The Kawasaki Z250 is a nice racy quarter-litre motorcycle that will reward the enthusiast who’s looking out for a combination of grunt, handling, refinement and big bike looks. But is it worth the money? [Read more…]
The new Aprilia RSV4 RF embodies yet another level of race-bred sophistication in what was already a state-of-the-art electronics package. We rode this track-focused missile at Misano recently
It had been a fantastic morning on the RSV4 RF, thrashing Aprilia’s new superbike around the Misano circuit with its 201-PS engine powering it down the straights at phenomenal speed, its ultra-light and racy chassis carving through the turns, and its breathtaking blend of looks, compact size and distinctive V4 exhaust note making the whole experience utterly special.
The fully faired sport motorcycle trend is a relatively recent phenomenon. Yamaha were the first to deliver a purpose-built small-capacity sport bike in the form of the R15 a few years ago and then Honda gave us the CBR 250R and then 150. However, KTM have probably given us the first set of bikes that are genuine sport bikes that make no pretension to wanting to be put to commuter use. Here’s our take on the RC 390 and the 200
Story: Aninda Sardar and Piyush Sonsale
Photography: Sanjay Raikar