New bikes (July 2017)

  • New Ducati V4: Unveiling date & secrets

    05 September 2017 by Richard Newland

    New Ducati V4: Unveiling date & secrets

    Ducati will unveil their new V4 engine, the Desmosedici Stradale, on September 7, ahead of the Misano MotoGP. We can only assume that because"Stradale" is Italian for road that this engine...

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  • Honda announce 2018 CRF250R

    31 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Honda announce 2018 CRF250R

    After releasing a short teaser video last week, Honda have announced a new CRF250R for 2018 with a ground-up design that incorporates a new engine, better chassis and electric start as...

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  • Suzuki announce 2018 RM-Z450 details

    28 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Suzuki announce 2018 RM-Z450 details

    Following its recent launch, Suzuki have announced the price of the new 2018 RM-Z450 motocross bike. The new machine will hit UK dealerships in September and will be available for £6,999 - £400 more...

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  • Naked Honda Fireblade on the way

    27 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Naked Honda Fireblade on the way

    The current CB1000R is nearly 10 years old, which is almost geriatric in the fast-moving world of super-nakeds. But rumours from Japan suggest that Honda will unveil a new one at this year’s Milan...

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  • Multistrada to get capacity increase

    27 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Multistrada to get capacity increase

    Documents published by the California Air Research Board have revealed that there is a new larger-capacity Multistrada on the way. They list three new models of ‘Multistrada 1260’, with all three...

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  • Indian reveal 2018 range

    27 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Indian reveal 2018 range

    Indian Motorcycles have revealed their full line-up of 2018 bikes, including three new models in the Scout Bobber, Roadmaster Elite and Springfield Dark Horse, to bring the total number of models up...

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  • Bigger BMW F700GS on the way

    26 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bigger BMW F700GS on the way

    BMW look set to back up a bigger and better F800GS with a bigger and better F700GS! MCN spied a new F800 – believed to be gaining 50cc - in April this year, so it’s not a huge surprise that our spy...

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  • Video: Honda tease new motocross model

    25 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Honda tease new motocross model

    Honda have released a 26-second video clip titled 'Absolute Holeshot' teasing a new motocross model, with full details to be revealed on July 31. The video gives very little away, with quick glimpses...

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  • Piaggio expand MP3 range

    24 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Piaggio expand MP3 range

    Piaggio have expanded their three-wheel MP3 model range with the introduction of the MP3 300 Sport LT and MP3 500 Sport LT — both of which are entry level models with fewer features than their current...

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  • New Africa Twin Rally created

    19 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    New Africa Twin Rally created

    An Italian-built Africa Twin Rally special-edition caused a stir last week when a corporate video seemed to show Honda’s new version of the popular adventure bike.  The truth is slightly more...

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  • Indian Scout Bobber unveiled

    15 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Indian Scout Bobber unveiled

    When it comes to discreet or blacked-out bikes, Indian don’t really spring to mind- they’re much more famous for chroming everything and leather tassels, so customers have been taking matters into...

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  • Ninja 650 and Z650 get new colour schemes

    13 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Ninja 650 and Z650 get new colour schemes

    Kawasaki have announced new paint schemes for the Ninja 650 and Z650 models for 2018. The faired and sporty-looking Ninja 650 will be available in a new Pearl Strom Grey and also a Candy Plasma Blue...

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  • New Yamaha X-Max 400 announced

    13 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    New Yamaha X-Max 400 announced

    Yamaha have unveiled the new X-Max 400, set for release in autumn 2017, which the firm says has better comfort, performance and practicality than ever before. The 400cc liquid-cooled single cylinder...

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  • KTM RC390 updated for 2017

    12 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    KTM RC390 updated for 2017

    KTM have announced a host of changes for the 2017 RC 390 sportsbike, including a new ride-by-wire throttle, side-mounted exhaust and power assist slipper clutch. KTM say the new ride-by-wire throttle...

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  • Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition unveiled

    11 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition unveiled

    All good things must come to an end, or so the Chaucer saying goes. In this case, it’s true – the Panigale line is coming to a close, so Ducati have honoured it with a bang by releasing the 1299...

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  • Spy shots! New MT-07 adventure bike spotted

    05 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Spy shots! New MT-07 adventure bike spotted

    Yamaha are about to unleash an affordable and funky new MT-07 adventure bike. Yamaha showed the T7 concept at last year’s Milan Show in November, claiming it was imbued with ‘the Ténéré spirit’ –...

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  • MV Agusta Brutale 800 America revealed

    04 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta Brutale 800 America revealed

    To coincide with the America's Independence Day, MV Agusta unveiled the special edition Brutale 800 America. The limited edition model - the first 50 of which will be sent to the States - will...

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