New bikes (Jan - Dec 2014)

  • Updated KTM 1190 Adventure spied

    11 June 2014 by Andy Downes

    Updated KTM 1190 Adventure spied

    KTM is set to change its 1190 Adventure model to more directly tackle the class-dominating BMW R1200GS, as these new spy shots reveal. The bike is still relatively new, having been launched at the...

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  • Video: Yamaha MT-09 Street Tracker

    11 June 2014 by MCN

    Video: Yamaha MT-09 Street Tracker

    Following on from the Street Rally version of the MT-09, Yamaha has today revealed the MT-09 Street Tracker. The Street Tracker comes with an aluminium front numberboard, short carbon mudguard,...

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  • New Yamaha MT-09 Street Tracker unveiled

    11 June 2014 by Richard Newland

    New Yamaha MT-09 Street Tracker unveiled

    Exactly one year to the day since Yamaha unveiled their new MT-09, the firm has unveiled the third bike in the 09 family, making it a triplet of triples, and bolstering the MT family to a stable of...

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  • BMW's naked revolution

    06 June 2014 by Andy Downes

    BMW's naked revolution

    BMW revealed this stunning, hardcore boxer-engined roadster in Italy last weekend with bosses promising the production version will be on sale within a year. The Concept Roadster is a vision of the...

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  • Vertemati reborn

    06 June 2014 by Michael Neeves

    Vertemati reborn

    Niche Italian manufacturer Vertemati, best known for wild off-roaders and supermotos, is back and planning three new road bikes, starting with this Infect NVR1 super naked. Powered by the firm’s own...

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  • New Monster 800 revealed

    28 May 2014 by Andy Downes

    New Monster 800 revealed

    This is the new water-cooled Monster 821 which joins the range below the recently launched 1200 version to replace the outgoing Monster 796. The bike is powered by the 821cc Testastretta 11 V-twin...

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  • Yamaha release stunning new MT-125

    07 May 2014 by Richard Newland

    Yamaha release stunning new MT-125

    Yamaha's recently launched MT-09 and MT-07 have certainly captured the UK’s imagination with their blend of affordability and old-school simple riding pleasure, and now Yamaha has released another new...

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  • All-new Ariel prototype spied testing

    01 May 2014 by MCN

    All-new Ariel prototype spied testing

    An eagle-eyed MCN reader snatched this exclusive spy shot of the prototype Ariel roadster undergoing testing close to the firm's Somerset factory. The picture reveals the bike has much more...

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  • BMW S1000F: Have your say

    03 April 2014 by MCN

    BMW S1000F: Have your say

    BMW's new S1000-based adventure sports bike has been spied testing in Germany and appears to be finished in terms of styling. So what do you think - do we need an inline four adventure sports...

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  • Ducati's first stab at a retro bike

    02 April 2014 by Liam Marsden

    Ducati's first stab at a retro bike

    Ducati looks set to join the retro class within just a few months after a Scrambler test mule was spotted undergoing tests on the roads recently. Ducati may be a little late to the recent retro trend,...

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  • Aprilia 4Vun

    27 March 2014 by pavel

    Aprilia 4Vun

    My latest concept proposal is a crossover between the Tuono V4 and Caponord 1200. The ergonomics, wheelbase, layout and bodywork have been completely redesigned for both fun and pragmatic...

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  • Yamaha Tricity revealed

    25 March 2014 by Andy Downes

    Yamaha Tricity revealed

    This is the full production version of the all-new Yamaha Tricity; a leaning 125cc three-wheel scooter that claims to be lighter and cheaper than all the rivals in the three wheel class. The scooter...

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  • Honda shocks with new NM4 Vultus

    21 March 2014 by Andy Downes

    Honda shocks with new NM4 Vultus

    Don’t be fooled by the futuristic styling and concept bike looks, this is a full production bike from Honda called the NM4 Vultus which has just been officially announced. The looks are going to be...

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  • Horex unveils new ‘café racer’ VR6

    10 March 2014 by Andy Downes

    Horex unveils new ‘café racer’ VR6

    German firm Horex has revealed a new café racer style version of the VR6 roadster which shares the same 1218cc six-cylinder motor but gets a host of cosmetic changes for the limited edition of which...

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  • Harley-Davidson shows three new models

    10 March 2014 by Andy Downes

    Harley-Davidson shows three new models

    Harley-Davidson has shown three new models for 2014 with a new Low Rider, SuperLow 1200T and a Street Bob Special Edition. The three new models join a heavily revamped Harley-Davidson range which was...

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  • Bajaj MotoGP bike

    06 March 2014 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Bajaj MotoGP bike

    The future great competitors for the European and Japanese manufacturers will certainly be from India! A first signal could be the participation of Bajaj in MotoGP.

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  • New Ducati Diavel revealed

    03 March 2014 by Andy Downes

    New Ducati Diavel revealed

    Official images and technical data reveal that Ducati’s game-changing Diavel will benefit from a host of revisions for 2014, three years after the bike was launched to widespread acclaim for...

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  • Laverda SF-3 Concept

    25 February 2014 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Laverda SF-3 Concept

    A joint venture between Triumph and Piaggio Group may bring back to life the legendary Laverda brand. The SF-3 with the three-cylinder engine 675 may be the first step.

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  • Yamaha MT-07: What do you think?

    20 February 2014 by MCN

    Yamaha MT-07: What do you think?

    MCN's world first test of the MT-07 revealed that the new Yamaha is an incredibly inciting, vibrant and fun bike to ride. And at £5200, it's also stunning value for money. What do you think?

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  • Lotus motorcycle officially revealed

    20 February 2014 by Andy Downes

    Lotus motorcycle officially revealed

    As exclusively revealed by MCN more than five weeks ago, Lotus has taken the covers off the new motorcycle it will produce as a road bike and go on sale within months. MCN got hold of leaked...

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  • MV Agusta Dragster 800 revealed

    31 January 2014 by Andy Downes

    MV Agusta Dragster 800 revealed

    These are the first official images of the new MV Agusta Dragster 800 which cleverly wraps up the 798cc three-cylinder engine with 125bhp in the same chassis but with some new bodywork for a hardcore...

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