled in Milan

    Kawasaki has just unveiled this significantly new Z1000 super naked at the Milan Show. Although not completely new – the basic engine and chassis are unchanged, for example – Kawasaki’s super naked...

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  • Triumph's 2014 newcomers revealed

    05 November 2013 by Phil West

    Triumph's 2014 newcomers revealed

    Triumph is revamping its cruiser line-up for 2014 with two new ‘baggers’, a new Thunderbird variant called the Commander and updates to both the entry-level, Bonneville-based America and...

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  • Video: 2014 Honda Preview

    05 November 2013 by MCN

    Video: 2014 Honda Preview

    MCN managed to get a sneak peak at the 2014 range of Honda motorcycles before they were unveiled to the world at the Milan Show. The range includes a new VFR800 and Fireblade SP.  See these bikes...

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  • Yamaha’s MT-09 ‘supermotard’

    04 November 2013 by Phil West

    Yamaha’s MT-09 ‘supermotard’

    This is Yamaha’s new ‘supermotard’ style version of its MT-09 triple, as just unveiled at the Milan Show. Essentially it’s an MT-09 with a range of different body panels, including: headlight cover,...

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  • Fireblade SP heads Honda’s 2014 newcomers

    04 November 2013 by Richard Newland

    Fireblade SP heads Honda’s 2014 newcomers

    This new, ‘SP’ high-spec version of the Fireblade is one of the stars of Honda’s 2014 line-up, MCN can now reveal. The track-focused machine features Öhlins suspension, Brembo mono block front brake...

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  • Ducati reveals all-new Monster 1200

    04 November 2013 by Richard Newland

    Ducati reveals all-new Monster 1200

    This all-new version of the Monster, powered by the superbike-derived 1198 Testastretta 11° DS engine, has just been unveiled by Ducati at the Milan Show. Developing 145bhp and tipping the scales at...

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  • MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 unveiled

    04 November 2013 by MCN

    MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 unveiled

    MV Agusta has lifted the covers off it's latest model, the Turismo Veloce 800. The new bike will use the same 798cc three-cylinder engine as the Brutale 800 and recently launched Rivale 800. The bike...

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