Hottest new faces at the EICMA 2015
Snapshot: Like every year, EICMA 2015 was a great success, and with it came some of the new motorcycles which will be talked about for a long time to come.
EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori), or the Milan Motorcycle Show is an annual trade show in Milan, Italy featuring motorcycles. Manufacturers from around the globe participates in the show and showcase a glimpse of what future holds. Below is the list of top 10 hottest debuts at this year’s EICMA.
- Scrambler Sixty2 by Ducati-
The hugely anticipated Scrambler 400 has made its debut at the EICMA 2015 and has been christened - Ducati ScramblerSixty2. Ducati has taken the basic Scrambler chassis and has re-sleeved the Scrambler's air-cooled v-twin 803cc unit into a 400cc displacement L-twin churning out 41bhp of power. It is a brilliant product for a market like ours and if launched will surely take the market by storm. Like its elder sibling, the Scrambler Sixty2 will share similar dimensions.
- Benelli Leoncino-
This offering from the legendary Italian brand, Benelli was surely one of the hottest new faces at the EICMA this year. Propelling 499.6cc parallel twin cylinder engine which is capable of making 47bhp of power and a tasty 45Nm of torque with its traditional chain drive and 6 speed gearbox. Leoncino will fair against the upcoming Scrambler Sixty2 by Ducati. With Scrambler Sixty2 and Leoncino, learning riders will have more options to choose from.
- XDiavel by Ducati-
The new belt driven cruiser from Ducati is an expansion of its hugely famous Diavel motorcycle. The only difference is, this one is more of a cruiser. Running on a 1262cc L twin engine that churns out 156bhp of max power and a whopping 131 Nm of torque. Ducati Diavel already has a huge fan base and now being introduced as a cruiser, the new XDiavel will redefine the term, cruiser.
- Yamaha MT-10, The Transformer-
The new MT-10 by Yamaha is atrocious. It reminded us of the transformers age. It propels the same 999cc liquid-cooled inline four cylinder DOHC 16 valves engine from the YZF-R1. Its brutal appeal has made the MT-10 one of the most talked about motorcycles at the EICMA 2015. Its ferociously wicked visuals has made MT-10 the most aggressive model in the whole MT series by Yamaha.
- Suzuki GSX-R1000-
The Japanese automaker unveiled the replacement of the current series GSX-R1000 at the EICMA. This is the fastest and most advanced Gixxer ever produced and will be launched as a 2017 model. The new gen GSX-R1000 will feature the new Suzuki litre class is Variable Valve Timing (VVT) and the bike will have most advanced 10-level traction control system, launch control, three different riding modes probably handled by a ride-by-wire system and also a quick shifter for smooth upshift and downshift operations.
Now the EICMA is over, we are desperately waiting for the upcoming AutoExpo 2016. Don’t forget to leave your comments in the section below.
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