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July 4, 2015

2016 Peugeot Speedfight scooter revealed

Peugeot has launched the fourth generation of its iconic Speedfight scooter, which arrives in dealerships this summer, ahead of its 20th birthday next year. More than half a million Speedfight scooters have been sold since its launch in 1996 and the new Speedfight 4 gets a complete makeover, with a new engine and higher specification. The scooter will retails in the UK for £1899 OTR. Read the full article »

July 3, 2015

Suzuki celebrates the 30th anniversary of the GSX-R series with special livery

Suzuki is set to celebrate 30 years of GSX-R with a special livery at the Sachsenring MotoGP race in Germany next weekend, along with launching a new limited-edition production machine that will be available globally. The first model of the series was the GSX-R 750 and it was revealed back in 1985. Since then, the GSX-R acronym is Suzuki’s most important brand. Click through for some details. Read the full article »

June 23, 2015

2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 review – a great bike for beginners

The 2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 is now available in both U.S. and European markets. It is an entry-level bike that offers simple but sporty style and impressively modern tech equipment. Entry-level motorcycles have mushroomed in recent years to a major sector of the biking industry. The R3 is up to par with its competition, but it is the bargain $5,000 price tag that gives it an edge. Read the full article »

June 20, 2015

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Despatch Edition First Look

Royal Enfield unveiled a new limited edition Classic 500 motorcycle and exclusive riding gear which are inspired by the “despatch riders” of the two World Wars. The special Classic 500 bike will be sold in limited numbers and customers can buy the bike only online. Three color options will be available, including camouflage army green, a color that is forbidden for civilian use in India. Read the full article »

June 17, 2015

Out of retirement – 2015 Suzuki Bandit 1250S ABS First Look

Demand from fans of Suzuki’s large displacement sports touring bike has put the big Bandit back on sale in the United States and in the UK. There are several more powerful, faster or fascinating-looking models in this category but the big Bandit offers enough refinement, broad versatility and real-world power to be one of the best choice among the large sport-touring machines. Read the full article »

June 12, 2015

Giorgio Armani Vespa 946 Emporio revealed

Giorgio Armani has just took the wraps off a new special Vespa, the 946 Emporio. The scooter is set to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the foundation of Giorgio Armani and the 130th birthday of the Piaggio Group. The 946 was named after the year 1946 and was developed jointly by Giorgio Armani and Piaggio to celebrate two of Italy’s most established symbols of style and creativity. In keeping with Armani’s signature subdued colour palette, the designer has come up with a special combination of greys with subtle hints of green visible only under particular light conditions for the project. Read the full article »

June 12, 2015

MotoGP-derived Honda RC213V-S street bike arrived

Honda has finally revealed its much anticipated RC213V-S bike. The bike look pretty cool with its red-white-blue lievery but the performance of the base model – 159hp and 102Nm (75 lb-ft)– is a bit disappointing. Installing a racing kit makes things a little brighter, as the engine is said to deliver 215hp. In addition to that, installing the racing kit makes the bike 10kg lighter. And what does this all cost? The base version will retail for €188,000 in Europe and $184,000 in the U.S. Read the full article »

June 9, 2015

2016 Yamaha YZ250F First Look

Yamaha has just announced an upgraded YZ-250 for the 2016 model year. One of the best off-road bike in its class now features a redesigned engine with more high-rpm performance, new clutch, revised front and rear suspension, and better brakes. There will be a Limited Edition 60th Anniversary of the bike, available from July/August. Read the full article »

June 9, 2015

Yamaha MT-25 for the Asian market launched

Yamaha has launched its new naked bike for the Indonesian market. The MT-25 is a naked streetbike featuring a 249cc parallel twin, comfortable riding position for the city and modern styling. Weighing 165kg dry, it’s a fairly light bike while the engine delivers around 35hp. If Yamaha gives the green light, the bike could be available as well as in Europe as in the U.S. Stay tuned! Read the full article »

June 7, 2015

2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS First Look

Kawasaki announced this week its new middleweight naked bike – the Z800 ABS. The newest member of the Kawasaki family features the well-known aggressive, stripped-down styling, a torquey 806cc four-cylinder, KYB suspension, and retails for $8,399. With this MSRP, the bike is cheaper than the Z1000 but costs slightly more than the Yamaha FZ-09. The new Z800 arrives in dealerships this fall. Read the full article »