Aprilia Shiver 750 CKD now rolling out in Malaysia – 1st assembly outside Italy – RM43,888 (basic)

December 16th, 2014 10:41 pm by

1-Shiver 750 CKD_004A top-end model in the product range of Aprilia – one of the most successful brands in world motorcycle racing – is to be assembled in Malaysia as the result of a cooperation agreement between the Piaggio Group and NAZA Premira Sdn Bhd, the sole distributor for Aprilia bikes in Malaysia.

NAZA Premira launched the CKD (Completely Knocked Down) edition of the Aprilia Shiver 750 this morning, as it also announced that it would soon begin local assembly of the model at the NAZA manufacturing facility in Shah Alam in early 2015.

Malaysia will be the first country in which Aprilia has Shiver 750 assembly operations outside of Italy, however these units shall only be made available to the Malaysian market at this point in time. The assembly of the motorcycles will be carried out by NAZA Bikes Sdn Bhd whilst the distribution will be managed by NAZA Premira.

NAZA Premira is optimistic of the market response towards the Aprilia Shiver 750 CKD Edition and estimated to sell at least 600 units in 2015. In fact, the facility in Shah Alam is capable of producing 1,200 units in the initial year of operation.  NAZA Premira is looking to expand the production capacity in between 3,000 to 5,000 units in the long run if it needs to cater to the ASEAN region.  Read the rest of this entry »

2015 Masei 911 Robotech (Macross) helmets – ride with mecha style – USD359 (RM1,255)

December 14th, 2014 9:24 am by

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A Robotech (Macross) themed helmet with DOT certified criteria. Coming this 1st January 2015. I remember the anime when I was a kid. Now we all can relive the childhood memories with this helmet.

Price is USD359 (RM1,255) including worldwide shipping.  Read the rest of this entry »

Gallery: 2015 Yamaha MT-09 Tracer – the two souls of the Dark Side

December 13th, 2014 2:46 pm by

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Made for aggressive long distance riding, the Yamaha MT-09 Tracer is ready as the action tourer for your needs. It is still equipped with the same 3-cylinder 4-stroke  liquid-cooled DOHC 4-valves per cylinder engine that provides 115PS @ 10,000RPM. Torque rating also the same at 87.5 Nm @ 8,500 rpm. For longer distance riding, there is one changes to the MT-09 Tracer that is bigger fuel tank. MT-09 carries 14L capacity while this MT-09 Tracer brings it up to 18L, that is 4L extra fuel to makes you rides for longer distances.   Read the rest of this entry »

2015 Yamaha Exciter RC 150 – is this the 150LC? [UPDATED]

December 11th, 2014 12:20 pm by

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A clearer photo of the alleged 150LC (135LC in 150cc form) in yellow here is looking just a little different that the 135LC. We can easily recognise the wide fairing light and the wide body it have. Read the rest of this entry »

Honda CB750 Cafe Racer Italian built

December 10th, 2014 9:39 pm by

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A work of art by Vibrazioni (Vibrations) Art Design, a design firm from Italy, modded this Honda CB750 into a nice looking industrial cafe racer.

Rather than using shiny new metal sheet, Vibrazioni (Vibrations) Art Design chooses recycled material and painstakingly moulded it by hand to the shape and contours they need. The colour of the Pennzoil are actually the actual logo on the recycle oil barrel that they use to make the tank, front fairing and rear cowling. Read the rest of this entry »