When it comes to motorcycles, Suzuki is one of the most important manufacturers and its bikes have proved themselves to be reliable, strong and always equipped with the newest technologies.
The 2013 SFV 650 Gladius makes no exception and is one of the most capable motorcycles in its class. The motorcycle is built on a compact open trellis frame which helps it deliver a great handling. At its heart you will find a 645 cc V twin, double overhead camshaft engine which is fairly smooth and delivers generous low to mid-range power. The 90° V twin double overhead camshaft twin cylinder engine produces maximum power at 8,400rpm along with masses of torque through the rev range.
The 2013 Suzuki SFV 650 Gladius is offered with a starting price of $7,999 and a 12 month, unlimited mileage warranty.
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With its agile stance, the modern design language and sporty engine, the Suzuki GSX-R600 is ready to reward you with a serious amount of thrills every time you jump on its saddle.
The motorcycle is propelled by a 599 cc 4 cylinder engine that is paired with a six speed manual transmission. The engine comes with shot-peened con rods, a chrome-nitride-coated upper compression and oil control rings, and pentagonal ventilation holes which have the purpose to improve the overall performance and efficiency.
The engine is linked to a 4-into-1 stainless-steel exhaust system with a titanium muffler. This advanced exhaust system maximizes torque and improves throttle response, especially in the low-to-mid RPM range.
The bike features a completely new frame, a race-proven geometry and a 15mm shorter wheelbase. All these were achieved without sacrificing the swingarm’s length to maintain traction on corner exits.
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Since it was launched in 1985, the Suzuki GSX-R750 has managed to attract a lot of fans and there is no wonder why as is packed with modern technologies and features a pretty versatile and sporty character.
As far as performance is concerned, the 2013 Suzuki GSX-R750 is powered by the same 750 cc four cylinder engine as the previous year’s model. However, the actual model features an eight kilogram reduction off the total weight, advanced engine technology, broader power delivery, improved throttle response and lower emissions. On top of that you also get a more aerodynamic and light bodywork.
The stopping power is handled by a set of four-piston Brembo monoblock front brake calipers and 310mm dual floating discs, paired with a single piston rear brake caliper with a 220mm disc.
The motorcycle is offered with a starting price of $12,199 USD.
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Honda presented the 2013 version of its sporty CB1000R. Technically the motorcycle is basically the same as the previous model’s year. Though the bike is now offered with a new Cool Pearl White color option and fresh graphics.
The Honda CB1000R features a special chassis which puts the 998cc engine out front and center. This position not only improves the bike’s weight distribution but it also gives a more upright and comfortable riding position.
Talking about the engine, it is a 998cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled, inline four-cylinder unit with computer-controlled digital transistorized ignition with 3-D mapping. The engine’s power is sent to the ground via a Close-ratio six-speed transmission. Among the features offered by the CB1000R you’ll also find the adjustable brake and clutch levers which let you fine tune for the riding environment, and tailor fit the controls to your riding style.
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The Honda CB500X comes with a whole new range of features for 2013. For the starters, the motorcycle is fitted with a modern 500 cc, parallel twin DOHC engine which offers enough punch to fill your body with adrenaline.
For increased performances the engine is combined with a Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) system which keeps the fuel mixture in check to offer a crisp throttle response at any time. The engine is mounted on a light but rigid diamond-shaped steel-tube frame.
The motorcycle offers perfect ergonomics and you’ll especially like the step seat with a low height, the adjustable windscreen and the comfortable handlebars. Not to mention about the new, larger-capacity fuel tank which has been carefully shaped to give the rider an unrestricted riding position.
The stopping power is assured by a set of wave disc brakes combined with ABS.
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Honda revealed the 2013 version of its sporty CBR500R. The bike has received a few upgrades which help it remain competitive. Among them you’ll find a brand new engine and a fresh chassis.
The new two-cylinder parallel-twin layout offers a wide powerband and plenty of torque, while a counterbalance keeps things running smooth. The 2013 model also comes with a slightly sportier riding position which helps you feel the motorcycle, better but doesn’t affect the overall comfort.
The stopping power is handled by front and rear wave-style disc brakes. Needless to say that the motorcycle is also available with a modern ABS which further enhances the stopping abilities.
The CBR500R has a full line of available Honda Genuine Accessories including a sport screen, color-matched passenger seat cowl, and carbon-look accents.
The 2013 Honda CBR500R has a starting price of $5,999, while the ABS version can be yours for $6,499.
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Kawasaki is one of the oldest Japanese motorcycle manufacturers and most of the company’s models were received with great interest by the riders. And there is no wonder why as they had a bullet proof built quality and offered top notch performances as well.
From the original Z-1 to the ZZR1200, Kawasaki’s do-it-all motorcycles combined the power, handling, comfort and aesthetic appeal that repeatedly dominated their categories. The same facts are also true for the 2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS, which is one of the best models in its segment.
The 2012 version delivers a dominating mix of power, handling, looks, technology and rideability. The bike is powered by a four-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, four valves per cylinder, inline-four, 1,043cc engine which is paired with a six speed gearbox.
For those who want a faultless stopping power, Kawasaki also offers an ABS version of the Ninja 1000 for 2012.
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Kawasaki’s motorcycles have become a benchmark in the industry and with every year that passes, they become better and better.
One of the most appreciated models in Kaswaski’s lineup is the Ninja 1000, a motorcycle that combines power and sporty handling with comfort and modern design. Kawasaki is also offering an ABS version of the Ninja 1000 for 2012. This system offers confidence-inspiring braking action on all types of surfaces.
The motorcycle is propelled by a 1,043cc liquid-cooled inline-four engine mated on a six speed gear box. As far as suspensions go, the Kawasaki Ninja 1000 rides on a front 41 mm inverted cartridge fork with stepless compression and rebound damping and a rear horizontal monoshock with stepless rebound damping and adjustable spring preload.
The 2012 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 is available in four color combinations namely Metallic Spark Black, Metallic Flat Micron Gray, Candy Lime Green and Ebony.
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Searching for a versatile, yet sporty motorcycle which is able to cope great with race tracks, city streets and highway? Then you should take a closer look at the Ducati Diavel Carbon.
“The challenge of building a muscular silhouette over a pure-bred competition motor had to be met with determination and a delicate touch, and the result is a frontal area that looks like a power athlete on the starting blocks,” explains the team at Ducati Design responsible for the project. “With the front wheel kept close to the Diavel’s body and using the short tail of a sport bike, we were able to blend this muscular design with a chassis that matched.”
Apart from its attractive design the 2012 Ducati Diavel Carbon is equipped with a strong 1198.4cc heart. The engine is mated on a six speed transmission and puts out 162hp (119kW) @ 9500rpm and 94lb-ft (127.5Nm) @ 8000rpm.
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Ducati has celebrated its partnership with AMG by producing the Diavel AMG Special Edition, inspired by the German maker’s unmistakeable styling. Combining exclusivity with high performance, the Diavel AMG Special Edition is the perfect synthesis of two unequalled brands with a shared passion for exceptional achievement, unique design and conscientious attention to detail.
The unmistakeable design of the Diavel Carbon is enhanced by refined AMG-inspired, branded sport features. The Diavel AMG Special Edition features: splendid forged 5-spoke wheels, carbon fibre air vents with aluminium trimming, an all-new sports exhaust and a seat with horizontally ribbed seat upholstered in Alcantara®. Frame, tank and passenger seat cover are in the AMG’s Diamond White, contrasting assertively with the opaque black of the carbon fibre. Further underlining the model’s exclusivity, each bike is numbered and will have a plate mounted on the engine carrying the signature of the worker who manually calibrated the Desmodromic system timing.
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