Ducati 1199 Panigale /S /Tricolore /R
$17,995 /$22,995 /$27,995 /$29,995
Engine L-C 8V 1198 V-twin | Seat Height 32.5 in. | Wheelbase 56.6 in.
All 1199 models have updated engine mapping this year. The S, Tricolore and R models feature forged wheels and Öhlins DES electronically adjustable suspension; Tricolore adds performance exhaust and tricolor livery, while the R model has ABS (a $1000 option for the standard and S models), exhaust, an adjustable swingarm pivot, carbon bits and lightweight engine internals.
Ducati Diavel /Dark /Carbon
$18,995 /$17,695 /$20,495
Engine L-C 8V 1198 V-twin | Seat Height 30.3 in. | Wheelbase 62.6 in.
Ducatis power cruiser returns in three versions for 13. The standard model is available in red or blue (shown here), while the Dark is a blacked-out and lower-priced alternative. The Carbon model adds forged aluminum Marchesini wheels and carbon fiber tank panels, seat cover and front fender. All three Diavel models feature ABS and Ducati Traction Control as standard.
Ducati Multistrada 1200 /S Touring /S Pikes Peak /Granturismo
$16,995 /$19,995 /$21,995 /$21,995
Engine L-C 8V 1198 V-twin | Seat Height 33.5 in. | Wheelbase 60.2 in.
Ducatis four bikes in one Multistrada receives some engine updates this year, but the big news is the addition of DSS, semi-active Sachs Ducati Skyhook Suspension, to the S models. The S Touring model adds side luggage, and the S Pikes Peakcelebrating the Multistradas three victories in the prestigious hill-climb eventhas carbon bits and Termignoni exhaust.
Ducati 848 EVO /Corse SE
Engine L-C 8V 849 V-twin | Seat Height 32.6 in. | Wheelbase 56.3 in.
Joining the Ducati Superbike world has never been so thrilling, Ducati says of the 848, and we have to agree. The Corse Special Edition of the 848 EVO has an Öhlins shock, slightly larger front brake discs, and sheds a few pounds with the addition of a larger aluminum fuel tank; note also the stunning Development Team color scheme.
Ducati Streetfighter 848 $13,295
Engine L-C 8V 849 V-twin | Seat Height 33.0 in. | Wheelbase 58.1 in.
Our man Bradley called the Streetfighter 848 exactly what the average rider needs, after riding it at the press intro in Italy when it was introduced last year. With real-world ergonomics and friendly, usable engine power from the 848 Testastretta 11-degree engine, It really is a knockout punch. Its available in red and dark stealth for 13.
Ducati Hyperstrada $13,295
Engine L-C 8V 821 V-twin | Seat Height 33.5 in. | Wheelbase 59.1 in.
The Hypermotard 1100 and 796 have been replaced with all new models utilizing an 821cc liquid-cooled Testastretta engine and a new trellis frame. Ducati calls the new Hyperstrada a crossover between motard and touring; as such, it has more suspension travel, a higher windscreen, touring seat, side luggage, a centerstand, engine guard and a higher-output generator.
Ducati Hypermotard /SP
Engine L-C 8V 821 V-twin | Seat Height 34.2 in./35.0 in. | Wheelbase 59.1 in.
Two models of the all-new 821cc Hypermotard are available for 13: The standard model has Ducatis Safety Pack with ABS, DTC and riding modes, while the SP adds a 50mm Marzocchi fork (with slightly more travel), Öhlins shock, Marchesini forged aluminum wheels and some carbon parts. Many of the Hyperstrada parts are available as optional accessories.
Ducati Monster 1100 EVO
Engine A-C 4V 1078 V-twin | Seat Height 31.9 in. | Wheelbase 57.1 in.
Ducati is celebrating 20 years of the popular Monster family this year. All three models are available in special 20th Anniversary paint schemes (adding $500), in addition to the popular Monster Art series of bodywork panels. ABS and DTC combine for the Ducati Safety Pack, which is available as standard on the 1100 EVO.
Ducati Monster 796
Engine A-C 4V 803 V-twin | Seat Height 31.5 in. | Wheelbase 57.1 in.
Ducati calls this the urban icon of the family, combining the user-friendliness of the 696 with the sporting character of the 1100 EVO. ABS is standard equipment, and the 796 is available in black, white, traditional Ducati red and the 20th Anniversary paint scheme (add $500) as well as the various Monster Art options.
Ducati Monster 696
Engine A-C 4V 696 V-twin | Seat Height 30.3 in. | Wheelbase 57.1 in.
The entry-level Monster features a low seat height, ABS as standard, and is available in the same colors as the 796. The 20th Anniversary scheme shown here, which adds $500 to the MSRP, includes the bronze-colored frame, gold- and grey-finished components, 90s-styled mirrors and seat fabric as well as retro logos on the tank and seat cover.
Honda VFR1200F /DCT
Engine L-C 16V 1237 V-four | Seat Height 32.1 in. | Wheelbase 60.8 in.
The futuristic VFR is available in this Metallic Black this year, and is otherwise unchanged. A selection of sport-touring-oriented accessories include saddlebags, top box, tank bag, a three-position adjustable windscreen, heated grips, lower seat, a centerstand and a wind deflector set. ABS is standard equipment, while the second-generation Dual Clutch Transmission is an option.
Honda CBR1000RR /ABS
Engine L-C 16V 999 Inline-Four | Seat Height 32.3 in. | Wheelbase 55.5 in.
The liter-class CBR had a significant update with new wheels, suspension and bodywork last year, and also celebrated its 20th anniversary. For 13 the standard model is available in this stunning white/blue/red combination, as well as solid solid red or a Repsol Edition, while the ABS model - featuring Hondas excellent electronically controlled Combined-ABSis available in black.
Honda CBR600RR /ABS
Engine L-C 16V 599 Inline-Four | Seat Height 32.3 in. | Wheelbase 53.9 in.
Hondas updated middleweight features a redesigned ram-air intake system and improved ECU settings for more midrange power and improved throttle response, an updated rear shock, Showa Big Piston Fork, and updated aerodynamics based on the companys MotoGP knowledge. The standard model is available in red, white/blue/red and a Repsol Edition, ABS model in black.
Engine L-C 16V 998 Inline-Four | Seat Height 32.1 in. | Wheelbase 56.9 in.
According to Honda, Whether you call it a naked bike, a street fighter or a race bike in civilian clothes, the CB1000R serves as an all-around high-performance motorcycle thats ready to take you where you want to go. With European-inspired styling and literbike performance, we wont argue with that. For 13 its available in this Cool Pearl White color.
Honda CB1100 /ABS $9999/$10,999
Engine A-C 16V 1140 Inline-Four | Seat Height 31.3 in. | Wheelbase 58.7 in.
Available in Japan (and very popular) since 10, the retro CB is an all-new model for the U.S. this year. Featuring an 1140cc air-cooled engine, twin-shock suspension and 18-inch cast wheels, this bike may recall the classic Honda supersport models but performance is totally up to date with EFI and optional ABS. Its available in this stunning Candy Red color this year.
Honda NC700X /DCT
Engine L-C 8V 670 Inline-Twin | Seat Height 32.7 in. | Wheelbase 60.6 in.
Hondas innovative New Concept model shares some technology with the automotive division of the company and is offered in the U.S. in its adventure form. Interesting features include an underseat fuel tank and a large storage compartment in the fuel tanks conventional position. The DCT model adds Hondas Dual Clutch Transmission as well as Combined ABS.
Honda CBR500R /ABS
Engine L-C 8V 500 Inline-Twin | Seat Height 30.9 in. | Wheelbase 55.5 in.
The perfect stepping-stone for riders moving up from the entry-level CBR250R, the all-new CBR500R features a liquid-cooled parallel twin-cylinder engine, light and nimble handling, sportbike looks and riding position, and optional ABS. The standard model is available in Black, Pearl White/Blue/Red, while both standard and ABS versions are available in red.
Honda CB500F /ABS
Engine L-C 8V 500 Inline-Twin | Seat Height 30.9 in. | Wheelbase 55.5 in.
The naked version of the new 500 has minimal bodywork along with a slightly more upright riding position than the R model. The engine in all three 500s has fuel injection, DOHC and four valves per cylinder, while a counterbalancer keeps things smooth. The CB500F comes in Black (ABS only) or Pearl White (ABS and non-ABS models).
Honda CB500X /ABS
Engine L-C 8V 500 Inline-Twin | Seat Height 31.9 in. | Wheelbase 55.9 in.
The third of the new 500s is this adventure model that offers even more upright ergonomics, an adjustable windscreen, larger fuel tank and more suspension travel; a host of accessories are also offered. Check Late Braking in this issue for more details on all three 500s. The X is offered in Matte Black Metallic for ABS and non-ABS models.
Honda CBR250R /ABS
Engine: L-C 4V 249 Single | Seat Height: 30.5 in. | Wheelbase 53.9 in.
This single-cylinder beginner bike has proven quite popular and brought more emphasis to the class, which is a good thing. Available in standard and ABS versions, both are available in black, red or white/blue/red paint schemes. Only the non-ABS model is available in the Repsol livery shown here, which adds $400 to the price.