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Breaking: BMW reveal R1250RT with radar cruise control

Breaking: BMW reveal R1250RT with radar cruise control

BMW have become the second manufacturer to release a model with radar guided cruise control having pulled the wraps off the 2021 R1250RT tourer. The all-conquering tourer also gets a rejuvenated look...

Zero Motorcycles 2021 model updates

Zero Motorcycles 2021 model updates

Zero have announced updates to their range of production electric bikes for 2021 with colour changes throughout and a series of detail and specification changes. Related articles on MCN Zero SR/S...

Multistrada V4: Ducati ditches Desmo for new Granturismo engine

Multistrada V4: Ducati ditches Desmo for new Granturismo engine

Ducati have officially unveiled the Granturismo version of their V4 engine to be used in the eagerly awaited new Multistrada V4. One of the biggest changes is a move away from Desmodromic valve...

Feel the Forza: Honda release bigger, faster and more tech-laden scooter range

Feel the Forza: Honda release bigger, faster and more tech-laden scooter range

Honda have unleashed a 2021 attack team in the small, mid and big-capacity scooter class as the Forza range gets a radical revamp. At the top of the tree is the Forza 750 which replaces the Integra.

Road manners, race looks: In-depth Aprilia RS660 spec and performance revealed

Road manners, race looks: In-depth Aprilia RS660 spec and performance revealed

Aprilia have announced full details of their eagerly anticipated new £10,150 RS660, which will be available in dealers in November.  Latest: 2020 Aprilia RS660 review on MCN It’s unmistakably...

Ducati Scrambler 1100 Pro gets the Dark treatment

Ducati Scrambler 1100 Pro gets the Dark treatment

Ducati have added an entry level version of their new 1100 Scrambler Pro models to the range called the Scrambler 1100 Dark Pro. Related: Best street scramblers and...

Bigger, better 'Busa: Suzuki Hayabusa replacement on the way

Bigger, better 'Busa: Suzuki Hayabusa replacement on the way

This new artist’s impression based on the latest information out of Japan gives the clearest indication yet of Suzuki’s hugely-anticipated new Hayabusa, due to be officially unveiled later this...

Ready to rally: KTM bring more powerslides with new 890 Adventure R

Ready to rally: KTM bring more powerslides with new 890 Adventure R

Just like the Duke that came before, KTM have upped the ante with their 790 models, creating the new 890 Adventure R and 890 Adventure R Rally. As before, a limited-edition Rally model benefits from...

2021 BMW G310GS: Baby of the GS family gets updated

2021 BMW G310GS: Baby of the GS family gets updated

BMW have announced an updated version of the G310GS, their small-capacity member of the world-conquering GS family. First launched in 2016, the baby GS now gets a number of tweaks to keep it up to...

BMW unveil anniversary R1250GS alongside a host of new tech

BMW unveil anniversary R1250GS alongside a host of new tech

BMW have used the 40th anniversary of the GS to unveil their most technologically advanced models yet, which have everything from heated seats to lights that aim around corners. Oh they even look a...

Arc set to return after founder revives high-end e-bike brand

Arc set to return after founder revives high-end e-bike brand

Arc are set to return after the founder rescued the project from administration hell. Arc rose to prominence last year with the Vector: an electric hyper naked with big promises on weight, power and...

Fresh colours for 2021 Kawasaki 650 twins

Fresh colours for 2021 Kawasaki 650 twins

Following the announcement last week of subtle changes to their 2021 Vulcan S cruiser, Kawasaki have this morning revealed fresh colours for the rest of their 2021 650 parallel-twin range. Consisting...

Honda update 650s and give Africa Twin new colour option

Honda update 650s and give Africa Twin new colour option

Honda have given their 650s a small handling and convenience boost while also treating the Africa Twin to a new paintjob in their latest range update for 2021. First up, the Africa Twin because the...

New Triumph Trident images revealed: entry-level triple poised to take on MT-07

New Triumph Trident images revealed: entry-level triple poised to take on MT-07

Triumph have released a few more teasers of their upcoming entry level Trident. We first saw the bike last month as a design concept, painted entirely in white and while there are still no firm stats,...

Big-bore Niken rival under development by Aprilia

Big-bore Niken rival under development by Aprilia

Yamaha have been out to make the leaning three-wheeler market their own – developing the Tricity scooter range and the MT-09-based Niken – but Piaggio first popularised the idea and now want their own...

BMW M1000RR homologation special targets range-topping Ducatis

BMW M1000RR homologation special targets range-topping Ducatis

BMW have unveiled the M1000RR – a tuned, lightweight, hyper-expensive version of their S1000RR that officially stretches their M range from four wheels to two. Built to dominate on the track for...

2021 Honda CB125F is lighter and more economical without sacrificing performance

2021 Honda CB125F is lighter and more economical without sacrificing performance

Honda have pulled the covers off their 2021 CB125F, revealing a completely redesigned learner-friendly commuter that now weighs 11kg less than the previous model and is capable of a claimed 497 miles...

Brit-built 250 two-stroke set for public reveal at 2020 Salon Privé event

Brit-built 250 two-stroke set for public reveal at 2020 Salon Privé event

Thought road-going two strokes were a thing of the past? Think again. Introducing the Langen Two Stroke: a 249.5cc V-Twin dinger making its debut at the prestigious Salon Privé event at Blenheim...

Indian Motorcycle announce Roadmaster Limited and Vintage Dark Horse for 2021

Indian Motorcycle announce Roadmaster Limited and Vintage Dark Horse for 2021

Indian Motorcycle have given their range a shake up for 2021, and added two new models, including the headline-grabbing Roadmaster Limited. The Limited model represents a fresh redesign of the big...

Supercharged show-stopper: Bimota Tesi H2 available in Europe from October 1

Supercharged show-stopper: Bimota Tesi H2 available in Europe from October 1

Following months of social media teasing and rigorous track testing, Italian exotica brand Bimota have confirmed the full specs of their supercharged Tesi H2 and it’s a bit of a monster. Slated for a...

Spied KTM 1290 Super Adventure boasts radar plus lighter and lower chassis

Spied KTM 1290 Super Adventure boasts radar plus lighter and lower chassis

These spy pictures are the best yet of KTM’s 2021 1290 Super Adventure S and R and reveal that the range-topping adventure bike will debut not only radar-guidance but also get a new look, updated...

Next Ducati Monster 821 incoming - but the steel trellis frame may not be...

Next Ducati Monster 821 incoming - but the steel trellis frame may not be...

Sources have revealed that an all-new Ducati Monster 821 is in the works, and it could be the first Monster without a steel trellis frame. Spyshots of what appeared to be a Monster with an alloy frame...

Fun at the ton: Suzuki unveils 100th anniversary GSX-R1000R

Fun at the ton: Suzuki unveils 100th anniversary GSX-R1000R

Suzuki have announced a limited edition GSX-R1000R to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary. Related: Full Suzuki GSX-R1000R review on MCN Have Suzuki really been around that long we hear you...

Third time's a charm: Could this be Royal Enfield's 650 cruiser?

Third time's a charm: Could this be Royal Enfield's 650 cruiser?

A pair of short videos have been uploaded to YouTube appearing to show a new Royal Enfield cruiser in testing, powered by the same basic engine as the firm’s existing 650s - the Interceptor and...

Harley-Davidson's 2021 Bronx bites the bullet

Harley-Davidson's 2021 Bronx bites the bullet

The Harley-Davidson Bronx streetfighter, which was unveiled as a prototype last year and scheduled to go on sale in 2021, has been canned. The 975cc super-naked was unveiled at the Milan show (EICMA)...

Subtle tweaks for Honda's 2021 500 range

Subtle tweaks for Honda's 2021 500 range

Honda’s CB500F, CBR500R and CB500X have been updated for 2021, featuring all-new paint schemes as well as minor changes to bring them into line with the latest emissions rules.  The tweaks are...

The super naked with the X factor: limited edition, track-only Tuono V4 X is lightest and most powerful yet

The super naked with the X factor: limited edition, track-only Tuono V4 X is lightest and most powerful yet

This ultra-trick, track-only version of Aprilia’s Tuono V4 has just been unveiled and is claimed to be the lightest and most powerful production super naked ever. Related articles on MCN Best super...

Honda reveal 2021 CBR600RR specs with no plan to sell in Europe

Honda reveal 2021 CBR600RR specs with no plan to sell in Europe

The 2021 Honda CBR600RR will arrive on 25 September featuring more aerodynamic styling, revised engine internals, traction control and more. Unfortunately, it’s not coming to Europe – with the...

Royal Enfield Tribute Black limited edition marks end of 500cc engine

Royal Enfield Tribute Black limited edition marks end of 500cc engine

Royal Enfield's Classic Tribute Black limited edition marking the end of the firm’s 500cc engine is here, and it costs £5499. Related articles on MCN Prices announced for Royal Enfield Bullet...

Bernhard 'Blechmann' Naumann builds sleek BMW R18 custom

Bernhard 'Blechmann' Naumann builds sleek BMW R18 custom

Another custom-built BMW R18 has been unveiled ahead of the bike’s official launch. This time, the big cruiser was modified by Bernhard Naumann who is also known as Blechmann (German for 'tin man')...

CCM Spitfire Blackout pays tribute to bikes used in upcoming Marvel Black Widow feature film

CCM Spitfire Blackout pays tribute to bikes used in upcoming Marvel Black Widow feature film

CCM have revealed a new Spitfire Blackout model to commemorate their appearance in the upcoming Marvel movie; Black Widow, starring Scarlett Johansson. The Bolton-based brand prepared six rugged...

Super Soco reveal new electric CPx maxi scooter

Super Soco reveal new electric CPx maxi scooter

Meet the Super Soco CPx: the new, 'super-sized', electric maxi scoot from the UK’s best-selling electric motorcycle brand. Complete with two seats and optional twin batteries, its performance is...

Reborn electric BMW C1 gets airbags, safety cell, active aeros and can be ridden as a normal bike

Reborn electric BMW C1 gets airbags, safety cell, active aeros and can be ridden as a normal bike

Before BMW’s R1250GS took up residence at the top of the sales charts the German firm spent years searching for a machine that would bring it to prominence – and as the millennium dawned it was the C1...

Spied new RC390 moves on the A2 game in a big way for KTM

Spied new RC390 moves on the A2 game in a big way for KTM

KTM are working on a new RC390 that’s safer, more stylish and far more hi-tech. The current machine is no slouch but it’s lagging behind the competition and is even out-classed by KTM’s 390 Duke. Now...

Aprilia Tuono 660 heading towards showrooms

Aprilia Tuono 660 heading towards showrooms

Aprilia’s much anticipated Tuono 660 is nearing reality and the best bit is that it’s barely changed from the prototype. Although Aprilia’s 100hp RS660 twin-cylinder sports bike is the headline-maker...

Back in black: BMW S1000RR to get stealthy colour option for 2021

Back in black: BMW S1000RR to get stealthy colour option for 2021

BMW have announced the changes we will see for the 2021 range, including a new blacked out paintjob for the S1000RR called black storm metallic. The new, stealthy look features a black subframe and...