New bikes

  • New KTM 1290 Super Adventure spied

    11 August 2014 by Andy Downes

    New KTM 1290 Super Adventure spied

    This is a new, range-topping version of the KTM Adventure range that will get the 1301cc V-twin from the Superduke R, a larger fuel tank and even more sophisticated electronics so it can sit above the...

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  • Indian launch new Indian Scout

    04 August 2014 by Steve Hunt

    Indian launch new Indian Scout

    Indian Motorcycles launched the 2015 version of their iconic Scout at the Sturgis motorcycle rally yesterday. It's the first, all-new Scout for over 70 years. The 1133cc, V-Twin weighs in...

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  • Harley-Davidson reveals new Road Glide

    01 August 2014 by Andy Downes

    Harley-Davidson reveals new Road Glide

    Three weeks after MCN scooped spy shots of the 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide shooting a new brochure then official images have been released by the firm. The new Road Glide is the latest model to...

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  • New Yamaha R6 rumoured for 2015

    01 August 2014 by MCN

    New Yamaha R6 rumoured for 2015

    If Yamaha’s YZF-R1 is getting on a bit, having not had a major facelift since 2009, its supersport R6 brother is now positively ancient. Its last notable tweak was revealed in 2007 when the ’08-spec...

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  • New Yamaha R1 on the way

    31 July 2014 by MCN

    New Yamaha R1 on the way

    Yamaha is just three months away from unveiling a completely new YZF-R1 superbike that it hopes will have the same class-defining impact the original 1998 model had when it was launched. The new bike...

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  • Indian Roadmaster revealed

    28 July 2014 by MCN

    Indian Roadmaster revealed

    This weekend will see Indian – America’s first motorcycle company – unveil the latest addition to their growing Chief range, a full-spec tourer named Roadmaster. Intended as the new benchmark in...

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  • 2015 Victory Magnum revealed

    28 July 2014 by MCN

    2015 Victory Magnum revealed

    This is the latest in a long line of boldly styled Victory motorcycles to emerge from the factory in recent years. The most gaudy and garish designs to sit in the range have previously been released...

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  • Who says electric bikes are only for geeks?

    15 July 2014 by Andy Downes

    Who says electric bikes are only for geeks?

    Hot on the heels of Harley’s surprisingly-cool LiveWire, new start-up electric bike company Lito has gone into production with this stunning-looking bike called the Sora, with claims of a 119mph top...

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  • Indian Chief 2015 colour changes

    14 July 2014 by Andy Downes

    Indian Chief 2015 colour changes

    Indian has shown off the first of the new 2015 models with a raft of colour changes including red, blue and green with cream contrasts for the Chief and Chieftain range of three bikes. Two tone colour...

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  • Naked Suzuki GSR1000 on the way

    10 July 2014 by Andy Downes

    Naked Suzuki GSR1000 on the way

    Suzuki’s new bike resurgence is set to accelerate in style in just three months’ time, as the firm unveils a naked version of its GSX-R1000 superbike. According to MCN sources in Japan, the new bike...

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  • Spy Shots: K1600 ‘Bagger’ spied

    05 July 2014 by Andy Downes

    Spy Shots: K1600 ‘Bagger’ spied

    This is a new BMW K1600 bagger spied testing at a top-secret test track last week and signals a new direction for the straight-six engine first seen in the K1600GT and GTL, launched in 2011. While...

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  • New Suzuki DR200S for US

    02 July 2014 by MCN

    New Suzuki DR200S for US

    Suzuki has recently unveiled their 2015 off-road range, which includes the DR200S you see here. The DR200S uses a 199cc air-cooled engine which should provide enough punch for town riding without...

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  • Harley-Davidson Livewire: First Test

    24 June 2014 by Steve Hunt

    Harley-Davidson Livewire: First Test

    When the news broke last week that Harley-Davidson - that American bastion of tradition, big cubes, petrol and iron - had a ready-to-ride all-electric naked roaster waiting in the wings, we were as...

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  • 500cc two-stroke for £60,000

    23 June 2014 by MCN

    500cc two-stroke for £60,000

    If you hanker after 500cc two-strokes and have £60,000 burning a hole in your wallet then the Ronax 500 might be your ideal track bike. The Ronax, built in Germany, is powered by a two-stroke V4,...

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  • Video: Harley-Davidson Livewire in New York

    23 June 2014 by MCN

    Video: Harley-Davidson Livewire in New York

    Harley-Davidson has just released this video showing a group of Livewires - their new electric bike - being ridden through the streets of New York. Harley claims the bike makes the equivalent of 74bhp...

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  • Harley goes electric with Livewire

    19 June 2014 by Andy Downes

    Harley goes electric with Livewire

    Harley-Davidson has now officially released information and images on the all-new Livewire which is the firm’s first foray into the world of electric power and also makes it the first mainstream...

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  • Return of the Urban Tiger Fireblade

    17 June 2014 by MCN

    Return of the Urban Tiger Fireblade

    Honda Racing rocked up to Snetterton at the weekend with Julien Da Costa riding an Urban Tiger liveried Fireblade, enough to get any red-blooded Fireblade fan reminiscing about the second-generation...

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  • Special edition Suzuki GSR750

    17 June 2014 by Andy Downes

    Special edition Suzuki GSR750

    Suzuki has announced a new ‘factory’ special GSR750 and it will be available immediately. The bike features a new blue and white colour scheme and gets a Yoshimura R11 silencer along with a standard...

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  • New Hesketh 24 unveiled

    13 June 2014 by Richard Newland

    New Hesketh 24 unveiled

    These are the first images of the all-new Hesketh 24, unveiled this morning at the firm’s headquarters. It is the first new Hesketh to be produced under the ownership of Paul Sleeman, who bought the...

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  • Updated KTM 1190 Adventure spied

    11 June 2014 by Andy Downes

    Updated KTM 1190 Adventure spied

    KTM is set to change its 1190 Adventure model to more directly tackle the class-dominating BMW R1200GS, as these new spy shots reveal. The bike is still relatively new, having been launched at the...

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  • Video: Yamaha MT-09 Street Tracker

    11 June 2014 by MCN

    Video: Yamaha MT-09 Street Tracker

    Following on from the Street Rally version of the MT-09, Yamaha has today revealed the MT-09 Street Tracker. The Street Tracker comes with an aluminium front numberboard, short carbon mudguard,...

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  • New Yamaha MT-09 Street Tracker unveiled

    11 June 2014 by Richard Newland

    New Yamaha MT-09 Street Tracker unveiled

    Exactly one year to the day since Yamaha unveiled their new MT-09, the firm has unveiled the third bike in the 09 family, making it a triplet of triples, and bolstering the MT family to a stable of...

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  • BMW's naked revolution

    06 June 2014 by Andy Downes

    BMW's naked revolution

    BMW revealed this stunning, hardcore boxer-engined roadster in Italy last weekend with bosses promising the production version will be on sale within a year. The Concept Roadster is a vision of the...

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  • Vertemati reborn

    06 June 2014 by Michael Neeves

    Vertemati reborn

    Niche Italian manufacturer Vertemati, best known for wild off-roaders and supermotos, is back and planning three new road bikes, starting with this Infect NVR1 super naked. Powered by the firm’s own...

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  • New Monster 800 revealed

    28 May 2014 by Andy Downes

    New Monster 800 revealed

    This is the new water-cooled Monster 821 which joins the range below the recently launched 1200 version to replace the outgoing Monster 796. The bike is powered by the 821cc Testastretta 11 V-twin...

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  • Yamaha release stunning new MT-125

    07 May 2014 by Richard Newland

    Yamaha release stunning new MT-125

    Yamaha's recently launched MT-09 and MT-07 have certainly captured the UK’s imagination with their blend of affordability and old-school simple riding pleasure, and now Yamaha has released another new...

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  • All-new Ariel prototype spied testing

    01 May 2014 by MCN

    All-new Ariel prototype spied testing

    An eagle-eyed MCN reader snatched this exclusive spy shot of the prototype Ariel roadster undergoing testing close to the firm's Somerset factory. The picture reveals the bike has much more...

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  • BMW S1000F: Have your say

    03 April 2014 by MCN

    BMW S1000F: Have your say

    BMW's new S1000-based adventure sports bike has been spied testing in Germany and appears to be finished in terms of styling. So what do you think - do we need an inline four adventure sports...

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  • Ducati's first stab at a retro bike

    02 April 2014 by Liam Marsden

    Ducati's first stab at a retro bike

    Ducati looks set to join the retro class within just a few months after a Scrambler test mule was spotted undergoing tests on the roads recently. Ducati may be a little late to the recent retro trend,...

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