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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...

New KTM 790 is scalpel-sharp

New KTM 790 is scalpel-sharp

KTM prepares to put stunning 790 concept bike into production KTM are getting ready to unleash this sharp-looking 790 weapon. MCN managed to get hold of these spy shots as the Austrian firm held...

CCM Spitfire flat-tracker unveiled

CCM Spitfire flat-tracker unveiled

The new CCM Spitfire is the first model from their Skunkwerx department and it brings a new engine and unique frame After a bumper year of 150% sales growth, followed by a big cash injection, CCM have...

Chinese twins look familiar

Chinese twins look familiar

New family could be destined for Europe The latest new bikes from China come from Taizhou Moray, who already sell a range of 125cc, Honda MSX-inspired models under the Motrac and Urban names. Now the...

Spy shots reveal new version of Triumph’s 800 adventure bike

Spy shots reveal new version of Triumph’s 800 adventure bike

This is Triumph’s new middleweight Tiger undergoing testing in Spain last week. The early-stage prototype bike is a very long way from finished, but there’s no mistaking that its origins are rooted in...

Cool new electric street tracker

Cool new electric street tracker

Alta reveal new electric Street Tracker US-based Alta Motors have unveiled an additional version of their Redshift electric motorcycle. The update sees the introduction of a Street Tracker that will...

Yamaha FZ25 debuts in India

Yamaha FZ25 debuts in India

Yamaha have taken the wraps off the FZ25, a single-cylinder naked bike which the firm hopes will push Yamaha to the top of the competitive small-capacity naked bike class in India. The engine in the...

Ducati and Diesel team up to create Diavel Diesel

Ducati and Diesel team up to create Diavel Diesel

Ducati have teamed up with fashion company Diesel to create a limited edition Diavel. The Ducati Diavel Diesel. Designed by the Ducati Design Center and Creative Director of Diesel Licences Andrea...

Beat the winter blues with the Christini AWD II-Track

Beat the winter blues with the Christini AWD II-Track

So far in 2017 we've only had a very light dusting of snow across most of the UK, but should things get a little more Day After Tomorrow there's the new Christini AWD II-Track snow bike. As you might...

Black Douglas: Rose-tinted autocycles

Black Douglas: Rose-tinted autocycles

Black Douglas produces motorcycles that hark back to yesteryear There was a once a time when gentlemen wore hats, pannier mounts were briefcase holders and you could ride a motorcycle from London to...

Triumph boost Street Triple 765 range for 2017

Triumph boost Street Triple 765 range for 2017

In addition to the range-topping Street Triple RS, Triumph will offer two further main model choices – the S and the R – as well as two spin-off models catering for A2 licence holders and the...

Triumph unveil hot new Street Triple 765 RS

Triumph unveil hot new Street Triple 765 RS

A whole decade has passed since Triumph unveiled the original Street Triple, which emerged blinking its trademark round headlamps into the daylight for 2007. It instantly defined a whole new attitude...

Royal Enfield unveils Classic 350 Redditch in India

Royal Enfield unveils Classic 350 Redditch in India

Royal Enfield have given the Classic 350 model an aesthetic makeover in India, with three new colours inspired by the models built during the 1950s at the Redditch factory. The Classic 350 will now be...

Gallery: Triumph Bonneville Bobber launch

Gallery: Triumph Bonneville Bobber launch

You're looking at one of the prettiest and most eagerly anticipated Triumphs ever. The new £10,500 Bonneville Bobber was only unveiled in October, but deposits are already gushing into dealers -...

Triumph Bonneville Bobber: price and Inspiration Kits announced

Triumph Bonneville Bobber: price and Inspiration Kits announced

Triumph has confirmed their new Bonneville Bobber will cost £10,500 when it hits dealers in February. As well as offering over 150 official performance, touring and cosmetic accessories, a full LED...

KTM's secret 790 Adventure spied

KTM's secret 790 Adventure spied

These are the first decent images of KTM’s next adventure bike – the 790 Adventure, which isn’t expected to arrive in dealers until early 2019. KTM CEO, Stefan Pierer, recently confirmed to MCN that...

A new brand with a new bike

A new brand with a new bike

New American motorcycle manufacturers Vanguard have unveiled their first bike: the Roadster If you’ve never heard of Vanguard before do not despair as they are brand new offering. Vanguard are a new...

Tasty Chinese 650 twin is just £5k

Tasty Chinese 650 twin is just £5k

This is CF Moto’s new 650MT, their third bike to be based on a 650cc engine. The previous two – the 650i and 650TR – were naked and touring bikes, while the new MT is aimed squarely at the adventure...

CF Moto 650MT coming soon

CF Moto 650MT coming soon

The new adventure styled 650MT makes 71hp, has an 18 litre tank and is ready to tour CF Moto have released the 650MT, the third bike based on a 650cc engine to come from the Chinese manufacturers. The...

Spirit Motorcycles launch with two new bikes

Spirit Motorcycles launch with two new bikes

Spirit Motorcycles have unveiled their two first production bikes, the GP Sport and GP Street along with two unhinged R models Spirit Motorcycles are new manufacturers that have been formed by the...

All-new Aero E-Racer sparks up

All-new Aero E-Racer sparks up

The days when Italian bikes and electronics didn't mix are long gone – and that’s good news for Aero motorcycles, who unveiled this prototype bike dubbed the E-Racer in Milan.  The E-Racer is the...

New MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR announced

New MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR announced

MV Agusta have announced a new Brutale 800 RR, which now makes 140hp and 85Nm of torque While some of MV Agusta’s claims about the new Brutale 800 RR don’t all ring true (it’s not the most powerful...

Down & Out ‘Hold on go fast’ Bobber

Down & Out ‘Hold on go fast’ Bobber

It didn’t take long for the chaps at Down & Out to get their hands on the new Bobber and work their magic with it. Commissioned by Triumph and unveiled at the recent EICMA show in Milan, they were...

The new Ariel Ace R – 201bhp but with a big price tag

The new Ariel Ace R – 201bhp but with a big price tag

Ariel have announced the full specifications of the Ace R and while the performance has shot up dramatically, so has the price Ariel first announced the Ace two years ago and they have produced 50 to...

EBR Motorcycles unveil Black Lightning

EBR Motorcycles unveil Black Lightning

EBR Motorcycles, founded by engineer Erik Buell, have unveiled the Black Lightning – a street focused version of their 1190SX. The Black Lightning is the first new model from EBR Motorcycles, formerly...

A new breed of home-brew custom

A new breed of home-brew custom

Customised old bikes are ten a penny right? Well not this one. Gone is the petrol engine and about 90% of the other parts of the bike, replaced with the battery pack from a Nissan Leaf. Say hello to...

Rieju MRT 50 SuperMoto Trophy back by popular demand

Rieju MRT 50 SuperMoto Trophy back by popular demand

The MRT 50 SM Trophy has been such a sales success for Spanish firm Rieju that they have decided to produce the Trophy 2.0. The original Trophy sold all 500 in quick time, so Rieju are manufacturing...

Is this the bike of the future?

Is this the bike of the future?

It is our firm belief that concepts should be conceptual. They should be mad, far out and almost impossible to put into production – the Digimoto R1200R concept is exactly that. Digimoto is a...

World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR – in detail

World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR – in detail

Simon Skinner is head of design at Norton, and the man from whose brain this stunning new Norton was born. He spoke exclusively to MCN last week at the Donington Hall factory last week, when we also...

World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR revealed

World Exclusive: New Norton V4 RR revealed

It’s proving impossible to look away. Despite trying to hold a coherent conversation with Stuart Garner, CEO of Norton and the man responsible for bringing the legendary British brand back into...