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June 16, 2011

Video: Honda EV-neo

Honda has released a new video about the EV-neo . The EV-neo is an electric scooter that was designed to improve mobility in large cities. The scooter features a 72V lithium-ion battery which sends power to an electric motor that develops 2.8 kW (3,8hp) and 11Nm of torque. The EV-neo has a range of 21 miles (34km) on a single charge. The battery pack can be fully recharged in 3.5 hours with the standard recharger or 30 minutes with the rapid charger. Read the full article »


June 15, 2011

More photos of the 2011 Benelli TnT 899 and 1130 Century Racer

120 hp, more sporting attitude, upgrade the chassis, the most popular of the three cylinders of Pesaro again renewed in depth, with a version dedicated to the centenary. And for those who want more even more power is required in the 1130 Century Racer from 129 hp. His name is Century Racer and green color is the emblem of the Benelli racing bikes that have made racing history with drivers such as Renzo Pasolini. Read the full article »


June 14, 2011

2011 Benelli TnT R160 now available at dealerships

Italian manufacturer Benelli revealed the new TnT R160 naked bike. The R160 features a three-cylinder engine which delivers 155hp and 120Nm of torque. The bike carries a price tag of $17,000. Born on the Roadster Cup Race, the R160 is a hymn to the performance, thanks to a three-cylinder engine in its most refined, and chassis that is enriched with adjustable suspensions: giving you a pleasure to get best lap time or enjoy the most beautiful mountain roads. Read the full article »


June 14, 2011

2012 Buell 1190RS introduced

Meet the new Buell 1190RS. The 1190RS is the first new streetbike to carry Buell’s name since Harley-Davidson discontinued the original Buell Motorcycle brand. The bike is powered by a liquid-cooled V-Twin claiming 175 hp at 9750rpm and 97 ft-lb. at 9100rpm. As previously reported, the 1190RS will use Ohlins suspension. The front brake uses an 8-piston caliper and is equipped with cooling ducts. The base EBR 1190RS will have a price tag of $39,999 while the Carbon Package is an extra $4,000. Read the full article »


June 8, 2011

Two pictures of Suzuki’s new middle-class adventure bike

The Japanese manufacturer is working on a brand new middle-weight adventure bike. It’s still unclear whether the replacement of the V-Strom will feature a 650cc, an 800cc or even a 1000cc engine. Sources say that the new bike will be more off-road capable than the current V-Strom. Unfortunately, the teaser images don’t show much, but we are sure that we will see more images in the near future. Rumors from Europe suggest some styling cues from the Gladius, with a more off-road-oriented design with spoked wheels replacing the cast aluminum hoops on the V-Strom, and more robust suspension bits. Read the full article »


June 7, 2011

New colour schemes for 2011 Peugeot Tweet RS scooter

Peugeot have introduced two cool new colour schemes for their big wheel 125 RS scooter in response to booming demand for machines of this capacity from customers. Featuring striking ice white or mad black bodywork, contrasting black wheels with polished alloy rims and 226mm Shuricane wavy front disc brake, the 125 RS is a striking machine. Sales of scooters rose by 30% during the first three months of 2011 in Great Britain, with the 125cc capacity growing by an equally impressive 27%. Read the full article »


June 4, 2011

New graphics for the 2012 Honda XR650L

According to Honda, the XR650L „has grown to become a legend in its own time”, which usually means the bike is on the market long time ago and its successor is on its way. This time, we’ll have to wait more. For the 2012 model year, the XR650L will return to accomplish all kinds of two-wheeled missions once more. The 650 is a street legal, multi-purpose bike, capable of handling demanding off-road routes, single-track, winding fire roads, paved roads, highways and freeways. Read the full article »


June 3, 2011

2011 Vespa S Sport and GTS SuperSport

The Sport special edition of Vespa embodies the values of style, comfort and sportiness while citing the legendary models of the past such as the 1955 Vespa GS 150, the 1965 180 SS and the T5 „Pole Position” from 1985. Four engine choices for two different models: The Vespa GTS SuperSport is available as 300 and 125 ie versions, the Vespa S Sport is available with a choice of 150 cc, 125 cc and 2 and 4 stroke 50cc engines. Read the full article »


June 3, 2011

2012 Honda NSF250R Moto3 race bike revealed

Honda has finally took the wraps off the 2012 NFS250R Moto3 race bike. The NFS250R is powered by a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, single cylinder, DOHC, 249 cc engine which was specifically designed for Moto3 to be lightweight and compact while delivering high output. To achieve this high output together with excellent responsiveness, the machine incorporates a front-intake/rear-exhaust configuration with high charging efficiency, while adopting a layout with the cylinder tilted back 15° to concentrate mass. Read the full article »


June 1, 2011

2011 Piaggio Liberty Teens revealed

Piaggio has revealed the new Liberty 50 Teens scooter. With over half a million units sold, the Liberty is a best seller on the lightweight scooter market. For the year 2011, the scooter comes out with a completely redesigned style dedicated to younger users: the Teens version features chromatic contrast drawn from the bright pastel white of the bodywork. Even the saddle is coloured in blue and stands out because of the finish inspired by denim fabric. Read the full article »