ALL-NEW YAMAHA MT-07
The MT story continues for 2014 as Yamaha announce the launch of the all-new MT-07, an agile roadster with exciting torque levels that reinforces Yamaha’s expanding MT line-up. Its overall style, emotional engine character and engaging qualities fit perfectly into the ‘Dark Side of Japan’ MT family.
Featuring an all-new 689cc inline 2-cylinder engine producing strong torque, and equipped with a light and compact backbone-type tubular frame, the MT-07 is a sporty motorcycle that is clearly aimed at inspiring many riders throughout Europe by bringing fun, passion and excitement back to motorcycling at an affordable level.
With an engine derived from the awesome GSX-R750 and a chassis developed from Suzuki’s street-fighter heritage, the Suzuki GSR750 is a machine that combines dynamic styling and performance with an exhilarating and sporty ride. Not only does it look good from nose to tail, but it has an impressive specification to go with its visual appeal. The GSR750 is a machine that Suzuki’s engineers have tuned to produce broad low-end torque and dynamic mid-range power for strong acceleration and unmatched throttle response to give you a genuinely exciting ride. With its sporty handling and riding position, the Suzuki GSR750 gives an involved experience, as well as being designed to enhance comfort so that a wider range of riders can confidently get their feet on the floor. This is a truly unique machine that will deliver on many levels. Continue reading “Suzuki GSR750 ABS – derived from GSX-R750 – RM65k OTR”
Honda today unveiled the CTX700N naked model and the CTX700 model equipped with cowls at the International Motorcycle Show in Chicago as the first motorcycles embodying Honda’s new CTX (Comfort Technology Experience) concept.
The CTX series was developed from the new “Comfort Technology Experience” concept dreamed up by Honda. The CTX delivers maneuverability and comfort brought by coupling a low center of gravity with less tiring low-vibration characteristics to realize an uninterrupted stress-free ride even as the distance adds up. Excellence in both stability and cornering offers users quiet and stable high-speed cruising. On top of this, the super-controllable engine characteristics found in the CTX series realize a smooth launch, speed changes and decelerating combined with smooth power response. Honda has thus achieved a level of comfort never experienced before through its pursuit of super-controllability accomplished by the best-fitting engine characteristics for every condition. Continue reading “Honda Announces the CTX700N and CTX700 – Comfort Technology Experience”
Kuala Lumpur, 16 January 2013 – Boon Siew Honda is leading the industry with a revolutionary way to ride through the introduction of the new NC700X and NC700S models.
According to Mr Satoshi Okada, Managing Director and Chief Executive Offcer of Boon Siew Honda, the NC700 series, which consists of NC700X, NC700S and Integra (NC700D), reflect the company’s effort to introduce different categories of riding excitement to the local market, namely Naked Style, Fun-crossover and Mid Concept.
A ‘New Concept Crossover’ designed for both city commute and off-road motoring
Boon Siew Honda has silently updated their website with the newcomer in their lineup, the Honda Integra. This Integra is a maxi scooter with 670cc 2-cylinder engine that can provide 38.1kW at 6,250 RPM and 62Nm of pulling power at 4,750 RPM. This bike is absolutely larger than the recently launched Honda PCX 150. One of the interesting features that can be found on this maxi scooter is the 2nd generation of 6-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) from Honda. Previously, this type of DCT has been used on Honda DN-01, but that is the 1st generation. Based on the power of this bike, it can be a logical choice for executives who wants to escape from traffic but thinks that the Honda PCX 150 is not powerful enough. Anyway, at RM64,688, we need to think twice about it since that is almost 6 times the price of the PCX. Maybe you think 6 times, before buying this bike, but at least, you’ll have a choice. This kind of bikes reminds me of Yamaha T-Max which is very popular in Europe since the regulations there needs the scooter or bike to have more than 150cc engine to be legal to be taken to highway. In Malaysia, this kind of maxi scooter is almost non-existant, only recently being introduced by Sym Maxsym 400i (UPDATE: There is the market for maxi scooter in Malaysia. There is BMW C600 and C650GT, Gilera GP500 and Nexus 50, Piaggio MP3 and Xevo 400. Yamaha T-Max, Suzuki Burgman and others are also available via parallel import. Thanks to reader JalanJalan for the info). For Honda to bring this bike to Malaysia is a brave action by itself and I know they are trying to wins the hearts of the riders again in Malaysia. Well, this makes me happy. 8 more pictures after the jump: Continue reading “Honda Integra 700cc Dual Clutch Transmission Maxi Scooter on Boon Siew Honda Malaysia website – RM64,688”
RM59,999 for an Italian superbike is absolutely attractive. That is the price including insurance. I’m WOWed! It is not easy to find superbike with this kind of allure and history at this price point. I personally would like to thank to Naza World for being able to bring this Italian model to Malaysia. Continue reading “2012 Ducati Monster 795 Unveiled – RM59,999 OTR!”
I’m waiting for the pictures and more infos about this Ducati Monster 795 which is currently in unveiling at Lot 10, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I snapped some pictures from the live stream so you can get the idea what this bike look in general.