Ducati Desmosedici vs Ferrari 430 Scuderia
Which is fastest - the Ducati Desmosedici RR or the Ferrari 430 Scuderia? Car fans will argue a supercar can out-brake and out-corner a bike, but we'll point out that a bike's power-to-weight ratio is much better, so in a straight race the car will never even get close enough to the bike to use its 'magic' powers. To prove two wheels are better than four forever, were pitching arguably the best road bike in the world against one of the best road cars, in perfect conditions at the Almeria circuit in Spain. Watch the video to see the result. You can read the full report in this week's MCN, on sale Wednesday November 11.
BMW S1000RR vs European rivals
In February we tested the BMW S1000RR against the Yamaha R1, Honda Fireblade, Suzuki GSX-R1000 and new Kawasaki ZX-10R and it dominated the test. This week we put the BMW up against the Europeans - the Ducati 1198SP, KTM RC8R, Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC and MV Agusta F4 1000R - to see if it can maintain its dominance of the 1000cc sports bike class.
Speed test: S1000RR v RSV4 v Hayabusa v ZZ-R1400
20 years after the launch of the original hyperbike, Kawasaki's ZZ-R1100, superbikes like BMW's S1000RR are now so fast they're rendering the Hayabusa and co. irrelevant... Or are they? Read the full test in this week's MCN, on sale Wednesday 19 May 2010.
Akrapovič Morsus World First Ride
MCN Road Tester Trevor Franklin takes the critically acclaimed Akrapovic Morsus for a world first test ride in Slovenia. The Morsus is a unique custom machine built for aftermarket Exhaust giant Akrapovic by specialists Dreamachine Motorcycles of Slovenia. It went from drawing to finished article in just two and a half months and went on to win major European custom show championships, culminating with an entry to the AMD World Championship. View more great motorcycling videos on the MCN channel: http://www.youtube.com/motorcyclenewsdotcom Subscribe to the MCN YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motorcyclenewsdotcom Get the latest motorcycle news at http://www.motorcyclenews.com/ Join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MotorcycleNews/ Motor Cycle News on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/MCNNews MCN sport on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/MCNSport