May

New GSX-R1000 for 2007

New GSX-R1000 for 2007

Suzuki will launch a new GSX-R1000 in 2007 designed to take the fear-factor out of riding a 180bhp bike. The new machine will get the styling introduced on the 600 and 750 and a completely redesigned...

2007 Yamaha YZ450F

2007 Yamaha YZ450F

The first picture has emerged of Yamaha’s 2007 YZ450F motocross bike. The new bike looks like it has remained largely similar to the 2006 machine but will gain new graphics and wavy...

Yamaha cruiser arrives

Yamaha cruiser arrives

The new Yamaha XV1900 Midnight Star is arriving in showrooms following its appearance at the BMF Show last weekend. The latest addition to the Star range produces 168Nm torque at just 2500rpm, and is...

60th year Vespa models

60th year Vespa models

Three new Vespa scooters celebrate 60 years of the Italian firm in 2006. The retro collection of two Vespa Vintage models are joined by a limited edition Vespa GT60. The vintage range adapt the...

New Derbi 125s

New Derbi 125s

Derbi is launching four new learner legal 125s for 2007 with all styles catered for. All four bikes will use the same four-stroke engine but look completely different. The Freekster will be a...

New BMW Superbike

New BMW Superbike

BMW is planning its most radical superbike yet, a lightweight version of the R1200S. The new bike, dubbed the HP2, will follow the same concept that brought us the HP1, which is based on the...

Get a Fazer for 99p

Get a Fazer for 99p

New finance options from Yamaha mean you could fund a new FZ6, FZ6 Fazer or XT660R. The three options are either 0 per cent finance over 24 months, a 99p deposit with low APR, or £99 per month...

New Yamaha R1 for 2007

New Yamaha R1 for 2007

This week in MCN we’ve got an exclusive first look at Yamaha’s new R1 and its got a completely new engine. The new bike is taking its cue from Valentino Rossi’s MotoGP bike with a...

Five new BMWs for 07

Five new BMWs for 07

BMW is set to continue it’s breakneck development pace, revealing five new bikes before the end of the year. There will be a new F650 in GS and supermoto forms, a tricked up version and a naked...

ZX-10R owner warning

ZX-10R owner warning

Kawasaki is writing to owners of new ZX10R bikes to notify them of the possibility of a fault with the tightening of a steering damper mounting bolt. All warranty registered owners of affected...

R6 tops the charts

R6 tops the charts

Yamaha’s R6 certainly seems to be pressing all the right buttons with UK riders, topping the MCI sales charts for April. The R6 dominates the top ten, selling 23 more bikes this year than the...

Budget 125 from Sachs

Budget 125 from Sachs

Sachs has expanded it's range of budget scooters with the Bee 125cc automatic, which costs £1299. The firm has tied-up with a Chinese factory to provide German quality and dealer support with...

New Kawasaki ZX-6R

New Kawasaki ZX-6R

Kawasaki will reveal an all-new ZX-6R later this year, ditching the 636 capacity for a 599cc screamer. The new bike draws from the ZX-10R and the ZX-RR MotoGP bike and will be available in 2007. You...

King Kenny's road bikes

King Kenny's road bikes

MCN has been given exclusive access to Kenny Robert's new road bike project - and there are four on their way. King Kenny's road bike plans include a 170cc single, a V5 MotoGP rep, a naked V5 bike...

Race replica Aerox

Race replica Aerox

It might not register with many 16-year-old scooter riders, but the Aerox YQ50 is now available in Yamaha's traditional Yellow speedblock race design. The paintscheme dates back to the original...

Budget Sachs from China

German firm Sachs will be able to offer cheaper bikes and scooters to compete with unbranded internet sellers, after entering into an agreement with a major Chinese factory. Sachs aims to offer German quality and dealer support as part of the deal with New Superior Ltd. In return for German engineering support and in-house quality control in the Chinese plant, the firm will receive massive...

Revised Triple spied

Revised Triple spied

Triumph is testing revised versions of the Speed Triple and Sprint ST with changes to the engines and exhaust systems. Both machines have been spotted testing near the firm's Hickley factory. For...