New bikes (Jan - Dec 2016)

  • Four bike MV Agusta RC range for 2017

    02 November 2016 by MCN News

    Four bike MV Agusta RC range for 2017

    MV Agusta have been trotting out the number 37 for much of the 2017 range, along with a few choice upgrades to form a four-bike ‘RC’ line-up of race-replicas. RC stands for Reparto Corse – Italian for...

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  • Kawasaki reveal new Z1000 R Edition for 2017

    26 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Kawasaki reveal new Z1000 R Edition for 2017

    Kawasaki have just revealed an 'R Edition' version of their naked Z1000 street bruiser as a new-for-2017 model. The new bike (surely they should have called it the Z1R?) is fully Euro4 compliant,...

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  • It's official! Suzuki confirm two new 250s

    24 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    It's official! Suzuki confirm two new 250s

    Last week’s CIMA show in China saw Suzuki unveil two new 250s for the Chinese market, the GSX250R and DL250 V-Strom. While China and the other Pacific Rim countries are often flooded with new...

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  • Honda CBF190X unveiled in China

    24 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Honda CBF190X unveiled in China

    Honda unveiled a new small-capacity adventure bike at the China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition in Chongqing; the Honda CBF190X. The bike is powered by a 184c SOHC air-cooled single cylinder...

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  • 7 forgotten adventure bikes

    22 October 2016 by Phil West

    7 forgotten adventure bikes

    With all the buzz over the new Africa Twin, you may have forgotten about these... Honda XL1000V Varadero 2001-2010 With all the hoopla over Honda’s new Africa Twin it’s easy to forget its...

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  • Video: Ducati tease new Scrambler Cafe Racer

    21 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Ducati tease new Scrambler Cafe Racer

    A video released by Ducati earlier this week teased a new variant of the Scrambler, named the Desert Sled, and another video now confirms the introduction of the Scrambler Cafe Racer for 2017. TOP...

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  • New GS models confirmed

    19 October 2016 by MCN News

    New GS models confirmed

    MCN recently got a sneak glimpse of three new GS models set to be unveiled at EICMA next month – starting with a new, ‘R80G/S-inspired’ version of the popular R nineT. At the exclusive LA press event,...

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  • New Yamaha X-Max 300 scooter

    18 October 2016 by James Archibald

    New Yamaha X-Max 300 scooter

    Yamaha have announced a new maxi scooter for 2017. The X-Max 300 will replace the X-Max 250 – and boasts a new engine and spec. Powering the scooter is a 292cc single-cylinder engine that features...

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  • Video: Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled incoming

    18 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled incoming

    Ducati have released a 14 second video teasing the release of the new Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled at the upcoming EICMA Show in November. Little of the new bike is revealed, with most of the video...

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  • Want an R1M? Go online now

    12 October 2016 by James Archibald

    Want an R1M? Go online now

    Orders for Yamaha's latest R1M are being taken now, but you'll have to go online rather than taking a trip to your local showroom. Potential customers have until the end of February to register...

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  • MV Agusta unveil F3 RC

    12 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta unveil F3 RC

    MV Agusta has taken the wraps off the special edition F3 RC race replica, available on both 675 and 800 models, and limited to just 350 units. RC is short for Reparto Corse, or Racing Department, as...

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  • New bikes from USA

    11 October 2016 by Jon Urry

    New bikes from USA

    American motorcycle company UM Motorcycles have started to import their range of small capacity bikes into Europe. While the firm is based in Miami, Florida, the bikes are built in India and China.

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  • Segoni G800 Oro unveiled

    11 October 2016 by Jon Urry

    Segoni G800 Oro unveiled

     This knockout machine has been built by Italian company Segoni and is called the Oro due to the fact its frame is plated in 24-karat gold! Powered by a Kawasaki Z800 engine, the Oro not only has...

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  • Midalu 2.5 litre V6 unveiled

    11 October 2016 by Jon Urry

    Midalu 2.5 litre V6 unveiled

    This stunner from Midalu isn’t for the weak-hearted. Not only does its 2.5-litre V6 engine make 200bhp, the bike also costs a massive 120,000 Euros! “This bike has been 11 years in development as we...

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  • Horex are back, again

    11 October 2016 by Jon Urry

    Horex are back, again

    German motorcycle manufacturer Horex have started producing two versions of their VR6 powered road bikes. Once a famous global brand, Horex started building bikes in 1923 and in the mid-1950s they...

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  • Mondial return

    11 October 2016 by MCN News

    Mondial return

    Italian motorcycle manufacturer Mondial is back in business, albeit producing small capacity bikes built in China. While the Mondial name is still owned by the Boselli family, the rights to use it...

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  • New BMW G310 GS revealed

    11 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    New BMW G310 GS revealed

    While BMW were busy unveiling their latest new models at the huge Intermot motorcycle show in Cologne, Germany – our spy snapper was chasing their test riders on German roads to capture a new bike BMW...

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  • BMW reveal new K1600B bagger

    11 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    BMW reveal new K1600B bagger

    BMW Motorrad have just whipped the covers off their new K1600B bagger in America – the market that asked for this version, and where the firm will undoubtedly sell the most of this quirky...

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  • New Yamaha R World teaser video

    04 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    New Yamaha R World teaser video

    Despite all the new model launches at Intermot today, the bike teased in the first R World video was not shown. Yamaha instead released a new teaser video, revealing the launch date of the new model...

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  • Intermot: Ducati SuperSport revealed

    04 October 2016 by Jon Urry

    Intermot: Ducati SuperSport revealed

    Ducati’s two new SuperSport models mark a significant change of direction  for the traditionally sportsbike-focused Italian powerhouse. These bikes, according to the factory, “blend Ducati’s...

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