New bikes (Jan - Dec 2017)

  • Suzuki SV650X unveiled

    07 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    Suzuki SV650X unveiled

    Suzuki appear to have taken the year off after their flurry of activity for 2017 new models. Heading into 2018 the only new model is this attractive, but hardly ground-breaking, new...

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  • MCN Live from Milan: Eicma 2017

    06 November 2017 by MCN News

    MCN Live from Milan: Eicma 2017

    We are currently in Milan, Italy, preparing to give you all the latest from the leading motorcycle manufacturers and what they have in store for 2018. Below is our live feed from the week's events,...

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  • Yamaha MT-07 and MT-09 SP double threat

    06 November 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Yamaha MT-07 and MT-09 SP double threat

    The MT range has been an enormous success for Yamaha thanks to a pair of great engines, fantastic styling and competitive pricing. For 2018 they’ve improved the range even further with an update on...

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  • Honda CB1000R - Blade undressed

    06 November 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Honda CB1000R - Blade undressed

    After teasing us with the Neo Sports Café concept, Honda have released the CB1000R – a sports derived naked that eschews its RR heritage. The styling is radical - dominated by modernist brushed steel...

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  • Honda Africa Twin Adventure – bigger & bolder

    06 November 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Honda Africa Twin Adventure – bigger & bolder

    Honda’s Africa Twin has been a popular seller but it’s been found wanting for serious long distance off-road travel because it’s heavy, it’s down on power and lacks the comforts of the big super...

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  • Moto Morini Scrambler gets complete redesign

    06 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Moto Morini Scrambler gets complete redesign

    For 2018 the Moto Morini Scrambler has been completely redesigned, including a completely new trellis frame and trellis swingarm. The new Scrambler takes inspiration from off-road bikes from the 1970s...

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  • MV Agusta reveal another RC

    06 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta reveal another RC

    MV Agusta have just unveiled another RC model for 2018 - the Brutale 800 RC. The  unveiling comes after RC variants of the Dragster 800, F4 and F3 were all announced, as well as a limited edition...

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  • Ducati reveal new 2018 Panigale V4

    05 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    Ducati reveal new 2018 Panigale V4

    Ducati superbikes have long been defined by their resolute gun-sticking V-twin format, with the pursuit of chassis perfection and light weight over multi-cylinder peak power. But this bike, the new...

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  • Special Moto Morini Corsaro Ti22 revealed

    05 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Special Moto Morini Corsaro Ti22 revealed

    Alongside the new Milano, Moto Morini have also revealed a one-off special inspired by the endurance racers of the 1970s. Called the Corsaro Ti22, the bike is the first special Morini have built based...

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  • Moto Morini Milano unveiled

    05 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Moto Morini Milano unveiled

    Italian manufacturer Moto Morini have just taken the wraps off the Milano, a new model which the firm say is a new take on the classic 31/2. The new model is powered by the Bialbero Corsa Corta 1187cc...

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  • Royal Enfield release shortest teaser yet

    03 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Royal Enfield release shortest teaser yet

    07.11.17 #RoyalEnfield #ridepure #EICMA A post shared by Sid Lal (@sidlal) on Nov 1, 2017 at 10:04am PDT The Milan Show kicks off next week, which means we'll finally get to see many of next year's...

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  • MV get a bit more RC

    03 November 2017 by James Archibald

    MV get a bit more RC

    MV Agusta have released details of updates to the limited edition F3 675 RC and F3 800 RC motorcycles for 2018. After recently taking on changes to allow the bikes to comply with Euro 4 regulations,...

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  • MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR Pirelli unveiled

    03 November 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR Pirelli unveiled

    MV Agusta have reached a new partnership with Italian tyre manufacturer Pirelli as their sole tyre supplier for all their motorcycles. To celebrate this, MV have released the limited edition Brutale...

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  • New Norton California marks 50th anniversary

    02 November 2017 by Richard Newland

    New Norton California marks 50th anniversary

    It’s 50 years since the first Norton Commando was revealed to the world at the Earls Court Show, starting a 10-year run. It was such hot property that MCN readers voted it their bike of the year for...

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  • Video: BMW release F850GS teaser

    31 October 2017 by James Archibald

    Video: BMW release F850GS teaser

    BMW are the latest manufacturer to release a teaser video. Giving us just enough info of their new F850GS to keep us excited ahead of next week’s Milan show, where most of 2018’s bikes will be...

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  • Video: The Yamaha MOTOROiD lives!

    31 October 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: The Yamaha MOTOROiD lives!

    Yamaha revealed some pretty bonkers stuff at this year's Tokyo Motor Show. There was the Niken three-wheeler, which grabbed all the headlines, and the artificial intelligence-powered MOTOROiD. Yamaha...

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  • Suzuki’s V-Strom range gets GT upgrades

    30 October 2017 by James Archibald

    Suzuki’s V-Strom range gets GT upgrades

    Suzuki are making it easier to smash out those epic trips by producing GT versions of the bikes in their mile-munching V-Strom 650 and 1000 range. Essentially, the biggest difference between the GT...

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  • New MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC drops

    27 October 2017 by James Archibald

    New MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC drops

    MV Agusta have dropped the new Dragster 800 RC, announcing a number subtle tweaks to the engine for 2018. Gearing has been improved throughout the engine to help reduce noise emissions across the...

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  • Video: Triumph Tiger teaser

    27 October 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Triumph Tiger teaser

    With the start of the Milan motorcycle show less than two weeks away, Triumph have released a teaser video for the new Tiger they will unveil there – although they don't say exactly which model of...

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  • National Motorcycle Museum Live

    26 October 2017 by Justin Hayzelden

    National Motorcycle Museum Live

    The National Motorcycle Museum is based around the largest collection of British motorcycles in the world and features examples from some 171 different domestic manufacturers. The total number of...

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  • Honda’s Neo Sports Café is nearly here

    25 October 2017 by James Archibald

    Honda’s Neo Sports Café is nearly here

    Alongside the much-anticipated release of their new Gold Wing today, Honda have also whetted our appetite for new machinery with the unveileing of their Neo Sports Café Concept at the Tokyo Motor...

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  • Yamaha reveal stunning new Niken three-wheeler

    25 October 2017 by Richard Newland

    Yamaha reveal stunning new Niken three-wheeler

    One of the most dramatic bikes to be revealed at the Tokyo show this morning was this astounding production three-wheeler from Yamaha, based on the hugely popular MT-09 platform. Aiming to take the...

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  • Kawasaki unveil new-for-2018 Ninja 400

    25 October 2017 by Richard Newland

    Kawasaki unveil new-for-2018 Ninja 400

    The old Ninja 300 couldn’t haul itself through Euro4, so was killed off to make way for this new Ninja 400, boasting greater performance than its predecessor from an all-new engine and chassis – the...

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  • New Honda Gold Wing unveiled

    25 October 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    New Honda Gold Wing unveiled

    Ever since the first Gold Wing was introduced in 1975, the GL name has been seen as the zenith of full-fat touring motorcycles. But the current model has looked tired compared to rivals from BMW,...

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  • Video: Kymco tease two new scooters

    20 October 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Kymco tease two new scooters

    Another day, another teaser. Just show us the bikes already! The latest video to grace our screens comes courtesy of Taiwanese manufacturer Kymco, who will be unveiling two new scooters at the...

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  • New KTM Freeride E-XC unveiled

    19 October 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    New KTM Freeride E-XC unveiled

    KTM have just unveiled the new Freeride E-XC at Hangar-7 in Austria (a collection of all things Red Bull), which they say is their statement of intent. KTM want to sing loud and proud about ‘urban...

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  • Toro, Toro, Toro!

    18 October 2017 by MCN News

    Toro, Toro, Toro!

    Established Spanish off-road firm, Toro Trail, have launched a new adventure break, dubbed Toro Adventure, and using BMW’s R1200GS Rallye. Based in a luxurious mountain top villa, Toro Adventure is...

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  • Kawasaki Ninja 400 on the way

    18 October 2017 by Richard Newland

    Kawasaki Ninja 400 on the way

    Kawasaki have been busy building a gorgeous Z900RS and an all-new supercharged H2-based sports-tourer – both revealed by MCN last week. But if your wallet, or licence entitlement, won’t stretch...

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