October

MV Agusta Rivale Official Sketch

MV Agusta Rivale Official Sketch

This is the first official image released by MV Agusta of their new model - the Rivale. Expected to be on sale in September 2013, the new 800cc triple shares a motor with a new Brutale 800, both of...

BMW unveil 30th anniversary K1300S

BMW unveil 30th anniversary K1300S

BMW has released images and details of the 30th anniversary K1300S, which will be available in 2013 to mark the 30th anniversary of the K-series. Related: BMW K100 buyer's guide The model,...

New Honda 500s spied – again

New Honda 500s spied – again

These spy shots show Honda’s three, all-new, 2013 500s in their finished state for the first time. Believed to have been taken during the filming of an advertising campaign the pictures clearly show...

New Hayabusa unveiled with ABS and Brembo brakes

New Hayabusa unveiled with ABS and Brembo brakes

Suzuki have released details of their new-for-2013 Hayabusa. The big capacity sports bike will get only it's second update in it's fourteen year history, and becoming a member of the GSX-R family. The...

New MV Agusta Brutales for 2013

New MV Agusta Brutales for 2013

MV Agusta's four-cylinder Brutale range will be simplified to just three models for 2013 - all will be 1090cc. The three models available from 2013 are the Brutale 1090, Brutale 1090R and Brutale...

MZ return with revolutionary new engine

MZ return with revolutionary new engine

It might not look particularly revolutionary, but this understated 125 supermoto could prove to be one of the most significant motorcycles of 2013. Not only is it the first new product of the...

Chinese Kawasaki-alike 250 for £2000

Chinese Kawasaki-alike 250 for £2000

An Italian-designed 250 expected to cost around £2000 has been unveiled as a concept at the Chinese motorcycle show. The single-cylinder Kawasaki Z-esque KP250 could go into production within months.

New Loncin uses BMW G650GS engine

New Loncin uses BMW G650GS engine

A road bike using the same engine as BMW's G650GS has been unveiled at the Chinese motorcycle show. Chinese firm Loncin, which makes the single-cylinder 650 engine for BMW under licence, is using it...

Prices announced for 2013 Kawasaki models

Prices announced for 2013 Kawasaki models

Kawasaki has announced the prices for their four new 2013 models - the Ninja 300, ZX-6R, Z800 and Z800e. The Ninja 300, which replaces the Ninja 250R, will retail for £4799, with the ABS-equipped bike...

BMW HP4 available from 1 December 2012

BMW HP4 available from 1 December 2012

BMW has revealed the prices of the new HP4 and HP4 Carbon which will go on sale from December 1, 2012. The 193bhp standard 2013 HP4 is priced at £16,700 OTR while the Carbon version will cost £19,350...

Poll: What do you want from the RCV road bike?

Poll: What do you want from the RCV road bike?

Tetsuo Suzuki, the boss of HRC wants to hear from MCN readers about what they want the promised V4 1000cc RCV road bike to be like, and how much they think it should cost. One of the internal debates...

Poll: Are electric bikes the future?

Poll: Are electric bikes the future?

Electric bikes are slowly but surely catching up to traditional motorcycles, with electric bike manufacturer Brammo claiming their Empulse makes 54bhp and has a range of up to 120 miles. With...

Video: 2012 Cologne Show highlights

Video: 2012 Cologne Show highlights

Cologne 2012 saw a raft of new bikes unveiled such as the all-new and eagerly-awaited BMW R1200GS, an updated Triumph Street Triple, Suzuki V-Strom 1000 concept and retro Honda CB1100. Also...

Rate the new bikes from the Cologne Show

Rate the new bikes from the Cologne Show

The major new bike announcements from the 2012 Cologne Show have all been made, with the all-new BMW R1200GS topping the bill. As well as the new GS, there was a new Street Triple and Street Triple R,...

Ducati Launch 1199 Panigale RS13 at Cologne

Ducati Launch 1199 Panigale RS13 at Cologne

This is the stunning new 1199 Panigale RS13, a race-ready customer version of the 1199 Panigale, which is eligible for most domestic and world superbike series. The Ducati Corse prepared machine is...

Suzuki V-Strom 1000 concept revealed

Suzuki V-Strom 1000 concept revealed

Suzuki has unveiled the V-Strom 1000 concept today, the near production ready bike is still being called a concept but looks like it could go into production within a year. Suzuki has officially...

Aprilia RSV4 gets ABS for 2013

Aprilia RSV4 gets ABS for 2013

The Aprilia RSV4 APRC will get ABS for 2013 as well as a power and torque boost, as was revealed today at the Cologne Show. The 2013 RSV4 will be the most powerful to date, with a claimed power output...

Honda Dakar contender revealed

Honda Dakar contender revealed

This is Honda’s all-new CRF450 Rally Paris-Dakar desert racer as officially unveiled at the Cologne Show. Based on Honda’s current CRF450X enduro and developed in conjunction with HRC, the Honda...

New colours for 2013 Ducatis revealed at Cologne

New colours for 2013 Ducatis revealed at Cologne

Ducati has announced colour and details changes at the Cologne show, ahead of anticipated new model launches at Milan next month. Twentieth anniversary edition Monsters and a new, larger capacity,...

Honda CB1100 finally comes to UK

Honda CB1100 finally comes to UK

The air-cooled retro CB1100 will finally be reaching UK shores. The fuel-injected 1140cc DOHC inline four boasts 87bhp, tips the scales at 247kg, and the vertically challenged will appreciate the...

Updated Triumph Street Triple revealed

Updated Triumph Street Triple revealed

Triumph has updated its popular Street Triple range with a new chassis, underbelly exhaust, switchable ABS and substantial weight loss. Related: 2013 Triumph Street Triple 675 review on MCN The...

New FJR1300 heads 2013 Yamahas

New FJR1300 heads 2013 Yamahas

The biggest updates yet to the long-in-the-tooth FJR1300 tourer, including high tech electronic suspension, traction control, riding modes and more, is the highlight of Yamaha’s new range for...

New BMW R1200GS revealed

New BMW R1200GS revealed

The new BMW R1200GS will use a 125bhp water/air cooled motor and feature semi-active suspension. The biggest change comes in the engine, with the introduction for the first time of...

Kawasaki reveal two Z800s

Kawasaki reveal two Z800s

Kawasaki as expected has just unveiled its new Z800 at the Cologne Show but the surprise is there is not one Z800 but two. The Z800 itself is all new and boasts multi-adjustable suspension, an...

Peugeot Metropolis 400 Three Wheeler Unveiled.

Peugeot Metropolis 400 Three Wheeler Unveiled.

Peugeot have just taken the wraps off a brand new 400 cc three wheeler scooter to rival the Piaggio MP3. This is the first new scooter from Peugeot following a promise made in 2010 to overhaul its...

New Metal at Cologne Show

New Metal at Cologne Show

Our MCN news team are in Cologne for the 2013 Intermot Cologne Bike Show, where 100s of members of the press are about to see new bikes being unveiled including the new BMW R1200GS, Triumph...

Poll: Should all new car drivers be required to do a CBT too?

Poll: Should all new car drivers be required to do a CBT too?

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