2016 new bike price guide

Author: Phil West Posted: 03 Jan 2016

Wondering how much next year’s headline new 2016 motorcycles are going to cost – and when they’ll be available? There are 66 new models available and we've already ridden 12 of them so keep an eye out for the handy road test links below.

Here’s our full round-up…

APRILIA

RSV4 RF

Top of the range V4 superbike gets even more sophisticated electronics, improved rear suspension and updated graphics for 2016.

Price: £18,135

Availability: Now

Stunning new 2016 Aprilia RSV4 RF


BIMOTA

Impeto

The Ducati 1198cc-powered super naked also has a supercharger option taking the power up from 162 to 180bhp. 

Price: £28,000

Availability: April 

Tesi Cafe Racer

A new retro version of its hub-centre steered Tesi.

Price: £28,450

Availability: May

Ducati-powered super naked is available with a supercharger kit


BMW

VIDEO: BMW's 2016 highlights from Motorcycle Live

RNine-T Scrambler

New ‘scrambler’ version of popular RNine-T retro roadster comes with a more basic spec (eg a steel instead of alloy tank) and is intended to be more entry-level and affordable.

Price: “Around £10,000”

Availability: September

G310R

All-new, single cylinder entry-level roadster

Price: £4750

Availability: July

C650 Sport

Sports version of BMW's maxi-scooter duo gets revised engine and suspension, new bodywork and name change (oddly it was called the C600 before)

Price: from £9600

Availability: February

C650GT

Touring version of maxi-scooter duo gets same updates as the Sport but milder styling tweaks.

Price: from £9900

Availability: February

*BIKE SOCIAL'S C650 ROAD TEST*

F700GS
Face-lifted and revised entry-level twin cylinder middleweight adventure bike.

Price: from £7750

Availability: February

F800GS

Face-lifted and revised twin-cylinder middleweight adventure bike.

Price: from £8850

Availability: February

BMW Rnine T Scrambler won't be available until September 2016Sub-£5k G310 R will be a surefire hit with the A2 licence holders BMW's C650GT sits alongside the C650 Sport as updates for 2016


CCM

GP450 RS

New supermoto version of the Bolton specialist’s lightweight adventure bike, the GP450, gets fat, 17-inch wheels and different WP forks to go with its ex-BMW 40bhp 450 single and clever bonded alloy frame.

Price: £9488

Availability: Early 2016


DUCATI

VIDEO: Ducati's 2016 highlights from Motorcycle Live

Scrambler Sixty2

New entry-level, 400cc version of Scrambler complies with A2 licence requirements and is cheapest bike in Ducati’s range.

Price: £6450

Availability: March

Scrambler Flat Track Pro

New AMA Flat Track inspired version of Scrambler is based on Scrambler Full Throttle with new seat, side panels, nose fairing and more.

Price: £8395

Availability: March

939 Hypermotard

Updated, Euro4-compliant successor to 821 Hypermotard has extra power, torque and more.

Price: £9995

Availability: March

939 Hypermotard SP

SP version of above has fully-adjustable Ohlins suspension, MotoGP-inspired livery and more.

Price: £12,595

Availability: March

939 Hyperstrada

Updated ‘Touring’ version of new Hypermotard has panniers, centre-stand, touring screen, revised ergonomics and more.

Price: £11,195

Availability: March

959 Panigale

Updated, Euro4-compliant successor to 899 has extra power, torque and more.

Price: £13,295 (£13,025 for red)

Availability: Late January

*BIKE SOCIAL'S 959 PANIGALE TRACK TEST*

Monster 1200R

Uprated, top-of-the-range Monster boasts 160bhp, Ohlins suspension and more.

Price: £15,250 (£15,450 for red)

Availability: January

*BIKE SOCIAL'S MONSTER 1200R TRACK TEST*

Multistrada 1200 Enduro

New, more rugged Enduro version with bigger tank and front wheel, double-sided swing-arm and true off-road ability.

Price: £16,690 (£16,890 for red)

Availability: Late March/early April

Multistrada 1200 ‘Pikes Peak’

Sports-focussed version of MTS1200 has sportier pipe, fairing and more.

Price: £19,290

Availability: March

XDiavel

New, feet-forward, more cruiser-orientated version of Diavel complete with belt-drive and launch control.

Price: £15,795

Availability: March

XDiavel S

Top spec version of new XDiavel with fancy wheels, carbon panels and more.

Price: £18,395

Availability: March

Ducati XDiavel S, in shops from MarchDucati 959 Panigale, coming in JanuarySportier focussed Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak edition


HARLEY-DAVIDSON

Street 750

New, entry-level, liquid-cooled V-twin

Price: starting at £5795

Availability: Now

*BIKE SOCIAL ROAD TEST*

Bike Social's Michael Mann rides the Street 750


HONDA

CRF1000L Africa Twin

Video: introducing Honda's Africa Twin at Motorcycle Live

Eagerly-anticipated, all-new adventure bike with true off-road ability.

Price: £10,499 (DCT version = £11,299)

Availability: Demos from January, sales February

*BIKE SOCIAL'S AFRICA TWIN ROAD TEST*

CB500F

Along with whole 500 twin family this roadster version of the A2-friendly machine receives sharper styling, new LED lights, larger tank and other updates for 2016.

Price: £5099

Availability: Late February/early March

CB500X

Along with whole 500 twin family this adventure-styled version of the A2-friendly machine receives sharper styling, new LED lights, larger tank and other updates for 2016.

Price: £5599

Availability: Late February/early March

CBR500R

Along with whole 500 twin family this sportster version of the A2-friendly machine receives sharper styling, new LED lights, larger tank and other updates for 2016.

Price: £5599

Availability: Late February/early March

NC750S

Roadster version of popular, new rider-friendly twin, which has novel, scooter-style storage in ‘tank’ plus optional semi-automatic ‘DCT’ gearbox, gets, like the 500s, mild styling tweaks, LED lights and new clocks for 2016.

Price: £6149 (DCT £6649)

Availability: Late February/early March

NC750X

Adventure version of popular, new rider-friendly twin, which has novel, scooter-style storage in ‘tank’ plus optional semi-automatic ‘DCT’ gearbox, gets, like the 500s, mild styling tweaks, LED lights and new clocks for 2016.

Price: £6649 (DCT £7049)

Availability: Late February/early March

VFR1200X Crosstourer

Range-topping V4 adventure bike improved for 2016 with new manually adjustable windscreen and updates to the optional ‘DCT’ semi-automatic transmission.

Price: £12,499 (DCT £13,299)

Availability: January

Bike Social's Marc Potter tests the Africa Twin


Husqvarna

701 Supermoto

Now under KTM ownership, Husky’s maddest ever supermoto boast 70bhp and Duke 690 underpinnings.

Price: £7999

Availability: Now

*BIKE SOCIAL'S 701 SUPERMOTO ROAD TEST*

Husqvarna's new 70bhp Supermoto is available now


Indian

Scout Sixty

New, smaller 999cc displacement, (or 61cubic inch, hence the name) version of the 1133cc Scout also has a lower spec, finish and price to make it more affordable and accessible.

Price: £8999 (compared to the Scout’s £10,499)

Availability: Now

*BIKE SOCIAL'S SCOUT SIXTY ROAD TEST*

999cc Scout Sixty comes in at £8999


KAWASAKI

Video: introducing the 2016 Kawasaki range at Motorcycle Live

J125

New scooter stablemate for J300 introduced last year is a premium 125 with maxi-scooter style features.

Price: £3799 (or £3899 for special edition version)

Availability: End of January

*BIKE SOCAL'S J125 ROAD TEST*

ZX-10R

Massively updated 2016 version of WSB-winning superbike features: revised bodywork and improved ergonomics; lightened crank and primary gear; updated geometry with an adjustable steering head and swingarm pivot and improved electronics.

Price: £13,649

Availability: End of January

The first full track test of the ZX10R will be coming very soon to Bike Social following the Malaysia-based world riding launch.

2016 ZX-10R arrives in the UK at the end of JanuaryNew for 2016, Kawasaki J125


KTM

Video: introducing the 2016 KTM range at Motorcycle Live

1290 Super Duke GT

Faired variant of the 1290 Super Duke super naked is spiritual successor to the old, popular 990 SM-T.

Price: £15,999

Availability: April

1290 Super Duke R Special Edition

Limited edition version of top spec Super Duke R super naked is laden with PowerParts accessories such as Akrapovic silencer, Wave brake discs, stiffer triple clamps, multi-adjustable levers plus a different seat, exclusive paint scheme, orange anodized goodies and carbon fibre generator and engine covers.

Price: £14,999

Availability: February

690 Duke

Fully-revised middleweight roadster single gets improved ergonomics and a power boost.

Price: £7699

Availability: January

690 Duke R

As standard 690 Duke but with fully adjustable WP suspension, Akrapovic pipe and more.

Price: £8999

Availability: January

*BIKE SOCIAL'S DUKE 690 AND 690 R ROAD AND TRACK TEST*

1290 SuperDuke GT available from £16k2016 KTM Duke 690 R2016 KTM Duke 690


MOTO GUZZI

V9 Roamer

First of two, all-new, more cruiser-oriented variants of the popular V7 roadster is intended as spiritual successor to Guzzi’s long-running 750 Nevada cruiser

Price: £7995 (est)

Availability: March

V9 Bobber

Second V9 variant follows blacked-out ‘bobber’ fashion with smaller front wheel.

Price: £7995 (est)

Availability: March

V7 II Stornello

Long-anticipated ‘scrambler’ version of popular V7 retro roadster complete with semi-knobbly tyres, high exhaust and more.

Price: £8499 (est)

Availability: March

MGX-21 ‘Flying Fortress’.

Attitude-packed ‘bagger’ based on California 1400 and derived from concept machine displayed last year.

Price: £18,000 (est)

Availability: “Later in 2016”

Moto Guzzi's 2016 V9 Bobber


MV AGUSTA

Brutale 800
Virtually all-new (and now Euro4 compliant) exotic, Italian, middleweight super naked triple

Price: £10,799

Availability: January

We'll be riding the new Brutale in January so keep your eyes on Bike Social for the first full review

Dragster RR ‘LH44’

Limited edition, special parts version of the 800 Dragster designed in association with F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton.

Price: £18,444

Availability: January

Special edition Lewis Hamilton MV Agusta


PIAGGIO

Liberty 125

All new version of popular ‘big wheel’ scooter

Price: £2400 (est)

Availability: March

Medley 125

New stylish variant of Liberty.

Price: £2600 (est)

Availability: March

New Piaggio Medley, due in the UK in March 2016


SUZUKI

Video: Suzuki's 2016 range introduced at Motorcycle Live

GSX-R1000

All-new, MotoGP-inspired superbike features variable valve timing, cutting-edge electronics and is expected to be the lightest and most compact GSX-R ever.

Price: £12,500 (estimate)

Availability: October

SV650

Popular V-twin middleweight is fully revised with Gladius engine/chassis, sleek new bodywork, new clocks and more.

Price: £5500 (estimate)

Availability: March/April

VanVan 200

New 199cc version of cult-ish, fat-tyred fun/beach bike.

Price: £3500 (estimate)

Availability: February/March

Due in the UK late summer/early autumn for an estimated £12,500


TRIUMPH

Video: Triumph's 2016 range introduced at Motorcycle Live

Street Twin

Entry-level version of Triumph’s all-new Bonneville comes in 900cc form and produces 55bhp and 59lbft.

Price: £7300 (£120 supplement for Matt Black, Aluminium Silver and Cranberry Red and Phantom Black colour schemes).

Availability: Late January

*BIKE SOCIAL'S STREET TWIN ROAD TEST*

Bonneville T120 and T120 Black

1200cc ‘high torque’ version of all-new Bonneville comes in classic, ‘60s style T120 and trendy, blacked-out ‘Black’ form, both at the same price.

Price: £9600

Availability: Late April

Thruxton

Sportier, cafe racer version of all-new Bonneville comes in two forms, both with added performance.

Price: £10,500 (est)

Availability: Late April

Thruxton ‘R’

High spec ‘R’ version of new Thruxton comes with uprated suspension, including inverted forks, better, radially-mounted Brembo brakes and more.

Price: £11,800 (est)

Availability: Late April

Speed Triple 1050 S

Familiar looks, but virtually all-new with uprated engine, new electronics and tweaked styling including new headlights.

Price: £10,200 (est)

Availability: Early March

Speed Triple 1050 R

New ‘R’ version of all-new Speed Triple comes with a host of refinements including uprated suspension, wheels and brakes.

Price: £11,500 (est)

Availability: Early March

*Bike Social will be riding the Speed Triple S and R in January, keep your eyes peeled for the first full reviews

Tiger Explorer 1200

Fully revised into new range of six machines over two families, similar to the Tiger 800 range. There’s three, more road-orientated ‘XR’ variants and three more off-road ‘XC’s all with engine, electronics and other changes.

Price: TBA

Availability: Late March

Bike Social's Michael Mann has already ridden the Street TwinOne of six new Explorers from Triumph in 2016Speed Triple S and R due for 2016, we'll be riding them soon


YAMAHA

Video: introducing the 2016 Yamaha range at Motorcycle Live

MT-10

All-new super naked based on R1-S (the US-only, budget version of the new R1), is detuned for more torque and gets the same chassis, suspension and electronics, but in a more brutish, high-barred package.

Price: TBA

Availability: Early May

FJR1300

Significantly updated for 2016 with new six-speed gearbox, uprated clutch, LED lights, facelifted clocks and (on higher spec models) adaptive cornering lights.

Price: from £13,299

Availability: Mid February

MT-03

Entry-level, A2-compliant roadster twin is effectively a naked version of 2015’s R3 sportster.

Price: £4499

Availability: Early March

XSR900

Restyled, semi-retro version of the popular MT-09 triple.

Price: £7849 (60th anniversary version £7999)

Availability: Mid February

XSR700

Restyled, semi-retro version of the popular MT-07 twin.

Price: £6249 (60th anniversary version £6399)

Availability: Early January

*BIKE SOCIAL'S XSR700 ROAD TEST*

Brand new Yamaha MT-10Entering a competitive market - MT-03XSR900 - we'll be riding it very soon

 


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