The Ducati Diavel Dark comes with a tasty black paintjob and is powered by a strong 162 hp engine especially developed to deliver top notch performances and mind blowing acceleration. The bike features a sporty design language with muscular lateral radiators and an imposing 240 section rear tyre. The Ducati Diavel Dark is built on Ducati’s signature Trellis frame which uses large diameter, light gauge tubing with two lateral die-cast aluminium sections that flow into the rear subframe.
The Diavel incorporates the company’s electronic Riding Modes – Urban, Touring and Sport. The three modes are enabled by combining technologies such as Ride-by-Wire (RbW) and Ducati Traction Control (DTC), and can be selected by means of the left-hand switchgear even while riding.
The bike sits on 17 inch, 14-spoke wheels shod in front 120/70 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II and rear 240/45 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tires.
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Featuring a sporty but ergonomic design, the Kawasaki Z1000SX City is one of the most practical bikes in its class. The bike comes with a long list of useful storage places which offer a total volume of 39 liters.
Among them there is the high quality alloy topcase bracket accompanied by the shock-absorbing double baseplate. The bike also offers a relatively upright riding position which is comfortable for both short and long trips.
The stopping power is assured by the front, 300 mm petal brake discs gripped by opposed 4-piston radial-mount calipers with a diameter of 30 mm. Radial-pump front brake master cylinder further contributes to the control and feel offered by the calipers.
At the heart of the bike lies the fuel injected, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke In-Line Four, 1.043 cc engine which churns out 138 hp at 9,600 rpm and 110 Nm of torque at 7,800 rpm.
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You like to blend sportiness with practicality? Then you shout take a look at Kawasaki’s Z1000SX Tourer. The bike features a fairly sporty style which is combined with a comfortable saddle and a set of generous storage places.
The Kawasaki Z1000SX Tourer is propelled by a 138 hp Liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valve 1,043 cm3 In-line quaternary engine mated on a six speed transmission.
The ride is kept in check by rear shocks with rebound and preload adjustability and a 41 mm inverted front fork which features stepless compression, rebound damping and spring preload adjustability.
The stopping power is assured by front, 300 mm petal brake discs gripped by opposed 4-piston radial-mount calipers.
The bike also comes with a sporty instrument panel which draws inspiration from the Ninja ZX-6R and features a large analogue tachometer and multi-function LCD screen. Other functions include speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, odometer, clock, dual trip meters, and warning lamps.
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MV Agusta tried an interesting experiment and combined the F4 CC with the F4 R 312. Both bikes have sporty genes and naturally, the result is part of the sport class as well. MV Agusta named its new offspring the F4 1078RR 312 and many considered it the most beautiful motorcycle in the world.
The bike is propelled by a fresh four cylinder, 4 stroke, 16 valve, d.o.h.c, 1078.37 cc engine which offers a maximum power of 190 hp and 91.4 ft/lb (124 Nm) of torque at 8,200. The engine is mated on a six speed constant mesh gearbox. Talking about the gearbox, the first three gears are longer to spread the power output better at high speed and also restrain the initial surge on take-off. First gear takes the bike to 87, second to about 110 and third to nearly 135 mph, while the maximum speed is rated at 186.2 MPH.
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The 2013 Ducati Diavel Carbon is the sporty version of the Ducati Strada and features a more aggressive styling, being devoid of the massive saddle bags found at its sibling.
Like the 2013 Diavel Strada, the Diavel Carbon features a series of modern technologies especially developed to improve the bike’s performance. Among them you’ll find the electronic Driving Modes, the Ride-by-Wire system and the Ducati Traction Control (DTC).
The 2013 Diavel Carbon is equipped with Ducati’s Testastretta 11° engine which delivers a peak power of 162 hp and 94lb-ft (127.5Nm) of torque.
The ride quality is assured by 50 mm adjustable Marzocchi front forks with fork sliders black-finished in super low-friction diamond-like carbon (DLC). Out back, there is an adjustable Sachs suspension unit mounted under the chassis in a horizontal position and operated by a progressive pull-rod linkage from the swingarm.
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Ducati revealed the official details of its new 2013 Diavel Strada. The bike is part of the touring class and comes with an aggressive design offering a perfect mix between sportiness and comfort. The bold appearance of the motorcycle is enhanced by its lateral radiators which taper down across the engine and into the belly-fairing. The sporty look is also underlined by the sharp headlight, the raked windscreen and the aerodynamic fuel tank.
The bike is equipped with Ducati’s new electronic Riding Modes system which offers three presets that can be selected by means of convenient switchgear mounted on the handlebar. Other important features include Ride-by-Wire (RbW) and Ducati’s Traction Control (DTC).
At the heart of the Ducati Diavel Strada lies the Testastretta, L-Twin cylinder, liquid cooled engine with a displacement of 1198.4cc and a maximum output of 162 hp.
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The Aprilia Shiver 750 GT ABS is a versatile sport tourer and offers a perfect mix between sportiness and comfort.
The Aprilia Shiver 750 GT is equipped with a 90° V-twin engine which features an integral Ride By Wire system. The engine delivers a maximum output of 95 hp which makes it the strongest unit in its class. The powerplant offers a choice of three mapping setups namely Sport Touring and Rain.
The bike’s backbone is a composite-type frame which works in conjunction with a 43 mm upside down fork and a strong aluminium swingarm with reinforcement truss. There is also an adjustable, laterally mounted monoshock which left enough room under the seat to mount the exhaust.
The sporty chassis is combined with a set of similarly sporty breaks which consist of radical calipers and 320 mm discs complete with a two-channel ABS system.
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The Aprilia RS4 125 Replica is derived from the RSV4 model known as the winner of the 2010 World Superbike championship. Needles to say, the bike keeps the same overall design as the original RSV4. The front side fairing profiles are painted in the colors of the Italian flag, while the passenger portion of the saddle can be replaced with the removable single seat shell, colour coded to the body. Out back, you’ll find the number “3” painted on the tail fairing and the top fairing.
The 2013 Aprilia RS4 Replica features improved breaks which consist of a pair of steel wave style discs. The front is 300 mm paired with a four piston radial caliper, while the rear is 220 mm.
The breaks are mounted on a pair of six spoke 17 inch wheels wrapped in Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tyres (110/70 on the front and 150/60 at the back). A new single cylinder 125 cc, 4 stroke, 4 valve engine sends power to the wheels by means of a 6 rations gearbox.
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Aprilia revealed the 2013 version of its RS 125 model. The bike features Aprilia’s latest technologies developed using the experience gained in GP racing.
As far as design goes, the Aprilia RS 125 is distinguished by its sharp lines which give a sporty and aggressive look. The sporty look of the bike is enhanced by the GP inspired tail and the crossed spoke wheels.
The Aprilia RS 125 is propelled by a single cylinder, two stroke engine which features crankcase reed valve intake, liquid cooling, an anti-vibration balancer shaft and an automatic mixing system. To make its engine as efficient as possible, Aprilia combined it with a catalytic converter and precision carburation. Thanks to these two features the engine is able to meet the Euro 3 emission standards.
The bike is also fitted with a set of dependable breaks – 320 mm front and 220 mm rear discs.
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The Suzuki GSX650F is one of the most capable models in its class and deals great with both city streets and race tracks. The new GSX650F is technically a low cost middleweight bike aimed at the novice raider or the economical commuter and offers a perfect mix between comfort and sportiness.
The Suzuki GSX650F is based on the European Bandit 650 naked model and is powered by an 656 cm inline-Four, liquid cooled engine mated on a six speed constant mesh transmission. The engine comes with Suzuki’s Dual Throttle Valve (SDTV) digital fuel injection system which enhances power delivery and linear response.
A modern instrument panel keeps you posted on various stats such as an analog tachometer, LCD speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge, clock , dual trip meters, reserve trip meter and gear position indicator as well as engine rpm indicator.
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