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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. Read the full article »


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. Read the full article »


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. Read the full article »


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. Read the full article »


October 20, 2011

2012 BMW S1000 RR: tweaked

BMW has just released the photos and spec sheet of the updated S1000 RR. The bike is practically the same as the old S1000 RR, just with a tweeked engine and chassis. One of the primary objectives pursued for the revised S 1000 RR model was to improve ridability by boosting thrust and enhancing the linearity and harmoniousness of the power and torque curves. The reconfigured throttle improves overall response. The new, optimised design raises response sensitivity, tightens the twistgrip angle, and reduces the twisting force. Read the full article »


October 12, 2011

2012 Honda CBR1000 RR C-ABS

Honda has revealed the new CBR1000 RR. For 2012, the CBR1000RR gets Balance-Free Rear Shock, Big Piston Fork and new wheels. Add to that a 999.8cc engine pumping out huge midrange horsepower and torque for class-leading real-world muscle, and you have a high-performance package unmatched in its overall balance by the competition. In addition, new aggressive bodywork aids aerodynamic flow and high-speed handling, and new LCD instrumentation including a lap timer, five-level shift indicator and more, redefine the pure essence of liter-class sportbikes. Read the full article »


October 4, 2011

2012 BMW GS650 Sertao revealed

With its new BMW G 650 GS Sertão, BMW Motorrad has added a new, sporting chapter to the history of single cylinders in the BMW GS family. Whereas the G 650 GS thrilled riders with its lean, wiry offroad stature, the G 650 GS Sertão promises even more sporting characteristics, even greater offroad capabilities, and an even stronger desire for adventure. And all of this without any sacrifice to the established virtues of a BMW single cylinder endure such as everyday practicality, appealing price-performance ratio, and playful riding properties. Read the full article »


September 28, 2011

2012 BMW Concept E scooter revealed

Before the end of this year, BMW Motorrad will establish its new "Urban Mobility" area with two premium vehicles in the maxi scooter segment. The BMW maxi scooters combine the functionality of a scooter with the riding pleasure of a motorcycle. Both vehicles are powered by high-performance and efficient 2-cylinder combustion engines. Based on the BMW Group's sustainability strategy, BMW Motorrad aims to put a premium offer on the market in the area of electromobility in the foreseeable future. Read the full article »


September 17, 2011

2012 Ducati Streetfighter Official Photos

Ducati has announced the 2012 Streetfighter 848. The bike offers the same trellis-framed styling as its big-engined sibling, along with traction control and revised ergonomics. „With the enhanced geometry of a chassis that provides confidence-inspiring agility, the Streetfighter 848 has enriched its user-friendliness with a smooth and flexible power delivery, revised ergonomics and Ducati Traction Control (DTC),” says a press release from Ducati. Pricing and key specs are coming next week, but until then check out the high-res photos of the bike. Read the full article »


September 16, 2011

2012 Yamaha WR450F revealed

This is the new Yamaha WR450F. Featuring an all-new tuneable fuel injection system, the proven WR-F’s 450cc 4-stroke liquid-cooled 5-valve engine now delivers even more responsive and adaptable performance to suit the wide range of conditions experienced by enduro riders. As well as the new fuel-injected engine, the 2012 WR450F runs with a compact new bilateral aluminium beam frame which brings new levels of agility to the 450 class. Read the full article »