September

2011 Kawasaki Z1000S revealed

2011 Kawasaki Z1000S revealed

Kawasaki is harking back to the useable superbikes like the GPZ900 and ZZR1100 with a faired Z1000S version of the 1043cc Z1000 naked bike for 2011. Find a Kawasaki for sale The bike is based around...

New 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R versus 2010 Kawasaki ZX-10R: specifications compared

New 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R versus 2010 Kawasaki ZX-10R: specifications compared

MCN has got its hands on the new Kawasaki ZX-10R’s specifications. We’ve picked out the main elements and compared them with the current bike’s details. We estimated the power at 185bhp based on what...

World Exclusive: 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R photo gallery

World Exclusive: 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R photo gallery

These world first pictures show the most powerful and advanced ZX-10R yet. The 2011 bike is all-new, with power boosted to an estimated 185bhp, weight down 10kg to 198kg, and one of the most advanced...

New KTM 125 DUKE video

New KTM 125 DUKE video

KTM have released a new teaser video for their upcoming 125cc DUKE, which is due for release in the spring. As the learner-friendly capacity implies, the bike is very much aimed at the teenage...

Harley-Davidson offer extended warranties this weekend

Harley-Davidson offer extended warranties this weekend

Harley Davidson are offering a 2-year extension to the warranty on all new motorcycles purchased between 1 October and 30 November. Find a used Harley Davidson for sale This extension comes in...

Triumph leaks new 2011 Speed Triple by mistake

Triumph leaks new 2011 Speed Triple by mistake

Triumph has accidentally unveiled its 2011 Speed Triple on the Triumph Accessories website ahead of the official launch next week. There is no official information about the machine but from the...

2011 BMW K1600 pictures leaked

2011 BMW K1600 pictures leaked

These blurry, lo-res pictures are the first official images of BMW’s eagerly-awaited six-cylinder super-tourer, the K1600. Leaked to Hell For Leather 10 days before the bike’s official...

Official accessories for Triumph Tiger 800 revealed

Official accessories for Triumph Tiger 800 revealed

This is the first look at Triumph’s official range of accessories for the Tiger 800 and Tiger 800XC. The genuine parts will be sold through dealers and available right from the bike going on sale in...

2011 models in Harley dealerships next week

2011 models in Harley dealerships next week

Harley’s upgraded Touring bikes and the brand new SuperLow™ will be on display in the company’s showrooms for an Open House event on the weekend of 1-3 October. 2011 Harley 883 SuperLow first ride...

MINI Scooter E Concept wows media

MINI Scooter E Concept wows media

The non-motorcycling press are lavishing attention on MINI’s new electric scooter concept, revealed in London yesterday. Read scooter reviews Designed to “meet the needs of the young urban...

New Triumph Thunderbird paint scheme

New Triumph Thunderbird paint scheme

Evel Knievel fans are in for a treat with this 2011 Triumph Thunderbird paint scheme. Triumph Thunderbird review Revealed in the factory tour portion of last Saturday’s Triumph Live event, the design...

Suzuki sketch confirms new GSX-R600 and 750 styling

Suzuki sketch confirms new GSX-R600 and 750 styling

Leaked drawings of the new look 2011 Suzuki GSX-R600 and GSX-R750 were revealed in MCN at the start of August and these official Suzuki illustrations prove they were genuine – they’re all but...

Official sketch of the new Suzuki GSR750

Official sketch of the new Suzuki GSR750

Suzuki has released a single official illustration of the new GSR750 ­ a stylish naked middleweight that will be seen in finished form in just three weeks. Suzuki are remaining tight-lipped about...

S1000RR goes for the record on Salt at Bonneville

BMW S1000RR goes for the land speed record for the 1000cc Production class at this year's BUB Speed Trials at the famed Bonneville Salt Flats. This video is shot in stunning cinema grade HD, watch in 720P and full screen for best results.

Video: Moto Guzzi V7 Racer in action

Video: Moto Guzzi V7 Racer in action

Moto Guzzi have produced this official promo video for their chrome-clad V7 Racer. Moto Guzzi V7 Racer unveiled Watch the clip for a glimpse at the development process behind the new bike...

MV Agusta F3 official pictures

MV Agusta F3 official pictures

Newly resurgent Italian manufacturer MV Agusta has officially shown what looks like a completely finished version of the new 675cc three-cylinder F3 sportsbike. Find an MV Agusta for sale This is the...

Greeves rides again after 40 years

Greeves rides again after 40 years

Triumph, Norton, CCM – and now Greeves is the latest British bike to be reborn. Richard Deal, who already makes old-style Greeves replicas, has launched an all-new trials bike –the first new Greeves...

BMW S1000RR’s dream year continues

BMW S1000RR’s dream year continues

After the first test of the new BMW S1000RR, MCN chief road tester Trevor Franklin predicted it would be the weapon of choice for Superstock racers. Ten months later he’s been proved 100%...

BMW K1600 GT promos missing one thing… bikes

BMW K1600 GT promos missing one thing… bikes

High Def. camera – check Awesome landscapes – check Inspired new-age soundtrack – check Motorbikes – errr… Learn nothing (or everything…?) about the K1600GT and the K1600GTL here.

New Kawasaki Z750R video

New Kawasaki Z750R video

Kawasaki have released a new video for the upcoming Z750R. The bike will be unveiled at the NEC Motorcycle Show later this year, and is expected to hit dealerships in January 2011. 

Suzuki GS500 track day special

Suzuki GS500 track day special

About 50bhp for a 150kg bike. Using the engine from a Suzuki GS 500, a tubular frame and good brakes, this could be a brilliant track bike.

Moto Guzzi V7 Racer unveiled

Moto Guzzi V7 Racer unveiled

This is Moto Guzzi’s luxurious new café racer: designed for a “gentleman in the mood for a track day”. Video: Moto Guzzi V7 Racer in action It’s called the V7 Racer and it stakes its claim as an...

New Kawasaki Z750R revealed

New Kawasaki Z750R revealed

Kawasaki could finally have turned the Z750 in to the brilliant budget supernaked it should have been with new styling and an improved chassis. The current Z750 has been a resounding success in Europe...

Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 official image

Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 official image

Aprilia has released a single image of the new Dorsoduro 1200 – a big supermoto-style bike it will show in finished form at the Cologne show in October. MCN revealed the bike after an owners manual...

Triumph Adventure 1200: Triumph's big adventure

Triumph Adventure 1200: Triumph's big adventure

With the new Triumph Tiger 800 and Triumph Adventure 1200 set to be released soon, we thought we'd take a look at how Triumph got serious about the dual sports sector. Triumph Tiger 900...

Gallery: 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R

Gallery: 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R

Last week Kawasaki unveiled the 2011 ZX-10R in World superbike trim with claims that it would out-grunt the BMW S1000RR and that the road bike will feature MotoGP-derived electronics. Putting aside...

Bottpower aim for Moto2 glory with Bott M210

Bottpower aim for Moto2 glory with Bott M210

Despite the orange frame and funky styling, this is not the latest offering from Austrian firm KTM. This is the Bott M210, which has been designed by Spanish firm Bottpower to compete in Moto2...

Europe waiting on new Kawasaki Z750

Europe waiting on new Kawasaki Z750

European bike magazines are fizzing over the impending release of a Kawasaki Z750R. Rightfully so – it’s a top seller in France and Italy. But Brit riders hoping for a Japanese rival to the Triumph...

KTM slashes prices by up to £2000 in new offer

KTM slashes prices by up to £2000 in new offer

KTM is chopping up to £2000 off the list price of selected 2010 models for a limited time as it takes off the VAT. KTM says: “KTM UK would like to announce a fantastic promotion on selected models...

Triumph Tiger 800 spotted in high-speed track tests

Triumph Tiger 800 spotted in high-speed track tests

These new pictures show Triumph’s new Tiger 800 taking part in final high-speed track tests weeks before the bike is officially launched. The bike was circulating the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in...

Buell 1190RS will be seen on September 14

Buell 1190RS will be seen on September 14

Innovator Erik Buell will show off his new road-specification 1190RS superbike in some kind of teaser music video on September 14 as part of a video by ex-Queensryche band member Michael Wilton. We’re...

World exclusive: Triumph's new 1200

World exclusive: Triumph's new 1200

Hot on the heels of its soon-to-be revealed Tiger 800 and 800XC models, Triumph is launching an all-new adventure bike targeted head-on at the best-selling motorcycle in Britain - BMW's...

BMW GS 1200 Off-Ride

BMW GS 1200 Off-Ride

BMW GS 1200 Off-Ride Prototype Developed and manufactured by Fabio Marcaccini Styled by Oberdan Bezzi True TOTAL SPORTS bike

Honda VFR1200F owner reviews

Honda VFR1200F owner reviews

Though plagued by nothing more than moderate praise in road tests, the Honda VFR1200F has gone on to sell well to riders looking for a high quality, long-lasting bike. So are they still in love with...

2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R race bike unveiled

2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R race bike unveiled

Kawasaki have given the World superbike paddock a sneak preview of the all new ZX-10R race bike that they will campaign in the series in 2011. Having been a backmarker in the class in recent years,...

BMW S1000RR owner reviews

BMW S1000RR owner reviews

The BMW S1000RR has taken road test and sales charts by storm. But do owners actually like it? Read their full reports in this week's MCN, out now. What's good? - Capable of extreme...