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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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Ducati’s engineers wanted to develop a bike that’s able to offer first class performances but is also comfortable, good looking and practical. The result is Ducati Diavel, a motorcycle that’s able to do reward you a thrilling riding experience without sacrificing comfort and practicality.

“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.”

The bike’s chassis uses a black-bodied 50mm Marzocchi front forks which are fully adjustable for spring pre-load, compression and rebound damping. Out back you’ll find the die-cast aluminum, single-sided swingarm.

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The 2012 Ducati Superbike 1199 Panigale S Tricolore is offered with a Tricolor paintjob to celebrate "Made in Borgo Panigale" technological excellence.

Among the modern features offered by the motorcycle you’ll find a modern exhaust, LEDs, ABS and the all new telemetry housed in the latest-generation DDA+, which also utilizes GPS signals.

Compared to the previous generation, the 2012 Ducati Superbike 1199 Panigale S Tricolore is 10 kg lighter and 25 hp stronger. Needless to say that this results in improved handling and increased overall performances.

The motorcycle is powered by the Superquadro unit which is the most powerful twin-cylinder engine on the planet. Its power has been increased up to 195 HP@10,750 rpm, while torque has been increased to 13.5 kgm@9,000 rpm. You also get the Riding Mode options, which helps you modulate power delivery based on riding style and road conditions.

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The 2013 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle is one of the strongest players in its segment as its classy design language, modern technologies and the capable engine help it deliver first class performances.

The motorcycle can be easily recognized thanks to its drag-style handle bars, dual exhaust with satin chrome finish, fat rear tyre and the unique radiator design.

Power comes from a 1.247 cc Liquid-cooled, Revolution, 60° V-Twin engine which develops a peak torque of 115 Nm at 6,500 rpm and offers an average fuel consumption of 6.3 l/100 km.

The capable engine is paired with a modern ’slipper’ clutch which provides smooth, high-power handling in turns or whenever you downshift by reducing clutch friction.

As far as technologies go, the Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle is equipped with H-D Smart Security System, Brembo Brakes with Standard ABS and a dual side exhaust system.

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