That is right, the British car company will now have their name on a motorcycle thanks to the joint effort of Kodewa, car designer Daniel Simon and the Holzer Group. The first motorcycle that will be introduced in the next few weeks will be named Lotus C-01 and will be a "hyper bike with integrated racing technology".
24 de junho de 2013
25 de maio de 2013
The division responsible for building motorcycles, BMW Motorrad, celebrates 90 years, and to commemorate that, the German company brought a special model to the 2013 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, that was inspired by another model that celebrates 40 years, the BMW R 90 S.
2 de abril de 2013
It's always amazing seeing one of these "behind the scenes" videos where we get to see exactly how something like a motorcycle gets build. KTM PR and Product Managers Joachim Sauer and Thomas Kuttruf tell us how it is done in this 4:19 minute video filmed at the KTM Factory, located in Mattighofen, Austria.
You probably never heard of a two-wheel drive motorcycle, but that is exactly what Christini has been making for some years now. Both the rear and front wheels are driven by the engine. If you have no idea how this works, check Christini's AWD Technology page.
There is more in the world than just cars. Electric cars are increasingly being presented, but electricity is also coming to motorcycles, and KTM wants to be one of the pioneers. The Austrian company brought to the Tokyo Motorcycle Show the sport-oriented concept for “urban mobility”.
1 de fevereiro de 2013
Wunderlich, which is the American distributor for German aftermarket parts, joined BMW Motorcycles of San Francisco to create this amazing beast. And why is it called "MadUSA" (pictured above)? Wunderlich first created the Mad Max (pictured below), which had Continental TKC 80, in Germany, but to sell it in the States they kept the Mad and added the USA for an obvious reason.
27 de janeiro de 2013
You have to be really brave to drive a bike at almost 320km/h (200mph) in a country road with rain and several other guys trying to overtake you in almost every single place. See the videos below and admire those guys.
21 de janeiro de 2013
The challenge taken by the BMW Motorrad development department was pretty big, they had to make the previous GS, which is the most successful travel enduro in the world with 170.000 units sold, even better, and they believe they did it. Check the video below.
16 de dezembro de 2012
After waiting for almost 2 years, the Spanish company BottPower finally finished the BOTT XR1, a custom motorcycle made for, and imagined by Ramón Bellosta.
4 de dezembro de 2012
Seems the almost 5 year old Honda CBR600RR will get a refresh for 2013 (about time), including new fairings, allowing for a six percent reduction in drag, a fine-tuned ram-air system to increase torque in the midrange on the 599cc engine.
25 de novembro de 2012
The Italians continue to design some good looking machines and Bimota isn't an exception. Even if the aspect of the bike hasn't change for a while it sill looks distinctive and garage worthy.
24 de novembro de 2012
The CBR500R follows ups the introduction of the CB500F and the CB500X, saturating the 500c market with several proposals that are basically the same bike. They are all based in an unpretentious liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, DOHC, 180° crank, 54 bhp (in the USA, in other countries it will have 47bhp) engine.
21 de novembro de 2012
The Triumph brand has 125 years and suffered quite a lot up to today, but now it is a well established company that makes great bikes. To prove that we have here the new Daytona 675 and 675R.
20 de novembro de 2012
For the 2013 model of the RSV4, Aprilia made several changes in the hardware department to create this version. There is now a three-level dual-channel ABS system from Bosch that can be completely disengaged that works with the new Brembo M430/M50 calipers. Same as those in the Ducati 1199 Panigale R.
18 de novembro de 2012
17 de novembro de 2012
This is the Kiska designed KTM superduke 1290 R that was unveiled at EICMA in Milan and is a pretty crazy looking motorcycle with an estimated 180hp and a custom made akrapovic exhaust.
9 de novembro de 2012
Vilner is known for modifying cars, but now also turned its attention to two-wheeled vehicles. The changes are only cosmetic and include new headlights, new wheels supplied by OZ Racing, a new exhaust line in black, and the use of leather in the seat and the side.
8 de novembro de 2012
There is something extremely fascinating about videos shot in slow motion, from bikes to planes, we all like to see them and all the details they reveal. Just below you can see an example of those type of videos.