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It also announced the updated NC750X.
Honda's designers went wild at the EICMA motorcycle show by imagining concepts for a scrambler called the CBSix50 and a naked street bike called the CB4. The CB650F was the basis for both cycles.
Motorcycle aftermarket company Wunderlich creates a two-wheel drive BMW R1200GS with the help of Evolt, putting a 7.6-kW hub motor on the front axle.
The 2016 Indian Scout Sixty brings a smaller engine to the company's cruiser but keeps the Scout's chassis, suspension, and brakes for a lower price.
Victory teams up with drag racing champion Urs Erbacher to craft this custom Ignition concept bike for the EICMA show in Italy this year, built around the forthcoming new Project 156 engine.
Honda has intriguingly blended the versatility of an urban scooter with the capabilities of an off-road adventure bike in the form of the City Adventure concept at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan.
Ducati wheeled itself into the EICMA show this year with a stunning display of new models, including the new XDiavel, Panigale 959, two versions of the Multistrada 1200, two of the Scrambler, and three of the Hypermotard.
Hot diggity dog, Fido is back! The people that brought us that bare bones electric scooter we found so fetching a few years back have resurfaced across the country in Kalamazoo, MI and will start sinking their canines into the business of building bikes, just as soon as they recover from jet lag.
Motorcycle manufacturers, take note: If you want to attract a younger audience to your cruiser-style motorcycles, this is the way to do it. The bike we're referring to is the Moto Guzzi MGX-21 prototype that was displayed at the 2014 EICMA Show in Italy, a heavily customized version of the Italian marque's California 1400 platform.
Meet Eva, the latest electric motorcycle from Energica, freshly revealed at the 100th edition of EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori) in Milan. The Italian company has stripped its Ego, turning the bones of its superbike into a naked streetfighter. The result is an eye-catching creation designed to give riders a bit more control, but still capture their hearts.
Each and every year, the world's biggest motorcycle manufacturers gather together in Milan, Italy to show off the latest and greatest machinery that will soon be offered to dealerships the world over. It's called EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori), and this year's crop of new motorcycles is just as exciting as ever.
The Kawasaki Ninja H2R superbike was definitely the star of this year's Intermot motorcycle show in Germany. How could it not have been? Packing a supercharged, 1.0-liter four-cylinder with 300 horsepower wrapped in a carbon fiber fairing and a green trellis frame, it's one of the baddest-looking bikes ever. Since it's reveal, even more tasty details have leaked out that have us salivating.
We don't get to cover the ins and outs of the motorcycle world as much as we'd like, but there was no way we could skip bringing you the latest announcement of the Kawasaki Ninja H2R.
Digging up an old well-known brand name, or reviving a specific well-loved model name with modern-day components and marketing it based on past successes has turned into a tried-and-true business model in the motorcycle world. And sometimes – Triumph most notably springs to mind, and things are looking pretty good at Indian – it even turns into a success.
In a little more than a year from now, the 2015 Energica Ego from CRP will finally make the leap from design and development to driveways and track days. And now, we know exactly what this Italian electric sport bike will look like. In a word: magnifico!
We wouldn't be surprised to see Chinese knockoffs of well-known car and motorcycle brands - in China. But a handful of Chinese scooter exhibitors at last week's 71st International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) had their goods seized by the Italian financial police, according to a Piaggio Group press release, because they had brought imitation Vespa scooters to the show.
Curse you, Zero Motorcycles! The biggest producer of two-wheeled electrics has just introduced its 2014 lineup at EICMA in Milan, Italy, and while its mainstay S and DS models host significant improvements and a $1,000-dollar price cut, any savings customers might have realized are likely to be re-invested in the company's new $2,495 Power Pack range extender (more on that below).