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Ducati Panigale V4S 2020 - the story

Ducati Panigale V4S 2020 - the story

MCN's Chris Newbigging has attended the launch, and you can read his 2020 Ducati Panigale V4S review here. The new 1103cc, 211bhp V4-powered missile is Ducati's second-generation S model and promises...

KTM reveal long anticipated 2020 1290 Super Duke R

KTM reveal long anticipated 2020 1290 Super Duke R

The long-anticipated 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R super naked broke cover at the Eicma motorcycle show in Milan in November 2019, promising more power and less weight, thanks to a new chassis. We've now...

On a charge! It's the best electric motorbikes coming soon in 2020 and beyond

On a charge! It's the best electric motorbikes coming soon in 2020 and beyond

Electric motorcycles are only becoming better and more common, so it's no surprise that there's more to come in 2020, and beyond. Latest news: Harley-Davidson middleweight flattracker...

Pre-production version of retro-styled Bimota KB4 set for summer 2020 reveal

Pre-production version of retro-styled Bimota KB4 set for summer 2020 reveal

A spokesperson for Italian firm, Bimota, has today confirmed to MCN that the first pre-production version of their retro-inspired KB4 sportsbike could appear as early as summer 2020.  The second...

Triumph update A2 Street Triple S

Triumph update A2 Street Triple S

Triumph have announced an updated version of their A2-compliant Street Triple S model with tweaks to match the recently released RS. The Euro5 updated bike uses the same 660cc triple engine found in...

Hubless NAWA Racer electric concept revealed featuring new 'hybrid’ battery tech

Hubless NAWA Racer electric concept revealed featuring new 'hybrid’ battery tech

French energy storage company, NAWA Industries, have revealed their latest Racer electric concept to the public at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas. Featuring a hubless rear wheel,...

2020 Honda Africa Twin: the story

2020 Honda Africa Twin: the story

Now we've have a chance to ride it, be sure to check out our 2020 Honda Africa Twin review. In September 2019 pricing and PCP details were announced for the 2020 Honda Africa Twin. The list features...

A "two-wheeled Jeep" from Harley-Davidson! MCN talks Pan America 1250 with design chief

A "two-wheeled Jeep" from Harley-Davidson! MCN talks Pan America 1250 with design chief

The Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 is on the way and if what you guys are saying goes, it’s one of the most controversial machines we can expect next year. Harley have made some big promises about...

Kawasaki Z H2 (2020) - the story

Kawasaki Z H2 (2020) - the story

We've now had a chance to ride it, so click through for our full Kawasaki Z H2 review. Kawasaki Z H2 pricing confirmed, launch in mid-February First published 19 December 2019 by Dan...

Segway Ninebot unveil self-balanacing scoot concept, eScooter and eMoped line-up

Segway Ninebot unveil self-balanacing scoot concept, eScooter and eMoped line-up

Electric personal transportation specialists, Segway Ninebot, have unveiled a pair of smart scooters at an event in Beijing, China, an eScooter and an eMoped. The eScooter is capable of 62mph in top...

Trail by fire! New performance kit almost doubles the power of 2020 Honda CRF450L

Trail by fire! New performance kit almost doubles the power of 2020 Honda CRF450L

The Honda CRF450L is a cracking bike aimed at those who want to go trail riding but will probably never spend two hours crashing around an enduro race course. It’s also remarkably versatile – we know...

2020 BMW S1000XR - the story

2020 BMW S1000XR - the story

Pricing and specification have been confirmed for the 2020 BMW S1000XR sports adventure bike, and it's going to start at £12,890 - just £490 more than the old version. You'll get a trio of paint...

Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade - the story

Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade - the story

Prices have been revealed for the 2020 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade range, with the base model weighing in at £19,999 and the higher-spec SP option available for £23,499. Related: 2020 Honda...

From concept to quarry crusher - Husqvarna Norden 901 confirmed!

From concept to quarry crusher - Husqvarna Norden 901 confirmed!

Husqvarna have confirmed that the striking Norden 901 will be coming to a showroom near you soon by adding it to their production bike line-up for 2021. The historic off-road brand, now part of the...

Pricing and spec revealed for 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 - the A2 ace that'll tour or tackle trackdays

Pricing and spec revealed for 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 - the A2 ace that'll tour or tackle trackdays

Pricing and specifications have been announced for the 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650, and it’s set to hit showrooms from £6899 if you have it painted Metallic Spark Black. Related: 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650...

Naked attraction: Ducati Streetfighter V2 on the horizon

Naked attraction: Ducati Streetfighter V2 on the horizon

Ducati CEO, Claudio Domenicali, has revealed that a lower-capacity version of their Streetfighter V4 is planned, in an exclusive interview with MCN. When asked if the Italian firm’s new 205bhp V4...

Yamaha Racing Experience days cancelled for 2020 due to Coronavirus

Yamaha Racing Experience days cancelled for 2020 due to Coronavirus

Yamaha have taken the decision to cancel both Racing Experience days in the midst of the Coronavirus crisis. No new dates have been put forward, so you'll need to wait until 2021 to get your...

Video: Kawasaki Z650 cleans up for Euro5

Video: Kawasaki Z650 cleans up for Euro5

Just like lots of new bikes this year, the updates to the 2020 Kawasaki Z650 are designed to squeeze it through the new Euro5 emissions tests, saving time for a big update in the future. So the Z650...

Eisenberg V8: 480bhp twin 'Busa-engined beast

Eisenberg V8: 480bhp twin 'Busa-engined beast

Speed record breaking superstar and general madman Zef Eisenberg has taken all of his high-speed learnings and poured them into a limited run production bike – the Eisenberg V8. Built from two Suzuki...

DR Big appeal for £109 a month? 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050 PCP rates revealed

DR Big appeal for £109 a month? 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050 PCP rates revealed

You can get a 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050 on the firm's Flexible Finance scheme (a PCP agreement) for £109 a month, and be one of the first to received their new bike when models arrive in dealers in...

Lexmoto LXR 380 sportsbike is the firm's first A2-friendly model

Lexmoto LXR 380 sportsbike is the firm's first A2-friendly model

Introducing the Lexmoto LXR 380; a brand-new A2-compliant sportsbike costing £2399 less than the current class-leading Honda CBR500R. Priced at £3699.99 (the Honda will set you back £6099), this is...

Roar power! 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 has punchier mid-range, lower weight and a raft of modern kit

Roar power! 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 has punchier mid-range, lower weight and a raft of modern kit

Triumph’s new Tiger 900 has come out fighting - claws and all - thanks to a bigger engine, more torque, meatier mid-range and a lot less mass to lug around, too. Related: 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 GT...

Kymco RevoNEX electric naked set for 2021 release

Kymco RevoNEX electric naked set for 2021 release

Kymco have created the RevoNEX, an electric naked which they say will be on sale in 2021. The smart-looking machine has a gearbox but can be left in second gear for slower city riding as 70mph can be...

Benelli on a budget? All-new wallet-friendly Leoncino 800 range

Benelli on a budget? All-new wallet-friendly Leoncino 800 range

Benelli have released a pair of new, larger-capacity Leoncino 800s powered by an all-new twin-cylinder motor, which looks set to take the fight directly to Yamaha's MT-07. Consisting of the new...

Norton Superlight SS: a supercharged, carbon-framed, 170bhp version of 650 twin

Norton Superlight SS: a supercharged, carbon-framed, 170bhp version of 650 twin

Norton have supercharged their 650 Superlight super-twin and thrown in a carbon-fibre frame, subframe and swingarm to create a genuine lightweight sportsbike. The new chassis weighs 47% less than the...

CCM unveil Stealth versions of Foggy, Bobber and Six

CCM unveil Stealth versions of Foggy, Bobber and Six

CCM have unveiled new Stealth Series versions of three of their current bike models. The Bobber Stealth, Six Stealth and Foggy Stealth are all blacked-out and mean-looking versions of the standard...

Herald Brat 125 is the retro-styled learner-legal bike designed in the UK

Herald Brat 125 is the retro-styled learner-legal bike designed in the UK

British motorbike importer Herald Motor Co. have launched a new 125 called the Brat, which they designed themselves. The brand’s models are usually off-the-peg imports from Chinese manufacturers but...

2020 Honda SH125i gains greater storage and improved performance

2020 Honda SH125i gains greater storage and improved performance

Having sold 19,000 units across Europe in 2018 alone, Honda have updated their ever-popular SH125i scooter for 2020, promising improved performance, greater practicality and Honda Selectable Torque...

Super Soco expand urban mobility range with CPx scooter and TSX moped

Super Soco expand urban mobility range with CPx scooter and TSX moped

Electric motorbike manufacturer Super Soco have introduced two new models to their range, the 125 scooter equivalent CPx, and the 50cc moped matching TSx. The CPx is designed with city commuting in...

Savic unveil cool new electric Alpha, Delta and Omega

Savic unveil cool new electric Alpha, Delta and Omega

Australian electric motorbike manufacturers, Savic, have unveiled their latest creation at the Australian motorcycle festival in Wollongong. The C-Series is available in three model variants, the...

Ariel to launch striking new Ace Iron Horse at Motorcycle Live

Ariel to launch striking new Ace Iron Horse at Motorcycle Live

Somerset-based two and four-wheeled firm, Ariel, are set to reveal a new Ace Iron Horse model at Motorcycle Live later this month. Based on the existing Ace muscle cruiser, the new £29,686 Iron Horse...

Chinese brand CFMoto reveal 700CL-X range

Chinese brand CFMoto reveal 700CL-X range

You may not have heard of CFMoto yet, but the chances are you will soon as the Chinese brand aims to increase its presence in the UK motorcycle market with a new 700CL-X range. Unveiled at Eicma, in...

Vins Duecinquanta 250 two-stroke ready for blast-off

Vins Duecinquanta 250 two-stroke ready for blast-off

Behold the Vins Duecinquanta – an exquisite, all-new, road-legal, 250 two-stroke sportsbike from Italy that’s coming to the UK very soon. The Duecinquanta, as the name suggests, is a fuel-injected...

KTM’s new 390 Adventure welcomes riders to the dirty side

KTM’s new 390 Adventure welcomes riders to the dirty side

The new KTM 390 Adventure takes the fun, feisty Duke as its starting point, then adds taller suspension, new wheels and a larger fuel tank to lend it some off-road and distance ability. Related: full...

Bimota is back! Tie-up with Kawasaki results in stunning new Tesi H2

Bimota is back! Tie-up with Kawasaki results in stunning new Tesi H2

Meet the brand new, 2020 Bimota Tesi H2. Kawasaki have today confirmed they’ve purchased a 49.9% stake in legendary Italian firm Bimota, revealing this new supercharged, hub-steered monster based...

KTM will reveal 890 Duke R naked to the world on Tuesday evening

KTM will reveal 890 Duke R naked to the world on Tuesday evening

Introducing the 2020 KTM 890 Duke R; a more powerful, revvier version of the 790 Duke launched in 2018, complete with more premium suspension and less weight. It's set to be revealed to the world in a...