Find or Sell Motorcycles & Scooters in USA

Motorcycle Blog on 2040Motos

Aprilia RS660 Concept Sportbike Goes to Production

Thu, 13 Dec 2018

The Italian brand plans to turn the concept presented at EICMA 2018 into a road model. The beauty of the RS660 is rushing to the production line with leaps and bounds - a couple of pictures of the prototype undergoing track tests have been published on the Facebook social network.

Aging Liter: Kawasaki has updated the Versys 1000 crossover

Thu, 29 Nov 2018

In addition to the upgraded basic version, the SE version with semi-active suspension is presented. For the 2019 model year, the asphalt tourer, built around a 1,043cc (120 hp and 102 Nm) inline-four, received an electronic throttle, cruise control, KTRC traction control, and Sport, Road, Rain and Rider power modes to choose from. Moreover, the introduction of the IMU inertial sensor, according to Japanese designers, made the electronics work more delicately than before.

All good things come to an end sometime

Fri, 09 Nov 2018

MV Agusta has decided to mark the end of the career of its most famous F4 sportbike with a special edition. The superbike, named after the company's ex-president Claudio Castiglioni, is based on the F4 RC model.

Suzuki unveils long-range V-Strom 1000XT Adventure

Sun, 21 Oct 2018

Adventure is based on the 1000XT, a top-of-the-range 1037cc V-twin with 99 hp. and spoked wheels and differs from it in additional equipment. The set includes 37-litre aluminum saddlebags, a center stand, heated grips, roll bars and a distinctive blue-silver-white paint job.

Japanese jokes: Kawasaki introduced the "new" sports bike Ninja ZX-6R

Thu, 11 Oct 2018

The quotation marks are not accidental - the old ZX-6R is hidden under another dress. However, there are still some innovations. The first thing the 2019 sportbike differs from its predecessor, which debuted in 2013, has completely different lining and LED optics in the spirit of the younger Ninja 400.

Kawasaki Ninja H2R overtook the F-16 fighter jet

Tue, 25 Sep 2018

The fight, worthy of being called the drag duel of the year, took place on the territory of the new airfield in Istanbul as part of the Teknofest aviation and space technology festival. The extreme compressor monster, which does not have access to public roads, has shown that the F-16 fighter jet and the Bombardier Challenger 600 business class aircraft on the earth's surface are not competitors to it. Slightly behind the two-wheeled rocket and the championship car Red Bull RB8 2012.

The Vespa electric scooter will appear in the fall

Tue, 04 Sep 2018

Piaggio Group will launch production of the first electric ""stool"" in September. The novelty will receive an electric motor that develops over 200Nm, and a lithium-ion battery, designed for 1000 recharge cycles, which will provide a power reserve of up to 100 km in the basic version and up to 200 km in the Elettrica X version. The equipment will include the Vespa Multimedia Platform, which combines a smartphone and a scooter and allowing you to read data not only from the Vespa's dashboard, but also get it on the gadget's screen.

BMW S1000RR: new speed record

Sun, 19 Aug 2018

The achievement was chalked up to the fearless Erin Sills of the Hunter Sills Racing team. 242 mph (389 km/h)! This is the maximum speed shown by the jet lady on the salt lake in Bolivia.

The Italian legend discovered World Superbike in 2014 and is now returning to MotoGP after a 42-year absence

Wed, 01 Aug 2018

The Varese brand, which announced its debut in the Moto2 middle grand prix class, has already shown preview images of the sportbike that the Forward Racing Team will launch in the 2019 season. Now the final look and technical details are presented. The contestant, like other participants in the Moto2 battle, will receive a three-cylinder 765-cc Triumph engine, which will replace the “four” from the Honda CBR600RR with a volume of 600 “cubes” next year.

Anniversary Monster: Ducati introduced a special version

Tue, 24 Jul 2018

The legendary Ducati Monster turns 25 this year. This event will be remembered for centuries, also thanks to the limited edition. Limited to 500 units, the Monster 1200 25° Anniversario edition is technically identical to the standard naked and features the same 147hp Testastretta L-twin, but with different detailing.

Norton has announced a stylish scrambler

Sun, 08 Jul 2018

The boss of the British brand, Stuart Garner, published images of a promising model on his Twitter. Norton's Atlas and P11 scramblers from the sixties will have an heir! The 650 Atlas Scrambler, based on the same models from the past, still exists in virtual reality and is content only with the status of a concept.

BMW Motorrad has shown what can be built around the in-line "two" from the middle "goose" F850GS

Tue, 26 Jun 2018

The 9Cento is a sports tourer with crossover features, and its appearance evokes associations of Italian design. So, for example, the short sportbike “tail” unobtrusively resembles the upturned, stunningly beautiful stern of Ducati Panigale sportbikes. The motorcycle is built on the basis of an in-line two-cylinder engine from the BMW F850GS, and we would not completely rule out the possibility of such a handsome man appearing in the production program.

Turbobike Suzuki: Details!

Sun, 03 Jun 2018

A new patent image reveals something new about the serialization of the Recursion concept. As we already know, the Hamamatsu company is preparing a commercial version of the Recursion show bike and its main feature will be a 700cc turbocharged inline two-cylinder engine, which is distinguished by powerful traction in a wide rev range. But on the way to the assembly line, the device will noticeably change, as hinted at by patent images.

MV Agusta returns to MotoGP

Mon, 28 May 2018

The Italian brand will rediscover the royal championship after a 40-year absence. In the 2019 season, the Agustas will start the battle in the intermediate Moto2 class, where all teams use one engine. Here’s a reminder that starting from next year, a single unit will be the 765-cc Triumph, which will replace the 600-cc four-cylinder Honda engine.

Ducati Multistrada 1260 will fly up the mountain

Mon, 07 May 2018

The Italian crossover will take part in the legendary Pikes Peak race and try to improve KTM's result. Last year, Chris Fillmore and the wicked KTM 1290 Super Duke R set a record in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, completing a 19.99 km course with 156 turns in 9 minutes 49.625 seconds. But back in 2012, the Ducati Multistrada went out of 10 minutes and became the two-wheeled route record holder.

Indian recalls 'rebel' motorcycles

Thu, 19 Apr 2018

3,341 bikes fell under the service action. The New World has announced a recall of Indians released from October 25, 2016 to November 17, 2017. The problem is that the switch is corroded, which can cause the engine to start unintentionally if the key fob is close to the motorcycle.

Honda introduced the new scooter PCX125

Sun, 01 Apr 2018

"Stool" received a fresh design, a more powerful engine, ABS and LED optics. A new generation of the model is presented, which will definitely interest the audience. The device has been completely upgraded.

MV Agusta unveils Captain America bike

Fri, 23 Mar 2018

A special edition based on the Brutale 800 RR. However, you can’t say that they created something new, since the Brutale 800 RR America variant differs from the standard motorcycle only in decor elements. In particular, red-white-blue coloring and new seat upholstery.

Benelli introduced a new tourer

Tue, 06 Mar 2018

The bike is equipped with an in-line "two", but the power is unlikely to impress. Qianjiang, which owns the Benelli brand, has introduced a new 302 Tourer to the Chinese market with a nice design, but not the most advanced stuffing. The motorcycle has a 300cc engine from a naked BN302, but in a slightly derated format - it develops 34 hp and 27 Nm (naked has 37 “horses” and 26 Nm).

Yamaha FJR1300 will serve the law

Fri, 16 Feb 2018

Truth be told, it will not be domestic motorcycle battalions that will receive it, but overseas cops. It is, perhaps, for the best. Yankees in police uniforms are tired of riding on cruisers - a patrol version of the Yamaha FJR1300 tourer, which is sold in the New World market, was specially developed for them.

Triumph introduced a new urban hooligan

Mon, 05 Feb 2018

Naked Speed Triple got an update! The super-charismatic Speed Triple first appeared in 1994 and was essentially a Daytona 900 sportbike without a fairing. The new device is presented in the S and RS versions, carries the former 1050 index, but can do something more than its predecessor.

Harley-Davidson to compete in Hill Climb

Wed, 24 Jan 2018

For the first time in the history of the World Extreme Games, in addition to skiers, snowboarders and other extreme winter sports, Harley-Davidson motorcycle riders will also start competing. The new Harley-Davidson Snow Hill Climb medal discipline will be introduced during the final days of the games, which will take place from January 25 to 28, 2018. Athletes will climb on motorcycles on the slope of the SuperPipe track.

KTM Unveils RC390R Combat Sportbike

Tue, 09 Jan 2018

The Austrian sportbike will be limited to 500 pieces. KTM knows a lot not only about tourenduro or supermoto - in its history there was an unforgettable sportbike 1190 RC8, and now there is a nimble “shorty” RC390. Each RC390R features a fully adjustable WP suspension, a different handlebar for a more racing fit, folding clutch and brake levers, and a modified engine intake tract.

Law enforcement moved to two heavily modified CRF1000L Africa Twin

Sat, 02 Dec 2017

The level of development of modern motorcycles is so high that the police could safely choose the standard model and not feel left out. But no - they ordered two custom bikes! In the end they could take the extreme Africa Twin Adventure Sports which is an excellent option, although quite specific for the road service.

Having successfully performed in the segment of maxi-scooters, BMW specialists decided to attack the average cubic capacity

Sat, 18 Nov 2017

But the mid-size Bavarian should also radiate some premium vibes! What is achieved with the unusual design and high-end equipment. So, the standard equipment includes LED lighting, traction control, also you can order - a keyless access system and a 6.5-inch color display with the ability to connect to a smartphone.

KTM Unveils New 790 Duke And… Something Else

Mon, 06 Nov 2017

A fresh naked and tour enduro prototype debuted at EICMA. The KTM 790 Duke is equipped with a compact 799cc LC8c inline twin with up to 105 hp and 86 Nm. The engine is housed in the traditional KTM steel birdcage frame and is part of the power structure.

Real "electric train": soon Harley-Davidson will launch an eco-friendly cruiser

Fri, 27 Oct 2017

New details about the expansion of the model range of the American concern. The Americans are going to bring out "electric trains" - and we are not talking about the big Electra Glide tourer, but about ... full-fledged electric motorcycles!

Ural Baikal - a new limited bike with a sidecar

Thu, 12 Oct 2017

The Russian motorcycle manufacturer presented a special version of the motorcycle with a "sidecar", dedicated to the lake and the traveler. The Irbit manufacturer will release only 45 copies of the Baikal Limited Edition. Baikal was created on the basis of a motorcycle with a sidecar drive, has a "spare wheel", a trunk, protective arches, an additional searchlight and a "side car" windshield.

Ducati V4: Meet the Revolution

Mon, 25 Sep 2017

The four-cylinder engine marked a new stage in the history of the brand. Ducati has introduced the new Desmocedici Stradale V4 engine. The "four" in configuration resembles the Grand Prix Desmocedici.

Honda gave birth to a new baby

Sat, 02 Sep 2017

Naked 150SS Racer Concept turned into a production model.A show bike with a spectacular design and a cocky “racing” name was presented in March at the motor show in Bangkok, and starting with autumn it turned into a serial CB150R bike. The motor is a modest 150cc with two camshafts, liquid cooling and a six-speed gearbox. The CB150R features an inverted fork, a front caliper radial mount brake system and optional ABS.