2002

BMW Rockster set for March 2003

BMW Rockster set for March 2003

BMW have decided put their BMW R1150 Rockster concept bike into production, and it will be arriving in March.The Rockster is based on the standard R1150R, with added extras from other bikes in the...

Smaller Z1000 on the way

Smaller Z1000 on the way

Kawasaki will combine the ZX-6R 636cc engine with the Z1000 style to create a new bike for 2004.There will be few changes to the Z1000’s styling. A conventional single exhaust replaces the quartet of...

Aprilia cancels Blue Marlin

Aprilia cancels Blue Marlin

WE all loved Aprilia’s café Racer Blue Marlin when it was shown last year… but the Italian firm has binned plans to put it into production.Aprilia’s engineers have been forced to give up their...

Brand new American sportsbike on the way

A new American sportsbike aims to compete with the biggest names in motorcycling.With Buell showing that cruisers are not the only bikes to be made in the US, former racer Dan Fischer has announced plans for the Fischer MR1000.The bike uses the Rotax V-997cc engine, the same engine used in the Aprilia Mille. Coincidentally Dan Fischer raced in an Aprilia series in the US, so he should know exactly...

Laverda’s stunning new SFC 1000

Laverda’s stunning new SFC 1000

These are the first pictures of Laverda’s new SFC 1000, a limited-edition, 133bhp stunner that looks set to restore the famous Italian marque to the high table of top sports bike manufacturing.You can...

Coming soon: Exclusive ZX-6R video

Coming soon: Exclusive ZX-6R video

Click on to www.motorcyclenews.com on Wednesday November 13 for your first chance to see and hear what life is like behind the screen of a screaming 2003 Kawasaki ZX-6R.MCN’s Keith Farr strapped a...

NEC Show: Triumph Daytona 600, Ducati 999R

NEC Show: Triumph Daytona 600, Ducati 999R

Triumph has just revealed these first official pictures of its new Daytona 600.We’ll have more details and pictures shortly…Ducati’s new 999RDucati has just kicked off the NEC Show with a stunning...

Suzuki plans new Corona-rep 600

Suzuki plans new Corona-rep 600

Suzuki is set to launch an Alstare Corona replica of its GSX-R600 next spring. It’ll be the first time the latest shape GSX-R600 has been available in the colours of the factory’s World Supersport...

We ride: 2003 Kawasaki ZX-6R

We ride: 2003 Kawasaki ZX-6R

MCN’s Keith Farr has just stepped off the new Kawasaki ZX-6R he’s been riding on the blisteringly hot Tarmac at the Malaysian circuit of Sepang. Here’s his first impressions…You can read more from...

New bikes from European manufacturers

Click on the links on the right to read the latest news on 2003 bikes from European manufacturers like Aprilia, BMW, Cagiva, Ducati and Triumph.

Suzuki’s 2003 range

Click on the links on the right to read about Suzuki’s range of new bikes for 2003.

Triumph’s back with new Bonnies

Triumph’s back with new Bonnies

Despite being hit by a disastrous fire in 2002, which destroyed part of its factory, Triumph is still working hard on new bikes. They’ve just released pictures of these two new Bonnevilles, the...

KTM’s smaller Adventure

KTM’s smaller Adventure

KTM has just released its new 950 Adventure, a big trailie similar to the Adventure 950S, but with a more road-going bias.Both bikes use the same 942cc carb-fed V-twin engine that pumps out 92bhp, but...

Click here for new bikes

Click here for new bikes

Whether you’re looking to buy a new bike or a secondhand one, motorcyclenews.com should be your first port of call for reviews, specs and news on all the popular models.We’ve got hundreds of bikes...

Honda readies new Hornet

Honda readies new Hornet

Sources in Japan have revealed that Honda has a new Hornet 600 and big retro muscle bike, probably called the CB1300, ready for launch in early 2003.Keep clicking back for more updates – we will be...

Yamaha’s 2003 range

Click on the links on the right to read about Yamaha’s range of new bikes for 2003.

Honda’s 2003 range

Click on the links on the right to read about Honda’s range of new bikes for 2003.

Kawasaki’s 2003 range

Click on the links on the right to read about Kawasaki’s range of new bikes for 2003.

MV unveils Ago tribute F4

MV unveils Ago tribute F4

MV has unveiled a limited edition replica dedicated to its most famous racing son, Giacomo Agostini.The new MV Ago is a tribute to Agostini, who achieved a record 15 World Championship titles in the...

Kawasaki’s new colours for 2003

Kawasaki’s new colours for 2003

Kawasaki has just revealed the new colourschemes for the ZZ-R1200, ZX-9R and ZX-12R.For more details on the Kawasaki range, see the new MCN, out Wednesday, September 11.*The ZX-9R comes in three...

The 2003 Suzuki range

The 2003 Suzuki range

Suzuki has taken its already awesome GSX-R1000 to the next level for 2003.The new bike gets a major restyle calling on lessons learned from the firm’s GSV-R MotoGP bike. Every one of the bike’s panels...

Triumph debuts Speedmaster roadster

Triumph debuts Speedmaster roadster

These are the first pictures of the new Triumph Speedmaster, which will join the 2003 Bonneville range.It is based around the Bonneville America cruiser. It shares the feet forward riding position and...

The 2003 Ducati range

The 2003 Ducati range

We’ll be bringing you more details on Ducati’s 2003 range of bikes as soon as we get them, but here’s just a sample of the machines you can expect…The 2003 749SThe radical new 999 superbike is joined...

Guzzi unveils stunning RCV-style sports bike

Guzzi unveils stunning RCV-style sports bike

Better know for its quirky tourers than striking sports bikes, Moto Guzzi has just revealed plans for this RCV-style stunner.Called the MGS/01, this prototype was given its first public airing at the...

Intermot update:

Intermot update:

Updated at 17.00 Tuesday: First pictures: 2003 Suzuki GSX-R1000.These are the first pictures of Suzuki’s 2003 GSX-R1000 and prove how the factory has taken its already awesome machine to the next...

The 2003 MZ range

The 2003 MZ range

MZ unveiled a final version of the 1000S, its 1000cc in-line twin today (Monday) and promised: " This time the bike will happen! " The firm's Carl Schmidt said at the bike’s launch in...

2004 Honda models unveiled

2004 Honda models unveiled

Here are the first pictures and details from Honda’s 2004 line-up. No, it’s not a mis-print, these really are the bikes we’ll be riding in 2004. And they’re amazing.The line-up includes the frankly...

The 2003 Yamaha R6 is here

The 2003 Yamaha R6 is here

These are the first official pictures of Yamaha’s UK-spec 2003 R6, a 123bhp, 162kg (356.4lb) stealth missile.You can read more about the new R6 in detail and see all the pictures in the latest issue...

The bargain Benelli Tornado

The bargain Benelli Tornado

Benelli has just released the first pictures and details of its Tornado Novecento (Italian for " nine hundred " ).For more on the new Benelli Novecento see the latest issue of MCN, out...

Kawasaki revives the Z1000

Kawasaki revives the Z1000

Inside the latest issue off MCN, out August 28, we’ve got the first in-the-metal pictures of Kawasaki’s new muscle bike, the Z1000.The Z1000 name is a nod to Kawasaki’s classic 70s machine, but...

World exclusive: 2003 ZX-6

World exclusive: 2003 ZX-6

In the latest issue of MCN, out August 28, we’ve got the first official shots of Kawasaki’s stunning new ZX-6, the machine that’s already staking its claim as the hot bike for 2003.Kawasaki’s...

Multistrada critics ignored

Multistrada critics ignored

As our latest spy-shot reveals Ducati looks set to fly in the face of its critics by retaining the controversial styling of its forthcoming Multistrada.The bike, captured outside the firm’s factory in...

Getting the family look

Getting the family look

Suzuki has revamped its Burgman 250 and 400 maxi-scooters for 2003 – in line with the styling of the newer Burgman 650.They keep the same four-stroke motors, but will get fuel-injection as Suzuki...

CBR600 will get Suzuka RCV lights

Honda’s RCV-inspired CBR600, revealed exclusively in MCN, will debut the firm’s new high-tech headlight design – as seen on the RCV GP bike that Mick Doohan showed off at Suzuka last week.The lights looked ready to go into production when they appeared on the RCV. They will certainly help to make the radically-restyled CBR, first shown in MCN on July 31, stand out from the crop of other new 600s...

Husqvarna unveils 2003 models

Husqvarna unveils 2003 models

Swedish firm Husqvarna has just released details of its 2003 range of off-roaders, which includes all new four-stroke 250 and 450cc production models.The range, which marks Husqvarna’s 100th year of...

2003 KTM SX model updates

2003 KTM SX model updates

200 SX EngineAs an ideal complement, a 200 SX model will be launched in the 2003 range: its weight and handling correspond to that of a 125 SX, its engine power almost reaches that of the 250cc...