A new, mid-displacement naked bike from Honda has been the subject of discussion for more than a year now. Recently, Honda published renderings of the concept Hornet, but there was no information on the engine. That has changed. The engine powering the Hornet “concept” is a 755cc parallel-twin with four-valve heads and 270-degree crank. Honda says it makes 92 horsepower
Stanley Kubrick’s rare Zeiss Planar 50mm F0.7 ‘Barry Lyndon’
|One of the rare Zeiss Planar 0.7/50mm film lenses used by Stanley Kubrick for his legendary interior shots without artificial light is now exhibited in the Zeiss Museum. Image and caption: Zeiss|
Zeiss has announced that Jan Harlan, an executive producer who worked alongside the late Stanley Kubrick, has handed over one of only ten Zeiss Planar 50mm F0.7 lenses
Rare Rides Icons: The Lincoln Mark Series Cars, Feeling
Much to the delight of accountants at Ford’s headquarters in Dearborn, the new Thunderbird-based 1969 Lincoln Continental Mark III was an immediate sales success. It was a case of the right product (a personal luxury coupe) at the right time. The Mark III went head-to-head with its rival and
Mulesoft Runtime Fabric on Red Hat OpenShift
We are excited to announce that MuleSoft, Red Hat, and IBM have released Anypoint Runtime Fabric on Red Hat OpenShift to help organizations grow and innovate at speed with standardized integration solutions that provide flexibility and security-focused capabilities.
KTM Will Assist MV Agusta With Distribution of Motorcycles
You might have to stop complaining about the sparse MV Agusta dealer network in the United States. KTM and MV Agusta have signed an agreement which will see KTM “create a dedicated US-based legal entity, which will be in charge of all MV Agusta operations in North America.” MVs in KTM dealerships? It’s coming.
Here is the press release:
Nikon teases two new Z-mount lenses in an updated roadmap,
Earlier this morning, Nikon released an updated Z Series lens roadmap, highlighting its newly-released 17–28mm F2.8 lens and hinting at the release of a few new optics, including a power zoom and a telephoto zoom that will round out the company’s affordable F2.8 zoom range.
In addition to the new lenses that have been added to the roadmap, Nikon still
Report: Nobody Can Build Enough Electric Vehicles
Automakers have been having trouble building much of anything since 2020 began, thanks to a comprehensive breakdown in logistics. But the hype around electric vehicles has made them even trickier to build now that they’re starting to represent a more meaningful portion of the market. Ironically, the industry’s desire to see EVs become more popular seems to be backfiring as
KTM Announces Changes to 890 Adventure R for 2023 (with
We are big fans of the current KTM 890 Adventure R, as revealed by our test of the model shortly after its introduction in 2021. It starts with a version of KTM’s fantastic parallel-twin (also found in its Duke series), which is remarkably light, compact and blessed with a gorgeous, meaty power band. One of the best engines in motorcycling.