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Yamaha launched its fresh 850cc street-focused triple with a starting price of only £6799. The new bike was especially created for the European market and features a sharp style, an upright riding position and a modern 850cc traverse three cylinder power plant.

As far as performance is concerned, Yamaha claims that its 850 cc unit delivers a maximum output of 115 hp at 10500 rpm and 62 lbft of torque at 8500 rpm which put the MT-09 in direct competition with models like the Ducati Monster, Triumph Speed Triple, and even BMW F800.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by an all new CF aluminium die-cast frame which is lightweight and stiff offering a great overall balance at high speeds.

The light frame is combined with a pair of light 10-spoke alloy wheels that are shod in newly-developed radial tyres - 120/70ZR17 at the front and 180/55ZR17 at the rear.

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This small sport bike was especially developed for those who are starting to learn the secrets of motorcycles. Unlike other bikes of its type the Aprilia RS 50 offers premium features in a relatively compact package. Needless to say that it was also built with comfort in mind so once on board, you are met by an ergonomically designed seat, a nonintrusive fuel tank and a sporty handlebar combined with a modern instrument display.

The motorcycle is propelled by a liquid cooled, single cylinder two stroke engine with a displacement of 49.9 cc. The engine sends its power to the rear wheel through a six speed transmission.

As far as brakes are concerned the Aprilia RS 50 is equipped with a 300 mm front disc grabbed by a radial caliper while out back there is a 180 mm stainless steel disc paired with a powerful two piston caliper.

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MV Agusta has taken the wraps off its fresh F3 800 – a sport motorcycle packed with the latest goodies in the business. The bike will be available at dealers in July with a price tag of 13.990€.

Like it was expected, the new MV Agusta F3 800 was carefully designed to reward its rider with first class handling abilities and a perfect stability at high speeds.

It weighs only 175 kg and is powered by a strong 798cc engine with a backward-rotating crank and the same bore as the F3 675. However the stroke is increased from 45.9 mm to 54.3mm. In terms of power the engine puts out a maximum output of 148 hp at 13.000 rpm and 65 ft.lb. of torque at 13.500 rpm. The rev limiter is set at 13,500.

Among the tasty features offered by the MV Agusta F3 800 you’ll find ride-by-wire, traction control, an electronic air-bleed system and variable power maps.

The stopping power is assured by Brembo monobloc calipers while the suspension is kept in check by fully-adjustable Marzocchi forks paired with a Sachs rear shock.

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One of the newest motorcycles revealed by Kawasaki is the 2013 Z800, a fresh middle-weight contender. Needless to say that the new 2013 Z800 keeps the same personality as its predecessors, but it sports a new engine, a fresh style and modern technologies.

The motorcycle’s center piece is an 806 cm3 liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line four engine that offers increased performance at all RPM. The engine is paired with a six speed transmission and delivers a maximum output of 113 PS at 10,200 rpm and 83.0 Nm of torque at 8,000 rpm.

The ride quality is kept in check by a 41 mm inverted fork and a Piggyback-reservoir-equipped rear shock. As far as breaks are concerned, you get front semi-floating 310 mm petal discs and a rear single 250 mm petal disc.

On the UK market, the 2013 Kawasaki Z800 is offered with a starting price of £7499.

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The 2013 Kawasaki Ninja ER-6F is a fast, reliable and modern motorcycle built on a perimeter style frame. As far as design is concerned, the motorcycle features an agile stance with angular bodywork and a sporty windscreen.

The rider is met by an analog and digital instrument panel, an ergonomically designed handlebar and a comfy seat.

At the heart of this beauty lies an advanced, highly compact, liquid-cooled 649cc parallel twin engine combined with a digital fuel injection (DFI) system featuring 38mm throttle bodies with sub-throttles. In terms of power, the engine cranks out 72.1 PS at 8,500 rpm and 64 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm. The engine is paired with a six speed transmission and offers a fuel consumption of 50-mpg.

The 2013 Kawasaki Ninja ER-6f ABS is offered with a starting price of £6499.

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The new 2013 Kawasaki ER-6n is sporty, practical, agile and cool. What more could you ask from a bike? The motorcycle features a new double pioe perimeter style frame, a sharp design language and a powerful engine. Talking about the engine it is a liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 8 valves, parallel twin unit with a displacement of 649 cm³. The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and is mated on a six speed transmission. In terms of power, it cranks out 72.1 PS @ 8,500 rpm and 64 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm.

Kawasaki’s engineers have spent a lot of time to reward the ER-6n’s rider with first class ergonomics. Thereby the motorcycle is equipped with a sporty looking tandem seat with thick cushioning, ergonomic passenger grips, rubber-mounted seat bracket and a comfortable handlebar.

The Kawasaki ER-6n is available on the UK market with a starting price of £5899.

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There aren’t many motorcycles that are able to compete with success against the new Kawasaki Ninja 300. This new bike replaces the old Ninja 250 and compared with its predecessor is technically a completely new bike.

In terms of design the 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 Special Edition ABS is certainly with a huge step ahead of many of its rivals featuring a pretty futuristic style with many unique accents that underline its sporty character.

The new Ninja 300 is powered by a larger 296cc liquid-cooled, parallel twin that features a new digital fuel injection (DFI) system. The new engine delivers a maximum power of 29.0 kW (39PS) at 11,000 rpm and 27.0 Nm of torque at 10,000 rpm.

Kawasaki says that its new engine has nearly 50% of the parts upgraded from the previous model. The most significant upgrades include new intake ports, new 23.6mm intake valves, a new cam chain a revised 10.6:1 compression, and new lighter pistons.

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Equipped with a strong new engine and modern technologies the new Kawasaki Ninja 300R is a true masterpiece on two wheels. The motorcycle also features a new style which further enhances its sporty character.

In terms of ergonomy the 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 rewards you with a sculpted seat, a sporty handlebar and a multi function LCD which includes speedometer, clock, fuel gauge, dual trip meters, odometer and ECO Economical Riding indicator.

The motorcycle is powered by a fresh 296 cm3, Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, Parallel Twin engine that produces smooth, torquey power at low and medium rpm and powerful acceleration at high rpm. Compared to the previous 250 cc unit, the new one features new pistons, cylinder, cylinder head as well as a fresh exhaust. The engine’s power is kept under control by a capable six speed transmission.

The motorcycle is available on the US market with a starting price of $4799 USD.

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The Suzuki TU250X is a traditional sport bike and draws inspiration from its classic ancestors. The retro appearance of the motorcycle is underlined by the spoked wheels, round headlight, old school frame and the sweptback chromed muffler.

When Suzuki’s engineers designed the TU250X, they spent a lot of time to make it as comfortable as possible. Thereby, despite its retro style, the Suzuki TU250X is a pretty comfortable motorcycle that offers a relaxed riding position thanks to its spacious saddle and the perfectly angled handlebar.

The motorcycle’s center piece is a 249cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected, air-oil cooled SOHC engine which delivers strong low rpm torque to help you deal effortless with city traffic.

For 2013, the Suzuki TU250X is available in an all new Metallic Mystic Silver / Glass Sparkle Black combination. The motorcycle is offered with a starting price of $4,399 and a 12 month unlimited mileage limited warranty.

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The Suzuki GW250 Inazuma is a sporty yet practical motorcycle that features an electrifying style. The motorcycle is powedred by an agile 248 cc, liquid cooled, lightweight, two cylinder engine which generates lightning fast low-end and mid-range power. The engine is combined with an advanced liquid cooling system which helps keep the bike in the optimum performance zone. The engine’s power is sent to the ground through a six-speed transmission which offers a wider range of gearing to suit the city or the open road.

As far as the ride is concerned, the 2013 Suzuki GW250 Inazuma is equipped with a rear mono-shock with a seven-way adjustable spring preload and a front telescopic forks which is able to deal effortless with bumps.

The motorcycle is available with a starting price of $5,999 and comes with a 12 months warranty.

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