2018 New Motorbikes and Scooters

Motorbike Trends In 2018

So far 2018 is looking like a year of modern cafe racers, colour TFT dashes, LED lighting and cornering ABS upgrades, while the higher end bikes are getting up/down quickshifters and cornering lights.

Notable new motorbikes for 2018 include the stylish Honda CB125R, groundbreaking Yamaha NIKEN three wheeler, retro Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe Racer and the new Honda Goldwing.

2018 New Motorbikes and Scooters

We know 2017 was a year of unprecedented change in the bike market as manufacturers dropped or modded their bikes to meet the new Euro 4 regulations but some of the models got a stay of execution under the "End of Series" loophole so there will a few more changes, swaps and drops to look out for this year. So, let's have a look at what 2018 has in store!

New 2018 Bikes and Scooters

Sporty Nakeds

Check out our top ten sporty naked bikes.

Honda CB125R

£3,950

Naked and retroish version of the CBR125R, cool LED lights and small funky exhaust

 

Honda CB300R

£4,430

Retroish and naked version of the CBR300R with cool LED lights

     

Suzuki SV650X

£6,000

SV650 with new adjustable fork, cafe racer headlight cowl/smoked screen, low clip on bars, ribbed seat and custom paint

   

Yamaha MT-07

£6,350

New headlight, bodywork, seat, mudguard and suspension

     

KTM 790 Duke

£8,500

799cc parallel twin with all the toys

   
     

Ducati Monster 821

£10,100

TFT dash, new light, gear indicator, new tail

 

Yamaha MT-09 SP

£9,000

MT-09 with Ohlins rear shock, inverted dash and SP colour scheme

     

Yamaha NIKEN

£13,500

The adorable MT-09 / Tricity love child

 

Honda CB1000R

£11,230

+16% power, +5% torque, shorter gearing, 12kg lighter, more compact, slipper clutch, ride modes and +20% power:weight

Triumph Speed Triple S

£11,350

Colour TFT dash, backlit controls and minor engine updates

 

Triumph Speed Triple RS

£13,250

Colour TFT dash, cornering ABS, keyless ignition, extra dash modes, Ohlins suspension and Arrow silencers

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Retro Bikes

Check out our top ten retro bikes and top ten cafe racers.

Honda Monkey

Honda Monkey

£TBC (probably around £3,200)

New monkey styled bike based on the Honda Grom

   

Lexmoto Tempest

£2,000

Stylish, cheap and well equipped scrambler for all your learner needs

     

Kawasaki Z900RS

£9,900 - £10,200

Retro 110bhp version of the Z900, LED lights, funky dash

 

Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe

£10,350

Z900RS with cafe headlight fairing, lower bars/mirrors and lower seat with styled hump at the back

     

Ducati Scrambler Street Classic

£8,450

Classic with a black seat, front fender from the Icon and plate holder from the Racer

 

Ducati Scrambler 1100

£10,700

The Scrambler's bigger brother with more power, cornering ABS, rider modes and traction control

     

Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special

£11,500

Wire spoked wheels, Chromed exhaust, lower black bars and plush seat

 

Ducati Scrambler 1100 Sport

£12,300

Ohlins suspension, plush seat, low black bars and custom paint job

     

Triumph Bobber Black

£11,650

Blacked out Bobber, LED lights, cruise control, 16" wheels, improved fork/brakes

 

Triumph Speedmaster

£11,650

Bobber based new Speedmaster, LED lights, cruise control

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Tourers

Check out our top ten sports tourers.

Yamaha Tracer 900

£9,250

New bodywork, seat, swingarm and loads of tweaks

 

Yamaha Tracer 900 GT

£10,650

New Tracer 900 with panniers, colour TFT dash, quickshifter, heated grips and better suspension

     

Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX

£15,100

H2 with increased range, more torque, comfy riding position and tall screen

 

Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX SE

£18,100

Green, LED cornering lights, quickshifter, colour TFT dash, centre stand, heated grips

     

BMW K1600 Grand America

£22,150

K1600 Bagger with top box, footboards, engine bars, tall screen and reverse gear

   

Honda Goldwing

£26,700 / £29,700 (DCT)

Completely new engine / chassis / suspension, much lighter, more power, more toys

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Adventure Bikes

Check out our top ten adventure motorbikes and our top ten off-road adventure bikes.

Triumph Tiger 800 XR

£9,100

Minor updates, new wheels, USB socket

 

Triumph Tiger 800 XRX

£10,550

XR plus TFT dash, LED running light, new screen, new exhaust

     

Triumph Tiger 800 XRT

£12,050

XRX plus backlit controls, TFT screen, 5 riding modes, adjustable suspension

 

Triumph Tiger 800 XCX

£11,250

TFT dash, LED running light, riding modes, USB socket

     

Triumph Tiger 800 XCA

£12,450

XCX plus LED headlight, TFT dash, 5 riding modes

   
     

BMW F750GS

£7,950

Completely new bike, power up, weight up, restricted F850GS engine.

 

BMW F850GS

£9,400

Completely new bike, power up, weight up, upside down fork.

     

Honda Africa Twin

£11,210

New dash, improved mid-range, lighter Lithium battery, improved pegs, 4 riding modes, 7 level traction control and better sound from a new exhaust.

 

Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports

£12,600 (£13,550 with DCT)

5.4 litre larger tank, +50mm seat height, +20mm travel, taller screen, engine bars, heated grips and larger belly pan

 
     

Yamaha XT1200ZE Super Ténéré Raid Edition

£15,550

Panniers, belly pan, LED fog lights, Carbon side panels, wind deflectors and tall screen

 

Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro

£19,000

Enduro with engine bars, LED fog lights, Termignoni exhaust and off-road tyres

     

Triumph Tiger 1200 XR

£12,200

Lighter, electric screen, new wheels, cruise control and off-road riding mode

 

Triumph Tiger 1200 XRX

£14,150

XR plus colour TFT dash, electric screen, lighter, new ride modes and low version

     

Triumph Tiger 1200 XRT

£16,150

XRX plus Arrow exhaust and LED fog lights standard, new TFT dash, cornering lights, quickshifter

 

Triumph Tiger 1200 XCX

£14,950

New TFT dash, keyless start, electric screen, black spokes and 5kg lighter

     

Triumph Tiger 1200 XCA

£16,950

XCX plus new TFT dash, Arrow exhaust, keyless start, quickshifter, 10kg lighter

   

Ducati Multistrada 1260

£14,300

New 1,262cc Testastretta DVT engine, new pannier mounts, longer swingarm, lighter wheels

     

Ducati Multistrada 1260 S

£17,200

Cornering lights, hi-res TFT dash, lighter wheels, up/down quickshifter

 

Ducati Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak

£20,800

Ohlins suspension, forged wheels, Termignoni exhaust, Carbon bits

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Sports Bikes

Check out our top ten sports bikes.

Kawasaki Ninja 400

£5,250 / £5,400

Ninja 300 replacement, more power, lots more torque, less fuel capacity, LED lights, new fairing/wheels

   

Ducati 959 Panigale Corse

£15,900

Ohlins suspension/damper, Akrapovic exhaust with Titanium mufflers, lighter Lithium-ion battery for 2.5kg off the weight

     

Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R SE

£18,950

Super fast Showa electronic suspension, forged Marchesini wheels and up/down quickshifter

 

Ducati Panigale V4

£19,250

New V4 engine, 211bhp, new chassis, controlled drift

     

Ducati Panigale V4 S

£23,900

Ohlins suspension and steering damper, 3kg lighter, Marchesini forged wheels

   

Ducati Panigale V4 Speciale

£35,000

Racing exhaust/screen/pegs/levers, 15bhp more, special paint scheme, Alcantara seat, Carbon mudguards/covers, GPS data logger, 1500 units

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Scooters

Check out our top ten step-through scooters and top ten maxi scooters.

Lexmoto Chieftain

Lexmoto Chieftain

£2,000

New model with dual discs, combined brakes and LED indicators

   
     

Honda PCX125

£2,900

New frame, bodywork, lights, wheels, dash and rear shocks. Power up 1bhp.

 

Peugeot Belville 125

£3,100

16" front wheel, LED running lights, ABS at the front, sporty RS version available

     

Yamaha X-MAX 125

£4,550

LED lights, traction control, keyless start, new look

 

Honda Forza 300

£TBC

All new design, lighter, traction control, larger wheels, LED lighting, higher seat

     

BMW C400X

£TBC

High spec 350cc scooter with optional colour TFT dash and fibre optic DRL

   

Yamaha X-MAX 400

£6,000

LED lights, less weight, more power, traction control, keyless start

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