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Meet the 2014 Suzuki SFV 650, a sporty motorcycle designed for roadster lovers. It is built on a compact trellis steel frame that features 25 degree of rake and 104 mm of trail, a great mix carefully calculated to enhance the bike’s agility.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, dohc, 90-degree v-twin engine with a displacement 645 cc. The engine needs to deal with a curb weight of 202 kg and is fed by a 3.8 gallons fuel tank. Its power is kept under control by a six speed, constant mesh transmission.

Jump on board and you’ll be met by a modern instrument cluster, an ergonomic handlebar and a well bolstered seat.

The motorcycle rides on a set of 17 inch cast aluminum-alloy wheels shod in 120/70ZR17 front and 160/60ZR17 rear tires.

The 2014 Suzuki SFV 650 can be yours for no less than $8,149.

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Zero revamped its entire lineup of electric motorcycles for 2014 and the SR makes no exception.

The 2014 Zero SR continues to impress us with its versatility and strong torque available from 0 rpm, a feature that can be found only at electric vehicles.

The bike’s backbone is represented by a twin spar frame that offers a perfect compromise between lightness and rigidity.

In its off road adventures the 2014 Zero SR is assisted by a new fully adjustable suspension system and a pair of rugged tires.

The 2014 Zero SR sports a Z-Force® 75-7 passively air-cooled, radial flux, permanent high-temp magnet, brushless electric motor which delivers a maximum output of 67 Hp (50 KW) at 4,000 rpm and 106 Ft-Lb (144 Nm) of torque. The motor is paired with a clutchless, single speed transmission and is able to propel the bike to 60 mph in only 3.3 seconds.

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The 2014 Ducati 848 has all it needs to blow your mind from the moment you fire up its engine. Its aggressive design, the sporty riding position and the strong engine form a tasty mix that will make you fall in love with this Italian beast.

The motorcycle is built on a new frame which offers a perfect compromise between lightness and torsional rigidity. The frame is combined with a set of sporty suspensions that consist of front Marzocchi 43mm fully adjustable USD forks and a rear progressive linkage with fully adjustable monoshock.

At the heart of the 2014 Ducati 848 lies an 849cc, L-Twin cylinder, liquid cooled, 4 valve per cylinder Desmodromic engine. In terms of power, the unit delivers a maximum output of 97kW (132hp) at 10.000rpm and 93.5 Nm (69 lb-ft) of torque at 9,500 rpm.

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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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