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The new Brough Superior SS100 made its debut at the 2013 EICMA motorcycle show. The motorcycle features a retro style and was born from the collaboration between Boxer Design and Akira.

When designing the motorcycle, the engineers used only top notch materials such as aluminum-magnesium alloy and titanium which play a major role in keeping the overall weight to as low as possible.

At the heart of the new Brough Superior SS100 sits a 997cc, four stroke 88°, V-twin, DOHC, 4 valves per cylinder engine. Fire it up and it will reward you with a maximum power of 140 hp at 10 000 rpm and 125 Nm of torque at 8 000 rpm.

The motorcycle rides on a set of modern suspensions which include a dual-wishbone Ohlis fork and a rear Ohlins Shock. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the front fork system is made from Aluminium-Magnesium alloy for the fork legs and titanium for the triangles while the rear swing arm is made of aluminium-magnesium alloy.

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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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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 has taken the wraps of its fresh R nineT. The new roadster was especially developed to mark “90 Years of BMW Motarrad” and comes with a comprehensive list of features that give it a fairly unique character.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 1,170 cc, air/oil-cooled, flat twin, boxer engine which cranks out a maximum output of 81 kW (110 hp) at 7,550 rpm and 119 Nm (88 lb-ft) of torque at 6,000 rpm.

The engine is mounted on a modern tubular steel spaceframe that sits on an advanced suspension system that includes an upside-down telescopic fork taken from the S 1000 RR and a paralever single-sided swingarm that works together with a central spring strut.

The motorcycle is also fitted with wire-spoke wheels with black anodized alloy, non-flanged rims, black aluminum hubs and stainless steel spokes. The stopping power is assured by radial 4-piston monoblock brake callipers that bite floating 320 millimeter (12.6 inch) brake discs. Needles to say that you also get BMW’s advanced ABS system for enhanced stopping power.

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The BMW R 1200 R has received a series of modifications for 2014 and according to BMW’s press release it is no longer available in Sapphire black metallic and Magnesium beige metallic.

Apart from the color modifications, the 2014 model year has also received a few style improvements, new circular instruments, a new higher-quality fork, the new double-butted aluminum handlebars, beautiful new cast wheels and a chrome exhaust manifold. Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include ABS, ASC, tire pressure monitoring, ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment), case holders and a windshield.

At the heart of the 2014 BMW R 1200 R lies a DOHC flat-twin engine that features two overhead camshafts and four radially arranged valves. The engine’s output is rated at 81 kW (110 bhp), while the maximum torque is no less than 119 Nm at 6,000 rpm.

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BMW has launched a tasty special edition of its R1200R roadster. Unfortunately there aren’t any modifications in the technical department, so most of the changes aimed the bike’s appearance.

The new model is called the “DarkWhite” and features a unique, minimalist paint job that despite its simplicity helps it stand out from the crowd.

The classy paint scheme used for the R1200R “DarkWhite” gives the entire bike a pretty sophisticated appearance without taming its aggressive character.

We especially like how BMW designers have found the perfect balance between light and dark colors. The high impact contrast between the bodywork, drivetrain and wheels proves us once more that you don’t need to go over the top with color combinations to obtain a special appearance.

The frame received an asphalt grey finish, while the swingarm, rear axle housing and triangular wishbone were left in matt black. The black anodised fork tubes and the sports windshield add the finishing touch.

The BMW R1200R “DarkWhite” will be available from 1st October with a price of €13,000.

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Triumph is famous for its modern classic bikes and the Scrambler continues to be considered by many an iconic model.

Since it made its debut, the Scrambler has been constantly upgraded and the 2014 model year has received its share of improvements. The 2014 model comes with a more comfortable seat, high-performance KYB suspensions and Nissin brakes.

The motorcycle is built around an 865 cc, air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin engine with 270º firing interval. In terms of power, the engine puts out a maximum output of 58 hp at 6800 rpm and 68 Nm of torque at 4750 rpm. All this power is kept in leash by a five speed transmission.

The new 2014 Triumph Scrambler comes in two color schemes namely Matt Pacific Blue and Lunar Silver/Diablo Red.

As far as prices are concerned, the 2014 Triumph Scrambler can be yours for no less than $11,560.

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Triumph revamped its Bonneville T100 model for 2014. The new bike comes with a few small upgrades that make it slightly better than its predecessors.

The new generation is offered in two versions namely the T100 and T100 Black. The first comes with a base price of $9,199 for the US market and $10,499 for the Canadian market while the latter can be yours for no less than $8,899 for the US market and $9,999 for the Canadian market.

As far as colors are concerned, the Bonneville T100 is offered in a Crystal White/ Aurum Gold and Jet Black/Cranberry Red paint schemes, while the T100 Black comes in Jet Black, with black wheel rims, wheel hubs, handlebars, RSU springs, mudguard stays, mirrors, engine finish and grab rail.

The T100 Black is equipped with a new silencer and is propelled by Triumph’s Air-Cooled, DOHC, Parallel-Twin, 865cc engine with 360º Firing Interval. The engine’s speed is kept in leash by a five speeds transmission.

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