Euro 5

  • Harley-Davidson drops 750cc, 883cc and 1202cc V2 powered bikes from European range.

    Harley-Davidson drops 750cc, 883cc and 1202cc V2 powered bikes from European range.

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    Harley-Davidson’s got plenty of work to do for 2021, with none of its bikes meeting the latest emissions standards. From January 1 next year, all new motorcycles will have to meet the new Euro 5 regulations. Most manufacturers have been busy updating their ranges, but Harley-Davidson’s got some catching up to do. The American factory…

  • Honda’s CB500 range gets an update for 2021. Euro 5 compliant, A2-licence CB500X, CB500F and CBR500R revealed.

    Honda’s CB500 range gets an update for 2021. Euro 5 compliant, A2-licence CB500X, CB500F and CBR500R revealed.

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    Honda’s just revealed its new range of Euro 5 compliant 500s; the CB500X, the CB500F and the CBR500R. We’re going to be hearing a lot about Euro 5 over the coming months. Some manufacturers have been ahead of the curve, releasing compliant bikes last year – but for 2021 they’ve got no choice. That’s why…

  • Royal Enfield’s single cylinder 500 will be DISCONTINUED. Euro 5 ends production of iconic engine.

    Royal Enfield’s single cylinder 500 will be DISCONTINUED. Euro 5 ends production of iconic engine.

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    Royal Enfield is slowly discontinuing its 500cc single cylinder models as a result of Euro 5 emissions regulations – but there’s going to be one final bike released this summer. Royal Enfield’s 499cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine has had a long and illustrious history. Of course, it’s been consistently tweaked and updated to stay relevant –…

  • FIVE new 490cc powered bikes coming from KTM.

    FIVE new 490cc powered bikes coming from KTM.

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    It’s been confirmed that KTM’s readying FIVE new A2 compliant models for 2020. And they’ll be powered by a 490cc motor. Way back in December last year, KTM’s CEO Stefan Pierer confirmed that the Austrian factory was working closely with its Indian partner Bajaj Auto to create a new a 490 cc parallel-twin engine. And…

  • RUMOURED: Triumph Speed Triple 1160 on the way for 2020?

    RUMOURED: Triumph Speed Triple 1160 on the way for 2020?

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    Rumours are swirling that Triumph’s been quietly working on a new 1160cc Speed ​​Triple – and it sounds like we might get to see it in flesh at the big bike shows later in the year, in time for a 2020 release. There’s no doubt Triumph’s hugely successful naked sportbike is due an update. The…

  • RUMOURS: Suzuki’s new Burgman to be unveiled later this year?

    RUMOURS: Suzuki’s new Burgman to be unveiled later this year?

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    Rumours are swirling that Suzuki’s venerable Burgman scooter is set to receive a complete overhaul ahead of the introduction of Euro 5 emissions regulations – and there’s speculation that we might see it as soon as the end of the year. Over the last few weeks we’ve heard whispers that there’s a new Suzuki Burgman…

  • RUMOURED: New Yamaha YZF-R1 on the way for 2021. Updated ENGINE. More MotoGP TECH.

    RUMOURED: New Yamaha YZF-R1 on the way for 2021. Updated ENGINE. More MotoGP TECH.

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    Ahead of Euro-5 regulations coming into force in 2021, rumours are swirling that Yamaha’s looking to completely refresh its YZF-R1 with an updated powerplant and even more MotoGP-derived technology. Yamaha’s hugely successful YZF-R1 was first unveiled back in 1998 – and over the years the Japanese factories flagship superbike has been updated and evolved to…

  • Africa Twin POWERED Honda GB1000TT on the way?

    Africa Twin POWERED Honda GB1000TT on the way?

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    With the move to Euro 5 emission regulations fast approaching, motorcycle manufacturers across the board are quietly developing its next generation of machines – and our Japanese friends Young Machine has created a couple of CGI mock ups of what it reckons Honda might come up with. With rumours already swirling that there’s a larger…

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