The standard definition of naked motorcycles is – sport bikes without fairing, but that is a terrible underestimation, since these bikes have been evolving on their own and now they occupy a separate class with multiple iconic models that can stand their own against many superbikes, while remaining great daily riders.
Today we will show you the best models on today’s market that are suitable for riders with different skill level and financial status.
Motorcycles featured in this video:
Ducati Monster 797: ducati.com/us/en/bikes/monster/monster-797
The Monster has existed for quarter of a century with uncountable number of iterations, each with its own soul and purpose. The rather fresh 797 is a perfect entrance to the Ducati world, tending to those customers who were abandoned when the 696 and 796 models were removed.
Triumph Speed Triple S / RS and Triumph Street Triple: triumphmotorcycles.co.uk/motorcycles/roadsters
Triumph’s performance naked bikes lineup is represented by 5 models from Speed Triple and Street Triple families all equipped with signature inline three cylinder engines. At the moment the Street Triple gang consists of 3 models S, R and RS.
Yamaha MT-07: yamahamotorsports.com/hyper-naked/models/mt-07
If you are accustomed to Yamaha naming their Hypernaked lineup with FX index, you will have to get used to the new 2018 classification – MT, which conceals the description of its key feature – the mastery of torque.
KTM 790 DUKE: ktm.com/naked/790-duke
Cleverly nicknamed the Scalpel, Duke 790 is the sharpest tool in the KTM’s shed of naked bikes. It was engineered to dominate the streets with precision and was tasked to put a grin on your face when blasting out of corners.
BMW G 310 R: bmwmotorcycles.com/en/models/roadster/g310r.html
Among more powerful and torquier bikes G310R manages to stand out due to its maneuverability, forgiving demeanor and affordability, something that BMW motorcycles have been lacking for a long time.
Agusta BRUTALE 800 RR: mvagusta.com/en/model/brutale/800-rr
With this bike we will give you a sneak peak of how amazing and intimidating naked motorcycles get to be. The Brutale 800 RR enters the world of superbikes topping the standard model by 31 horsepower.
Suzuki SV650: suzukicycles.com/Product%20Lines/Cycles/Products/SV650/2018/SV650A.aspx
2018 Suzuki SV650 is a more refined version of the iconic model that in addition to smooth performance and universal capabilities offers great fuel economy rated at 72.43 MPG and low emissions.
Honda CB650F: powersports.honda.com/Model/standard/2018/cb650f.aspx
Honda CB650F is a naked bike based on Honda CBR650F that has been stripped of excessive plastic to show off beautiful machinery underneath.
Kawasaki Z650: kawasaki.com/Products/2018-Z650-ABS#
Kawasaki Z650 is a middleweight entry-level bike that is based on the fully faired Ninja 650. It is also the first naked sportsbike from the company to be sold on the US market since 2010.
VITPILEN 701: husqvarna-motorcycles.com/us/vitpilen/vitpilen-701/
Vitpilen 701, a classic naked motorcycle that was awarded with futuristic styling and progressive mechanics. It is sure to find its fans in no time.