New bikes

  • CCM unveil new Spitfire Scrambler

    27 May 2017 by James Archibald

    CCM unveil new Spitfire Scrambler

    CCM have unveiled their new Spitfire Scrambler at the Bike Shed Show to a packed Tobacco Docks this weekend. It comes just weeks after CCM allowed MCN to see plans for the new machine and follows on...

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  • Triumph add new colours to retro models

    25 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Triumph add new colours to retro models

    Triumph have announced new colours for their retro range of bikes, including Cranberry Red and Frozen Silver on the popular new Bobber model. The Thruxton R's Diablo Red option will be replaced by...

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  • Energica charging less

    24 May 2017 by MCN News

    Energica charging less

    Energica, the Italian company behind the Eva and Ego electric motorcycles are not yet approved as part of the UK government's Plug-In grant for electric vehicles, so they've decided to reduce the...

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  • Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and Vitpilen spied

    24 May 2017 by Richard Newland

    Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and Vitpilen spied

    Husqvarna are about to unleash a new range of bikes and these exclusive spy shots show the firm has a few surprises up its sleeve, too. Husqvarna’s trump card is that they have access to sister...

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  • Free BikeTrac with Ducati 959 Panigale

    24 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Free BikeTrac with Ducati 959 Panigale

    Ducati are giving customers who buy a new 959 Panigale before June 30th 2017 a free BikeTrac security system, which tracks the movements of the bike should it be moved without the key in the...

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  • MV Agusta tease new RVS

    17 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta tease new RVS

    Italian firm MV Agusta have relased a short video teasing a new model dubbed RVS, which stands for Reparto Veicoli Speciali, or Special Vehicles Operations in English. MV Agusta have released no...

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  • New Triumph Bonneville Bobber cruiser spied

    17 May 2017 by Richard Newland

    New Triumph Bonneville Bobber cruiser spied

    The rampant success of Triumph’s Bobber, which has even managed to eclipse the firm’s own success with the T120 Thruxton, looks to have already spawned a new model spin-off that will replace the...

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  • KTM unveil fuel-injection two-stroke models

    16 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    KTM unveil fuel-injection two-stroke models

    KTM have taken the wraps off their two new fuel injected enduro machines, the 250 EXC TPI and 300 EXC TPI. The two new models are the world's first production fuel-injected two-stroke off-road...

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  • Honda update the CRF450

    11 May 2017 by James Archibald

    Honda update the CRF450

    Honda have announced that there will be a number of updates to their CRF450R motocross bike. The bike will get an electric starter as standard for the first time, which will undoubtedly help get the...

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  • Suzuki Turbo gathers pace

    10 May 2017 by Ben Purvis

    Suzuki Turbo gathers pace

    Turbocharging is set to become widespread on future bikes as manufacturers combat emissions limits while striving for improved economy and performance. And Suzuki will be at the forefront of the...

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  • Peugeot release sporty Speedfight scooter

    09 May 2017 by James Archibald

    Peugeot release sporty Speedfight scooter

    Peugeot have released a couple of limited edition models of their popular Speedfight 50, coming in a choice of Pure or Total Sport options. The 50cc scooter is a popular choice among young riders...

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  • Jawa 350 OHC revealed

    09 May 2017 by MCN News

    Jawa 350 OHC revealed

    Czech motorcycle company Jawa have introduced a new bike powered by a 350cc single-cylinder engine, dubbed the 350 OHC. The model uses a copy of the Honda XR400 engine built by Chinese firm Shineray...

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  • Moto Morini Corsaro 1200 ZZ revealed

    09 May 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Moto Morini Corsaro 1200 ZZ revealed

    For many manufacturers, 2017 presented a challenge as the incoming Euro4 emissions meant they had two choices: tweak their non-compliant engines and extend the life of the product, or design something...

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  • 2018 KTM SX range in dealers this month

    04 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    2018 KTM SX range in dealers this month

    KTM's two-stroke and four-stroke motocross SX range will be available in UK dealers this month for those of you looking to get dirty this summer. For 2018 KTM's 85 SX machine has been updated and...

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  • Bike of the day: Triumph Street Triple

    04 May 2017 by MCN News

    Bike of the day: Triumph Street Triple

    Bikes for saleWhat’s got three cylinders and is an absolute hoot? This 2016 Triumph Street Triple, which is today’s bike of the day. Seller says “This Triumph Street Triple comes in metallic white with just one...

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  • KTM go electric

    03 May 2017 by Richard Newland

    KTM go electric

    Kings of the nutty naked are brewing an electric 390 Duke KTM could be the company that makes electric bikes a serious consideration. While electric bikes once had all the allure of a disability...

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  • New CCM Spitfire Scrambler revealed

    02 May 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    New CCM Spitfire Scrambler revealed

    CCM build on the rampant success of their Spitfire with pukka off-roader CCM first told MCN of their intention to produce a Scrambler variant of the Spitfire a few weeks ago – and now we can...

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  • BMW set to unveil F850GS

    26 April 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    BMW set to unveil F850GS

    BMW are about to unleash a powerful new F850GS in a bid to blow the fast-selling Afrcia Twin and Multistrada 950 into the weeds. With adventure bike sales still strong, one of the key growth areas is...

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  • Swiss framebuilders Egli have returned

    12 April 2017 by MCN News

    Swiss framebuilders Egli have returned

    Fritz Egli made a name for himself in the 1960s when he stormed to victory in the Swiss National Championships aboard a 1000cc Vincent that sported a frame of his own design – and he attributed the...

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  • Husky Svartpilen spied

    12 April 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Husky Svartpilen spied

    Husqvarna have turned their Svartpilen concept into reality Husqvarna unveiled their Vitpilen (White Arrow) and Svartpilen (Black Arrow) concepts three years ago, followed by two further 401 models at...

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  • CCM plan new Spitfire Scrambler

    05 April 2017 by MCN News

    CCM plan new Spitfire Scrambler

    Big sales success prompts off-road ready Scrambler CCM revealed their limited-edition Spitfire at the Carole Nash MCN Show in February – and just one week later they had sold all 150 units and the...

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  • KTM 1290 Super Adventure S: The numbers

    31 March 2017 by MCN News

    KTM 1290 Super Adventure S: The numbers

    KTM know a thing or two about making adventure bikes, and despite torrential rain during the world launch our Senior Road Tester Adam Child was impressed with the new 1290 Super Adventure S. But just...

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  • 19 years of the Yamaha R6

    31 March 2017 by MCN News

    19 years of the Yamaha R6

    Since its introduction in 1998, the Yamaha R6 has defined the supersport class, and that tradition continues in 2017, with the introduction of the new model. MCN rode the 2017 Yamaha R6 at the world...

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  • New Enfield 750 imminent

    22 March 2017 by MCN News

    New Enfield 750 imminent

    MCN have seen what appears to be a finished version of Royal Enfield’s new Continental GT750 undergoing testing in the UK, having already previously spied it being tested in Spain last year (pictured...

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  • New £6745 Harley-Davidson Street Rod

    09 March 2017 by Liam Marsden

    New £6745 Harley-Davidson Street Rod

    Harley-Davidson have taken the wraps off their latest model, the Street Rod, which is nothing to do with the 2005 liquid-cooled model of the same name, and uses a new High Output Revolution 750cc...

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  • Peugeot release special edition scooter

    06 March 2017 by James Archibald

    Peugeot release special edition scooter

    Peugeot celebrate 20 years of the Speedfight Peugeot have launched a special edition of their 50cc Speedfight scooter to mark the twentieth anniversary of the big-selling model. The scooter has...

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  • Suzuki GSX250R price announced

    02 March 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Suzuki GSX250R price announced

    The new Suzuki GSX250R, first unveiled at the Milan Show in 2016, will be available from £4299 when it reaches UK dealers in April. The new bike will also be available in a MotoGP replica colour...

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  • Suzuki GSX-S1000 2017: more power and more tech

    24 February 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Suzuki GSX-S1000 2017: more power and more tech

    The Suzuki GSX-S1000 has received a few changes for 2017 including more power and a slipper clutch With its powerful 1000cc motor, the GSX-S1000 has become a firm favourite in the super naked category...

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