New bikes

  • Video: Yamaha jump on the teaser bandwagon

    18 October 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Yamaha jump on the teaser bandwagon

    Not wanting to be left out, Yamaha have now joined in the fun with the release of a teaser video teasing something on October 25 - bang in the middle of the Tokyo Motor Show. Mark October 25 on your...

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  • Yamaha’s MT-09 new model barmy

    18 October 2017 by Richard Newland

    Yamaha’s MT-09 new model barmy

    After a year of rampant success with their hot SP version of the already bonkers MT-10, the Japanese rumour mill suggests that Yamaha are on the verge of releasing an SP version of the MT-09, too. The...

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  • MV Agusta reveal new F4 RC

    18 October 2017 by Richard Newland

    MV Agusta reveal new F4 RC

    After the recent announcement of the Lewis Hamilton-designed F4 LH44, MV Agusta are battling back with another stunning new bike, following months of financial turbulence. The immediate fruits of...

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  • Zero Motorcycles get a bit more range for 2018

    17 October 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Zero Motorcycles get a bit more range for 2018

    Zero Motorcycles have now made their 2018 range a l-i-t-t-l-e bit more exciting by adding 10% more range and faster charging. The electric motorcycle manufacturer has introduced three new batteries;...

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  • Monster upgrade

    17 October 2017 by Richard Newland

    Monster upgrade

    Twenty-five years after the original M900 Monster emerged from the Ducati factory, starting a dynasty that has seen them churn out well over 300,000 Monsters since, the firm have revealed an updated...

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  • Kawasaki Z900RS will come in two versions

    11 October 2017 by Richard Newland

    Kawasaki Z900RS will come in two versions

    Kawasaki will launch a retro Z900RS at this year’s Tokyo Motorcycle Show on October 25, as the Japanese firm get set to take on the likes of BMW’s R nineT family and Yamaha’s XSR900. MCN first learnt...

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  • Alta Motors unveil Redshift EX

    11 October 2017 by MCN News

    Alta Motors unveil Redshift EX

    American electric bike builders Alta Motors have been steadily developing their line-up and now they’ve added another: the Redshift EX, an enduro version of the existing MX model. The changes are...

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  • Tacita reveal radical electric cruiser concept

    11 October 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Tacita reveal radical electric cruiser concept

    Cruisers are large, thunderous brash things – they’re not smooth and silent, so you might not think of them as primed to lead the electric revolution, but that hasn’t stopped Tactica releasing the...

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  • Crouching Tiger, hidden engine

    11 October 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Crouching Tiger, hidden engine

    When Triumph opened their new visitors centre, they regaled us with stories of legendary victories at the TT and on the saltflats but there was a distinct gap. While they’ve had off-road bikes in...

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  • Kawasaki to reveal new supercharged bike

    10 October 2017 by James Archibald

    Kawasaki to reveal new supercharged bike

    Kawasaki have got us very excited with the release of a new video that’s teasing a new supercharged motorcycle at EICMA next month. It’s that time of year when the teaser mill is turning in full...

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  • Watsonian Sidecars get, er, sporty

    09 October 2017 by James Archibald

    Watsonian Sidecars get, er, sporty

    British manufacturer Watsonian-Squire have released a new sidecar to mark the company’s 105th anniversary. Called the Flight, the sidecar has been designed to suit modern motorcycles. It features...

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  • Vespa go RED for charity

    06 October 2017 by James Archibald

    Vespa go RED for charity

    Vespa have teamed up with charitable organisation RED to produce a (Vespa 946)RED and (Vespa)RED VXL scooter. Matching the Italian flair and style with the charity’s distinctive red colour scheme is...

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  • Is there a new Speed Triple on the way?

    04 October 2017 by MCN News

    Is there a new Speed Triple on the way?

    As if a new Tiger 1200 and 800, and the Speedmaster and Bobber Black weren’t enough, our spy photographer also grabbed shots of what could be an updated Speed Triple. The styling is so close to the...

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  • Moto Guzzi ready to show new engine concept

    04 October 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Moto Guzzi ready to show new engine concept

    Tightening emissions standards are not air-cooled engines’ best friends, so it came as no real surprise when the adventure touring Stelvio quietly bowed out of Moto Guzzi’s 2017 range. While the bike...

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  • New Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster revealed

    03 October 2017 by Richard Newland

    New Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster revealed

    Reinventions of an existing model don’t get much more dramatic than this, the all-new T120-based Bonneville Speedmaster, giving existing owners and a whole new audience a serious reason to reach for...

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  • New Triumph Speedmaster unveiled today

    03 October 2017 by Liam Marsden

    New Triumph Speedmaster unveiled today

    The new Triumph Speedmaster will be officially unveiled later today, after Triumph released a teaser video in September. As is the norm with teaser videos, very little is shown of the actual bike, but...

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  • MV Agusta and Lewis Hamilton reveal F4 LH44

    28 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta and Lewis Hamilton reveal F4 LH44

    MV Agusta and Formula One star Lewis Hamilton have again teamed up to release a special edition bike, the latest one being the F4 LH44, which MV Agusta have now officially unveiled. The bike will cost...

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  • Casey Stoner tests Ducati Panigale V4

    28 September 2017 by Richard Newland

    Casey Stoner tests Ducati Panigale V4

    Casey Stoner has been testing Ducati’s new road-going V4 superbike and, judging by MCN’s exclusive images, he’s been enjoying it... a lot! The ex-MotoGP champion refuses to make a racing return, but...

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  • Norton's V4 Lives!

    22 September 2017 by Richard Newland & Oli Rushby

    Norton's V4 Lives!

    Just ten months ago Norton revealed their first prototype V4 SS to the world through MCN. It looked utterly incredible – a British superbike for the modern era, a stunning blend of mechanical...

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  • Stripped-back Blade on the way?

    19 September 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Stripped-back Blade on the way?

    Until very recently you might have been forgiven for saying that Honda are a sensible brand and perhaps you could even say they’ve been risk-averse. Then they released the X-Adv and suddenly no-one...

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  • 2018 Yamaha X-MAX 125 revealed

    13 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    2018 Yamaha X-MAX 125 revealed

    Yamaha have unveiled an updated X-MAX 125 for 2018, which brings the baby of the family in line with the larger X-MAX 300 and X-MAX 400 models. Yamaha have sold 140,000 X-MAX 125s since the model was...

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  • Teaser video all but confirms new Gold Wing

    12 September 2017 by Richard Newland

    Teaser video all but confirms new Gold Wing

    Honda USA have released the first in a series of five videos in the build up to a new product release on Tuesday, October 24. Honda don’t officially say what the model is, other than it being an...

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  • Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 coming soon

    07 September 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 coming soon

    Husqvarna first unveiled their Svartpilen (Black Arrow) and Vitpilen (White Arrow) concepts three years ago. The bikes have come a long way since then, and the range has expanded to include two...

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  • Yamaha USA reveal new bagger

    07 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Yamaha USA reveal new bagger

    Yamaha Motor Corp USA have unveiled their new 2018 bagger, the Star Eluder, although there is currently no word on whether the new model will come to the UK. The Star Eluder is powered by the...

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  • 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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  • New Iceberg White Ducati XDiavel

    04 September 2017 by Liam Marsden

    New Iceberg White Ducati XDiavel

    Ducati have released pictures of a new 2018 paintscheme for their XDiavel S; Iceberg White, and the public will be able to see the bike in the flesh at this week's Faaker See Rally in Austria. As well...

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  • Video: Listen to the new Ducati V4

    29 August 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Listen to the new Ducati V4

    We've snapped plenty of pictures of the upcoming Ducati V4 superbike, but up until now we had no idea what it sounded like, but Belgian publication Maxx Moto recently uploaded a very grainy video to...

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  • New BMW F750GS spied

    24 August 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    New BMW F750GS spied

    A few months ago we saw spy shots of a new BMW F850GS, swiftly followed by others of a new 750, too. And now our spy snappers have captured undisguised bikes on location. The two bikes have always...

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