September

Silverwing 400 launched

Silverwing 400 launched

Honda’s Silverwing 600 has been joined by a 400cc version in the firm’s model line-up for 2006. The new version is aimed at filling a demand gap Honda has identified across Europe,...

New Deauville 680

New Deauville 680

Honda has updated its Deauville with a bigger 680cc engine, new bodywork and linked-together panniers. The 2006 bike was revealed at Honda’s Paris Show preview on Thursday evening (Sep29) at...

See new Kawasaki tourer

See new Kawasaki tourer

Kawasaki held the official launch of its 06 range in Paris on Thursday and amid all the bikes that we’ve already shown you they revealed sketches of a new sports tourer destined for launch next...

Video: GSX-R launch

Video: GSX-R launch

We got the first glimpse of the all new GSX-R600 and GSX-R750 at their official launch at the Paris show on Thursday, check out the video below. The new bikes have been given a complete makeover in...

New Voxan Charade

New Voxan Charade

French firm Voxan revealed a new model at its home bike show in Paris on Friday. The Charade Racing has the firm’s familiar 996cc V twin, double tubular steel frame and weighs 179kg. It has...

2x4 new Peugeots

2x4 new Peugeots

Peugeot has launched two brand new scooters at the Paris show, each available with a choice of four different engines. The Geopolis and Satelis will both be offered in 125cc, 125cc with supercharger,...

Video: Bandit 12 launch

Video: Bandit 12 launch

Suzuki has launched its new Bandit 1200s at the Paris show, officially unveiling them to the public for the first time. The 1200 and 1200S have been completely updated with new chassis and Bandit 650...

Welcome to Paris Show

Welcome to Paris Show

The Paris Bike Show opened its doors to the world’s press on Friday (Sep30) and we were there to bring you the latest as it happened. On top of all the new bikes we’ve already brought you...

Walk through Paris Show

Walk through Paris Show

Download the two videos you'll find at the end of this article and you'll experience what it's like to to walk through the Paris Bike Show on press day. These clips were shot on Friday, Sep 30, the...

New Aprilia Pegaso Trail

New Aprilia Pegaso Trail

Aprilia has revealed a new version of the Pegaso at the Paris Bike Show – which opened to the press on Friday, Sep 30. The new bike – the Pegaso Trail - is in the same vein as a BMW...

KTM shows its 06 990RR

KTM shows its 06 990RR

KTM unveiled new models for 2006, including a race-ready version of the SuperDuke - the 990RR, on Friday in Paris (Sep 30). It comes complete with carbon-fibre wheels, titanium Akrapovic end cans,...

Video: Suzuki GSR launch

Video: Suzuki GSR launch

Suzuki launched the GSR600 at Paris on Thursday, dropping the B-King moniker from the name, check out video below. The new bike was first seen here on the site last week, but this is the first time...

Yamaha bikes and babes

Yamaha bikes and babes

Yamaha's new MT-0S concept bike went on show at the Paris Bike Show on Friday alongside a host of hot new machines accompanied by some of the show's hottest honeys. Download the videos below and see...

Biggest Yamaha twin yet

Biggest Yamaha twin yet

Yamaha is rolling out its biggest twin yet for 2006 - the XV1900 Midnight Star. The belt-driven cruiser uses a 1854cc air-cooled V-twin aimed at delivering brute strength in the 55-75mph zone. It...

Aprilia reveals 2 twins

Aprilia reveals 2 twins

Aprilia is to reveal two new twins at the Paris Bike Show – the RXV 450 enduro and the SXV supermoto. Both bikes use the 450cc 77-degree V-twin the firm has been working on for the last two...

Naked R1 revealed

Naked R1 revealed

Yamaha unveiled a new completely naked version of its 150bhp R1-powered FZ1 at its Paris Show preview event on Wednesday night (Sep 28). As MCN readers will already know (first official pictures were...

Suzuki Katana is back

Suzuki Katana is back

Suzuki’s Katana is back – as a six-cylinder 180bhp, 1100cc machine aimed at becoming the ultimate all-purpose bike. As those who bought this week’s MCN already know (we published...

Scoots to Paris: Latest

Scoots to Paris: Latest

motorcyclenews.com headed for the Paris Bike show on maxi scooters with a mission. Many of the new bikes of 2006 are being revealed at exclusive events previewing the show on Wednesday and Thursday...

Paris previews begin

Paris previews begin

Get ready for a rush of new metal - the exclusive previews to the season’s first big bike show – Paris - have begun. The Paris Show will see the official launch of many of the machines...

Paris show: 06 Yamahas

Paris show: 06 Yamahas

Yamaha launched its range of 2006 bikes in Paris on Wednesday, September 28, with the new R6 and FZ1 taking centre stage alongside a new MT concept bike. Check out the photos on the right to see the...

FJR13 goes semi-auto

FJR13 goes semi-auto

Yamaha has announced its FJR1300 is to be offered with a semi-automatic gearbox in 2006 – a first on a sports tourer. You use buttons on the left hand bar to shift up and down. Unlike...

Three new 06 Triumphs

Three new 06 Triumphs

Triumph has officially released pictures and details about three key new bikes for 2006 – The Bonneville Scrambler, the Daytona 675 and the Rocket III Classic. All three will go on show to the...

CBF1000S launched

CBF1000S launched

Honda uncovered an all-new CBF1000S in Paris on Thursday night (Sep 29) at an exclusive preview of its official launch at the Paris bike show, and we've got the video. It uses a detuned CBR1000RR...

New pics: ZX-10R & ER-6

New pics: ZX-10R & ER-6

More pictures of Kawasaki’s 2006 ZX-10R have emerged alongside more images of the faired version of the firm’s new stylish budget bike the ER-6f. After the current ZX-10R gained a...

Grab a Madass deal

Grab a Madass deal

The oddball Sachs Madass now comes with free insurance and a lower price in a special promotion in the run-up to Christmas. At £1299, you can now save £200 from the normal retail price,...

Kawasaki updates VN

Kawasaki updates VN

Kawasaki has updated its middle-sized cruiser for 2006 with the VN900 getting an extra 100cc over the 2005 bike. The bike has been restyled to look more like the VN2000 so riders don’t look or...

New GSR600 B-King

New GSR600 B-King

Our first picture of the new Suzuki GSR600 (published on September 19) has now been confirmed as the real thing. And we've added a new static shot of it so you can take in more detail now. There's...

First pictures: ZZR1400

First pictures: ZZR1400

These are the first official pictures of Kawasaki’s new ZZR1400. The new bike has been redesigned from the ground up with new engine, chassis and radical new styling and Kawasaki claim it is...

Would you buy the 675?

Would you buy the 675?

Triumphs new Daytona 675 has broken cover and they seem to have got the styling right, but is it enough to beat the Japanese competition in the sales charts. We’ve already seen the launch of a...

Bike sales up 9 per cent

Bike sales up 9 per cent

The number of new bikes bought last month grew a massive nine per cent compared to this time last year - with BMW’s R1200GS leading the growth. The most popular bike in the UK is still the...

06 Tuono: official picture

06 Tuono: official picture

Aprilia has released the first official picture of the 2006 Tuono 1000 R The updates for 2006 include: Brand new styling New 133bhp V 60 Magnesium engine ‘Dynamic air intake’ New...

Triumph 675 revealed

Triumph 675 revealed

This is Triumph's 675 triple as it will appear in a showroom near you. It will make 123bhp and make peak power at 12,200rpm. You can read full spec and see more pictures of the bike in action in MCN...

New 06 Suzukis emerge

New 06 Suzukis emerge

Here’s the new look for the GSX-R1000 for 2006 – and there’s more new Suzukis ready to break cover late on Wednesday night (Sep 14). The GSX-R1000 colour options for next year are...

First pics: New GSX-Rs

First pics: New GSX-Rs

Suzuki will be launching a completely new GSX-R600 and GSX-R750 for 2006. Both bikes will share almost identical styling and both will be even more radical than this year’s litre bike. The...

06 Ducati Monster

06 Ducati Monster

This artist’s impression reveals how the new high performance S2R version of Ducati’s Monster will look when it breaks cover for 2006. It will use the 1000cc DS engine developed for the...

Guzzi Griso now for 06

Guzzi Griso now for 06

This is Moto Guzzi’s 2006 1100cc Griso. Sharp-eyed Guzzi completists will find it familiar – it’s the same bike the firm had planned to put into production for 2005 – but which...