2006 Motorcycles - The List 2006

All The Bikes That Fit On Two Pages

model
price engine (note 1) speeds/final drive dry wt. (lb.) seat height (in.) verdict
Aprilia 110 Londonderry Court, Suite 130, Woodstock, GA 30188; 770/592-2261 www.apriliausa.com
RSV 1000 R Factory $17,999 l-c 8v 998 V-twin 6/chain 408 31.9 Top-drawer Mille with hlins suspension and radial-mount brakes
RSV 1000 R $13,999 l-c 8v 998 V-twin 6/chain 408 31.2 Aprilia's basic Superbike is anything but
Tuono 1000R $12,999 l-c 8v 998 V-twin 6/chain 404 32.3 Tuono inherits the '04 Mille's engine and chassis to get 'er done in '06
ETV1000 Caponord $12,999 l-c 8v 998 V-twin 6/chain 474 32.3 Big-boned Italian adventurer has the heart of a Mille
BMW 300 Chestnut Ridge Road, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677; 201/307-4000 www.bmwmotorcycles.com
K1200LT $19,990 l-c 16v 1172 inline-four 5/shaft 796 30.3 The teutonic luxury tourer, upgraded in '05
K1200S $15,800 l-c 16v 1157 inline-four 6/shaft 515 31.1/32.3 Das Superbike, complete with tricky computer-controlled suspension
K1200R $14,300 l-c 16v 1157 inline-four 6/shaft 499 32.3 Das naked Superbike with all that S-spec trickery
R1200RT $17,050 a/o-c 8v 1170 opposed-twin 6/shaft TBA TBA Slicker, sportier replacement for the 1150RT
R1200ST $14,990 a/o-c 8v 1170 opposed-twin 6/shaft 472 31.9 Split the difference between sport and tour with that sweet 1170cc boxer
R1200GS $14,700 a/o-c 8v 1170 opposed-twin 6/shaft 439 33.1 Our omnivorous '04 Motorcycle of the Year
HP 2 Enduro $19,990 a/o-c 8v 1170 opposed-twin 6/shaft 386 36.2 Lighter, stronger and built for those long of leg, the HP 2 is all about the dirt
R1150R Rockster $11,450 a/o-c 8v 1130 opposed-twin 6/shaft 488 32.9 Wicked Rockster sports avante-garde attitude and optional ABS
R1150R $10,990 a/o-c 8v 1130 opposed-twin 6/shaft 498 30.3 Save some cash here or wait for the 1170cc version
F650GS/CS $8990/9050 l-c 4v 652 single 5/belt 389 30.0 Single-cylinder utility in tough-guy GS trim or CS commuter
F650GS Dakar $9390 l-c 4v 652 single 5/chain 395 34.3 BMW's toughest single, with the full Trans-Afrikan schtik
Buell 3700 West Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201; 414/343-8400 www.buell.com
Firebolt XB12R $10,495 a-c 4v 1203 V-twin 5/belt 395 30.5 Long-stroke version of XB9 engine pounds out big torque
Lightning XB12S $10,495 a-c 4v 1203 V-twin 5/belt 395 30.1 Firebolt sans fairing; original XL bore and stroke pump up grunt
Ulysses XB12X $11,495 a-c 4v 1203 V-twin 5/belt 425 33.1 The all-purpose Buell aims at any road you'd like, paved or not
Firebolt XB9R $8895 a-c 4v 984 V-twin 5/belt 385 30.5 Status quo for smaller Firebolt in Sunfire Yellow
Lightning XB9SX CityX $8895 a-c 4v 984 V-twin 5/belt 390 30.1 New Age naked with tiny ergos, radical geometry and less power
Blast $4695 a-c 2v 492 single 5/belt 360 25.5/27.5 Entry-level thumper for the individualists among us
Ducati North America 10443 Bandley Drive, Cupertino, CA 95014; 408/253-0499 www.ducatiusa.com
999R $31,495 l-c 8v 999 V-twin 6/chain 422 30.7 Still the quintessential Italian Superbike, with a price tag to match
999S $23,995 l-c 8v 998 V-twin 6/chain 439 30.7 The '04 R-spec Testastretta 999 powers this year's S
999 $17,995 l-c 8v 998 V-twin 6/chain 439 30.7 Base-model 999, also available with seating for two
749R $21,995 l-c 8v 749 V-twin 6/chain 405 30.7 The maximum 749 gets 121 hp and race-spec suspension
749S $14,995 l-c 8v 748 V-twin 6/chain 410 30.7 Up-spec version of new 749 has improved suspension
749 $13,995 l-c 8v 748 V-twin 6/chain 433 30.7 Ducati's entry-level Superbike. Black is beautiful; Dark version is $1500 less
Monster S4Rs $14,995 l-c 8v 998 V-twin 6/chain 390 31.5 The new maximum Monster with 998cc Testastretta teeth
ST3/ST3S ABS $12,495/$14,495 l-c 6v 992 V-twin 6/chain 447/449 32.3 Three valves per cylinder and high-speed cross-country comfort
Paul Smart 1000 LE $13,995 a-c 4v 992 V-twin 6/chain 398 32.5 Revisionist history you can actually afford to ride
Sport 1000 $10,995 a-c 4v 992 V-twin 6/chain 394 32.5 As close as you're likely to get to a '74 750 GT
Multistrada 1000/1000S $11,995/$13,995 a-c 4v 992 V-twin 6/chain 441 33.5 Do it all on the 1000; do it on hlins suspension for $2000 more
Supersport 1000 $10,995 a-c 4v 992 V-twin 6/chain 416 32.3 Dual-spark power, racy ergos and an hlins shock
Monster S2R 1000 $9995 a-c 4v 992 V-twin 6/chain 392 31.5 S2R looks with 992ccs of Pompone punch
Monster S2R $8995 a-c 4v 803 V-twin 6/chain 381 31.3 New midsize Monster; Dark version is $500 less
Supersport 800 $8495 a-c 4v 803 V-twin 6/chain 385 32.1 Entry-level desmodromics in a gorgeous package
Multistrada 620 $8495 a-c 4v 618 V-twin 6/chain 402 32.7 Baby 'Strada makes a great commuter; Dark version $500 less
Monster 620 $7495 a-c 4v 618 V-twin 6/chain 389 30.3 Low seat and a price to match; Dark motif is $6995
Harley-Davidson 3700 West Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53201; 414/343-4056 www.harley-davidson.com
Screamin' Eagle Electra Glide $31,995 a-c 4v 1690 V-twin 5/belt 808 26.5 103-inch tourer c/o Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) unit
Screamin' Eagle Fat Boy $28,495 a-c 4v 1690 V-twin 5/belt 689 25.4 Cooler, lower, stronger phat toy for bad boys
Screamin' Eagle V-Rod $26,495 a-c 4v 1250 V-twin 5/belt 625 27.1 105mm pistons, ported heads and acres of chrome
Ultra Classic Electra Glide $19,795 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 788 30.7 The perennial Milwaukee land yacht rolls on
V-Rod $16,295 l-c 8v 1130 V-twin 5/belt 596 27.1 The original 115-horsepower expression of Milwaukee modern art
Street Rod $15,495 l-c 8v 1130 V-twin 5/belt 618 31.0 A sportier 'Rod with free-breathing exhaust and 5 more ponies
Night Rod $14,995 l-c 8v 1130 V-twin 5/belt 607 27.1 Long, low and lean with the 120-horse Street Rod twin
Road King Classic $17,495 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 710 29.5 A Road King with hard, leather-look bags and quick-detach windscreen
Road Glide $17,495 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 731 28.4 Fuel injection, frame-mounted fairing, AM/FM/CD and cruise control
Electra Glide Classic $17,795 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 776 30.7 Standard model sans top box and tunes for $15,395
Heritage Softail Classic $17,395 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 699 26.6 The definitive classic cruiser, also available in FI version
Road King Custom $17,195 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 721 26.1 A ready-made custom with long-range legs
Softail Deuce $16,995 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 645 28.3 Factory custom, or roll your own with the $14,495 Standard
Softail Deluxe $16,995 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 645 28.3 Nuevo nostalgia fed by modern EFI
Springer Softail $17,145 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 653 27.6 Springer fork leads a sleek, retro silhouette
Road King $16,995 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 723 30.7 It's still good to be King. Traveling style remains a hot seller
Fat Boy $16,645 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 669 26.4 The phat one turns 16 this year
Dyna Wide Glide $16,620 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 639 27.8 A Willie G. favorite; 21-inch front wheel, ape hangers
Dyna Low Rider $15,620 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 623 26.2 Built for the slight of inseam, choppy ride results
Night Train $15,445 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 633 26.7 Black-on-black Softail chic also comes in black cherry
Softail Standard $14,495 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 632 28.4 The bike that launched a million customs remains vital in its sunset years
Dyna Super Glide Custom $14,195 a-c 4v 1450 V-twin 5/belt 622 27.5 This 88-inch twin lives in rubber mounts. Plain FXD sells for $12,195
Sportster 1200 $8595 a-c 4v 1203 V-twin 5/belt 553 29.3 Beefier axle, better headlight; sit feet-forward for $1000 more
Sportster 883 $6595 a-c 4v 883 V-twin 5/belt 555 29.3 Pricier 27-inch-seat-height Low version; rakish Custom versions
Honda 1919 Torrance Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90501; 310/783-2000 http://powersports.honda.com
Gold Wing/ABS $17,999/$22,799 l-c 12v 1832 opposed-six 5/shaft 792 29.1 Honda's high-speed luxury liner; ABS optional
ST1300/ABS $13,999/$15,099 l-c 16v 1261 V-four 5/shaft 631 31.1 A stunning long-distance mount; ABS optional
VTX1800N $13,699 l-c 6v 1795 V-twin 5/shaft 756 27.3 Rune-esque lines and big-inch V-twin muscle. Retro-chic 1800S is $100 less
VTX1800F $13,499 l-c 6v 1795 V-twin 5/shaft 719 27.9 A sporty new version of Honda's 1800cc beast
VTX1800C $13,199 l-c 6v 1795 V-twin 5/shaft 705 27.3 We think the original musclebound VTX is still the best
RC51 $11,999 l-c 8v 999 V-twin 6/chain 430 32.3 Retired as a racer, it's a stellar sporting twin
CBR1000RR $11,299 l-c 16v 998 inline-four 6/chain 379 32.5 All new for '06, the maximum CBR is significantly lighter and a bit stronger
VFR800 Interceptor/ABS $10,499/$11,499 l-c 16v 781 V-four 6/chain 472 31.7 Less capable than its predecessor on a twisty road; ABS adds $1000
VTX1300R $9599 l-c 6v 1312 V-twin 5/shaft 641 27.0 VTX1800R minus about 500cc and $4000
VTX1300S/C $9599 l-c 6v 1312 V-twin 5/shaft 641 27.0 Deep fenders, spokes on classic S; C has cast wheels and bobbed fenders
CBR600RR $8999 l-c 16v 599 inline-four 6/chain 370 32.3 Honda's sharpest 600 got sharper, lighter and stronger in the midrange in '05
CBR600F4i $8499 l-c 16v 599 inline-four 6/chain 370 31.7 The do-it-all 600 still does
Shadow Sabre $8599 l-c 6v 1099 V-twin 5/shaft 573 27.2 A Shadow with street-rod style that's a twinge quicker to boot
Shadow Spirit $8599 l-c 6v 1099 V-twin 5/shaft 553 28.7 Still clacking along after all these years
919 $8399 l-c 16v 919 inline-four 6/chain 427 31.5 Candy red paint this year for Honda's biggest naked bike
599 $7399 l-c 16v 599 inline-four 6/chain 404 31.1 Note tiny thong fairing and other swank cosmetic tweaks for '06
Shadow Aero $6599 l-c 6v 745 V-twin 5/chain 519 25.9 Spokes, deep fenders, a single carb; heir to the now-discontinued A.C.E.
Shadow Spirit 750 $6399 l-c 6v 745 V-twin 5/chain 496 25.9 Chain drive, dual carbs and exhausts; more aggressive in spirit
XR650L $5799 a-c 4v 644 single 5/chain 324 37.0 Air-cooled RFVC thumper continues unchanged for '06
Shadow VLX $5399 l-c 6v 583 V-twin 4/chain 452 25.6 Deluxe means more chrome and assorted colors for another $300
Nighthawk $3599 a-c 4v 234 vertical-twin 5/chain 287 29.3 Standard equipment for cost-conscious rookies; in metallic silver this year
Rebel $3099 a-c 4v 234 vertical-twin 5/chain 306 26.6 Miniature cruiser is well-built if somewhat slow. Choose black or white for '06
Kawasaki 9950 Jeronimo Road, Irvine, CA 92618; 949/770-0400 www.kawasaki.com
Vulcan 2000 $13,499 l-c 8v 2053 V-twin 5/belt 750 27.2 Off-the-rack V-twins don't get any bigger than this, dawg
model
price engine (note 1) speeds/ final drive dry wt. (lb.) seat height (in.) verdict
Vulcan 1600 Nomad $12,999 l-c 8v 1552 V-twin 5/shaft NA NA Everything's a little bigger than the old 1500, except that price
Vulcan 1600 Mean Streak $10,999 l-c 8v 1552 V-twin 5/shaft 637 27.6 Power cruiser still in need of more power
Vulcan 1600 Classic $10,599 l-c 8v 1552 V-twin 5/shaft 675 26.8 Conservatively styled cruiser with all the modern hardware
ZX-14 $11,499 l-c 16v 1352 inline-four 6/chain NA NA The most powerful Ninja yet in a phat, comfy package
ZX-10R $11,199 l-c 16v 998 inline-four 6/chain 375 32.5 The all-new king Ninja. Kinder? Yes. Gentler? No way
Vulcan 1500 Classic $9599 l-c 8v 1470 V-twin 5/shaft 644 27.6 Imagine the 1600 Classic with a smaller engine and wire-spoke wheels
ZX-6RR $8899 l-c 16v 599 inline-four 6/chain 361 32.3 AMA 600 Supersport Special; just add kit parts & Tommy Hayden
ZX-6R $8699 l-c 16v 636 inline-four 6/chain 361 32.3 Muscular middleweight was nearly all-new two years ago. Still impressive
Z1000 $8499 l-c 16v 953 inline-four 6/chain 437 32.3 Surly naked bike with styling to match
Concours $8499 l-c 16v 997 inline-four 6/shaft 595 31.1 Aging but effective sport-tourer still has lots of fans
Vulcan 800 Drifter $7399 l-c 8v 805 V-twin 5/chain 542 29.9 Hidden rear suspension on Kawasaki's last remaining faux Indian
ZZR600 $7299 l-c 16v 599 inline-four 6/chain 377 32.3 The '05 ZZR was Team Green's top dawg ZX6-R from '00 through '02
Z750S $7099 l-c 16v 748 inline-four 6/chain 430 32.1 New midsize naked four delivers a lot for very little dough
Vulcan 900 Classic/LT $7299/$8499 l-c 8v 903 V-twin 5/belt NA NA A stronger, roomier replacement for the old 800
Vulcan 750 $6299 l-c 8v 749 V-twin 5/shaft 483 28.9 The basic package goes back more than 20 years; ugly, but it works
KLR650 $5199 l-c 4v 651 single 5/chain 337 35.0 Bulletproof dual-sport is still pretty good at everything
Ninja 650R $6299 l-c 8v 649 parallel-twin 6/chain 416 30.9 A svelte, beginner-friendly middleweight from team green
Ninja 500R $5049 l-c 8v 498 vertical-twin 6/chain 388 30.5 A great beginner bike that's quicker than you think
Vulcan 500 LTD $4899 l-c 8v 498 vertical-twin 5/chain 439 28.1 Ninja 500R power in cruiser clothes
KLR250 $4699 l-c 4v 249 single 6/chain 258 33.7 Little KLR is easy to ride and easy on the wallet
Ninja 250R $2999 l-c 8v 248 vertical-twin 6/chain 304 29.3 The smallest real sportbike you can buy
Eliminator 125 $2649 a-c 2v 124 single 5/chain 282 26.8 The micro cruiser returns, but it's not freeway legal
KTM 1119 Milan Avenue, Amherst, OH 44001; 440/985-3553 www.ktmusa.com
950 Adventure $13,898 l-c 8v 942 V-twin 6/chain 436 36.7 The top-dog adventure twin with serious off-road skills
Moto Guzzi 109 Smokehill Lane, Suite 190, Woodstock, GA 30188; 678/238-0902 www.motoguzzi-us.com
California Vintage $14,990 a-c 4v 1064 V-twin 5/shaft 580 30.7 A traveling road show starring the old 1064cc twin, hard bags and windscreen
California EV Touring $13,490 a-c 4v 1064 V-twin 5/shaft 553 30 Fork-mounted screen, hard bags and leg fairings for long-distance comfort
Norge 1200 $15,490 a-c 4v 1133 V-twin 6/shaft 542 31.5 Guzzi's latest take on sport touring, powered by the 1133cc Breva-spec twin
Griso 1100 $13,490 a-c 4v 1064 V-twin 6/shaft 499 31.5 Bare-knuckle aesthetics wrapped around the classic Mandello del Lario torque pump
Breva 1100 $12,490 a-c 4v 1064 V-twin 6/shaft 514 31.5 Powered by a new 90-hp version of punchy pushrod twin
Breva V750 $8490 a-c 4v 744 V-twin 5/shaft 401 30 Less powerful than big brother, but it's almost100 pounds lighter
Nevada 750ie $8990 a-c 4v 744 V-twin 5/shaft 406 29.9 Based on the V7, the new Custom is the cruiser analog to the Breva
MV Agusta 2300 Maryland Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090; 215/830-3300 www.mvagustausa.com
F4 1000S $21,495 l-c 16v 998 inline-four 6/chain 423 31.1 The GSX-R1000 is faster, but it's so pretty that you won't care
Brutale 910 $14,495 l-c 16v 749 inline-four 6/chain 408 31.7 Not the quickest naked Italian, but maybe the sexiest
Suzuki 3251 East Imperial Highway, Brea, CA 92821; 714/996-7040 www.suzukicycles.com
Boulevard M109R $12,399 l-c 8v 1783 V-twin 5/shaft 695 27.6 Suzuki's swoopy new take on the big-inch power cruiser
Boulevard C90T $11,499 a/o-c 6v 1462 V-twin 5/shaft 695 27.6 Was 1500 Intruder, now equipped with windshield, saddlebags
GSX1300R Hayabusa $11,099 l-c 16v 1299 inline-four 6/chain 478 31.7 Still nothing like a 'Busa; big, heavy and hairy fast
GSX-R1000 $10,999 l-c 16v 988 inline-four 6/chain 365 31.9 Took back the liter-class sporting crown in '05-status quo in '06
Boulevard C90 $10,299 a/o-c 6v 1462 V-twin 5/shaft 665 27.6 Recast from the Intruder 1500LC, "Black" version sells for $200 less
GSX-R750 $9999 l-c 16v 749 inline-four 6/chain 360 32.5 The perfect sportbike turns 21 this year
DL1000 V-Strom $8999 l-c 8v 996 V-twin 6/chain 456 32.1 A comfortable, all-around adventurer
SV1000S $8599 l-c 8v 996 V-twin 6/chain 408 31.9 The 996cc SV big brother with a more angular look
Boulevard S83 $8499 a/o-c 6v 1360 V-twin 5/shaft 535 29.1 Son of the venerable Intruder 1400
GSX-R600 $8799 l-c 16v 599 inline-four 6/chain 354 32.5 Essentially all new for '06. Watch out!
C50T $7949 l-c 8v 805 V-twin 5/shaft 567 27.6 Remember the Volusia? It's like that with a windshield and bags
Katana 750 $6999 a/o-c 16v 749 inline-four 6/chain 465 31.1 Unlike the GSX-R, Suzuki's 750 Katana shows its age
Boulevard M50 $6749 l-c 8v 805 V-twin 5/chain 540 27.6 The Marauder 800 replacement comes in black for $100 less
Boulevard C50 $6699 l-c 8v 805 V-twin 5/shaft 542 27.6 Suzuki's basic 50-cubic-inch injected V-twin
DL650 V-Strom $6699 l-c 8v 645 V-twin 6/chain 417 32.3 Good luck finding something this one can't do
Boulevard S50 $6499 l-c 8v 805 V-twin 5/shaft 443 27.6 New and improved take on the venerable Intruder 800
Katana 600 $6399 a/o-c 16v 599 inline-four 6/chain 458 30.9 Smaller jellybean, same flavor (vanilla)
SV650/S $5949 l-c 8v 645 V-twin 6/chain 364 31.7 Lots of affordable fun. S gets half-fairing at cost of 8 pounds and $500
DR-Z400S/SM $5599 l-c 4v 398 single 5/chain 291 36.8 A real dirtbike with lights; $600 more for the Super Moto version
GS500 $5149 a-c 4v 487 vertical-twin 5/chain 397 31.1 The rookie's friend is as versatile and cheap as ever
DR650S $5099 a/o-c 4v 644 single 5/chain 324 34.8/33.0 Civilized dual-purpose single; more dirt-worthy than KLR
Boulevard S40 $4399 a-c 4v 652 single 5/belt 352 27.6 Formerly the Savage in name only; a pussycat; for beginners
DR200S $3949 a-c 4v 199 single 5/chain 249 31.9 A solid little dual-sport for the casual neophyte
GZ250 $3199 a-c 2v 249 single 5/chain 302 27.8 The cruiser to choose when economy is everything
Triumph 385 Walt Sanders Memorial Drive, Newnan, GA 30265; 678/854-2010 www.triumph.co.uk
Rocket III Classic $16,299 l-c 12v 2294 inline-three 5/shaft 704 29.1 The biggest engine in the business dressed in new retro chic duds for '06
Rocket III $15,990 l-c 12v 2294 inline-three 5/shaft 704 29.1 If more is better, Triumph's 2.3-liter triple is the best
Sprint ST/ABS $10,899 l-c 12v 1050 inline-three 6/chain 456 31.5 A svelte alternative for the hard-luggage set; add $1000 for ABS
Tiger $10,499 l-c 12v 955 inline-three 6/chain 474 33.1/33.8 Adventurous-looking trailie that's happier on pavement
Daytona 955i $9999 l-c 12v 955 inline-three 6/chain 420 32.1 The most sporting version of the charismatic 955 triple
Daytona 675 $8999 l-c 12v 675 inline-three 6/chain 363 32.5 The middleweight triple we've always wanted can mix it up with Japanese 600s
Speed Triple $9999 l-c 12v 1050 inline-three 6/chain 416 32.1 Semi-strange look, but we love the engine. You?
Speedmaster 900 $8699 a-c 8v 865 parallel-twin 6/chain 504 31.1 Now with larger 270-crank motor, in basic black or mostly black
Scrambler $7999 a-c 8v 865 parallel-twin 5/chain 451 32.5 Channeling the '67 TR6. Cool, but we want more power
Thruxton 900 $7999 a/o-c 8v 865 parallel-twin 5/chain 497 28.3 Retro caf racer comes with its own AHRMA race series
Bonneville T100 $8199 a/o-c 8v 865 parallel-twin 5/chain 451 30.5 Classic look and the Thruxton motor make the best Bonnie
Bonneville America $7899 a/o-c 8v 790 parallel-twin 5/chain 497 28.3 A little less go than the Speedmaster for a little less dough
Bonneville $7499 a/o-c 8v 790 parallel-twin 5/chain 451 30.5 Save $500 if you're OK with basic black
Victory 2100 Highway 55, Medina, MN 55340; 763/417-8650 www.victory-usa.com
Ness Signature Vegas $21,999 a/o-c 8v 1634 V-twin 6/belt 620 26.5 Ness-essities abound; new Evil 7 wheels, grips and engine inserts
Vegas Jackpot $17,499 a/o-c 8v 1634 V-twin 6/belt 644 25.7 The upscale Vegas gets a 250/40-R18 rear tire for maximum bling
Hammer $16,899 a/o-c 8v 1634 V-twin 6/belt 657 26.4 More power, sixth gear and a lot more rubber out back
Kingpin $15,999 a/o-c 8v 1634 V-twin 6/belt 639 26.5 Maxed out on options, it could set you back more than the Ness version
Touring Cruiser $15,349 a/o-c 8v 1507 V-twin 5/belt 720 28.3 Bags and windshield included. Just add a destination
Vegas $15,799 a/o-c 8v 1634 V-twin 6/belt 620 26.5 $350 cheaper base price; spend it at the slots
8-Ball $13,399 a/o-c 8v 1634 V-twin 5/belt 620 26.5 Is it just us, or is this cheapest Victory also the coolest?
Yamaha 6555 Katella Avenue, Cypress, CA 90630; 714/761-7300 www.yamaha-motor.com
Royal Star Venture $16,799 l-c 16v 1294 V-four 5/shaft 807 29.5 Taking your show on the road? Midnight version $500 more
Star Stratoliner $15,180 a/o-c 1854 V-twin 5/belt 758 28.9 Yamaha's newest traveling Star comes with all the amenities in three trim levels
Royal Star Tour Deluxe $13,999 l-c 16v 1294 V-four 5/shaft 787 29.1 All-new frame and suspension in '05 were big improvements
Star Roadliner $13,580 a/o-c 1854 V-twin 5/belt 705 28.9 The new 113-inch twin puts big power behind a superb cruising package
Road Star Silverado $12,799 a-c 8v 1670 V-twin 5/belt 712 27.9 Standard bags and windscreen; Midnight version is $700 more
Road Star Warrior $12,399 a-c 8v 1670 V-twin 5/belt 606 28.1 More fun to ride than it is to ogle. Midnight is $300 more
FJR1300/ABS $13,499 l-c 16v 1298 inline-four 5/shaft 537 32.2 The sportiest big sport-tourer, with ABS for $1800 more
Road Star $11,099 a-c 8v 1670 V-twin 5/belt 679 27.9 Midnight Star is blacker and shinier, too, for an extra $900
V-Max $11,099 l-c 16v 1198 V-four 5/shaft 582 30.1 The next best thing to being shot from a cannon since '85
YZF-R1/R1 LE $11,299/$18,000 l-c 20v 998 inline-four 6/chain 381/383 32.8 If looks could kill you'd be dead; better in black for another $300
V-Star 1100 Silverado $9599 a-c 4v 1063 V-twin 5/shaft 639 27.9 Silverado package adds studs, windshield, bags and backrest
FZ1 $9099 l-c 20v 998 inline-four 6/chain 438 32.1 New R1-derived torque pump in modern package
YZF-R6 $9299 l-c 16v 599 inline-four 6/chain 357 33.5 The all-new fly-by-wire 17,500-rpm screamer
YZF-R6S $8199 l-c 16v 599 inline-four 6/chain 359 32.7 Essentially an '05 R6 with an '03 fork at a fairly nice price
V-Star 1100 Custom/Classic $8399 a-c 4v 1063 V-twin 5/shaft 571 27.2 Lanky Custom is cheaper and lighter than fat-fendered Classic
YZF600R $7099 l-c 16v 599 inline-four 6/chain 412 31.7 An aging yet effective 600 Supersport; more midrange poke than an FZ6
V-Star Silverado $6999 a-c 4v 649 V-twin 5/shaft 544 27.9 Silverado style in a 650cc package; two-tone paint an extra $200
FZ6 $6799 l-c 16v 599 inline-four 6/chain 423 31.5 Think of it as an R6 for the commuter crowd
V-Star Custom/Classic $5799 a-c 4v 649 V-twin 5/shaft 505 28.0 The only 40-cubic-inch V-twin with shaft-drive
XT225 $4149 a-c 4v 223 single 6/chain 238 31.9 Friendly little all-purpose puddle-jumper for the masses
TW200 $3749 a-c 2v 198 single 5/chain 260 31.1 Nothing new for this family trail bike-since, like, forever
Virago 250 $3499 a-c 4v 249 V-twin 5/chain 302 27.0 affordable, low-carb V-twin puts fun in a pint-sized package
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