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Bobber Hyosung GV300S announced for Europe

Bobber Hyosung GV300S announced for Europe

Korean Hyosung bobber GV300S with 300-CC V-twin will start to ship to Europe.

Motorcycle Hyosung GV300S is equipped with a 300 CC engine V-twin, which produces 30 HP at a weight of 172 kg. seat Height of only 710 mm. the Bike is an interesting option for beginners with little or no experience (in Europe it’s licensees A2).

In France, for example, the bike will cost 4 Euro 889.

Specification:

  • engine: 60-degree V-twin, liquid-cooled, 4-valve
  • displacement: 296 cm3
  • power: 30 HP at 8500 rpm
  • torque: 25.6 Nm at 6000 rpm
  • box: 6 speeds
  • weight: 172 kg dry
  • tidy: analog-cifrovaya
  • wheels: small diameter
  • seat height: 710 mm
  • fuel tank: 12.5 liters
  • colors: black
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Confederate Motorcycles have released three new motorcycle

Confederate Motorcycles have released three new motorcycle

Motorostoitel Confederate Motorcycles continues to work and even develop new models. The American company introduced three new motorcycle.

New motorcycles can be traced to the corporate style of Confederate Motorcycles.

Confederate Motorcycles have released three new motorcycle

So, the first two new — Hellcat ($45,000) and Hellcat Speedster ($75,000). Both created on the base frame Harley-Davidson FXDR with the engine Screaming Eagle 117 Milwaukee Eight Engine. They are the first motorcycles Confederate Motorcycles that have been certified for sale worldwide.

Confederate Motorcycles have released three new motorcycle

The third novelty Confederate Wraith ($155,000). The bike did on the base frame Confederate CX-4. It is equipped with motor S&S X-Wedge 117 or 132ci, BST wheels, RaceTech suspension, Beringer brakes, electronics Motogadget, a Bandit grip.

The current lineup Confederate Motorcycles consists of six models: Hellcat, Hellcat Speedster, the F-117 Fighter, P-51 Combat Fighter, F-13 Combat Bomber, Wraith.

Confederate Motorcycles have released three new motorcycle

Alpinestars founder Sante Mazzarolo died at the age of 91 years

Alpinestars founder Sante Mazzarolo died at the age of 91 years

Alpinestars is a well — known manufacturer of motorcycle equipment. Its history began with Santa Mazzarolo, which, in fact, founded the Italian brand. A great man died may 1, 2020. Santa was 91. He left behind a big mark in the history of the motorcycle production equipment, and its offspring continues to operate successfully.

Santa Mazzarolo was a skilled Tanner and entrepreneur. He founded Alpinestars in 1963. At the time he made leather shoes for the European krossmenov and induistov. He called his company the English translation of the name of a flower, the Edelweiss, which grows in the Alps.

In the 1970-ies gear Alpinestars has become very popular after the victory of Roger de Coster in the world championship motocross. Alpinestars has collaborated with many riders. In 1978, Kenny Roberts boots, Alpinestars kipervas, won the world championship Grand Prix. A resounding victory stimulated sales as well as active participation in the race helped to develop the technology. Today gear Alpinestars are tens of thousands of motorcyclists around the world.

Our condolences to the family, friends and fans. Santa Mazzarolo made a great contribution to the development of modern equipment. His legacy continues to live. Gabriel, one of the three sons Santa Mazzarolo, holds the position of General Director at Alpinestars and continues his father’s work.

Motorcycle Mash Desert 400 in a military Force, desert style

Motorcycle Mash Desert 400 in a military Force, desert style

The popularity of vintage and classic style is eternal. Many brands today released the classics: Triumph, Royal Enfield, Jawa, and so on — the list is almost endless. There is something attractive in engineering design for more than 50 years ago.

French firm Mash specializiruetsya on molekularnych the scramblers, café racers and other classics, which costs less than $ 10,000. In the lineup of the company have a cool new Mash 400 Desert Force style military desert motorcycle USA 50-60 years. In this motorcycle all steeped in retro, from the wheels to the saddle.

The novelty is based on the model 400 Mash Force, released in 2019. The main difference is coloring. The bike was painted green, and this beige.

Motorcycle Mash Desert Force 400 is equipped with a 397 CC, single-cylinder air-cooled engine. Specification yet incomplete, but we know about the presence of ABS which can be turned off. Saddle passenger comes as standard. Overall, the bike weighs 151 kg. dry

Manufacturer’s price: 4 995 euros.

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Jawa vozvrashatsa in Europe

Jawa vozvrashatsa in Europe

The restoration of motobrend Java in November 2018, it turned out effective. The company released several new models for the Indian market. The demand was many times more production capacity. It took time to establish a dealer network, production and delivery.

The company Jawa seem to have decided to finally problems with the supply in the Indian market and satisfies all the demand, so the owners of Jawa decided to return the brand to motoring the Old world.

According to the latest news from the Indian company Mahindra, which owns Java, has received homologation for the model of Jawa 300, which will appear in the European dilerstva somewhere in 2020. In India, Mahindra was able to open about a hundred dierctv Jawa for several months, but in Europe, such a rate is impossible. To start planning to open a representative office in the Czech Republic.

In the Indian press writes that Jawa 300 will be delivered as is, without any adaptations for Europe. Probably, some components still have to change to a bike meet Euro5. Currently Indian motorcycle meet certification BS6.

Motorcycle CCM Spitfire Six 2020

Motorcycle CCM Spitfire Six 2020

CCM Spitfire Six — a new proposal by the British motorcycle manufacturer Clews Competition Motorcycles. Planned limited edition of 300 pieces for the price of 9 995 pounds for each tank.

Company Clews Competition Motorcycles was not as widely known as major players on motorine (like Ducati, Triumph, KTM, Honda), as it produces small-scale motorcycles, but the situation improved a little when famous people began to buy equipment CCM. Talking about the brand outside of the UK.

Alan Kluz CCM was founded in 1971 in England. The company became famous off-road motorcycles with engines of BSA. For many years the manufacturer has used a variety of engines, mounting them to your chassis. The firm has a great history of producing champion motorcycles. In the 1980-ies even produced motorcycles for the British army.

CCM Spitfire Six — a typical representative of the modern classics. It’s extremely light. Comes with a 600 CC single-cylinder engine and six-speed transmission.

Specification:

  • weight 139 kg
  • single-cylinder, 600-CC engine capacity of 55 HP and torque of 58.3 Nm
  • slatted frame, powder painted (the engine is an important element of the chassis)
  • inverted fork with 120 mm stroke
  • adjustable monoshock
  • 19-inch spoke wheels (alloy wheels available as an option)
  • Brembo brakes (4 piston caliper front disc 320 mm HEL + 240 mm rear disc with 1-piston caliper)
  • saddle trimmed in Alcantara
  • handlebars Renthal FAT
  • mirrors on the handles
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The company TVS Motors is not going to move production Norton in India

The company TVS Motors is not going to move production Norton in India

TVS Motors recently bought the British motobrend Norton Motorcycles. Around this event turned the whole tide of discussion, particularly in the UK. Many worried about the future of the iconic British brand.

According to the latest news TVS Motors is not going to move production Norton in India, that is, all objects, including plant and research center will remain in place and continue to operate. Sudarshan Vienna, Manager at TVS Motor Association, said that Norton will continue to produce motorcycles in the UK. TVS want to use a Norton Motorcycle to increase their sales and enter new markets. It seems that TVS Motors do not tend so far to change the structure Norton the products Norton and strategy in General.

In the coming years, Norton will probably have to endure some changes, but at the moment TVS Motors tend to restore the normal functioning of the manufacturer that surely is the right solution in the current situation. Not all at once!

Moto rumors: Zongshen will release tourist bike with motor Norton?!

Moto rumors: Zongshen will release tourist bike with motor Norton?!

Interesting rumors are without Foundation. The Chinese company Zongshen may issue a travel Enduro motor Norton. In 2019, the manufacturer has already announced the concept with the engine developed by Zongshen in collaboration with Norton.

In recent months, the manufacturer Norton Motorcycles has been in all news publications. The British firm went bankrupt and was drowning in scandals related to finances. In the end, the brand was bought by the Indian manufacturer TVS Motors. However, the arguments on this issue continue, and one of those is a touring motorcycle with a Norton engine-Zongshen.

The flagship model Zongshen 2021 is likely to be equipped with a motor developed in conjunction with Norton. In the network there are new pictures of the design. The project is moving forward and, most likely, will be brought to a logical start to the series. At the moment it is unclear what financial relationships will have a Zongshen with the new owners of Norton.

I can assume that, if successful, Zongshen Indian manufacturer TVS Motors will release its own version with the same engine. Will try to follow the news and keep everyone in the loop.

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Norton sold TVS for £16 million

Long-suffering Saga of debt with a British firm Norton ended — Indian TVS holding acquired the company with all its developments. The deal was made from the face of the interim administration BDO, appointed in January, Metro Bank. TVS also received the right to use the manufacturing facilities Norton the next six months, and all employees of Norton go into TVS.


The representative of the interim administration said that the deal was very successful, as it satisfies the claims of creditors and saves jobs. Duty Norton is 14 million pounds and will be covered by funds from the transaction, but still have the debt to its own pension Fund.

Representatives of the TVS said that Norton is a world famous brand, and they would like to support him in developing and scaling, and this will be easily possible with the supplier chains of the TVS. TVS will retain the identity and business plans of Norton, and also promises to work closely with employees and customers Norton.

British Minister of investment said he was pleased that in a difficult time of a pandemic have managed to preserve the brand, the production of motorcycles Norton.

TVS plans to continue production of the model range including Norton models of Atlas, which was presented in 2018м. To support the transition under the wing of TVS is the company Warwick Manufacturing Group, which helps various businesses to undertake research and share best practices.

The company TVS traces its history back to 1911 and is currently one of the largest suppliers in India and motorworld, a renowned manufacturer of petrol and electric scooter and collects them for BMW model G310.

Sales of motorcycles plummeted due to coronavirus

Sales of motorcycles plummeted due to coronavirus

Sales of motorcycles and slowly decreased. Now there was a pandemic coronavirus, which has led to a significant decline in motorhomesdirect. According to the latest news from India’s largest motorino in the world suffered heavy losses. The highest percentage decline indicated in the local media, is 62 percent.

Sales of Hero MotoCorp declined by 43 percent, Royal Enfield 44 per cent, Bajaj, 55 per cent, TVS Motor — 62 percent. Foreign manufacturers in the Indian market also noted a significant decline, including Suzuki, Honda and others.

European motoring also fell. In Italy sales growth of 14.4 percent decreased, the decline is already 66 percent. If you compare the annual statistics, in Italy the sale until that was down 24 percent, but will continue to fall, most likely. In other countries the situation is slightly better, but the decline is still there. In the United States has also seen a decline in sales.

By and large, the news is not surprising, because places stopped production, closed dealers and so on.

Sales of motorcycles plummeted from coronavirus

Sales of motorcycles plummeted from coronavirus

Sales of motorcycles and slowly decreased. Now there was a pandemic coronavirus, which has led to a significant decline in motorhomesdirect. According to the latest news from India’s largest motorino in the world suffered heavy losses. The highest percentage decline indicated in the local media, is 62 percent.

Sales of Hero MotoCorp declined by 43 percent, Royal Enfield 44 per cent, Bajaj, 55 per cent, TVS Motor — 62 percent. Foreign manufacturers in the Indian market also noted a significant decline, including Suzuki, Honda and others.

European motoring also fell. In Italy sales growth of 14.4 percent decreased, the decline is already 66 percent. If you compare the annual statistics, in Italy the sale until that was down 24 percent, but will continue to fall, most likely. In other countries the situation is slightly better, but the decline is still there. In the United States has also seen a decline in sales.

By and large, the news is not surprising, because places stopped production, closed dealers and so on.