New bikes

  • New Harley Street 750 for under £6k

    24 August 2015 by Andy Downes

    New Harley Street 750 for under £6k

    Harley-Davidson’s entry-level Street 750 will be in UK dealerships in September and has been given a host of revisions after being on sale in other markets for 18 months. The price of £5795 for the...

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  • New Triumph Tiger Sport 1050 spotted

    14 August 2015 by Ben Purvis

    New Triumph Tiger Sport 1050 spotted

    Triumph appear to be on the warpath when it comes to revamping their range and this picture reveals the Tiger Sport 1050 will also benefit from upgrades. Since Triumph canned their 250cc project to...

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  • New basic Triumph Bonnie breaks cover

    10 August 2015 by James Archibald

    New basic Triumph Bonnie breaks cover

    This is the first glimpse of the most important new variant of Triumph’s all-new Bonneville – the base model. Spy shots back in April had confirmed the existence of an all-new 1100cc Bonneville, due...

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  • Bultaco gets UK importer

    07 August 2015 by Liam Marsden

    Bultaco gets UK importer

    After relaunching earlier this year with the Brinco, historic Spanish manufacturer Bultaco has found an importer to bring the electric-assisted mountain bike into the UK. Urban Moto, who already have...

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  • Harley-Davidson Street 750 price confirmed

    05 August 2015 by MCN News

    Harley-Davidson Street 750 price confirmed

    Harley-Davidson have confirmed that their new Street 750 will arrive on UK shores in September this year, with prices starting at a shockingly reasonable £5,795 (€9,810 in Ireland). The...

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  • New Triumph Explorer spotted testing

    31 July 2015 by MCN

    New Triumph Explorer spotted testing

    Triumph’s 1215cc Tiger Explorer was the UK’s third-best-selling big bike last year, but despite its success the firm is putting the finishing touches to a heavily revamped version. Why rush to...

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  • Honda’s new CRF1000L Africa Twin revealed

    24 July 2015 by Andy Downes

    Honda’s new CRF1000L Africa Twin revealed

    Japanese giant finally reveals official details of the all-new CRF1000L Africa Twin After months of teasing and years of rumour surrounding a new Honda Africa Twin, Honda have finally taken the wraps...

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  • Video: Honda Africa Twin revealed

    23 July 2015 by Andy Downes

    Video: Honda Africa Twin revealed

    Honda is set to release full details and photos of the all-new CRF1000L Africa Twin later this week but before they’ve had a chance to do that this video appears to have leaked a little early. The...

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  • GALLERY: Yamaha XSR700

    22 July 2015 by MCN News

    GALLERY: Yamaha XSR700

    Yamaha have revealed an all-new addition to their Sport Heritage range, the XSR700, which tips its hat the iconic XS650. Take a closer look... XSR700 Highlights Two-texture leather seat Aluminium...

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  • Yamaha reveal retro-inspired XSR700

    22 July 2015 by MCN News

    Yamaha reveal retro-inspired XSR700

    Yamaha’s Sport Heritage family has spawned another member in the shape of this retrosexual new street roadster. Visually, the new XSR700 – the name pays homage to the XS650 – delivers a rather...

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  • Zec00 brings sci-fi to electric bikes

    17 July 2015 by James Archibald

    Zec00 brings sci-fi to electric bikes

    The new Zec00 is the wet dream of a child’s sci-fi fantasy. Unlike most electric motorcycle ideas, the Zec00 is using a motor from California’s Zero Motorcycles, with proven technology that is readily...

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  • Street Triple 800 on the way

    15 July 2015 by Andy Downes & Ben Purvis

    Street Triple 800 on the way

    Triumph are readying a new Street Triple roadster range, which will feature larger-capacity engines developing up to 125bhp, and a host of new technology, from digital full-colour clocks to multiple...

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  • Suzuki reveal 30th Anniversary GSX-R1000

    10 July 2015 by Andy Downes

    Suzuki reveal 30th Anniversary GSX-R1000

    Suzuki pulled the covers off a 30th Anniversary GSX-R1000 superbike at the German MotoGP event today and the bike will be available in the UK in November with a replica paint scheme as a tribute to...

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  • Horex saved

    08 July 2015 by Andy Downes

    Horex saved

    German motorcycle company Horex is returning to production after being rescued from financial ruin by a new owner, who promises finished bikes will be shown in just a few months. And these official...

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  • Triumph Bonneville Bobber revealed

    08 July 2015 by Andy Downes

    Triumph Bonneville Bobber revealed

    Triumph will release a whole new range of heritage models over the next two years, all based around a new large- capacity water-cooled parallel-twin engine, which MCN has spied being used in a wide...

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  • Video shows Honda RC213V-S warming up

    18 June 2015 by Andy Downes

    Video shows Honda RC213V-S warming up

    Video has emerged of the all-new Honda RC213V-S road-legal MotoGP replica being warmed up in the back of a truck at the recent Asama hillclimb event in Japan. The short video, shot on a camera phone,...

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  • Honda RC213V-S revealed at last

    10 June 2015 by Andy Downes

    Honda RC213V-S revealed at last

    This is the world’s first official sight of the ultra-high cost, super exclusive Honda RC213V-S; a road-legal replica of the MotoGP bikes racing in the world championship. It’s taken more than ten...

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  • 24 hours from Honda RC213V-S reveal

    10 June 2015 by Andy Downes

    24 hours from Honda RC213V-S reveal

    In roughly 24 hours from now MCN will be at the Catalunya MotoGP event to see the official unveiling of the road-replica Honda RC213V-S; the closest bike to a MotoGP racing machine available. This is...

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  • New colours for 2015 MV Agusta Brutale

    09 June 2015 by Andy Downes

    New colours for 2015 MV Agusta Brutale

    Iconic Italian manufacturer MV Agusta has given the naked Brutale range a makeover for 2015 to include new paintschemes for all models. MV has worked hard in recent years to simplify the Brutale range...

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  • Honda RC213V-S makes road debut

    03 June 2015 by MCN News

    Honda RC213V-S makes road debut

    It’s the nearest thing to a MotoGP bike with lights any factory has ever built, and a week ahead of it being wheeled out at a showcase event at the Catalunya MotoGP round, the factory set the finished...

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  • Victory Project 156 revealed

    03 June 2015 by Andy Downes

    Victory Project 156 revealed

    American firm Victory have fully revealed the all-new Project 156 racing bike that it hopes will be good enough to take a win at the famous Pikes Peak International Hillclimb later this month. The...

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  • Africa Twin spied on the road

    29 May 2015 by Andy Downes

    Africa Twin spied on the road

    Honda’s new CRF1000F Africa Twin has been spied testing on the roads near the German Research and Design centre in Frankfurt, Germany, where bikes are tested for European regulations and to carry out...

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  • Launch: Moto Guzzi Eldorado & Audace

    22 May 2015 by Adam Child

    Launch: Moto Guzzi Eldorado & Audace

    Moto Guzzi’s Eldorado and Audace are being launched today at the historic Moto Guzzi factory in northern Italy. MCN Senior Road Tester Adam ‘Chad’ Child is just about to embark on a full day's riding...

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  • Ducati Diavel Titanium arrives in UK

    14 May 2015 by Andy Downes

    Ducati Diavel Titanium arrives in UK

    The limited-edition Ducati Diavel Titanium is now in production and the first examples of the 500 being built are arriving in UK dealers. The Diavel Titanium is a new range-topping model for the...

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  • New Yamaha NMAX scooter revealed

    13 May 2015 by Andy Downes

    New Yamaha NMAX scooter revealed

    Yamaha have added a new entry-level scooter aimed at urban riders with this new NMAX 125cc with a single-cylinder four-stroke engine and sporty styling. The engine has been designed with fuel...

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  • Two new Triumph Tiger 800s revealed

    29 April 2015 by Andy Downes

    Two new Triumph Tiger 800s revealed

    Triumph have added two new Tiger 800s to expand the range to six with the firm claiming the latest two – named XRT and XCA - are more travel focussed. The two bikes have been pitched as range-toppers...

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  • New GSX-R1000 for 2016

    20 April 2015 by Richard Newland & Ben Purvis

    New GSX-R1000 for 2016

    Suzuki will launch an all-new superbike in 2016 with radical VVT engine The reinvention of Suzuki will take another massive step forward at the end of this year when the firm is expected to unveil an...

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  • Suzuki's New Turbo Secrets

    18 April 2015 by Richard Newland

    Suzuki's New Turbo Secrets

    Suzuki look set to unleash a production version of the turbo-charged Recursion concept bike. The latest patents filed by the firm suggest it will be a seriously well-engineered machine with the...

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  • BMW Scrambler is coming

    17 April 2015 by Richard Newland

    BMW Scrambler is coming

    German firm creates a cost effective new range of stylish bikes based on the R nineT BMW are on the verge of revealing a range of lower cost R nineT-based bikes, with a Scrambler version leading the...

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  • New Yamaha XV950 Racer revealed

    25 March 2015 by Andy Downes

    New Yamaha XV950 Racer revealed

    Yamaha have revealed this new XV950 Racer version of the V-twin sport heritage bikes as an additional model to join the range. Yamaha has been working over the past 18 months or so with some of the...

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