The idea behind the new Kymco Quannon Naked 125 was to create a practical motorcycle aimed at those who are moving between urban and city area.
The motorcycle features a pretty modern design language which combines the aggressiveness of a naked bike with the sportiness of a sport model. We especially like the powerful curve line and diamond cutting of body surface which are combined with a wide main body frame chassis. The headlamp looks good too. It features a tasty polygon shape and is fitted with a single PHILIPS HS4 55/60 Watt bulb. The rider is greeted by a modern dashboard instrument system which further enhances the sporty look of the motorcycle.
Power comes from a 124 cc, 4 STROKE OHC engine which delivers a maximum output of 9.6 kw at 10000 rpm and 9.9 Nm of torque at 9000 rpm.
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The 2013 Kymko K-Pipe was especially developed for beginners. Though despite its relatively serene character, the motorcycle is still able to reward you with a serious amount thrills thanks to its 4 STROKE, 123.66 cc engine which delivers 6 kw @ 7500 rpm and 8.5 Nm of torque at 5500 rpm. The engine is also very efficient, its average fuel consumption being rated at 40.25 km per liter.
The brand-new Kymco K-PIPE is based on the newly-developed "Spinal Column" chassis which has an overall weight of just 11.8 kg, including a 30% reduction in weight and 10% increase in strength compared with previous KYMCO sports bikes. Moreover the bike has also a lowered seat height, which makes it easier to ride by beginners.
The 2013 Kymco K-PIPE is offered in various color options such as yellow, white, red and green.
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The Ducati Monster 1100EVO is one of the most capable sport motorcycles in Ducati’s lineup. The bike offers a perfect mix of modern technologies, racy handling and sporty performances.
Power comes from a two-valve engine which features a crankcase that significantly reduces its overall weight. They are produced using the same innovative Vacural® technology that Ducati previously applied only to Supersport models. The engine rewards you with a maximum output of 100 hp @ 7500 rpm and 76 lb. ft of torque at 6000 rpm.
Apart from its strong engine, the bike is also very comfortable thanks to its total steering angle of 64 degrees, an extremely intuitive and ergonomic handle position and the tapered and deeply sculpted fuel tank.
The Monster 1100EVO features a set of sport tuned suspensions which consist of Marzocchi 43mm fully adjustable usd forks and rear Sachs adjustable monoshocks.
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The Ducati Diavel Cromo features a tasty gloss black paint job combined with a chromium-plated tank. This aggressive paint scheme is completed by horizontal seat stitching and classic Ducati logos.
Perhaps it goes without saying that the Diavel Cromo keeps all major traits of the Diavel family rewarding its rider with first class ergonomics and maximum performance.
Talking about performance, the motorcycle is powered by the Testastretta 11°, L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled engine which puts out 162hp (119kW) @ 9500rpm and 94lb-ft (127.5Nm) of torque at 8000rpm. The engine is linked to a six speed gear box which offers smooth and precise shifts.
One of the most important modern technologies hosted by the Ducati Diavel Cromo is the racing-derived Ducati Traction Control (DTC) which is a highly intelligent system which acts as a filter between the rider’s right hand and the rear tyre. Within milliseconds, DTC is able to detect and control rear wheel-spin, considerably increasing the bike’s active safety and performance.
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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 new Ducati Monster 796 combines the comfort of the 696 with the sporty personality of the 1100. The motorcycle is powered by a 803 cc L-Twin cylinder, 2 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, air cooled engine which cranks out 87 hp @ 8250 rpm and 58 lb.ft of torque at 6250 rpm. The engine needs to deal with a total weight of only 167 kg, so you can expect to a breathtaking acceleration. The engine is Euro 3 compliant and is paired with a six speed gearbox.
The ride quality is assured by a rear Sachs monoshock unit and a sporty front Marzocchi 43mm upside-down fork.
All elements are mounted on a strong but light tubular steel Trellis frame with aluminum rear sub-frame. A separate, all aluminum sub-frame saves weight and adds a pleasing continuity with the aluminum footrest hangers and matte finished swingarm.
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Ducati has unleashed its Streetfighter 848 in 2012 and despite the fact that is slightly weaker than its bigger brothers; the bike has still a lot to love. It features a capable L-Twin unit, savvy chassis technology, a single-sided swingarm and monobloc brakes.
The motorcycle sits on lightweight, 10-spoke aluminum wheels, 5.5-inches wide out back, 3.5-inches wide up front. The wheels are shod in Pirelli Diablo Rossi Corsa tires designed from World Superbike Championship technology - 120/70/ZR17 front and 180/60/ZR17 back.
One of the most modern technologies offered by the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 is the Ducati Traction Control (DTC) which offers eight profiles, each one programmed with a wheel-spin tolerance matched to progressive riding levels of skill, graded from one to eight.
The rider is met by a modern digital unit in the instrument cluster which displays information for Speedometer, rev counter, lap times, time, air temp, coolant temp, battery voltage, A & B trips, fuel reserve trip, DTC status and level selected (if activated) scheduled maintenance.
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Triumph’s Street Triple has been one of the success stories of recent years, topping the sales charts and collecting numerous accolades along the way.
Fusing the style and attitude of the Speed Triple with the agility of the Daytona 675, and delivering it all for a very competitive price, the Street Triple wowed the industry when it arrived in 2008 and continues to dominate the middleweight naked sports bike class.
The Street Triple gains a new look for 2012, featuring aggressive new headlights from the bigger Speed Triple and a host of detail changes to keep it ahead of middleweight competition.
Designed alongside the Daytona 675 and sharing the same engine and frame, the Street Triple packs a powerful 105bhp punch at 11,700rpm and delivers a peak 50 lb-ft. of torque. The Street Triple’s 675cc three-cylinder engine has been tuned for incredibly strong low- to mid-range performance and delivers an exhilarating ride that can be enjoyed by riders of all ages and experience.
The Ducati Streetfighter S is one of the most iconic models in its class. The motorcycle is equipped with a lot of components developed using Ducati’s experience in the field of racing. The motorcycle is powered by a strong L-Twin 1099 cc engine which cranks out 155hp (114kW) @ 9500rpm and 85lb-ft - 115Nm of torque achieved at 9500rpm. The engine is mounted on a tubular steel trellis frame which is light but strong and gives the motorcycle a perfect torsional rigidity at high speeds.
The ride quality is assured by Öhlins 43mm fully adjustable front forks which are combined with a fully adjustable rear suspension. The motorcycle sits on five-spokes light-alloy wheels shod in front Pirelli Diablo Corsa 3 120/70 ZR17 and rear Pirelli Diablo Corsa 3 190/55 ZR17 tires.
The Streetfighter S is equipped with Brembo Monobloc calipers which have four 34mm pistons that grip 330mm discs.
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Harley-Davidson’s classic cruiser, the V-Rod is now available in a special edition. The new Harley-Davidson V-Rod Night Rod Special received a special look and is aggressively styled from the front end to the back with the engine, wheels, forks, triple clamps and swingarm painted in a tasty black paint. Other notable styling details include the double-barrel exhaust pipes, fat rear tyre, low-Rise handlebar and the special radiator design.
The motorcycle is built on a very beautiful frame that was forged using an innovative process named hydroforming. Thanks to this new process the company’s engineers were able to form unconventional angles and apply fewer welds by bending and shaping metal pipes with high-pressure water.
At the heart of the bike lies Harley Davidson’s 1.247 cc Revolution, Liquid-cooled, 60° V-Twin engine which delivers a peak torque of 111 Nm at 7,250 rpm.
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