At this year’s EICMA motorcycle show, Yamaha revealed the 2014 XT1200ZE - a new endure tourer aimed at the modern riders.
The 2014 XT1200ZE Super Ténéré comes with standard electronically-adjustable suspensions, sport and town mappings, cruise control and a 3-stage traction control system.
The motorcycle weighs 265 kg (wet) and is propelled by an 1199cc, forward-inclined parallel 2 cylinder, liquid cooled, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 valves engine. The unit puts out a maximum power of 82.4 kW (112PS) at 7,250 rpm and 117.0 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm. All this power is kept in leash by a six speed transmission with wet multidisc clutch.
Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include a 4-position windscreen, 1 23 litres fuel tank, a height-adjustable seat, new body, heated grips, a top case, center stand and hand protectors.
For the moment Yamaha didn’t released any prices for the new XT1200ZE Super Ténéré.
The all new Yamaha MT-07 made its official debut at the EICMA motorcycle show. The new motorcycle is the smaller version of the MT-09 so it shares a many features with its sibling.
In terms of style the Yamaha MT-07 comes with a muscular look a sporty tail, a sculpted fuel tank and seventeen inch wheels.
At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 689 cc, parallel twin, liquid cooled, inline, 2 cylinder, 4 stroke engine which delivers a maximum torque of 68.0 Nm (6.9 kg-m) at 6,500 rpm and 55.0 kW (74.8PS) at 9,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a constant mesh six speed transmission with wet, multiple disc clutch.
The stopping power is assured by front hydraulic dual discs and rear hydraulic single discs.
For the moment, Yamaha didn’t release any prices, but we can expect it to be priced slightly lower than the MT-09 ($7,990) so it will be pretty affordable.
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Ducati has fully revealed its new 2014 Monster 1200. The motorcycle has an aggressive character and is propelled by the Testastretta 11°, L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled engine with a displacement of 1198.4cc. The engine delivers a maximum output of 100.7 kW (135 hp) @ 8,750 rpm and 118 Nm (87 lb-ft) of torque @ 7,250 rpm. The unit is fed by a 17.5 liters fuel tank and is mated to a six speed gearbox with slipper clutch.
The 2014 Ducati Monster 1200 weighs 209 kg and its backbone is represented by a trellis frame which is directly attached to the engine.
Other features include Brembo brakes, hydraulic clutch, ride by wire and a TFT display. You also get an adjustable seat, Ducati’s Safety Pack (DSP), LED lights and a low mounted number plate.
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Harley Davidson revealed their new Street 750 at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan.
The motorcycle is a completely new model aimed at the emerging markets. The bike is built in India and is powered by a 749 CC liquid cooled revolution X engine which is kept in leash by a six speed transmission. The engine breathes through a 2 into 1 exhaust and needs to deal with a wet weight of 480 lbs.
In terms of design the 2014 Harley Davidson Street 750 comes with a tasty blackout style, a café style windscreen, an aggressive slash on the tail and a round headlight.
It is also worthy of being that the 2014 Harley Davidson Street 750 rides on a pair of 17” front and 15’ rear wheels.
The 2014 Harley Davidson Street 750 features a low seat height, smooth suspensions, premium brakes and broad handlebars.
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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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