Tag: Car News

UK Ferrari sales outstrip entire Middle East

UK Ferrari sales outstrip entire Middle East

ITALIAN supercar company Ferrari raced to a record year in 2013 on the back of expanding UK sales, selling more cars in Britain than in the Middle East and Africa combined. As a result the company made an all-time high net profit of 264 million Euros (£217 million) – a […]

New V-Strom set for February public launch

New V-Strom set for February public launch

RIDERS can look forward to getting their hands on the hotly-anticipated new Suzuki V-Strom 1000, with the first bikes arriving in showrooms nationwide early next month. The news comes in tandem with an announcement confirming that service intervals for the new bike will be 7,500 miles or 12 months – […]

Ducati to take new models on tour

Ducati to take new models on tour

DUCATI is taking to the road on a dealership tour across the UK and Ireland, bringing with it a fleet of test bikes for the public to enjoy. To follow up the launches of the Panigale 899 and the Monster 1200, the Italian firm is giving people a chance to […]

Tax disc headache for bike traders

CHANGES to tax disc legislation could leave bikers unable to buy or sell machines that road have tax remaining. Under the planned rule changes, vehicles will no longer need to display a tax disc because proof of taxation is stored automatically on servers shared by the police, insurers and other […]

HOW TO LOOOK GOOD NAKED ( Kawasaki Z1000 )

HOW TO LOOOK GOOD NAKED ( Kawasaki Z1000 )

WHILE some bike manufactures are playing it safe and concentrating on recovering from the credit crunch, Kawasaki is being brave, it’s standing alone as the only Japanese company to present four new models for 2010. The Z1000 is without doubt, the most important one. The previous version was like a […]

Honda updates PCX125 commuter scooter

Honda updates PCX125 commuter scooter

HONDA has announced updates for the 2014 PCX125 scooter, including detail changes and lighting upgrades. The popular powered two-wheeler (PTW) has been redesigned to make it feel more spacious without actually increasing its physical size. Tweaks to the engine management systems have made it more fuel economical, taking riders further […]

Trike encyclopaedia published

Trike encyclopaedia published

A BOOK detailing every model of three-wheeled vehicle since 1940 has been published, complete with 1,122 different trikes. Its pages are filled with weird and wonderful three-wheeled efforts from well-known manufacturers connected with the design, but also from manufacturers whose ranges have long-since lacked a tricycle. Trikes, bubble cars, kit […]

Jack of all trades ( BMW F 800 GT )

Jack of all trades ( BMW F 800 GT )

BMW’S NEW F 800 GT looks instantly more mature than the sportier F 800 ST. The riding position is clearly better suited to longer journeys, with revised, roomier ergonomics and a saddle that warmly invites you stay onboard to drain the 15-litre tank. I’m not normally a fan of orange, […]