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  • Intermot: BMW K1600GT revised for 2017

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: BMW K1600GT revised for 2017

    The K1600GT hasn’t avoided the magic wand for 2017 either, with the class-defining 1649cc inline-six now being Euro4 compliant, with no change to its output of 160bhp and 129ftlb of torque. But the...

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  • Intermot: BMW R nineT Pure joins retro range

    04 October 2016 by MCN News

    Intermot: BMW R nineT Pure joins retro range

    Joining the ever-growing R nineT family aongisde the Racer is this, the base model in the line-up, dubbed the ‘Pure’. Stripped of all bells and whistles, it’s the most similar in style to the original...

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  • Intermot: Updates to BMW S1000 range

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: Updates to BMW S1000 range

    The S1000 range has been a phenomenal success for BMW. Kicking off in 2010 with the original S1000RR, that bike has continued to evolve, keeping it at the sharpest end of the superbike sector, while...

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  • New Aprilia Tuono 125 unveiled

    04 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    New Aprilia Tuono 125 unveiled

    Five years after the launch of the four-stroke RS4 125 sportsbike, Aprilia has taken the wraps off the Tuono 125. The new Tuono 125 is powered by the same 124cc DOHC single-cylinder four-stroke engine...

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  • Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon revealed

    04 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon revealed

    Joining the standard Moto Guzzi Audace for 2017 will be the new Audace Carbon which, as the name suggests, features carbon bodywork as well as improved ergonomics. The Audace Carbon doesn't feature...

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  • Revised Aprilia RSV RF and Tuono V4 for 2017

    04 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Revised Aprilia RSV RF and Tuono V4 for 2017

    Both the Aprilia RSV4 and Tuono V4 1100 receive updates for 2017, with the Italian manufacturer claiming the RSV4 is one second a lap faster than the ourgoing model. Engines in both models are noew...

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  • Husqvarna 701 gets updated engine for 2017

    29 September 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Husqvarna 701 gets updated engine for 2017

    Husqvarna's 701 Supermoto and Enduro models will be updated for 2017 with a new engine, increasing power and bringing the bikes inline with new Euro4 regulations. TOP STORIES Motorcyclists go dapper...

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  • New BMW K1600GTL spied

    29 September 2016 by MCN News

    New BMW K1600GTL spied

    This is BMW’s 2017 K1600GTL super-tourer in all its glory, scooped just days ahead of its anticipated unveiling in Germany at next week’s Intermot show in Cologne. The class-defining inline-six...

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  • Triumph celebrate 10 years of the Street Triple

    26 September 2016 by James Archibald

    Triumph celebrate 10 years of the Street Triple

    Triumph are celebrating the Street Triple's tenth birthday by creating the three brilliant special editions. The bikes will all feature a special paint scheme in association with 8Ball paint shop, who...

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  • New Yamaha R6 on the way?

    20 September 2016 by James Archibald

    New Yamaha R6 on the way?

    Yamaha have released a new video that hints at a new mid-capacity sportsbike being readied in the wings ahead of a 2017 launch. Titled R World, it’s thought that the video hints at a new R6, with the...

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  • All-new Honda Monkey 125 on the way

    20 September 2016 by Ben Purvis

    All-new Honda Monkey 125 on the way

    Even Honda have been taken aback by the success of the MSX125 since its launch in 2014 and now the firm is out to capitalise on its popularity by mixing the MSX’s usability with the classic style of...

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  • New Honda Fireblade revealed

    20 September 2016 by Richard Newland

    New Honda Fireblade revealed

    Honda will release a new CBR1000RR Fireblade for 2017, and these spy shots of a production-ready bike being ridden on track in Croatia last week finally reveal more about how the CBR will look, and...

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  • Meet Honda's new adventure scoot

    15 September 2016 by James Archibald

    Meet Honda's new adventure scoot

    Honda have confirmed that the X-ADV scooter, first shown as the City Adventure concept in Milan last year, will be going into production and have released images and a video featuring the finished...

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  • Kawasaki Z900RS retro imminent

    14 September 2016 by MCN News

    Kawasaki Z900RS retro imminent

    Kawasaki will launch a retro Z900RS in the coming weeks as it takes the fight to rivals like the Yamaha XSR900 and Triumph Thruxton, while the expected supercharged variants will follow in...

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  • Honda CB300 gets TT treatment

    14 September 2016 by MCN News

    Honda CB300 gets TT treatment

    Honda’s retro 300 TT Racer concept machine has been unveiled under the radar but is now attracting a lot of attention. Like the CX-02 it was the work of one of Honda’s outlying R&D subsidiaries.

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  • Plans revealed: Honda CB500X gets tough

    14 September 2016 by MCN News

    Plans revealed: Honda CB500X gets tough

    Honda presented the CX-02 Concept in February this year at the Auto Expo in Delhi, India, but new patents lodged suggest that it will be going into production as the new CB500X. If you missed the...

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  • Two versions of BMW C evolution incoming

    12 September 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Two versions of BMW C evolution incoming

    BMW are set to release two versions of their electric C Evolution scooter; one with an extended range and one restricted for A1 licence holders, both of which will use the same batteries as the BMW i3...

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  • Husqvarna reveals new TC50 and TC65

    02 September 2016 by LIam Marsden

    Husqvarna reveals new TC50 and TC65

    Husqvarna has revealed two new two-stroke motocross models for 2017 - the TC50 and TC65 mini motocross bikes. The TC50 is powered by a two-stroke engine using a three shaft design to bring the...

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  • MV Agusta F4Z revealed

    01 September 2016 by Andy Downes

    MV Agusta F4Z revealed

    This one-off MV Agusta F4Z has been built by famous Italian styling house Zagato for a Japanese collector who already owns rare Zagato cars. Low resolution images of the bike were mysteriously leaked...

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  • CFMoto plans a cheap 650 twin

    27 August 2016 by Ben Purvis

    CFMoto plans a cheap 650 twin

    CFMoto are revamping their range and adding this Versys-style budget 650 twin model to their line-up. Called the 650MT, the bike takes its chassis and 650cc parallel-twin engine from the firm’s...

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  • Triumph Bobber confirmed

    26 August 2016 by Ben Purvis

    Triumph Bobber confirmed

    Triumph have been developing hordes of new bikes around their water-cooled Bonneville engine family and one of the strangest will be the bobber that’s been spotted on test a couple of times in the...

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  • BMW retro range set to grow

    25 August 2016 by Ben Purvis

    BMW retro range set to grow

    At least two further versions of the BMW R nineT are set to go on sale in 2017, just as MCN exclusively revealed earlier this year. Information from emissions certification paperwork in America shows...

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  • Honda to unleash mad 750 adventure scooter

    25 August 2016 by Ben Purvis

    Honda to unleash mad 750 adventure scooter

    When Honda showed the City Adventure concept bike at last year’s EICMA show in Milan few people took it seriously. A cross between a big scooter and an adventure bike, Honda refused to reveal any...

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  • Ducati SuperSport 939 spied

    17 August 2016 by Andy Downes

    Ducati SuperSport 939 spied

    This is the first glimpse of the new Ducati SuperSport 939 in action. It’s also the first time it’s been seen since the leaked images from last month’s World Ducati Week, where the bike was previewed...

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  • SWM’s retro classic, Silver Vase 440 £4699

    16 August 2016 by MCN News

    SWM’s retro classic, Silver Vase 440 £4699

    There will be several variations on SWM’s retro classic theme, all using the same basic frame and engine. The Silver Vase faithfully replicates the street scrambler style of the early 1970s, with twin...

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  • 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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