CFMoto 700CL-X Sport

CFMoto 700CL-X launch delayed

The launch of the handsome CFMoto 700CL-X range has been delayed until early 2021, but it will arrive with a pack of accessories. The company celebrated its 30th anniversary in Milan last November 2019 with the announcement that the 700CL-X would arrive in late 2020 in three models: Sports, Heritage, Adventure. Sports has bar-end mirrors, …

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2019 Savic electric motorcycle prototype orders incentives

Electric Savic nears half its first orders

Almost half of the first production run of Australia’s first full-size electric motorcycle, the Savic C-Series, has been allocated to paid-up customers. Savic Motorcycles founder Dennis Savic (pictured above) says they are on track for their first customer delivery in December after coronavirus pandemic setbacks. So far, 21 of their 49 units have been pre-ordered for their first …

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Evoke electric motorcycle

Evoke electric claims top range, fastest charge

Evoke Electric Motorcycles of Hong Kong is claiming their Evoke 6061 will have the world’s highest electric motorcycle range of 470km and the fastest charge time at just 15 minutes. However, their Evoke 6061 “cruiser” isn’t produced yet. It’s still just a drawing and a projection of what it will achieve. Furthermore, that’s 470km in …

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BMW C1

BMW plans convertible electric C1 scooter

Patent drawings reveal BMW plans to bring back its C1 scooter, but with a detachable roof, seat belts, car-like crumple zones and an electric motor. The German manufacturer filed a patent for an electric C1-style scooter with a detachable roof in 2017. Now, more details are available that show it also has airbags, crushable zones …

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Honda doubles down on electric minibikes Super Cub

Honda doubles down on electric minibikes

Honda has doubled down on electric minibikes with a patent filing for their long-promised electric Super Cub and a trademark application for an electric Motocompacto. The former has been around since Honda trotted out a prototype at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. Electric minibikes Honda said the EV-CUB electric scooter would be available from 2018, …

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MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR smart clutch

MV Agusta roll out smart clutch system

Two years ago MV Agusta made sport touring more practical in their stylish Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS with a Smart Clutch System or semi-automatic transmission. The system was developed with America’s Rekluse and allows the rider to use a conventional clutch to change gears or ride in semi-automatic mode. Now MV is adding their SCS 2.0 version …

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