Most exciting new road bikes of 2017

New Norton V4 RR

Revealed just this week, the Norton V4RR promises to be on of the most exciting premium bikes of 2017.

  • New carbon fibre bodywork, wheels (SS model) and fuel tank
  • Brand new Norton V4 engine (British built)
  • HD dashboard with rear-view camera
  • Developed with R&D from the TT


Price: £28,000 (SS) – £44,000 (RR)

Power: 200bhp @ 12,500rpm

Torque: 95.88ftlb @ 10,000rpm

Dry weight: 179kg

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Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade 2017

A long-awaited update to the famous Honda Fireblade, the CBR1000RR boasts some impressive stats (such as 14% improved power to weight ratio) and improvements to compete with the more functional competition.


Price: £12,995 – £13,500 (predicted starting price)

Power: 189bph

Torque: 85.6ftlb @ 13,000rpm

Dry weight: 196kg

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Honda CBR650F 2017

More power and a MotoGP-style exhaust meet the new CBR650F from Honda, as well as impressive fuel consumption figures at a claimed 59.3mpg.


Price: N/A

Power: 89.8bhp

Dry weight: 208kg

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Kawasaki Z1000r 2017

An aggressive styling update for the much-loved Z1000r


Price: To be announced at Motorcycle Live 2017

Power: 139bph @ 10,000 rpm

Dry weight: 221kg

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Triumph Bonneville Bobber

An interesting and stunning new addition to the Triumph range, looking to capitalise on the latest bobber fashion trend.


Key facts are currently unknown, but you can sign up for notifications from Triumph here.

Ducati 1299 Panigale Superleggera 2017

A 215bhp, 167kg rocket, the 1299 Panigale Superleggera from Ducati promises to be one of the most explosive bikes of 2017, setting a high (and expensive) benchmark for the competition.


The most powerful twin-cylinder production bike ever.

Price: A lot (to be revealed!)
Power: 215bhp
Weight: 167kg

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Ducati Monster 979 2017

Ducati are looking back to the roots of the Monster with their 2017 979 model, with an air-cooled 2-valve engine.

HyperFocal: 0

Price: £7895
Power: 75bhp
Weight: 193kg

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Ducati have also launched new 1200 and 1200s Monster models, as well as a new, lower powered Multistrada.

Ducati 2017 SuperSport

Ducati’s new 937cc sports bike targeted at the everyday rider, looking for a sporty blast with more comfort than a native supersports. Available in both a standard and ‘S’ model.


Price: $12,995 (USA price)
Power: 113bhp
Weight: 184kg

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Yamaha 2017 R6

A long overdue update to the iconic R6, taking styling from the stunning current R1 range, boasting all kinds of bells and whistles such as traction control and a quickshifter.


Yamaha are keeping the key stats to themselves for now, but you’ll be able to find the information here once available.

Yamaha MT-09 2017

With styling from it’s bigger brother, the MT-10, the new MT-09 looks much more aggressive than its predecessor.


Price: £7486
Power: 115bhp
Weight: 193kg (wet)

Suzuki GSX-R1000 2017

The wait is finally over for the GSXR fans, with an increase of bhp from 189,9 to 199 as a result of a completely re-worked engine with impressive electronics.


Price: To be revealed at Motorcycle Live
Power: 199.9bhp
Weight: Unknown

KTM 1290 Super Adventure R

An interesting addition to the KTM range with a truly mad engine within.


Price: £16,200+
Power: 160bhp
Weight: 229kg

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