For many riders, the Suzuki Hayabusa represents the epitome of sport motorcycles. And there is no wonder why, as it offers a pretty impressive package that includes a super strong engine, top notch suspensions and a comprehensive list of high end technologies that are all working together for a single purpose: mindblowing speeds.
To spice things up even more, Suzuki unveiled a limited edition of its epic motorcycle at the inaugural American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando, Florida. The new GSX1300R Hayabusa 50th Anniversary Edition was created to celebrate Suzuki’s five decades in the U.S. market.
The special edition can be easily recognized after its Candy Daring Red/Glass Sparkle Black paint job and the red-striped black wheels.
The GSX1300R Hayabusa 50th Anniversary Edition is propelled by a 1340cc in-line 4-cylinder fuel injected, DOHC liquid-cooled engine with 16-valves and Twin Swirl Combustion Chambers (TSCC) that cranks out a maximum power of 173 horsepower and 104 pound-feet of peak torque. This power is more than enough to propel you to 60 mph in only 2.5 seconds. The maximum speed is rated at 186 mph.
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KTM has something special for the 2014 690 Enduro R, starting with new bodywork that further complements what is arguably the best engine and chassis package the off-road world has in the market today.
Thanks to its versatile character, the KTM 690 Enduro R can go beyond the limits of paved roads. On the tougher tracks the motorcycle is helped by a pair of rugged tires and a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition, liquid-cooled engine with a displacement of 690 Cm³. The unit puts out a maximum power of 66 hp and is combined with a six speed, claw shifted transmission.
The KTM 690 Enduro R also weighs only 139 Kg, an important characteristic considering that it’s being marketed as an agile bike ready to tackle a wide range of terrains.
All components are mounted on a tubular space frame made from chrome molybdenum steel.
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The 2014 KTM 150 XC is a tough motorcycle that can deal great with anything you ask of it. Thanks to its compact dimensions the motorcycle is pretty easy to handle and also has low maintenance costs.
Fitted with a 143,6 cc, 1-cylinder, 2-stroke, water-cooled engine the KTM 150 XC is able to tackle any terrain without baking down. The engine is complemented by a six speed transmission and is fed by a 10 liters fuel tank.
The KTM 150 XC’s backbone is represented by a high quality, lightweight, chrome-molybdenum steel frame which offers a perfect compromise between lightness and rigidity. It is also worthy of being mentioned that for 2014, the KTM 150 XC comes with a new color for the frame. The frame sits on a front WP Suspension up side down fork and a rear WP Suspension shock absorber.
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The 2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000 SE is available in only 100 units and comes with a series of special features that give it a fairly unique character.
At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 4 stroke, 4 cylinder, liquid cooled, DOHC engine with a displacement of 999 Cc.
With new telescopic forks, matched by a stunning aluminium swinging arm and a rear shock, the handling package represented by the new Suzuki GSX-R1000 SE will reward riders with first class handling performances.
As far as the stopping power is concerned, the Suzuki GSX-R1000 SE is fitted with front and rear Brembo discs.
The Suzuki GSX-R1000 SE adds a new level of handling and braking sophistication to the class and has all it needs to make you fall in love with it from the moment you fire you its engine.
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Over the years, Honda has provided the market with some of the best bikes of this segment, dating back to the original Ninja 900R of the 1980s, to the ZX-11 of the ’90s, and the ZZR 1200 of the the new millennium.
The Honda CBR1000RR SP was already a great sport bike, but with the 2014 model year has just became even better.
Among the improvements made for the new model year you’ll find a new windscreen, a revised riding position and more power. You also get a new Pearl White color scheme.
Power comes from a 999cc, liquid-cooled, inline four-cylinder, DOHC engine which is kept in check by a close-ratio six-speed transmission.
The bike’s core - the frame, engine, and suspension - are all made from the finest materials and built with the sort of high-end technology that Honda has built its name on.
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After has disappeared for a good number of years, Voxan has decided to reenter in the “race” of motorcycle manufacturers. Therefore it developed an entire new motorcycle which has all it needs to take your breath away.
The new bike was designed by Sasha Lakic, is entirely electric and has managed to take everybody by surprise when it made its debut at the Paris Motorcycle Show on December 2nd.
It is called the Wattman and currently is the fastest electric motorcycle available on the open market.
This electric beauty weighs 350 kg and at its heart lies an electric motor with permanent magnets and liquid cooling, that puts out a maximum power of 200 HP with 200 Nm of instant torque up to 10,500 rpm. This power is enough to send you to 100 kmph in only 3.4 seconds which is fairly impressive for an electric motorcycle.
Another impressive thing is the motorcycle’s architecture, as the new Wattman features an innovative exoskeleton which contains the battery, motor and cooling systems. You also get carbon wheels, a 240mm Pirelli Commander II rear tire and a 12.8kWh battery that can be charged to 80% in 30 minutes.
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The Christini AWD 300 is as tough as it can be, boasting of credentials that practically guarantee first class performances on any type of terrain. Renowned for its innovative all wheel drive system, the Christini AWD 300 was carefully forged to be unstoppable.
The Christini AWD 300’s Twin Spar Aluminum was created to offer a great lateral stiffness further enhancing the motorcycle’s off road abilities. You also get a pair of rugged 80/100-21 front and 110/100-18 rear Kings Tires.
This tasty mix is completed by a compact, GasGas 300 cc Liquid-cooled 2-stroke, single cylinder engine which is paired with a Keihin PWK 38mm carburetor.
Like any respectable off roader, handling is also a critical component of the Christini AWD 300. A Marzocchi 48mm sealed cartridge fork keeps in check the front wheel while a Fox Podium RC2 Shock absorber supervises the rear.
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Except for a new paint job (Metallic Thunder Gray), the Suzuki Boulevard M90 didn’t receive any other modification for 2014.
The motorcycle’s center piece is represented by the same old 1462cc, 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, OHC unit. The engine features a broad torque delivery so you can expect to a fairly enjoyable ride every time you fire it up. Joining the powertrain is a six-speed transmission that’s been especially tailored for the M90. You also get a pretty generous fuel tank that holds a full 4.76 gallons (18 liters) of fuel.
The ride and handling department brings together a steel tube frame with a hidden rear shock absorber and an inverted telescopic fork, all of which combine to deliver a smooth handling and great stability at high-speeds.
The Suzuki Boulevard M90 is offered with a base price of $11,199.
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If you want to enter in the world of dirt bikes using a less intimidating model, then you should take a closer look at Christini’s AWD 250.
This compact motorcycle is fairly easy to handle and is able to deal effortless with any type of track thanks to its innovative AWD system that can’t be found at many bikes in this class.
Besides, the AWD system, the motorcycle is also fitted with a high revving GasGas 250 cc, liquid-cooled 2-Stroke, single cylinder engine. The unit breaths through a Keihin PWK 38mm carburetor and transfers its power to the wheels through a six speed transmission.
Other features worthy of being mentioned include Marzocchi forks, a Fox RC2 shock and a FMF exhaust system. You also get a modern aluminum frame which offers a perfect compromise between lightness and rigidity.
The standard model is offered with a base price of $8895, while the E-Start version can be yours for no less than $9495*.
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Due to their AWD system, Christini’s models are pretty unique among motorcycles. Needless to say that, the AWD 450 Super Moto makes no exception and like its other siblings is packed with the company’s AWD system which helps it deal effortless with any type of terrain.
Power comes from a 450cc, liquid-cooled, single cylinder four stroke engine which is paired with a 5 speed wide ratio transmission with hydraulic clutch.
The motorcycle rides on 17 inch wheels wrapped in 110/70-17 front and 40/70-17 rear Kings tires. The stopping power is assured by a front 290mm (9.4″) single disc brake with CHRISTINI Quad-piston caliper and a rear 240mm (9.4″) disc brake.
The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a twin spar aluminum frame which is paired with a Marzocchi 48mm sealed cartridge fork and a rear adjustable single shock with linkage.
As far as prices are concerned the Christini AWD 450 Super Moto can be yours for $9,595*.
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