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MV Agusta aim for 2020 super naked glory with bonkers Brutale 1000RR

MV Agusta aim for 2020 super naked glory with bonkers Brutale 1000RR

In a 2020 model launch season seemingly overrun with powerful super nakeds, the latest is the mass-produced version of the MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR, which follows the limited-run Serie Oro, first...

Zapp i300 pricing revealed along with novel £19/week ownership model

Zapp i300 pricing revealed along with novel £19/week ownership model

Pricing and full spec details have been revealed for the Zapp i300 – a British-designed electric maxi scooter that is built in Thailand and is set to hit UK roads later in 2019. Related: top electric...

Yamaha reveal 2020 FJR1300AS/AE Ultimate Edition

Yamaha reveal 2020 FJR1300AS/AE Ultimate Edition

Presumably in a bid to clear the decks of soon-to-be non Euro-compliant stocks, Yamaha have announced an Ultimate Edition of their long-serving FJR1300 sports tourer. Powered by the same 1298cc...

Yamaha reveal sportiest-ever TMAX models for 2020

Yamaha reveal sportiest-ever TMAX models for 2020

Yamaha have revealed their sportiest-ever TMAX 560 for 2020, gaining a larger-capacity Euro5-compliant engine, alongside revised styling and tweaked suspension for a more engaging riding...

Yamaha Tracer 700 gets aggressive makeover

Yamaha Tracer 700 gets aggressive makeover

Yamaha have unveiled the 2020 version of their do-it-all middleweight, the Yamaha Tracer 700. As well as a number of styling tweaks, the bike will feature the firm’s first Euro5 version of the CP2...

BMW release second teaser video

BMW release second teaser video

BMW have released a second teaser video ahead of the Eicma motorcycle show in November. The video shows a fleeting glimpse of two motorbikes as they flash past a camera, sending it rolling across the...

Mutt unveil GT variant of their chic 125

Mutt unveil GT variant of their chic 125

Mutt Motorcycles have unveiled their latest ultra-cool, small capacity machine and they say it is a 125 tourer. The Grand Tourer Super Single, or GT-SS has a sleek 17-litre tank to keep you running...

Honda reveal small updates to 2020 Gold Wing line-up

Honda reveal small updates to 2020 Gold Wing line-up

Honda have today announced a series of small updates to their Gold Wing touring line-up for 2020, including revised fuelling and greater passenger comfort. Receiving a major revamp in 2018, including...

Ducati add cheaper Scrambler Icon Dark to 2020 range

Ducati add cheaper Scrambler Icon Dark to 2020 range

Ducati have today announced a new Scrambler Icon Dark model will be joining their 2020 line-up, aimed at providing a more affordable entry-point to their retro range. Based on the existing £8295 803cc...

New Ducati Multistrada 1260S Grand Tour breaks cover

New Ducati Multistrada 1260S Grand Tour breaks cover

The 2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260S GT (Grand Tour) was revealed today at Ducati World Premiere in Rimini, and the biggest is news is what's missing - there's no radar-guided cruise control. This...

2020 Ducati Panigale V2: The story

2020 Ducati Panigale V2: The story

We've ridden this new bike on road and track, so don't forget to check out our 2020 Ducati Panigale V2 review on MCN. The Ducati Panigale V2 is a new name for the 959. It gets a completely new design...

Chrome-covered Kawasaki W800 adds touch of class to 2020 range

Chrome-covered Kawasaki W800 adds touch of class to 2020 range

Kawasaki’s 2020 range is not all going to be about brute force and horsepower, with a classy-looking new W800 being added to the existing Street and Café models. The new arrival has a 19in front...

2020 Indian Challenger engine details revealed

2020 Indian Challenger engine details revealed

Indian have revealed details of their new PowerPlus V-twin engine - a motor that will appear in the 2020 Challenger. This 1769cc lump generates 119bhp and 131ft-lb of torque, but apparently pays...

Updated: Harley-Davidson resume production of LiveWire

Updated: Harley-Davidson resume production of LiveWire

Harley-Davidson have resumed production of their first electric motorbike, the LiveWire after a 'non-standard condition' paused the project and left owners unable to charge their bikes at home. "After...

RMK E2 electric motorbike, including hubless rear wheel, will make series production

RMK E2 electric motorbike, including hubless rear wheel, will make series production

Finnish firm RMK are going to reveal a production-ready version of their E2 electric motorbike in Milan at the Eicma show in November. It's set to launch with the unusual hubless rear drive system...

Yamaha unveil 2020 MT-125

Yamaha unveil 2020 MT-125

Yamaha have unveiled the 2020 version of their A1-friendly naked, the MT-125. The updated model features similar styling and headlight to the recently unveiled MT-03 and also boasts an LCD dash. Read...

Triumph reveal 2020 Street Triple RS - the story

Triumph reveal 2020 Street Triple RS - the story

Triumph have officially unveiled a new Street Triple RS which comes packed with Moto2 know-how and a mighty mid-range that should blow away its middleweight naked rivals. 2020 Triumph Street Triple...

Yamaha unveil 2020 Yamaha MT-03

Yamaha unveil 2020 Yamaha MT-03

Yamaha have unveiled an updated version of their A2 middleweight MT-03, featuring updates to the suspension and styling and a new LCD dash. The most obvious change is the new dual headlight that gives...

Arc enters administration, £90k Vector project in jeopardy

Arc enters administration, £90k Vector project in jeopardy

The company behind the Arc Vector electric motorcycle has run into financial trouble. Arc Vehicle Ltd entered administration on September 4, with administrators Leonard Curtis appointed to take charge...

Associated British Motorcycles reveal radical new 765 Moto2 racer

Associated British Motorcycles reveal radical new 765 Moto2 racer

Legendary builder Tony Scott turns his hand to the new Triumph 765 There’s a brand new 765 Moto2 weapon on track but it’s not rolled out of the Triumph factory – it’s actually the brainchild of...

Ducati Monster 1200 S gains 'Black on Black' livery

Ducati Monster 1200 S gains 'Black on Black' livery

Ducati’s Monster 1200 S will sport a new 'Black on Black' livery for 2020, combining strips of matt and gloss black paint alongside streaks of red to create a new understated design to sit alongside...

2020 Indians get new Thunder Stroke 116 engine plus new tech

2020 Indians get new Thunder Stroke 116 engine plus new tech

Indian have unveiled a host of updates for their 'heavyweight' models including the massive new Thunder Stroke 116 engine. The real star of the show is the new Roadmaster Dark Horse, which effective...

Ducati Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 to be auctioned for Carlin Dunne Foundation

Ducati Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 to be auctioned for Carlin Dunne Foundation

Ducati will auction a Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 in support of the Carlin Dunne Foundation, which was set up in the road racer’s name following his death at the 2019 Pikes Peak races. Ducati...

Yamaha reveal all-new WR250F for 2020

Yamaha reveal all-new WR250F for 2020

Yamaha have revealed their most powerful WR250F enduro to date, complete with a YZ250F motocross-derived engine, new chassis and revised suspension.  Now in its twentieth year of production, this...

Indian reveal Scout Bobber Twenty

Indian reveal Scout Bobber Twenty

Indian have unveiled the Scout Bobber Twenty and the Scout 100th Anniversary to celebrate the centenary milestone of the iconic American cruiser. Alongside the announcement of the two new models,...

Triumph Daytona Moto2 765 engine tech explained

Triumph Daytona Moto2 765 engine tech explained

Triumph have revealed the full details of their long-awaited Daytona Moto2 765 Limited Edition, which is the Hinckley-based firm’s most advanced sportsbike to date. Full review: We've ridden the...

Limited edition Norton Dominator Street unveiled

Limited edition Norton Dominator Street unveiled

Norton Motorcycles are to build 50 dramatic-looking Dominator Street machines after feedback from fans of the British firm and are appealing for £5m of investment as it gears up to build more new...

Prototype of new Royal Enfield 500cc single spied testing

Prototype of new Royal Enfield 500cc single spied testing

Spy pictures have emerged of a Royal Enfield testing a brand new version of their classic Bullet single. Read more about the history of the Royal Enfield Bullet here The Bullet is the mainstay of...

131mph wheelie on Indian FTR1200S

131mph wheelie on Indian FTR1200S

American Rider, Cecil ‘Bubba’ Myers set several production speed records at the World Wheelie Championships riding an Indian FTR1200S across the weekend of August 17-18, 2019. He first managed to...

Harley-Davidson Low Rider S to return for 2020

Harley-Davidson Low Rider S to return for 2020

The lean, mean, burnout machine is back. When Harley-Davidson launched the Low Rider S in 2016 with its Screamin’ Eagle tuned 110 engine, it was an instant hit. But it was only in the range for two...

Curtiss Zeus 8 officially official, will enter production in 2020

Curtiss Zeus 8 officially official, will enter production in 2020

The mad-looking electric motorcycle above is the Curtiss Zeus 8 - a production version of the V8 Hera concept that's set to go into production for 2020. Thanks to a collaboration with Fast Radius, a...

Triumph Rocket 3 2020: the story

Triumph Rocket 3 2020: the story

The new Triumph Rocket 3 is a big beast with its massive 2.5-litre engine dwarfing most car motors, but under the skin of that power-packed hunk of metal lies lots of tech. Our test team has ridden...

Sur-ron LBX electric cross-over is a winner

Sur-ron LBX electric cross-over is a winner

The new electric Sur-ron LBX is the two-wheeled equivalent of the missing link, effectively bridging the gap between bicycles and motorcycles. It’s more like a lightweight motorbike than a big...

Production begins on MV Agusta Brutale 1000 Serie Oro

Production begins on MV Agusta Brutale 1000 Serie Oro

Production has begun on the MV Agusta Brutale 1000 Serie Oro, with bikes set to be delivered to customers in October 2019. Limited to just 300 units and priced at around £39,448 (€42,990), the bike is...

German firm launch KTM 790 Duke powered GP2R racer

German firm launch KTM 790 Duke powered GP2R racer

German specialist race bike builders Krämer Motorcycles have revealed that their latest GP2R machine, which uses KTM’s parallel-twin 790 Duke engine within an all-new trellis frame, will be available...

Čezeta electric scooter revives Cold War classic - MCN reviews it

Čezeta electric scooter revives Cold War classic - MCN reviews it

This unique mix of Cold War design and 21st-century technology is the Čezeta 506/02. It’s an electric scooter built around the lines, the looks and the legacy of the original Čezeta, made from 1957...