OEM patents continue to highlight (potential) future models
Patent and trademark research is now officially part of the powersports media landscape. This sentiment comes not only from the many articles published by various media channels examining OEM patent filings, but by the increasing accuracy such research provides in determining new products in the pipeline.
Last year, Dealernews published an
Harley-Davidson leads 2016 lineup with Iron 883, Forty-Eight, S-series
MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Two new Dark Custom models highlight Harley-Davidson's lineup for 2016.
The new Iron 883 and Forty-Eight are "inspired by the rebellious spirit of the past," updated with a modern design and new suspensions to enhance rider comfort.
In a performance boost for 2016, new S series limited-edition cruisers, the Fat Boy S and Softail Slim S, get Screamin' Eagle Twin Cam...
Arctic Cat leads 2016 with more powerful Wildcat, new ATV branding
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Arctic Cat is offering 32 North American models in its first wave of introductions for the 2016 year, including seven all-new products and a renamed ATV line.
The 2016 lineup includes four special edition models, powered-up Wildcat Sport models and the new Alterra ATV brand which replaces the XR.
"We unveiled exciting new special editions and models to meet the needs o...
Cobra boosts performance, durability for 2016 MX bikes
HILLSDALE, Mich. - Cobra Moto's mission for the 2016 model year has been to improve chassis and engine performance and make its line of bikes "easier to own" by improving durability and maintainability, according to Sean Hilbert, president.
The CX65 receives a new rear shock, all-new cylinder porting for more power throughout the RPM range, more durable brake and clutch hydraulics, and ...
HUSQVARNA'S 2016 motocross lineup, announced this past week, features substantial weight savings, plus new bodywork, engine design and carbon fiber subframes, the company announced.
The OEM debuted the FC 450 (shown, right), FC 350 and FC 250 4-stroke models for 2016 along with a redesigned TC 125 (shown, below). 'Husqvarna's six-strong MY16 range ensures racers and riders alike have the ...
BRP Can-Am unveils 2016 Spyder F3-S Special at Sturgis rally
STURGIS, S.D. - BRP this past weekend unveiled its 2016 Can-Am Spyder F3-S Special Series in Triple Black during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, giving test riders the opportunity to try out the new Spyder on the premium roads of South Dakota's Black Hills.
"We have a great deal of current Spyder owners here to help us celebrate, and it is a perfect opportunity to show off this eye-catching ne...