ew Motorcycles | 2022 and Upcoming Models

New motorcycles for 2022 - upcoming bike models and in-depth features from the world's best motorcycling publication, MCN. Get everything we know about the big launches, reveals, spy shots and teasers right here, first. 

Katana sharpened! Suzuki roadster gets 2022 engine and electronics updates

Katana sharpened! Suzuki roadster gets 2022 engine and electronics updates

Suzuki’s popular retro-inspired Katana roadster has got a significant makeover for 2022 to gain more power, improved electronics, uprated dash, new colours and more! Originally introduced in 2019 as a...

Full details: New Moto Guzzi V100 Mandello breaks cover at Eicma

Full details: New Moto Guzzi V100 Mandello breaks cover at Eicma

Moto Guzzi have released more details on the V100 Mandello, which signifies a huge step forward for the brand. Best known for their low-tech retro machines of late, the new V100 is the most...

Aprilia updates RS660, Tuono and unveils all-new scooters

Aprilia updates RS660, Tuono and unveils all-new scooters

Aprilia has brought out two new versions of its popular Tuono 660 and RS660 sportsbike, as well as all-new 125 and 200cc scooters. The Tuono 660 (pictured above) is now available in ‘Factory’ trim,...

Yamaha Ténéré 700 Raid Prototype unveiled

Yamaha Ténéré 700 Raid Prototype unveiled

Yamaha have unveiled a radical off-road focused concept based on the popular Ténéré 700 that they say "is just the beginning".  The Ténéré 700 has been an incredibly successful bike for Yamaha...

Elefants in the room: MV Agusta borrow a slice of Cagiva’s Dakar racing heritage for two new adventure bikes

Elefants in  the room: MV Agusta borrow a slice of Cagiva’s Dakar racing heritage for two new adventure bikes

MV Agusta have dived headfirst into the adventure bike market, revealing two mud-plugging models inspired by the Dakar Rally success of the Cagiva Elefant. Related articles on MCN MV Agusta Turismo...

Ready for small ADVenture? Honda unveil 350 version of their adventure scooter

Ready for small ADVenture? Honda unveil 350 version of their adventure scooter

Meet the new Honda ADV350, a scooter the Japanese firm say is conceived to mix the sophistication and practicality of a conventional, mid-range scooter with a fashionable rugged style as inspired by...

Honda gives Fireblade major improvements for 2022 and 30th Anniversary SP fully unveiled

Honda gives Fireblade major improvements for 2022 and 30th Anniversary SP fully unveiled

There wasn’t much wrong with Honda’s CBR1000RR-R and SP superbikes – they were brand-new just two years ago, after all – but Honda has improved them anyway. Related articles on MCN Honda CBR1000RR-R...

New Yamaha MT-10 SP raises the bar: Latest Ohlins suspension leads changes to Japan’s top super naked

New Yamaha MT-10 SP raises the bar: Latest Ohlins suspension leads changes to Japan’s top super naked

Following Yamaha’s recent unveiling of a virtually all-new MT-10 super naked with six extra bhp, refreshed styling, improved brakes and new TFT dash, comes this even higher spec SP version. Related...

Kenyan-built Opibus expected to cost under a grand

Kenyan-built Opibus expected to cost under a grand

This rugged two-wheeler might not win any beauty contests but it could change the world by being the first electric bike built in Africa with the idea of being so affordable and practical it could...

Affordable Mutt FSR125 and 250 get racier wheels, styling and more

Affordable Mutt FSR125 and 250 get racier wheels, styling and more

UK firm Mutt Motorcycles have unveiled two updated FSR models. Still based around a Chinese-built, old-school air-cooled single in either 125cc/12bhp or 250cc/21bhp guises, the two bikes are the...

Semi-active super naked: KTM reveal 1290 Super Duke R Evo with electronic WP springs

Semi-active super naked: KTM reveal 1290 Super Duke R Evo with electronic WP springs

KTM are updating their snarling V-twin 1290 Super Duke R range for 2022, revealing a new Evo model complete with WP semi-active suspension. Already impressively damped in standard trim, thanks to full...

Yamaha TMAX goes to the max! Top-spec scoot gets more tech and a major restyle

Yamaha TMAX goes to the max! Top-spec scoot gets more tech and a major restyle

Yamaha have updated their flagship maxi-scooter, the TMAX Tech Max, for 2022 with sportier looks and bang up-to-date tech. The front-end is now more muscular with reshaped and higher headlights and...

BMW’s R18 cruiser turned into tasty café racer in tie-up with Japanese custom king

BMW’s R18 cruiser turned into tasty café racer in tie-up with Japanese custom king

This ‘sport endurance’ version of BMW’s R18 cruiser is the latest one-off custom to be made out of collaboration between the German firm and some of the world’s leading bike builders. Related articles...

The everyday Streetfighter? Ducati's new V2 takes tech from baby Panigale

The everyday Streetfighter? Ducati's new V2 takes tech from baby Panigale

Ducati are broadening the appeal of their Streetfighter line-up for 2022, revealing a more approachable £14,995 V2 model based on the Panigale V2 sportsbike. It’s been almost two years since Ducati...

The full SP: Ducati launch blacked-out lightweight Streetfighter V4 SP

The full SP: Ducati launch blacked-out lightweight Streetfighter V4 SP

Ducati have launched their most bonkers super naked to date – a lighter version of the Streetfighter V4 S boasting an exclusive paintjob, single seat and components taken from the Superleggera V4...

Honda reinvent the superbike: Composite and cast alloy monocoque patent revealed

Honda reinvent the superbike: Composite and cast alloy monocoque patent revealed

It’s been more than 35 years since the Suzuki GSX-R750 laid the template that almost every Japanese superbike still follows – but Honda have been hard at work creating a machine that might topple the...

For a limited time only: Triumph unveil three new special editions

For a limited time only: Triumph unveil three new special editions

Triumph have unveiled a raft of new special editions based on the Rocket 3 R and GT, Thruxton RS and Street Twin models. Although the numbers won’t be limited, each of the specials will only be on...

Rebooted Yamaha XSR900 retro packs a bigger punch

Rebooted Yamaha XSR900 retro packs a bigger punch

Following the fully-revised 2021 MT-09 roadster comes Yamaha’s new 2022 XSR900 - the retro-styled sister bike to the popular MT triple. And, with more power, a much improved lighter yet stronger...

Rotary revival: 220bhp, £85,000 Crighton CR700W track bike launched

Rotary revival: 220bhp, £85,000 Crighton CR700W track bike launched

This rotary-powered, ultra-exotic, limited edition track bike is the just-unveiled CR700W – the latest project of former Norton rotary racing genius Brian Crighton. And, with a whopping 220bhp from...

Norden arrives: Husqvarna 901 adventurer set for on and off-road exploration from 2022

Norden arrives: Husqvarna 901 adventurer set for on and off-road exploration from 2022

After almost two years of spy shots, and video teasers Husqvarna have finally lifted the covers off their hotly anticipated Norden 901 adventure bike. Based on the pre-existing KTM 890 Adventure...

Norton V4SV: New Norton’s new superbike unveiled

Norton V4SV: New Norton’s new superbike unveiled

Norton have given us the first images and details of their redesigned flagship superbike, which they say is ‘all-new and re-engineered’ to be the ‘most luxurious British superbike ever created’. Now...

Lexmoto LS-N 125 naked takes aim at its premium rivals

Lexmoto LS-N 125 naked takes aim at its premium rivals

Small capacity Chinese bike specialists Lexmoto are taking aim at the premium end of the learner-legal sports naked market – revealing a new £3799 LS-N 125 complete with mobile connectivity, an LCD...

BMW's K1600 tourers get ultra-modern dash, suspension and more

BMW's K1600 tourers get ultra-modern dash, suspension and more

BMW have given their six-cylinder K1600 tourer family a big (and probably overdue) boost for 2022 with updated engines, improved suspension, LED lights, uprated music and, best of all, a massive,...

Multistrada reaches its peak: Ducati all-rounder gets uprated chassis, electronics and more

Multistrada reaches its peak: Ducati all-rounder gets uprated chassis, electronics and more

These are the first official pictures of the new, performance-enhanced, Pikes Peak version of Ducati’s already brilliant Multistrada V4. We've ridden it: Ducati Multilstrada V4 Pikes Peak...

Thirty years of Fireblade magic: Special edition to mark the bike that changed our world

Thirty years of Fireblade magic: Special edition to mark the bike that changed our world

Honda are working on a special edition Fireblade to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the original model. The CBR900RR FireBlade launched to critical and commercial acclaim in 1992, ushering in a new...

Triumph unveil Gold Line versions of Bonneville models available for one year only

Triumph unveil Gold Line versions of Bonneville models available for one year only

After the success of their limited-edition Gold Line Street Twin in 2020, Triumph have now expanded the offering to eight different models. Each comes in a different colour but all share the same...

Fit for a king: MV Agusta release special edition Superveloce Ago

Fit for a king: MV Agusta release special edition Superveloce Ago

MV Agusta have unveiled a special edition Superveloce Ago retro sportsbike to honour the racing successes of ex-factory racer Giacomo Agostini. Ago won 15 world championships across his career, as...

Honda NT1100: a slimmed-down Africa Twin for the roads and for under £12k!

Honda NT1100: a slimmed-down Africa Twin for the roads and for under £12k!

Honda have brought touring back into focus with its new NT1100 – an Africa Twin based sports tourer that has modern performance, old-school practicality and a sensible price tag. Honda say they made...

New Buell machines and orders just weeks away

New Buell machines and orders just weeks away

Buell are getting ready to restart manufacturing on November 1, with online reservations to open at the same time. This will be the first time new Buells have rolled off a production line since then...

Supermono for the 21st century: Ducati veteran Terblanche reworks the legendary racer

Supermono for the 21st century: Ducati veteran Terblanche reworks the legendary racer

The man behind some of the most memorable Ducatis of all time, Pierre Terblanche, has reimagined the Supermono to help launch the new Barber Advanced Design Centre. Related articles on MCN NCCR turn...

Spyshots: KTM 890 goes SuperMoto - is this a new SMT?

Spyshots: KTM 890 goes SuperMoto - is this a new SMT?

New spyshots have emerged that show KTM working on another model in their 890 family. Beginning life as the 790, the 890 models appeared last year as a natural evolution incorporating...

Ducati add new Urban Motard and 1100 Tribute Pro models to 2022 retro Scrambler line-up

Ducati add new Urban Motard and 1100 Tribute Pro models to 2022 retro Scrambler line-up

Ducati have added to their already extensive retro Scrambler line-up for 2022 - introducing the seventies-inspired 1100 Tribute Pro and the beaky, road-focussed Urban Motard.   Starting with...

MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR updated, meant to be easier to live with

MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR updated, meant to be easier to live with

The MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR is among the firm's most popular bikes, and it's been updated with a new engine, chassis and electronics suite. The idea, so MV say, is to keep things as fun and zippy as...

Cake Kalk AP electric bikes enter service with anti-poaching effort

Cake Kalk AP electric bikes enter service with anti-poaching effort

Swedish electric bike maker Cake have made their first delivery of their Kalk AP bikes to help the fight against poachers in Africa. Rangers have long used off-road bikes to quickly navigate the bush,...

Honda confirm NT1100 release for October 21

Honda confirm NT1100 release for October 21

Honda have released a teaser video for the upcoming NT1100 that confirms its release as October 21. The video is titled 'New Touring Era' and shows standard teaser video stuff – handsome couple riding...

Put a ring on it: MV Agusta launch Nürburgring special edition Brutale

Put a ring on it: MV Agusta launch Nürburgring special edition Brutale

Masters of the limited edition, MV have unveiled another short-run model, this time a modified version of their hypernaked Brutale. Called the Nürburgring after the iconic...