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  • 2016 BMW R 1200 RT | Buyer's Guide

    2016 BMW R 1200 RT | Buyer’s Guide

    The latest version of BMW’s classic boxer tourer–the R 1200 RT–gets Automatic Stability Control and two riding modes. The seating position has a lower the center of gravity that the last air-cooled RT, making it easier to reach the ground at stops. Plus, the instrument cluster uses a 5.7-inch TFT color display.

  • 2016 Ducati 959 Panigale | Buyer's Guide

    2016 Ducati 959 Panigale | Buyer’s Guide

    2016 Ducati 959 Panigale | Buyer’s GuideThe “entry level” Panigale from Ducati is anything but a full-fledged Supersport bike. Using the same 60.8mm stroke as the 1299 and 1199 Superquadro motors, the 959 gets by with a 100mm bore, giving it a displacement of 955cc.

  • 2016 BMW R 1200 RS | Buyer's Guide

    2016 BMW R 1200 RS | Buyer’s Guide

    BMW’s R 1200 RS is an all-new machine for 2016, with the latest liquid-/oil-cooled boxer motor, along with a sophisticated electronics package (with optional upgrades), new tubular steel bridge frame, inverted forks, new instrument cluster, new fairing with adjustable windshield, and distinctively modern styling.

  • 2016 BMW R 1200 R | Buyer's Guide

    2016 BMW R 1200 R | Buyer’s Guide

    It was an all-new BMW R 1200 R last year, which featured the liquid-/oil-cooled boxer motor previously used in the GS and RT models. The R 1200 R has a new chassis, that includes traditional inverted forks and a EVO Paralever rear suspension system.

  • 2016 Ducati Panigale R | Buyer's Guide

    2016 Ducati Panigale R | Buyer’s Guide

    For riders looking to compete in World Superbike competition, the 2016 Ducati Panigale R is an impressive choice of mount. Using the WSBK-legal 1198cc Superquadro motor that puts out a startling 205 horsepower in street-legal trim, the Panigale R is truly a race bike in light disguise.