PCX Hybrid, Forza and 2019 CBR1000RR Fireblade Debut at KLIMS 2018

PCX Hybrid, Forza and 2019 CBR1000RR Fireblade Debut at KLIMS 2018

The 2018 Kuula Lumpur Motor Show (KLIMS), which is being held at MITEC for the first time, saw Boon Siew Honda (BSH) unveiling new motorcycles that are yet to be on sale in the local motorcycle market – the PCX Hybrid, Forza and the 2019 CBR1000RR Fireblade. Combined, the three bikes present a feast for…

WorldSBK Winter Test MotorLand: Jonathan Rea fastest; Panigale V4 RS 19 off the pace

WorldSBK Winter Test MotorLand: Jonathan Rea fastest; Panigale V4 RS 19 off the pace

Reigning world champion Jonathan Rea of Kawasaki Racing Team (KRT) has put in a strong opening day on track around MotorLand Aragon, ending the first day of winter testing fastest as unofficial times were recorded at the Spanish circuit. But it was Ducati stealing the headlines, with the debut of the V4 R. Beginning 2019…

EICMA Show: 2019 Honda CB650R made its debut

EICMA Show: 2019 Honda CB650R made its debut

Honda brings a fresh new approach to the ultra-competitive naked middleweight arena, with the Neo Sports Café styling of the Honda CB650R. The classically- Honda four-cylinder engine propels a lightweight chassis with high-revving brio, and premium specifications throughout include 41mm Showa SFF USD fork, radial-mount four-piston brake calipers, Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC), assist/slipper clutch…

EICMA Show: Honda unveils 2019 edition of the CBR500R

EICMA Show: Honda unveils 2019 edition of the CBR500R

Honda’s fully-faired CBR500R – launched in 2013 alongside the naked CB500F and adventure-styled CB500X – gives a genuine sporting energy to its fun-focused twin-cylinder ‘light middleweight’ trio. Suitable for riders looking to move up from a smaller machine, it instils the excitement of sports bike ownership into every ride yet also delivers sensible running costs, making…

BMW Motorrad announces WorldSBK return with Tom Sykes and Markus Reiterberger

BMW Motorrad announces WorldSBK return with Tom Sykes and Markus Reiterberger

BMW Motorrad is making a comeback to WorldSBK championship with a Factory team in 2019, following the German company’s unveiling of the new S1000RR during the annual motorcycle show, EICMA in Milan. The return of BMW’s Factory effort will see the all-new 2019 S1000RR superbike developed and prepared by the Munich factory alongside the Shaun Muir…

Honda NSR150RR: Rebuilt from junk status and ready to ride for RM5,800

Honda NSR150RR: Rebuilt from junk status and ready to ride for RM5,800

During the reign of 2-stroke motorcycles in Malaysia, one particular sports motorcycle stands out from the rest. That motorcycle is none other than the Honda NSR150RR, wholly assembled in Thailand and imported into Malaysia by Boon Siew Honda (BSH). The NSR150RR’s entry into Malaysia from 1997 was timely as it was during the reign of…

Behold the new Ducati Panigale V4 R Debuts with 217hp & Winglets

Behold the new Ducati Panigale V4 R Debuts with 217hp & Winglets

Ducati, the Italian motorcycle manufacturer has unveiled the 2019 Panigale V4 R, complete with winglets and a massive 217hp, despite having a smaller engine capacity of 998cc than this year’s Panigale V4 S, which is set at 1100cc. The new Panigale V4 R is built for WorldSBK homologation, and as such, this Ducati will surely…

Marc Marquez’s 70th career win in Sepang earns Honda the 2018 MotoGP Constructors Title

Marc Marquez’s 70th career win in Sepang earns Honda the 2018 MotoGP Constructors Title

Photos: Repsol Honda From 7th on the Sepang starting grid to the 70th win in his career: In Malaysia, Marc Marquez took his ninth win this season and his 44th in MotoGP class, earning Honda its 24th Premier Class Constructors Title. Furthermore, thanks to today’s win of newly crowned Moto3 World Champion Jorge Martin, Honda…

80th career pole for Marquez at rainy Sepang Circuit, but he’ll start from third row

80th career pole for Marquez at rainy Sepang Circuit, but he’ll start from third row

Today Marc Marquez took an historic 80th pole position across all classes, despite the tricky conditions that affected qualifying day at Sepang Circuit. Nonetheless, he’ll start tomorrow’s race from seventh place on the grid after being sanctioned with a six-place penalty. Fair weather is rarely an enduring condition in Malaysia but the race in Sepang Circuit…

Honda Africa Twin now available in Matt Ballistic Black Metallic

Honda Africa Twin now available in Matt Ballistic Black Metallic

For the latest color update, the standard variant model of the Africa Twin will now features the Matt Ballistic Black Metallic to complement the existing color palettes available in the AT line-up to the Malaysian buyers. The new color would further entice the visual appearance of the Africa Twin by providing a subtle yet stylish…

Q & A with five-time 500cc World Champion Mick Doohan

Q & A with five-time 500cc World Champion Mick Doohan

“Marc would not have had any problems with a 500cc bike, because great riders like him are able to adapt to any machinery” The above was said by Mick Doohan, Repsol Honda’s former 5-time 500cc world champion, who is as popular as ever at last weekend’s Australian Grand Prix, where Marc Márquez honoured him by…

Repsol Honda Team head to Malaysia for the last stint of the tripleheader

Repsol Honda Team head to Malaysia for the last stint of the tripleheader

After a brief stop in Indonesia to meet his numerous local fans at a Pull & Bear store in Jakarta, Repsol Honda rider Marc Marquez headed to Malaysia to join his team at the Sepang International Circuit, which will play host to the third and final back-to-back flyaway race this Sunday. Having been innocently involved…