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BMW HP4 Race Superbike Unveiled

BMW has unveiled its new HP4 Race superbike. Dubbed as the German manufacturer’s “most exciting and exclusive motorcycle” ever when it was previewed as a concept bike at last year’s EICMA show in Milan, the road-ready version will be limited to a production run […]

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Yamaha XSR900 Wins ‘Best of the Best’ Red Dot Design Award

Yamaha’s XSR900 motorcycle has been chosen as the “Best of the Best” in the Product Design category of the 2017 Red Dot Awards. This latest win marks the fifth consecutive year since 2012 that Yamaha products have received the award, and the third product […]

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Yamaha Reveals New ‘Double-Style’ Yard Built XSR700

Yamaha’s latest Yard Built project has returned to the workshops of Taiwanese builder Winston Yeh from Rough Crafts. Following his build of the XJR1300, ‘The Guerilla Four’, back in 2015, Yamaha has chosen Rough Crafts for the first custom build of this year with the […]

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Suzuki GSX-S1000 Gets More Power for 2017

Suzuki’s flagship super-naked is getting a power-hike for 2017, with the GSX-S1000 now producing 150 hp at 10,000 rpm as a result of new crankcase ventilation holes, while a new slipper clutch is claimed to deliver smoother downshifts. Torque is also up to 80 lb-ft at 9,500 rpm. […]

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Yamaha Unveils New Yard Built SCR950 by Jeff Palhegyi Design

Yamaha’s Yard Built programme has kicked off 2017 by returning to the USA for the second custom build of the all-new SCR950 machine. The Japanese manufacturer has already engaged in a number of collaborations in America with various well-known custom builders, including the likes […]

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