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September 19, 2015

Yamaha YZF-R1 Speed Block special edition and YZF-R1M new production run announced

Yamaha has today announced two important news - a new limited edition of the R1 and that it’s making another run of YZF-R1Ms for 2016. The manufacurer celebrates its 60th anniversary with the special R1 that features the classic Yamaha US yellow and black „Speed Block” race livery from the 1970’s. In addition to that, the 2016 R1M will once again be made available via a dedicated online registration system. Customer applications will be accepted from October 1st 2015 onwards. Read the full article »

September 17, 2015

New Horex VR6 Silver Edition relaunched at IAA

German motorcycle manufacturer Horex rises from the ashes of bankruptcy with an all-new model. The unique-looking VR6 Silver Edition was presented at Frankfurt Motor Show in Frankfurt. The roadster is still based on the original VR6 but the bike features a number of updates including a more powerful engine, extensive use of carbon fibre, top-shelf suspension parts, and more premium materials. The VR6 Silver Edition’s production will be limited to just 33 units. Read the full article »

September 16, 2015

2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto launched, enduro version in the works

Husqvarna has just revealed the full specifications of its newest bike, the 701 Supermoto. The bike features a lightweight frame, a liquid-cooled singly capable of delivering 67hp and 67 Nm of torque, advanced ABS brakes, and WP suspension parts. But the 701 Supermoto is not the only new model from Husqvarna – according to Asphalt & Rubber, an enduro version is also in the works as another 2016 model year bike. Read the full article »

September 16, 2015

2016 Ducati Monster 1200R revealed

The day has finally come, Ducati has just revealed its most powerful naked bike ever at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. The Monster 1200R’s 1198cc Testastretta twin-cylinder engine makes 160hp and 131Nm while wet weight is 207kg. The R-spec Monster will be available in red and black colours but there’s no word on price or availability at this point. Click through for more photos. Read the full article »

September 15, 2015

The classic Harley-Davidson…only faster – 2016 Fat Boy S Review

As part of what will prove to be one of Harley’s most ambitious model years to date, the Fat Boy – along with the Softail Slim S – has just been loaded with the Screamin’ Eagle 110 Twin Cam engine. With its new engine, tank, dual shotgun mufflers and even a sexy new paint job, this new, limited-edition 2016 Fat Boy S is the classic Harley…only with more power than ever before. Read the full article »

September 14, 2015

Mahindra GenZe 2.0 electric scooter to launch in the U.S. soon

A cheap, fast way of individual city transportation – many companies are currently working to achieve this goal. The newest one is GenZe, a small company in Silicon Valley, owned by Indian conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra. GenZe is set to launch its new electric scooter in the coming months, and the minimalistic-looking electric scooter already has 300 bookings. The GenZe2.0 will retail for $2,999. Read the full article »

September 11, 2015

All you need to know about the 2016 Yamaha MT-03 – with video

Yamaha joined the 250-350cc market for entry-level sport bikes with the YZF-R3. It took a bit for Yamaha to join this fray, but in a timely manner its naked 321cc MT/FZ counterpart is confirmed to be coming soon. As a matter of fact, the launch video of the bike was just leaked by a British motorcycle magazine. Read the full article »

September 8, 2015

Kawasaki set to unveil WSBK influenced Ninja ZX-10R for 2016

Kawasaki has just announced that the ZX-10R will get a host of updates influenced by the Kawasaki Racing Team for the 2016 model year. According to the manufacturer’s press release, the new litre class Ninja will feature important updates - some of them are subtle changes to the design while others only become apparent as you get closer to the thoroughbred machine. The 2016 ZX-10R will be released early October in Spain. Read the full article »

September 6, 2015

2016 Victory Motorcycle lineup revealed

Victory announced its 2016 model year motorcycles. There are no new cruisers or baggers on the lineup and apart from Victory’s first electric bike, the Empulse TT, the only changes are some new colours and other, minimal cosmetic updates. For 2016, Victory will be present in four categories - cruisers, baggers, tourers and electric. Click through for more details and photos. Read the full article »

September 5, 2015

2016 Indian Chief Classic, Chief Vintage and Chieftain First Look

Indian Motorcycles have just revealed its 2016 model year bikes, including the highly popular Chief range. For 2016, Indian will offer new colour options for its basic cruisers: the Chief will be available in Pearl White while the Chief Vintage gets two new colours, Star Silver and Thunder Black. Chieftain, the bagger version of the will be available in Silver Smoke, Star Silver and Thunder Black. Click through for more details. Read the full article »