2015 Yamaha Jupiter MX King 150 arriving to Indonesia – the 150LC or Exciter RC for the rest of us

March 6th, 2015 9:54 pm by

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Yamaha Indonesia has moved forward to bring its most awaited 150cc moped that is the Yamaha Jupiter MX King to its dealership earlier than the actual launching date which on next week.
First, Yamaha has released the bike in Vietnam with the name of Exciter 150. The Exciter comes in two version with is the RC and the other one in the iconic Yamaha racing livery that is the GP version. Read the rest of this entry »

Kawasaki Ninja RR Special Edition in Indonesia – 28hp 2-stroke 150cc

March 4th, 2015 9:33 am by

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A great design for a great 2-stroke bike. This bike has been introduced in 2012 and is made only for Indonesian market. The RR has been improved to make it slimmer and follows the design language of the Ninja 250 with that headlight. It is one of the best looking 2-stroke ever. Also available in orange.  Read the rest of this entry »

2015 Honda Civic Type-R officially unveiled – 310PS VTEC Turbo hot hatch

March 3rd, 2015 7:01 pm by

2015-Honda-Civic-Type-R-004After a five year wait, 2015 sees the arrival of the world’s most keenly anticipated hot hatch, the Honda Civic Type R. Billed as a ‘race car for the road’, the all-new Civic Type R will set new standards in the high-performance front-wheel drive hatchback segment.

The production version of Honda’s latest hot hatch icon is revealed for the first time at the 85th Geneva Motor Show (5 to 15 March; Stand 4250, Hall 4), and more images of the car can be viewed at: www.hondanews.eu/gb

Type R vehicles have garnered a cult following around the world and the new model more than lives up to the high expectations. A world-first application of Honda’s new 2.0 litre VTEC TURBO engine, aggressive function-led styling, and pioneering new chassis technologies combine to deliver one of the most immersive and rewarding driving experiences available in any sector.

The new 2015 Civic Type R will be powered by the most extreme and high-performing engine in the 22-year history of the red ‘H’ badge, signalling the start of a new performance era for the Honda brand.  Read the rest of this entry »

2015 Kawasaki Z250 livery in Japan

March 1st, 2015 11:48 am by

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Japan has  updated the livery for its two-cylinder naked bike that is the Z250. It also nice to see that Kawasaki has implemented the ABS for the Z250. There are 2 colour that receive the Special Edition that is Yellow and Lime Green. Both of the SE version gets the ABS while there is also the normal version that comes with or without ABS. There is no change in the engine and chassis. Did you really notice the different as compared to the 2014 Z250 livery? Check out 17 more high resolution pictures after the jump:  Read the rest of this entry »

Rossi Continues Form as Storm Disrupts First Day of Second Sepang Test

February 24th, 2015 9:34 am by

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After two weeks of analyzing data, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo have returned to the Sepang International Circuit for the start of the second official three-day pre-season test. Despite the difficult track and weather conditions the teammates were able to finish today’s session in first and fifth respectively.

Rossi was up for the challenge of repeating his strong ride of two weeks ago. He needed little time to get back into the swing of things and was quick to take over the top spot from his teammate at the start of the eight-hour long session. As the temperature started rising the pace of the field picked up, but the Doctor was quick to respond and cruised back to the top the leader board with an impressive 2’00.414s lap, which kept him sitting on top for the rest of the session.

Teammate Lorenzo had a more challenging start to the second Sepang test. Though he briefly topped the leaderboard with a 2’02.099s lap, he struggled to find the good setup for the slippery asphalt. The Spaniard was pleased with his YZR-M1’s gearbox update and made the most of the available testing time by putting in a total of 51 laps. During his multiple stints he worked on improving the setting and set a best time of 2’01.162s, putting him in fifth place just +0.748s behind Rossi.

Both riders took a break in the afternoon until the worst of the heat passed before returning to the track, but the dry track conditions weren’t to last. Rain flags signaling an approaching thunderstorm were raised and soon the fickle Malaysian weather struck the Sepang circuit.

Not wanting to let the last precious hour of testing time go to waste, Rossi and Lorenzo decided to brave the pouring rain to test their wet setup until, with 30 minutes remaining, the red lights came on, ending the session.

The change in weather meant Rossi and Lorenzo were unable to improve their times and they finished in first and fifth place respectively.  Read the rest of this entry »