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October 25, 2015

2016 Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer receives updates and comes to the USA

Honda’s 1200cc full-size adventure bike is not a brand new model since European customers are able to buy it since 2012. But for the next model year, Honda will update the bike and send it to the American market. The Crosstourer may not be as dirt-friendly as the opposition but the model still can bring some excitement into the segment of the BMW R1200GS, Yamaha XT1200Z Super Ténéré and the Triumph Tiger Explorer. Read the full article »

October 25, 2015

2016 Bajaj Pulsar RS200 Demon Black First Look

When it comes to fast motorcycles, Japanese, Italian or German manufacturers come to mind first. Well, Bajaj Auto from India has just introduced a pretty good-looking 200cc sports bike. The Bajaj Pulsar RS200 Demon Black is a special version of the RS200 that was launched last year. The 200cc single-cylinder engine allows the bike to reach a top speed of 140 km/h (87 mph) which is more than enough on the roads of India. Read the full article »

October 22, 2015

Details and teaser photos of the updated 2016 Honda NC750X

Honda will reveal the updated version of the NC750X at the Tokyo Motor Show next week. According to the manufacturer’s press release, the bike will have a new look and get some technical tweaks including a more adventurous look, LED headlights and taillights, updated transmission electronics, new Showa suspension parts, larger fuel tank and lighter muffler. Click through for more details. Read the full article »

October 21, 2015

2016 Kawasaki Vulcan S Cafe launched

Kawasaki has revealed the 2016 Vulcan S range at the AIMExpo in the United States. The range includes the Vulcan S, Vulcan S Special Edition and Vulcan S Cafe models. The 2016 Vulcan S gets no mechanical changes with power coming from the same 649cc parallel twin-cylinder engine delivering 61hp and 64Nm of torque. As for the new Vulcan S Cafe, it features three-tone paintwork, signature badging and an additional windscreen. Read the full article »

October 17, 2015

Upgraded Kawasaki ZZR1400 for 2016 revealed

Kawasaki did some work on its most powerful sports tourer, the ZZR1400. For the 2016 model year, the bike will feature a new dash, slightly modified and Euro4-compliant engine while the Performance Sport version gets brand new Brembo brakes. All in all, the bike won’t change much for 2016 but it stays true to the machine’s substantial and loyal fan base The 2016 ZZR1400 will be priced at £11,799 while the Performance Sport version will retail for £13,399. Read the full article »

October 15, 2015

2016 Honda CBR500R unveiled

In conjunction with its global public debut at the American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando, Florida, Honda Motor Europe has announced the arrival of the 2016 model year CBR500R. The bike still features the 471cc parallel twin of this year’s version but it get some aeshetic changes. Other new features include adjustable pre-load for the front suspension, adjustable brake levers and a new ignition key. Read the full article »

October 15, 2015

Zero Motorcycles reveals 2016 model line including FSX supermoto

Zero Motorcycles today unveiled their complete line of 2016 motorcycles. The California-based manufacturer promises increased battery efficiency to improve range and battery capacities across the board while adding two new models and other accessories. The first new model is the DSR which is a dual-sport bike with a 70-hp motor. The other newbie is a supermoto called FXS powered by a 44hp electric motor. Clixk through for more detais. Read the full article »

October 12, 2015

2016 Yamaha WR450F First Look

For the 2016 season Yamaha further reinforces its comprehensive off road line up once more. The newbie is the WR450F, a sophisticated enduro racer that benefits from some of the most advanced engine and chassis technology to be seen in its category. The new bike is based on the firm's MXGP world championship-winning YZ450F and that says it all. The 2016 Yamaha WR450F will be available early December in Racing Blue colour. Read the full article »

October 9, 2015

The 2016 Honda CBR500R just arrived with a new look

Honda has just announced a range of upgrades for the CBR500R, its sports middleweight bike first launched two years ago. The new CBR500R has an edgier, more agressive front end with LED lights. Other changes include a larger fuel tank, revised suspension, new exhaust and colour schemes. The bike will make its debut at the American International Motorcycle Expo, which starts in Orlando, Florida on 15th October. Read the full article »

October 8, 2015

Heavily revised 2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ready to strike back

The all-new ZX-10R has made its debut today in Barcelona, Spain and while the bike looks quite similar to this year’s version, little has been left unchanged under the fairing. The most important changes include a more torquey engine, new electronics, revised frame and swingarm, brand new forks and Brembo brakes. There’s been no word […] Read the full article »