New bikes (Jan - Dec 2016)

  • Bullit reveal Hero 125

    22 December 2016 by MCN News

    Bullit reveal Hero 125

    Belgian brand Bullit have released the scrambler-styled learner legal Hero 125, which will be available in early 2017. The new Hero 125 is fuel injected and Euro4 compliant and features beefy looking...

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  • Gallery: Triumph Bonneville Bobber launch

    17 December 2016 by MCN News

    Gallery: Triumph Bonneville Bobber launch

    You're looking at one of the prettiest and most eagerly anticipated Triumphs ever. The new £10,500 Bonneville Bobber was only unveiled in October, but deposits are already gushing into dealers -...

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  • KTM's secret 790 Adventure spied

    09 December 2016 by Richard Newland

    KTM's secret 790 Adventure spied

    These are the first decent images of KTM’s next adventure bike – the 790 Adventure, which isn’t expected to arrive in dealers until early 2019. KTM CEO, Stefan Pierer, recently confirmed to MCN that...

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  • New Suzuki SV650 Scrambler

    05 December 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    New Suzuki SV650 Scrambler

    Suzuki has a new SV650 Scrambler for 2017 but it’s not for sale in the UK Suzuki have been curiously absent from the retro craze that has gripped motorcycling in the last few years. However a video...

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  • A new brand with a new bike

    02 December 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    A new brand with a new bike

    New American motorcycle manufacturers Vanguard have unveiled their first bike: the Roadster If you’ve never heard of Vanguard before do not despair as they are brand new offering. Vanguard are a new...

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  • Tasty Chinese 650 twin is just £5k

    01 December 2016 by MCN News

    Tasty Chinese 650 twin is just £5k

    This is CF Moto’s new 650MT, their third bike to be based on a 650cc engine. The previous two – the 650i and 650TR – were naked and touring bikes, while the new MT is aimed squarely at the adventure...

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  • CF Moto 650MT coming soon

    24 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    CF Moto 650MT coming soon

    The new adventure styled 650MT makes 71hp, has an 18 litre tank and is ready to tour CF Moto have released the 650MT, the third bike based on a 650cc engine to come from the Chinese manufacturers. The...

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  • Spirit Motorcycles launch with two new bikes

    24 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    Spirit Motorcycles launch with two new bikes

    Spirit Motorcycles have unveiled their two first production bikes, the GP Sport and GP Street along with two unhinged R models Spirit Motorcycles are new manufacturers that have been formed by the...

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  • All-new Aero E-Racer sparks up

    24 November 2016 by James Archibald

    All-new Aero E-Racer sparks up

    The days when Italian bikes and electronics didn't mix are long gone – and that’s good news for Aero motorcycles, who unveiled this prototype bike dubbed the E-Racer in Milan.  The E-Racer is the...

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  • New MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR announced

    24 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    New MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR announced

    MV Agusta have announced a new Brutale 800 RR, which now makes 140hp and 85Nm of torque While some of MV Agusta’s claims about the new Brutale 800 RR don’t all ring true (it’s not the most powerful...

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  • Triumph's secret retro streetfighter

    23 November 2016 by Richard Newland

    Triumph's secret retro streetfighter

    Highlights Thruxton R fork and shocks Retuned T120 engine T120 Bonneville frame Headlamps nicked straight from the 2007 Street Triple Expected to be called a Speed Twin and to arrive in late...

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  • Down & Out ‘Hold on go fast’ Bobber

    22 November 2016 by James Archibald

    Down & Out ‘Hold on go fast’ Bobber

    It didn’t take long for the chaps at Down & Out to get their hands on the new Bobber and work their magic with it. Commissioned by Triumph and unveiled at the recent EICMA show in Milan, they were...

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  • Honda Rebel unveiled – A2 friendly bobber

    18 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    Honda Rebel unveiled – A2 friendly bobber

    Honda have unveiled the Rebel – a bobber aimed at younger riders with an A2-friendly 471cc parallel twin The Honda Rebel is a whole new model targeting a whole new demographic. The Rebel is aimed at...

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  • EBR Motorcycles unveil Black Lightning

    17 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    EBR Motorcycles unveil Black Lightning

    EBR Motorcycles, founded by engineer Erik Buell, have unveiled the Black Lightning – a street focused version of their 1190SX. The Black Lightning is the first new model from EBR Motorcycles, formerly...

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  • A new breed of home-brew custom

    17 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    A new breed of home-brew custom

    Customised old bikes are ten a penny right? Well not this one. Gone is the petrol engine and about 90% of the other parts of the bike, replaced with the battery pack from a Nissan Leaf. Say hello to...

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  • Is this the bike of the future?

    16 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    Is this the bike of the future?

    It is our firm belief that concepts should be conceptual. They should be mad, far out and almost impossible to put into production – the Digimoto R1200R concept is exactly that. Digimoto is a...

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  • World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR – in detail

    16 November 2016 by Richard Newland

    World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR – in detail

    Simon Skinner is head of design at Norton, and the man from whose brain this stunning new Norton was born. He spoke exclusively to MCN last week at the Donington Hall factory last week, when we also...

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  • World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR revealed

    16 November 2016 by Richard Newland

    World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR revealed

    It’s proving impossible to look away. Despite trying to hold a coherent conversation with Stuart Garner, CEO of Norton and the man responsible for bringing the legendary British brand back into...

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  • Moto Guzzi revamp V7

    13 November 2016 by Richard Newland

    Moto Guzzi revamp V7

    The V7 gets a decent glut of changes for 2017, which both drag it into Euro4 compliance, and make it a more attractive bike to own. Available in four versions, the range comprises updated versions of...

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  • Moto Guzzi V9 revamp for 2017

    12 November 2016 by Richard Newland

    Moto Guzzi V9 revamp for 2017

    A year after the launch of the new V9 models, Guzzi have given the pair a small tickle to address early concerns over comfort, and opened up a huge range of accessories. The Roamer now has a slightly...

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  • MILAN SHOW: Mondial's plan for 2017

    11 November 2016 by Jon Urry

    MILAN SHOW: Mondial's plan for 2017

    Mondial released its future model plan at Eicma this week. The Italian firm will start production of its Café Racer 250, Supermoto 125 and Enduro 125 in 2017 before displaying a Scrambler,...

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  • MILAN SHOW: Fantic unveil Caballero

    10 November 2016 by Jon Urry

    MILAN SHOW: Fantic unveil Caballero

    Fantic displayed two prototypes at the Milan Show this week, with both models set to enter production in varying capacities in 2017. The Caballero bikes will come in two styles, a scrambler and a flat...

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  • MILAN SHOW: Moto Morini unveils Corsaro ZZ

    10 November 2016 by Jon Urry

    MILAN SHOW: Moto Morini unveils Corsaro ZZ

    Moto Morini launched a new version of its 1200cc V-twin at EICMA. The Corsaro ZZ is hand made in Italy at the firm’s factory in Trivolzio and now passes Euro4 emissions laws. As well as a restyle, the...

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  • Royal Enfield Himalayan to reach UK

    09 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    Royal Enfield Himalayan to reach UK

    Royal Enfield Himalayan in UK dealers in 2017 Royal Enfield have unveiled the Euro4 compliant Himalayan, announcing that it will be in European dealers by next year. This comes as something of a...

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  • Vespa shock Milan with Elettrica scooter

    08 November 2016 by Jordan Gibbons

    Vespa shock Milan with Elettrica scooter

      Vespa unveil Elettrica electric scooter Vespa have just unveiled the Elettrica electric scooter in Milan, hailing it as the future of mobility. Vespa say that the future of humanity will be...

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