CF MOTO 800MT TOURING (2022 – on) Review

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4 out of 5 (4/5)

As sure as with electric vehicles, global warming and English world cup football disappointment, Chinese motorcycles remain the ‘coming thing’. And, backed by the popular success of lightweight brands such as Lexmoto and Sinnis along with Chinese/European retro mash-ups like Bullit (now Bluroc) and Herald, the question now is not so much a case of ‘if’ Chinese bikes are good enough – but ‘when’.

Or, more specifically: ‘When is a Chinese brand going to build, not just

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Adventure Bike Review: Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250

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We know that getting deep into the backcountry often requires a rugged all-terrain vehicle. But most of you probably don’t realize that a motorcycle is just as capable (maybe more so) as a four-wheel drive truck or SUV—it just can’t haul near as much gear. Harley-Davidson, the iconic motorcycle brand, entered the adventure motorcycle fray this year with its Pan America 1250, a rugged off-roader that sports a powerful 1,252-cubic-centimeter, liquid-cooled V-twin engine that produces 150-horsepower.

Motorcycles have long been able to access remote areas of the world. Thrill-seekers like Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman chose the BMW R

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2021 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Review

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“I thought you’d gone to pick up a Harley to review?” quipped my wife, eyeing the new Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 quizzically. She’s got a point. The Harley-Davidson name almost always evokes images of big, burly, cruiser motorcycles with gleaming chrome, and that typical v-twin big bore engine. And that’s exactly the image almost everyone has, of a Harley, whether he or she’s into motorcycles or not. The Pan America 1250 is the newest adventure touring motorcycle in the market, and it’s a Harley-Davidson! There’s no gleaming chrome, nor is it a cruiser, so, in a way, it’s far from

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2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata review: Simply the best

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Why get the Miata in white when Mazda offers its awesome Soul Red?


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What can I say about the Mazda MX-5 Miata that hasn’t been said before? It’s the best-selling two-seat sports car in history, with more than 1 million sold around the world. It’s been called the answer to everything and the greatest car ever made. We at Roadshow like it so much we have five in our personal-car fleet, and I own two: a 2004 Mazdaspeed Miata and Buddy, my lifted 2001 Miata. Suffice it to say, I love this car.

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  • Excellent handling
  • Happy,
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Electric motorbike review: Zero Motorcycles SR/S

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Speaking of propulsion, the SR/S features a sizeable 14.4kWh lithium-ion battery paired with a compact electric motor. We will get to acceleration later, but in terms of range, Zero claims the SR/S should be able to cover around 161 miles in the city, while a constant cruise at 70mph will return an 82-mile range. Combine the two and you get a 109-mile real-world range, which is roughly on a par with the significantly more expensive Livewire. 

In terms of charging speed, the Standard model (£19,590) gets a 3kW on-board charger, while the Premium model (£21,590) gets a 6kW rapid-charger. When

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Toyota GR86 Review | Sports Cars 2021

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The Takeaway

Toyota’s new GR86 is a reminder that low-powered sports cars are incredibly fun to drive. Its slightly bigger 2.4-liter four-cylinder boxer engine provides excellent mid-range torque where the previous GT86’s 2.0-liter engine would bog down. Still, it has the versatility to be a daily driver during the week when it’s not barnstorming the track on the weekend.

  • Now part of the Gazoo Racing sub-brand, the GR86 drives as good as it looks.
  • The standard Michelin Primacy all-season tires provide the same lively handling characteristics as the previous generation.
  • Sporting a new shift lever and calibration, the manual gear
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