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Fully faired Zero SR/S revealed in leaked teaser video

Fully faired Zero SR/S revealed in leaked teaser video

MCN has ridden the new 2020 Zero SR/S in prototype form here. As expected, the SR/S is based heavily on the existing SR/F naked roadster – with the same ZF75-10 motor, ZF14.4kWh lithium-ion...

Cheaper 2020 Triumph Street Triple 765 R gets two-way quickshifter as standard

Cheaper 2020 Triumph Street Triple 765 R gets two-way quickshifter as standard

After predicting its arrival last week, we can now fully reveal the significantly updated 2020 Triumph Street Triple R. The 'mid-spec' version of its hugely-popular 765cc streetfighter is now...

Medley maker: Piaggio updates 125 scooter

Medley maker: Piaggio updates 125 scooter

There's a revised Piaggio Medley scooter range on the way for 2020; with a new sporty look and plenty of room for your shopping, too. The new bike has the latest generation liquid-cooled four-stroke...

Harley-Davidson's custom department creates extra special CVO Road Glide

Harley-Davidson's custom department creates extra special CVO Road Glide

Harley-Davidson have unveiled a new limited-production, super-premium model for 2020, the CVO Road Glide. CVO stands for Custom Vehicles Operation and is Harley’s premium bike building division, which...

2020 Indian Roadmaster Elite pumps up the volume and the price-tag

2020 Indian Roadmaster Elite pumps up the volume and the price-tag

Introducing the 2020 Indian Roadmaster Elite: a special £35,499 version of the standard Roadmaster, boasting a lavish hand-finished paint job, lashings of chrome and a new sound system that’s a...

Special MV Agusta Dragster 800 RR for TheArsenale to be limited to one unit

Special MV Agusta Dragster 800 RR for TheArsenale to be limited to one unit

A special-edition version of the MV Agusta Dragster 800 RR has been built in celebration of luxury goods website, TheArsenale. Using the latest version of the Dragster as a base and produced as a...

Harley-Davidson celebrate 30 years of the Fat Boy with blacked-out special edition

Harley-Davidson celebrate 30 years of the Fat Boy with blacked-out special edition

In celebration of 30 years of production, Harley-Davidson have revealed a new Fat Boy special edition, limited to 2500 units. With each bike’s tank fitted with a unique serial number plate for...

Triumph confirm Bajaj collaboration to build all-new mid-capacity range

Triumph confirm Bajaj collaboration to build all-new mid-capacity range

Triumph Motorcycles and Bajaj Auto India have formally commenced a long term, non-equity partnership to build a brand-new range of mid-capacity motorcycles that will bolster Triumph’s fortunes in...

Pricing revealed for Mile-munching Moto Guzzi V85 TT Travel

Pricing revealed for Mile-munching Moto Guzzi V85 TT Travel

The fun, quirky and characterful Moto Guzzi V85 TT retro-adventure has proved so successful it’s spun-off this new ‘Travel’ version, and in January 2020 pricing was revealed. It's set to start at...

The 2020 Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory gets electronic Öhlins; £900 premium over 2019 model

The 2020 Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory gets electronic Öhlins; £900 premium over 2019 model

The 2020 Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory has finally been given Öhlins electronic suspension, and a price tag up £900 from the 2019 bike.  Its Smart EC 2.0 system is different to that of the Tuono...

Sand or snow, special-edition Tiger 1200s are a Triumph for luxury and value

Sand or snow, special-edition Tiger 1200s are a Triumph for luxury and value

Triumph have released two new special edition Tiger 1200s that come with some new paint and some fancy trinkets. Called the Desert Edition and the Alpine Edition, they’re basically slightly posh...

Battery-bike bonanza as Harley-Davidson gives glimpse of their electric future

Battery-bike bonanza as Harley-Davidson gives glimpse of their electric future

Harley-Davidson have posted a render image of a new middleweight electric concept on their US website. The flattrack-inspired electric motorbike looks to bridge the gap between the very lightweight...

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...

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...

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: Read our full 2020...

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...

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...