The New York International Motorcycle Show is one of the most anticipated events of motorcycle enthusiasts all over the world. The show is attended by thousands of people every year. Motorcycle manufacturers are also looking forward to the said event, since this is a perfect venue for them to showcase all their new models and show the consumers the innovations that they have developed for the riders. In Australia, retailers such as S3 performance have started to provide several motorcycle accessories from the event.
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This year, the Progressive Motorcycle Show was held at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Various motorbike brands as well as motorcycle enthusiasts participated during the event. Here are five models that have stood out among the hundreds of motorcycle models that were exhibited at the event:
Harley Davidson 8-Valve Board Track Racer (1928 model)
This vintage Harley Davidson motorcycle has caught a lot of attendees’ attention. This racing bike has no exhaust system, has a 1000cc four-stroke and has four valves per cylinder. This model is also very rare—there were less than 50 units that were produced in 1928 and costed $1500 back then.
Ducati Diavel Cromo (2012 model)
This new Ducati model looks stunning. The color combination of black and gold on its body makes it look very stylish and modern. Aside from its magnificent exterior, it also boasts its 162-HP Desmoquattro engine. This model was popular to those riders who are seeking for thrill and excitement on the road.
Touratech F800GS model
This motorcycle model by Touratech definitely made a buzz because of its unique features. It has foglight kit, iPhone bracket, crash bars and sidecases. Riders that are on the go will definitely appreciate the said features.
Erik Buell’s EBR 1190RS model
Erik Buell used to be part of Harley Davidson, and this motorcycle model is his first bike since he left the said company. The color scheme is simple—all black with a little touch of gold as accent. The model has inside-out front brake and two-stroke style exhaust canister. Its detailing is also beautiful and caught a lot of attention of motorcycle enthusiasts.
Hyosung GT520 (2012 model)
Hyosung is a Korean motorcycle brand that is known for their stylish detailing and powerful engines. This model has a Suzuki-designed 250cc V-Twin fuel injection, sturdy and modernized plastics as well as triple-disc brakes.
It is also fascinating to take note that few people talked about how gorgeous the EBR 1190RS’ and Hyosung GT250’s brake discs are. There have been a lot of inquiries too if there are cheaper alternatives in the market without compromising the quality.
In sum, this year’s motorcycle show has showcased a lot of interesting models. It is good to know that designers and enthusiasts always aim to innovate for better. Next year’s show is definitely going to be exciting.