MV Agusta F3 RC race replica

MV Agusta F3 World SuperSport replicas

MV Agusta has released limited-editions of a road-legal replica of the World Supersport F3 675 at $20,999 and a track-only F3 800 RC replica at $23,490. The F3 RC reflects the ownership of Mercedes-AMG with special tricolour livery and badging. MV Agusta will produced only 100 WSS versions  of the road-legal F3 675 RC and 250 track-day …

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Kawasaki Z1000

Kawasaki drops price on Z1000 naked

Naked bikes are enjoying a boom in sales and now Kawasaki Australia has dropped the price of its “super naked” Z1000 ABS by $1300 and added a slipper clutch. The attractive, Sugomi-designed naked bike is now even more attractive at $15,499. It also comes with a newassist and slipper clutch in Metallic Matte Carbon Gray with …

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Norton V4

Norton plans 1200cc V4 and 650cc twin

Norton Motorcycles plans to break with tradition and produce bikes with a 1200cc V4 engine and smaller parallel twins, says design head Simon Skinner. The announcement comes after a £7.5 ($A16) million investment at the company’s Leicestershire headquarters last month, creating 600 new jobs. The investment includes a £4 ($A8) million Government grant. Norton Motorcycles announced it …

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Norton Dominator SS

Norton to expand to eight models

Norton Motorcycles plans to increase its current single engine and four model line-up to three engine platforms and seven or eight models. The announcement comes after a £7.5 ($A16) million investment at the company’s Leicestershire headquarters, creating 600 new jobs. The investment includes a £4 ($A8) million Government grant. Norton currently has 100 staff making …

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Honda RC213V-S

Honda RC213V-S costs over quarter million

Customers for Honda’s road-legal MotoGP bike, theRC213V-S, are not baulking at the price tag of $A244,000. In fact, Honda Australia motorcycles spokesman Glyn Griffiths says they’ve had “some enquiries” since orders have been taken this week and all have included the track-focused sports performance kit, bringing the total cost to $260,000. The sports kit includes …

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Ducati Panigale R

Ducati Panigale R World Superbike for the road

The new Ducati Panigale R is about as close as you will ever get to riding a World Superbike on the road. Ducati Australia says the Paginale R will cost $45,990 plus on-road costs and customers are already placing deposits for the bike which arrives in August. The Panigale R has been homologated for WSBK, but it’s not the …

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