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2019 BMW S1000RR officially revealed at EICMA

Posted: Tuesday 06 November 2018 at 08:48 AM

Note: this is an evolving story, please check back for updates After all those leaks, it’s finally here. BMW have just told the world at EICMA all about its new S1000RR. Unsurprisingly it looks just like the leaked imagery and has the same specs. Fancy that! The important stuff: 207bhp @ 13,500 RPM (+8bhp) Redline […]

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Ducati reveals Hypermotard 950 for 2019

Posted: Sunday 04 November 2018 at 21:34 PM

After announcing an updated Diavel and a frankly hilariously dangerous sounding Panigale V4R, Ducati also announced a new Hypermotard 950 for 2019 at their World Premiere 2019 event in Milan, ahead of EICMA. This is great news, because motards are awesome, and big powerful ones are even awesomer – what could be better than a […]

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Ducati unveils Panigale V4R for 2019

Posted: Sunday 04 November 2018 at 19:19 PM

At Ducati’s World Premiere 2019 event, covers have finally been pulled off the much anticipated Panigale V4R. We’ve seen pics of the bike in development, and it even made an appearance at the last round of the BSB championship at Brands Hatch when Michele Pirro took it for a lap or two… but the wait’s […]

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Ducati announces new Diavel S for 2019

Posted: Sunday 04 November 2018 at 19:06 PM

Superbike was lucky enough to see a closed-door preview of the new Diavel at World Ducati Week (WDW) at Misano in July. We couldn’t take photos – or really say anything at all about it – but now we can, because Ducati has just announced it at its World Premiere 2019 event in Milan. The […]

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Watch Ducati’s World Premiere 2019 live stream

Posted: Sunday 04 November 2018 at 18:01 PM

Ducati, as ever, are always keen to beat the rest of ’em before EICMA. Watch the live stream here… Update: the event is now over. Ducati unveiled the 221 HP Panigale V4R, new Diavel with 1260 DVT engine and Hypermotard 950 with cornering ABS. Read more: Aprilia unveils new RSV4 1100 Factory Read Superbike’s EICMA […]

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More 2019 BMW S1000RR details leak

Posted: Saturday 03 November 2018 at 14:13 PM

Some naughty person somewhere has snapped and uploaded a couple of photos from a brochure and uploaded them to that thing they call the internet. After the designs were leaked in a patent application last month, we can now glean a few more crucial details about the 2019 S1000RR… 207 HP at 13,500 RPM 197 […]

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Aprilia unveils new RSV4 1100 Factory for 2019

Posted: Saturday 03 November 2018 at 11:58 AM

After Superbike had a sit-down with Aprilia’s UK PR manager at The Bike Shed last month, we obviously had to ask whether the Italian factory would be updating its RSV4 Factory for 2019. “No” was the poker-faced answer, but the RSV4 RR would be being updated slightly in the form of a new colour scheme […]

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Details emerge on Yamaha’s new R3 for 2019

Posted: Friday 12 October 2018 at 06:33 AM

We were expecting a lull in new-bike-news between Intermot and EICMA but apparently we were wrong. Yamaha has just released details on its new R3, just a week after the YZF-R125 was updated. This update follows three themes: looks, performance and ergonomics. Looks Those of you familiar with Yamaha’s R1 will notice that the front-end […]

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Kawasaki announces new ZX6R 636 for 2019

Posted: Thursday 11 October 2018 at 14:16 PM

After disappearing from showrooms a couple of years ago, Kawasaki’s Ninja ZX6R is back for 2019! We’d heard rumours and seen renders, spy shots and goodness knows what else, but now it’s confirmed: a load of details and photos dropped into Superbike’s inbox about 15 mins ago. Here’s the important stuff: KQS Quickshifter (up only) […]

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Ducati teases new model ahead of October 12 launch

Posted: Tuesday 09 October 2018 at 21:52 PM

Earlier today, Ducati tweeted this rather un-cryptic image as well as the words “A new bike is coming” Stay tuned. 12th October 2018. A new bike is coming… #Ducati pic.twitter.com/AFBOWgYwR0 — Ducati UK (@DucatiUK) October 9, 2018 So that’ll be a Multistrada V4 HyperEnduro Scrambler R, then 😉 More as we have it…

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