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2019 BMW S1000RR officially revealed at EICMA

Posted: Tuesday 06 November 2018 at 08:48 AM / eicma2018

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 / eicma2018

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 / eicma2018

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 / eicma2018

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 / eicma2018

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 / eicma2018

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 / eicma2018

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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