New 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. 

All-new KTM 125 Duke breaks cover: New engine, frame, suspension and more for 2023

All-new KTM 125 Duke breaks cover: New engine, frame, suspension and more for 2023

KTM look set to reveal a virtually all-new 125 Duke this autumn, with fresh spyshots taken in Spain revealing changes to the engine, frame, ancillaries and more. Handily parked up next to the existing...

QJMotor 701 and 701R: Enter the new parallel universe

QJMotor 701 and 701R: Enter the new parallel universe

With the demise of the 600cc four-cylinder sportsbike, a chasm has emerged that’s rapidly being filled by new parallel twins. The Yamaha R7 is leading the way but rivals are hot on its heels and two...

Triumph team up with Gibson for special DGR Bonneville

Triumph team up with Gibson for special DGR Bonneville

Triumph have teamed up with guitar brand Gibson to produce a special edition Bonneville T120 to be awarded to the highest fundraiser at this year’s Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR) charity...

Honda Hawk 11: Rocking new café racer revives the spirit of the 60s

Honda Hawk 11: Rocking new café racer revives the spirit of the 60s

Honda have previewed a new Hawk 11 ahead of an official unveiling at the 2022 Tokyo Motorcycle Show. Despite its café racer styling, the Hawk 11 is based on Honda’s new NT1100 tourer, itself derived...

KTM apply 'Pikes Peak' formula to 1290 Super Adventure

KTM apply 'Pikes Peak' formula to 1290 Super Adventure

KTM are testing a new variation of their Super Adventure that’s clearly designed to go up against the likes of Ducati’s Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak. Just like Ducati have done with the Pikes Peak, KTM...

Brits charging ahead: New electric marque Maeving get off to a flying start from their Coventry home

Brits charging ahead: New electric marque Maeving get off to a flying start from their Coventry home

The British motorcycle industry is making a comeback – but it’s not just the old guard re-establishing themselves. Hot on the scene comes Coventry firm Maeving, who have already sold the first 100...

Royal Enfield Scram 411: Stripped back Himalayan is ready to scramble around town

Royal Enfield Scram 411: Stripped back Himalayan is ready to scramble around town

Royal Enfield have unveiled the Scram 411, a stripped-back Himalayan adventure bike that’s been fettled for tackling the urban jungle, rather than the actual jungle. Sharing many of the same...

Return of the Dax! Honda revive their long-lost model with new ST125 single

Return of the Dax! Honda revive their long-lost model with new ST125 single

After a 41-year absence from the UK, Honda have revived the humble little Dax. Following on from the success of the Super Cub, Monkey and Grom on which it’s based, the ST125 is a cute mix of old and...

Famous five: Indian release special FTR after their fifth championship victory

Famous five: Indian release special FTR after their fifth championship victory

After five years back-to-back wins, Indian Motorcycle have celebrated the total domination of their FTR750 racebike with a limited-edition version of their FTR production bike. Effectively a ‘greatest...

Ducati hail their new V4 SP2 as the 'ultimate racetrack machine'

Ducati hail their new V4 SP2 as the 'ultimate racetrack machine'

Ducati have unveiled the £34,295 V4 SP2, which they say it’s the pinnacle of track performance for mere mortals like us. Built on the 1103cc V4 Desmosedici Stradale from the V4S, rather than the...

Spied: Big changes as Triumph test Öhlins-equipped Street Triple 765

Spied: Big changes as Triumph test Öhlins-equipped Street Triple 765

Triumph are working on a top-spec Street Triple to take over from the RS as the pinnacle of the 765 pile. The current bike has been with us since 2020 and does an excellent job. But that update was...

SuperTouring superbike: Buell make mad 182bhp V-twin adventure tourer

SuperTouring superbike: Buell make mad 182bhp V-twin adventure tourer

Buell have burst back onto the scene in a big way, unveiling two new bikes powered by the engine from their Hammerhead 1190 superbike offering. The Buell name was all but defunct until recently, when...

Yamaha becomes the latest major manufacturer to pursue electric sales

Yamaha becomes the latest major manufacturer to pursue electric sales

Yamaha have planted their flag in the move to electric with the unveiling of two scooters, one pedelec (which is a bit of a licence weirdo for us) plus three electric bicycles. This isn’t Yamaha’s...

Fresh 5Four hits the road: Guy Willison’s striking hand-built custom Honda CB1000R is revealed

Fresh 5Four hits the road: Guy Willison’s striking hand-built custom Honda CB1000R is revealed

Motorcycle customiser Guy Willison has unveiled the finished version of the second custom Honda built under his 5Four brand. Willison first built a CB1100RS in 2019, before turning his attention to...

Royal Enfield commemorate 120th anniversary with special editions

Royal Enfield commemorate 120th anniversary with special editions

Royal Enfield have unveiled a pair of special edition 650s to commemorate their 120th anniversary. The limited run of Interceptor 650 and Continental GT650s will go on sale in a first come, first...

Return of the 400cc four-cylinder sportsbike as Chinese Colove 400RR revealed

Return of the 400cc four-cylinder sportsbike as Chinese Colove 400RR revealed

Chinese brand Colove are promising a series of new machines for Europe including a 400cc sportsbike and an 800cc adventure bike. The 400cc fours that emerged in the second half of the 1980s...

Indian Challenger-based Pursuit raises the bar for luxury travel

Indian Challenger-based Pursuit raises the bar for luxury travel

This is Indian’s new Pursuit – the US brand’s range-topping ‘full-dress’ tourer that looks set to bring new levels of sophistication to the class. It’s derived from Indian’s Challenger bagger, as...

Perfect timing: Triumph unveil limited Breitling edition Speed Twin

Perfect timing: Triumph unveil limited Breitling edition Speed Twin

This up-specced version of Triumph’s Speed Twin is the latest limited edition machine to roll out of the British firm’s Hinckley factory and is the result of a tie-up between the firm and premium...

CU on the street: Super Soco bring their CU mini electric moped to the UK

CU on the street: Super Soco bring their CU mini electric moped to the UK

Super Soco have just brought their CU mini to the UK. Marketed as an alternative to e-bikes or small step-on e-scooters, its 0.8bhp motor powers it to a top speed of 25mph. Like many electric bikes...

Spied: Are these the new Royal Enfield Bullet 650 and Meteor 650 pairing?

Spied: Are these the new Royal Enfield Bullet 650 and Meteor 650 pairing?

Two new Royal Enfields have been spied out during testing, suggesting the firm are expanding the range to fill the void left by their 500s going the way of the dodo. Prior to the release of the 650...

Yamaha Ténéré World Raid brings more range, extra suspension travel, and more gadgets

Yamaha Ténéré World Raid brings more range, extra suspension travel, and more gadgets

Yamaha have unveiled a long distance, off-road adventure focused version of their Ténéré 700, which joins the BMW F850GSA in the land of the supertankers. Until now, if you wanted a really long range...

Brabus 1300 R: Limited edition tie-in with German performance car firm results in this jaw-dropping 1300

Brabus 1300 R: Limited edition tie-in with German performance car firm results in this jaw-dropping 1300

We got the scoop on the KTM Brabus 1300 R last month when the Austrian firm’s new supercar tie-in model was caught testing on the road. Now it’s official and the bike looks every inch the high-end...

Voge 650DSX: Bargain adventure bike to hit dealers in 2022

Voge 650DSX: Bargain adventure bike to hit dealers in 2022

Chinese brand Voge have released a new A2-compliant adventurer that combines big bike features with a small bike price. If you’re not familiar with Voge, they’re a sub-brand of Loncin who do work for...

New KTM 890 line-up spied with one very road-focused version

New KTM 890 line-up spied with one very road-focused version

Our spies in Austria have spotted KTM testing a trio of new 890 Adventure prototypes showing how the range is set to expand when the next-generation model is revealed. Currently there are two parallel...

The charge to 250mph: Lightning using new tech to go for speed record

The charge to 250mph: Lightning using new tech to go for speed record

Electric motorcycle manufacturer Lightning Motorcycles have teamed up with magnet experts CBMM to create a technological leap forward that could help them break another speed record.  Lightning...

CCM celebrate their golden anniversary with titanium Heritage '71

CCM celebrate their golden anniversary with titanium Heritage '71

CCM have built a special edition Spitfire model using a titanium frame as a tribute to the pioneering work of founder Alan Clews to mark their 50th anniversary. Clews was well known in his day for his...

Spied testing: Single-cylinder Triumphs set to challenge Royal Enfield Meteor

Spied testing: Single-cylinder Triumphs set to challenge Royal Enfield Meteor

Spyshots have emerged of the first new single-cylinder Triumphs for 50 years as the British brand look to fight back against the rise of Royal Enfield. The new bikes are being built by Indian...

Stealthy new Scout Rogue joins Indian’s line-up with fairing and sportier stance

Stealthy new Scout Rogue joins Indian’s line-up with fairing and sportier stance

Meet the Indian Scout Rogue, the fourth model in the American firm’s popular 1133cc cruiser line-up, bringing a sportier stance, new quarter fairing and a larger 19in front wheel. Sitting alongside...

Revealed: Production Yamaha Ténéré 700 Raid inbound

Revealed: Production Yamaha Ténéré 700 Raid inbound

New patent images have confirmed that the Ténéré 700 Raid Prototype that Yamaha revealed at the EICMA show in Milan last November is headed for production. Somewhat overshadowed at the time by other...

Party like it's 1983: New Harley-Davidson Low Rider ST channels popular performance custom scene

Party like it's 1983: New Harley-Davidson Low Rider ST channels popular performance custom scene

Harley-Davidson have unveiled a sportier ST range for 2022, spearheaded by the new Low Rider ST, which brings their 117 Milwaukee-Eight engine to mainstream production machines for the first...

Royal Enfield reintroduce the Classic 350

Royal Enfield reintroduce the Classic 350

The Royal Enfield Classic 350 is due to arrive in UK dealerships in the first part of 2022. Related articles on MCN Royal Enfield Meteor 350 review Royal Enfield Classic Tribute Black marks end of...

Naked CB300R re-joins Honda’s range for 2022 with Showa fork upgrade and slipper clutch

Naked CB300R re-joins Honda’s range for 2022 with Showa fork upgrade and slipper clutch

Honda have reinstated the A2-friendly CB300R as part of their 2022 line-up, adding a Euro5-compliant motor, and Showa Separate Function Big Piston upside down forks. The novice-friendly naked first...

Brabus 1300 R: High-end German car tuning house joins forces with KTM

Brabus 1300 R: High-end German car tuning house joins forces with KTM

Over the last 45 years Brabus have established themselves as one of the world’s most respected car tuning firms, but in 2022 the company will make their first move into bikes with this machine – the...

Hot Himmy: Power boost on the cards for Royal Enfield Himalayan

Hot Himmy: Power boost on the cards for Royal Enfield Himalayan

Royal Enfield are working on a hot new version of the Himalayan according to multiple sources in India. The Himalayan has been a big success for the brand thanks to its ease of use and rugged nature,...

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-4R launch ready: Return to the golden age of 400s is on the cards

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-4R launch ready: Return to the golden age of 400s is on the cards

Forbidden fruit is always the sweetest and as such Kawasaki’s jewel-like ZX-25R – a 250cc four-cylinder sports bike that’s offered in some Asian markets but not in the West – seems all the more...

New Ohvale Evo models promise easier ergonomics for the racing stars of the future

New Ohvale Evo models promise easier ergonomics for the racing stars of the future

Premium miniature race bike firm Ohvale have revealed two new Evo models for 2022, promising to make life that bit easier for the GP stars of tomorrow. Standing at just 790mm tall, the GP-0 110 4S Evo...