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The Husqvarna SMR is an agile dirt bike which features a svelte silhouette and is packed with a long list of modern technologies. The motorcycle comes with a single piece side panel which runs from where traditionally the fuel tank would be, all the way through to the rear mudguard. The company says that it was carefully designed to offer a lower center of gravity, so you can expect to top notch steering and handling abilities.

Power comes from a 449.6 cc, liquid cooled single cylinder, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4 valve engine which is paired with an 8.5 liter fuel tank.

The Husqvarna SMR sits on 17 inch wheels shod in 120/70-17" Pirelli M/C 58H TL Diablo front and 50/60-17" Pirelli M/C 66H TL Diablo rear tyres. The front wheel is kept in check by a MARZOCCHI USD telescopic hydraulic fork with advanced axle, compression and rebound stroke adjustment while the rear suspension consist of a SACHS Progressive link with single hydraulic shock absorber and features spring preload adjustment, compression and rebound adjustment.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Husqvarna SMR 449.

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Developed to deal effortless even with the harshest terrains, the Hero impulse is the first motorcycle which wears a Hero Motor Corp badge.

The new bike has a sporty design with a black mudguard and a high headlamp. Additionally the wide handlebars come with knuckle-guards to keep mud off your hands.

The Hero Impulse is powered by a 149.2 cc, air cooled, 4- stroke single cylinder OHC which offers a maximum power of 9.7 kW (13.2 Ps) @ 7500 rpm and 13.4 Nm of torque @ 5000 rpm.

The bike is equipped with the new ATFT- Advanced Tumble Flow Induction Technology. This technology offers a better balance of power and full efficiency, improving the mileage and reducing noxes. The ride quality is assured by a long stroke front suspension and a Nitrox gas-filled mono shock rear suspension.

The Hero Motor Corp Impulse has a starting price of Rs 66,800 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

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The 2013 Husqvarna WR 250 received a few updates which slightly improved its safety and reliability. Among the changes you’ll find a new handlebar protector, softer and glued handgrips and redesigned graphics.

The motorcycle continues to be powered by the capable 250 cc 2 stroke, liquid cooled engine which paired with a five speed constant mesh gearbox.

The ride quality is assured by a Kayaba upside-down telescopic open cartridge fork with compression and rebound damping adjustment and a rear Sachs single hydraulic shock absorber with spring preload, rebound and compression damping adjustments.

The bike rides on front 21 inch and rear 18 inch aluminum alloy wheels wrapped in 90/90 - 21" and 140/90 - 18" tyres respectively. The front wheel is combined with a 260 mm disc brake with hydraulic control and double piston floating caliper and the rear wheel gets a 220 mm brake disc with hydraulic control and single floating caliper.

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Brammo is one of the most popular electric motorcycle manufacturers. The company earned a favorable reputation in the world of electric two wheelers as its products are reliable and well built.

The Enertia Plus was always considered one of the most capable models in the company’s lineup and there is no wonder why, as it delivers strong performances and offers a pretty good handling. Furthermore, the bike has also received a set of significant upgrades for 2013.

One of the most important modifications is the new 6 kWh battery which increases range from 40 to 80 miles. It is the same battery system, developed during the company’s TT racing project, that will power the new Empulse 6.0. The bike has also received a tighter turning radius and new colors combined with the latest Brammo graphics.

For the moment, there aren’t revealed any official price specifications for the new Brammo Enertia Plus, but we can expect to be priced below $5000.

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The Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Touring is equipped with anything it needs to be a perfect tourer. The bike features the innovative DSS (Ducati Skyhook Suspension) active suspension system and comes with different equipment depending on specific usage. There are three configurations available: S Touring, S Pikes Peak and S Granturismo.

The bike also offers the possibility to select from a choice of four pre-set Riding Modes programmed to change the engine’s performance according to your needs. These modifications are made using a series of innovative technologies such as the electronic Ride-by-Wire (RbW) system and Ducati’s Traction Control system (DTC) which uses eight levels of system interaction to enhance control by reducing wheel-spin.

The Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Touring is propelled by an L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, Dual Spark, liquid cooled engine with a displacement of 1198.4cc and maximum power output of 150 hp.

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Derived from the Multistrada 1200 S Touring, the Ducati Multi Strada S 1200 S Granturismo is ready to deal with any kind of trips and was especially designed to be both comfortable and practical. The bike features the DSS (Ducati Skyhook Suspension) active suspension system which comes with three configurations including S Touring, S Pikes Peak and S Granturismo.

As far as practicality goes, the S Touring is equipped with spacious 58-litre side panniers, centre stand and heated grips. You’ll also find a large glove compartment with push-push lid up front in the right panel and a roomy (over 3-litre capacity) storage compartment under the passenger seat.

Power comes from an L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, Dual Spark, liquid cooled, 1198.4cc engine that churns out 150hp @ 9250rpm and 124.5Nm of torque at 7500rpm. The engine is mated on a six speed gearbox with the final drive ratio being designed for fuel efficiency and increased comfort with less vibration.

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The Ducati Streetfigther 848 combines the 848 Testastretta 11° engine and a new Trellis frame with Superbike 848EVO-derived geometry. This mix assures a great handling and a rush of power which is kept in check by the advanced Ducati Traction Control system.

The engine is based on the Testastretta Evoluzione and delivers 132 hp at 10,000 rpm and a peak torque of 9.5 kgm at 9,500 rpm. Compared to the Testastretta Evoluzione, the 848 Testastretta 11°’s overlap angle has been reduced from 37° to 11° to ensure a fluid power delivery, a wider power band and reduced consumption and emissions.

The engine is combined with a 2-1-2 exhaust system made from weight-saving 1mm thick steel with 58mm to 63.5mm diameter pipes. The system uses two lambda probes and an electronic valve in the mid-section to deliver increase performance and a wide spread of power.

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The new 2013 Ducati Streetfighter S naked has a lot to love. For the starters, it comes with a jaw dropping style, a comfortable riding position, new controls, Ducati’s Traction Control (DTC) and sharp design elements which enhance its sporty appearance.

Power comes from the popular 1098 Testastretta Evoluzione, a unit that made its debut in 2007 and represented the basis of the motor that helped Ducati win the Superstock and Superbike World titles. The engine delivers a massive 85lb-ft of torque and 155hp, and it gives both the best power-to-weight and the best torque-to-weight ratios in its class.

The 2013 Ducati Streetfighter S sits on lightweight Marchesini 5-Spoke wheels finished in black. The wheels are fitted with Brembo’s Monobloc caliper race technology which includes twin Monobloc callipers each with four 34mm pistons that grip huge 330mm discs.

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With a long list of technical and esthetic upgrades, the 2013 Aprilia Dorsoduro is finally prepared to go head to head with the best bikes in its class including the BMW R1200GS.

At the heart of the bike lies a two cylinder unit which cranks out a maximum power of 130 hp. The engine is placed in a lightweight chassis which is carefully forged to offer superior driving dynamics.

Other technical highlights include radial Brembo callipers, hydraulic clutch, Ride by Wire with 3 different engine maps and the Matrix instrument panel with on board computer. Moreover, the Dorsoduro is also available with ABS and Aprilia Traction Control (ATC).

Also new for the 2013 model, are the fresh three split spoke wheel rims which are 2.3 kg lighter than the old 5 spoke model. Because the new rims decreased the total weight, it was possible to fully revamp the shock absorbers and suspension which are now tuned for more agility and reduce the overall height of the bike’s centre of gravity.

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The Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 ABS received a new engine for 2013. The new generation has also received other few upgrades which make it more agile and pleasurable.

The 2013 Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 is fitted with a 750 cc 90° V-twin engine which delivers a maximum power of 92 hp at 8750 rpm and 82 Nm of torque at 4500 rpm. The engine is mounted on Aprilia’s unique mixed trellis and aluminium frame which gives it superior handling abilities.

The front breaks consist of advanced 4-piston radial calipers which bite 320 mm floating wave discs offering a short stopping time. For extra safety, the bike is also fitted with a sophisticated 2 channel Continental ABS system. Both front and rear systems features metal braided braking pipes, borrowed from the aeronautic sector. Thanks to this advanced technology, the pressure fluctuations of conventional pipes are eliminated, maximizing the breaking efficiency.

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