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Thanks to its aggressive character, the Ducati Diavel Carbon is seen by many riders as a true “bad boy” among naked bikes.

Its iconic red frame, the sharp lines of the body, the black accessories, the dual exhaust and the fat rear tire are all working together to offer a very special visual effect that will make you fall in love with this bike from the first sight.

In terms of power this mechanical beast is fitted with a strong 1198 cc, Testastretta 11°, L twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled engine. Fire it up and you’ll be assaulted by a maximum power of 119 KW (162 Hp) achieved at 9,500 rpm and 127.5 Nm (94 Lb-Ft) of torque available at its peak at 8,000 Rpm.

This Italian beauty can be yours for no less than $20,495.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Ducati Diavel Carbon.

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When it comes to sports bikes Ducati is without a doubt one of the most appreciated manufacturers. And with models like the Hypermotard there is no wonder why.

This mechanical beast was carefully forged to reward you with excellent riding dynamics and is packed with a comprehensive list of state of the art technologies.

The motorcycle is built around an 821cc, Testastretta 11°, L-twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled engine. The unit cranks out a maximum output of 110 hp at 9,250 rpm and 89 Nm of torque at 7,500 rpm. All this power is kept under control by a six speed transmission and you also get Ducati’s Ride-by-Wire system, which allows 3 different engine mappings.

The engine is housed by a tubular steel Trellis frame with 34 mm main section tubes, 25.5° rake, 104 mm trail and 30 mm offset.

The bike can be yours for no less than $11,995.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Ducati Hypermotard.

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Fast, agile and strong, the Ducati Diavel is an imposing machine that has all it needs to make you fall in love with it from the moment you touch its handlebars.

The motorcycle weighs only 210 kg and is powered by a 1198.4cc, Testastretta 11°, L-twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled engine which rewards you with a maximum power of 162 hp at 9,500 Rpm and 127.5 Nm (94 Lb-Ft) of torque at 8,000 Rpm.

For enhanced performances, the Diavel is also packed with the company’s electronic Riding Modes which include a choice of three pre-set modes namely Urban, Sport and Touring. Other features worthy of being mentioned include the Ride-by-Wire (RbW) system and Ducati’s Traction Control (DTC).

The motorcycle’s speed is kept in leash by a capable breaking system which includes Monobloc calipers that grab 320mm discs up front and a single 265mm disc at the rear.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Ducati Diavel.

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Meet the 2014 KTM 690 Duke, a fast bike aimed at adrenaline-hungry riders. While designing the 690 Duke, KTM’s engineers have focused on cutting the bike’s weight as much as possible. Therefore, the motorcycle comes with a 9 kg lightweight tubular space frame made from chrome-molybdenum steel which is paired with a 4 kg lightweight, pin-jointed, die-cast swingarm. After this entire struggle the engineers have managed to obtain a dry weight of only 149.5 kg (without fuel), which is pretty impressive.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a modern, 690 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition, liquid-cooled engine. The unit develops a maximum power of 67 hp and is mated on a six speed, claw shifted transmission.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the KTM 690 Duke is equipped with front WP Suspension up side down forks and a rear WP Suspension shock absorber with Pro-Lever linkage.

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Zero decided to upgrade its S model for 2014. The new model year features a long list of improvements which help it deliver better performances in terms of power, ride and handling.

Among the modifications made for the 2014 model year you’ll find larger 43 mm forks, a redesigned chin fairing, new triple clamps and a new dashboard. Moreover, the bike’s ground clearance has been raised by an inch and the suspension is now oriented more towards comfort.

The 2014 Zero S is propelled by a Z-Force, 75-7 passively air-cooled, high efficiency, radial flux permanent magnet, brushless motor which delivers a maximum power of 54 Hp (40 KW) @ 4,300 rpm and 68 Ft-Lb (92 Nm) of torque. The engine is mated to a clutchless, one-speed transmission and can propel you to a maximum speed of 95 mph.

As far as battery packs are concerned, the Zero S gives you the possibility to choose between three versions (8.5 kWh, 11.4 kWh and 12.5 kWh).

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Zero S.

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Benelli will launch an all-new model in Milan at the EICMA motorcycle show. The motorcycle is called the BN600R and is a sporty naked propelled by an inline four-cylinder 4 stroke, liquid cooled engine with double overhead camshaft and 4 valves for each cylinder.

In terms of power, the engine cranks out a maximum output of 82 hp @ 11,500 rpm and a peak torque of 52 Nm @ 10,500 rpm. It also comes with electronic injection and four 38mm throttle bodies. Its power is sent to the ground through a six speed transmission with wet clutch.

The stopping power is handled by Brembo brakes that include a front 320mm twin floating disk with radial calipers and a rear 240mm single disk with double piston calipers.

The motorcycle rides on a pair of 17" aluminium aloy rims wrapped in 120/70 and 180/55 tyres.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the Benelli BN600R comes with an upside-down Marzocchi front fork and a rear aluminium alloy swingarm with Sachs shock absorber.

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After all those countless discussions and teasers, the all new KTM 1290 Super Duke R has been finally revealed. The bike looks certainly better than we’ve expected and it is also more potent than that you might guess.

At the heart of this naked beauty lies a 75-degree 108x71mm bore/stroke 1,301cc v-twin engine that puts out an impressive power of 180 HP at 8,870 rpm and 144 Nm of torque. All this power is kept under control by a six speed gearbox and a PASC slipper clutch. Fire up the engine and you’ll hit the 200 kmph mark in no less than 7,2 seconds.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a powder coated, chromium-molybdenum-steel trellis frame which is paired with a 48mm WP USD fork and a WP rear shock.

The KTM 1290 Super Duke R weighs 189 kg and its speed is kept under control by Brembo M50 monoblock calipers and 320 mm brake discs combined with a modern Bosch ABS.

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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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Triumph has revealed the 2014 Speed Triple along with its R version. The motorcycle received a series of small upgrades, but don’t expect to any big changes as most of them aimed the style department.

At the heart of the bike lies a 675 cc, liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder that delivers a maximum output of 105 bhp at 11850 rpm and 68 Nm of torque at 9750 rpm. The engine needs to deal with a wet weight of 183 kg and is fueled by a 17.4 litres.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the Triumph Speed triple is equipped with Kayaba 41mm upside down forks with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping and a rear Kayaba monoshock with piggy back reservoir adjustable for rebound and compression damping.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a stiff aluminium beam twin-spar frame.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Triumph Speed Triple.

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KTM is working hard on its new 1290 Super Duke R and the motorcycle is very close to its big debut. However, the company is still keeping its project under the code of silence and for the moment we don’t have many official details about the new motorcycle.

The good part is that the guys from KTM were kind enough to show us a small teaser of their upcoming motorcycle that was placed on a special website dedicated to the new 1290 Super Duke R (click here).

Together with the image, KTM has also released a short video with their 1290 Super Duke R which shows a rider shoot from the back while riding their new creation.

According to the counter placed on the bike’s miniwebsite there are only 11 days left until the big reveal, so stay tuned for more details.

Hit the jump to see 1290 Super Duke R’s video teaser!


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