New And Updated Naked Motorcycles To Watch For In 2020

A roundup of new and updated naked motorcycles for 2020.

New motorcycle previews in sportbike, cruiser, and ADV/dirt bike categories are populating the Motorcyclist website and so are the naked motorcycles. Fairing-less models from BMW, Ducati, MV Agusta, Suzuki, Triumph, and Yamaha were revealed at EICMA and via press releases. The teasers below link out to the rest of the details we know about these tire-smearing, wheelie-flinging naked bikes.

2020 Naked Bikes

2020 BMW F 900 R

BMW’s replacing its F 800 R with a more powerful and better handling version in the 2020 F 900 R as announced at the EICMA motorcycle show.
2020 BMW F 900 R First Look PreviewBMW Motorrad

“BMW’s replacing its F 800 R with a more powerful and better handling version in the 2020 F 900 R as announced at the EICMA motorcycle show…”

BMW’s midsize naked ramps up the power: 2020 BMW F 900 R First Look Preview

2020 Ducati Monster 1200 S

2020 Ducati Monster 1200 S First Look Preview

“The Monster 1200 S is capable on the track thanks to the up-spec suspension and brakes, high-horsepower engine, and aggressive ergos…”

Find out more on what makes the Ducati Monster 1200 S tick: 2020 Ducati Monster 1200 S First Look Preview

2020 Ducati Streetfighter V4

If you have been waiting for a tire-destroying, knee-dragging, mind-melting riding experience, you may want to consider the brand-new 2020 Ducati Streetfighter V4.
2020 Ducati Streetfighter V4 First Look PreviewDucati

“If you have been waiting for a tire-destroying, knee-dragging, mind-melting riding experience, you may want to consider the brand-new 2020 Ducati Streetfighter V4…”

The Panigale V4 gets the streetfighter treatment: 2020 Ducati Streetfighter V4 First Look Preview

2020 MV Agusta Rush 1000

2020 MV Agusta Rush 1000 Preview

““It is a truly exclusive motorcycle intended for an audience that does not fear original choices and individuality,” MV Agusta says…”

Does motorcycle art meet the dragstrip in MV Agusta’s Rush 1000? Find out for yourself: 2020 MV Agusta Rush 1000 Preview

2020 Suzuki GSX-S1000 and GSX-S1000F

Suzuki describes the GSX-S1000 as a “naked roadster” that looks “wild, rugged, and aggressive,” which isn’t too far from the truth. Although it was not refined for this year, the 2020 Suzuki GSX-S1000 is a real nice motorcycle.
2020 Suzuki GSX-S1000 And GSX-S1000F First Look PreviewSuzuki

“The GSX-S1000 combines the best of that generation GSX-R with a comfortable riding position that features Renthal Fatbar, a plush seat, and relaxed rider triangle then adds in as many rider-assist functions as you can shoehorn into an unfaired bike…”

More on Suzuki’s GSX-R1000 K5 engine-powered machine: 2020 Suzuki GSX-S1000 And GSX-S1000F First Look Preview

2020 Triumph Street Triple RS

2020 Triumph Street Triple RS
2020 Triumph Street Triple RS First Look PreviewTriumph

“A new day dawns on Triumph’s Street Triple, with an updated RS model just announced. Note the sharper bodywork, foot control plates, and rear footrest hangers now with black finishes, plus a satin metal finish on the heel guards and silencer…”

More power, technology, and features for the new 2020 Street Triple are detailed here: 2020 Triumph Street Triple RS First Look Preview

2020 Yamaha MT-03

2020 Yamaha MT-03 First Look Preview

“Yamaha has a new entry-level naked bike in its 2020 US model lineup with the new MT-03. The entry-level option of its Hyper Naked motorcycle lineup was first introduced in 2016, and it has been a hit in every market around the globe…”

Beginners can get their MT fix with the new MT-03: 2020 Yamaha MT-03 First Look Preview

2020 Yamaha MT-07

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“The 2020 Yamaha MT-07 features a peppy 689cc, liquid-cooled, inline twin-cylinder, DOHC engine with fuel injection utilizing the crossplane crank technology to create a unique sound, and plenty of low- to midrange torque…”

Yamaha’s hyper naked inline twin-powered model comes at a consumer-friendly price: 2020 Yamaha MT-07 Preview

2020 Yamaha MT-09

The 2020 Yamaha MT-07 features a peppy 689cc, liquid-cooled, inline twin-cylinder, DOHC engine with fuel injection utilizing the crossplane crank technology to create a unique sound and plenty of low- to midrange torque.
2020 Yamaha MT-07 PreviewYamaha Motor Corporation

“From start to finish the MT-09 was designed around the rowdy 847cc triple with crossplane crank and a chassis that is very accommodating for riders of all levels. Over the years the MT-09 has evolved into one of the best bang for the buck in the streetfighter or naked bike class...”

Join in on the rowdy revelry with Yamaha’s 2020 MT-09: 2020 Yamaha MT-07 Preview

2020 Yamaha MT-10

2020 Yamaha MT-10 Preview

Yamaha is really putting an emphasis on the MT-series these days, and the MT-10 just happens to be the flagship of its Hyper Naked lineup. It’s big, bad, and downright nasty plus it’s a blast to ride…”

The flagship MT holds some superbike secrets: 2020 Yamaha MT-10 Preview