New bikes (February 2015)

  • Are Brough Superior doing the right thing?

    26 February 2015 by MCN

    Are Brough Superior doing the right thing?

    Revived Brough Superior will have its first all-new bike in 75 years on its way to customers by the end of the year. Are they doing the right thing by putting a modern twist on an old label? Are they...

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  • New R1 launch today!

    23 February 2015 by Michael Neeves

    New R1 launch today!

    MCN Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves is at the launch of Yamaha’s eagerly-awaited R1 launch at the Eastern Creek circuit in Sydney, Australia today. It’s the first new R1 for six years and will cost...

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  • First Ride: Yamaha XJR1300 Racer

    22 February 2015 by Michael Neeves

    First Ride: Yamaha XJR1300 Racer

    Senior Road Tester Michael Neeves is in Australia for the launch of the new XJR1300 Racer. Here are his initial impressions: Yamaha has taken the out-going XJR1300 ‘musclebike’, left the basics alone,...

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  • New 2017 Triumph Speed Triple Spied

    21 February 2015 by Andy Downes

    New 2017 Triumph Speed Triple Spied

    Updated Speed Triple gets a host of makeovers but its still 18 months away from a showroom Pictures by S. Baldauf/SB-Medien Triumph’s best-selling Speed Triple range is set for a hefty makeover as...

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  • Video: Birth of a Multistrada

    20 February 2015 by MCN News

    Video: Birth of a Multistrada

    If you've ever wondered how a bike is transformed from lumps of metal, plastic and rubber into something far more rideable, this latest short video from Ducati will give you a window inside the Borgo...

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  • First ride: Aprilia Caponord Rally

    20 February 2015 by Andy Davidson

    First ride: Aprilia Caponord Rally

    Aprilia’s Caponord Rally is currently being put through its paces in Sardinia by MCN’s Andy Davidson. Here are his first impressions: “Rewind back to 2013 when Aprilia originally launched the 1200cc...

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  • Which model defines the modern superbike?

    20 February 2015 by MCN

    Which model defines the modern superbike?

    This week sees the world launch of the all-new YZF-R1 – a model that has helped define the very essence of the litre-class sportsbike for the last 17 years. But which model defines the modern...

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  • Colour changes complete Honda 2015 line-up

    16 February 2015 by Andy Downes

    Colour changes complete Honda 2015 line-up

    Honda has announced a raft of colour changes to complete the line-up of 2015 models with five models updated. The CBR500R gets a new Millennium Red paintscheme for 2015, the MSX125 is now available in...

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  • Triumph Explorer special editions

    16 February 2015 by Andy Downes

    Triumph Explorer special editions

    Triumph has announced a limited run of special edition versions of the Tiger Explorer XC model with just 50 examples of each being made available. The two models have been designed to celebrate the...

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  • Indian launches Chief Dark Horse in London

    16 February 2015 by Andy Downes

    Indian launches Chief Dark Horse in London

    Indian motorcycles have continued the firm’s relaunch with the unveiling of the Chief Dark Horse at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show at the weekend. The unveiling was the first time the bike...

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