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Kawasaki revealed the complete details on its 2012 VN1700 Classic Tourer. The bike features Kawasaki’s first fully electronic throttle actuation system that will enable the ECU to manage the volume of both the fuel (via fuel injectors) and the air (via throttle valves) brought to the engine. This system improves the engine’s response and also makes it significantly smoother.

Talking about the engine, the bike is propelled by a long-stroke, liquid cooled, SOHC, 8-valve 1,700 cm3 V-Twin unit which cranks out 73 PS @ 5,000 rpm and 136 Nm of torque at 2,750 rpm.

The Kawasaki VN1700 Classic Tourer features a classic design built with comfort in mind. Thereby it comes with a perfect seat height, an ergonomic handlebar position and a practical handlebar-mounted windscreen. To further protect you from the wind, the bike is also fitted with a sub-windscreen and deflectors.

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The Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC earned its strong reputation after has dominated the world superbike championship. The bike was especially developed to be used on race tracks, but also on public roads and features a sporty look and a dynamic character.

At the heart of the Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC lies a 65° V-4 engine which is the first unit of its type ever seen in a sports production bike. The engine is offered with a multimap management and cranks out 180 HP at 12,250 rpm and 115 Nm at 10,000 rpm.

Other features offered for the 2013 Aprilia RSV4 are traction control, wheelie control, launch control, Aprilia Quick Shift, new exhaust and a dual display mode for instrument panel display - ROAD and RACE.

The 2013 model is offered with the same chassis and swingarm configuration as the previous generation. The company has also kept the multi-adjustable suspension and the chassis adjustments unchanged.

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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 Star Motorcycle Stratoliner S combines the classy look of the old school bikes with modern V-twins and new technologies. The bike is the company’s premier touring craft so you can expect to first class performances and reliability, two attributes that always helped Star Motorcycle remain in front of the pack.

While many metric tourers aren’t able to grab your attention due to their less impressive look, the Stratoliner S has that special spark which makes your eye brows raise with admiration.

The most important details that help it stand out from the crowd are the tasty air cooled engine, the fat bars, the massive headlight and the sleek fuel tank.

Fortunately, the Star Motorcycle Stratoliner S is not only a nice polished bike as it also has enough power to blow your mind. All that power comes from a 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod 48-degree V-twin engine.

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The 2013 Moto Gruzzi California 1400 made its official debut at the EICMA. The bike is offered in two versions, namely Touring and Custom and features a tasty mix between the retro and luxury styles.

Unfortunately Guzzi’s reputation is not exactly stellar as its past motorcycles weren’t able to make a good impression due to their poor reliability and doubtful mechanics. The new California however, seems to have the potential to repair the company’s reputation.

For the starters, it features a gorgeous design and it’s powered by a strong 1380 cc oppose-twin 8 valve engine which delivers a maximum output of 96 hp and 120 Nm of torque at 2750 rpm. Power is sent to the rear wheel through a six sped transmission. Other notable features include ride-by-wire, traction control and selectable engine mapping - Turismo, Veloce and Pioggia.

The Moto Guzzi California 1400 is built on a fresh double cradle steel tube chassis and sits on front 16 inch and rear 18 inch wheels wrapped in with 200/60 and 130/70 tyres. The bike is kept in check by a set of Brembo brakes with ABS.

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The Star Motorcycle Roadliner S is a big cruiser touring motorcycle so it offers a relaxed, upright riding position. The bike features a sculpted seat which is perfectly suited for long journeys while the position beams within the main headlight housing give you a great road visibility during night.

The Star Motorcycle Roadliner S comes with a classic clock-style instrumentation which enhances the neo-retro look and is fitted with a series of useful displays such as the analog speedometer, tachometer and fuel gauge.

The Roaldiner S’s backbone is a light but rigid aluminium frame which is combined with a light, Controlled-Fill die-cast swingarm.

Power comes from a 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, pushrod 48-degree V-twin with 9.48:1 compression ratio. The engine is kept in check by a computer-controlled, twin-bore, fuel injection which monitors multiple engine parameters to calculate perfect mixture under all conditions.

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The segment of custom cruisers is now booming and one of the major players in this class is the Star Motorcycle Raider S. The bike comes with a long list of customizable features which give it pretty versatile character.

With its stretched out fork, fat rear tire, low seat and the slammed riding position, the Star Motorcycle Raider S is clearly and eye catcher.

When designing the Raider S, Yamaha’s engineers wanted to create a bike that looks like a regular chopper, but offers superior handling.

To achieve this result, Yamaha forged a unique all aluminium cast frame which is both lightweight and rigid. There is also a Controlled-Fill, aluminum swingarm and a comfortable low, sculpted seat.

One of the most important features of the bike is its 6-degree yoke angle which plays a major role in giving it a custom look without affecting the handling and straight-line cruisability.

Power comes from an 113-cubic-inch (1854cc) air-cooled, OHV with 4 valves per cylinder, pushrod 48-degree V-twin which delivers its max torque at 2500 rpm and max power at 4500 rpm.

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The Star Motorcycle Road Star Silverado S is packed with a 102-cubic-inch (1670cc) air-cooled, pushrod OHV 48-degree V-twin which cranks out enough torque to keep your adrenaline level high. A computer-controlled fuel injection monitors multiple engine parameters and calculates which is the best mix to keep the bike’s performances high at any time.

Power is sent to the rear wheel by means of a smooth-shifting transmission which delivers adequate cruising performance with low rpm at highway speeds. The engine can be started by means of an electric starting system which features solenoid-activated auto-decompressor.

The long 66.5-inch wheelbase not only creates a long and low retro profile, but also gives the bike a better balanced while riding.

The telescopic 43mm front forks with stainless-steel covers and 5.5 inches of travel stylishly smooth out the bumps. Out-of-sight link-type, preload-adjustable rear shock provides 4.3 inches of wheel travel for great handling and a plush ride.

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The Road Star S is one of the best looking bikes in its class and features chrome forks, fork covers, fork clamp, switch housings, and brake/clutch levers as well as stainless steel braided throttle and clutch cables.

To increase performance, the bike comes with electronic fuel injection which provides easy cold starting and flawless fuel delivery in any conditions.

At the heart of the Star Motorcycle Road Star S lies a 102-cubic-inch (1670cc) V-twin engine mounted on a long and low hardtail-look frame. The engine offers an estimated fuel consumption of 36 mpg.

The ride quality is assured by front telescopic 43mm front forks with stainless-steel covers and 5.5 inches of travel, while out back there is a preload-adjustable rear shock which provides 4.3 inches of wheel travel.

The bike is equipped with 16-inch cast wheels shod with tubeless tires fitted with dual 298mm front disc brakes with four-piston calipers and a 320mm single rear disc.

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Yamaha has launched the 2013 version of its iconic 1304cc V Star 1300 Deluxe. The 2013 Star V-Star is well packed and is fitted with batwing fairing, iPod connectivity and also audio and navigation system. The electronic features can be used pretty easy by means of a panel located on the left handlebar.

The bike continues to be powered by the same 80 ci liquid-cooled V-Twin powerplant which features computer controlled fuel injection. Te engine is married to a five-speed transmission and the fuel tank holds 4.9 gallons.

The bike sits on a 41mm front telescopic fork with 5.3 inches of travel and a single rear shock with 4.3 inches of travel. The stopping power is assured by dual 298mm discs up front and a single disc at the rear. The 2013 Star Motorcycle V Star 1300 Deluxe is priced at a relativelly low $13,690.

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