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Hesketh Motorcycles was only revived a year ago but has already shown some success. The brand is now looking towards the future and wants to build a two-wheel interpretation of the Bugatti Veyron as its next bike.

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A British company is producing full-scale plastic motorcycle kits that look pretty realistic. That can lead to some fun pranks, as you'll see in this video.

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The Border Security Force of India are masters of stacking many people on top of a motorcycle and driving them at moderate speeds. They recently showed off their skills to President Obama and the First Lady during India's Republic Day Parade.

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Three guys from Finland's Stunt Freaks Team drift in the snow with a Triumph Daytona on snow tires, a Porsche 911 GT3 rally car and a Polaris snowmobile. Because Finland.

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New Hint Comes From Trademark Registration

Polaris has tipped its electric-motorcycle hand with the trademark "Victory Charger" being registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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With Finances In Order, It's Time For Innovative Future Products

On May 1st, Matt Levatich will take over as the next CEO of Harley-Davidson. He will inherit a brand in solid financial shape, but there are still many tough roads ahead for the American motorcycle manufacturer.

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Mahindra Gets Comfortable In Portland

Edmunds sees spike in interest in BMW i3 during the Super Bowl. Mahindra gets ready to launch GenZe in Portland. California Energy Commission to fund nearly $1.3 million in EV and fuel cell vehicle readiness programs.

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A motorcycle rider in India received a horrible surprise when he was struck by debris from a crashing MiG-27. Amazingly, the guy got away with relatively minor injuries, and the jet's pilot ejected safely.

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After floating over a Lamborghini last summer, Swede Al the Jumper is back at it, hopping two motorcycles in a single leap.

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After issuing a stop-sale and stop-ride order, motorcycle manufacturer Polaris Industries has now followed up with a recall for the steering rack on its Slingshot roadster trike.

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But you should read it. Now!

Getting a grip on the whys and wherefores of electric motorcycles will help you understand electric vehicles in general, and battery bikes in particular. Check out this five-part primer and see how this quickly-evolving technology might affect the wheels that move you.

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Long An Investor, Polaris Finally Makes The Jump

The world of electric motorcycles is small, and it's just been shaken with news that Polaris has bought up Brammo's bike-building business. We look at what happened and what to expect. #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-182451{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-182451, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-182451{width:570px;display:block;} try{document.getElementById("fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-182451").style.display="none";}catch(e){}

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We test the Ducati Scrambler; The List heads to the birthplace of Ferrari; Autoblog Podcast #414 is ready for your listening pleasure. Those are the top stories for Wednesday, January 21, 2015.

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Famed Italian Bikemaker Goes Affordable 'Lifestyle'... Authentically?

Ducati's new Scrambler is a surprisingly funky and affordable motorcycle that aims to court a new audience. Will it succeed? We ride it and place our bets.

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Polaris issues a recall and stop-sale order for its Slingshot over two issues. Certain models might have been fitted with defective ball bearings in the steering column, failure of which could cause loss of steering. It's also possible that installed roll-hoops don't meet company performance specs. Both problems will be fixed free-of-charge.

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Husqvarna has announced that the 401 Svartpilen and 401 Vitpilen motorcycle concepts it showed off at EICMA last year are going into production as 2017 models. The bikes, based on the KTM 390, are meant to show what modern Husky design simplicity looks like, as well as how the tiny Swedish brand will differentiate itself from KTM.

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Englishman David Silver is building a Honda motorcycle museum in Suffolk, England that will house a collection from the fifties to the nineties - everything from the first Cub F engine from 1952 to the Honda CBR900 RR Fireblade in 1992.

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Harley-Davidson has inked a deal with Sturgis, SD, to be the official sponsor of the annual motorcycle rally there for the next 75 years. In addition, the company is building the permanent plaza along the city's main street with 75 bricks from the original factory, museum and parking lot of its headquarters.

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West Coast Electric Highway

West Coast Electric Highway offers lots of charging in Oregon and Washington. Nissan Leaf Drivers in Europe travel more miles than other drivers. Gogoro's electric Smartscooter uses a network of battery swapping stations.

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Four years ago we posted on the three-wheeled foam car that made it to the round-of-four in X-Prize competition. Its inventor, Lon Ballard, created the vehicle for the sole purpose of lowering the number of road fatalities and has spent the intervening years refining the idea, and beginning pilot production of electric and gas-powered variants.

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Got stealth? Alta Motors and Logos Technologies have won a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award to further development of the SilentHawk, a two-wheel-drive electric-hybrid motorcycle with military ambitions.

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