a red, white, and blue CBR1000RR-R sport bike racing down the street
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The New Honda Fireblade Is Actually Coming to America

The all-new Honda CBR1000RR…-R Fireblade SP is coming to American motorcycle showrooms as a hulked up 2021 model of the familiar Honda CBR1000RR sport bike. There were apparently not enough Rs for this speedster––so Honda added more. Honda Powersports advertises this designated factory racer as “everything but the factory contract.” Named the Fireblade––presumably alluding to …

A black Ford transit passenger van in the snow
Trucks & SUVs

2020 Ford Transit: Is it Better?

For 2020, the Ford Transit cargo and passenger vans have seen some welcome updates. Though it isn’t a complete redesign, the popular full-size van gets a mid-cycle refresh. Some changes are cosmetic, while some of them go deeper. But is the new 2020 Ford Transit better than its previous models? Apart from the all-new grille …

2019 Honda Ridgeline driving down country road
Trucks & SUVs

Is the Honda Ridgeline a Pickup Truck?

Whether you are comfortable calling the Honda Ridgeline a pickup truck or not, this utility vehicle has seen some awesome model years. Calling this unibody creature a truck has sparked some controversy over the years. So, is the Honda Ridgeline a pickup truck? Reviews and awards the Ridgeline earned in its youth As far back …

2 2020 BMW S1000RRs, one red and one red-white-and-blue, race side-by-side
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BMW S1000RR: Did the Germans Win the Japanese War?

When it comes to fast and famous sportbikes, the Japanese big four are often the first liter bike manufacturers that come to mind. But in 2011 everything changed. The Supertest World Association awarded ‘Bike of the Year’ to the German BMW S1000RR after its first year of production––on Japanese soil––and European motorcycle fans were validated, …