New bikes (September 2013)

  • Yamaha YZF-R3 concept

    25 September 2013 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Yamaha YZF-R3 concept

    Here's my concept for a new Yamahs sports bike with the three-cylinder engine from the new MT-09.

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  • KTM first with anti-lowside ABS brakes

    24 September 2013 by Andy Downes

    KTM first with anti-lowside ABS brakes

    KTM will be the first manufacturer to sell a bike equipped with the latest generation of ABS to work as an anti-lowside braking system on the 2014 KTM Adventure 1190R. The new braking system is the...

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  • Suzuki reveals new V-Strom 1000 tech details

    23 September 2013 by Andy Downes

    Suzuki reveals new V-Strom 1000 tech details

    New V-Strom 1000 gets 100bhp, traction control, ABS and three colourschemes as it enters the adventure bike market priced around £10,000 Suzuki is continuing to stretch out pre-launch information...

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  • First Ride: Kawasaki Z1000SX

    23 September 2013 by MCN Staff

    First Ride: Kawasaki Z1000SX

    Kawasaki’s updated Z1000SX is currently being put through it’s paces in Austria by MCN’s Phil West and here are his first impressions. ‘The SX has been a massive hit for Kawasaki in the UK being by...

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  • Yamaha unveils new FJR 1300 AE

    13 September 2013 by James Hagon

    Yamaha unveils new FJR 1300 AE

    Yamaha is expanding its FJR tourer range with this FJR 1300 AE. A step up from the base FJR-A, the AE comes with electronically-adjustable suspension but does without the clutchless gear-shift of the...

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  • BMW unveils production spec electric scooter

    11 September 2013 by Andy Downes

    BMW unveils production spec electric scooter

    BMW has shown off the final production version of the company’s first electric two-wheeler and it appears to be exactly the same as the concept bike MCN tested last year. The BMW C evolution scooter...

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  • New Ducati 899 revealed

    10 September 2013 by Richard Newland

    New Ducati 899 revealed

    A new breed of sports bikes has been evolving, defined by non-conformity to more established capacities. Where once we had superbike and supersport categories, the trend is now towards a burgeoning...

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  • Kawasaki Z1000SX updated for 2014

    06 September 2013 by Phil West

    Kawasaki Z1000SX updated for 2014

    Kawasaki’s popular sports-tourer, the Z1000SX, is to receive a host of significant updates for 2014, the Japanese firm has announced. Not only does it get a new, bespoke, colour-coded optional pannier...

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