2016

Intermot: New Triumph Street Cup unveiled

Intermot: New Triumph Street Cup unveiled

If you’ve been lusting after the gorgeous T120 Thruxton this year, but didn’t feel comfortable with the size, power or price, salvation is here – and it’s called the Street Cup.  Essentially a...

Intermot: Triumph reveal new 900cc Bonneville family

Intermot: Triumph reveal new 900cc Bonneville family

Triumph blew everyone away with a stunning range of retro rockets this year and three more mouthwatering offerings look set to stun in 2017. The new range will boast a full complement of 900cc...

Intermot: New 2017 Suzuki GSX-S750 unveiled

Intermot: New 2017 Suzuki GSX-S750 unveiled

Suzuki’s GSR750 always had one tyre in the ‘hit’ camp, and one in the ‘miss’. The problem was less what it delivered, but more what it had promised. When the idea was mooted of a naked GSX-R750, the...

Intermot: Suzuki V-Strom 1000 updated for 2017

Intermot: Suzuki V-Strom 1000 updated for 2017

The V-Strom 1000 gets a range clean-up and a host of small changes – all of which adds up to a better offering. Gone are rambling something-or-other editions, and in come two models, the stock V-Strom...

Intermot: New 2017 Suzuki V-Strom 650 unveiled

Intermot: New 2017 Suzuki V-Strom 650 unveiled

The 2017 V-Strom 650 may not be an all-new model, but it’s not far off. The long-suffering 645cc V-twin engine has been around so long that universities let their students practice archaeology on it –...

Intermot: Homologation special Kawasaki ZX-10RR revealed

Intermot: Homologation special Kawasaki ZX-10RR revealed

Homologation specials used to make a very shouty visual statement, but Kawasaki have gone completely the other way with their ZX-10RR for 2017. Available only in this wildly subdued Winter Edition...

Intermot: Improvements made to Kawasaki Z1000SX

Intermot: Improvements made to Kawasaki Z1000SX

For 2017 the SX gets Euro4 updates, and changes to its styling as well as improvements to its sporting and touring capabilities. The overall look is now closer to the Ninja family, while the fairings...

Intermot: Kawasaki Ninja 650 replaces ER-6f

Intermot: Kawasaki Ninja 650 replaces ER-6f

Right, calm down, this isn’t an over-bored replacement for the ZX-6R, it’s actually the parallel-twin ER-6f with a mass of updates and improvements, all dressed up to look like a closer relative of...

Intermot: Updates to BMW S1000 range

Intermot: Updates to BMW S1000 range

The S1000 range has been a phenomenal success for BMW. Kicking off in 2010 with the original S1000RR, that bike has continued to evolve, keeping it at the sharpest end of the superbike sector, while...

Intermot: BMW R nineT Pure joins retro range

Intermot: BMW R nineT Pure joins retro range

Joining the ever-growing R nineT family aongisde the Racer is this, the base model in the line-up, dubbed the ‘Pure’. Stripped of all bells and whistles, it’s the most similar in style to the original...

Intermot: R nineT Racer leads BMW's retro revolution

Intermot: R nineT Racer leads BMW's retro revolution

BMW’s reinvention continues in 2017 with more new models that mark the German firm out as one of the most innovatively on-trend manufacturers in the market. And leading the charge is this beautiful R...

Revised Aprilia RSV RF and Tuono V4 for 2017

Revised Aprilia RSV RF and Tuono V4 for 2017

Both the Aprilia RSV4 and Tuono V4 1100 receive updates for 2017, with the Italian manufacturer claiming the RSV4 is one second a lap faster than the ourgoing model. Engines in both models are noew...

Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon revealed

Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon revealed

Joining the standard Moto Guzzi Audace for 2017 will be the new Audace Carbon which, as the name suggests, features carbon bodywork as well as improved ergonomics. The Audace Carbon doesn't feature...

The Tork T6X is India's first electric motorcycle

The Tork T6X is India's first electric motorcycle

Indian manufacturer Tork has unveiled theirs, and India's, first ever electric motorcycle, named the T6X. The bike boasts a range of 100km (62 miles), with a cruising speed of 62mph and 19ftlb of...

Ducati SuperSport to be unveiled October 4 at INTERMOT

Ducati SuperSport to be unveiled October 4 at INTERMOT

The new Ducati SuperSport will be unveiled at 6pm, Tuesday October 4 as part of the INTERMOT show in Cologne, Germany. The new bike, which was available to view to show-goers at this year's World...

Husqvarna 701 gets updated engine for 2017

Husqvarna 701 gets updated engine for 2017

Husqvarna's 701 Supermoto and Enduro models will be updated for 2017 with a new engine, increasing power and bringing the bikes inline with new Euro4 regulations. TOP STORIES Motorcyclists go dapper...

New BMW K1600GTL spied

New BMW K1600GTL spied

This is BMW’s 2017 K1600GTL super-tourer in all its glory, scooped just days ahead of its anticipated unveiling in Germany at next week’s Intermot show in Cologne. The class-defining inline-six...

Triumph celebrate 10 years of the Street Triple

Triumph celebrate 10 years of the Street Triple

Triumph are celebrating the Street Triple's tenth birthday by creating the three brilliant special editions. The bikes will all feature a special paint scheme in association with 8Ball paint shop, who...

New Yamaha R6 on the way?

New Yamaha R6 on the way?

Yamaha have released a new video that hints at a new mid-capacity sportsbike being readied in the wings ahead of a 2017 launch. Titled R World, it’s thought that the video hints at a new R6, with the...

New Honda Fireblade revealed

New Honda Fireblade revealed

Honda will release a new CBR1000RR Fireblade for 2017, and these spy shots of a production-ready bike being ridden on track in Croatia last week finally reveal more about how the CBR will look, and...

Meet Honda's new adventure scoot

Meet Honda's new adventure scoot

Honda have confirmed that the X-ADV scooter, first shown as the City Adventure concept in Milan last year, will be going into production and have released images and a video featuring the finished...

Honda CB300 gets TT treatment

Honda CB300 gets TT treatment

Honda’s retro 300 TT Racer concept machine has been unveiled under the radar but is now attracting a lot of attention. Like the CX-02 it was the work of one of Honda’s outlying R&D subsidiaries.

Plans revealed: Honda CB500X gets tough

Plans revealed: Honda CB500X gets tough

Honda presented the CX-02 Concept in February this year at the Auto Expo in Delhi, India, but new patents lodged suggest that it will be going into production as the new CB500X. If you missed the...

Two versions of BMW C evolution incoming

Two versions of BMW C evolution incoming

BMW are set to release two versions of their electric C Evolution scooter; one with an extended range and one restricted for A1 licence holders, both of which will use the same batteries as the BMW i3...

Husqvarna reveals new TC50 and TC65

Husqvarna reveals new TC50 and TC65

Husqvarna has revealed two new two-stroke motocross models for 2017 - the TC50 and TC65 mini motocross bikes. The TC50 is powered by a two-stroke engine using a three shaft design to bring the...

MV Agusta F4Z revealed

MV Agusta F4Z revealed

This one-off MV Agusta F4Z has been built by famous Italian styling house Zagato for a Japanese collector who already owns rare Zagato cars. Low resolution images of the bike were mysteriously leaked...

CFMoto plans a cheap 650 twin

CFMoto plans a cheap 650 twin

CFMoto are revamping their range and adding this Versys-style budget 650 twin model to their line-up. Called the 650MT, the bike takes its chassis and 650cc parallel-twin engine from the firm’s...

Kawasaki tie-in gets serious with new Kymco 650 roadster

Kawasaki tie-in gets serious with new Kymco 650 roadster

Kymco and Kawasaki have already been in cahoots to create Kawasaki’s first attack on the scooter market with the J300 and J125 – and now Kawasaki are repaying the favour by helping Kymco take a shot...

Triumph Bobber confirmed

Triumph Bobber confirmed

Triumph have been developing hordes of new bikes around their water-cooled Bonneville engine family and one of the strangest will be the bobber that’s been spotted on test a couple of times in the...

BMW retro range set to grow

BMW retro range set to grow

At least two further versions of the BMW R nineT are set to go on sale in 2017, just as MCN exclusively revealed earlier this year. Information from emissions certification paperwork in America shows...

Honda to unleash mad 750 adventure scooter

Honda to unleash mad 750 adventure scooter

When Honda showed the City Adventure concept bike at last year’s EICMA show in Milan few people took it seriously. A cross between a big scooter and an adventure bike, Honda refused to reveal any...

Harley-Davidson reveal new engines for 2017 range

Harley-Davidson reveal new engines for 2017 range

Harley-Davidson have unveiled the complete range of new touring models which now feature the company’s most-powerful engine yet – the new Milwaukee-Eight V-twin. The Milwaukee-Eight is, slightly...

Ducati SuperSport 939 spied

Ducati SuperSport 939 spied

This is the first glimpse of the new Ducati SuperSport 939 in action. It’s also the first time it’s been seen since the leaked images from last month’s World Ducati Week, where the bike was previewed...

SWM’s retro classic, Silver Vase 440 £4699

SWM’s retro classic, Silver Vase 440 £4699

There will be several variations on SWM’s retro classic theme, all using the same basic frame and engine. The Silver Vase faithfully replicates the street scrambler style of the early 1970s, with twin...

Flat-out on Indian’s Hooligan Scout Sixty

Flat-out on Indian’s Hooligan Scout Sixty

Indian motorcycles has just taken the wraps off the all-new FTR750 flat track racer but MCN was able to get a quick spin on the pre-cursor of the bike with the Super Hooligan Scout Sixty race...

Indian FTR750 flat track racer revealed

Indian FTR750 flat track racer revealed

This is the new Indian FTR750 flattrack racer which the American company hopes can continue the onslaught against Harley-Davidson as a home-grown rival on track. The bike has been revealed at the 76th...