New bikes (Jan - Dec 2014)

  • Watch Ducati's 2015 model launch live

    31 October 2014 by MCN

    Watch Ducati's 2015 model launch live

    You can watch the Ducati press conference for the launch of their 2015 models live, right here, when it takes place on Monday November 3 at 4:15pm. Ducati previously launched the much-hyped Scrambler...

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  • Matchless Model X Reloaded revealed

    30 October 2014 by MCN

    Matchless Model X Reloaded revealed

    Reborn Brit marque Matchless have released a solitary image of the all-new Model X Reloaded, which will be launched at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan next week. The image reveals that all that...

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  • OSET's electric motocross bike revealed

    30 October 2014 by MCN

    OSET's electric motocross bike revealed

    OSET Bikes have officially launched their new motocross bike today – the MX-10. The new bike is designed for children aged 4-7, and offers the 50cc market a more affordable, cleaner, and quieter...

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  • MV Agusta to launch F4RR WSBK Special

    24 October 2014 by Adam Child

    MV Agusta to launch F4RR WSBK Special

    MV Agusta will launch a World Superbike homologation special for their WSB campaign next year. The new F4 will be the worlds’ most powerful normally aspirated superbike with a quoted 210bhp. The...

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  • OSET to launch motocross bike

    20 October 2014 by MCN

    OSET to launch motocross bike

    Ever since OSET launched its excellent range of electric-powered trial machines, the obvious question has been often voiced: when’s the motocross bike coming? Well, the answer is that you can see it...

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  • MV Agusta Dragster & Brutale 800 RR revealed

    20 October 2014 by MCN news

    MV Agusta Dragster & Brutale 800 RR revealed

    MV Agusta was hoping to be able to keep their new Dragster 800 RR as a naughty little secret for a little longer, but the entire press pack of images have now leaked out, revealing one of the most...

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  • Full Details: Yamaha YZF-R3

    16 October 2014

    Full Details: Yamaha YZF-R3

    The lightweight end of the supersport market has been enjoying some serious attention from manufacturers and riders in recent years, and with Yamaha’s unveiling of their YZF-R3 we’re another step...

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  • New Yamaha R1 teaser video released

    16 October 2014 by Liam Marsden

    New Yamaha R1 teaser video released

    Yamaha have released a second video teasing the upcoming R1 ahead of the bike's public unveiling on November 3. Again the video doesn't give much away, although we do get a clear shot of the...

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  • MV Agusta teases new model

    06 October 2014 by Andy Downes

    MV Agusta teases new model

    Italian firm MV Agusta is teasing what looks like a Dragster RR model which will be launched at the Milan motorcycle show in November. There’s not a lot to go on in the short video clip but what looks...

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  • New Yamaha R1 teased?

    01 October 2014 by Liam Marsden

    New Yamaha R1 teased?

    Yamaha have released a teaser video, which could show glimpses of the new R1. The video shows design sketches of the upcoming sportsbike with what appears to be a single-sided swingarm as well as...

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  • Cologne Show: Yamaha release GEN01 concept

    30 September 2014 by Steve Hunt

    Cologne Show: Yamaha release GEN01 concept

    There was one surprise from Yamaha today. Having written about the XJR1300 and MT-07 Moto Cage yesterday, we thought that we had seen everything that the Japanese manufacturer had to offer, but they...

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  • Cologne Show: KTM Freeride E-SM and E-SX

    30 September 2014

    Cologne Show: KTM Freeride E-SM and E-SX

    • 21.4bhp electric supermoto • Legal for A1 licence holders aged 16 • Lightweight and punchy performance The Freeride E-SM is the road-legal version of the Freeride E-SX motocross bike...

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  • Cologne Show: New Triumph Bonnevilles

    30 September 2014 by MCN

    Cologne Show: New Triumph Bonnevilles

    Bonneville Spirit edition • T100 based retro • Chopped mudguards • Minimalist black headlamp • £7499 Since 1959, when the Triumph Bonneville launched, riders have been customising...

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  • Cologne Show: New Kawasaki Versys 650

    30 September 2014 by MCN

    Cologne Show: New Kawasaki Versys 650

    • 649cc parallel twin • More peak power • 21 litre tank Also benefitting from a visit to the beauty parlour is the new Versys 650. Already rightly popular for being a great all-road...

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  • Cologne Show: All-new BMW R1200RS

    29 September 2014 by MCN

    Cologne Show: All-new BMW R1200RS

    • 1170cc water-cooled boxer twin • 125bhp / 92lbft • Return of the famous RS name BMW’s rush to fill every single niche in motorcycling continues at a frantic pace with this new...

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  • Cologne Show: New BMW R1200R

    29 September 2014 by MCN

    Cologne Show: New BMW R1200R

    • 1170cc water-cooled boxer twin • 125bhp / 92lbft • Conventional fork The R1200R has never really been a big hit in the UK market; it lacks the cool of the R1200GS, the touring...

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  • Cologne Show: Ducati Scrambler revealed

    29 September 2014

    Cologne Show: Ducati Scrambler revealed

    • 796cc air-cooled V-twin • 75bhp / 50.2lbft • Four versions • Full LCD dash • Custom-friendly After years of rumours, spy pictures, and multiple leaks – Ducati finally...

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  • Cologne Show: Radical Kawasaki Ninja H2

    29 September 2014 by MCN

    Cologne Show: Radical Kawasaki Ninja H2

    • 998cc supercharged inline-four • 296bhp / 115lbft (est) • 200mph+ capability • Trellis frame • Single-sided swingarm It’s been a long time coming, but there’s no doubt...

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  • Cologne Show: KTM 1290 Super Adventure

    29 September 2014 by MCN

    Cologne Show: KTM 1290 Super Adventure

    • 1301cc liquid-cooled V-twin • 160bhp / 100ftlb (est) • Bigger fairing for more protection • Semi-active suspension • Optional ‘hill hold control’ MCN showed you the 2015 KTM...

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  • Cologne Show: Suzuki’s new V-Strom 650

    29 September 2014 by MCN

    Cologne Show: Suzuki’s new V-Strom 650

    • 645cc liquid-cooled V-twin • 68bhp / 44lbft • Wire wheels • V-Strom 1000 style ‘Beak’ • Optional hard luggage The massively popular V-Strom 650 has been a real gem in the...

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  • Cologne Show: All-new Suzuki GSX-S1000

    29 September 2014 by MCN

    Cologne Show: All-new Suzuki GSX-S1000

    • 999cc inline-four • 155bhp (est) / 80lbft (est) • GSX-R1000 K5 engine • All-new chassis • 3-mode traction control If disaffected sportsbike owners need somewhere to channel...

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  • Cologne Show: Triumph Street Triple RX

    29 September 2014 by MCN

    Cologne Show: Triumph Street Triple RX

    • 675cc inline-triple • 105bhp / 50lbft • Daytona 675 tail unit • Quickshifter as standard • Seat cowl, belly pan & fly screen The naked middleweight market has been...

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  • Cologne Show: New BMW S1000RR

    29 September 2014 by BMW

    Cologne Show: New BMW S1000RR

    • 999cc, inline four-cylinder, water-cooled • 199bhp / 83.3lbft • New twin spar aluminium frame • Semi-active suspension • Restyled bodywork BMW’s superbike rivals must be...

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