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July 10, 2014

New BMW Electrical Scooter

New BMW Electrical Scooter’s launch in Barcelona closed with seminars about future challenges of Urban Mobility. Since last April 24th until today, Barcelona has been the setting of the International launch of BMW’s first completely electrical scooter, the BMW C Evolution. With this innovative initiative as backdrop, this morning a meeting took place that gathered experts from different parts of the world for an in-depth discussion about the challenges of sustainable mobility in the cities. The event was attended by Xavier Trias, Mayor of the city, and Antoni Maria Grau i Costa, General Director of Industry of the Autonomous Catalan Government. Read the full article »


July 8, 2014

2014 Honda CBR650F Development

Supersport styling, nimble handling, easily accessible power, excellent rider comfort, plenty of versatility and a great price—we're talking high-level fun factor here, an all-new motorcycle that appeals to your practical side that's also a blast to ride, no matter where that ride takes you. Commuting, a weekend ride in the country with friends, solo or with a passenger, the all-new CBR650F does it all. Read the full article »


July 4, 2014

BMW “Concept Roadster” – BMW Roadster Revolution

The aspirations of BMW Motorrad with regard to future generations of boxer-powered roadsters take concrete, emotionally charged shape at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014 in the form of the BMW Concept Roadster. Last year BMW Motorrad presented the BMW Concept Ninety here - a modern interpretation of a classic BMW motorcycle with boxer engine that demonstrated just how emotional a retrospective on 90 years of BMW Motorrad can be. "By contrast, the contemporary emotional appeal of the BMW Concept Roadster shows that, as far as BMW is concerned, motorcycling is much more than just perfect function," explains Edgar Heinrich, Head of BMW Motorrad Design. Read the full article »


July 3, 2014

Exciting New Models Expand Honda’s 2015 Line

Over the past few years, Honda has introduced dozens of new powersports products. And this latest introduction of 2015 models keeps that momentum rolling with the addition of a new sport bike, significant updates to the CRF450R and CRF250R motocross machines, and the return of popular off-road products. Read the full article »


April 27, 2012

2012 Yamaha YZF-R1

Yamaha introduced the 2012 model year YZF-R1, which has a seven-level Traction Control System, new ECU and new headlight cowl designed to be sharper, more modern, and more aggressive. In addition to the ECU changes and new traction control system, which combine to achieve a new level of drivability, the R1 features muffler covers and muffler end tips plus a MotoGP inspired lightweight top triple clamp. Read the full article »


April 17, 2012

Honda announces 2012 NC700X

Honda kicks off the new year with another 2012 model that brings a fresh look to the already extensive lineup of new machines. This latest addition, the NC700X, features adventure-bike styling, an all-new engine tuned for loads of real-world power, plus light and nimble handling thanks to a chassis design that emphasizes mass centralization and a low center of gravity. In addition, the NC700X offers the option of Honda's unique second-generation automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) and Combined Antilock Braking System together. Read the full article »


April 15, 2012

Introducing the 2012 Yamaha FZ 1

The 2012 Yamaha FZ1 is a cutting edge sport bike with a twist. Unlike most other machines in this class, the 2012 FZ1 features state of the art engine and chassis designs. The twist is you don't have to sacrifice performance or handling to gain excellent rider and passenger comfort: the 2012 Yamaha FZ1 offers it all! The bike features an ultra-lightweight 998cc, DOHC, 20-valve, liquid-cooled, 40 degree inclined, in-line four-cylinder engine. The engine has been tuned to provide outstanding performance and excellent passing performance. Read the full article »


March 24, 2012

2012 Husqvarna MOAB Concept

The Husqvarna Concept MOAB is the modern re-interpretation of the scrambler, the bike that lies at the heart of the Husqvarna history and its unique style. Tradition, style, and performance. These are the features that captured the identity and shaped the history of the brand that became the model and reference point for all off-road bikes in the sixties and seventies. The Husqvarna MOAB can trace its origins to our models from that period, legendary bikes that are milestones in the history of off-road biking, especially in the U.S. Read the full article »


March 23, 2012

2012 BMW C600 Sport, BMW C650GT: official pics, specs released

BMW Motorrad is expanding its business activities to include urban mobility. As its first offers on this sector, BMW Motorrad will be presenting two premium vehicles on the maxi scooter segment. The BMW C 600 Sport and the BMW C 650 GT combine the outstanding riding properties of a motorcycle with the specific agility and conceptual comfort of a scooter for a new kind of dynamic riding experience. The new maxi scooters will be built at the BMW Motorrad plant in Berlin. Read the full article »


November 11, 2011

2012 Suzuki GSX-R 1000 introduced

Once again, the best keeps getting better. Introducing the new 2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000. Suzuki engineers have thoroughly redesigned the engine, chassis, suspension, and bodywork to create a supersport bike that is more dominant than ever. With refinements ranging from a new titanium 4-2-1 exhaust system to completely redesigned pistons, the engine rewards you with quicker acceleration, crisper throttle response and improved fuel efficiency. The chassis, suspension and braking systems are also refined for enhanced performance and a reduction in weight of over four pounds. Read the full article »