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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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Honda Reveals NeuV Concept Car and Self-Balancing Motorbike at 2017 CES

Honda has unveiled the NeuV, an autonomous electric-powered concept car, as well as the Moto Riding Assist, a self-balancing motorcycle concept that applies robotics technology to stay upright at low speeds, at the Consumer Electronics show (CES) in Las Vegas. The two prototype vehicles […]

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Nike Design Boss John Hoke Joins Piaggio

John Hoke, vice president of global design at Nike, has joined the advisory board of Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF), a new technology and design company that was established in 2015 by Italian motorcycle manufacturer Piaggio. Based in Massachusetts, in close proximity to leading research […]

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