The Indian Chief Dark Horse is a cruiser built upon the successful and award-winning Indian Chief platform. Unlike other bikes in the Indian Motorcycle line-up, it is understated with only a flash of chrome and adds a healthy dose of matte black paint to create one of the most confident silhouettes on the market.
Polaris introduced Slingshot™, an awe-inspiring 3-wheel motorcycle that represents the future of on-road driving exhilaration. With side by side seating, both driver and passenger experience a front row shot of adrenaline.
For 2014 two Honda CB1100 models will be available: the standard Honda CB1100 and the new Honda CB1100 EX. Based on feedback from existing owners, the new EX provides the CB1100 with a new twist, while very much retaining what made the original bike so special.
With its classic and evocative lines, handsome air-cooled engine and the sort of quality and attention to detail that inspires devotion and real pride of ownership, the Honda CB1100 was an immediate success when it was brought to Europe in 2013. For 2014, two CB1100 models will be available. The standard bike has evolved into a bare-bones café racer base, available in a striking all-black paint scheme, while the CB1100 EX adds further subtle difference and enhancements.
Based on the Honda GL1800 Gold Wing chassis and engine, the 2014 Honda Gold Wing F6C injects a massive dose of adrenaline and attitude into Honda’s custom cruiser range. It’s a whole 70kg lighter than the GL1800 and its 1,832cc fuel-injected six-cylinder powerplant delivers a flood of torque with a satisfying, spine-tingling snarl thanks to twin slash-cut exhaust mufflers.
MV Agusta unveiled the new Rivale 800. Its in-line three-cylinder engine, designed and manufactured entirely by MV Agusta, offers excellent performance and efficiency. The MV Agusta Rivale 800 is equipped with a multi-disc wet clutch and an effortless clutch control. The in-line three cylinder engine provides 125 bhp at 12,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 84 Nm at 8,600 rpm.
Caterham Group has launched its first ever motorcycle division the Caterham Bikes at the International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan. Three prototype products, the Brutus 750, Classic E-Bike and the Carbon E-Bike, have been unveiled for launch throughout 2014 as part of the Group’s strategy of growth through intelligent partnerships.
The BMW R nineT has been created to mark the 90 years of BMW Motorrad. It blends the boxer engine’s rugged character and the design traits of various motorcycle eras with cutting-edge technology and a modular concept that offers the rider maximum scope for personalisation.
The new BMW R 1200 GS Adventure builds on the dynamic performance characteristics and excellent off-road and touring capabilities of the R 1200 GS to provide the new, ultimate solution for globetrotters, travel enduro aficionados and touring riders with a passion for off-road action.
The BMW R 1200 R offers an almost ideal synthesis of riding dynamics, agility and classic design. In the R 1200 R DarkWhite special model, BMW Motorrad highlights its sporty side, something that has always typified BMW roadsters with boxer engines.