By: ThaiDesign (offline)  Thursday, 30 October 2014 @ 09:55 AM ICT (Read 2314 times)  

BMW Motorrad presents two world premieres at the international motorcycle show EICMA from November 5th - 9th in Hall 14 of the Milan trade fair centre.

In addition to these new models, BMW Motorrad will be exhibiting the complete range of vehicles and motorcycle clothing for the upcoming season on a surface area of more than 1,600 square metres.



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By: news (offline)  Thursday, 30 October 2014 @ 09:58 AM ICT  

Ducati at the 72nd edition of EICMA with 2015 innovations, champions and so much passion!

Ducati will be present at the 72nd edition of the international motorcycle show, which will be held at the Rho Trade Show district in Milan from 6th to 9th November. All of the exciting 2015 innovations await you, including the Ducati Scrambler and the revolutionary Ducati Testastretta DVT engine, the Ducati champions and all of the passion, brilliance and creativity of the Borgo Panigale-based manufacturer.

Ducati will be waiting for you on stand G74 in hall 18, don't miss it! This year you will also have the unique opportunity to follow the live streaming of the Ducati Press Conference, during which all the new bikes for 2015 will be unveiled in a world premiere.

IF you cannot visit the EICMA motor show then go to the Ducati site on Monday 3 November at 5:15pm (Italian time)!



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By: Anonymous: Jim ()  Thursday, 30 October 2014 @ 03:15 PM ICT  

Following up its initial sportbike teaser video, Yamaha confirms the forthcoming EICMA model release is a new YZF-R1 superbike. Promoting a campaign dubbed “WE R1”

By: news (offline)  Friday, 31 October 2014 @ 01:44 PM ICT  

Additional to the new Benelli BN251, Benelli will also show the following models at the EICMA Motorcycle Show.

Benelli BN302: Passion comes standard

The new BN 302 is built with passion for riders of all kinds, from beginners to the experienced, who want to embrace smaller two wheel motoring at its purest form.

Stylish and aggressive looking, the BN 302 rewards its rider with Benelli suspension, exceptional clutch control, growling four valve DOHC inline two cylinder engine and comfortable ergonomic layout. The easy to ride character and confident braking, makes this the perfect bike for a daily commute, zipping through the city and out of town touring.

Behind the great looks is a punchy in-line two cylinder 4-stroke 4-valve DOHC Benelli engine, producing 28kW (38 hp) at 12,000 rpm and 27 Nm (2.75 kgm) at 9000 rpm. The engine is mated to a smooth 6 speed gearbox that delivers a smooth change every time.

The BN 302s inspiring agility is due to improved technology in the design of its rigid steel trestle frame and suspension setup. Up front the bike has ø 41 mm USD forks and on the rear swing arm, a lateral shock absorber soaks up the bumps with adjustable preload.

For maximum braking performance the BN 302 uses twin ø 260 mm floating discs with a 4 piston caliper brake at the front and a single ø 240 mm disc with a double piston caliper brake for the rear. BN 302 will arrive next year in colours white, green and Benelli gold.

Benelli BN600GT : intelligent sport touring
The BN 600GT is a new visionary sports-tourer suitable for all types of riders, including those contemplating touring for the first time. It is intelligently designed and offers impressive performance on every ride – whether in town or on the open road.

The BN 600GT joins the BN 600 range sharing the inline four-cylinder, four-stroke, liquid-cooled engine, as run in the popular BN 600R. The engine has a maximum power of 62 kW/84 hp at 11,000 rpm and maximum torque of 56,7 Nm at 8,100 rpm, matched to an optimal 6 speed transmission for touring.

Benelli’s renowned Italian styling and ingenuity has gone into the unique fairing design, upright seating position and ergonomics, with attention to detail that defines the GT amongst its peers.

The GT’s road handling is considered best in class with inspiring dynamics that are attributed to its rigid tubular steel trellis frame that incorporates the engine as a stress member. The suspension system consists of a 50mm upside-down front fork, and a rear aluminium alloy swingarm with a rear shock absorber that has adjustable rebound and spring preload.

Stopping the GT is Benelli’s cutting-edge braking system that gives maximum safety thanks to a twin floating 320mm diameter disc at the front with four-piston radial calipers and at the rear, a 260mm diameter disc with a two-piston caliper. The fuel tank has a generous 27 L capacity, allowing the rider to enjoy longer trips before filling up. Excellent fuel efficiency also makes this motorcycle a viable alternative to the car for the everyday commute and weekend tour.

The BN 600GT is offered in white, matt army green and black and will be available by mid-2015.

Benelli BN 600R: the latest evolution

The BN 600R recently hit the world market and gained instant acclaim as being a great value performing naked sports bike. Test rides across the world confirmed it is a true performer out on twisty roads, track rides and yet refined enough for a city

Beautifully engineered and Italian designed, the BN 600R comes with premium componentry including Marzocchi ø 50 mm front forks, Sachs adjustable rear suspension, Brembo calipers, fully braided steel brake lines and Metzler Sportec M5 tyres, making it a very enviable package in its class.

The smooth power delivery of the BN 600R is contributed to optimum mapping of the 60kW Benelli designed and built 600cc inline 4 cylinder DOHC engine with a closely matched six-speed gearbox. The powertrain is mounted to a stylish and light weight trellis frame which tog

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The pictures are the Benelli BN251, the Benelli BN302, the Benelli BN600GT and at last the Benelli BN600R. Click on the pictures to enlarge...



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