Benelli is living a much more positive existence than some might think. In fact, the Pesaro, Italy-based factory acts as a huge R&D department for its parent company, China’s QJ. A few models developed and validated in Italy are already on sale in China. Same goes for some markets in [...]
2014 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 – First Look New Italian sport-tourer is based on middleweight three-cylinder platform.
Before he unveiled the 2014 Turismo Veloce 800, Giovanni Castiglioni announced that MV Agusta has two more brand-new models up its sleeve. This is a strong sign of the good health that the company is now enjoying after so many years of financial difficulty. Those other machines will not be [...]
Kawasaki was kind enough to invite us up to Laguna Seca to watch its current ZX-10R tear up the track under Tom Sykes—who won Race 1 in World Superbike—and nobody can deny what a brilliant motorcycle the 10R is. But I think we can all agree that for getting to [...]
Can-am’s base-model Spyder “roadsters” share frames, powertrains and suspensions, and are available with five-speed-plus-reverse manual transmissions (SM5) and semi-automatic boxes (SE5). The differences among the three models are in their bodywork, standard and optional equipment, and, most importantly, riding positions. According to Can-Am, the ST (Sport Touring) model differs from [...]