Ducati define by Diavel the new form of representation of power and style in combining with the tradition that represents the two cylinders of the engine. Definition of power cruiser has been completely redefined by the market launch with of Ducati’s Diavel this class being exemplified in shapes before by models like Harley Davidson V-Rod, Yamaha V-Max and Suzuki B-King. Ducati says it has added into the ‘composition’ a healthy dose in terms of sportiness and dynamics of first taking control weight.
Harley-Davidson motorcycles received a new boost of adrenaline through 1200N Nightster’s release.
This unique design combines excellent performance and a low position, giving a strong, urban look. Nightster features the motor 1200cc Evolution V-Twin with electronic fuel injection (Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection) which offers a strong torque.
Although on the European market Kawasaki does not offer too many choices for beginners, the “weakest street” model being ER6, for Americans, the Greens still give a modernized ancient GPZ cylindrical 250 and 500 cc. Ninja 500R would probably be retired after nearly 20 years of service, but the younger brother has just received a new facelift.
RSV4 R model is the starting point of the range Aprilia Superbike class this year. With a price of 15,000 euros, is a super bike for normal people, a machine that allows them to experience the sensations that offers the engine inspired by GP 999cc liquid-cooled-four, and the compact aluminum, inspired also from the great award, everything wrapped by the aerodynamic fairing design.
Wiggling back and forth somewhere between the two models, Ducati 796 operates with a 803 cc engine with a cylinder bore of 88 mm similar to the Ducati 696 Monster’s but with a longer race, 66 mm (instead of the 57.2 mm) and higher compression ratios, 11:1(compared to 10.7:1′s 696). Internally, the engine has a [...]
BMW Motorrad presented the first images of six-cylinder engine that you will use for motorcycle K1600 GTL. The unit is not a six-cylinder engine of big capacity like BMW has accustomed us, but only has a displacement of 1649 cc – which is the largest engine ever built by BMW Motorrad. The engine develops 160 hp and 175Nm. According to the BMW, 125 Nm will be available from 1,800 rpm. Compression ratio of this unit is 12.2:1 and the fuel consumption will be extremely close to that of a four-cylinder units.
The motorcycle manufacturer Harley Davidson has a very long history in this business and it has succeeded to stand put through the mix between the innovation and the advantage of tradition. The Company has produced a lot of types of bikes from the cruiser to the touring bikes, to the choppers and racers but this year the 2011 line has incorporated all this styles.
Honda has been producing the Shadow Phantom model since the 80s. This type of motorcycle was built for long trips, it´s a cruiser. The main focus of the manufacturer has been the comfort because it is very important when you spend a lot of time on the bike. The Shadow bikes have been produced in many sizes from 125 cc up to 1,800 cc. However the new models of Honda Shadow bikes all have the size of 750 cc but they are all different in other ways.
The Yamaha manufacturer has started the Star line a few years ago in order to enter the cruiser motorcycle market. It was not easy because this market is already dominated by other companies from America who, unlike Yamaha, have been doing this for over a decade. Over the years the company has reached perfection as far as cruiser motorcycles are concerned but there is one category which is constantly evolving: the boulevard cruiser.