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October 20, 2010

2011 Brammo Enertia Plus: double range for plus $1,000

Electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo introduced the new 2011 Enertia Plus which is an upgraded version of the 2010 Enertia. The bike costs just $1,000 more than the non-plus version, but has 80 miles of range compared to the old version’s 40 miles. The electric machine also features a number of enhancements including simplified charging, improved maneuverability, an option of a center kickstand and rigid side bags. Read the full article »

October 19, 2010

Another leaked photo of Honda’s V4 naked adventurer

Honda continues to release information about its new bike that „will have the flexibility and exciting attitude of a naked performance machine, with the upright riding position and rugged appearance of an adventure bike.”, says the company’s statement. This second sketch shows the front fairing of the bike, which is designed to provide high speed stability while keeping the engine cool. This new machine have to battle the popular BMW R1200GS, the Ducati Multistrada, the Yamaha Super Ténéré and the new Triumph Tiger 800 XC. Read the full article »

October 19, 2010

BMW released the 2011 R1200GS Triple Black

The Bavarian marque will introduce the 2011 R1200GS Triple Black at the EICMA show in Milan next month, but they already released the official photos and technical data of the special edition bike. The machine is based on the 2010 R1200GS and comes with metallic black paint, cross-spoke wheels, front forks, engine castings, rear sub-frame, and valve covers. The bike got BMW’s Premium Package which includes Enduro Electronic Suspension Adjustment, heated grips, hand guards, ABS, and pannier mounting points. The Triple Black uses the same 110hp boxer engine as the 2010 GS. The bike carries a price tag of $18,385 MSRP. Read the full article »

October 18, 2010

Honda NRS250 teaser photos

In 2012, the two-stroke 125cc MotoGP class will be axed by FIA. The new category, called the Moto3 will feature 250cc four-stroke Honda engines and the Japanese manufacturer released the first photos of their NRS250 race bike (Next Racing Standard) which will use a modified single-cylinder engine from Honda’s CRF250 off-road machine. The photos are dark so there isn’t much we know about the bike but Honda says it will reveal more pictures soon. Read the full article »

October 15, 2010

Piaggio released the 2011 Typhoon 50 and 125 scooters

The Piaggio Group presented the revised versions of its popular scooters, the Typhoon 50 and 125 at the Intermot 2010. Typhoon is a bit of flagship for the Italian brand and for 2011, and they are going to be even better for 2011. The 50cc and the 125cc versions will get more powerful engines, a revised design and flashy graphics. The smaller version has a 2-stroke engine which delivers a respectable 4.2hp at 6500rpm and 4.6Nm at 6000rpm. The 125cc version features a more advanced, Euro-3-compliant 4-stroke engine which priovides 9.6hp and 8.2Nm. Read the full article »

October 15, 2010

Honda will reveal a V4 adventure bike at EICMA

Honda released an official sketch which shows a new adventure bike. The Japanese manufacturer will bring a new 1200cc concept bike to the EICMA show next month, and rumours suggest the new sketch is based on this machine. The concept will most likely to feature the VFR’s 1200cc V4 engine and will have an exclusive, sporty design. If Honda builds a new model with this engine, it will have to be lighter and sportier than the overhyped, heavy VFR. The concept will be shown in the upcoming EICMA show in Milan. Read the full article »

October 14, 2010

New 125cc supermoto from Husqvarna

The Swedish company introduced two new models – the SMS 4 Supermoto and the TE 125 enduro machine. The bikes, aimed at young fans, have race-bred looks and surprisingly high spec components. Both bikes have the same chassis and engine, the biggest difference is the tire size – the SMS 4 features 17-coll tires, while the TE125 has 21-coll front wheel and 18-coll rear wheel. The chassis of the two new models is a monobeam in Cr-Mo steel with a circular cross section and rear seat rail. Read the full article »

October 14, 2010

First official photos of the Triumph Tiger 800

After all sorts of spy shots and official teaser videos we have got the genuine photos of the new Triumph Tiger 800. The bike will have two versions, the standard 800 and the 800XC. On the pictures, we can see the off-road version, the XC, which features 21-inch front wheel with knobby tires and extended front mudguard. The bike will be powered by the Daytona 675’s engine displacing 800cc. The little Tiger will weight about 440lbs and the engine will produce a little less power and a little more torque than the Daytona’s 124hp and 53lb/ft. Read the full article »

October 13, 2010

2011 Triumph range videos with the Tiger 800 and the Daytona 675R

Triumph has released two new videos showing their latest bikes, including Tiger 800, Speed Triple, America, Speedmaster and Thunderbird Storm as well as an unknown bike. Rumours suggest that this is Triumph’s newest sports bike, dubbed the Daytona 675R. This could be a tuned version of the standard 675 which will feature higher spec suspension, brakes and meaner looks. Although nothing is official yet, we are pretty sure that the british manufacturer will introduce the new sports bike at the 2010 EICMA show next month. Read the full article »

October 13, 2010

2011 Ducati Diavel: first official photos

The Italian firm confirmed yesterday its new muscle cruiser, called the Diavel. The motorcycle will make its debut at the EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan 2-7 November. The manufacturer says the Diavel (pronounced Dee-ah-vel) will „take the man-motorcycle relationship to the next level in absolute comfort.” The machine weighs 456lbs and features ABS, traction control and Ducati Riding Modes. At the heart of the „devil” is a 1200cc Testastretta V-twin which power figures are still unknown. Read the full article »