This 2022 motorcycle buyers guide highlights new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. It includes cruisers, sportbikes, retro-styled bikes, scooters, touring bikes, and more.
Organized in alphabetical order by manufacturer, it includes photos, pricing, key update info, and links to first looks and – when available – first rides, road tests, and video reviews of each motorcycle.
2022 Aprilia Tuono 660 Factory
When Aprilia introduced the Tuono 660 in 2021, the new naked bike owed much of its form to the RS 660 sportbike, but with an upright handlebar, less bodywork, and some tweaks to the 659cc parallel-Twin for street duty. The new Factory variant ups the ante with a 5-horsepower boost, full adjustability for the KYB fork and an oil reservoir-equipped Sachs shock, and a lightweight lithium battery. The 2022 Aprilia Tuono 660 Factory will be available in a single-seat configuration with Factory Dark graphics. Pricing and availability are TBD.
2022 Aprilia Tuareg 660
An adventure bike that’s been teased for a while is the 2022 Aprilia Tuareg 660, which is powered by a liquid-cooled, 659cc parallel-Twin adapted from the RS 660 sportbike. It’s equipped with the APRC electronics suite, long-travel adjustable suspension, and 21-inch front/18-inch rear spoked wheels with tubeless tires. MSRP starts at $11,999.
2022 BMW C 400 GT
Available in Europe since 2018, the 2022 BMW C 400 GT scooter receives updates and joins the U.S. lineup. As its Gran Turismo name implies, the GT is geared toward touring and comfort while still offering agility, twist-and-go user-friendliness, and generous underseat storage scooters are known for. The 350cc single-cylinder engine receives new Euro 5 emissions certification and delivers a claimed 34 horsepower at 7,500 rpm and 26 lb-ft of torque at 5,750 rpm. There are other updates to the engine, throttle-by-wire, traction control, and more. Base price is $8,495.
2022 BMW CE 04 Electric Scooter
The 2022 BMW CE 04 scooter is part of BMW Motorrad’s “electromobility strategy.” It uses an innovative liquid-cooled, permanent-magnet electric motor mounted in the frame between the battery and the rear wheel. The motor is rated at 20 horsepower with a claimed maximum output of 42 horsepower, top speed is 75 mph, and 0-30 mph is achieved in 2.6 seconds. The CE 04 has a battery cell capacity of 60.6 Ah (8.9 kWh), providing a claimed range of 80 miles. Price and availability have not yet been announced.
2022 BMW K 1600 B
BMW has updated its entire K 1600 lineup, which includes four models powered by a liquid-cooled, 1,649cc inline-Six. The engine is now Euro 5 compliant and still makes 160 peak horsepower, though it now arrives at 6,750 rpm, 1,000 rpm earlier than before. Peak torque has increased to 133 lb-ft, up from 129, at 5,250 rpm. All models get a new 6-axis IMU; engine drag torque control (MSR); BMW Motorrad Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) “Next Generation”; “welcome,” “good-bye”, and “follow me home” light functions; an updated cornering LED headlight; a 10.25-inch high-definition TFT color display with integrated map navigation (via the BMW Motorrad Connected app) and Bluetooth connectivity.
The 2022 BMW K 1600 B bagger is also available with the optional Audio System 2.0. There are also new colors and options, including Option 719 “Midnight” with Meteoric Dust II Metallic paint and a “Galaxy” theme depicted using the water transfer printing method. MSRP starts at $22,545.
2022 BMW K 1600 Grand America
The 2022 BMW K 1600 Grand America tourer gets the same updates listed above for the K 1600 B, but the Audio System 2.0 is standard equipment. The K 1600 Grand America also gets new colors and options, including Option 719 “Midnight” with Meteoric Dust II Metallic paint and a “Galaxy” theme. MSRP starts at $27,745.
2022 BMW K 1600 GT
The 2022 BMW K 1600 GT sport-tourer gets the same updates listed above for the K 1600 B, and it also gets new colors and options. MSRP starts at $23,895.
2022 BMW K 1600 GTL
The 2022 BMW K 1600 GT sport-tourer gets the same updates listed above for the K 1600 B, but the Audio System 2.0 is standard equipment. It also gets new colors and options, and MSRP starts at $26,895.
2022 BMW R 18 B
When BMW unveiled the R 18 last year, a cruiser powered by a massive 1,802cc OHV air/oil-cooled 4-valve opposed Twin that’s the largest “boxer” engine the German company has ever produced, it was only a matter of time before touring versions were added to the lineup. For 2022, BMW has announced the R 18 B “Bagger” (above) and R 18 Transcontinental (below). Both are equipped with a handlebar-mounted fairing with an infotainment system, a passenger seat, and locking hard saddlebags, and the Transcontinental adds a top trunk with an integrated passenger backrest. The 2022 BMW R 18 B is equipped with a low windshield, a slim seat (height is 28.3 inches), and a matte black metallic engine finish. Base price is $21,495.
2022 BMW R 18 Transcontinental
Like the R 18 B, the 2022 BMW R 18 Transcontinental is equipped with a handlebar-mounted fairing with an infotainment system, a passenger seat, and locking hard saddlebags, and the Transcontinental adds a top trunk with an integrated passenger backrest. The 2022 BMW R 18 Transcontinental has a tall windshield, wind deflectors, driving lights, heated seats, highway bars, and an engine finished in silver metallic. Base price is $24,995.
2022 Buell Hammerhead 1190
Production of the 185-horsepower 2022 Buell Hammerhead 1190 sportbike will begin on November 1, 2021, and on the same day it will start taking reservations via its Buellvana online system. You can reserve a production slot for $25, but the bike will set you back at least $18,995. Check out our first look review for specs.
2022 Ducati DesertX
Middleweight adventure bikes are hot right now, and Ducati is the latest manufacturer to embrace the trend. Powered by a 110-horsepower version of the 937cc Testastretta L-Twin from the Multistrada V2 in a 492-pound package, the rally-styled 2022 Ducati DesertX is designed for aggressive off-road riding. It has 21-/18-inch tubeless spoked wheels, fully adjustable long-travel suspension, and a complete electronics package. Pricing and availability are TBD.
2022 Ducati Multistrada V2 / Multistrada V2 S
Replacing the middleweight Multistrada 950 is the new-for-2022 Ducati Multistrada V2. It’s powered by a revised version of the 937cc Testastretta L-Twin, which makes a claimed 113 horsepower and 72 lb-ft of torque at the crank. Updates include new styling, less weight, and new electronics, with the Multistrada V2 S getting semi-active suspension, cornering lights, cruise control, and more. Pricing for the 2022 Ducati Multistrada V2 starts at $15,295 and for the up-spec 2022 Ducati Multistrada V2 S starts at $17,895.
2022 Ducati Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak
The 2022 Ducati Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak is the ultra sporty version of the Multistrada V4 that debuted for 2021. It’s powered by the same 170-horsepower V-4 engine, and it features a new Race riding mode, 17-inch forged wheels, semi-active suspension, a full electronics package, and more. MSRP is $28,995.
2022 Ducati Panigale V4 / Panigale V4 S
Ducati’s Panigale V4 platform has been pushing the superbike segment forward with cutting-edge tech since it debuted in 2018. The 2022 Ducati Panigale V4 and V4 S receive the most thorough update yet, with revisions to the engine, chassis, electronics, aero, and ergos. The Panigale’s MotoGP-derived Desmosedici Stradale engine maintains it’s 1,103cc capacity in 2022, but a new torque management system and dedicated mapping bump the V4 to 210 horsepower at 12,500 rpm and 90.6 lb-ft of torque at 11,000 rpm. The 2022 Ducati Panigale V4 retails for $23,295 while the up-spec 2022 Ducati Panigale V4 S (electronically controlled Öhlins suspension, forged wheels) goes for $29,995.
2022 Ducati Streetfighter V2
The 2022 Ducati Streetfighter V2 is powered the Panigale V2’s 955cc Superquadro L-Twin, which Ducati says is good for 153 horsepower at 10,750 rpm and 75 lb-ft of torque at 9.000 rpm. It features Brembo M4.32 monoblock front calipers, a 43mm Showa Big Piston Fork up front and a Sachs shock in the back, and a full suite of electronic rider aids. The 2022 Ducati Streetfighter V2 will be available in Ducati Red starting at $16,995.
2022 Ducati Streetfighter V4 SP
For those who only want exclusive, top-of-the-line machinery, the 2022 Ducati Streetfighter V4 SP is for you. Ducati says it is “the most adrenaline-pumping sports-naked bike to ever roll…off the production line in Borno Panigale.” Dressed in “Winter Test” livery inspired by Ducati Corse pre-season MotoGP and SBK test bikes, the individually numbered Streetfighter V4 Sp features premium equipment derived from the even more superlative Superleggera V4. A 208-horsepower V4, carbon wheels, Brembo Stylema R front calipers, Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 semi-active suspension, and more. The 2022 Streetfighter V4 SP will be available in single-seat configuration only for a starting price of $35,500.
2022 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro
Fifty years ago, Ducati introduced its first air-cooled twin-cylinder engine, on the 1971 Ducati 750 GT. The new 2022 Ducati Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro pays homage to this milestone with striking “Giallo Ocra” yellow paint, which was used on the 1972 450 Desmo Mono and 750 Sport. The sides of the fuel tank feature the iconic 1970s-era Ducati logo that was designed by Giugiaro, and the same font is used to spell “Scrambler” on the top of the tank. Other styling details include black spoked wheels, round mirrors, and a brown seat with special stitching. Pricing starts at $13,995.
2022 Ducati Scrambler Urban Motard
Ducati’s 800cc Scrambler lineup for 2022 includes the classic Scrambler Icon, the dark Scrambler Nightshift, the off-road-ready Scrambler Desert Sled, and the all-new 2022 Ducati Scrambler Urban Motard. Inspired by the concrete jungle, the Urban Motard has two-tone paint, street-art style tank graphics, side number plates, and 17-inch spoked wheels with grippy tires. Pricing starts at $11,695.
2022 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S
The 2022 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S gets upgraded with the 117 cubic-inch Milwaukee-Eight powertrain with Heavy Breather intake and 2-into-2 offset shotgun exhaust. It’s equipped with a taller rear monoshock, with 0.5 inch additional stroke that translates to 1 inch more rear-wheel travel and a 0.75-inch taller seat. Color options are Vivid Black or Gunship Gray, and pricing starts at $18,349.
2022 Harley-Davidson Low Rider ST
Like the Low Rider S, the new 2022 Harley-Davidson Low Rider ST is powered by the 117 cubic-inch Milwaukee-Eight powertrain with Heavy Breather intake and 2-into-2 offset shotgun exhaust. It features a fairing inspired by the revered FXRT of the 1980s and hardshell saddlebags. It’s equipped with a taller rear monoshock, with 0.5 inch additional stroke that translates to 1 inch more rear-wheel travel and a 0.75-inch taller seat. Color options are Vivid Black or Gunship Gray, and pricing starts at $21,749.
2022 Harley-Davidson Nightster
The 2022 Harley-Davidson Nightster resurrects an old Sportster model name for a new liquid-cooled Sportster variant using a Revolution Max 975T powertrain. It’s similar to the Sportster 1250 S, but it’s dressed in more traditional garb with several classic Sportster styling cues, like the walnut fuel tank shape, round air intake cover, and a side cover that looks like the previous Sportster’s oil tank. The Nightster also uses twin shocks rather than the S’s rear monoshock. What looks like a fuel tank is an airbox cover to ensure adequate breathing for the 90-hp variable-valve-timing V-Twin, while a 3.1-gallon fuel tank resides below the seat. Pricing starts at $13,499 for the Vivid Black version, while color options retail for $13,899.
2022 Harley-Davidson Road Glide ST
The new 2022 Harley-Davidson Road Glide ST and Street Glide ST (below) are said to elevate bagger performance and bring the purposeful style of the championship-winning MotoAmerica King Of The Baggers racebikes to the street. These hot-rod baggers feature the Milwaukee-Eight 117 powertrain with new dark and bronze finishes, and they’re equipped with Reflex linked Brembo brakes with ABS, a Boom! Box GTS infotainment system with a color touchscreen and navigation, cruise control, and Daymaker LED headlamps. Paint options are Vivid Black or Gunship Gray, and pricing starts at $29,999.
2022 Harley-Davidson Street Glide ST
Like the Road Glide ST, the batwing-fairing-equipped 2022 Harley-Davidson Street Glide ST is powered by the Milwaukee-Eight 117 V-Twin with new dark and bronze finishes. It’s equipped with Reflex linked Brembo brakes with ABS, a Boom! Box GTS infotainment system with a color touchscreen and navigation, cruise control, and Daymaker LED headlamps. Paint options are Vivid Black or Gunship Gray, and pricing starts at $29,999.
2022 Honda CB500F
For those who prefer the sporty look of a motorcycle with minimal bodywork, the 2022 Honda CB500F ABS naked bike fits the bill. For 2022 it gets an inverted 41mm Showa SFF-BP (Separate Function Fork-Big Piston) fork, dual front disc brakes with radial-mounted Nissin 4-piston calipers, and lighter wheels. Curb weight has been reduced by 4 pounds, to 416 pounds. The CB500F ABS has a 31.1-inch seat height and a 4.5-gallon fuel capacity. It’s available in Matte Gray Metallic with an MSRP of $6,699.
2022 Honda CB500X
Honda’s middleweight adventure bike is powered by a liquid-cooled 471cc parallel-Twin with PGM-FI and DOHC with 4 valves per cylinder. The 2022 Honda CB500X ABS benefits from a 5-pound weight reduction thanks to a lighter front wheel and a lighter swingarm (curb weight is 439 pounds). Other upgrades for 2022 include a new inverted 41mm Showa SFF-BP (Separate Function Fork-Big Piston) fork and dual front disc brakes. The CB500X ABS has a 32.8-inch seat height and a 4.7-gallon fuel capacity. It’s available in Pearl Organic Green/Black with an MSRP of $7,199.
2022 Honda CBR500R
Honda’s CBR sportbikes have always offered a balance between performance and practicality. The 2022 Honda CBR500R gets an inverted 41mm Showa SFF-BP fork, dual front disc brakes with radial-mounted Nissin 4-piston calipers, and lighter wheels. Curb weight remains the same at 423 pounds. The CB500F ABS has a 31.1-inch seat height and a 4.5-gallon fuel capacity. It’s available in Grand Prix Red or Silver Sword Metallic with an MSRP of $7,199.
2022 Honda Grom
The lovable, popular Grom has been Honda‘s top-selling streetbike since it was introduced in 2014. Now in its third generation, the 2022 Honda Grom gets a revised engine, a new 5-speed transmission, a larger fuel tank, a thicker, flatter seat, and fresh styling. Large bolts on the bodywork and a new two-piece design for the down pipe and muffler make the Grom easier to customize. Base price is $3,399, and another $200 gets you ABS. The Honda Grom SP ($3,499, above) comes in Pearl White and includes special graphics, gold fork tubes, and gold wheels.
2022 Honda Navi
Toeing the line between a twist-and-go scooter and step-over motorcycle, the 2022 Honda Navi borrows the fan-cooled, 109cc Single and CVT transmission from the Activa 6G and the Grom’s popular design language. Priced at just $1,807, it’s the perfect gateway to the world of motorcycling.
2022 Husqvarna Norden 901
Eagerly anticipated since a concept was shown at EICMA in 2019, the 2022 Husqvarna Norden 901 is an all-new adventure bike based on the KTM 890 Adventure platform. It’s powered by the same 105-horsepower 890cc parallel-Twin, and it’s equipped with a fully electronics package, adjustable long-travel suspension, 21-inch front/18-inch tubeless spoked wheels, and much more. MSRP is $13,999.
2022 Indian Chief
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Chief, Indian Motorcycle revamped the entire lineup. In a nod to post-WW2 Indians, the lineup includes an updated Chief and two new models: the Chief Bobber and the Super Chief. Up-spec models include the Chief Dark Horse, Chief Bobber Dark Horse, and Super Chief Limited.
All Indian Chiefs are powered by the air-cooled, 49-degree Thunderstroke V-Twin, in either 111ci (1,811cc) or 116ci (1,890cc) displacement, with 6-speed transmissions and belt final drive. Every model has a low 26-inch seat height, and standard equipment includes keyless ignition, ride modes, cruise control, rear cylinder deactivation, and LED lighting.
The modern, sporty 2022 Indian Chief (above) has cast wheels with a 19-inch front, a solo saddle, midmount foot controls, and a drag-style handlebar. It’s powered by the Thunderstroke 111 V-Twin that makes 108 lb-ft of torque, and ABS is optional. The Indian Chief is available in Black Metallic, Ruby Smoke, and White Smoke, and pricing starts at $14,499.
2022 Indian Chief Dark Horse
Dark Horse models are known for their blacked-out finishes, dark paint, and minimalist styling. The 2022 Indian Chief Dark Horse has a Thunderstroke 116 V-Twin that belts out 120 lb-ft of torque. It also features a 4-inch round instrument panel with Ride Command, offering turn-by-turn navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, and more, as well as standard ABS. The Chief Dark Horse rolls on cast wheels (19-inch front, 16-inch rear) and is available in Black Smoke, Alumina Jade Smoke, and Stealth Gray. Pricing starts at $16,999.
2022 Indian Chief Bobber
Following the success of the Scout Bobber, it’s only natural that Indian would add a variation to the Chief lineup. The 2022 Indian Chief Bobber has mini-ape hanger handlebars paired with forward foot controls for an upright riding position. Powered by the Thunderstroke 111, it rolls on 16-inch wire wheels, has fork and shock covers, a large headlight bucket wrapped in a nacelle, and a mix of chrome and black finishes. ABS is optional. The Indian Chief Bobber is available in Black Metallic and Ruby Metallic, pricing starts at $15,999.
2022 Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse
The 2022 Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse gets the larger, more powerful Thunderstroke 116 V-Twin, the 4-inch display with Ride Command, and standard ABS. Sixteen-inch wheels have chrome spokes and gloss black rims, and nearly everything gets a menacing, blacked-out look. The Chief Bobber Dark Horse comes in Black Smoke, Titanium Smoke, and Sagebrush Smoke, and pricing starts at $18,999.
2022 Indian FTR
For 2022, Indian‘s FTR lineup includes four models: FTR, FTR S, FTR R Carbon, and FTR Rally. The entire line gets an updated liquid-cooled 1,203cc V-Twin with a revised fuel map for better cold-start performance and throttle response, and rear-cylinder deactivation and revised heat channeling to improve comfort. The street-biased FTR, FTR S, and FTR R Carbon now roll on 17-inch cast-aluminum wheels with Metzeler Sportec rubber, and have less front/rear suspension travel, a lower 32.2-inch seat height, and a narrower ProTaper handlebar. The scrambler-themed FTR Rally is still equipped with wire-spoke 19- and 18-inch wheels and longer suspension travel.
The base-model 2022 Indian FTR (above) has fully adjustable Sachs suspension, with a 43mm inverted fork and a piggyback rear shock. It’s available in Black Smoke, and pricing starts at $12,999.
2022 Indian FTR S
The up-spec 2022 Indian FTR S features a Bluetooth ready 4.3-inch Ride Command touchscreen display, giving riders access to three selectable ride modes and IMU-supported rider aides like cornering ABS, traction control, wheelie control, rear-wheel lift mitigation, and stability control. Standard equipment includes a fast-charging USB port, an Akrapovič slip-on exhaust, and fully adjustable Sachs suspension. It’s available in Maroon Metallic (above) and White Smoke, and pricing starts at $14,999.
2022 Indian FTR R Carbon
The top-of-the-line 2022 Indian FTR R Carbon stands apart from the crowd with a carbon fiber tank cover, fender, and headlight nacelle. It also has fully adjustable Öhlins suspension, a red frame, silver tailsection, black Akrapovič slip-on exhaust, a premium seat cover, and numbered badging. Pricing starts at $16,999.
2022 Indian Pursuit Dark Horse
Built on the liquid-cooled Challenger platform, the new-for-2022 Indian Pursuit Dark Horse is powered by the same PowerPlus 108 V-Twin that pumps out 122 horsepower and 128 lb-ft of torque (at the crank). Touring capability gets upgraded with fairing lowers, a tall adjustable windscreen, a Touring Comfort seat, heated grips, and a trunk with an integrated passenger backrest. With satin black accents and matte paint, the Pursuit Dark Horse has an MSRP of $30,999. With the Premium Package, the Pursuit Dark Horse is $33,999.
2022 Indian Pursuit Limited
Like the Pursuit Dark Horse above, the new-for-2022 Indian Pursuit Limited is built on the liquid-cooled Challenger platform. It has the same features, but it trades black and matte finishes for chrome and gloss. MSRP for the Pursuit Limited retails is $29,999, and with the Premium Package its MSRP is $32,999.
2022 Indian Scout Rogue
The new-for-2022 Indian Scout Rogue is the most aggressive iteration of the Scout platform yet, and it does look pretty cool. But rather than an all-new model, it’s basically a Scout Bobber with higher bars and a taller front wheel, plus the addition of a quarter-fairing and a few other bits and bobs. The 2022 Indian Scout Rogue Sixty comes with a 60 cubic-inch (999cc) motor producing a claimed 78 horsepower. The Black Metallic version retails for a reasonable $9,999, but ABS is a $900 option. Titanium Smoke and Bronze Smoke colorways retail for $11,399 and include ABS.
Riders who are hungry for power will want to upgrade to the 2022 Indian Scout Rogue, which is fitted with the 69 cubic-inch (1,133cc) motor Its MSRP starts at $11,499 for the Black Metallic base model, in which ABS is a $900 upgrade. ABS is factory-equipped on Storm Blue, Sagebrush Smoke, Black Smoke, Black Smoke Midnight and Stealth Gray versions, with MSRPs starting at $12,899.
2022 Indian Super Chief
Ready to hit the road for days on end in comfort and style, the 2022 Indian Super Chief features a quick-release windscreen, saddlebags, a touring seat with passenger pad, floorboards, and traditional pullback handlebars. Like the Chief Bobber, the Super Chief is powered by the Thunderstroke 111 and has 16-inch wire wheels, a large headlight bucket with nacelle, fork covers, and optional ABS. Its fully chromed shotgun-style dual exhaust enhances its classic style. It’s available in Black Metallic and Pearl White, and pricing starts at $18,499.
2022 Indian Super Chief Limited
For touring riders who want more power, safety, and sophistication, the 2022 Indian Super Chief Limited features a quick-release windscreen, saddlebags, a touring seat with passenger pad, floorboards, and traditional pullback handlebars like the base-model Super Chief. The Limited adds the Thunderstroke 116 V-twin, standard ABS, and a 4-inch round display with Bluetooth-connected Ride Command. Chrome finishes and rich metallic paint make the Super Chief Limited extra special. It comes in Black Metallic, BlueSlate Metallic, and Maroon Metallic, and pricing starts at $20,999.
2022 Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse
Indian Motorcycle, Jack Daniel’s, and Klock Werks Kustom Cycles have teamed up to create the 2022 Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Indian Challenger Dark Horse. Marking the sixth year of the partnership and limited-edition series, the latest model draws inspiration from Jack Daniel’s renowned Tennessee Rye whiskey. This premium, factory-custom model is available only by special order through Indian dealers starting October 21. MSRP is $36,999.
2022 Kawasaki KLR650
As far as dual-sport motorcycles go, the Kawasaki KLR650 is the stuff of legend. We’re big fans of the KLR, and when it was dropped from Kawasaki’s lineup we wrote a heartfelt requiem for our old friend. After a brief retirement, the 2022 Kawasaki KLR650 returns with some major upgrades, including a fuel-injected (finally!) liquid-cooled 652cc Single that promises increased reliability and fuel efficiency and optional ABS.
Four versions are available:
- KLR650 (MSRP: $6,699; Pearl Sand Khaki and Pearl Lava Orange)
- KLR650 ABS ($6,999; Pearl Sand Khaki)
- KLR650 Traveler ($7,399; Pearl Lava Orange; equipped with factory-installed top case, 12V power outlet, and USB socket)
- KLR650 Adventure (Non-ABS MSRP: $7,699, ABS MSRP: $7,999; Cypher Camo Gray; equipped with factory-installed side cases, LED auxiliary light set, engine guards, tank pad, 12V power outlet and USB socket)
2022 Kawasaki KLX230S
Vertically challenged? The 2022 Kawasaki KLX230S dual-sport is based on the KLX230, but it drops the seat height from 35 to 32.7 inches. It’s powered by an air-cooled 233cc Single with a 2-valve, SOHC valvetrain and EFI. The new KLX230S is available in Lime Green with an MSRP of $4,799, while the ABS is available in the Lime and in an Urban Olive Green/Ebony color option, with an MSRP of $5,099.
The standard KLX230 returns for 2022, and it’s joined by the Kawasaki KLX230 SE, a special-edition model with cool add-ons, colors, and graphics.
2022 Kawasaki Versys 650
A popular middleweight sport-tourer since it was introduced in 2008, Kawasaki’s 649cc parallel-Twin-powered Versys 650 gets new traction control, refreshed styling with an adjustable windscreen and LED lighting, and a new TFT color display with Bluetooth connectivity. The 2022 Kawasaki Versys 650 is available in Metallic Spark Black/Metallic Flat Spark Black for $8,899 or Candy Lime Green/Metallic Flat Spark Black/Metallic Spark Black for $9,099. The 2022 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT with handguards and saddlebags is available in Metallic Spark Black/Metallic Flat Spark Black for $9,999.
2022 Kawasaki Z650RS ABS
Joining the larger Z900RS is the 2022 Kawasaki Z650RS ABS, a retro-styled middleweight with a liquid-cooled, 649cc parallel-Twin and chassis derived from the Z650 naked sportbike. Kawasaki says the engine produces 48.5 lb-ft of torque at 6,500 rpm. The tank, seat, round headlight, and bullet-shaped analog gauges say old-school, but the LED lighting and central multifunction LCD info panel are contemporary. It’s available in Candy Emerald Green with gold wheels (our favorite!) or Metallic Moondust Gray/Ebony with black wheels. MSRP is $8,999.
2022 Kawasaki Z900 SE
Like the retro-styled Z900RS SE (below), the new 2022 Kawasaki Z900 SE naked sportbike gets upgraded suspension and brakes compared to the standard Z900, with a fully adjustable inverted fork and Öhlins S46 rear shock, Brembo M4.32 radial monoblock front calipers, and a Nissin radial-pump master cylinder. MSRP is $10,699.
2022 Kawasaki Z900RS SE
Kawasaki has announced a new “SE” version of its retro-styled Z900RS for 2022, which features upgraded suspension and brakes. Up front are new radial-mount monoblock Brembo M4.32 calipers and new settings for the fully adjustable inverted fork, which now sports gold legs. Out back is a new fully adjustable Öhlins S46 rear shock with a remote preload adjuster.
Also new on the 2022 Kawasaki Z900RS is a new “Yellow Ball” color scheme, with Metallic Diablo Black paint, yellow highlights on the teardrop tank and rear fender, and fetching gold wheels. MSRP is $13,449.
2022 KTM 390 Adventure
With the introduction of the 390 Adventure in 2020, KTM established a new benchmark for the small-capacity adventure category. The 2022 KTM 390 Adventure builds on that foundation with new traction control with Street and Off-Road modes, stronger five-spoke cast wheels shod with Continental TKC 70 tires, and new graphics inspired by KTM’s Dakar-winning Factory Rally team. MSRP is $6,599.
2022 KTM 890 Duke GP
Joining the 890 Duke and 890 Duke R in KTM’s 2022 lineup is the new 890 Duke GP. Based on the 890 Duke, it stands apart with orange-and-black livery inspired by KTM’s RC16 GP racebike. Orange bodywork replaces the normally all-black panels covering the subframe, and there’so a special orange passenger seat cover with special “890 Duke GP” graphics. The orange treatment continues with orange powdercoated wheels and orange highlights on the front fender and headlight frame. MSRP is $11,899.
2022 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R
KTM’s top-dog, off-road-ready adventure bike, the 1290 Super Adventure R gets a range of updates for 2022, including engine and chassis tweaks, updated WP XPLOR suspension, Bridgestone AX41 tires, rally-inspired bodywork, and more. MSRP is $19,499.
2022 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S
The street-oriented 2022 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S has been updated with even more tech, comfort, and performance for the open road. Its engine is lighter, its chassis has been updated, and it gets new WP APEX Semi-Active Technology (SAT) suspension. It also gets radar-assisted adaptive cruise control (ACC) and a new 7-inch TFT display. MSRP is $19,499.
2022 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Evo
Known as “The Beast,” the 2022 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Evo features new WP Semi-Active Technology (SAT) suspension with three modes (Sport, Street, Comfort); an optional Suspension Pro package adds three additional modes (Track, Advanced, and Auto) as well as automatic preload adjustment with three levels (Low, Standard, and High). The throttle-by-wire system features a new 65-degree quick-turn throttle (reduced by 7 degrees) for a faster and more responsive throttle while also reducing rider wrist angle as well as elbow drop at full throttle. The 1290 Super Duke R Evo is powered by the same liquid-cooled, 1,301cc V-Twin that makes a claimed 180 horsepower and 103 lb-ft of torque. It gets more aggressive bodywork and two new colorways. MSRP is $19,599.
2022 KTM RC 390
The 2022 KTM RC 390 gets new engine mapping and a revised airbox that helps its liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-valve, 373cc Single make more torque. New rider-assist electronics include cornering ABS with supermoto mode, cornering traction control, and an optional quickshifter. It’s ready for road or track with all-new GP-inspired bodywork, revisions to the chassis that save 13 pounds, updated WP Apex suspension, improved ergonomics, a larger fuel tank, and a TFT color display. MSRP is $5,799.
2022 Moto Guzzi V100 Mandello
After celebrating its centennial earlier this year, Moto Guzzi looks to the future with the “Road to 2121.” The bold initiative includes a futuristic restructuring project with a new factory and museum to be built at the current site in Mandello del Lario, Italy. It also unveiled a new 2022 Moto Guzzi V100 Mandello, an all-new sport-tourer with a 1,042cc transverse V-Twin that makes 115 horsepower and 77.4 lb-ft of torque, Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 semi-active suspension, and industry-first adaptive aerodynamics. Pricing and availability are TBD.
2022 MV Agusta Lucky Explorer Project
The Cagiva Elefant put Italy’s Edi Orioli on the top step of the Paris-Dakar Rally in 1990 and 1994. To capitalize on that success, the Italian marque adopted the Lucky Explorer moniker for the rally replica production model. More than three decades after Cagiva’s first Dakar win, the 2022 MV Agusta Lucky Explorer Project revives the iconic name with two adventure bike variants, the 5.5 and 9.5.
For the Lucky Explorer 5.5, MV Agusta partnered with China’s QJ Motors to develop the mid-size adventure bike with a 554cc parallel-Twin that pumps out 47 horsepower and 38 lb-ft of torque. The full-size Lucky Explorer 9.5 was designed in-house and its powered by a 931cc inline-Triple that makes 123 horsepower and 75 lb-ft of torque. Click the link below for more details on both bikes. Pricing and availability are TBD.
Royal Enfield 120th Anniversary Edition Twins
In November 1901, Royal Enfield launched its first motorcycle at the Stanley Cycle Show in London, kickstarting the journey of what would become the oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production. It is marking the milestone with Royal Enfield 120th Anniversary Edition Twins, special-edition versions of the INT 650 and Continental GT 650. A limited run of only 480 units worldwide – 120 in each of its four regions, split equally among INT 650 and Continental GT 650 models – will be built, and they will be available in early 2022.
2022 Royal Enfield Classic 350
Inspired by the 1948 Model G2, the Royal Enfield Classic 500 that was launched in 2008 brought post-WW2 styling to a contemporary audience. Over a span of 12 years – until Royal Enfield ceased production of the UCE 500 single-cylinder engine in 2020 – more than three million Classic 500s were produced. Following the introduction of the Meteor 350 earlier this year, the same 349ccc air-/oil-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, fuel-injected Single with a 5-speed gearbox will power the new 2022 Royal Enfield Classic 350. The Classic 350 arrives in North America in the spring, and pricing starts at $4,499.
2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan
After its introduction in 2018 and receiving standard ABS in 2019, Royal Enfield’s 411cc single-cylinder adventure bike gets some upgrades. The 2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan gets the company’s exclusive Tripper Navigation system, a larger windscreen, a revised seat, and changes to the front and rear racks to improve ergonomics. MSRP is $5,299.
2022 Royal Enfield Scram 411
The 2022 Royal Enfield Scram 411 brings scrambler styling to the Himalayan adventure bike platform, which was updated for 2022 (see above). It’s powered by an air-cooled 411cc single-cylinder engine carried in a Harris Performance chassis. Royal Enfield says the Scram 411’s versatile geometry and comfortable ergonomics give the lightweight bike a unique combination of on-road agility and capability on trails. Price is TBD.
2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000
The 2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 is a naked sportbike powered by an updated version of the liquid-cooled 999cc inline Four from the K5 (2005-2008) GSX-R1000. It gets more aggressive, angular styling with stacked LED headlights and MotoGP-inspired winglets, a new 4-2-1 exhaust system, a new slipper clutch, and the Suzuki Intelligent Ride System. An updated seat design, new wheels shod with new Dunlop Roadsport 2 tires, revised instrumentation and switches, and a new larger fuel tank (5 gallons, up from 4.5) round out the changes. The 2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 is available in Metallic Triton Blue and Metallic Matte Mechanical Gray. MSRP is $11,499.
2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000GT and GSX-S1000GT+
The 2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000GT and GSX-S1000GT+ are sport-touring variants of the GSX-S1000. They have a full fairing and windscreen, a rubber-mounted handlebar, more generous rider and passenger accommodations, and, on the GT+, removeable saddlebags. The 2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000GT and GT+ are available in Metallic Reflective Blue. MSRP is $13,149 for the GT and $13,799 for the GT+.
2022 Suzuki Hayabusa
Now in its third generation with its first update since 2008, the legendary 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa gets a thoroughly revised liquid-cooled 1,340cc inline-Four that makes 187 horsepower at 9,750 rpm and a whopping 110 lb-ft of torque at 7,000 rpm. Peak figures are lower, but there’s more grunt in the midrange, and the latest Hayabusa accelerates faster than its predecessor. The Hayabusa has been updated and refined from nose to tail, with new styling and instrumentation, an IMU-enabled Suzuki Intelligent Ride System, and much more. Available in Glass Sparkle Black and Candy Burnt Gold; Metallic Matte Sword Silver and Candy Daring Red; and Pearl Brilliant White and Metallic Matte Stellar Blue, pricing for the 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa starts at $18,599.
2022 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
For 2022, Triumph has given performance, technological, and visual updates to its entire Modern Classic lineup, which includes the iconic Bonneville T100, Bonneville T120 and T120 Black, Street Twin and Street Twin Gold Line, Bonneville Bobber, and Speedmaster models.
Triumph has merged the Bobber and up-spec Bobber Black into one single model, the 2022 Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Like other models in the Bonneville lineup, the Bobber’s “high-torque” 1,200cc liquid-cooled parallel-Twin gets a lighter crankshaft and mass-optimized clutch and counterbalancers. It also gets a larger 3-gallon fuel tank, an upgraded fork, a chunky front wheel, dual Brembo front calipers, standard cruise control and ABS, a new LED headlight, and some styling updates. The Bobber is available in Jet Black, Cordovan Red, and Matte Storm Grey and Matte Ironstone two-tone (above). Pricing starts at $13,150.
2022 Triumph Bonneville Gold Line Editions
As seen elsewhere in this guide, Triumph has announced 2022 updates for every motorcycle in its Modern Classic lineup. For one year only, it’s offering special 2022 Triumph Bonneville Gold Line Editions of eight models: Bonneville T100, Bonneville T120, Bonneville T120 Black, Bonneville Bobber, Bonneville Streetmaster, Street Scrambler, Scrambler 1200 XC, and Scrambler 1200 XE. Check out our first look review for photos and details about each model. Pricing starts at $11,450.
2022 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster
The 2022 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster gets an updated “high-torque” 1,200cc liquid-cooled parallel-Twin, refined riding modes (Road and Rain), a larger-diameter and higher-spec 47mm Showa cartridge fork, improved rider and passenger seating, and updated instrumentation. The Speedmaster is available in Jet Black, Red Hopper, and two-tone Fusion White and Sapphire Black with hand-painted twin coach lines (above). Pricing starts at $13,150.
2022 Triumph Bonneville T100
The 2022 Triumph Bonneville T100’s Euro 5-compliant “high-torque” 900cc parallel-Twin boasts an additional 10 ponies, bringing its claimed figures up to 64 horsepower at 7,400 rpm and 59 lb-ft of torque at 3,750 rpm. The engine also gets a lighter crankshaft, mass-optimized clutch and counterbalancers, a magnesium cam cover, and a thin-walled clutch cover, which together reduce curb weight by 8 pounds. The T100 also gets an upgraded fork, new instrumentation, and some styling tweaks. The Bonneville T100 is available in Jet Black, two-tone Lucerne Blue and Fusion White (above), and two-tone Carnival Red and Fusion White. Pricing starts at begins at $10,500.
2022 Triumph Bonneville T120 / T120 Black
The 2022 Triumph Bonneville T120 and T120 Black get engine updates, less weight (520 pounds wet, down 15.5), and other updates. The “high-torque” 1,200cc liquid-cooled parallel-Twin gets a lighter crankshaft and mass-optimized clutch and counterbalancers. The big Bonnies get cruise control, new Brembo front calipers, refined riding modes (Road and Rain), and aesthetic upgrades. Pricing for the 2022 Triumph Bonneville T120 and T120 Black (above) starts at $12,050.
2022 Triumph Rocket 3 Black
Limited to 1,000 units worldwide, the 2022 Triumph Rocket 3 R Black gives the 2,458cc mega cruiser an even leaner-and-meaner look. It features an aggressive all-black colorway that focuses on matte finishes, darkened tank badging, a carbon fiber front fender, and blacked-out components from nose-to-tail, and it comes with a certificate of authenticity. Pricing starts at $23,700.
2022 Triumph Rocket 3 GT Triple Black
Also limited to 1,000 units worldwide, the 2022 Triumph Rocket 3 GT Triple Black applies the dark treatment to the touring version, with a high-gloss three-shade paint scheme, a carbon fiber front fender, and blacked-out components. It comes with a certificate of authenticity that lists each motorcycle’s VIN. And its enormous 2,458cc inline Triple produces 167 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and a 163 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm. Pricing starts at $24,400.
2022 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC
Also built on Triumph‘s Bonneville platform, the 2022 Scrambler 1200 XC, Scrambler 1200 XE, and Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition are powered by a “high power” version of Triumph’s liquid-cooled, 1,200cc parallel-Twin that’s been updated to meet Euro 5 emissions regulations, which includes a revised exhaust system that offers improved heat distribution. With a dedicated Scrambler tune, it makes 89 horsepower at 7,250 rpm and 81 lb-ft of torque at 4,500 rpm. All three models have a 21-inch front wheel, side-laced tubeless wheels, and nearly 10 inches of suspension travel.
The 2022 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC is available in Sapphire Black ($14,000), two-tone Cobalt Blue and Jet Black ($14,500, above), and two-tone Matte Khaki Green and Matte Black ($14,500).
2022 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE / Steve McQueen Edition
Receiving the same updates as the XC, the higher-spec 2022 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE adds an Off-Road Pro mode and cornering-optimized ABS and traction control. It’s available in Sapphire Black ($15,400), two-tone Cobalt Blue and Jet Black ($15,900), and two-tone Matte Khaki Green and Matte Black ($15,900).
Limited to 1,000 in individually numbered units worldwide and based on the XE, the 2022 Triumph Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition (above) honors the King of Cool with unique Steve McQueen branding on the tank and handlebar clamp, an exclusive Competition Green custom paint scheme, premium Scrambler accessories fitted as standard, and a certificate of authenticity with signatures from Triumph’s CEO, Nick Bloor, and Chad McQueen. Pricing starts at $16,400.
2022 Triumph Special Editions
Triumph will offer four special editions for 2022: Street Twin EC1 ($10,350), Thruxton RS Ton Up ($17,300), Rocket 3 GT 221 ($24,600), and Rocket 3 R 221 ($23,900).
2022 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RR
Triumph says the new Speed Triple 1200 RR will deliver “the most focused and exhilarating Speed Triple ride ever.” The new RR shares the 177-horsepower 1,160cc inline-Triple powering the 2021 Speed Triple 1200 RS we recently tested, and the same aluminum twin-spar frame and subframe. But it gets a retro-styled fairing, low clip-on handlebars, semi-active Öhlins suspension, and more. MSRP is $20,950.
2022 Triumph Speed Twin
The 2022 Triumph Speed Twin gets similar engine updates as the rest of the Bonneville family, and its “high power” liquid-cooled, 1,200cc parallel-twin makes 98.6 horsepower at 7,250 rpm and 83 lb-ft of torque at 4,250 rpm. To improve handling, the Speed Twin gets a higher-spec Marzocchi inverted cartridge fork, Brembo M50 monoblock calipers, lighter cast aluminum 12-spoke wheels, and Metzeler Racetec RR tires. Styling has also been refreshed. The Speed Twin is available in Red Hopper (above), Matte Storm Grey, and Jet Black. Pricing starts at $12,500.
2022 Triumph Street Scrambler
As with other Bonneville models, the 2022 Triumph Street Scrambler’s liquid-cooled 900cc parallel-twin has been updated to meet Euro 5 emissions yet it still delivers 64 horsepower at 7,250 rpm and 59 lb-ft of torque at 3,250 rpm. Styling updates include a new side panel with aluminum number board, a new heel guard, new brushed aluminum headlight brackets, new adventure-oriented seat material, new throttle body finishers, and new paint schemes. The Street Scrambler is available in Jet Black, Urban Grey, and two-tone Matte Khaki and Matte Ironstone; pricing starts at $11,000.
Limited to 775 units worldwide, the Scrambler Sandstorm Edition (above) has a unique paint scheme, premium accessories (high front fender, tail tidy, sump guard, headlight grille, and rubber knee pads on the tank), and a certificate of authenticity personalized with the bike’s VIN. Pricing starts at $11,750.
2022 Triumph Street Twin / Street Twin Gold Line
Heralded as Triumph’s best-selling Modern Classic, the 2022 Triumph Street Twin gets an updated engine, new cast wheels, and updated styling. Featuring the same updated “high-torque” 900cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin as the T100, the Street Twin now boasts 64 horsepower at 7,500 rpm and 59 lb-ft of torque at 3,800 rpm. New 18- and 17-inch 10-spoke cast-aluminum wheels are fitted with Pirelli Phantom Sportcomp tires. The Street Twin is available in Cobalt Blue (above), Matte Ironstone, and Jet Black. Pricing starts at $9,400.
Limited to 1,000 units worldwide, the 2022 Triumph Street Twin Gold Line features a Matte Sapphire Black colorway with a Triumph heritage logo and hand-painted gold lining. Pricing starts at $10,150.
2023 Triumph Tiger 1200
The folks in Hinckley have been busy. They’ve shaved 55 pounds off the new 2023 Triumph Tiger 1200, given it a 147-hp Triple, and equipped it with an all-new chassis and electronics. Five variants are available: the street-focused GT ($19,100), GT Pro ($21,400), and GT Explorer ($23,100) and the off-road-ready Rally Pro ($22,500) and Rally Explorer ($24,200).
2022 Triumph Tiger Sport 660
The 2022 Triumph Tiger Sport 660 is a new middleweight sport-tourer with a 660cc inline Triple and chassis derived from the Trident 660. Triumph says the engine makes 80 horsepower and 47 lb-ft of torque at the crank, and its throttle-by-wire enables two riding modes (Road and Rain) and switchable traction control. The Tiger Sport 660 has a small upper fairing with an adjustable windscreen, a 32.8-inch seat height, a 4.7-gallon tank, and integrated side case mounts. Saddlebags (57 liters total), a luggage rack, and a top box (47 liters) are optional. Pricing starts at $9,295.
2022 Yamaha MT-10 / MT-10 SP
Powered by liquid-cooled, 998cc CP4 inline-Four, the 2022 Yamaha MT-10 has been updated with refreshed styling, revised ergonomics, engine refinements, and a new 6-axis IMU along with a full suite of electronic rider aids originally developed for the YZF-R1. It will be offered in Cyan Storm or Matte Raven Black for $13,999.
Offered in the U.S. for the first time, the up-spec 2022 Yamaha MT-10 SP replaces the manually adjustable KYB suspension with Öhlins semi-active suspension and is offered in a YZF-R1M-inspired colorway with premium styling accents. It’s available in Liquid Metal/Raven (shown above) for $16,899.
2022 Yamaha XSR900
The 2022 Yamaha XSR900 gets the updated 890cc inline-Triple that powers the latest MT-09 and Tracer 9 GT, as well as an all-new chassis, a more advanced electronics package, and a refreshed look drawn from Yamaha’s classic 1980s-era Grand Prix racing machines. The Legend Blue colorway with gold wheels and gold fork tubes (shown above) is a modern take on the classic French Sonauto Yamaha livery campaigned by legendary French Grand Prix champion Christian Sarron. It’s also available in Raven with black wheels and black fork tubes. MSRP is $9,999.
2022 Yamaha YZF-R7
The all-new 2022 Yamaha YZF-R7 is a 689cc sportbike based on the MT-07 platform, slotting between the YZF-R3 and YZF-R1. It features an slip/assist clutch, an optional quickshifter, chassis upgrades, and all-new bodywork. The R7 delivers track-ready performance within reach, with an MSRP of $8,999. Available in Team Yamaha Blue (above) and Performance Black.
2022 Yamaha YZF-R3, YZF-R7, and YZF-R3 World GP 60th Anniversary Editions
In 1961, Yamaha entered its first World Grand Prix series, finishing in the points in only their second GP race with its 2-stroke RD48 at the Isle of Man TT. Yamaha is commemorating the 60th anniversary of this definitive year and its rich racing history with three new Special Edition models – the 2022 YZF-R3, YZF-R7, and YZF-R1 are all available in a World GP 60th Anniversary Edition livery.
The 2022 Yamaha YZF-R7 World GP 60th Anniversary Edition (MSRP $9,299) and the 2022 Yamaha YZF-R1 World GP 60th Anniversary Edition (MSRP $18,099) will be available in November 2021. The 2022 YZF-R3 World GP 60th Anniversary Edition (MSRP $5,499) will be available in February 2022.
2022 Zero S
At the heart of the new 2022 Zero S naked streetbike is a proprietary Z-Force 75-5 passively air-cooled, radial flux, interior permanent magnet, brushless motor, with energy supplied by a 7.2 kWh lithium-ion battery. The same setup can be found in the 2021 Zero FXE. Zero claims the new S can manage 89 miles of range through city streets and produces 78 lb-ft of torque and 46 horsepower with a top speed of 98 mph. It’s available in Twilight for $11,195.
2022 Zero DS
The trail-ready 2022 Zero DS (as in Dual-Sport) shares the same base configuration as the S including motor and battery, and Zero says the DS has an off-road range of 82 miles on a fully charged battery. The DS is available in Quicksand for $11,195.
2022 Zero DSR
The 2022 Zero DSR is a high-performance variant of the DS. Although it shares the same Z-Force 75-7 brushless motor, a more powerful 14.4 kWh power pack provides a claimed range of 163 miles of range and a top speed of 102 mph, while producing 116 lb-ft of torque and 70 horses. The DSR is finished in black and has an MSRP of $15,695.
2022 Zero SR
New battery technology and access to Cypher Store upgrades headline the list of improvements to the 2022 Zero SR. Built on Zero’s distinctive exposed steel trellis frame, the SR shares the performance DNA of Zero’s most premium options at a more affordable price. The 2022 SR is powered by the ZF 75-10 electric motor tuned to deliver 122 ft-lb of torque, 74 horsepower, and a top speed of 104 mph. MSRP is $17,995. Zero has also updated its SR/S and SR/F models for 2022.