At the first sight it will be hard to put the Honda Integra into any known category. Its unique design places it just at the border between motorcycles and scooters and is pretty safe to say that the Integra integrates a small part of both these categories.
Thereby, the bike offers the comfort of a big scooter offering a relaxed riding position, a big windscreen and plenty of storage places, while at its heart lies a pretty strong powerplant which rewards you with an agile acceleration and three digit speeds.
The engine is a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke 8-valve, SOHC parallel 2-cylinder engine with PGM-FI electronic fuel injection. As far as power is concerned, the engine delivers a maximum output of 38.1kW at 6,250 rpm and 62 Nm of torque at 4750 rpm. Needless to say that it was especially engineered to be as efficient as possible; thereby it offers an average fuel consumption of 78.6 mpg.
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Born to be the perfect partner for any adventure, the Honda Crosstourer SE offers a perfect mix of practicality, comfort and high speeds performance.
For the starters, the Honda Crosstourer SE comes with a sporty design language which puts accent on practicality and ergonomy. Apart from the modern fairing and the short windscreen we especially like the raised handlebar, the sculpted seat and the smartly placed foot pegs. All these features combine to offer a fairly relaxed riding position.
In terms of power, the Honda Crosstourer SE is equipped with a Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, Unicam 16-valve 76° V4 engine which puts out a maximum power of 95kW at 7,750rpm and 126Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm. The engine features PGM-FI fuel injection and delivers an average fuel consumption of 16.3 kmpl.
The Honda Crosstourer SE is offered with a starting price of £14,299.
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The Aprilia Scarabeo made its debut in 1993 and today, after 20 years of history, still continues to be considered a fairly practical, efficient and reliable scooter.
Thanks to its unique design language, the 2013 Aprilia Scarabeo 100 is considered an icon in its segment as it offers a perfect merge between the classic and contemporary lines.
The 2013 Aprilia Scarabeo 100 is propelled by a horizontal, single cylinder, four stroke engine that sends its power to the ground via an automatic gearbox. The engine has a maximum output of 8 HP, which means that you can expect to a pretty low fuel consumption. Moreover, Aprilia even says that the fuel consumption figures “are similar to those of a 50 with performance typical of a 125 engine”.
The 2013 Aprilia Scarabeo 100 is offered with a starting price of $ 2,699.
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Affordable, light and agile, the 2013 Honda CBF 125 is ready to follow your lead with obedience. This compact motorcycle comes with a pretty sporty design language which underlines its nimble character. As far as style is concerned, we especially like the modern half cowl, the compact screen and the raised handlebars. Not to mention about the comfortable seat and its low height which give you a fairly relaxed riding position.
Power comes from an air-cooled, 4-stroke, 2-valve OHC engine with a displacement of 124.7cm3. The engine features PGM-FI electronic fuel injection and is paired with a 5-speed transmission.
The bike rides on a front 30 mm telescopic fork (115 axle travel) paired with a rear conventional twin shock, double tube damper with 3-step adjustable spring preload (87mm axle travel).
The Honda CBF 125 is offered with a base price of £2,600.
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The Honda Crossrunner is a sporty motorcycle developed for those who put practicality, versatility and comfort on top of their priorities list.
At the heart of this mechanical beast lies a 782 cc, V4, liquid cooled, 4 stroke engine which puts out a maximum power of 74.9kW at 10,000 rpm. The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and its power is kept in leash by a constant mesh six speed transmission.
It is also worthy of being mentioned that the motorcycle is equipped with a modern Combined Antilock Brake System which keeps you safe regardless of what type of road conditions you’re dealing with.
The motorcycle’s backbone is a pivotless, diamond, aluminium twin-spar frame combined with a Pro-Link Rear Suspension with monoshock.
As far as pricing is concerned, the Honda Crossrunner can be yours for not less than £9,200.
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Honda revealed the new Crosstourer - a fresh motorcycle based on a concept presented in 2010. This model is budged as a sport tourer and features an unstoppable personality that helps it attack any terrain without baking down.
Perhaps it goes without saying that the Honda Crosstourer was built for adventure, thereby it comes with a strong engine and various systems designed to keep the performances to a high level.
Talking about the engine, the Honda Crosstourer is equipped with a lively liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, Unicam, 16-valve 76° V4 engine with PGM-FI electronic fuel injection.
The engine delivers a maximum toqure of 126Nm/6,500 rpm which is kept in leash by a six speed DCT transmission.
The motorcycle’s speed is kept in check by a Combined Antilock Braking System which optimises the balance of front and rear braking control to maximize the stopping power.
The Honda Crosstourer is offered with a starting price of £12,399.
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If you are searching for a comfortable and reliable tourer, then you should take a closer look at the Honda GL 1800AD Gold Wing Airbag. This capable motorcycle is packed with a long list of comfort and safety features that were especially designed to give you a relaxed ride.
As far as power is concerned, the Honda GL 1800AD Gold Wing Airbag is equipped with a liquid-cooled horizontally opposed six engine with a displacement of 1,832 cc. For better overall performances the engine features a modern PGM-FI electronic fuel injection system and is paired with a five speed transmission.
The engine is mounted on a multi-box-section aluminum dual-spar frame which links the front 45 mm fork with a Pro-Arm single-sided cast aluminum swingarm.
One of the most notable features offered by the motorcycle is its industry-first fully integrated rider airbag.
The Honda GL 1800AD Gold Wing Airbag is offered with a starting price of $29,999.
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BMW has revealed its new Concept Ninety – a unique concept born from BMW’s collaboration with the Californian custom builder Roland Sands.
The new BMW Concept Ninety was created to celebrate 90 years since BMW started to build motorcycles and 40 years since the original R90S was created.
The new model combines the old school design of the R90S with modern technologies offering an interesting merge between past and present.
As far as style is concerned, the BMW Concept Ninety features a pared back style combined with a classic fairing borrowed from the old 1973 R90S. The Concept Ninenty’s fuel tank is pretty similar with the one form its ancestor while the seat and fenders have also some similarities with the ones form the old model.
However, underneath this old school skin you’ll find a lot of modern technologies such as LED lights and a strong air-cooled flat-twin boxer engine that puts out 110 hp.
For the moment the motorcycle was presented only in concept form and BMW didn’t say anything about the possibility to launch it into production.
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The Honda XL1000V Varadero is a true adventurer designed to deal with anything you ask of it without any compromise. At the heart of this mechanical Spartan lies a strong V-twin, Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, 8-valve, DOHC 90° engine which is already famous for its reliability.
The engine is mated on a six speed transmission and puts out a maximum power of 69kW at 7,500 rpm. The 4-stroke unit features a Programmed Fuel Injection system which always injects the right amount of fuel per cylinder based on specific engine data to maintain strong power and responsive performance in any conditions.
As far as suspensions are concerned, Honda XL1000V Varadero is fitted with a Pro-Link Rear suspension with monoshock and a front cartridge-type fork.
The stopping power is handled by front and rear disc brakes with ABS.
The Honda XL1000V Varadero is offered with a starting price of £9,125.
If you love adventures on two wheels it will be hard not to fall in love with the Honda XL700V Transalp. This unique motorcycle was born to ride on the windy roads through the mountains and to cut through the dust of the deserts without complaining.
At its core lies a liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve SOHC 52° Vtwin engine that is paired with a five speed transmission. Fire up the engine and you’ll be assaulted by 60 Newton meters of torque which are ready to bite the pavement with greed. Needless to say that the engine features Honda’s PGM-FI electronic fuel injection system which further enhances the engine’s performances in any condition.
For maximum safety, the motorcycle was blessed with a modern Combined Antilock Brake System which optimizes the stopping power according to the road conditions.
The Honda XL700V Transalp is available with a starting price of £6,850.
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