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2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto Unveiled

2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto Unveiled

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Those who have been waiting for the arrival of this 2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto should be happy, because this bike will be unveiled in the first part of 2016. Just before the confirmation– some members of the auto world acquired the news that Europe would be the first place for its release. Despite some hurdles in one or two European countries that are experiencing crises – this bike seems to have a strong market not just in the Western world, but also the Eastern world, and across the whole globe. The main dealership for this bike will be in the U.S.A starting in February 2016. Some may have their personal name for this bike, but for riders – this vehicle remains one of the best and most reliable street fighters. If any brand defines their bikes as high-performance– that will always be part of this bike’s identity.

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Rumors spread at the EICMA (Milan International Motorcycle Event) about the Husqvarna 701 Supermoto series – since then, this bike has become a trending topic on the auto scene. If we compare it with the new breed that Honda recently revealed, the 2016 Honda Africa Twin series, the performance seem bigger for the Honda than the 701. However, as some wise experts have said, performance may be good, but design along with lightweight components can beat it. This analysis may relate to the weight of this bike and its ability to make a quick maneuver. The displacement for the 701 variant is around 690cc, with a liquid-cooled single cylinder that delivers 67 horsepower with 50 lb-ft of torque. Moreover, this vehicle will have the ride-by-wire feature with the six-speed transmission settings with the new high-tech feature – the Hydraulic APTC slipper clutch.

The details about the best features from the 2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto breed have not been released yet. We are still anticipating information about the riding modes mechanism that this vehicle will have to speed up and handle any off-road conditions. With three distinguished riding modes, including Standard, Soft, and Advanced – all riders will have an awesome time riding this bike. [Source: Husqvarna]

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2016 MV Agusta F3 RC 675 and 800 Announced

2016 MV Agusta F3 RC 675 and 800 Announced

2016 MV Agusta F3 RC Limited Edition - [source: mvagusta]

MV Agusta has recently announced the upcoming release of the 2016 MV AgustaF3 RC 675 and 800, photos released at the same time fuel rumors that a limited edition series will be released. Therefore, the estimated production for the RC 675 will be around 250 units, and the 800 variant will have 100 units available for the global market. As announced with the news about the series – both of these bikes are part of the replicas of the invention by Lorenzo Zanetti and Jules Cluzel as part of the WSS. Speaking of engineering, both of the bikes will have Inline-3 engines, titanium valves type, 4-valves per cylinder, and the Slipper Clutch. The details about engine capabilities for both varieties are impressive. The RC 675 will have the ability to deliver 128 horsepower at 14,500 RPM, and the 800 edition can heat up to 148 horsepower at 13,000 RPM.

2016 MV Agusta F3 RC Limited Edition - [source: mvagusta]

2016 MV Agusta F3 RC Limited Edition – [source: mvagusta]

Furthermore, both of the 2016 MV AgustaF3 RC 675 and 800 series have unique engine performance. During several tests at the MV Agusta facilities – the data shows that the RC 675 can speed up to 260 KPH while the 800 series has 270 KPH. All of the outstanding information that both bikes have under their belt is only an appetizer for this brand. In fact, there are plenty of new updates from this brand to show they have been making progress on their excellent performance goal. The electronics equipment will include the MVCIS, which stands for Motor & Vehicle Integrated Control System. The idea of this new mechanical technology is that the system controls the engine to have the ride-by-wire throttle management system.

Since the 2016 MV AgustaF3 RC 675 and 800 is an incredible bike – there are two accompanying features, they are the 8-stages traction control system along with ABS. In the suspension system, this vehicle will have 43mm of Marzocchi forks for the front end, and the rear end will use Sachs Monoshocks so that both of the suspensions have flexibility for adjustment.

 

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2016 Yamaha XSR700 Price

2016 Yamaha XSR700 Price

At this time, the retail price of the new 2016 Yamaha XSR700 is still an estimate, the numbers start at $7,500. The official fixed price will be set at the International Auto Event or on the official launch date. We can say that the Heritage side of Yamaha will move forward with this 2016 edition. Yamaha named this vehicle, “Faster Sons,” as its best label, and because – the name is based on its reliable, incomparable performance. To give all of the global worldwide fans excellent bikes – Yamaha chose Los Angeles as the home-based facilities, with the high-skilled engineer from Japan, Shinya Kimura. The style of this new breed is retro, with a mix of classic street vibe that pays homage to the XS650 edition.

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The retro details of the 2016 Yamaha XSR700 will also be noticeable in the seating material, which will be a two-textured leather. This seat is customizable with the bolt  located on the rear sub-frame. There are a huge number of high-quality parts on this vehicle that combining with its classic style. The front end will have old-school style headlights with an aluminum tank. This new XSR700 will have a light body, its total weight is around 186 kg. Each spec will be in carefully installed, which is why it has be Pirelli Phantom Tires. For riders who don’t want to be seated high on a bike – this motorcycle offers a low setting. The displacement provides the 700cc with Inline 2 cylinders engine.

We might wonder if the new 2016 Yamaha XSR700 can satisfy professional riders’ tastes. The answer will be yes, indeed, and we can see plenty of professional grade equipment that Yamaha has included in this XSR700 edition. This future bike series will have special highlights, such as the 270-degree crank for solid and uncompromising acceleration and traction. And last but not least – there are two color variations that Yamaha will provide, Forest Green and Garage Metal. (via Motorcycle.com)

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