The apex of motorcycle announcement season is here! EICMA, the world’s largest motorcycle show, happens this week in Milan, Italy! While most of the excitement will take place on Tuesday, November 8th, the show itself goes on from the 8th-13th, with the public being allowed in the facility for the last days. Every year the Italian Trade Agency invites editors and distributors from around the world to attend the show so, for 2022, Ryan Adams will be reporting live from the Fiera Milano exhibition grounds, giving Motorcycle.com access to information
This is a flat-four engine from a 1957 Porsche 356A, it would have originally had a displacement of 1600cc and power output of approximately 60 bhp. It’s now been rebuilt with a slew of new parts and its displacement has now been bumped up to 1,720cc.
The Porsche 356 started out as a relatively simple affair, the first examples had engines based around a Volkswagen Beetle block and were largely handmade.
The genius of the design saw the 356 rise to become one of the most popular German sports cars of its time with some variants, like the Speedster, having
Best Sport-Touring Motorcycle of 2022: Suzuki GSX-S1000GT+
From a pure performance standpoint, the Ducati in the runner-up position would wipe the floor with the Suzuki here. But every year it’s worth reminding readers that these awards are about more than just outright performance. We also factor in the intangible factors, like what a certain model means for the brand or for the category, and the GT+ is a sign that the traditional, non-adventure-based, sport-tourers are still alive and kicking. There’s also just the shock and awe factor. As in, we expected Suzuki’s GSX-S1000GT+ to be a nice motorcycle – but
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Zweig serves as the entrepreneur-in-residence at the Sam M. Walton College of Business and has taught entrepreneurship at the University of Arkansas for over 15 years. Zweig currently serves as the
Swedish electric automaker Polestar has toyed around with two-wheelers before, but the company looks set to embark on its most ambitious bike project yet with a new electric bicycle model.
The company’s CEO Thomas Ingenlath recently announced that Polestar will expand an ongoing partnership with Allebike to create a new electric bike.
That partnership previously led to a pedal bike, but Polestar appears set to bring batteries into the equation for the latest model.
At the same time, Ingenlath seems to strike a distinction between Polestar and other automotive companies that white label their way to an electric bike.