New bikes

  • Flat-out on Indian’s Hooligan Scout Sixty

    08 August 2016 by Andy Downes

    Flat-out on Indian’s Hooligan Scout Sixty

    Indian motorcycles has just taken the wraps off the all-new FTR750 flat track racer but MCN was able to get a quick spin on the pre-cursor of the bike with the Super Hooligan Scout Sixty race...

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  • Indian FTR750 flat track racer revealed

    08 August 2016 by Andy Downes

    Indian FTR750 flat track racer revealed

    This is the new Indian FTR750 flattrack racer which the American company hopes can continue the onslaught against Harley-Davidson as a home-grown rival on track. The bike has been revealed at the 76th...

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  • New Yamaha XMax 250 and 400 spied

    29 July 2016 by Liam Marsden

    New Yamaha XMax 250 and 400 spied

    These spy shots, exclusive to MCN, show the new Yamaha XMax 250 and 400 undergoing testing on the roads near Milan, Italy - a big market for scooters. Despite most of the bodywork being covered, it...

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  • Video: Honda teases ADV scooter

    28 July 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Honda teases ADV scooter

    Honda surprised the motorcycle world at the Milan Show in 2015 when they unveiled their adventure scooter concept and now the bike looks one step closer to reality with the release of the above teaser...

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  • New KTM 800 Duke spied

    27 July 2016 by Andy Downes

    New KTM 800 Duke spied

    This is the new KTM 800 Duke in the closest-to-production specification yet seen. The bike will be launched as the first of a new range of parallel-twin models over the coming years.This latest spy...

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  • Honda launches new CBR250RR

    26 July 2016 by Andy Downes

    Honda launches new CBR250RR

    Honda has launched the full production version of the all-new CBR250RR in Indonesia where it will be built – but don’t get too excited if you live in Europe; we’re not getting this bike for the...

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  • Ducati 939 SuperSport: For and Against

    25 July 2016 by MCN News

    Ducati 939 SuperSport: For and Against

    The Ducati Supersport 939 range, aka Project 1312, is due to arrive in dealers mid-2017 - in light of this news, we've got two quite opposing opinions, but what do you think of this new 'sportsbike...

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  • World exclusive: New Fireblade gets radical

    20 July 2016 by Andy Downes

    World exclusive: New Fireblade gets radical

    Fresh details have emerged about next year’s Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade and it would appear the bike is getting a bigger revamp and will be even more advanced than first thought. The list of changes...

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  • Gallery: BMW R nineT Scrambler launch

    15 July 2016 by MCN News

    Gallery: BMW R nineT Scrambler launch

    Today saw the riding launch of the new BMW R nineT Scrambler take place in Germany – so here's a massive gallery to whet your appetite for the new retro mud-plugger.  See the full launch report...

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  • BMW confirm RnineT Scrambler X model

    15 July 2016 by Jon Urry

    BMW confirm RnineT Scrambler X model

    BMW UK have created the Scrambler X, which is simply an accessorised Scrambler. For £11,090 you get spoke wheels, the option of off-road tyres, LED indicators and heated grips, saving about £150 on...

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  • Launch: BMW’s R nineT Scrambler is here

    15 July 2016 by Jon Urry

    Launch: BMW’s R nineT Scrambler is here

    The BMW R nineT (which is now called the Roadster by BMW) was the surprise hit of 2014. Using an air-cooled boxer engine, BMW created a shockingly effective retro bike that not only looked amazing, it...

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  • World Exclusive: Secret new Ninja 1000

    14 July 2016 by Andy Downes

    World Exclusive: Secret new Ninja 1000

    Just when it looked like the sports-touring class was going to be left to fester, it appears  Kawasaki will join Ducati in releasing an all-new bike in that class. Patent drawings suggest...

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  • World exclusive: Royal Enfield’s secret 750

    14 July 2016 by Andy Downes

    World exclusive: Royal Enfield’s secret 750

    This is Royal Enfield’s all-new 750cc parallel twin, which was spied for the first time many months ahead of an official launch. The engine has been seen in earlier guises when it was slotted into a...

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  • The XR1R – it's one hot BOTT

    14 July 2016 by MCN News

    The XR1R – it's one hot BOTT

    This is the BOTT XR1R. Nice, isn’t it? The thought of this, some sunshine and a twisty track have got us in a right flutter. The bike is a track version of the XR1, and while the firm have released an...

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  • Can-Am release 2017 Spyders

    13 July 2016 by MCN News

    Can-Am release 2017 Spyders

    Can-Am have just released details of their new-for-2017 Spyder F3-S ‘Daytona 500’ edition. This new model has been designed and developed by BRP’s engineers to meet the need for a more sporty-inspired...

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  • Video: Honda CBR250RR teased

    11 July 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Honda CBR250RR teased

    A video has been uploaded to YouTube by TMC Blog, apparently teasing the upcoming Honda CBR250RR. The CBR250RR was first shown as a concept at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. The bike, dubbed at the time...

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  • Ducati SuperSport in detail

    06 July 2016 by MCN News

    Ducati SuperSport in detail

    Prior to World Ducati Week (WDW) the Italian firm had already revealed that they would use their 90th anniversary celebrations at last weekend’s festival to unveil two new models. While one was to be...

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  • Peter Williams to release new 'Wagonwheels'

    05 July 2016 by MCN News

    Peter Williams to release new 'Wagonwheels'

    Peter Williams Motorcycles (PWM) has announced limited production of a Mk4 version of the celebrated Mk3 Matchless G50 Arter Special race bike, 47 years after this groundbreaking machine gave Williams...

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  • AJS release new Cadwell 125 Café Racer

    03 July 2016 by James Archibald

    AJS release new Cadwell 125 Café Racer

    British bike firm AJS have released this new café racer dubbed the Cadwell 125, which is built in China along with the rest of the AJS range. Targeted at newer and younger riders, it’s suitable for 17...

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  • SPY SHOT: New Ducati Supersport S revealed

    01 July 2016 by Richard Newland

    SPY SHOT: New Ducati Supersport S revealed

    Ducati have a habit of giving the hordes of Ducatisti who make the pilgrimage to Misano for World Ducati Week a bit of an extra treat. It started in 2014 when the firm hid the Scrambler in a shipping...

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  • BMW updates F700 and F800GS range

    01 July 2016 by Andy Downes

    BMW updates F700 and F800GS range

    The F700 and F800GS ranges have been given updates for 2017 to bring them into line with imminent Euro4 regulations. Like the bigger R1200 range, these changes have been brought about by Euro4 which...

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  • BMW updates entire R1200 range

    01 July 2016 by Andy Downes

    BMW updates entire R1200 range

    BMW has revealed a range of technical updates to an array of bikes as it brings them into line with new Euro4 emissions and noise regulations with the whole of F800 range and many of the R1200 models...

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  • Honda Montesa update the 4RT260

    30 June 2016 by MCN News

    Honda Montesa update the 4RT260

    Honda Montesa have announced mild updates to its Cota 4RT260 and Race Replica 2017 models, which will be released at the beginning of September. The biggest technical difference is...

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  • Updated: 2017 KTM 390 Duke spotted

    15 June 2016 by Andy Downes

    Updated: 2017 KTM 390 Duke spotted

    This is a full production version of the 2017 KTM 390 Duke which was spotted inside the Indian factory in Pune where the bikes are manufactured by KTM partner Bajaj. Although the bike is still...

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  • Yamaha Yard Built 'Son of Time' revealed

    13 June 2016 by Andy Downes

    Yamaha Yard Built 'Son of Time' revealed

    Based on a stock XV950, this latest bike in Yamaha's Yard Built series comes from Amsterdam custom bike shop Numbnut Motorcycles but has also been done in collaboration with Dutch watchmakers TW...

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  • Royal Enfield's mad Dirty Duck debuts

    13 June 2016 by Andy Downes

    Royal Enfield's mad Dirty Duck debuts

    Indian company Royal Enfield revealed two factory-built custom bikes at the Wheels & Waves custom bike show in Biarritz, France over the weekend. The bikes were both built in the UK, and this is...

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  • Gallery: BMW Concept Lac Rose

    09 June 2016 by Richard Newland

    Gallery: BMW Concept Lac Rose

    BMW have unveiled this stunning Paris Dakar replica at Wheels & Waves, and MCN believes it's destined to be a production model for 2017, as part of BMW's new Heritage division. Underpinned by the...

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  • BMW reveal Lac Rose – a modern R80G/S

    09 June 2016 by Richard Newland

    BMW reveal Lac Rose – a modern R80G/S

    In yesterday's MCN we unveiled our vision of an R nineT-based R80G/S homage, and two further heritage models, which our sources suggest BMW have in development for release as 2017 models – and...

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  • Kawasaki reveal ‘Final Edition’ W800

    01 June 2016 by Andy Downes

    Kawasaki reveal ‘Final Edition’ W800

    Fifty years since the Kawasaki W-series was first launched the firm has announced that it will be sent out of production with a special ‘Final Edition’ model to mark the end of an era. The W800 Final...

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  • Street Triple 765 at large

    01 June 2016 by Andy Downes

    Street Triple 765 at large

    After months of hiding in a tree, one of MCN’s spy photographers has finally managed to grab a series of decent images of the all-new Triumph Street Triple 765 as it was undergoes final road...

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