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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. more »


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. more »


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. more »


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. more »


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. more »


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. more »


November 10, 2011

2012 MV Agusta F4 R

Italian brand Mv Agusta has released the official photos of the new F4 R. The key feature of the F4 R is, in fact, the new “Corsa Corta” engine capable of extraordinary performance and already employed on the F4 RR, the top of the MV Agusta superbike range. The new 4 cylinder inline with radial valves is the pulsing heart of the MV Agusta F4 R. The thermodynamics have been completely redesigned, starting from the new low inertia crankshaft which makes it possible to use a super over-square bore and stroke ratio. more »


November 9, 2011

2012 Honda CRF 150 F – not too big, not too small

Not too big, and not too small – the CRF 150 F is just the right size to suit beginning riders and experienced adults equally well. And thanks to its moderate chassis dimensions, easy-to-use four-stroke power, electric starter and more rider-friendly features, the CRF 150 F is just the ticket for entering, exploring and thoroughly enjoying the world of off-road fun. For the 2012 model year, Honda offers bold new graphics and a new white rear fender for the CRF 150 F. more »


November 8, 2011

2012 MV Agusta F3 675: full details

After being elected the “Most beautiful 600 in the world”, the MV Agusta F3 675 is now ready to become the new reference both on the street and on the track. A Supersport that boasts a ultra-advance chassis and vehicle dynamics control that is on par with the most advanced Superbikes thanks to the new system MVICS (Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System). The MV Agusta F3 675 is a revolutionary motorcycle offering extreme emotions to the rider on the street and on the track. more »


November 4, 2011

2012 MV Agusta Brutale 1090 R

If you’re looking for all the excitement that the MV Agusta Brutale 1090 RR has to offer with a more affordable price tag, the Italian manufacturer has some good news for you. MV Agusta has just revealed the Brutale 1090 R. The engine is the high performance 1078cc four cylinder with radial intake and exhaust valves, it delivers 106 kW (144 hp) at 10.300 rpm. The frame is a mix of steel and aluminum mated to a Marzocchi 50mm USD front fork and a Sachs rear shock. more »