Ducati Panigale V2 in white

Ducati unveils White Rosso Panigale V2

Ducati has unveiled a gorgeous White Rosso livery for the Panigale V2 which debuted at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan last year in Ducati Red. It is expected to be in European showrooms next month and in Australia in September. Price in Australia will be $23,350 ride away which is $450 more than the …

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Harley-Davidson electric LiveWire

Harley’s electric LiveWire available in September

Harley-Davidson’s electric LiveWire has arrived in Australia for testing ahead of its media launch in August and market release in early September. The Tesla Model 3 Australia Facebook Group has published the above photo of a LiveWire being charged in Australia. Harley-Davidson Australia/New Zealand marketing guru Keith Waddell confirms the photo was taken “while we …

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BMW active cruise control

BMW first to offer active cruise control

BMW Motorrad may be set to become the first motorcycle company to offer adaptive cruise control on a production motorcycle. The technology has been available for several years in many luxury cars. It basically keeps the vehicle at a predetermined distance from the vehicle in front, including other motorcycles. For those who have used it, …

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Brough Superior AMB 001 track toy carbonfibre Aston Martin

Brough tests $185k 180hp AMB 001

Brough Superior has tested its $A185,000, 180 horsepower turbo AMB 001 track toy that comes with plenty of carbonfibre and Aston Martin wings. The bike is not road registrable and only 100 will be made at their factory in Toulouse, France, with delivery late in 2020. Brough Superior Motorcycles Australia Sales and Network Development Dale Schmidtchen …

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MV Agusta 75th anniversary

MV Agusta boss fronts fans

In an unprecedented move, MV Agusta’s new boss Timur Sardarov has taken to Facebook to answer questions from fans of the Italian marque. We recently interviewed Timur and found the Russian to be very forthcoming and forthright on a number of issues. Click here for his comments on a 950cc triple and adventure bike and …

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Scrambler Ducati Club Italia aids COVID recovery

Ducati Scrambler aids virus recovery

Ducati has built a limited-edition Scrambler 1100 Sport PRO with €500 from the sale of each going to help the recovery of Bologna COVID-19 patients. The problem is, the bike is only available to sell to the 80 members of the exclusive Scuderia Club Italia. The sports-cultural association was founded in 1989 by vintage/racing car …

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Confederate FA-13 Combat Bomber

Confederate ditches divisive name

Alabama motorcycle company Confederate has changed its controversial name to Combat Motors in the wake of the global Black Lives Matter movement. Back in 2017, the company considered changing its name after the race riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, where one person was killed and 26 injured when a car slammed into a crowd of people …

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Ducati Superleggera V4

Ducati Superleggera V4 rolls off production line

The first Ducati Superleggera V4 has finally rolled off the Borgo Panigale production line after being delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The 167kW (224hp) Superleggera V4 was unveiled in February just before the pandemic shut down the factory and put the project on ice. In May, CEO Claudio Domenicali tweeted that their fastest and lightest bike …

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