We are at the last few months of 2021 and as an annual tradition, the best Motorcycling companies have prepared some interesting news to surprise us. This year was marked by the outbreak of the famous Euro5 Regulation, which among other news, reduces the volume the other bikes have with the former Regulation.
Next year, 2022, is full of big news with highly improved versions, both in tech and looks. Warning! Many of you will turn green with envy after reading this article and some will definitely find their dream and long expected bike. Let us being, shall we fellows?
Fifty years ago, Ducati presented its first air-cooled twin-cylinder engine, for the Ducati 750 GT in 1971. The new Ducati Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro 2022 represents a tribute to this epic model reintroducing it with a flashy yellow painting ‘Giallo Ocra’ that was previously used in 450 Desmo Mono and 750 Sport in 1972. Its bold retro style is highlighted particularly in its logotype (on its fuel tank) designed by Guigiaro in 1970-, the brown leather sit with their singular seams, the dark radios or round mirrors. The new Scrambler it’s equipped with a 1.079cc engine with 86 hp, as the one we can find in a 1100 Dar Pro.
Love it or hate it! The Sportster S will caught everyone’s attention. Formerly known as Custom 1250, the Harley will incorporate a Revolution Max 1252cc engine of 122c hp with 227 kg. The Sportster S completely abandons the traditional line of design and incorporates sophistication and technology that allows it to adapt with the new Euro5 Regulation. The combination between a Bobber and a Flat Track, has little much to do with the original Sportset however it does stand out its aggressive and pure custom driving style.
The BMW beast continues to introduce newer versions with the arrival of the R 18 B and the Transcontinental into the motorcycling market. These two new versions, ideal for road trips, uses the base of the R 18 to add a completed equipment, as for the original Marshall’s sound system. The new versions are, without a question, oriented for customers who enjoy travelling.
Price: 29.900€ (BMW R 18 B) / 31.400€ (Trancontinental)
The Modern Classic market is still booming and Kawasaki is aware of this. The Z65ORS adds a classic style to the A2 License with the already familiar twice-cylinder engine with 646cc and the power of 68 hp. The Z650RS design is brilliant with a marked retro style that highlights the fuel tank, round headlight and a bench seat. In addition, it includes with led technology in all lights and a digital LCD screen.
Price: Not defined
Electric motorbikes are here to stay. Harley Davidson has decided to step up and create a whole new brand in this sector. The LiveWire One is the same Electric Bike that’s was launched 3 years ago under the H-D Live Wire denomination, but with some minor modifications on its tech and looks. The two strongest points that we can find are it’s 80% charge in 40 minutes and a significant price reduction.
Price: 21.999$ (EEUU)
Royal Enfield is bringing back one of its most iconic models for it’s 120 Anniversary. The new Classic 250 has 20,5 hp and portrays the perfect vintage bike for A2 License riders. This retro-modern model also introduces certain modern touches as for the LCD screen combined with an analogic velocimeter and a USB port to charge our devices.
Price: Not defined
The new Triumph outstands for its strong RR style combined with a really cool retro-elegant touch. The Speed 1200 RR replaces the double headlights perceived in the Naked model for a stylish round LED headlight with a DRL system. This bike is by far the most radical model you will find in this article, it has 180 hp and weights 199 kg. The marked British style is transmitted in this elegant motorcycle with a vintage look , which will attract (a lot) the attention.
Rumor has it that Honda might be considering replacing the Honda CRF250 for the Africa Twin 250, by capitalizing the push and the great publicity of the epic model from the Japanese Company. The CRF50 still hasn’t received the expected acceptance from the public and this push will just give them what it takes to create a bestseller. The Trail style and its name of this potential new model may attract attention from the public, especially License A2 drivers.