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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...

Fantic Caballero Scrambler gets funky, urban makeover for Deluxe edition

Fantic Caballero Scrambler gets funky, urban makeover for Deluxe edition

Fantic have a brand-new limited-edition version of their Caballero Scrambler 500, which brings a number of practical updates along with some nice cosmetic tweaks. Called the Deluxe, it forgoes the...

New Honda CBR600RR: Baby Blade rumours swirl as bike could be unveiled in August

New Honda CBR600RR: Baby Blade rumours swirl as bike could be unveiled in August

Whispers from Japan suggest that Honda will unveil a final edition version of their CBR600RR supersports bike imminently.  The CBR600RR has been in constant production since 2003...

Back on track: Bimota ramp up testing of supercharged Tesi H2 ahead of September production

Back on track: Bimota ramp up testing of supercharged Tesi H2 ahead of September production

Following online footage and photos of on-circuit testing, exotic Italian motorcycling marque, Bimota, have confirmed to MCN that their supercharged Tesi H2 will go into production in September,...

New BMW S1000R is a proper stopper

New BMW S1000R is a proper stopper

Spy pics show that BMW are testing a new version of their S1000R to take on the latest crop of high-tech super nakeds. The current model has been around since 2017 and while it’s still a very good...

Stroker luck! £30K lightweight British-built two-stroke café racer incoming

Stroker luck! £30K lightweight British-built two-stroke café racer incoming

If you thought the performance two-stroke roadster was dead – think again. This all-new, British built, 250cc stroker is being created by CCM’s ex-chief design engineer Chris Ratcliffe. It is based...

New Speed Triple in the works as Triumph refocus on super naked glory

New Speed Triple in the works as Triumph refocus on super naked glory

Triumph are working on a new Speed Triple, that will see a brand new engine bringing with it a large increase in firepower as well as a host of other massive changes. Although a popular machine,...

Ducati Multistrada V4 almost ready despite Covid lockdown

Ducati Multistrada V4 almost ready despite Covid lockdown

More spyshots have emerged of Ducati testing a Multistrada V4, which suggest that despite Coronavirus delays, plans are still in the works to have the bike ready this year. This isn’t the first time...

Mad for mods? Production begins on ultra-customisable CCM Spitfire Six

Mad for mods? Production begins on ultra-customisable CCM Spitfire Six

CCM have started production on the sixth incarnation of their Spitfire range, aptly dubbed the Six, promising more personalisation than any model to come before it. Having first shown the minimalist...

Get ready to rally: Indian’s new FTR Rally ramps up the retro appeal

Get ready to rally: Indian’s new FTR Rally ramps up the retro appeal

Last year’s Indian FTR1200 took me rather by surprise. Although obviously inspired by the firm’s dominant 750cc flat-track racers, I expected the road bike to be a laid-back retro rather than edgy and...

Yamaha unveil Ténéré 700 Rally Edition with '80s Dakar paintjob

Yamaha unveil Ténéré 700 Rally Edition with '80s Dakar paintjob

Yamaha have released a special edition of their Ténéré 700 featuring an ‘80s rally-inspired paintjob. The Ténéré 700 Rally Edition takes its styling cues from the Yamaha race bikes ridden by Serge...

Video: Aston Martin and Brough Superior AMB 001 testing on track

Video: Aston Martin and Brough Superior AMB 001 testing on track

Aston Martin and Brough Superior have started dynamic prototype testing of the AMB 001 – an ultra-exclusive track-only motorcycle set for first deliveries before the end of 2020. Limited to 100 units...

New Bullit V-Bob 250 twin offers cool cruiser style for less than £4k

New Bullit V-Bob 250 twin offers cool cruiser style for less than £4k

Bullit have launched a new 250cc V-twin called the V-Bob 250, which combines the same engine found in their retro Bluroc with added cruiser style. Related: Best A2 licence motorbikes Related:...

Ducati Test Rider Alessandro Valia reveals how the Ducati Superleggera V4 was born

Ducati Test Rider Alessandro Valia reveals how the Ducati Superleggera V4 was born

Costing €100,000 and limited to just 500 units, the first Ducati Superleggera V4 has rolled off the production line in Bologna, with the owner of bike 001 invited to the factory for a special delivery...

City slickers: Seat reveal three electric scooters for personal and fleet use

City slickers: Seat reveal three electric scooters for personal and fleet use

In a bid to cut urban congestion and move people away from public transport, car manufacturer, Seat, have revealed three new electric scooters, available to both private buyers and for fleet and...

Hyped up: Ducati reveal Hypermotard 950 RVE

Hyped up: Ducati reveal Hypermotard 950 RVE

Meet the Ducati Hypermotard 950 RVE: an updated standard Hypermotard 950, complete with striking new graphics kit and an up-and-down quickshifter, set to arrive in dealers in July. Revealed earlier...

Sold out! All 499 Italjet Dragster Limited Edition models gone before launch

Sold out! All 499 Italjet Dragster Limited Edition models gone before launch

A ‘special edition’ version of the Italjet Dragster has been revealed to celebrate the launch of the new scooter, finished in a distinctive colour and graphics scheme. Available to the first 499...

Mutt Razorback 125 packs bark and bite

Mutt Razorback 125 packs bark and bite

Mutt are going from strength-to-strength in 2020. They’ve unveiled two all-new bikes and they opened the doors to their East London store back in March. If you’re not familiar with Mutt, they’ve made...

Short circuit shocker: Kawasaki hint at electric future with new film series

Short circuit shocker: Kawasaki hint at electric future with new film series

Kawasaki have revealed their tenth YouTube short film (below) detailing the latest evolution of their 'EV Endeavor' electric motorcycle project, showing what appears to be a...

Super tech super adventure: Spyshots of new KTM bristling with the latest and greatest electronics

Super tech super adventure: Spyshots of new KTM bristling with the latest and greatest electronics

KTM are testing a new version of their 1290 Super Adventure models with all new styling and cutting-edge tech as these spyshots reveal. We had initially expected to see the new models last year,...

MV Agusta pull covers off ultra-limited edition Brutale 1000 RR ML

MV Agusta pull covers off ultra-limited edition Brutale 1000 RR ML

MV Agusta have revealed an ultra-exclusive version of their flagship Brutale 1000 RR hypernaked on Facebook. In fact, it doesn’t get more exclusive than this – the bike is number 001/001. Along with...

The ideal gateway to biking? Spec and pricing released for Yamaha Tricity 300

The ideal gateway to biking? Spec and pricing released for Yamaha Tricity 300

Pricing and full specification has been revealed for the tilting, three-wheeled Yamaha Tricity 300 maxi scooter, and you can buy one from July for £7,399. Aimed primarily at city-dwellers, this Maxi...

We've been expecting you: Triumph release Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition

We've been expecting you: Triumph release Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition

Triumph have unveiled the Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition – a limited run of their Scrambler 1200 XE, with a few added touches that make it a bike fit for a secret agent. The bike is inspired by the 25th...

Limited edition Harley-Davidson FXDR coming to the UK and Ireland

Limited edition Harley-Davidson FXDR coming to the UK and Ireland

A limited edition custom Harley-Davidson FXDR has been revealed, which will only be sold in the UK and Ireland. Called the FXDR 114 Limited Edition, it’s still running the standard softail frame and...

Carbon-clad MV Agusta Rush 1000 set to arrive in June for 300-unit limited production run

Carbon-clad MV Agusta Rush 1000 set to arrive in June for 300-unit limited production run

The bonkers limited-edition hyper-naked MV Agusta Rush 1000 will be built from June 2020 and is set to feature Formula 1 and MotoGP technology. With only 300 units to be produced, we’re expecting the...

Retro-inspired Bimota KB4 could feature electronic Öhlins suspension

Retro-inspired Bimota KB4 could feature electronic Öhlins suspension

Italian exotica brand Bimota have revealed fresh details to MCN about their upcoming retro-inspired KB4, claiming it could feature electronically adjustable Öhlins suspension if the production process...

Husqvarna Svartpilen gets added bite: Spyshots reveal 890 twin-powered urban scrambler

Husqvarna Svartpilen gets added bite: Spyshots reveal 890 twin-powered urban scrambler

Husqvarna are working on a larger and more powerful version of their Svartpilen, powered by the engine from KTM’s 890 Duke and dubbed the 901. The current 701 Svartpilen (powered by the 690 Duke...

Carbon fibre race replica: Indian turn it up to 11 with the latest FTR1200

Carbon fibre race replica: Indian turn it up to 11 with the latest FTR1200

Indian have released a new model of the FTR1200 to celebrate their racing success with the FTR750. Since returning to professional flat track racing, the Indian Factory team riding FTR750s have won...

Retros driving progress: BMW R18 uses new tech in order to look old

Retros driving progress: BMW R18 uses new tech in order to look old

The new BMW R18 is something of an engineering marvel, after all there’s not many people who would design a new 1800cc air-cooled engine in our emissions obsessed world. But the innovations don’t end...

Charging ahead: Can the new Electric Motion Epure Race match its petrol trials bike rivals?

Charging ahead: Can the new Electric Motion Epure Race match its petrol trials bike rivals?

If there was ever a sector of motorcycling made for electric bikes, it is trials. As a discipline trials is all about slow-speed control, explosive-yet-useable power and light weight. E-bike tech is...

New Honda Hunter Cub really is a mini adventurer

New Honda Hunter Cub really is a mini adventurer

Don’t laugh but Honda might have just designed the adventure bike everyone is asking for and they’ve based it on the king of bikes – the C125 Super Cub! Whenever we ask people what they want from an...

How former MotoGP star Jeremy McWilliams helped create the fiery new KTM 890 Duke R

How former MotoGP star Jeremy McWilliams helped create the fiery new KTM 890 Duke R

When KTM's 790 Duke burst onto the scene it gave middleweight fans an unhinged alternative to the Yamaha MT-07, but there was no R version... until now. Related: 2020 KTM 890 Duke R review on...

Hardcore Rally Raid Yamaha T7 ups the ante for tackling the toughest terrain

Hardcore Rally Raid Yamaha T7 ups the ante for tackling the toughest terrain

Rally Raid Products have once again made use of their engineering and off-road expertise to transform another machine. We love the T7 and so do Rally Raid owners, but as with all bikes built to a...

Rebel with a new cause: Honda Rebel 1100 project takes aim at H-D and Indian

Rebel with a new cause: Honda Rebel 1100 project takes aim at H-D and Indian

Honda are working on a larger capacity version of the Rebel – and it will be based on the Africa Twin. The Rebel has been popular across the globe for people who want something a little different from...

Harley-Davidson up their game with new flat track and café concepts

Harley-Davidson up their game with new flat track and café concepts

Filings from the European patent office have confirmed that Harley-Davidson are moving forward with two bikes powered by their new water-cooled engine that follow classic flat track and café racer...

Damon Motorcycles bring in tech and expertise from Alta and Mission

Damon Motorcycles bring in tech and expertise from Alta and Mission

Canadian electric bike newcomers, Damon have released details of two new versions of their Hypersport model, the Arctic Sun and the Midnight Sun. The two new model variants are the latest premium...