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24 May 2019

TT amps up

The floodgates of electric bikes are well on the way to opening and there’s no doubt that the Isle of Man TT Zero – which is a decade old this year – has helped improve the technology. Mugen’s Shinden Hachi goes into the 2019 TT Zero has the overwhelming favourite. Now

Manufacture-news
21 May 2019

BMW's 1800cc cruiser donk breaks cover

High-profile custom build confirms BMW’s incoming cruiser engine

Manufacture-news
20 May 2019

Kawasaki on the radar

Big K is joining the list  of manufacturers aiming to including radar-assisted safety devices. We’ve uncovered evidence that Kawasaki plans to fit front and rear radar, with the focus mainly on how to mount and hide the components rather than the underlying tech. As an exis

Manufacture-news
14 May 2019

CARL COX MOTORSPORT SUPPORTS NEW ZEALAND RACER JAY LAWRENCE'S TT RACES DEBUT

Kiwi newcomer Jay Lawrence will be making his debut at the 2019 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy under the Buildbase Suzuki banner, with Carl Cox Motorsport support. Jay joins an eclectic group of supported riders for this year’s races, where Carl will also bring

Manufacture-news
08 May 2019

Husqvarna’s Svartpilen 701

Husqvarna’s Svartpilen 701 STYLE is a new version of the high-regarded neo-retro that incorporates wire wheels, bronze paint scheme, CNC-machined footpegs and bar-end-mounted mirrors. We reckon it will cost north of $18K when available in a few months time. Start saving.

Manufacture-news
08 May 2019

Aprilia Unveils The RSV4 X

Ten years ago Aprilia launched a decade of V4 decadence with its RSV4 Superbike. To celebrate the birthday, just 10 track-only versions, called the RSV4 X, go on sale for $63K. Based on the latest RSV4 1100 Factory, the X is lighter (165kg, dry), more powerful (165.5kW) and featu

Manufacture-news
08 May 2019

Yamaha’s turbo twin

Forced induction is gaining popularity as a way to increase performance while meeting tightening emissions rules. Now Yamaha is joining Kawasaki, Suzuki and Honda, who all have turbo or supercharged bike projects underway. Recent patent applications from Yamaha show a boosted

Manufacture-news
07 May 2019

Suzuki reimagines the GSX-R1000

Next-generation Suzuki superbike takes shape

Manufacture-news
06 May 2019

BMW’s X-File opened

The bike we all want is a goer

Manufacture-news
03 May 2019

YAMAHA MOTOR AUSTRALIA FORCED TO CEASE ATV SALES IF ACCC LAWS PASS

Yamaha Motor Australia (YMA) has today claimed it will be forced to cease selling utility ATVs in Australia if ACCC recommendations in their current state are passed as law. The announcement from YMA comes one day after Honda Australia released a statement saying it would also b

Manufacture-news
03 May 2019

HONDA TO STOP SELLING ATVS IF PROPOSED STANDARDS BECOME LAW

Honda announced today that it will stop selling ATVs in Australia if a draft standard proposed by the ACCC becomes law.

Manufacture-news
02 May 2019

All New 2019 Triumph Rocket 3 TFC

Exclusive, ultra-premium limited edition