New Motorcycles from Eicma | 2024 and Upcoming Models

New motorcycles for 2024 at Eicma - upcoming bike models and in-depth features from the world's best motorcycling publication, MCN.

From extreme in-line fours to hybrid nakeds, there’s a lot of new metal on show in Milan – and MCN is on the ground to give you all the breaking news and in-depth analysis first. Check this page for more on the Eicma show throughout the day.

The bargain battle! Affordable naked middleweights put to the test

The bargain battle! Affordable naked middleweights put to the test

What will £100 get you nowadays? Certainly not as much as it used to. A full tank of fuel in a family car may leave you a bit of change, a meal out for four will probably break the budget, two weekend...

Husky go supermoto: Get set for on-track hooliganism with new £11,249 FS450

Husky go supermoto: Get set for on-track hooliganism with new £11,249 FS450

Husqvarna have whipped the covers off their latest competition-ready FS450 supermoto model, complete with a new look and grippier seat. The £11,249 short circuit star is finished in typically Husky...

XSR900 gets racy: Three-cylinder Yamaha retro treated to half faired café racer kit

XSR900 gets racy: Three-cylinder Yamaha retro treated to half faired café racer kit

Yamaha have treated their three-cylinder XSR900 retro motorbike to a new mini front fairing and rear seat cover, said to be inspired by the smoking 500 and 250cc grand prix racers of the 1970s and...

Are 200bhp nakeds just too much? BMW's M1000R takes on the Ducati Streetfighter V4 S

Are 200bhp nakeds just too much? BMW's M1000R takes on the Ducati Streetfighter V4 S

BMW’s new M1000R and the updated Ducati Streetfighter V4 S make obscene amounts of power. The Italian’s MotoGP-derived V4 motor pumps out 205bhp and the German’s inline four has 207bhp, making it...

Affordable adventure scooting: Lexmoto dive into the A2-sized all-terrain scooter market with new XDV300

Affordable adventure scooting: Lexmoto dive into the A2-sized all-terrain scooter market with new XDV300

Lexmoto are once again growing their affordable low-capacity motorcycle range, with a new A2-compliant adventure-styled XDV300 scooter available for just shy of £4700. The mid-sized twist-and-go...

On the Verge: The electric superbike manufacturer releases a limited edition designed by F1 legend Mika Häkkinen

On the Verge: The electric superbike manufacturer releases a limited edition designed by F1 legend Mika Häkkinen

Verge Motorcycles have teamed up with two-time F1 World Champion Mika Häkkinen to design a signature version of their TS Pro electric motorbike, of which just 100 will be produced. Häkkinen and...

Honda EM1 e scooter: Details of first new electric unveiled

Honda EM1 e scooter: Details of first new electric unveiled

Honda’s vision of achieving carbon neutrality within the 2040s has taken a step forward as their first electric moped, EM1 e, hits the UK market. Aimed primarily at the urban commuter, specifically...

Buying your first big bike: MCN’s new boy ponders the perfect choice of A2 licence thriller

Buying your first big bike: MCN’s new boy ponders the perfect choice of A2 licence thriller

MCN videographer Joseph Wright, 22, is at the start of his biking journey. He’s owned a 125 for a year and recently passed his restricted A2 licence, which shackles him to life in the 47bhp lane until...

Spot the difference! BMW modernise retro range with new R12 nineT

Spot the difference! BMW modernise retro range with new R12 nineT

BMW are preparing to reveal their next generation of retro roadsters, teasing a new R12 nineT model to a select group of journalists at their Motorrad headquarters in Munich. Although no official...

Bavarian bagger: BMW reveal blacked out R18 Roctane cruiser for 2023

Bavarian bagger: BMW reveal blacked out R18 Roctane cruiser for 2023

BMW have added yet another model to their 1802cc R18 cruiser line-up, with a new blacked-out BMW R18 Roctane joining the party to sit somewhere between the £17,480 standard bike and more...

The range finder: E-tourer promises fast charging and 400 miles+ of fun

The range finder: E-tourer promises fast charging and 400 miles+ of fun

For many riders, range anxiety is the biggest stumbling block to investing in an electric motorcycle as an alternative to petrol power but Chinese brand Evoke may just have the answer with their...

Who needs a big adventure bike? Yamaha Ténéré 700 World Raid vs KTM 890 Adventure R

Who needs a big adventure bike? Yamaha Ténéré 700 World Raid vs KTM 890 Adventure R

Everyone dreams of exploring the globe… and if you want to do it on two-wheels, you need to be armed with a bike ready to take on any challenge. At this point most will default to the BMW GS...

Heritage Harleys: Fast Johnnie and the Highway King join firm's cruiser line-up for 2023

Heritage Harleys: Fast Johnnie and the Highway King join firm's cruiser line-up for 2023

Meet the £32,595 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Highway King: the third instalment of the firm’s limited-run Icons collection, that pays tribute to the 1968 FLH Electra Glide tourer. Just 1000...

Clash of the compact cruisers! Honda Rebel vs Kawasaki Vulcan 650 vs Royal Enfield Super Meteor

Clash of the compact cruisers! Honda Rebel vs Kawasaki Vulcan 650 vs Royal Enfield Super Meteor

McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Hershey’s bars – we do love a US import over here but by the time it reaches our shores, sometimes a small reduction in size is required to fit our less indulgent tastes.

Team Classic Suzuki get set for the track with latest GSX-R1000 K1 race bike

Team Classic Suzuki get set for the track with latest GSX-R1000 K1 race bike

Team Classic Suzuki have whipped the covers off their latest superbike creation; a 2001 Suzuki GSX-R1000 K1 built to compete in in this year’s European Endurance Cup race series. That’s right, the...

Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide and Road Glide models to feature new engine

Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide and Road Glide models to feature new engine

Harley-Davidson have fully unveiled two new CVO models powered by an all new, 1997cc V-twin engine that features for the first time, variable valve timing (VVT), helping to increase power and torque...

Return of the SMT! KTM stamp their authority on supermoto touring with new 890 twin

Return of the SMT! KTM stamp their authority on supermoto touring with new 890 twin

After endless spy shots and teaser trailers, the eagerly anticipated KTM 890 SMT is here – the first bike to bear the Supermoto Touring name since the V-twin 990 SMT of the late noughties. Designed...

Do you need a super-naked when the premium middleweight class has so much to offer?

Do you need a super-naked when the premium middleweight class has so much to offer?

More often than not, buying a bike is a decision made with the heart rather than the head. Whatever the deciding factor, bigger is generally viewed as better – but that’s not always the case. Do...

Enter the Slabshot: Custom builder blends Suzuki Slabside with GSX-R1000 to create retro superbike

Enter the Slabshot: Custom builder blends Suzuki Slabside with GSX-R1000 to create retro superbike

How is this for a retro special? London bike builder Marc Bell has combined the chunky 1980s look of Suzuki GSX-R Slabsides and Slingshots with the modern motor and chassis of a 2009 Suzuki GSX-R1000...

Husqvarna Vitpilen 901: Sportier Husky twin incoming

Husqvarna Vitpilen 901: Sportier Husky twin incoming

Husqvarna look set to reintroduce a large-capacity version of the Vitpilen roadster, with spy shots showing a sporty offering that’s based around KTM’s 890 Duke. Currently, there is only the £5499...

Muscular misfits! Ducati Diavel V4 vs Triumph Rocket 3 R vs Kawasaki Z H2

Muscular misfits! Ducati Diavel V4 vs Triumph Rocket 3 R vs Kawasaki Z H2

The world is gradually embracing non-conformity. Fitting in, doing as you’re told, behaving as expected by ‘beige’ people… who wants that? Not us. Freedom is allowing people to live the lives they...

New commuter scooter: Lexmoto SRT 125 unveiled

New commuter scooter: Lexmoto SRT 125 unveiled

Small-capacity bike specialists Lexmoto have revealed their Euro5 learner-friendly SRT scooter for 2023, and it’s yours for under £2200. Designed as a no-nonsense commuter for getting from A to B,...

Elite new cruisers: Limited-run luxury tourers introduced by Indian Motorcycle

Elite new cruisers: Limited-run luxury tourers introduced by Indian Motorcycle

Indian Motorcycle have introduced a new £38,495 Pursuit Elite and £29,095 Chieftain Elite for 2023, with only three of each model available to UK customers. In total, just 150 Pursuits and 175...

Supersize me: Is a super-scooter really all any biker needs?

Supersize me: Is a super-scooter really all any biker needs?

Maxi scooters are huge across Europe but are all-to-often shunned by us Brits. Are we missing a trick? With all practicality of a scoot and the power of a proper motorcycle, there’s not much they...

Triumph mark 10 years of work with Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride with limited edition Bonneville T120

Triumph mark 10 years of work with Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride with limited edition Bonneville T120

Triumph Motorcycles and the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride are celebrating 10 years of working together with a new Bonneville T120 Black DGR Limited Edition. Priced at £12,595 and limited to 250...

A proper grand tour! Suzuki's GSX-S1000GT takes on the Yamaha Tracer 9 GT

A proper grand tour! Suzuki's GSX-S1000GT takes on the Yamaha Tracer 9 GT

In the distant past Grand Tours were undertaken by upper-class toffs. Nowadays, however, the term is more closely associated with three old men attempting to rekindle their youth on telly or vehicles...

Caofen F80 models hit the UK market

Caofen F80 models hit the UK market

Emerging electric brand, Caofen have announced pricing for their F80 models, one road legal the other just for the trails, as they hit the UK market. The road ready F80 Adventure will retail for...

The Italian Job! Can Moto Guzzi’s new V100 Mandello upset the sports-touring establishment?

The Italian Job! Can Moto Guzzi’s new V100 Mandello upset the sports-touring establishment?

Moto Guzzi aren’t the first name you think of when it comes to tech. True, in the past they demonstrated their prowess with the V8 GP bike but when they celebrated their centenary last year, their...

SuperBusa blasts past 218mph! Road-legal TTS Performance SuperBusa takes straightline speed to the next level

SuperBusa blasts past 218mph! Road-legal TTS Performance SuperBusa takes straightline speed to the next level

MCN’s resident speed tester Bruce Dunn has taken the British-built TTS Performance SuperBusa to an astounding 218.1mph in an exclusive test at RAF Cottesmore. The supercharged road bike is...

Langen go four-stroke: Brit firm behind bespoke Two Stroke roadster confirm ‘mystery’ project

Langen go four-stroke: Brit firm behind bespoke Two Stroke roadster confirm ‘mystery’ project

Wigan-based Langen Motorcycles are ramping up the development of a new four-stroke machine that could be revealed as a concept as early as Motorcycle Live (November 2023) – but they are keeping their...

Great British bike-off! BSA Gold Star vs Norton Commando 961 SP vs Triumph Bonneville T100

Great British bike-off! BSA Gold Star vs Norton Commando 961 SP vs Triumph Bonneville T100

Right now, if you want to ride a British bike, you are spoiled for choice. Obviously we have to use the term ‘British’ with a slight pinch of salt as a fair few actually come with a degree of overseas...

Roll out the barrel: Indian mix it with Jack Daniel’s for limited-edition Chief Bobber

Roll out the barrel: Indian mix it with Jack Daniel’s for limited-edition Chief Bobber

Indian have whipped the covers off their latest collaboration with Jack Daniel’s: a blacked-out Chief Bobber Dark Horse cruiser, limited to just 177 units globally. The seventh limited run bike to...

Buell get set for SuperTouring: Buell shed light on V-twin model ahead of production

Buell get set for SuperTouring: Buell shed light on V-twin model ahead of production

Buell used Daytona Bike Week to reveal a more refined version of their 185hp V-twin SuperTouring, which is now slated for 2025 production. The boxy bruiser will likely divide opinion, with its...

Hornet strikes! Honda's latest CB750 goes up against the mighty Yamaha MT-07

Hornet strikes! Honda's latest CB750 goes up against the mighty Yamaha MT-07

Yamaha’s 74bhp, £7k MT-07 has been one of the most tempting buys of the last decade, but times could be changing. Triumph’s 80bhp, £7200 Trident 660 brought a three-cylinder alternative in 2021, while...

Indian Motorcycle to produce a run of 29 purchasable King of the Baggers race bikes

Indian Motorcycle to produce a run of 29 purchasable King of the Baggers race bikes

Indian Motorcycle and performance experts S&S Cycle are celebrating Tyler O’Hara’s 2022 King of the Baggers championship win in the most wonderfully ludicrous of ways, building a limited production...

California dreaming: Canadian E-bike maker Beachman tap into surfing culture

California dreaming: Canadian E-bike maker Beachman tap into surfing culture

Beaches aren’t the first thing that come to mind when thinking about Canada, but Beachman Bikes are banking on their brand of retro electric motorbikes becoming the model of choice for a new...