View of the motorcycle market in 2014 part 2

View of the motorcycle market in 2014 part 2

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Competition in the German motorcycle market is tough Eight larger, Some smaller, and a dozen small manufacturers offer a total of about 200 different models. That BMW, Honda and Harley-Davidson at the end of 2014  I’m his order  will be back on top in the industry is Considered safe. Purpose behind it all is in flux.

Yamaha ounce giant market , but over the years biggest loser , Apparently has hit with several new models , the nerve of the customer , KTM prospered for many years , Kawasaki flaunts a modern , broad -based program model , Triumph leaves Almost no segment unoccupied Maintains and Ducati its sporty attitude paired with a now very high quality standards.

Suzuki wants to push back stronger forward Effective Continuously -have you lost market share over the years , altho the renewal of the program model has not yet been advanced . Many Neumodelle , Especially Yamaha and KTM , make an odd halfway reliable forecast about the development of the motorcycle market in Germany in 2014 very difficult.


This segment is by matching conviction of all industry experts Currently as good as dead – and yet there are two real success models derived, namely the BMW S 1000RR with her mega-high tech offshoot HP4 and well over 190 bhp Ducati 1199 Panigale . Both the BMW S 1000RR as well as to the Ducati 2013 Compared to the previous year must leave Some feathers , the goal HP4 more than offset the has Losses for BMW.

That Could succeed the new displacement and less Powerful 899 Panigale Ducati this year . Could not play a significant role more on the market in the last two years , the oven Japanese supersport Honda Fireblade , Kawasaki ZX- 10R , Suzuki GSX -R1000 and Yamaha R1. That aussi Will probably 2014 Not Otherwise , demand for superbikes is limping around the world , and therefore do not invest more Japanese manufacturers strong here .

The smaller 600cc class is so very weak demand for That Honda CBR 600RR 2014 His Hot Has the same full withdrawal from the German market . Altho the Honda Fireblade has been Technically Slightly revised for the new season including the power Slightly pink  but this is not Likely to Dramatically affect sales .

In addition , the superbikes Threatens reinforced adversity through the So-Called “Power Nakeds  such as the new BMW S 1000R , KTM Super Duke R 1290 Kawasaki Z1000 the gold ; thesis offer more or less the performance of super athletes , goal are pleasant to drive on public roads.

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in this difficulty to define Niche  here is more of Sport, Touring or more in the foreground ? – There are Some interesting motorcycles Technically That have Been revised partly strong for 2014.

This Applies to the 106 hp from its Honda VFR 800F with V4 engine and the Kawasaki Z 1000 SX icts with 142 -hp four  cylinder engine . It was only in 2013 Lifted the only two cylinder BMW F 800GT (90 hp ) That has done well in its first year of sales .

Other Representatives of this species are the 172- hp Honda VFR 1200F , All which également with a very innovative dual -clutch transmission , and 175 hp from icts BMW K 1300S . On the edge of this kennel are very agile and lightweight Ducati Hyper Strada icts with 821 cc two  cylinder engine and 110 hp wide and the brand new MV Agusta Turismo Veloce is 800 (125 hp ) to settle . Only outspoken performance fetishists Will resort to Kawasaki ZZR 1400 with 200 hp and its Nearly as strong Suzuki Hayabusa 1300.

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View of the motorcycle market in 2014 part 2

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Summarized in this segment models boast great ride comfort on long journeys , offer much power and Often Often plenty of displacement , Which is Why They can drive confidently and shift arm .

New entry into this segment , the 2014 BMW R 1200RT is , with the same type predecessor , It Has only the design principle of the boxer engine together , everything else is new . It Would be a big surprise if this equipped with high tech specialties Many BMW model Would not put straight in at the top of this two  wheeler segment.

Making life difficulties it is only a year old particularly Triumph Trophy that looks frumpy and dumpy Relatively partner after the appearance of the dynamically styled and slim acting BMW. Furthermore , for steady sales figures are well equipped with the six -cylinder engines models BMW K 1600 GT and GTL six cylinder and aussi Honda Gold Wing in 1800 .

Much better than calculated previously expected to set the scene to 2014 , now finally with an innovative electronic frame available Yamaha FJR 1300, while the Kawasaki 1400GTR and  more odd  the Honda Pan European 1300  are Likely to do little more than one year existence extras the German market .

As before , their lovers (2013 Namely about 800) takes the well known Suzuki Bandit 1250F , its Makes em appear excellent value for Many customers still desirable , odd though this model Appears to be something Technically antiquated .

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