As we approach what would-be motorcycle show season, the big bikemakers have teased an array of new models including a new CB1000R from Honda, and an updated Yamaha MT naked bike range.
November is also set to see new model reveals from the likes of Ducati, Triumph and Kawasaki, and we expect to see even more new-bike teasers in the coming days.
In a short video published this week, Honda teased its new CB1000R ahead of its official unveiling on November 10.
While we will have to wait for the unveiling to get exact details, the video shows that Honda has tweaked the CB1000R’s styling, and is expected to have received a minor engine update.
Ducati seems to have much up its sleeve, with five dedicated Ducati new model events planned from every week starting on November 4.
The initial event will debut the new Ducati Multistrada V4 adventure bike. As its name suggests, the new Multistrada swaps its twin-cylinder engine for a new V4 Granturismo motor that generates 125kW and 125Nm.
Now a few years into its lifecycle, the MT-09, as well as its MT-07 and MT-10 siblings, may be due for a significant upgrade to compete in the ultra-competitive naked sportsbike market.
Triumph recently revealed the Trident in ‘final testing’ at its Hinckley facility in the UK, providing a closer look at what we can expect from the production model.
The brand first announced the middleweight Trident in August with the unveiling of an un-rideable prototype, but the most recent images show that the Trident is equipped with Nissin brakes, Showa suspension and what appears to be full LED lighting.
Kawasaki has previously said that it plans to unveil a slew of new models on November 23, including both track-oriented bikes and off-road models.
It is unclear exactly what is to be expected from Kawasaki, however, some have speculated that the Ninja ZX-10R sportsbike is due for an update, as is the long-running KLR650 dual-sport.
Kawasaki has already revealed its mildly updated Versys 1000 adventure bike range, which sees the addition of a new variant, the Versys 1000 S.
The Versys 1000 S sits below the range-topping Versys 1000 SE, and is therefore likely to lower the point of entry to the line-up.
It is expected that several bikemakers will unveil new models in the coming months, and INFO MOTO will strive to keep you informed with all the details, as soon as they come to light.
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