FIRST LOOK: 2007 DUCATI 1098

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Designed by the racetrack The priority in every step of the 1098 development has been performance first. Every system, every detail and every component has been studied and pared down to its essence and performance increased to the maximum. If it didn’t make the 1098 lighter, faster or deliver quicker lap times, it wasn’t considered. This incredible new machine designed and built in Borgo … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: YAMAHA YZF R1SP

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To satisfy the strong demand from experienced riders looking for the ultimate supersport performance, a high specification ‘SP’ version of the YZF-Ris to be offered alongside the standard machine in 2006. The highly exclusive new Yamaha YZF-RSP is a limited production model fitted with a range of high quality racing components, and is based on the latest generation R1.   The RSP is … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: APRILIA SL 750 SHIVER

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THE MEDIUM POWERED NAKED CLASS DISCOVERS THE APRILIA SL 750 SHIVER. INTUITIVE, POWERFUL, MANOEUVRABLE AND HIGH TECHNOLOGY.  ONCE AGAIN, AN APRILIA TWIN SETS NEW TECHNOLOGY AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS IN ITS CLASS.  A NAKED THRILLING TO RIDE LIKE FEW OTHERS. APRILIA SL 750 SHIVER It is certainly no easy matter to take the lead in a class as fiercely competitive as the medium powered naked … [Read more...]

PERAVES MONOTRACER – CAR MEETS BIKE?

Is it a car? - Is it a bike? You make up your own mind! The Ultimate Automobile Ferry Porsche once remarked that the Ultimate Automobile surely would be a sportscar. With this he intended to point out that products of limited usefulness still can be sold even under restricting circumstances and that real fun cannot be substituted by anything reasonable. Except by still more real fun. Driving … [Read more...]

REVIEW: 2007 BMW G650X MODELS

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Introducing the new range of single-cylinder models, BMW Motorrad is broadening its model line-up with a clear focus on additional target groups. Proceeding from the same technical foundation, the Company has created three new motorcycles absolutely different in their features and characteristics: the G 650 Xchallenge Hard Enduro, G 650 Xmoto Street Moto, and the G 650 Xcountry … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: BMW HP2 MEGAMOTO

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Introducing the Megamoto, BMW is Upgrading the Exclusive HP2 Family with a Dynamic Supermoto Machine. Introducing new motorcycle concepts with an even higher level of emotion, BMW Motorrad is proudly presenting the new Megamoto: Based on the BMW HP2 Enduro, this unique motorcycle will rank right at the top among all street-legal two-cylinder Supermotos thanks to its supreme performance and the … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: 2007 TRIUMPH TIGER

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2007 is a big year for Tiger fans with the release of the brand new Triumph Tiger 1050, a major evolutionary step in the model’s history. While its sharp lines and performance spec make the Tiger’s sporting credentials clear from a glance, its stunning looks hide a practical streak:  Take a Tiger two-up touring way off into the wilds and you’ve got a bike that comfortably devours miles … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: KAWASAKI KLX 450R

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The ultimate tool for Enduro racing: Kawasaki KLX450R Welcome back to the world of Enduro racing: Since the debut of the highly acclaimed Motocross flagship KX450F two short years ago, the Kawasaki fans have been waiting for a purpose-built Enduro machine armed with class-leading 4-stroke engine technology and race-proven chassis know-how. Now the all-new KLX450R Kawasaki is offering the … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: 2007 KAWASAKI VN900 CUSTOM

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Hand-crafted Beauty: The New 2007 Kawasaki VN900 Custom The new VN900 Custom is a factory built custom bike that really stands out from the crowd – it is the result of Kawasaki’s pursuit of the essence of a true custom motorcycle. A study in contrasts, its low-set rear, massive rear tyre and solid disc wheel are juxtaposed against a clean and lightweight front end. To achieve the … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: 2007 KAWASAKI NINJA ZX-6R

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The development of the new Ninja ZX-6R started with a clean slate: pure performance offered by one 599 cm³ supersport model instead of two like the years before. Born for the track, the new Ninja ZX-6R corners like bikes of half its displacement but possesses a meaty mile-wide powerband. The Ninja ZX-6R’s all-new ultra-high-rpm engine with polished intake ports churns out way more … [Read more...]