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The Hesketh Motorcycles brand has been revived under the ownership of Paul Sleeman and the first new model produced by the company is called the Hesketh 24. The new model will be available from February 2014 and is a sports motorcycle that draws inspiration from the world of Formula 1. Its style is based on James Hunt’s F1 Grand Prix winning ‘24’ car.

Unfortunately, the bike will be available in a limited run of only 24 units but mr. Sleeman said that in the near future they will launch a 2 seat version of the same model.

At the heart of this beautiful beast sits a 1950cc, 56 degree, V-Twin engine that cranks out a maximum power of 120 hp. The engine is kept in leash by a 6 speed transmission.

You also get a set of 19 x 120 front and 19 x 180 rear carbon fibre wheels , a stainless steel 2 into 1 into 3 exhaust system and Ohlins suspensions.

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For many riders, the Suzuki Hayabusa represents the epitome of sport motorcycles. And there is no wonder why, as it offers a pretty impressive package that includes a super strong engine, top notch suspensions and a comprehensive list of high end technologies that are all working together for a single purpose: mindblowing speeds.

To spice things up even more, Suzuki unveiled a limited edition of its epic motorcycle at the inaugural American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando, Florida. The new GSX1300R Hayabusa 50th Anniversary Edition was created to celebrate Suzuki’s five decades in the U.S. market.

The special edition can be easily recognized after its Candy Daring Red/Glass Sparkle Black paint job and the red-striped black wheels.

The GSX1300R Hayabusa 50th Anniversary Edition is propelled by a 1340cc in-line 4-cylinder fuel injected, DOHC liquid-cooled engine with 16-valves and Twin Swirl Combustion Chambers (TSCC) that cranks out a maximum power of 173 horsepower and 104 pound-feet of peak torque. This power is more than enough to propel you to 60 mph in only 2.5 seconds. The maximum speed is rated at 186 mph.

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The 2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000 SE is available in only 100 units and comes with a series of special features that give it a fairly unique character.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 4 stroke, 4 cylinder, liquid cooled, DOHC engine with a displacement of 999 Cc.

With new telescopic forks, matched by a stunning aluminium swinging arm and a rear shock, the handling package represented by the new Suzuki GSX-R1000 SE will reward riders with first class handling performances.

As far as the stopping power is concerned, the Suzuki GSX-R1000 SE is fitted with front and rear Brembo discs.

The Suzuki GSX-R1000 SE adds a new level of handling and braking sophistication to the class and has all it needs to make you fall in love with it from the moment you fire you its engine.

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After has disappeared for a good number of years, Voxan has decided to reenter in the “race” of motorcycle manufacturers. Therefore it developed an entire new motorcycle which has all it needs to take your breath away.

The new bike was designed by Sasha Lakic, is entirely electric and has managed to take everybody by surprise when it made its debut at the Paris Motorcycle Show on December 2nd.

It is called the Wattman and currently is the fastest electric motorcycle available on the open market.

This electric beauty weighs 350 kg and at its heart lies an electric motor with permanent magnets and liquid cooling, that puts out a maximum power of 200 HP with 200 Nm of instant torque up to 10,500 rpm. This power is enough to send you to 100 kmph in only 3.4 seconds which is fairly impressive for an electric motorcycle.

Another impressive thing is the motorcycle’s architecture, as the new Wattman features an innovative exoskeleton which contains the battery, motor and cooling systems. You also get carbon wheels, a 240mm Pirelli Commander II rear tire and a 12.8kWh battery that can be charged to 80% in 30 minutes.

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The iconic Honda CBR1000RR has received a series of modifications for 2014. The new model year comes with a fresh windscreen, a revised riding position and more power.

The motorcycle continues to be propelled by the same 999cc, liquid-cooled, inline four-cylinder, DOHC engine. However, the unit is now able to deliver more power and torque due to the revised cylinder head, exhaust and air intake. Its power is kept in leash by a close ratio six speed transmission.

The engine is mounted on a four-piece aluminum frame which offers a perfect balance between strength, rigidity and lightness.

For enhanced safety, the Honda CBR1000RR is available with a Combined Anti-Lock Braking System (C-ABS) which is the first of its kind offered for a Superbike.

For 2014 the Honda CBR1000RR has also received a new Pearl White finish which is available both for the standard and ABS models.

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Everybody knows that if you want to mix the adrenaline of a high speed race with the experience of normal traffic, then you should visit Germany’s famous Autobahn – a speed-lover’s paradise where there aren’t any speed limits imposed by the law.

Naturally, in a place like this happen a lot of interesting things, as regardless how fast you drive or ride, you have to keep in mind that there is always someone faster than you… even when you ride with 300 kmph on a motorcycle.

It may be hard to believe, but the whole action was caught on camera so the video bellow could make you change your perspective about what “fast” truly means.

The video shows a very skilled Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R rider that rolls on the Autobahn with 300 kmph when it is passed effortless by what seems to be an Audi RS6.

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Grab your helmet, jump into your favorite riding suit and be ready to be amazed, as the KTM 1190 RC8 R has all it needs to reward you with a unique riding experience.

With its sporty character, mind-blowing handling and racy spirit, the KTM 1190 RC8 R will make you fall in love with it from the moment you touch its handlebar.

The motorcycle weighs 184 Kg and is built around an 1195 cc, 2 cylinder, 4 stroke, spark ignition, liquid cooled engine which delivers a maximum output of 173 hp. The unit transfers its power to the rear wheel through a six speed, claw shifted transmission and is fed by a 16.5 liter fuel tank.

The motorcycle’s speed is kept in leash by an advanced Brembo system which includes twin discs up front and a single disc at the back.

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The guys from Chak Motors have released the first details of their upcoming Molot. The new motorcycle was designed with maximum safety in mind and is fitted with a comprehensive list of modern systems borrowed from the realm of cars.

The Molot is based on a stock 2013 Honda CBR 1000RR ABS, so it’s powered by a 999cc Liquid-Cooled Inline Four-Cylinder engine. Needles to say that the base model was heavily modified featuring a completely new body made of carbon fiber. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the company’s technicians used 3D printing technology for up 5 % of the parts used for the new Molot.

But what make this motorcycle truly unique are its high tech safety systems. For the starters Chak Motors ditched all the incandescent bulbs and replaced them with modern LED technology. Then, there is the Predictive Emergency Braking System (PEBS) which works together with the ABS. This system has the ability to apply automatic breaking when it detects that the motorcycle is too close from a possible obstacle thus helping you avoid a collision.

You also get blind spot monitoring, front and rear HD cameras which store information in an indestructible black box, a Departure Warning System (LDWS), and a built in gyroscope which automatically disables throttle is it detects any anomaly in vibration and control.

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Bimota came at the EICMA motorcycle show with a completely new super sport model that proves us once more that the company is determined to regain its place among the top dogs in this class.

Its new model is called the BB3 and is a super sport motorcycle powered by the same unit as the BMW S1000RR. The new bike was built with weight saving in mind, therefore the 193 hp developed by the engine need to deal with an ultra light weight rated at only 179 kg. Needles to say that the end result should be pretty impressive.

But power without control is useless; therefore the Bimota BB3 is also fitted with state of the art suspensions signed by Öhlins. You also get a modern composite trellis frame and a carbon fiber body.

As far as safety is concerned, the motorcycle comes with a set of capable Brembo brakes, ABS and traction and wheelie control.

Throw into the mix a pair o Oz rims and an Arrow racing exhaust and you’ll get a fairly unique Bimota that has all it needs be one of the most respected bikes from the streets.

According to some rumors the new Bimota BB3 will be available in a limited run of only 40 units.

Stay tuned for more details!

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The 2014 Suzuki GSX-R1000 is one of the sportiest road legal motorcycles from the streets. It is powered by a 4 Stroke, 4 Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, DOHC engine with a displacement of 999 cc. The unit sends its power to the ground through a 6 speed, constant mesh transmission which delivers smooth and precise shifts.

A lightweight and compact twin-spar frame is made of five cast sections. The frame is combined with an arched swingarm made of three castings and one-piece die cast rear subframe.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the Suzuki GSX-R1000 is equipped with lightweight, fully adjustable 43 mm Showa Big Piston Front forks (BPF) and a modern rear shock absorber that features adjustable rebound damping, spring preload, and high-speed and low-speed compression damping.

The stopping power is handled by front disc and rear disc brakes.

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