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April 14, 2015

2015 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 First Look

The new sport-tourer of MV Agusta, revealed at the EICMA in 2014, is finally going into production. The sport-tourer features a tuned-for-torque engine delivering 110hp, elegant lines, electronically controlled suspension, a four-map torque control system, among other things. The base version of the Turismo Veloce comes with a price tag of 15,990 Euro ($19,963) while the Lusso version costs 18,990 Euro ($23,709). Read the full article »

April 13, 2015

Yamaha XJR1300 Yard Built Skullmonkee

These days, as part of their Yard Built project, Yamaha is showing us various customised special edition versions of the XJR1300, and most of these bikes are quite good. The latest custom XJR was revealed at the Carreau du Temple in Paris yesterday, built by the Wrenchmonkees. A shortened and cleaner frame design, narrower tank […] Read the full article »

April 9, 2015

Saroléa SP7 all-carbon electric superbike debuts – Video

Belgian bike manufacturer, Sarolea has pulled the covers off of the SP7 at the Autoworld show in Brussels. The new machine will try and make it it onto the podium in the SES TT Zero Challenge Race at the Isle of Man TT. The bike features lots and lots of carbon and titanium parts, a large electric motor and is capable of doing 168 mph. The 2015 SES TT Zero Challenge Race takes place on Wednesday June 10, at 10:45am. Read the full article »

April 8, 2015

Triumph celebrates 21 years of Speed Triple with special edition machines

Triumph has two new special edition machines to launch later this year, with both of them commemorating the 1994 debut of the Speed Triple 900. The Speed 94 and 94R bikes are based on its Speed Triple range. The special edition models feature black exhaust silencer wraps, a black filler cap, a colour-matched fly screen, seat cowl and belly pan. The bikes will be available in Racing Yellow or Jet Black paint scheme. Read the full article »

April 7, 2015

Peugeot’s Vivacity 125 RS scooter unveiled

Peugeot has just unveiled the new RS edition of its Vivacity scooter. According to the manufacturer, the RS looks more „sportier”. Unfortunately, Apiril 1st was a week ago but the Vivacity is still a reliable, comfortable little scooter that comes with a moderate price tag and a two-year unlimited mileage warranty that is impressive. All in all, it’s a good low budget commuter that’s not even remotely sporty. Read the full article »

April 2, 2015

2015 KTM 250 Duke and RC250 revealed

KTM has revealed two 250cc models at the Tokyo Motor Show, the Duke 250 and the RC250. Since the Austrians already have 125, 200 and 375cc machines on their line-up, the two new models make only sense if you know the Japanese regulations. In Japan, only bikes above 250cc need to take the viciously expensive shaken test. It’s likely that the two new models will be offered in other countries, too. Read the full article »

March 31, 2015

2015 MV Agusta F4 RC revealed

MV Agusta has now officially confirmed that 250 lucky buyers of the F4 RC will get their bikes later this year. The Italians have also released a bunch of pictures and technical specifications sheet of the 212hp bike. The hand-assembled, WSBK-spec F4 RC features lots of titanium, carbon-fibre, and magnesium parts. The special edition bike is also lighter than the standard F4. MV Agusta is taking orders now if you feel like spending €36,900 on a motorcycle. Read the full article »

March 27, 2015

Yamaha introduced the XV950 Racer

Yamaha has just revealed the Racer version of its magnificent XV950 or Star Bolt. The machine was inspired by Markus Walz’ El Raton Asesino, a bike that was created for the Yard Built competition. Features of the special edition Bolt include forged aluminium clip-on handlebars, new switchgear, rear-set footrests, cafe racer style single seat, new suspension and a lot more. The new model, offered in blue or grey colors, will be available from May. Read the full article »

March 23, 2015

Honda Bulldog Concept, the “loveable touring partner”

Honda has just revealed the curios-looking Bulldog Concept at the 31st Osaka Motorcycle Show. According to the press release, the Bulldog Concept promotes a new world of leisure with motorcycles. The model was developed with the concept “Lovable Touring Partner,” and was designed to go beyond the boundaries of conventional leisure motorcycles, to actively enjoy outdoor life. Read the full article »

March 17, 2015

2015 KTM 390 Duke get minor updates

The naked range of KTM is hugely successful: the Austrians sell more Dukes than off-road models worldwide last year. The Duke 390 has also been a big success in many markets around the world and for the 2015 model year, the small naked bike with advanced technology and refined details will be available in the U.S. with an MSRP $4,999. R.I.P. Kawasaki Ninja 300? Read the full article »