The popular specialized edition of CycleWorld regularly encourages motorcycle fans with professional advice and reviews. To help everyone who chooses an iron horse for themselves, the experts of the publication made a rating of the best motorcycles in 2013.A number of models remained in the rating since last year, however, a dozen of the best replenished with some interesting novelties.
We will try to briefly evaluate the characteristics and features of each of these really outstanding bikes.
10. BMW R1200GS
10. BMW R1200GS
The best motorcycle for travel - adventure is equipped with a water-cooled engine. The working volume of the engine is 1170 cm? , the maximum power is 125 hp. The bike has a 6-speed transmission, a tank capacity of 30 liters and a curb weight of 260 kg.
9. BMW HP4
The best superbike has a curb weight of 199 kg, a fuel tank with a capacity of 17.5 liters, a 6-speed transmission and a liter engine. Up to 100 km / h the motorcycle accelerates in just 2.9 seconds.
8. DUCATI STREETFIGHTER 848
The best middle-bike motorcycle takes an honorable place in the ranking for the second year in a row. The bike has a 850 cc engine, a proprietary Traction Control System( DTC), a 16.5 liter fuel tank. The price of a motorcycle in Russia is about 750 thousand rubles.
7. BMW K 1600 GTL
The best tourist motorcycle 2013 is designed to overcome long routes with maximum comfort. The engine in volume of 1649 sm?develops power up to 160 hp. The fuel tank has a volume of 26.5 liters, and the average fuel consumption per 100 km of the bike is 4.6 liters in the suburban cycle. The price of a motorcycle in Russia is about 1,150 thousand rubles.
6. KAWASAKI KX450F
The best cross bike is equipped with a 449 cm? Engine, has a curb weight of 113 kg, a tank capacity of 6.2 liters. Motorcycle housing is distinguished by an aluminum half-duplex frame. The average price of this motorcycle in Russia is 350 thousand rubles.
5. BMW K1600GT
The best sport tourist in 2013 has a motor with a volume of 1600 cm?power 160 hp, weight 320 kg with a full tank, 6-speed transmission and a tank of 24 liters. The average price of this heavy and very powerful motorcycle in Russia is 1 million rubles.
4. KAWASAKI ZX-14R
The best straight bike perfectly combines the swift, streamlined forms of a sports bike with the maximum comfort of a rider. The bike is equipped with an engine with a volume of 1441 cm? , lightweight wheel disks and ABS braking system. The price of a motorcycle in Russia is about 750 thousand rubles.
3. HONDA CB1100
The best standard motorcycle has a motor with a volume of 1140 cm?power 90 hp, 6-speed gearbox and a weight of 248 kg with an empty tank. The average price of a motorcycle in Russia is 470 thousand rubles.
2. KTM 500 EXC
The best enduro bike of the in 2013 has an engine of 510.4 cm?, A 6-speed transmission, a weight of 122 kg with an empty tank. The motorcycle is ideal for those who like sports and for traveling thousands of kilometers, and on any route. The average price of a motorcycle in Russia is 450 thousand rubles.
1. MOTO GUZZI CALIFORNIA 1400 CUSTOM
The best 2013 cruiser is the flagship model of the famous Italian manufacturer. The bike is equipped with a 1380 cm V-shaped engine, a three-level traction control, weighs 300 kg. The price for a motorcycle starts from 475 thousand rubles.