New motorcycle releases and major announcements set for Sydney Motorcycle Show

By November 19, 2015 October 16th, 2016 In The Media, Sydney Motorcycle Show

This weekends 2015 Sydney Motorcycle Show presented by InsureMyRide is set to the be the biggest yet with more new model motorcycles being revealed, growing celebrity interest and two major announcements to be made.

In an unprecedented move and just days after their worldwide unveil at EICMA, Ducati’s XDiavel, Multistrada 1200 Enduro and Scrambler Sixty2 will be unveiled to the Australian market during tomorrow morning’s ‘Media Walk’.

These new motorcyles will steer Ducati towards new worlds: the ‘Cruiser world’ with the XDiavel, the ‘Adventure world’ with the Multistrada 1200 Enduro and the ‘Pop world’ with the Ducati Scrambler Sixty2

Ducati Ambassador and Rugby League legend Anthony Minichiello will be making an appearance on the Ducati stand from 1pm – 2.00pm on Saturday.

For 2016, Suzuki introduces the SV650 once again with a more clear focus on the V-twin character. The new SV 650 has greater engine performance, class-leading fuel economy, lighter weight and sportier package in an affordable price range.

Raising the original “V-twin fun machine” concept even higher with the latest Suzuki innovations, the SV650’s newest version now sets a higher standard.

Sydney Motorcycle Show Organiser Mark Petersen said this years event was shaping up to be the biggest yet.

“This years show is incredible,” said Petersen. “The range of new bikes is astounding and to be revealing them 48hours after EICMA is a huge coup for everyone involved.

“Tomorrow is a day not to be missed with the bike unveils and a major announcement by Motorcycling Australia.

“The celebrity interest in the Sydney Motorcycle Show is also growing and not just from within the industry. Along with the likes of Kel Carruthers, Troy Bayliss, Robbie Maddison and Garry McCoy we have Sarah McCleod, Anthony Minichiello, Nathan Hindmarsha and the band Mindi.

Indian Motorcyles will unveil the new Indian® Scout® Sixty while BMW Motorrad will present their new BMW F 700 GS and F 800 GS during tomorrow’s media walk.

Triumph will introduce the next generation of the iconic Bonneville – with five exciting new Bonneville motorcycles. From the fun and accessible ridability of the new Street Twin, to the timeless style of the Bonneville T120 and T120 Black through to the Thruxton and Thruxton R, the Triumph racing legend reborn.

On the Harley-Davidson stand ambassadors Michael Hooper and Nathan Hindmarsh will mingle with show visitors on Sunday while other celebrities confirmed to attend the show include:

Sarah Mcleod (Superjesus Signer) Suzuki
Mindi – Yamaha
Garry McCoy – Steven Walter Children’s Cancer Foundation stand.
Kel Carruthers – Yamaha
Cru Halliday  – Yamaha
Glenn Allerton – Yamaha
Shaun Giles – Suzuki
Greame Crosby – WFO Stand
Tomorrow’s ‘Media Walk’ is open to the public for the first time and will host reveals from Yamaha, Suzuki, Harley Davidson, Ducati, Victory, Indian, Kawasaki, Triumph, MV August, Royal Enfield and BMW.
9:00am Triumph Launch
9:20am BMW Launch
9:40am Victory Launch
10:00am Kawasaki Launch
10:20am Indian Launch
10:40am Ducati Launch
11:00am Harley-Davidson Launch
11:20am Suzuki Launch
11:40am Yamaha Launch
12:00pm MV Agusta / Royal Enfield Launch
12.30pm Official Show Opening (Hall 6) FCAI/TBE
1:20pm Motorcycling Australia MAJOR Announcement Regarding ASBK

A huge line-up of motorcycle entertainment is scheduled throughout the weekend including the Honda Motorcycle Head2Head EnduroCross, which will see riders duel on a 2500sqm purpose built track located within the 3000 seat Charles Moses Stadium.

2-ducati-xdiavel-sDucati’s XDiavel will be unveiled at Sydney Motorcycle Show

BMW’s all-new F800 GS will be launched tomorrow

All-New SV650 To Headline The Suzuki Stand At The Sydney Motorcycle Show

Triumps Thruxton R is proving to be a very popular bike that everyone is very keen to see.
Yamaha’s all-new 2016 WR450F will be displayed in the unique 60th Anniversary colour scheme