With a new year comes new motorcycle models, and 2022 is introducing an array of two-wheeled street machines for riders of every speed. Our sister publication Rider has put together a buyers guide of the new street models available this year, which can be accessed here. This 2022 Motorcycle Buyers Guide highlights new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S., including cruisers, sportbikes, retro-styled bikes, scooters, touring bikes, and more. Organized alphabetically by manufacturer, it includes photos, pricing, key update info, and links to first looks, first rides, road tests, and video reviews.
There are new additions from all of our favorite brands, like Aprilia’s Tuono Factory and Tuareg 660, and BMW’s many introductions with the C 400 GT, CE 04 Electric Scooter, K 1600 B, K 1600 Grand America, K 1600 GT, K 1600 GTL, R 18 B, and R 18 Transcontinental. Buell is stepping forth with the Hammerhead 1190, whereas Ducati is offering up eight new rides: the DesertX, Multistrada V2 / V2 S, Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak, Paningale V4 / V4 S, Streetfighter V2, Streetfighter V4 SP, Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro, and the Scrambler Urban Motard.
From Honda comes the Grom and the Navi, and Husqvarna had introduced only one new 2022 model so far: the Norden 901. Indian, on the other hand, is stepping into the new year with ten motorcycles: the Chief, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Bobber, Chief Bobber Dark Horse, FTR, FTR S, FTR R Carbon, Super Chief, Super Chief Limited, and the specialized Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse.
Kawasaki brings the KLR650, KLX230S, Versys 650, Z650RS ABS, Z900SE, and the Z900RS SE. KTM offers up the 390 Adventure, 1290 Super Adventure R, 1290 Super Adventure S, 1290 Super Duke R Evo, and the RC 390. From Moto Guzzi, we’re getting the V100 Mandello, and from MV Agusta the Lucky Explorer Project 9.5. Royal Enfield is not to be forgotten, introducing the 120th Anniversary Edition Twins, Classic 350, and the Himalayan.
Suzuki is showing up with the GSX-S1000, GSX S1000GT/GSX S1000GT+, and the Hayabusa. Triumph’s 2022 lineup consists of 16 models: the Bonneville Bobber, Bonneville Gold Line Editions, Bonneville Speedmaster, Bonneville T100, Bonneville T120/T120 Black, Rocket 3 Black, Rocket 3 GT Triple Black, Scrambler 1200 XC, Scrambler 1200 XE/Steve McQueen Edition, Special Editions, Speed Triple 1200 RR, Speed Twin, Street Scrambler, Street Twin/Street Twin Gold Line, Tiger 1200, and the Tiger Sport 660.
Yamaha, on the other hand, is keeping 2022 models to four with the MT-10/MT-10 SP, XSR900, YZF-R7, and 60th Anniversary Editions (including the YZF-R3, YZF-R7, and YZF-R3 World GP). Zero wraps up the 2022 lineup with four model introductions: the S, DS, DSR, and SR.
To find out more information, read the post here by our sister publication Rider, which includes the need-to-know on all of the aforementioned 2022 models.
The lineup for this new year is promising, and we’re looking forward to taking it in with you.