2017

Gogoro Smartscooter 2 announced

Gogoro Smartscooter 2 announced

We first got really excited about Gogoro a little over six months ago when we met with some of the team at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. They showed us the Smartscooter, a clever little electric...

Husqvarna update Motocross range

Husqvarna update Motocross range

Alongside the updated Enduro range of motorcycles, Husqvarna have also revealed their 2018 Motocross range. With 8 updated models that includes both two and four-stroke machinery. One of the...

Husqvarna unveil fuel-injected two-stroke range

Husqvarna unveil fuel-injected two-stroke range

Husqvarna have unveiled their 2018 Enduro range of motorcycles, and like KTM, they’ve introduced a pair of all-new fuel-injected two-strokes with the TE250i and T300i. The bikes are both completely...

CCM unveil new Spitfire Scrambler

CCM unveil new Spitfire Scrambler

CCM have unveiled their new Spitfire Scrambler at the Bike Shed Show to a packed Tobacco Docks this weekend. It comes just weeks after CCM allowed MCN to see plans for the new machine and follows on...

BMW Concept Link electric scooter concept unveiled

BMW Concept Link electric scooter concept unveiled

The BMW Concept Link is a zero-emission scooter that BMW says will reinvent two-wheeled urban mobility At the annual Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, BMW have once again revealed a radical motorcycle...

Triumph add new colours to retro models

Triumph add new colours to retro models

Triumph have announced new colours for their retro range of bikes, including Cranberry Red and Frozen Silver on the popular new Bobber model. The Thruxton R's Diablo Red option will be replaced by...

Free luggage with Suzuki V-Strom 650

Free luggage with Suzuki V-Strom 650

Suzuki is offering £800 worth of luggage for free with new V-Strom 650 and V-Strom 650XTs bought before June 30. The offer includes an official Suzuki top box and tank bag, which would cost £800 in...

Energica knock £1500 off model range

Energica knock £1500 off model range

Energica, the Italian company behind the Eva and Ego electric motorcycles are not yet approved as part of the UK government's Plug-In grant for electric vehicles, so they've decided to reduce the...

Husqvarna 701 Vitpilen almost ready

Husqvarna 701 Vitpilen almost ready

Husqvarna are about to unleash a new range of bikes and these exclusive spy shots show the firm has a few surprises up its sleeve, too. Husqvarna’s trump card is that they have access to sister...

Free BikeTrac with Ducati 959 Panigale

Free BikeTrac with Ducati 959 Panigale

Ducati are giving customers who buy a new 959 Panigale before June 30th 2017 a free BikeTrac security system, which tracks the movements of the bike should it be moved without the key in the...

MV Agusta tease new RVS

MV Agusta tease new RVS

Italian firm MV Agusta have relased a short video teasing a new model dubbed RVS, which stands for Reparto Veicoli Speciali, or Special Vehicles Operations in English. MV Agusta have released no...

New Triumph Bonneville Bobber cruiser spied

New Triumph Bonneville Bobber cruiser spied

The rampant success of Triumph’s Bobber, which has even managed to eclipse the firm’s own success with the T120 Thruxton, looks to have already spawned a new model spin-off that will replace the...

KTM unveil fuel-injection two-stroke models

KTM unveil fuel-injection two-stroke models

KTM have taken the wraps off their two new fuel injected enduro machines, the 250 EXC TPI and 300 EXC TPI. The two new models are the world's first production fuel-injected two-stroke off-road...

Honda update the CRF450

Honda update the CRF450

Honda have announced that there will be a number of updates to their CRF450R motocross bike. The bike will get an electric starter as standard for the first time, which will undoubtedly help get the...

Suzuki Turbo gathers pace

Suzuki Turbo gathers pace

Turbocharging is set to become widespread on future bikes as manufacturers combat emissions limits while striving for improved economy and performance. And Suzuki will be at the forefront of the...

Jawa 350 OHC revealed

Jawa 350 OHC revealed

Czech motorcycle company Jawa have introduced a new bike powered by a 350cc single-cylinder engine, dubbed the 350 OHC. The model uses a copy of the Honda XR400 engine built by Chinese firm Shineray...

Moto Morini Corsaro 1200 ZZ revealed

Moto Morini Corsaro 1200 ZZ revealed

For many manufacturers, 2017 presented a challenge as the incoming Euro4 emissions meant they had two choices: tweak their non-compliant engines and extend the life of the product, or design something...

2018 KTM SX range in dealers this month

2018 KTM SX range in dealers this month

KTM's two-stroke and four-stroke motocross SX range will be available in UK dealers this month for those of you looking to get dirty this summer. For 2018 KTM's 85 SX machine has been updated and...

KTM go electric

KTM go electric

Kings of the nutty naked are brewing an electric 390 Duke KTM could be the company that makes electric bikes a serious consideration. While electric bikes once had all the allure of a disability...

New CCM Spitfire Scrambler revealed

New CCM Spitfire Scrambler revealed

CCM build on the rampant success of their Spitfire with pukka off-roader CCM first told MCN of their intention to produce a Scrambler variant of the Spitfire a few weeks ago – and now we can...

BMW set to unveil F850GS

BMW set to unveil F850GS

BMW are about to unleash a powerful new F850GS in a bid to blow the fast-selling Afrcia Twin and Multistrada 950 into the weeds. With adventure bike sales still strong, one of the key growth areas is...

BMW confirm 212bhp carbon-framed £68,000 superbike

BMW confirm 212bhp carbon-framed £68,000 superbike

BMW Motorrad have revealed the full production version of the concept bike we were teased with at the end of 2017. Related: Read the full 2017 BMW HP4 Race review on MCN Dubbed the HP4 RACE, it's...

Swiss framebuilders Egli have returned

Swiss framebuilders Egli have returned

Fritz Egli made a name for himself in the 1960s when he stormed to victory in the Swiss National Championships aboard a 1000cc Vincent that sported a frame of his own design – and he attributed the...

Husky Svartpilen spied

Husky Svartpilen spied

Husqvarna have turned their Svartpilen concept into reality Husqvarna unveiled their Vitpilen (White Arrow) and Svartpilen (Black Arrow) concepts three years ago, followed by two further 401 models at...

We hope the Honda 150 SS Racer becomes a reality

We hope the Honda 150 SS Racer becomes a reality

Honda Thailand recently pulled the covers off the stunning concept you see above - the 150 SS Racer - at the Bangkok Motor Show. The bike is powered by the 150cc single-cylinder engine from the...

CCM plan new Spitfire Scrambler

CCM plan new Spitfire Scrambler

Big sales success prompts off-road ready Scrambler CCM revealed their limited-edition Spitfire at the Carole Nash MCN Show in February – and just one week later they had sold all 150 units and the...

New Enfield 750 imminent

New Enfield 750 imminent

MCN have seen what appears to be a finished version of Royal Enfield’s new Continental GT750 undergoing testing in the UK, having already previously spied it being tested in Spain last year (pictured...

Super-rare Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Chieftain revealed

Super-rare Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Chieftain revealed

Indian Motorcycle have revealed a second Jack Daniels special edition, and they’re only going to build 100 of them. What’s more, only ONE of the Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Chieftains will come to...

Ducati SuperSport added to Ducati TriOptions finance

Ducati SuperSport added to Ducati TriOptions finance

The new Ducati SuperSport and SuperSport S have been added to Ducati's TriOptions finance scheme with a minimum deposit of £1000. Ducati SuperSport: Your questions answered Video: Ducati SuperSport...

New £6745 Harley-Davidson Street Rod

New £6745 Harley-Davidson Street Rod

Harley-Davidson have taken the wraps off their latest model, the Street Rod, which is nothing to do with the 2005 liquid-cooled model of the same name, and uses a new High Output Revolution 750cc...

Suzuki GSX250R price announced

Suzuki GSX250R price announced

The new Suzuki GSX250R, first unveiled at the Milan Show in 2016, will be available from £4299 when it reaches UK dealers in April. The new bike will also be available in a MotoGP replica colour...

Suzuki GSX-S1000 2017: more power and more tech

Suzuki GSX-S1000 2017: more power and more tech

The Suzuki GSX-S1000 has received a few changes for 2017 including more power and a slipper clutch With its powerful 1000cc motor, the GSX-S1000 has become a firm favourite in the super naked category...

Yamaha YS125 launched: YBR125 replacement

Yamaha YS125 launched: YBR125 replacement

The YS125 has a new Euro 4 compliant engine plus a larger 14 litre fuel tank all for £2,799 The YBR125 has been a big sales success for Yamaha, shifting over 150,000 units during the last 10 years in...

Hesketh unveil 2100cc supercharged behemoth

Hesketh unveil 2100cc supercharged behemoth

Supercharged Brit breaks cover Reborn British brand Hesketh launched a new bike at the Carlole Nash MCN London Show last weekend – and it's a 2100cc monster! Named the Valiant after the cold war...

CCM launch 2017 Spitfire

CCM launch 2017 Spitfire

CCM have launched their new Spitfire motorcycle at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle show after a period of strong growth in 2016. This hand-built bike will be competitively priced at £7995 -...

Honda’s new V4 superbike is taking shape for 2019 unveiling

Honda’s new V4 superbike is taking shape for 2019 unveiling

While the new Fireblade is grabbing the headlines right now, Honda’s engineers are already moving on with a secret V4 superbike that’s expected to be unleashed in 2019. Scheduled to coincide with...