Ducati XDiavel S

Motorcycles win prestigious design awards

 The bold, feet-first, belt-driven Ducati XDiavel S cruiser has received a Best of the Best award at the annual German Red Dot awards for design. While Ducati scored the top motorcycle honour, other Red Dot awards were won in the prestigious contest by the Yamaha R1, BMW R nineT Scrambler and the revived Horex V6. …

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Horex VR6 safety recall

Relaunched Horex VR6 has more power

After going bankrupt in December 2014, German motorcycle manufacturer Horex has relaunched, unveiling their new and more powerful VR6 motorbike at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The VR6 uses the same 1215cc six-cylinder engine as the old one, but power is now up from 118kW to 126kW, with 138Nm of torque and a dry weight of 221kg. The bike gets …

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Horex V6 motorcycle

Horex VR6 returns ahead of schedule

German motorcycle manufacturer Horex went bankrupt in December 2014, but has now confirmed it will return with a new motorbike at the Frankfurt Motor Show on September 15. In July, the company released these sketches of the VR6, presumably with a lot of carbon fibre from its new owners German composite company 3C Carbon Group. The plan …

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