Intermot

  • IT’S OFFICIAL! Honda reveals NEW Hornet. Here’s what YOU need to know.

    IT’S OFFICIAL! Honda reveals NEW Hornet. Here’s what YOU need to know.

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    Honda’s just unveiled the hotly anticipated 2023 version of its much loved Hornet at the Intermot Show in Cologne. It feels like we’ve been talking about the potential return of one of Honda’s best loved bikes for years – and with the factory releasing a whole host of design drawings early in the year, there’s…

  • INTERMOT: Biking on a budget. SYM unveils TWO new 125’s for 2019.

    INTERMOT: Biking on a budget. SYM unveils TWO new 125’s for 2019.

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    Taiwanese bike builder SYM has just unveiled two new 125cc models at INTERMOT in Cologne – perfect, if you’re looking for your first bike on a budget. In essence, the road-oriented SYM-NH X and adventure styled SYM-NH T are very similar machines – aside from styling. They share suspension, chassis and equipment, including a 124cc…

  • INTERMOT:  Suzuki unveils its NEW Katana – based around its GSX-R1000. CLICK HERE for TECH SPECS.

    INTERMOT: Suzuki unveils its NEW Katana – based around its GSX-R1000. CLICK HERE for TECH SPECS.

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    Suzuki has just unveiled its latest incarnation of its iconic Katana for 2019 at Intermot in Cologne – and Steve Parrish was on hand to pull the wraps off the new machine which shares a surprising amount with its sportier GSX-R1000 sibling. The original Katana is an iconic machine – and since its launch in…

  • INTERMOT: Indian CONFIMS prices for all-new FTR1200. Base model costs £11,899.

    INTERMOT: Indian CONFIMS prices for all-new FTR1200. Base model costs £11,899.

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    We’ve been telling you that Indian has been quietly working on a road going version of its hugely successful flat track machine for a couple of years now – and we’ve finally been proved right, as the iconic American bike builder revealed its all-new FTR1200 and FTR1200S at INTERMOT in Cologne last night. And we’ve…

  • INTERMOT: Kawasaki’s Ninja H2 goes official. 231bhp and self-healing paint

    INTERMOT: Kawasaki’s Ninja H2 goes official. 231bhp and self-healing paint

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    We’ve already told you that the new top-of-the-pile H2 is up to 231bhp for 2019 – and that’s 243bhp with the turbocharger – but Kawasaki has now unveiled the new big bike in Intermot. The motorcycle also gets new Brembo brakes, a new TFT colour dash with Bluetooth which is smart phone compliant (via the…

  • INTERMOT: Ducati unveils THREE updated Scrambler variants. Desert Sled. Cafe Racer. Full Throttle.

    INTERMOT: Ducati unveils THREE updated Scrambler variants. Desert Sled. Cafe Racer. Full Throttle.

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    Following on from the launch of the new Scrambler Icon a couple of weeks ago, Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicale was on hand at INTERMOT in Cologne, to unveil THREE new additions to the Scrambler range for 2019; the Full Throttle, the Café Racer and the Desert Sled. BIG CHANGES FOR 2019 – All-new headlight with LED…

  • INTERMOT: Horex reveals VR6 RAW bruiser

    INTERMOT: Horex reveals VR6 RAW bruiser

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    This is the third model in the small firm’s range – the VRG RAW which has been shown at Intermot as a world premier. Costing an eye-watering Euro 35,500 (that’s £31,519), the new bike uses the same six-cylinder 163bhp, 128Nm of torque engine as the other two motorcycle in the factory’s range. Compared the Horex’…

  • INTERMOT: KTM unveils updates and new kit for the 2019 1290 Super Duke GT and Super Duke R

    INTERMOT: KTM unveils updates and new kit for the 2019 1290 Super Duke GT and Super Duke R

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    KTM has just unveiled the changes to the range-topping 1290 Super Duke GT and Super Duke R. There’s very little changed with the R other than cosmetics and graphics whilst the GT does get some tweaks to make it easier to use. Here’s what KTM says it’s done to the bikes for 2019: KTM 1290…

  • INTERMOT: Here’s Yamaha’s 2019 YZF-R125 – the FIRST 125 with variable timing!

    INTERMOT: Here’s Yamaha’s 2019 YZF-R125 – the FIRST 125 with variable timing!

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      Talk about taking on the competition head-on! This is the 2019 Yamaha YZF-R 125 – a landmark small capacity motorcycle that’s going on sale as the first 125cc bike to feature variable valve timing. The high-tech system uses a version of the system that we’ve already seen on the firm’s R6 and R1 that…

  • INTERMOT: New colours for XSR700 and XSR900 revealed

    INTERMOT: New colours for XSR700 and XSR900 revealed

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    Now, this is a nice scheme that’s going on the XSR700 (above) and XSR900 (below) bikes for next year. A mix of the firm’s thick horizontal red stripe with a black outline and a lot of silver finishing touches add to the overall retro theme and both models get red stitching on the seat. Expect…

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