At the 2013 EICMA motorcycle show Honda has taken the wraps off its new CTX1300 tourer. The motorcycle is a pretty new concept and Honda says that it represents the evolution of touring motorcycles.
Thanks to its versatile character, the Honda CTX1300 promises to feel similarly comfortable both in the city and on the highway. Needles to say that it comes with a comprehensive list of touring-oriented accessories which includes two side cases, a potent audio system, Bluetooth connectivity, a comfy seat and an ergonomically designed handlebar.
The motorcycle is offered in two versions, namely the standard model and the Deluxe. The latter comes with self-canceling turn signals, anti-lock brakes, traction control and blacked-out styling accents.
The 2014 Honda CTX1300 is powered by a 1261cc, liquid-cooled, longitudinally mounted 90° V-4 engine which sends its power to the ground through a five-speed transmission.
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Meet the all-new 2014 Kawasaki Z100. The new model year made its worldwide debut at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan.
The motorcycle is propelled by the same engine as the Kawasaki Z1000SX namely a 1043cc, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, inline-four unit which cranks out a maximum power of 142hp and 81.8lbft of torque. The engine is combined with new exhaust internals which help you get a more aggressive roar.
It is also worthy of being mentioned that the motorcycle is equipped with a new fuel tank which has an increased capacity rated at 17 litres.
Jump on board and you’ll be greeted by dual-element digital instrumentation, a fat solid-mount tubular aluminum handlebar with double-taper grips, a new intricately textured seat and Ninja ZX-10R-style footpegs with knurled surfaces.
The 2014 Kawasaki Z1000 can be yours for no less than $11.999.
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At this year’s EICMA motorcycle show, BMW pretend an all-new roadster which is technically the evil twin of the impressive S1000RR.
Boosting an aggressive design language, the new naked in an imposing motorcycle that demands respect from the moment you lay your eyes on it.
At the heart of this German beast lies a scary 999 cc, in-line four-cylinder engine with “optimised low to mid-range performance.” In terms of power the engine delivers a maximum output of 118 kW (160 hp) reached at 11,000 rpm and a peak torque of 112 Nm (approx. 83 lb-ft) at 9,250 rpm.
Perhaps it goes without saying that the 2014 BMW S1000R comes with a wide range of modern features which were especially developed to keep your riding experience as fun and safe as possible. Among them you’ll find ASC (Automatic Stability Control), Race ABS and dual riding modes, all offered as standard equipment.
As far as optional features are concerned, you get Dynamic suspensions, Rain and Road modes and Dynamic Traction Control (DTC). Needles to say that the bike also comes with a plethora of optional accessories.
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BMW used the EICMA motorcycle show as a platform to showcase the 2014 version of its R1200RT tourer.
The new model year comes with a comprehensive list of upgrades which make it better suited for the modern riders.
The bike is built around the new liquid-cooled, twin-cylinder boxer, 1.170 cc engine which rewards you with a maximum output of 92 kW (125 hp) at 7,750 rpm and 125 Nm (92 lb‑ft) of torque at 6,500 rpm. The engine is combined with a new chassis that comes with a continuous frame which helps you get first class performances in terms o ride and handling.
On the list of special features offered for 2014 you’ll find Automatic Stability Control, Rain and Road riding modes and the Pro mode with “Dynamic” riding mode. Among the optional features you’ll find Hill Start Control, electronic suspensions (Dynamic ESA) and the LED daytime running lights.
As far as design is concerned, the 2014 BMW R1200RT comes with a new body work that was carefully designed to slide easier through the air, a smart dash with a color 5.7” TFT display and a sporty windshield.
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The all-new MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 was fully revealed at EICMA motor show. The new sport touring motorcycle was especially developed to reward you first class performances and to help you tackle the longest journeys in full comfort.
In terms of design, the new MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 comes with Agusta’s iconic style which is spiced up with a set of aerodynamic body lines, sharp cut lights a sporty windshield and a low triple exhaust.
On the long list of features offered by the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 you’ll find standard ABS, 4 mappings, traction control, ride by wire and a quickshifter.
At the heart of the motorcycle lies a three cylinder, 4 stroke, 12 valve, DOHC engine with a displacement of 798 cm3 (48.7 cu. In.). The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and cranks out a maximum output of 92 kw (125 hp) at 11.600 r.p.m. and 84 Nm (8.6 kgm) of torque at 8.600 r.p.m. Fire up the engine and you’ll be propelled to a maximum speed of 240.0 KM/H (149.1 MPH).
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Comfortable, agile and reliable the 2014 Husqvarna TC 350 is ready to deal with anything you ask of it. The motorcycle weights only 97.8 Kg and is propelled by a 249 cc, 1 cylinder 2 stroke, water cooled engine with reed intake and exhaust control. The 249 cc unit is combined with a kick starter and its power is transferred to the rear wheel by means of a five speed claw shifted transmission with DDS clutch.
The 2014 Husqvarna TC 250’s speed is kept in leash by a Brembo braking system that includes front and rear disc brakes with four-pot calipers up front and one-pot calipers out back.
Once on board, you are met by an ergonomically designed seat which is tightly wrapped around the engine and frame. The handlebar was also carefully designed to deliver a sporty riding position.
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If you are searching for a capable Sport Enduro Tourer, then you certainly should take a closer look at the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure. This modern tourer is packed with all it needs to be the perfect partner for the wildest adventures. Thanks to its versatility it can deal great with a wide range of tracks which makes it literally unstoppable.
You also get a comprehensive list of adventure-oriented features such as sleek aluminum side cases, a rugged accessory engine bar and an adjustable windscreen.
Power comes from a 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90-degree V-twin engine with a displacement of 645 cc. The unit is brought to life by an electric starter and sends its power to the rear wheel via a six speed, constant mesh transmission.
Other features worthy of being mentioned include a sporty front fairing, a 3-way height-adjustable windscreen and a slim 5.3 gallon fuel tank.
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Built with comfort, practicality and efficiency in mind, the 2014 Suzuki V-Storm is ready to follow you in your wildest adventures every time you jump on its saddle.
The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 650 sports a 645 cc, fuel injected, 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90-degree V-twin engine which is mated to a six speed constant mesh transmission.
The engine is mounted on a lightweight and rigid twin-spar aluminum-alloy frame which is paired with a similarly light swingarm to deliver first class handling performances.
As far as suspensions are concerned, the Suzuki V-Strom 650 is equipped with 5-way spring-preload-adjustable 43mm-telescopic front forks and a link-type rear suspension with 6.3 inches of travel, stepless rebound damping adjuster and 5-way spring preload adjuster. You also get 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wheels shod in 110/80R19M/C 59H and 150/70R17M/C 69H tubeless tires.
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The 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 is an unstoppable motorcycle that has all it needs to make you fall in love with it at the first sight.
Thanks to its versatile character, the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 feels similarly comfortable both in the city and on the open road. Its riding position is perfectly suited for long journeys and you’ll especially like the comfy seat, the ergonomically designed handlebar and the easy to read dials.
At the heart of this Japanese machinery sits a slightly upgraded 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 90-degree V-twin engine with a displacement of 1037cc. The engine delivers top notch performances in terms of power and efficiency and is kept in leash by a six speed constant mesh transmission.
Other features worthy of being mentioned include a new fuel tank, a redesigned frame, new Enkei wheels, and a fresh, 9 way adjustable windshield.
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Benelli will launch an all-new model in Milan at the EICMA motorcycle show. The motorcycle is called the BN600R and is a sporty naked propelled by an inline four-cylinder 4 stroke, liquid cooled engine with double overhead camshaft and 4 valves for each cylinder.
In terms of power, the engine cranks out a maximum output of 82 hp @ 11,500 rpm and a peak torque of 52 Nm @ 10,500 rpm. It also comes with electronic injection and four 38mm throttle bodies. Its power is sent to the ground through a six speed transmission with wet clutch.
The stopping power is handled by Brembo brakes that include a front 320mm twin floating disk with radial calipers and a rear 240mm single disk with double piston calipers.
The motorcycle rides on a pair of 17" aluminium aloy rims wrapped in 120/70 and 180/55 tyres.
As far as suspensions are concerned, the Benelli BN600R comes with an upside-down Marzocchi front fork and a rear aluminium alloy swingarm with Sachs shock absorber.