New bikes

  • New entry-level Triumphs on the way

    16 August 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    New entry-level Triumphs on the way

    Triumph recently announced they had entered into a non-equity partnership with Indian motorcycle manufacturers Bajaj to “deliver a range of outstanding mid–capacity motorcycles” but they gave away...

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  • Ducati 959 Panigale Corse coming

    10 August 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Ducati 959 Panigale Corse coming

    Once again those pesky folks at the California Air Resources Board have published information online that has let slip there’s a new Ducati on the way. A few weeks ago they told us there was a new...

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  • Suzuki GSX250R: The return of the pocket rocket?

    03 August 2017 by Dan Sutherland

    Suzuki GSX250R: The return of the pocket rocket?

    I rode Suzuki's new GSX250R earlier this week. And during just one afternoon, here's how I got on... It’s got big shoes to fill This is Suzuki’s first racy 250 since the two-stroke RGV250 and Japanese...

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  • BMW's radical new S1000RR

    03 August 2017 by Richard Newland

    BMW's radical new S1000RR

    BMW is about to rip the superbike sector apart with a major makeover of its S1000RR. Since the sports missile landed in 2010 the Japanese and Italians have been busy catching up. The playing field is...

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  • Honda announce 2018 CRF250R

    31 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Honda announce 2018 CRF250R

    After releasing a short teaser video last week, Honda have announced a new CRF250R for 2018 with a ground-up design that incorporates a new engine, better chassis and electric start as...

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  • Suzuki announce 2018 RM-Z450 details

    28 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Suzuki announce 2018 RM-Z450 details

    Following its recent launch, Suzuki have announced the price of the new 2018 RM-Z450 motocross bike. The new machine will hit UK dealerships in September and will be available for £6,999 - £400 more...

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  • Naked Honda Fireblade on the way

    27 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Naked Honda Fireblade on the way

    The current CB1000R is nearly 10 years old, which is almost geriatric in the fast-moving world of super-nakeds. But rumours from Japan suggest that Honda will unveil a new one at this year’s Milan...

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  • Multistrada to get capacity increase

    27 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Multistrada to get capacity increase

    Documents published by the California Air Research Board have revealed that there is a new larger-capacity Multistrada on the way. They list three new models of ‘Multistrada 1260’, with all three...

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  • Indian reveal 2018 range

    27 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Indian reveal 2018 range

    Indian Motorcycles have revealed their full line-up of 2018 bikes, including three new models in the Scout Bobber, Roadmaster Elite and Springfield Dark Horse, to bring the total number of models up...

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  • Bigger BMW F700GS on the way

    26 July 2017 by MCN News

    Bigger BMW F700GS on the way

    BMW look set to back up a bigger and better F800GS with a bigger and better F700GS! MCN spied a new F800 – believed to be gaining 50cc - in April this year, so it’s not a huge surprise that our spy...

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  • Video: Honda tease new motocross model

    25 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Honda tease new motocross model

    Honda have released a 26-second video clip titled 'Absolute Holeshot' teasing a new motocross model, with full details to be revealed on July 31. The video gives very little away, with quick glimpses...

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  • Piaggio expand MP3 range

    24 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Piaggio expand MP3 range

    Piaggio have expanded their three-wheel MP3 model range with the introduction of the MP3 300 Sport LT and MP3 500 Sport LT — both of which are entry level models with fewer features than their current...

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  • New Africa Twin Rally created

    19 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    New Africa Twin Rally created

    An Italian-built Africa Twin Rally special-edition caused a stir last week when a corporate video seemed to show Honda’s new version of the popular adventure bike.  The truth is slightly more...

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  • Indian Scout Bobber unveiled

    15 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Indian Scout Bobber unveiled

    When it comes to discreet or blacked-out bikes, Indian don’t really spring to mind- they’re much more famous for chroming everything and leather tassels, so customers have been taking matters into...

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  • Ninja 650 and Z650 get new colour schemes

    13 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Ninja 650 and Z650 get new colour schemes

    Kawasaki have announced new paint schemes for the Ninja 650 and Z650 models for 2018. The faired and sporty-looking Ninja 650 will be available in a new Pearl Strom Grey and also a Candy Plasma Blue...

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  • New Yamaha X-Max 400 announced

    13 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    New Yamaha X-Max 400 announced

    Yamaha have unveiled the new X-Max 400, set for release in autumn 2017, which the firm says has better comfort, performance and practicality than ever before. The 400cc liquid-cooled single cylinder...

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  • KTM RC390 updated for 2017

    12 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    KTM RC390 updated for 2017

    KTM have announced a host of changes for the 2017 RC 390 sportsbike, including a new ride-by-wire throttle, side-mounted exhaust and power assist slipper clutch. KTM say the new ride-by-wire throttle...

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  • Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition unveiled

    11 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition unveiled

    All good things must come to an end, or so the Chaucer saying goes. In this case, it’s true – the Panigale line is coming to a close, so Ducati have honoured it with a bang by releasing the 1299...

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  • Spy shots! New MT-07 adventure bike spotted

    05 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Spy shots! New MT-07 adventure bike spotted

    Yamaha are about to unleash an affordable and funky new MT-07 adventure bike. Yamaha showed the T7 concept at last year’s Milan Show in November, claiming it was imbued with ‘the Ténéré spirit’ –...

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  • MV Agusta Brutale 800 America revealed

    04 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta Brutale 800 America revealed

    To coincide with the America's Independence Day, MV Agusta unveiled the special edition Brutale 800 America. The limited edition model - the first 50 of which will be sent to the States - will...

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  • Ducati V4 Exposed

    28 June 2017 by Richard Newland

    Ducati V4 Exposed

    Rumours of a MotoGP-derived V4 road-going Ducati superbike have been doing the rounds for years. But that’s all they were... rumours. Until now! These latest spy pictures show once and for all that...

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  • CCM Spitfire Cafe Racer added to line-up

    27 June 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    CCM Spitfire Cafe Racer added to line-up

    CCM have expanded their newly created Spitfire model line to include a new Café Racer variant. The Café Racer shares the same engine and chassis as the original Spitfire but it has clip-on handlebars,...

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  • 'Final Edition' Ducati 1299 Panigale specs LEAKED

    23 June 2017 by James Archibald & Maria Vallahis

    'Final Edition' Ducati 1299 Panigale specs LEAKED

    With Ducati expected to release an all-new V4 superbike replacement for the 1299 Panigale, to go on sale in 2018, it was equally inevitable that they would build a Final Edition Panigale. An official...

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  • Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro launched

    20 June 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro launched

    Over the last few years the Ducati Multistrada 1200 has steadily transformed itself from a bulbous sports tourer into a credible off-road machine and now it’s taking another step towards the dirt. The...

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  • Ducati unveil new Scrambler Mach 2.0

    15 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Ducati unveil new Scrambler Mach 2.0

    Ducati have unveiled a new Scrambler variant at the Wheels and Waves event in Biarritz called the Scrambler Mach 2.0 as well as an updated version of the Full Throttle. The Mach 2.0 features lower,...

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  • Husqvarna unveil updated FS 450 Supermoto

    13 June 2017 by James Archibald

    Husqvarna unveil updated FS 450 Supermoto

    Husqvarna have announced updates to their FS 450 Supermoto motorcycle. The 2018 machine gets a new slipper clutch that was developed by Suter Industries helping to keep the bike stable under hard...

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  • Yamaha MT-03 and R3 get updated colours

    13 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Yamaha MT-03 and R3 get updated colours

    Yamaha's A2 licence-friendly MT-03 and R3 will both be available in new colours from August 2017. The MT-03 gets the same grey and yellow Night Fluo paintscheme as seen on other models in the MT...

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  • MV Agusta RVS unveiled

    13 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta RVS unveiled

    MV Agusta have taken the wraps off their new RVS after teasing the new bike in a Youtube clip released in May. Starting out with a standard MV Agusta Dragster 800, the weight of the new model is 160kg...

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  • Kawasaki announce updates to the KX250F

    08 June 2017 by James Archibald

    Kawasaki announce updates to the KX250F

    Kawasaki have announced updates to their KX250F for the 2018 model.  The changes include revisions to the suspension that sees adjustments to the rear shock and some new components being used in...

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  • Gogoro Smartscooter 2 announced

    31 May 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Gogoro Smartscooter 2 announced

    We first got really excited about Gogoro a little over six months ago when we met with some of the team at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. They showed us the Smartscooter, a clever little electric...

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  • Husqvarna update Motocross range

    31 May 2017 by James Archibald

    Husqvarna update Motocross range

    Alongside the updated Enduro range of motorcycles, Husqvarna have also revealed their 2018 Motocross range. With 8 updated models that includes both two and four-stroke machinery. One of the...

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