New Motorcycles Of 2020
Another year and another round of motorcycles to ogle. Whether the motorcycle will be fine tuned to squeeze out additional horsepower, optimized for more creature comforts, have improvements made to the styling, or just a simple addition of another colorway, we cannot help but look forward to even the minor updates that the manufacturers will be applying to 2020 motorcycles. By category, we have arranged a list of many of the recently announced or reviewed new motorcycles being released in the coming year.
2020 Cruisers - Yamaha VMAX
The 2020 Yamaha VMAX will turn heads with its muscular stance and make a raucous scene with its 170-plus-horsepower 1,679cc V-4 engine. But if stealth is your aim, you will be happy to note that this 100-pound-feet-of-torque producer is available in Matte Raven Black. The instrument gauge may be simple, but it will provide you with a huge shift light that will be valuable when you are revving it out around town. Keeping speed in check are the dual front brakes with six-piston radial-mount calipers.
2020 Cruisers - Harley-Davidson LiveWire, Low Rider S, Road Glide Limited, CVO Tri Glide, CVO Limited
Headlining the 2020 Harley-Davidson fleet is the long-anticipated LiveWire. The prototype of the LiveWire has been around for nearly half a decade. H-D was keen to get this motorcycle perfect before unleashing it on public roads, so we have to assume this is the best version of the coolest new electric motorcycle to come along in years. Other models from H-D include: the Low Rider S, Road Glide Limited, CVO Tri Glide, and CVO Limited. The Low Rider S is an up-spec and completely blacked-out version of the popular Low Rider. It features a motocross-style handlebar, forward controls, low 26.5-inch seat height, and a Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine. The Road Glide Limited is set up for touring with a frame-mounted fairing, 13.5-inch windshield, and Boom! Box GTS infotainment center with H-D Connect service. The huge Tour-Pak carrier system features three massive saddlebags and top case to haul your various personal items. The CVO lineup gets a badass paint job, unique custom components and hardware, plus a nice little performance boost. The big news is that for the first time in CVO history the Tri Glide has been added to the mix. The CVO Tri Glide is equipped with Daymaker Adaptive LED headlights, Kahuna collection grips, levers, pegs, and floorboards, Boom! Box GTS infotainment system, Audio 30K Bluetooth headset, H-D Connect, Tomahawk Cut Contrast Wheels, and your choice of two color combinations: Black/Red/Silver or White/Chrome.
LiveWire Price: $29,799–$30,149
Low Rider S Price: $17,999–$18,399
Road Glide Limited Price: $28,299–$30,499
CVO Tri Glide Price: $48,999
CVO Street Glide Price: $40,539
CVO Limited Price: $44,039
2020 Cruisers - Indian Scout Bobber Twenty And 100th Anniversary
Indian celebrates 100 years of the Scout with the Scout Bobber Twenty and the Scout 100th Anniversary. It features a mix of chrome and blacked-out finishes and an apehanger handlebar that delivers, according to Indian, “old-school bobber style with relaxed ergonomics.” Wire wheels and a floating saddle are also features. The Bobber Twenty will be available in three colors: Sagebrush Smoke, Burnished Metallic, and Thunder Black. The Scout 100th Anniversary pays homage to the original with its Indian Motorcycle Red color accented by gold trim. Black wire wheels, beach-style handlebar, a floating tan leather seat, luggage rack, color-matched Scout 100th-anniversary badge and various chrome finishes complete the look. Production of this latter model is limited to 750 units.
Indian Scout Bobber Twenty Price: $11,999–12,899
Indian Scout 100th Anniversary Price: $15,999
2020 Cruisers - Yamaha Bolt And Bolt R Spec
Yamaha’s air-cooled V-twin bobbers return for 2020. Both Bolt models are centered on their shared 942cc, air-cooled, 60-degree V-twin engine that utilizes electronic fuel injection, pent-roof combustion chambers, and lightweight forged aluminum pistons to produce gobs of usable power. Characteristics that make the Bolt a fan favorite among shorter beginner and intermediate riders is its low seat height, short-wheelbase chassis, and compact feel. The Bolt R-Spec improves upon the already capable Bolt with a set of twin piggyback rear shocks, 12-spoke cast alloy wheels, and more in-depth paint schemes.
Yamaha Bolt Price: $7,999
Yamaha Bolt R Spec Price: $8,399
2020 Cruisers - Indian Motorcycle Thunder Stroke Models
For 2020, the Springfield Dark Horse, Chieftain, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Limited, Chieftain Elite, Roadmaster, and Roadmaster Dark Horse are powered by a new 116ci air-cooled V-twin Thunder Stroke engine. The blacked-out Roadmaster Dark Horse (shown) rolls down the road on a 19-inch front wheel, decked with an open front fender. Your throne will be the extended-reach gun-fighter seat and you will have the comforts of heated grips and a mid-adjustable windscreen. A restyled Springfield Dark Horse gets the Jack Daniel’s Special Edition treatment with a set of 12-inch mini-apes and sporty seat. Indian’s premium motorcycle lineup gets a new edition by way of a Chieftain Elite which packs all the styling goodies of the other Elite models in the Chieftain platform. The Chief Dark Horse and Chief Vintage are getting treated to the Springfield chassis, which will provide improved handling and adjustable rear suspension. The Chief Dark Horse as well as the Springfield will also come standard with a 17-inch front wheel for improved stability.
Springfield Dark Horse Price: $22,499
Chieftain Dark Horse Price: $27,999
Roadmaster Dark Horse Price: $28,999
Chieftain Price: $21,999
Chieftain Limited Price: $27,999
Chieftain Elite Price: $34,999
Roadmaster Price: $29,999
2020 Cruisers - Suzuki C50, C50T, M109R B.O.S.S.
Suzuki’s 2020 heavy-duty cruiser, the Boulevard C50, will be offered in Candy Daring Red and Glass Sparkle Black paint with new graphics. Also making its return for 2020 is the C50T, the full-dress touring version of the C50. The T model gets an all-new Metallic Oort Gray paint scheme with new tank graphics. The M109R B.O.S.S. returns for 2020 with two new paint schemes: Pearl Glacier White/Glass Sparkle Black or Metallic Oort Gray/Glass Sparkle Black.
Boulevard C50/C50T Price: $8,299 / $9,599
M109R B.O.S.S. Price: $15,199
2020 Cruisers - Triumph Rocket 3 R And Rocket 3 GT
The 2020 Rocket 3 R and Rocket 3 GT musclebikes will be powered by the beefy all-new three-cylinder engine that displaces a massive 2,458cc. The Rocket 3 flaunts some of the latest electronics such as a five-axis Continental IMU that works with the traction control and cornering ABS and a new TFT instrumentation. Keyless ignition is also a modern feature. The front and rear tires are 150mm and 240mm respectively. Bringing the Rocket 3 to a stop are Brembo Stylema four-piston monoblock front brake calipers with 320mm discs and a Brembo M4.32 four-piston monoblock caliper and 300mm rotor. The GT is a little more comfort focused than the R with its pulled back handlebar and lower, plusher seat (29.5 versus 30.4 inches). The GT also includes a brushed aluminum passenger backrest that adjusts for height. Both Rockets feature aluminum frames and adjustable footpegs. Both iterations can come in Phantom Black and the R is also available in Korosi Red and the GT in a two-tone Silver Ice and Storm Grey with Korosi Red pinstriping.
Rocket 3 R Price: $29,100
Rocket 3 GT Price: $22,600
2020 Cruisers - Indian Motorcycle Challenger
Indian’s burly bagger for 2020 is the Challenger. Nestled in an aluminum frame is an all-new 122-horsepower-cranking liquid-cooled V-twin dubbed PowerPlus. Features of the Challenger include a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, power-operated windscreen, twin 100-watt speakers, LED lighting, keyless ignition, and 18-gallon waterproof saddlebags. Stepping up to the Dark Horse you will get blacked-out details and so-called Smart Lean technology which links the radially-mounted Brembo brakes and traction control to a six-axis Bosch system for lean angle-sensitive settings.
Challenger Price: $21,999
Challenger Dark Horse Price: $27,499
2020 Cruisers - Honda Rebel 300 And 500
The beginner-friendly Rebels, the 300 and 500 return for 2020. Clutch pull effort is now reduced by 30 percent thanks to the assist-slipper clutch. The front and rear suspension gets some attention as well with new forks featuring stiffer spring rates and oil levels and revised shocks, also with stiffer spring rates. A new instrument panel and LED lighting are also included in the Rebel packages.
Rebel 300 Price: $4,499
Rebel 500 Price: $6,199
2020 Cruisers - Arch KRGT-1
Arch’s 2020 power cruiser KRGT-1 includes a revised chassis with a new swingarm, suspension, brakes, and redesigned bodywork. Additional updates include an all-new front fairing that is redesigned to accept the all-new dash configuration as well as new J.W. Speaker Adaptive 2 headlamp. It will still run on the 124ci S&S V-twin engine that sips from the same 5-gallon fuel tank. Also carried over are the BST carbon fiber wheels and stainless steel exhaust system that ends with a Yoshimura carbon fiber muffler emblazoned with the Arch logo.
KRGT-1 Price: TBD
2020 Sportbikes - Aprilia RSV4 X
Limited to just 10 units, it may be too late to get Aprilia’s RSV4 X. The bike is built by hand, one at a time, by Aprilia Racing Factory technicians who meticulously equip this beautiful motorcycle with the latest technological advancements they have developed over the past decade of World Superbike and MotoGP competition. The X is equipped with the lightest hardware across the board, including forged magnesium Marchesini wheels, CNC-built billet aluminum components throughout, and complete carbon-fiber bodywork that results in a 364-pound motorcycle that pumps out no less than 225 hp from its V-4 engine. Aprilia also incorporated WSBK and MotoGP tech like the Aprilia No Neutral (ANN) transmission that situates neutral below the first gear, eliminating the long shift between first and second gear. Another WSBK-like feature are Brembo’s GP4-MS calipers that clamp down on a pair of 330mm rotors.
RSV4 X Price: $45,000
2020 Sportbikes - Yamaha YZF-R6 And YZF-R3
The 2020 YZF-R6 and YZF-R3 did not receive very many updates. The R6 will be available in three colorways including: Vivid Orange/Matte Raven Black, traditional Team Yamaha Blue, and Raven. ABS is included. The R3 is the beginner-friendly model of the R lineup and like the R6, not many changes are made from the previous model year aside from a revised price, colors, and the addition of the Monster Energy special edition (shown here). The price-point version comes without ABS to retail at $4,999 in Team Yamaha Blue. Versions with ABS are available in Matte Black, Matte Silver, and Team Yamaha Blue at an MSRP of $5,299.
YZF-R6 Price: $12,199
YZF-R3 Price: $4,999; $5,299 w/ ABS
2020 Sportbikes - Yamaha YZF-R1 And YZF-R1M
Unlike the minimal changes made to the R6 and the R3, the 2020 YZF-R1 and R1M receive evolutionary upgrades. The R1 updates include a new cylinder head, camshafts, and finger-follower rocker arms. Upgraded electronics include a ride-by-wire system built around the new Accelerator Position Sensor with Grip (APSG), which eliminates physical throttle cables and combines with the R1’s six-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU). A lighter Bosch ABS unit enables a new two-level-adjustable Cornering-ABS capability, as well as a new Engine Brake Management system adjustable to three levels of engine-braking force. The KYB fork is new with updated shim-stack internals, while the fully adjustable KYB shock has revised settings. For 2020, the R1M is upgraded with a premium Öhlins fork, a pressurized NPX version that uses a gas cylinder built into the fork’s axle bracket. The Öhlins shock receives optimized settings to complement the new fork. The R1M now features a carbon-fiber tail cowl to complement the existing M’s carbon passenger-seat cowl. It also receives all the upgrades of its 2020 R1 sibling, including engine, bodywork, electronics, and brake updates.
YZF-R1 Price: $17,399
YZF-R1M Price: $26, 099
2020 Sportbikes - Suzuki Katana
The pointed front fairing, square LED headlight, angular bodywork, upright riding position, silver bodywork help distinguish this bike as the Katana. The 2020 Katana will be powered by the 999cc, inline, four-cylinder engine pulled from the 2005–2008-generation GSX-R1000. The engine features a back torque-limiting slipper clutch and three drive modes. Further, other amenities include start-assist technology, ABS, radial-mount Brembo calipers, 310mm discs, 43mm KYB inverted fork, and adjustable rear shock. The rear of the bike is clean with a tidy taillight and license plate holder, and 4-into-1 exhaust.
Katana Price: $13,499
2020 Sportbikes - Kawasaki Ninja 650
From the front, the Ninja 650 appears to have styling cues of the snout from the Ninja 400 and ZX-6R. Continuing up you will notice the windscreen fits flush with the upper fairing. A 4.3-inch display connects you to the machine’s vitals and with Bluetooth capability and the Rideology app smartphone connectivity is possible, giving the rider access to the previously mentioned vitals as well as GPS-enabled route logging. Like before, the Ninja 650 is powered by a liquid-cooled 649cc parallel-twin that’s mated to a six-speed transmission.
Ninja 650 Price: $7,399; ABS $7,799–$7,999
2020 Sportbikes - Suzuki GSX-R600, GSX-R750, GSX-R1000
We will have to be content with new graphics and color schemes on the new Suzuki sportbikes since they have recently received updates and redesigns. Starting the list off is the GSX-R1000 which will be offered in Metallic Matte Black No. 2/Glass Sparkle Black or Pearl Glacier White/Glass Sparkle Black. Next, the track-focused GSX-R1000R will be available in Glass Sparkle Black/Pearl Mira Red or the racer-replica Metallic Triton Blue. The GSX-R750 colors include a Pearl Glacier White/Glass Sparkle Black or Metallic Matte Black No. 2/Glass Sparkle Black. The GSX-R600’s 2020 colorways may be a little bland, but if you don’t want flashy colors then the Pearl Glacier White and Glass Sparkle Black are for you. The GSX250R will be offered in a base and ABS-equipped version. The base model is available in either Metallic Diamond Red or Pearl Glacier White/Pearl Nebular Black while the ABS-equipped GSX250R will be differentiated by its Metallic Crystal Blue/Pearl Nebular Black color scheme. The latest version of the Hayabusa will come in Candy Daring Red or Metallic Thunder Gray.
GSX-R1000 Price: $17,699
GSX-R750 Price: $12,499
GSX-R600 Price: $11,399
GSX250R Price: $4,599–$4,899 w/ ABS
Hayabusa Price: $14,799
2020 Sportbikes - Kawasaki ZX-10R And ZX-6R
If you are looking to stand out, the 2020 ZX-10R comes in KRT edition livery with ABS or a more subtle Metallic Spark Black. A full suite of rider-assist technology is at the rider’s disposal as well. A dual direction quickshifter (KQS) helps provide precise up- and downshifts when you are spinning laps while the five-axis IMU works with the Sport Kawasaki Traction Control (S-KTRC) and ABS to make sure you have the perfect balance of acceleration and speed. The ZX-6R nests its big bore 636cc engine in an aluminum frame. The frame is designed to work well with the Showa Big Piston Fork and Uni-Trak rear suspension that provides sharp, responsive handling. The ZX-6R is situated with rider-assist technology including a quickshifter (up only), slipper clutch, three-mode Kawasaki Traction Control (KTRC), two-way selectable power mode, and the ABS models are also equipped with Kawasaki Intelligent antilock Braking System (KIBS) as well.
Ninja ZX-10R Price: $15,399; $16,399 KRT Edition w/ ABS
Ninja ZX-6R Price: $9,999; $10,999 w/ ABS; $11,299 KRT Edition
2020 Sportbikes - Kawasaki Ninja ZX-25R
The 2020 ZX-25R will be powered by a liquid-cooled 249cc DOHC inline-four engine and equipped with a Showa SFF-BP fork, horizontal back-link rear suspension, radial-mount monoblock caliper at the front, and electronic counter measures in the form of traction control, quickshifter, and power modes. The skeleton of the ZX-25R is a high-tensile steel trellis frame. Produced in Indonesia and revealed in Tokyo at the Tokyo Motor Show suggest that this model might be available worldwide.
Ninja ZX-25R Price: TBD
2020 Sportbikes - Ducati Panigale V2
The V2 is powered by a 955cc V-twin motor that has been revised to meet the stringent Euro 5 emissions regulations, and it will pump out a claimed 155 horsepower. A single-sided swingarm pulled from the 1199/1299 attaches to the aluminum monocoque frame of the V2. You will be looking down at a 4.3-inch TFT display to check that you aren’t going too much over the speed limit down the roads. The bodywork of the V2 is similar to that of its V4 brethren and features a “double-layer” fairing that is designed to divert engine heat from the rider. A new seat with 5mm of extra padding and nearly an inch of extra fore-aft space make the ride more comfortable. Bosch six-axis IMU (inertial measurement unit) that takes into account lean and yaw angles to better inform the plethora of electronic rider aids—which include Cornering ABS EVO (with three settings), DTC EVO 2 (a more sophisticated traction control system based on Ducati’s MotoGP experience), wheelie control, and engine-brake control.
Panigale V2 Price: $16,499
2020 Sportbikes - Ducati Panigale V4 And Panigale V4 S
The 2020 Panigale V4 and V4 S get the “R” treatment with its aerodynamic bodywork such as the plastic winglets (although the V4 R featured carbon fiber wings). The chassis has also been refined for 2020 by increasing the center of gravity 5mm, providing the suspension with softer springs with more spring preload in addition to a new shorter rear shock linkage. The frame has also been milled out to decrease torsional stiffness by 30 percent and decrease braking stiffness by 15 percent. In terms of electronics, Ducati developed dedicated racetrack ride-by-wire settings. Also, Ducati updated the Ducati Traction Control EVO 2 system that is said to improve corner exit control. Both the V4 and V4 S receive the updated Ducati Quick Shifter (DQS) Evo 2 tech that shortens upshift times.
Panigale V4 Price: $21,995
Panigale V4 S Price: $28,395
2020 Sportbikes - Ducati Multistrada 1260 S Grand Tour
The Multistrada S Grand Tour features a factory-installed Ducati Touring Pack (comforts include heated grips, panniers, and a sidestand) and standard LED fog lights. Bold new graphics and the sleek gray and red paint scheme are also new for 2020. Otherwise it is the same as the 2018 model and is powered by the 1,262cc DVT Testastretta Evoluzione DVT motor. For those who like to stay connected, the Multi’s Standard Ducati Multimedia System lets riders connect their phones to the bike’s dash.
Multistrada 1260 S Grand Tour Price: $23,295
2020 Sportbikes - Aprilia RS 660
Aprilia fills the gaps between small-displacement and full-blown racebikes with the RS 660. It has a 100-hp parallel twin that is basically an RSV4 engine with the rear cylinders removed, a purpose-built aluminum frame and linkageless asymmetrical arched swingarm, plus the same APRC system found on the big bikes as well. Triple front LED headlight and perimeter lighting with turn signals integrated into them light and direct the way. Bodywork is tightly fitted to the chassis and includes a slim version of the MotoGP-inspired winglets featured on the RSV4 Factory. The 2020 Aprilia RS 660 will come standard with Aprilia Traction Control (ATC), Aprilia Wheelie Control (AWC), Aprilia Cruise Control (ACC), Aprilia Quick Shifter (AQS), Aprilia Engine Brake (AEB), and Aprilia Engine Map (AEM) along with Cornering ABS, five distinct Ride Modes (three for road, two for the track), Aprilia MIA multimedia interface, and the TFT instrument panel that allows you to track all the settings and functions.
RS 660 Price: TBD
2020 Sportbikes - BMW S 1000 XR
Changes to the 2020 BMW S 1000 XR include an update to the 999cc engine, suspension refinements, new electronics, updated looks, and weight reduction over last year’s model. The engine has been revamped to provide better power delivery throughout the rev range and save weight. The new rear suspension layout that helps to reduce unsprung mass. It also offers slightly more rear wheel travel than the 2019 model. The 45mm fork offers the same 5.9 inches travel, and both units are controlled by the latest generation of BMW Motorrad Dynamic ESA. The new 6.5-inch TFT screen, taken from the S 1000 RR, helps you keep track of the electronics aids such as four ride modes, DTC wheelie control, Dynamic Traction Control, and Hill Start Control. The looks are also updated thanks to revisions done to the tank, bodywork, a new adjustable and lockable windscreen along with a slim, tidy tailsection.
S 1000 XR Price: $17,645
2020 Sportbikes - KTM 1290 Super Duke R
More power, less weight, and a whole slew of new items make the 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R the beast that it is claimed to be. Updates were made to the frame, suspension, wheels, brakes, instruments, switchgear, and electronics. The chromoly steel tubes of the frame are larger in diameter but with thinner walls (weight is reduced by 4.5 pounds). The subframe is now made of a composite material that further saves weight. Suspension has been upgraded to WP APEX components. The wheels are also lighter and wrapped in Bridgestone’s new Battlax S22. The instrumentation is shown on a new 5-inch color TFT display and switchgear is updated with modern switches with paddle buttons. A full suite of electronics are available and include ride modes, cornering ABS, traction and wheelie controls, and cruise control. Optional Performance and Track modes are also available.
1290 Super Duke R Price: $18,699
2020 Sportbikes - BMW F 900 XR
Like the F 900 R, the F 900 XR benefits from a newly developed 895cc parallel-twin engine with an eight-valve, DOHC cylinder head and will provide some punch with its 105 hp and 67.8 pound-feet of torque. A new steel bridge frame is mated with a newly developed bolt-on rear frame. The 43mm USD fork provides 6.7 inches travel, and can be fitted with BMW’s Dynamic ESA electronic suspension adjustment. The rear shock gives 6.7 inches travel as well, and can also be upgraded. A taller seat height and taller, more swept-back handlebars, lower footrests, and longer wheelbase give the XR more upright ergos. Braking is handled by dual hydraulically actuated four-piston calipers at the front and a single piston floating caliper at the rear, both are ABS-equipped.
F 900 XR Price: $11,695
2020 Naked Bikes - Ducati Monster 1200 S
The Monster 1200 S is the manufacturer’s top-shelf version of the family of Monsters and will be available in Black on Black and Ducati Red. Hardware and software include the latest Testastretta 11° engine, slipper clutch, ride-by-wire throttle, ABS, ABS Cornering, Traction Control, Wheelie Control, Öhlins suspension, and Brembo M50 brakes. The rubber you will be putting to the pavement are the Pirelli Diablo Rosso IIIs. The bike was updated in 2017, so there was not much of a need for further updates this year.
Monster 1200 S Price: $17,795
2020 Naked Bikes - Ducati Streetfighter V4
Ducati’s streetfighter is based on the Panigale V4 superbike minus the bodywork, but with a higher one-piece handlebar. This handlebar, repositioned footpegs, and seat equate to a more comfortable ride. The Panigale V4 inspiration can even be seen in the front headlight pod with LED running lights. The base-model Streetfighter V4 will come equipped with fully adjustable Showa suspension while the V4 S ups the ante with electronically adjustable Öhlins NIX 30 fork and TTX 36 shock. The V4 will roll on five-spoke alloy wheels and three-spoke Marchesini forged aluminum-alloy wheels for the V4S, both of which are shod with Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II rear tires. A TFT dash allows you to monitor Riding Modes, Power Modes, Cornering ABS EVO, Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO 2, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO, Ducati Slide Control (DSC), Engine Brake Control (EBC) EVO, and Auto tire calibration.
Streetfighter V4 Price: TBD
2020 Naked Bikes - Triumph Street Triple RS
The 2020 three-cylinder Street Triple RS gets greater midrange power, sharper bodywork, updated electronics, and nicer finishes. While peak horsepower remains the same, midrange torque is claimed to be boosted 9 percent. The new LED headlights are topped with a new fly screen, and the side panels, tailsection, seat cowl, and bellypan are sharper and more angular. In the electronics department the TFT color instruments receive new graphics in four styles and the ability to link navigation and a GoPro camera. Ride modes include Road, Rain, Sport, Track, and a rider-customizable setting. Adjustable traction control and switchable ABS are standard equipment.
Street Triple RS Price: $12,550
2020 Naked Bikes - Yamaha MT-03
Yamaha’s entry-level naked bike, the MT-03, receives a KYB 37mm inverted front fork and darker and more Hyper Naked design. First, you may notice that the headlight fixture with dual LED driving lights and centralized projector lamp are added to match the rest of the MT family. Also, the 30.7-inch seat height, tall bars, and rider-friendly seat make this a comfortable daily ride. From the cockpit, the analog dash of previous models has been replaced with a more modern LCD dash. The MT-03 will continue to be powered by the 321cc, DOHC parallel twin operating with a 180-degree crank design. The engine produces a claimed 44 hp.
MT-03 Price: $4,599
2020 Naked Bikes - Yamaha MT-07
The MT-07’s twin-cylinder engine is situated in the steel trellis frame. The MT is equipped with a nonadjustable 41mm telescopic fork and horizontally mounted Monocross rear shock. Riding comfort can be attributed to its tall one-piece handlebar, cozy seat, and relaxed riding position. The MT-07 can attribute its Hyper Naked looks to the large bright headlight, signature intake vents, and slim design of the fuel tank. Available colors include Ice Fluo, Matte Raven Black, and Team Yamaha Blue.
MT-07 Price: $7,599
2020 Naked Bikes - Yamaha MT-09
The MT-09 is designed around the 847cc, DOHC, liquid-cooled, inline three-cylinder with crossplane crank and a chassis that is very accommodating for riders of all levels. The control-filled cast aluminum frame features swoopy lines and the braced swingarm that incorporates a horizontal placement of the Monocross shock to create a responsive-handling chassis. The MT-09 improves rider comfort with the long, flat seat, low seat height, one-piece tapered handlebar, and low-set footpegs. The MT-09 will be available in Ice Fluo, Matte Raven Black, or Team Yamaha Blue colorways.
MT-09 Price: $8,999
2020 Naked Bikes - Yamaha MT-10
The MT-10 is equipped with the exciting 998cc crossplane inline four-cylinder engine derived from the YZF-R1 superbike. Also similar to the superbike, the MT-10 chassis is designed around the lightweight Deltabox aluminum frame along with fully adjustable 43mm inverted KYB fork and piggyback rear shock. A pair of radial-mount four-piston calipers grip large 330mm front rotors and a 220mm disc is situated at the rear. Both front and rear are equipped with ABS. Choose between two colors: Ice Fluo (white) and Matte Raven Black.
MT-10 Price: $12,999
2020 Naked Bikes - MV Agusta Rush 1000
The MV Agusta Rush 100 is inspired by the drag-racing community and based on the Brutale 1000 RR. Inside the inline four-cylinder motor are a new crankshaft and lighter pistons, as well as a revised combustion chamber layout. The Rush is claimed to produce 208 hp and travel at a top speed of 186 mph. The Rush 1000 includes adjustable traction and wheelie controls, an up/down quickshifter, and Brembo’s top-shelf Stylema Monoblock brakes. The suspension (and steering damper) is an active Öhlins set that uses the IMU to offer optimum wheel control dependent on the riding conditions or is adjustable manually. The bike’s electronics can be adjusted with your smartphone via the MV Ride app or via the TFT instrument panel.
Rush 1000 Price: TBD
2020 Naked Bikes - BMW F 900 R
BMW’s midsize naked, the F 900 R is powered by a liquid-cooled 895cc parallel twin. A manual cable-actuated clutch (with back-torque limit/anti-hop function), a six-speed transmission, and chain final drive get the power to the rear wheel. The European-spec model is claimed to crank out a 105 hp and 67.8 pound-feet of torque. ABS and ASC (traction control) are standard. Full LED lighting comes standard and cornering headlamps are optional at an additional cost.The F 900 R rides on a more narrow twin-spar steel frame with an alloy swingarm. A thick 43mm inverted fork soaks up bumps at the front and a direct-mount shock (no linkage) handles rear suspension duties. While fork damping is fixed, the shock allows spring preload and rebound damping adjustment.
F 900 R Price: $8,995
2020 Naked Bikes - Suzuki GSX-S1000 and GSX-S1000F
The 2020 Suzuki GSX-S1000 is unchanged for this year, other than its Metallic Triton Blue or Matte Black/Gray color options. The GSX-S1000 houses the legendary GSX-R1000 K5 999cc engine in a twin-spar aluminum frame. Further features include a Renthal Fat Bar, a plush seat, and relaxed rider triangle, and many rider-assist functions. Rider aids include the Suzuki Advanced Traction Control System, Suzuki Easy Start, ABS, and Low RPM Assist. The 2020 Suzuki GSX-S1000F is the fully-faired version of the GSX-S1000. The F will share the same details of the naked version, but will be available in black.
GSX-S1000 Price: $11,099
GSX-S1000F Price: $11,599
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - Yamaha WR250F
The 2020 Yamaha WR250F incorporates YZ250F elements such as the bilateral beam frame, KYB suspension, and reverse cylinder engine and all of the enduro fixin’s. To save weight, the kickstarter has been removed and the kickstand is now made of forged aluminum. As a solution to the heavy clutch pull from previous models, the 2020 version has solved it with a new clutch for a lighter lever pull. A flatter seat with stiffer foam is designed to improve the rider’s maneuverability as well as making it easier to get on and off the bike. The WRF450F returns for 2020 and is relatively unchanged from the redesigned 2019 model.
WR250F Price: $8,599
WR450F Price: $9,699
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Adventure
Tubeless spoked wheels, 37-liter aluminum panniers, an accessory bar, hand guards, centerstand, handlebar cross brace, and mirror extensions make the 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Adventure member of the V-Strom lineup even more adventure ready. It is powered by a 645cc V-twin engine and comes with Suzuki’s Advanced Traction Control system, Easy Start system, and Low RPM Assist. The V-Strom 650XT Adventure also features a 5.3-gallon fuel tank. This model is available in Pearl Vigor Blue colorway.
V-Strom 650XT Adventure Price: $10,399
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - Kawasaki KLX300R
The 2020 Kawasaki KLX300R is powered by a 292cc engine that is nestled in a new steel perimeter frame. Dunlop MX52 rubber wraps around the 21-inch front and 18-inch rear wheels. The Ergo-Fit handlebar offers four levels of adjustability, lending for a more comfortable ride for different rider ergos. The brake lever is adjustable also. The KLX’s bodywork is narrow and the cockpit is compact making it easy to maneuver around. Seat height is 36.4 and ground clearance measures up to 12 inches.
KLX300R Price: $5,499
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - Kawasaki KLX230
Dual sport riders will be excited to see the KLX230 will be joining the list of on and off-road capable machines. The KLX’s sibling, the KLX250, remains in the lineup and although close in displacement, the KLX230 does differ. For example, the 230 has an ABS version available, is listed at a lower price (the ABS KLX 230 is $500 less than the standard KLX250), weighs less (11 pounds), and is situated with a lower seat height (by 0.2 inch).
KLX230 Price: Non-ABS $4,599; ABS $4,899
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - Kawasaki KLX230R
The 2020 Kawasaki KLX230R dirt bike has been designed from the ground up and joins its other siblings, the KLX230 and KLX300R mentioned previously, in filling out the Kawasaki lineup and nearly laying claim to the lower displacement segment. The aim of the 233cc engine was to provide the rider with better low-end to midrange performance. The single engine is held by a steel perimeter frame that is narrow lightweight, and both promise to make for a maneuverable package that beginners and experts will enjoy.
KLX230R Price: $4,399
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - Yamaha YZ125X
Although Yamaha announced models like the YZ250X, YZ250FX, and YZ450FX the real winner of the announcement was the YZ125X in part because it received some strategic updates that make it even more formidable in the woods. The YZ125X chassis features the same lightweight aluminum frame equipped with fully adjustable KYB spring-type fork and KYB shock that have been valved to accommodate the needs of off-road riding. Racers interested in tight, technical terrain, and rocky or root-filled courses are the target for the tiny two-stroke machine. With the machine’s lighter weight (209 pounds, wet) and zippy handling it suggests its readiness to take on those aforementioned landscapes.
YZ125X Price: $6,699
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - Honda Africa Twin
Honda’s 2020 Africa Twin lineup includes the base model and the Africa Twin Adventure Sports SE model, both of which are available in six-speed manual or DCT versions. The big news, however, is that there has been a boost to this second generation’s engine. It now has a displacement of 1,084cc, 86cc larger than last year’s 998cc model. The machine has also shed 10 pounds thanks to a new semi-double-cradle steel frame, removable aluminum subframe, and new swingarm that lead the charge of chassis updates. The new Africa Twins feature a seven-level Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC), six ride modes, wheelie control, engine-braking control, selectable cornering ABS (this was offered on the previous model), and it now comes with cruise control. More touring and long-range adventure riding focused, the Adventure Sports SE also features a larger 6.5-gallon fuel tank, taller adjustable windscreen, large skid plate, rear storage rack, heated grips, and Showa Electronically Equipped Ride Adjustment (EERA) suspension.
Africa Twin Price: $14,399; DCT $15,199
Africa Twin Adventure Sports SE Price: $17,199; DCT $17,999
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - Yamaha Super Ténéré ES, Tracer 900 GT, FJR1300ES
The 2020 Yamaha Super Ténéré ES leads the ADV category while the Tracer 900 GT and FJR1300ES represent the sport-touring category of Yamaha’s lineup. For 2020, the Super Ténéré ES comes in Ceramic Ice livery. The Ténéré is powered by the 1,199cc parallel-twin engine with a 270-degree crank and a touring-friendly shaft drive. Other touring-focused features include a 6.1-gallon fuel tank, an adjustable windscreen, and cruise control. Tech includes electronic suspension adjustment, three ride modes, and a linked ABS system. The sport-touring FJR is powered by a powerful 1,298cc inline-four engine. Touring amenities include integrated hard luggage, cruise control, heated grips, and adjustable windscreen. The Tracer 900 GT also features hard bags, cruise control, and heated grips, but is powered by an 847cc triple.
Super Ténéré ES Price: $16,299
FJR1300ES Price: $17,999
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT
Suzuki’s V-Strom 1050XT utilizes a new ride-by-wire system to operate the dual 49mm electronic throttle assemblies that allows for rider assist technology. The V-Strom will be available in three models: the base V-Strom 1050, V-Strom 1050XT, and V-Strom 1050XT Adventure. All three can hold up to 5.3 gallons of fuel. The V-Strom family receives the same engine tune, chassis, and updated electronics package. Other noticeable updates to the model include new angular bodywork with an 11-way adjustable windscreen, lots of LED running lights as well as an all-new stacked rectangular LED headlight. The 1050XT comes with D.I.D. tubeless aluminum spoke wheel shod with Bridgestone Battlax Adventure A41 tires, and an aluminum skid plate attribute to its off-road capabilities.
V-Strom 1050XT Price: $14,799
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - KTM 790 Adventure R Rally
The 2020 KTM 790 Adventure R Rally is built around the capable 790 Adventure with the addition of higher-spec WP suspension and stronger D.I.D. Dirt Star spoked wheels in standard fitment (21-inch front and 18-inch rear) with Metzeler semi-knobby tubeless tires. The Adventure R Rally does, however, utilize an unchanged 799cc parallel twin. The orange/white/navy blue color scheme pays tribute to KTM’s Factory Rally Racing team. Production will be limited to 500 units.
790 Adventure R Rally Price: $19,499
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - KTM 390 Adventure
KTM has finally released a small-displacement adventure bike. The 2020 390 Adventure adopts the 390 Duke’s 373cc single cylinder engine. The mill is housed in a steel trellis frame. The small adventure bike soaks up bumps with WP APEX suspension components. 6.7 inches of travel is available at the front and 6.9 inches at the rear. Bybre brakes bring the machine to a stop. A windscreen will protect the rider from the elements while the bike traverses the terrain, sipping fuel from the 3.8 gallon tank which is claimed to run 249 miles on a single tank. Other tech features include switchable ABS with off-road functionality, traction control, cornering ABS and a full-color, five-inch TFT display. A quickshifter can be purchased at an additional cost.
390 Adventure Price: $6,199
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - Moto Guzzi V85 TT Travel
The Guzzisti wanted and Moto Guzzi delivered. The V85TT Travel is loaded with essential adventure touring accessories including spacious panniers, a tall windscreen, heated grips, and LED driving lights. The V85TT Travel features three ride modes (Road, Rain, and Off-Road) and selectable traction control that can be managed from the instrument panel. The shaft-driven 853cc air-cooled opposed Twin engine pair together to make a light and connected riding experience. Comfort can be attributed to the well padded, one piece seat. Tall and wide dirt-bike style handlebars come with brush guards that provide protection to the rider’s hands.
V85TT Travel Price: TBD
2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes - Triumph Tiger 900
The 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 replaces the 800 model as the Hinkley brand’s new middleweight adventure-touring motorcycle. With 4mm of bore added, the engine displacement is now at 888cc. Triumph has also reduced engine cockpit heat as well as revised the airbox with an easier-to-access air filter element. Three designations are offered for the Tiger 900: standard, Rally, and GT. The Standard and GT models are equipped with 19-inch front and 17-inch rear cast aluminum wheels where the Rally gets wire spoke wheels with a 21-inch front wheel and 17-inch rear.
Tiger 900 (Standard) Price: $12,500
2020 Café Racer And Retro-Style Motorcycles - Moto Guzzi V7III Racer Limited Edition
Moto Guzzi’s popular V7III will be available in a special edition dubbed the V7III Racer Limited Edition. This model will be available in the United States and Canada only. The total units that will be produced is currently unknown, but what is known is that it will be powered by the 90-degree V-twin, and will come in a gloss-coated white paint job with red accents, clip-on handlebars, back-set foot controls, a single brown leather seat with a pillion cover, and spoke wheels with black channels. Suspension componentry includes a fully adjustable Öhlins shocks at the back and a 40mm telescopic fork at the front. Four-piston Brembo brake caliper and 320mm disc at the front and dual-piston 260mm disc set up at the rear round out the braking system.
V7III Racer Limited Edition: $9,990
2020 Café Racer And Retro-Style Motorcycles - Kawasaki W800
Like the W800 Café, the Kawasaki W800 is powered by the 773cc bevel-driven parallel twin. The riding position on the 2020 W800 is upright thanks to the tall, wide bars, relaxed footpeg placement, and thickly padded two-passenger seat. Although very classic is styling, the W800 does have modern componentry such as ABS and assist and slipper clutch, and an LED-based headlight. Chrome shines bright on the W800’s fenders, tank badges, handlebars, headlight brackets, turn signals, mirrors, chain cover, shift lever, brake pedal, and oil filter cover.
W800 Price: $9,199
2020 Café Racer And Retro-Style Motorcycles - Yamaha XSR700
Yamaha’s Sport Heritage line features two XSR models: the XSR700 and the XSR900 (which will be mentioned later). The XSR700 pays homage to the XS models, but brings in some modern tech like electronic fuel injection, ABS, modern suspension, and LCD instrumentation while the retro bodywork, stepped two-up seat, and vintage-style lighting keep it old school. The liquid-cooled 689cc inline-twin was built with low to midrange power in mind and is tuned with a linear throttle response. The XSR700 will be available in Radical White/Rapid Red.
XSR700 Price: $8,499
2020 Café Racer And Retro-Style Motorcycles - Triumph Thruxton RS
The Triumph Thruxton RS brings power and performance to a new level with the liquid-cooled 1,200cc twin that is claimed to produce 103 hp at 7,500 rpm and 83 pound-feet of torque at 4,250 rpm. Peak pull comes on earlier in the rev range than with the Thruxton R, and the RS provides eight more ponies, thanks largely to new high-compression pistons, revised ports and cam profile, a secondary air system, and numerous weight saving measures. These include a low inertia crankshaft, lighter clutch, balance shafts, alternator, and engine covers. After these changes to the engine and other elements, the RS is 13 pounds less than the R.
Thruxton RS Price: $16,200
2020 Café Racer And Retro-Style Motorcycles - Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone S
Only 750 2020 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone S units will be sold making this an exclusive model. To designate this limited production there will be a serial number engraved on the handlebar riser clamp. A satin chrome fuel tank is decked in a black leather strap and features red logos on the sides. The red is carried down tastefully to the rear shock and special edition contrast-stitch seat. Contributing to its sporty look are the new bar-end mirrors, shorter, sleeker rear fender, and the lower headlight an instrument cluster. The headlight, taillights, and turn signals are LED. The machine will be powered by the traditional transverse 744cc twin. This engine also gets a racy treatment thanks to the natural anodized aluminum throttle body covers, milled cooling fins on the cylinder heads, and billet aluminum side panels with a dedicated logo.
V7 III Stone S Price: TBD
2020 Café Racer And Retro-Style Motorcycles - Yamaha XSR900
Yamaha’s other Sport Heritage model is the XSR900 and like the XSR700, it features retro styling cues, but is powered by the 847cc inline-triple engine. The XSR900 is also up-spec with more performance-oriented chassis that includes an inverted fork, rebound-adjustable rear shock, and aluminum frame.The 900 also features ride-by-wire YCC-T engine control, adjustable D-Mode throttle response, and an adjustable traction control system. ABS comes standard on both XSR models, but the 900 gets larger disc brakes up front and sportier tires.
XSR Price: $9,499
2020 Electric Motorcycles - 2020 Zero SR/F
The Zero SR/F is touted as the first fully “smart” machine from the brand due to its new Cypher III operating system. Cypher III transmits a wealth of information to the rider in four main areas: bike status and alerts, charging information, ride data sharing, and system upgrade and update notification. Moving the machine down the road is the ZF75-10 motor powered by a ZF14.4 lithium-ion battery which zips at a claimed 110 hp and 140 pound-feet of torque. Two options of the bike are available: Standard and Premium. While both versions boast the same power figures one difference is the charger type and time to charge. The Standard is equipped with a 3.0-kW integrated charging system and takes 4.5 hours without the Rapid Charge System upgrade to fully charge. The Premium carries a 6.0-kW system and takes 2.5 hours to fully charge without the RCS upgrade. With the RCS installed, the charging times drop to 1.8 hours and 1.5 hours, respectively. The Bosch MSC system offers straight-line and cornering ABS, traction control, and torque control. There are four ride modes installed—Street, Sport, Eco, and Rain—and 10 rider-programmable modes. The motorcycle is available in Seabright Blue and Boardwalk Red.
SR/F Standard Price: $18,995
SR/F Premium Price: $20,995
2020 Electric Motorcycles - Husqvarna EE 5 Mini Electric Motocrosser
Husqvarna’s big news was the announcement of its first electric mini motorcrosser, the EE 5. Younger kiddos can take their first foray into the dirt aboard the air-cooled, permanent magnet 5 kW motorized machine that is powered by a 904 Wh lithium-ion battery. This battery is claimed to provide two hours of ride time at slower speeds, where faster paced riders will have 25 minutes. Plug into a 110 or 230 volt socket for 70 minutes to bring the battery to a full charge. For safety, a roll-on kill switch is built in. Power output can be managed with the six ride modes. Structural features include a chrome-moly steel frame suspended by a 35mm, USD WP XACT air fork and WP monoshock. The base model’s seat height is situated at 27.5 inches, but the seat, rear shock, and bodywork can be worked to drop the height down to 25.7 inches.
EE 5 Pricing: $5,149
2020 Electric Motorcycles - Zero S And SR
2020 is bringing more options than ever to the Zero S and SR models. Both models will utilize Zero’s Cypher operating system which pairs with the latest Next Gen app which allows for the user to stay connected to their bike’s vitals. Each machine is powered by the latest Z-Force powertrain. The way these two models differ is the battery and range. The S is equipped with the ZF7.2 battery. City range is claimed at 89 miles and highway at 45 miles at 70 mph. The SR doubles the battery capacity with its ZF14.4 battery. Range increases to 179 miles in the city and 90 miles on the highway. Power Tank and Charge Tank upgrades are available at an additional cost. Other notable elements of both models include adjustable Showa suspension in the front and back, Bosch Gen 9 ABS, Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tires, and standard two-year warranty.
S Price: $10,995
SR Price: $15,495
2020 Electric Motorcycles - Zero DSR Black Forest
Zero can dabble in the dirt as well as the pavement and its lightweight adventure bike, the DSR Black Forest. This eADV takes the popular DSR base and adds three premium hard cases, touring windscreen, touring seat, crashbars, LED auxiliary lighting, and headlight guard. The DSR has a range of 160 miles or 200 with the Power Tank upgrade (a $2,895 upgrade). An MSRP of $18,995 can be expected for the base-model DSR and $21,890 for the DSR Black Forest with Power Tank. Both bikes will be available in the Black Effect colorway only.
DSR Price: $18,995
DSR Black Forest with Power Tank: $21,890
2020 Electric Motorcycles - Energica Eva Ribelle
Energica’s streetfighter electric is the Eva Ribelle. This naked is powered by the 21.5 kilowatt-hour battery cell paired to a oil-cooled synchronous motor. Energica claims that this cranks out 145 hp and 158 pound-feet of torque. Top speed is limited to 125 mph. The steel-trellis-type frame make up the bones of the Eva Ribelle. The machine also wears an adjustable inverted fork and a link-less shock mounted vertically between the swingarm and frame. Triple Brembo-clamped hydraulic disc brakes slow down this 595-pound motorcycle and it rolls on cast aluminum rims from OZ Racing shod in Pirelli Diablo Rosso III rubber. Monitoring and adjusting settings can be done via the smartphone app. A nifty plus is the ability to also find nearby charging stations. Range is claimed to be 248.5 miles during “city” rides and 111.8 miles in an “extra-urban” environment.
Eva Ribelle Price: TBA
2020 Electric Motorcycles - Energica Ego and Eva EsseEsse9
Like the Eva Ribelle, the 2020 Energica Ego+ and Eva EsseEsse9 will be offered in the new 21.5 kWh battery or the previous-generation 13.4 kWh battery packs. With the improved battery pack, the Energica machines are claimed to produce 145 hp and 158 pound-feet of torque. They are also claimed to have the following ranges: 249 miles in the city, 143 miles on mixed roads, 112 miles on the racetrack. The plus-series motorcycles are also claimed to have a governed top speed of 125 mph. Other key updates for the entire 2020 model year include the new Pro Share XT long-range connectivity bundle which will be accessible through the 4.3-inch TFT display, along with the interface to select from four riding modes, four regenerative maps, traction control, and the Park Assist. When battery life is depleted, the power source can be fully charged in an hour thanks to the fast charging technology that these eMotorcycles are equipped with.
Ego+ Price: TBD
Eva EsseEsse9+ Price: TBD
2020 Three-Wheelers - Can-Am Spyder RT
More creature comforts are included on the Can-Am Spyder RT. A lower seat is designed to improve lumbar support and also includes updated heated seats for both rider and passenger. The new extended floorboards allow for a broader range of leg positions. A revised windshield is also equipped with electronic adjustment and memory function.The standard Spyder RT houses 31 gallons of storage where the Spyder RT Limited increases to 47 gallons. The RT models are powered by a Rotax 1330 ACE, liquid-cooled triple, rolling on double A-arm front suspension with Sachs Big-Bore shocks and a Sachs rear shock with air preload adjustment. A seven-gallon fuel tank, front Brembo braking kit, semi-automatic transmission (with reverse capabilities), and electronic aids like ABS, traction control, and dynamic power steering are also included.
Spyder RT Price: $23,299
Spyder RT Limited Price: $27,299
2020 Scooters - Vespa Primavera 50 And Sprint 50
Vespa’s two 50cc machines like the Primavera 50 and Sprint 50 will be offered in 2020. These two have limited speed (50 mph) making them great choices for beginners, college students, or someone who is looking for a fuel efficient way to commute around town. These models make it easy to bring in new riders since they do not require a license in 16 states (Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, and Wisconsin). You will be scooting around town for a range of 160 miles. The 2020 Primavera will be offered in the following colorways: Bianco Innocenza, Nero Vulcano, Rosso Passione, Blu Energia, and Verde Relax. The Sprint 50 comes in Bianco Innocenza, Nero Vulcano, Rosso Passione, or Giallo Estate colorways. The Sprint 50 features metal bodywork, 12-inch wheels, and a distinctive square headlight.
Primavera 50 Price: $3,999
Sprint 50 Price: $4,099
2020 Scooters - Honda Ruckus, Metropolitan, and PCX150 Scooters
Honda has three scooters that will be available in 2020 including the Ruckus, Metropolitan, and PCX150. Any of these can match your riding style and make the ride around town easy and enjoyable with the automatic transmissions that allow you to just twist and go. The Ruckus (shown here) has an easily identifiable styling with the exposed frame and dual round headlights. For 2020 it will be available in black or white/red. The Metropolitan is another around-towner with convenient storage located in the seat and dash. There is also a hook to keep the extra purse or bag close at hand. The Metropolitan also features the V-Matic automatic transmission for easy scooting. This scooter will be available in Coastal Blue or Pearl Soft Beige. Finally, the PCX150. For 2020, this sporty scooter comes with 28 liters of under-seat storage, a smartphone-ready auxiliary power, a centerstand and sidestand, and a 149cc engine. An ABS option is available. You can find this PCX150 in Candy Luster Red.
2020 Ruckus Price: $2,749
2020 Metropolitan Price: $$2,499
2020 PCX150 Price: $3,699, $3,999 (ABS)
2020 Scooters - Yamaha TMAX 560
The TMAX 560 is claimed to be more powerful and have better handling for 2020. The key to the increased power is the 562cc engine, providing a claimed 3.5-percent increase in horsepower and 6-percent more torque than last year’s model. The extra capacity can be attributed to the 2mm increase to the bore. A new belt and revised automatic shifting operation give the 560 a higher, smoother top-end and better acceleration. Additionally, updated body panels give the TMAX a sporty look. Motorcycle-type suspension soaks up bumps, specifically 41mm fork and link-type Monocross rear shock.
TMAX 560 Price: TBD
2020 Scooters - Yamaha TMAX Tech MAX
The 2020 Yamaha TMAX Tech MAX is thoroughly updated for this year. Like the TMAX 560, the TMAX Tech Max sees an increase in top-end performance and acceleration thanks to the new 562cc twin engine. A revised intake and exhaust system meet Euro-5 emissions standards. The bodywork, lighting, and transmission were also updated. Technological upgrades include its capability to connect with the MyTMAX Connect app which provides information regarding GPS tracking, battery condition, speed, trip reports, and geofence settings to the rider’s smartphone. An electronically-adjustable windscreen, heated grips, heated seat, and cruise control are a few creature comforts found on this scooter. The TMAX Tech MAX is available in either Tech Kamo or Sword Grey colorways.
TMAX Tech MAX Price: TBD
2020 Supermoto - Husqvarna FS 450
The competition-ready Husqvarna FS 450 is also available for 2020. The FS 450 is claimed to produce 63 hp from the 450cc SOHC liquid-cooled engine. Optimal flex and feedback were the focus on frame design and the swingarm was optimized for competition. A 5-speed PANKL Racing Systems gearbox, Magura slipper clutch, 48mm USD WP XACT fork and WP XACT shock, Alpina wheels, Bridgestone slicks, a ProTaper handlebar, launch control, and Brembo braking components are other elements of this supermoto machine.
FS 450 Price: $10,999