New bikes

  • BMW reveal supercharged R5 Hommage concept

    20 May 2016 by Andy Downes

    BMW reveal supercharged R5 Hommage concept

    BMW have just revealed this stunning heritage-inspired bike with a supercharged, air-cooled 500cc boxer twin yet surrounded in modern parts as a tribute to the 1936 BMW R5 model. The bike is named the...

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  • Spy video: Updated KTM 1290 Super Duke R

    19 May 2016 by Andy Downes

    Spy video: Updated KTM 1290 Super Duke R

    This is the first glimpse of the updated 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R which a professional spy photographer managed to grab while two bikes were out testing in Spain. As well as grabbing the series of...

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  • Husqvarna get brutal

    18 May 2016 by Andy Downes

    Husqvarna get brutal

    Husqvarna are preparing to unleash this savage-looking 1301 super-naked in a bid to blow bikes like the Ducati Diavel into the weeds. This is the first time we have seen anything from the Husqvarna...

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  • KTM Super Duke R sharpens up for 2017

    18 May 2016 by Andy Downes

    KTM Super Duke R sharpens up for 2017

    The bike is believed to boast enhanced electronic rider aids including cornering ABS, the latest Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) systems for monitoring wheelies, traction control and ABS. It should...

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  • BMW’s 160BHP K1600 bagger

    18 May 2016 by Ben Purvis

    BMW’s 160BHP K1600 bagger

    MCN can reveal exactly how BMW’s new K1600 bagger will look after uncovering design images well in advance of the bike’s public debut. We first caught wind that BMW were building a bagger based on the...

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  • Honda adds CB1100 spice

    12 May 2016 by Andy Downes

    Honda adds CB1100 spice

    Honda’s CB1100 Type II concept looks set to hit dealers next year. Big H has been tip-toeing around the tulips with the 1100 for a while now, but has finally decided on doing something dramatic with a...

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  • Kawasaki’s supercharged retro

    12 May 2016 by Andy Downes

    Kawasaki’s supercharged retro

    One of the most exciting prospects on the rumour mill from Japanese sources is the return of the legendary Z900 name by Kawasaki, which may boast a supercharged 900cc engine. Kawasaki have made no...

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  • New Triumph Street Cup spied

    12 May 2016 by Ben Purvis

    New Triumph Street Cup spied

    Emissions documents published for Triumph’s 2017 range in America have revealed that the new 900cc Street Twin is set to be joined by two further bikes using the same engine. One is the Bonneville...

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  • New super-sized Triumph Street Triple

    12 May 2016 by Ben Purvis

    New super-sized Triumph Street Triple

    It’s something of an open secret that Triumph’s Street Triple is set to get a larger capacity engine for 2017, as reported by MCN several times over the last six months, but this is the first clear...

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  • New Indian Chieftain Dark Horse revealed

    11 May 2016 by Andy Downes

    New Indian Chieftain Dark Horse revealed

    This is the new Indian Chieftain Dark Horse; a de-chromed and blacked out version of the massive bagger first launched in 2014. The formula for this new version of the 1811cc water-cooled V-twin...

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  • Yamaha MT-10 launch gallery

    09 May 2016 by MCN News

    Yamaha MT-10 launch gallery

    The new Yamaha MT-10 marks Yamaha's return to the ultra-competitive super naked market, as they look to take the fight to the all-conquering Europeans. The MT-10 is powered by the same engine from the...

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  • First ride: Yamaha MT-10

    07 May 2016 by Michael Neeves

    First ride: Yamaha MT-10

    It might have an R1 engine, frame, suspension and the superbike's beady twin LED headlights, but Yamaha are at pains to tell us, here at its world launch today, that the new £9999 MT-10 isn’t a naked...

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  • New Triumph Scrambler spied

    04 May 2016 by Ben Purvis

    New Triumph Scrambler spied

    This is the world’s first glimpse of the all-new Triumph Scrambler, spotted last week undergoing road development work in the UK. Long before the recent craze for retro scramblers emerged, the...

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  • New Lambretta L70 scooter teased

    03 May 2016 by Andy Downes

    New Lambretta L70 scooter teased

    The next step in the evolution of the legendary Lambretta scooter marque is being teased with this image with the full reveal of the new machine named L70 due in another few weeks. This is the first...

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  • Peugeot reveal Speedfight Total Sport

    27 April 2016 by MCN News

    Peugeot reveal Speedfight Total Sport

    Peugeot have unveiled a special 'Total Sport' edition of their new Speedfight 4, coinciding with the model's 20th year of production, and marking the manufacturer's two decades of partnership with oil...

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  • Video: Yamaha Tracer 700 revealed

    20 April 2016 by James Archibald

    Video: Yamaha Tracer 700 revealed

    The Tracer 700 will be looking to follow in the footsteps of both the MT-07 and the larger capacity MT-09 Tracer, both of which have won MCN Awards and have been a massive success for Yamaha. At...

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  • Yamaha Tracer 700 revealed

    20 April 2016 by Andy Downes

    Yamaha Tracer 700 revealed

    This is the first official glimpse of the all-new Yamaha Tracer 700 which the Japanese firm hopes will offer an extra load of practicality to the popular MT-07 range. The new Tracer model is a smaller...

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  • Husqvarna’s statement of intent

    20 April 2016 by Ben Purvis

    Husqvarna’s statement of intent

    Husqvarna parent company KTM have officially confirmed two versions of the Vitpilen road bike. Based on concepts first seen at the Milan show in 2014, the production models will be in dealers for...

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  • Harley-Davidson reveal new Roadster

    18 April 2016 by MCN News

    Harley-Davidson reveal new Roadster

    Harley-Davidson have unveiled first details of their new Roadster, the latest model to join the firm’s Sportster range of motorcycles. Stripped down for a more pared-back offering, Harley say it has...

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  • Triumph Thruxton R at Brands Hatch

    15 April 2016 by Michael Neeves

    Triumph Thruxton R at Brands Hatch

    We’re riding Triumph’s Thruxton R at Brands Hatch next Wednesday, to see if it’s as impressive around a track as it is on the road. Of course, the hot new retro isn’t designed for the circuit, so our...

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  • New Triumph Street Triple 800 spied

    15 April 2016 by Andy Downes

    New Triumph Street Triple 800 spied

    It was approaching a year ago when we revealed Triumph’s plans to boost the Street Triple range with a larger engine and more models, and now we’ve finally got the first pictures of one of the new...

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  • Yamaha MT-07 Ténéré spied

    13 April 2016 by Andy Downes

    Yamaha MT-07 Ténéré spied

    This is the world’s first glimpse of an all-new Yamaha MT-07 adventure bike, spied testing on the road in Europe last week, at least a year ahead of any anticipated official reveal. Rumours of a new...

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  • Honda reveal special edition Fireblades

    11 April 2016 by MCN News

    Honda reveal special edition Fireblades

    At this weekend's debut round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship, Honda unveiled two new special edition Fireblades. Honda Racing’s BSB riders Dan Linfoot and Jason O’Halloran took a...

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  • Super Adventure breeze buster

    23 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    Super Adventure breeze buster

    Despite the apparent periscope fitted to the back of this test mule, we’re as certain as we can be that KTM aren’t actually readying a new submersible version of the 1290 Super Adventure just yet. But...

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  • Suzuki SV650’s mean streak

    23 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    Suzuki SV650’s mean streak

    This newly-designed concept bike has come direct from the Suzuki factory and is said to be based on the styling of 1970s tarmac rally cars (well, why wouldn’t you?) which featured large front lights...

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  • Honda CRF250 Rally prototype

    22 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    Honda CRF250 Rally prototype

    It’s all about the terminology. This Honda CRF250 Rally was presented at the Tokyo show last year as a ‘concept bike’ which meant, officially, Honda wasn’t talking about this bike being a production...

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  • Honda Africa Twin goes hardcore

    22 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    Honda Africa Twin goes hardcore

    Honda also added a new more hardcore version of the recently launched Africa Twin which was presented as a concept bike but will be on sale as the ‘adventure’ spec bike in the range within a year we...

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  • Suzuki SV650 Rally concept

    22 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    Suzuki SV650 Rally concept

    This newly-designed concept bike has come direct from the Suzuki factory and is said to be based on the styling of 1970s tarmac rally cars which featured large front lights for night racing. There is...

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  • HRC goes to work on MSX125

    21 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    HRC goes to work on MSX125

    This pure racing bike might be based on a humble Honda MSX125 but the mighty Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) has gone to work on it in preparation for an HRC Trophy racing series. The bike was seen in...

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  • Honda gets serious with CB1100

    21 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    Honda gets serious with CB1100

    It’s described as a concept bike but insiders say this bike is not far from production as part of new twin-pronged CB1100 range Are Honda finally about to get serious with the CB1100 retro roadster?...

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  • Suzuki SV650 price confirmed

    10 March 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Suzuki SV650 price confirmed

    The new Suzuki SV650 will cost £5,499 when it goes on sale in the UK in April and will be available on Suzuki's PCP scheme for £95 per month. With an initial deposit of £1,104.30, the SV can be yours...

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  • Revamped 390 Duke spied

    09 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    Revamped 390 Duke spied

    MCN’s spy snapper scooped these shots of a KTM 390 Duke test mule in Spain, which reveal visual changes including a reshaped fuel tank and side panels, an updated seat unit and a revised rear light.

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  • Indian reveal new Springfield bagger

    03 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    Indian reveal new Springfield bagger

    Indian Motorcycle’s continued new model role-out continues with this new derivative of the Chieftain range called the Indian Springfield. The bike has been named after the birthplace of the Indian...

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  • New 1190’s big screen test

    02 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    New 1190’s big screen test

    Despite the strategic smattering of disguise tape, we can see the windscreen – built on this bike from rapid prototyping material – is taller, adjustable and also offers a wider area for improved...

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  • KTM’s secret weapon

    02 March 2016 by Andy Downes

    KTM’s secret weapon

    KTM’s upcoming parallel-twin has been spied testing – and official word from Austria has now confirmed a family of middleweight bikes will stem from this all-new 800cc engine layout. The first of this...

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