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July 15, 2010

Clever electric motorcycle concept with shared battery system

Italian designer Paolo De Giusti revealed his new motorcycle concept, which is a very innovative piece of metal. De Giusti experimented with new forms, and the result is an aerodinamic drag-reducing shape with massive edges. Read the full article »

July 15, 2010

Auto brand Smart to introduce electric scooter at Paris Motor Show in September

Parent company of Smart, Mercedes has announced that it will introduce a two-wheeled electric vehicle at Paris Motor Show in September. The new scooter will be the first step in a new business plan that will diversify the Smart brand. The new plug-in scooter fits perfictly with Smart's urban philosophy. Read the full article »

July 14, 2010

Electric Yamaha scooter heads for Europe

Yamaha Japan introduced the electric EC-03 scooter last autumn in Tokyo. The asian manufacturer has big plans with electric motorcycles, they want to capture the 20% of the world's zero-emission market by 2020. Therefore, Yamaha decided to bring the EC-03 to Europe. The 0.6kW scooter goes on sale in Japan in September and Europe in 2011. The model will cost €2230 ($2800) in Japan when it goes on sale in September. Read the full article »

July 13, 2010

The Bremont Norton Commando 961 SE was revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Iconic British motorcycle brand Norton introduced a special edition of the Commando 961 SE. The motorcycle, called the Bremont was designed especially for Bremont founder Nick English and premiered by famous Hollywood movie star Orlando Bloom. Read the full article »

July 12, 2010

Husaberg presented two two-stroke offroad motorcycles for 2011 model year

Following last year's expansion of the model range in the 4-stroke segment, the company's focus for 2011 has turned towards two-stroke models. As a result, Husaberg is offering two new models - the TE 250 and TE 300 - for the 2011 model year, both powered by state-of-the-art, high-performance, 2-stroke engines. Read the full article »

July 8, 2010

Triumph to launch two new adventure models

Triumph has activated a teaser website with the first pictures and videos of their new adventure bike. The British marque is working on two new models, that will probably a road model and a maxi enduro what will try to take on the BMW's R1200 GS/F, Yamaha's Super Tenere and KTM's Adventure. Read the full article »

July 7, 2010

Video: Icon Sheene 250hp motorcycle launched

Icon Motorcycle launched the Sheene Superbike at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on July 3, 2010. The bike has been designed and built by Andrew Morris as a tribute to legemdary bike racer Barry Sheene. Read the full article »

July 6, 2010

2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R revealed

Kawasaki has released the first picture of the 2011 Ninja ZX-10R. Unfortunately, this is the race version, so we still don't have a clue, how the headlights will look like. The japanese engineers are going to test the beast at Suzuka circuit where they will gather info about setting up the bike for race conditions. Read the full article »

July 2, 2010

More details of BMW’s forthcoming K1600 GT and K1600 GTL touring motorcycles

Since a german tourist took pictures of the new K1600 GT in the US, it's no secret that BMW is developing a six-cylinder engine for its touring models. The bavarians announced now further details of two other motorcycles, the K1600 GT and the K1600 GTL. Read the full article »

July 1, 2010

New 300cc Piaggio MP3 Hybrid: more power, less consumption

Since 2008 Piaggio sold more than 72 000 copies from its innovative three wheeler, so it makes sence that the italians are going to enrich the MP3 palette. The newbie, calls the MP3 Hybrid 300i comes to support the version to 125cc and as the younger brother integrates traditional thermal propulsion with electric motors with zero emissions, while also allowing the charger to a standard household electrical outlet as well as during the march. Read the full article »