We hit the mercurial Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia to see why the new Ducati Panigale V4 range has been creating such a buzz in motorcycling circles the world over.
Story: Aspi Bhathena
It’s not surprising that Honda have made a huge effort with this first significant redesign of the Fireblade for almost a decade. The motorcycle has remained respectably popular in recent years despite barely changing as high-performance motorcycling was revolutionised around it. We rode this 2017 upgrade at Portimão in the august company of Fast Freddie Spencer and John McGuinness. [Read more…]
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Although they have not announced any plans of a product launch this year, Royal Enfield seems to be a company on the move. After hiring the great Pierre Terblanche last year, the once-British-now-Indian company has acquired the legendary UK-based firm, Harris Performance [Read more…]
KTM plan to develop a new range of middleweight V-twin engines. These 600 to 800cc V-twins will bridge the void between the single-cylinder engines and the bigger V-twins which are already in production.
Stefan Pierer, KTM and Husqvarna boss, was quoted in the media saying that KTM will soon have a new range of mid-class bikes in about three years. The other interesting fact is that these new engines may also be used in the Husqvarna model range, which he hopes, will further strengthen the company’s position in the market.
Considering the 373.2cc single-cylinder engine powering the 390 Duke churns out 43.5 PS, it will be interesting to see what figures KTM will manage with their 600cc and 800cc twins.
Story: Ryan Lee