Horex’s VR6 is out for a test spin. Horex’s VR6 is inching closer to production. Visordown.com reports the supercharged 1200cc V6, supposedly capable of over 200hp, has been spotted undergoing testing on streets and tracks. Two different prototypes are being evaluated; one team is working on the bike’s suspension, the other on engine tuning. Hennes … Continue reading The VR6 Cometh
Inspiration for the engine came via an American made V8. All aluminum construction keeps weight down. American bike maker Motus has released high-resolution studio images MST sport tourer, as well as a promotional video. The Motus MST looks just about ready to hit the road. The MST is loaded with sporting features including composite … Continue reading More Motus pictures
Motus has developed a sharp-looking sport tourer, but how will it fare against similar machines like Honda’s ST1300? Photo via motorcyclistonline.com A few weeks ago, we showed you Alabama-based Motus’s new V-4 sport tourer getting a workout on the dyno. â€¨â€¨Well, it turns out the company has been hard at work ever since; they unveiled … Continue reading Motus unveiled!
Their Mille 3 concept bike used a V3 motor and, er … ‘interesting’ styling. Some rumours are swilling around about what shape the new Husqvarna road bikes are going to take. Well it appears that there will two new models coming out at the end of 2011, both based around BMW’s F800 twin motor, but … Continue reading New Husqvarna 900cc SMs?
Unlike Zero’s belt-driven S and DS models, the XU gets chain drive The 2011 Zero XU is an all-new urban runabout with an all-new feature: an easily removable power pack. The lithium ion power pack is designed to be easily removable so it can be charged anywhere there is an outlet using Zero’s optional stand-alone … Continue reading 2011 Zero XU
Honda plays the conservative card with changes to the new Gold Wing. When the press release of a new model begins by boasting its "sophisticated electronic amenities," you know the changes won’t be revolutionary. But, hey, there are a few other new features, too. Topping the list of revised items on the 2012 Gold Wing … Continue reading 2012 Honda Gold Wing
Buell departs from his traditionally wide bodywork with this sleek new design. Photos: Steve Anderson/EBR It seems that Cycle World were the first to publish photos of the entire Erik Buell Racing 1190RS, a hotly anticipated American supersport that until now we were only offered teasing glimpses of via Erik Buell Racing’s Facebook page. Make … Continue reading Erik Buell Racing 1190RS
BMW K1600GTL Since we reported on BMW Motorrad Canada’s pricing of the K1600GT and GTL tourers yesterday, some changes have been announced. The sportier K1600GT MSRP remains unchanged and $24,100, available with the optional Safety Package ($1,100), which includes traction control, tire pressure monitor and the unique adaptive headlight, and the Equipment Package I … Continue reading BMW K1600 prices – updated
It’s hard to figure out much about Buell’s new project from this photo originally released on Facebook. The boys at Erik Buell Racing are working on something, we know that. They’ve been teasing us through Facebook and other websites for a while now, releasing sneak peeks of a new motorcycle, allegedly a street production machine, … Continue reading New Buell … soon?
The MST-01 isn’t what you’d expect when you think of an American iron-derived motorcycle What would you say about an American-built motorcycle with a transverse V4 engine derived from a Chevy V8? You’d probably figure that it was either a survival-styled rat bike designed by some crazy loon to ride to Mad Max re-enactment rallies. … Continue reading American muscle, refined