Hi quest ,  welcome  |  sign in  |  registered now  |  need help ?

KTM Ready to Release Duke 200cc & 350cc

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 | 8:23 PM

KTM release the two most recent variants to the market. Two variants are KTM Duke 200 cc and 350cc. Unfortunately, the KTM Duke 350cc sold only in India.

Only the KTM Duke 200 is distributed in Europe and Asia. KTM Duke 200 will accompany with Duke 125 to pursue a young age target consumers or new riders. KTM Duke 125 instead debut in Europe.

KTM is already holding Bajaj India in any development cooperation. Thus the KTM can penetrate Asian markets, including in India itself.

KTM CEO, Stefan Peirer stated KTM Duke 200 will be released later this year. While for KTM Duke 350 will follow later in early 2013. KTM Duke 200 cc will be manufactured at Bajaj Auto Factory in Chakan, India, which is the only factory where Bajaj exports to Europe. With assembled in India and will be exported to Europe, KTM trying to keep the price of KTM Duke 200 cc is equivalent to Duke 125 cc.

Peirer explained that they have high hopes for the New Duke 200. Sales target estimated at 25,000 to 30,000 units in the first year of launch.

8:23 PM | 0 comments

Harley-Davidson for Tony Hawk

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 | 6:31 AM

Tony Hawk is a world skater legend who became an idol of many people. Roland Sands Design (RSD) assembles a Harley-Davidson for Tony Hawk.

This is the second time Harley Davidson built a motorcycle for the Tony Hawk Foundation. This is done to help build skate arenas in small towns are low income earners in the United States.

This motor is designed with the RSD features. Using the air turbine, two engines, a protective master cylinder, new mustang single-seater, RSD exhaust tracker, and Moto Foot Pegs and tracker grips.

In addition, this bike looks tough in the absence of a layer of chrome, satin paint and clip ons. Meanwhile, the first motorcycle was auctioned in Los Angeles, and plans a second motor will also be auctioned in Las Vegas, in raising funds for the Tony Hawk Foundation.
6:31 AM | 0 comments

Ducati recall 1,000 units of Diavel

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 | 7:17 PM

For the first time Ducati Diavel disappoint many consumers since its debut at EICMA, Milan last November 2010. Motor with high prices are having some problems and Ducati North America Division had to withdraw from the market.

In particular, as many as 964 Diavel motors that are assembled in September 23, 2010 until May 12, 2011, having problems with number plate holder in the motor.

As reported to the official website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Italian motorcycle manufacturer insert brass that is placed on the chain cover was allegedly subject to change due to aging. This can cause looseness in the plate holder that secures the screw on the rear swingarm.

As described above, the problem is to make the handle of the motor plate become loose during use. This makes the license plate number could interfere with the rear wheels spin, and increases the risk of accidents.

Ducati are fully responsible for this problem and will make repairs carried out free of charge for every Diavel owner. Ducati dealers will replace the chain cover with the latest version of the inserted steel.
7:17 PM | 0 comments

Honda Vision 110

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Friday, July 8, 2011 | 8:02 PM

Honda will soon launch a new scooter product in August. Honda's latest scooter was named Honda Vision 110.

This 110cc scooter engine capacity, incorporating a unique concept to replace the previous scooter products, Lead 110. Vision 110 scooter has also been designed as a daily vehicle that combines performance with fuel-efficient. Comfort for rider and pillion as well as storage space capacity at competitive prices.

Honda Vision scooter featuring ergonomic features like height benches are carved up to 760mm high so it creates a lot of wiggle room for the legs.

Vision also has designed a fuel consumption of 50.2km / l (140mpg) from four-stroke 110cc engine with PGM-FI injection engine and electric start.

This scooter also displays the telescopic forks and hydraulic damping for a smooth ride while the Combine Braking System (CBS) provides optimum braking in all conditions.

Vision 110 will be released to the market at a price of 1800 pounds and will be available in several colors i.e., Pearl Procyon Black, Boss Grey Metallic, Pearl White, Candy Lucid Red and Candy Aluja Blue.
8:02 PM | 0 comments

BMW's New Colors

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 | 8:25 PM

All variants of the BMW Motorrad issued at the height of competition. BMW chose not to present new products, but do renewals for its superior models.

For example, the F800GS will be stepping into the 2012 model is technically unchanged, or follow Husqvarna Nuda 900cc version. But BMW gives F800GS a trophy with blue and white paint scheme.

On the other hand R1200GS get a lot of new colors to choose from, like Lupin Blue and Silver Titan, while the Adventure version comes with a color Alpine White, Triple Black or Magma Red.

In addition, we will also see R1200RT in new color next year. BMW offers three color schemes Fluid Grey, Light Magnesium / Beige and Midnight Blue.

F800ST and K1300 motorcycle also get a new paint scheme complements the previous color choices, which is the gray and black. However, K1300R will remain available one color, which is Acid Green.

As for S1000RR and F650GS, no plan anything this year. This allows in 2012 BMW will deliver a shock to some of the latest updates on the color of its products.

8:25 PM | 0 comments