REVIEW: HONDA VARADERO 125

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With elegant new styling and the top performance in Europe’s competitive 125cc beginner’s class, the new 2007 XL125V Varadero 125 dominates the street with luxurious full-sized comfort, distinctive good looks and the dependable power of a newly fuel-injected V-twin engine to carry two with ease. Offering spacious proportions and comfortable seating one associates with larger motorcycles, and a … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: GILERA GP800

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A twin-cylinder, 8-valve 850cc engine with a 75 hp power output. Scooters are definitely no longer what they used to be. Gilera has turned conventional thinking upside down with its new Gilera GP 800. The question is how to define this product. Is it a hyper-scooter? A super-GT? A mega-scooter? We’ll let you decide. Amazing. That’s one way to describe the Gilera GP 800, starting from its … [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: 2007 DUCATI SPORTCLASSIC RANGE

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READY FOR 2007, THE SPORT 1000 BIPOSTO, THE SPORT 1000 S AND A NEW TWO-TONE LIVERY FOR THE GT 1000 The SportClassic family, which has met with great success since its first appearance, replicates the styling of the motorcycles built in Ducati’s workshops in the 1970s, characterised by a minimalist, sporting look, with an exposed frame and bodyparts in soft, rounded shapes. To emphasis the … [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...]

FIRST LOOK: 2007 KAWASAKI 1400 GTR

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Transcontinental Supersport: 2007 Kawasaki 1400 GTR Kawasaki have their own idea of touring. The result is the 1400 GTR (model year 2008) representing an entirely new genre of high-performance motorcycles: the Transcontinental Supersport. Starting with breathtaking engine performance, impeccable handling and slim riding position, the new GTR adds touring features that make it the most … [Read more...]

REVIEW: 2007 DUCATI MULTISTRADA 1100

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The Ducati Multistrada introduces a new generation of sport bikes, capable of excelling on every road you challenge with amazing sports performance, outstanding comfort and everyday-use versatility. Ideal for a day in the mountains, the daily commute or a weekend tour, the Multistrada is aggressive like a sport bike when the road turns twisty, yet smooth and relaxed when scenery beckons. For … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: KAWASAKI VERSYS 650

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FIRST LOOK: KAWASAKI VERSYS 650 Kawasaki has had a dual sport bike on offer for many years. KLR 600, KLR 650, KLE 500, KLV 650 and so on. The new Versys is more road than offroad and the new model is looking to cater for an increasing group of riders that wants something that looks and rides a little bit like a supermoto for the fun side of riding and comfortable as a sports tourer for … [Read more...]