CCM Spitfire may land in Australia

CCM Spitfire may land in Australia

British small-scale motorcycle manufacturer CCM may export its Spitfire range of single-cylinder machines to Australia along with other countries. CCM started as Clews Competition Machines 47 years ago and has had multiple international successes in motocross, flat-track, trials, supermoto, and road racing competition. In recent years they have produced limited-edition motorcycles that have attracted a …

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All images courtesy: www.mondialmoto.it Mondial V5 superbike

MondialMoto plans first V5 road bike

The famed Italian motorcycle name Mondial will return to the market in 2019, not as the original F.B. Mondial, but as MondialMoto with a 200hp 1000cc V5 road bike. MondialMoto claims the bike will “suck enough air into its cylinders to drain a bathtub in half-a-second”! V5 Superbike It will feature a 75.5 degree engine, …

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Husqvarna Vitpilen 701

Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 a ‘hard sell’

The Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 (“white arrow” in Swedish) will make you rethink what you believe about single-cylinder motorcycles. Yes the liquid-cooled 692.7cc single buzzes at high revs and feels lumpy if under-revved, but with two balancer shafts, 55kW of power and weighing only 157kg, it feels more like a twin. Still, Husqvarna Australia is going …

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Levis V6 cafe racer

Levis unveils V6 Cafe Racer prototype

Resurrected British motorcycle brand Levis has unveiled their prototype V6 Cafe Racer with an engine that sounds “like three Harleys all firing together”. The first pre-production model will be at Salon Prive at Blenheim Palace, UK on August 30–September 1 and when it finally hits the market, possibly next year, the exotic bespoke bike will …

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Sunday Motors flat track bikes from YCF

Flat track fun from YCF Sunday Motors

Flat track fun fun is coming to Australia with French brand YCF launching a new range called Sunday Motors. YCF dirt bikes have been imported into Australia since 2014 by Lowry Australia. Director Patrick Lowry has vast experience having previously worked with Paul Feeney, importing MV Agusta and Husqvarana for a number of years. The …

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Curtiss Motorcycles Warhawk - Zeus Prototype

Curtiss Motorcycles returns to business

American motorcycle company Curtiss Motorcycle is back in business, replacing Confederate Motorcycles, releasing a new Warhawk model, the last with an internal combustion engine before the company reverts to electric bike production. Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company was formed in 1916 by famous aviator and motorcycle racer Glenn Curtiss. It produced mainly planes until it …

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Norton Motorcycles in Beak St, London levis

Norton Motorcycles switches Aussie distributors

Norton Motorcycles UK has announced the change of its Australian distributors from NF Importers Pty Ltd to Brisbane Motorcycles based in Queensland. Brisbane Motorcycles managing director James Mutton says they have been retailing the bikes for some time from their Caboolture store and immediately will take over warranties, servicing and spares. He says they have the …

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