The Thunderously Good Aprilia Tuono V4

The Aprilia Tuono

Italian motorcycle maker Aprilia makes some interesting bikes, and this road tester thought Aprilia’s aggressively styled naked Tuono V4 was fantastic, as you will hear in this brief video road test. By the way, “tuono” is the Italian word for “thunder” – not a bad name for a high performance road bike. The reviewer thinks the Tuono […]

Italy’s Electric Dream Racer – The eCRP 1.4

The eCRP 1.4 Electric Racing Motorcycle

Innovative Italian engineers at CRP Racing in Modena, Italy have come up with an even faster version of their fast evolving 100% electric racing motorcycle – the eCRP 1.4. This environmentally friendly racing motorcycle is capable of hitting 220 Kph, which is just over 135 miles per hour.  Not blindingly fast, but not that slow […]

V-Max, Italian Style – Ducati’s Diavel

The Italian V-Max - the 2011 Ducati Diavel

If you’ve ever lusted after the outrageously superb Yamaha V-Max, you’ll love Ducati‘s latest bike  – the devilishly seductive Diavel. It sounds as mean as it looks too, but I have to admit I prefer the V-Max’s meaty exhaust note. If you want to hear how the Diavel sounds, those Motorcycle News people have kindly […]

Ducati Streetfighter a Hit with MCN

A Ducati Streetfighter

I don’t think I’ve written about Italian motorbikes before. This is a little strange as I was a huge fan of motorbikes and I may not have ever made it to Italy if I’d actually gone and bought the Triumph Speed Triple I’d been eyeing up. I didn’t, so here I am in Milan. Italy […]