Harley-Davidson, which is one of the oldest and biggest bike manufacturers in the world, has just announced plans to enter the used motorcycle business in India. The Indian bike market is the largest new bike market in the world, and the used bike market is also rapidly expanding.
Situated on Lake Como in northern Italy, Moto Guzzi is best known for its stalwart air-cooled longitudinal V-twins. But the company’s roots are tremendously exciting. Early Moto Guzzi Grand Prix racers won eight world championships through 1957, its burly Ambassador touring bikes were once popular as police motors, and the artistically styled Le Mans succeeded on both street and track.
Triumph makes some pretty cool bikes if you ask me, and they have such a diverse lineup that any one of their bikes is sure to please. Despite their massive lineup, their classic series definitely have some of my personal favorite motorcycles. The history of Triumph is a bit strange.
It is the fourth largest bike manufacturer in the world. At first, it started as a manufacturer of scooter. Now it is popular for its race winning sports bikes. This company is in the ninth position in the Top 10 List of Bike Manufacturers. 10. Buell Buell Motorcycle Company of America was founded in 1983 by Erik Buell.
In 2011, Suzuki was ranked high as one of the largest automakers in the world. The company has its production units in 23 countries and 133 distributors in 192 countries across the globe. 4. Yamaha Motor Company: Yamaha Motor Company Limited is yet another brand based at Japan.
High-performance motorcycle brands. When it comes to speed and performance, you’d probably first think of the Japanese motorcycle brands Yamaha, Kawasaki, Honda or Suzuki or the European Ducati, Aprilia and KTM. All these manufacturers, except Kawasaki, dominate the MotoGP with their most advanced racing technology.
The competition to create the fastest production motorcycle ended in a truce that lasted about 8 years, after just over a century of one-upmanship by motorcycle manufacturers that began with the 1894–1897 Hildebrand & Wolfmüller and ended with the 1999 Suzuki Hayabusa.