Motorcycle Brand Full List

Every Motorcycle Brand, Manufacturer, & Aftermarket Tuner We Could Find

The world of powersports is very deep and filled with stories of bikes and brands that have come and gone. Today, the industry feels an inch wide but a mile deep – a relatively small cabal of manufacturers with models for nearly every segment. But this has not always been the case… there have been hundreds of motorcycle brands over the years!

This list is as complete as it can be but will never be “finished”. Many of the brands and logos featured here are of brands that went out of business, or were acquired, or for some other reason have left us. We also feature numerous aftermarket companies, custom bike shops, and other boutique bike builders, and more of these companies are born every year. We update this list once per year or when a brand reaches out to say hi (which if you are one, do so here).

Please let us know if we have missed anything or if any information is incorrect – we want our motorcycle brand section to be a rich resource of information for enthusiasts everywhere!

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aprilia motorcycles

Aprilia

Aprilia was founded directly after WW2 as a manufacturer of bicycles, moving to scooters and motorcycles in 1968. Today, Aprilia enjoys success in the competitive sports and adventure bike segments, as well as competing in a variety of motorcycle racing championships.

bmw motorcycles

BMW

BMW Motorrad was created as a wholly-owned subsidiary of BMW in 1921, to handle building motorcycle and aircraft engines. The first BMW motorcycle was the boxer-engined R32 in 1923, and the company has enjoyed strong European and worldwide sales ever since with a variety of engines and motorcycles.

ducati motorcycles

Ducati

Ducati Motorcycles was formed in 1953, when the Ducati company split into Ducati Elettronica and Ducati Meccanica SpA. They are well known for their powerful, large L-2 and L-4 engines known as Desmodromic engines. These engines have been used by Ducati for nearly 50 years.

 

harley davidson

Harley-Davidson

Known as the “American Classic,” Harley-Davidson was founded in 1903 in Wisconsin, USA. One of the two major American brands to survive the harsh Great Depression, the company has built a reputation for its cruiser and bagger-touring style motorcycles featuring large-displacement V-twin engines.

honda motorcycles

Honda

Honda motorcycles have been a mainstay of the Honda Motor Company since 1955. The Honda Super Cub is its most popular and longest-running model, having been produced since 1958 with a total, to-date run of well over 100 million units, making it the most produced motor vehicle ever.

indian motorcycle

Indian Motorcycle

Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycles has had a tumultuous history, being the only other American motorcycle manufacturer to survive the Great Depression next to Harley. Today, Indian is famous for their modern take on classic styles, with a variety of touring and cruising models.

 

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Kawasaki

Kawasaki Heavy Industries was started in 1878, as a producer of maritime equipment and vessels. Kawasaki began motorcycle manufacturing in the late 1960’s and today, their bikes are famous for being nearly bulletproof, and many of their models being friendly for new riders.

ktm motorcycles

KTM

Through a very complicated series of events, the informal company started in Mattighofen, Austria in 1934 became KTM AG in 1992. KTM is now one of the largest European producers of motorcycles, and are world-famous for their nearly indestructible off-road and adventure bikes.

royal enfield motorcycles

Royal Enfield

Royal Enfield of India is the second company to bear the name, with a transfer of license from the original Royal Enfield of England in 1968. It is famous for having the longest in-production model in the world, with the Bullet first being produced in 1901

 

Suzuki Logo

Suzuki

Suzuki Motors was a transformation of the original Suzuki Loom Works company in 1954, after the textile industry in Japan collapsed. The motorcycle arm of the company rapidly developed powerful and small engines, and today is known for powerhouse motorcycles like the Hayabusa and the GSX-R1000R

Triumph motorcycles

Triumph

Triumph Motorcycles is the largest UK-owned motorcycle manufacturer in the world, after purchasing all the rights and models from the defunct Triumph Engineering. They are famous for their standard motorcycle model lines that use triple-cylinder engines, known worldwide as “Triumph Triples.”

yamaha motorcycles

Yamaha

Yamaha Motor Company was formed in 1955 as an associate company of Yamaha Corporation, which still holds the majority voting stake in the company. Much of the development of their motorcycles is derived from motorsports, which shows with exceptional supersport models such as the YZF-R1.

All Motorcycle Brands A to Z

A


Abbotsfor
Abe-Star
Abra
Acabion
Access Motors
Ace Motor Corporation
Adiva
Adler
Adly Moto
Aeon
Aermacchi
Agrati Garelli
AJP

AJS
AKT Motos
Alfer
Alligator Motorcycle Company
Allstate
Aprilia
Atlas Honda
A.P. Honda
Ariel Motor Company
Arch Motorcycle
ATK Motorcycles
Agrale
AGF

Alcyon
Automoto
Ardie
Alta
Andhra Pradesh Scooters Limited
API
Aeromere
Autozodiaco
Alexander Leutner & Co.
AJW Motorcycles
Ambassador Motorcycles
Associated Motor Cycles
Armstrong
American IronHorse

B


Brasil & Movimento
Bombardier Recreational Products
Baotian Motorcycle Company
Blata
BMW Motorrad
Bajaj Auto
Benelli
Beta Motor
Bimota
Bultaco
Boss Hoss Cycles
Brammo Inc.
Bennett & Barkell Motorcycles
Brumana Pugliese
Balkan
Böhmerland
BMW
Bianchi
Beardmore Precision
Blackburne
Brough Motorcycles
Brough Superior
BSA Company
Buell Motorcycle Company
Britten Motorcycle Company

C


Can-Am Motorcycles
Chang Jiang
Česká zbrojovka Strakonice
Cagiva
Casal
Cheney Racing
Clews Competition Motorcycles
Cleveland CycleWerks
Confederate Motors
Ceccato
Cimatti
Cooper
Centralne Warsztaty Samochodowe
Calthorpe Motor Company
Clyno
Cotton Motor Company
Coventry-Eagle
Crocker Motorcycle Company
Cushman

D


Dafra Motos
Dayun
Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.
DYL Motorcycles
Derbi
Delta-Gnom
Dollar
D-Rad
DKW
Della Ferrera
Dot Cycle and Motor Manufacturing Company
Douglas
Dnepr
Dresch
Daelim Motor Company

E


Evoke Motorcycles
Energica Motor Company
Electric Motor Corporation
Erik Buell Racing
Eso
Express Werke
Escorts Group
Eisenacher Motorenwerk
EMC Motorcycles
Excelsior Motor Company
Excelsior Motor Manufacturing & Supply Company
Excelsior-Henderson Motorcycle

F


Fantic Motor
FN
FB Mondial
Frera
Fusi
FAMEL
Francis-Barnett
Fischer Motor Company
Flying Merkel

G


Ghezzi & Brian
Gilera
Gas Gas
Greeves
Gillet Herstal
GIMA
Gnome et Rhône
Galbusera
Garelli Motorcycles
Gimson
Gorky Motorcycle Plant

H


Hunter Motorcycles
Husqvarna Motorcycles
Hero MotoCorp
Horex
Harley-Davidson
Harley-Davidson India
Honda
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India
Honda Motorcycle Thailand
Hesketh Motorcycles
Hecker
Hercules
Hodaka
Husaberg
Haden
HRD Motorcycles
Henderson Motorcycle
Helkama
Hildebrand & Wolfmüller
Hoffmann

I


Italjet
Italika
IMZ-Ural
Innocenti
Iso
Ivy

J


Jamuna Motorcycles
Jincheng Suzuki
JAWA Moto
Junak
Janus Motorcycles
Juery
James Cycle Co
Jinan Qingqi
JA Prestwich Industries

K


Kawasaki Heavy Industries Motorcycle & Engine
KTM
KTM Asia Motorcycle Manufacturing
Kymco
Killinger and Freund Motorcycle
Kreidler
Kinetic Engineering Limited

L


Lifan
Loncin Holdings
Lightning Motorcycle
Laurin & Klement
Lefas
Lamborghini
Lambretta
Laverda
Lube Motorcycles
Levis

M


Motomel
Minsk
Midual
Mahindra Two Wheelers
Moto Guzzi
MV Agusta
Malaguti
Minarelli
Moto Morini
Modenas
Montesa Honda
Mondial
Megelli Motorcycles
Métisse Motorcycles
MotoCzysz
Marine Turbine Technologies
Minerva
Motobécane
Monet-Goyon
Maico
Mars
Megola
Münch
Mopeds India Limited
Malanca
MAS
Maserati
Morbidelli
Moretti Motor Company
Moto Rumi
Motobi
Marusho
Meguro
Mitsubishi Silver Pigeon
Miyata
MotoTrans
Monark
Martinsyde
Matchless
Mustang
Moscow Motorcycle Plant
MZ Motorrad- und Zweiradwerk
Maratos
MEBEA
Mego

N


Norton Motorcycle Company
Naza
Nimbus
New-Map
Nougier
Neander
NSU Motorenwerke
Ner-A-Car
New Hudson Motorcycles
New Imperial Motors
Norman Cycles
NATI

O


Ossa
Opel
Orionette
Osborn Engineering Company
OK-Supreme

P


PHP Automobiles
Peugeot Motocycles
Paton
Piaggio
Pak Suzuki Motors
PGO Scooters
Puch
Praga
Premier Motorcycles
Phelon & Moore
Penton
Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company
Pope Manufacturing Company
Podolsk Mechanical Plant

Q


Qianjiang Motorcycle
Quadrant
Quasar

R


Runner Automobiles
Royal Enfield
Ravi Motorcycles
Rokon
Ratier
Rikuo Motorcycle
Raleigh Bicycle Company
Rickman Motorcycles
Royal Enfield
Rudge-Whitworth
Ridley Motorcycle Company
Roehr Motorcycle Company
Rieju

S


Siambretta
Sol Invictus Motorcycle Co.
Scorpa
Sherco
Suzuki Motorcycle India Limited
Suzuki Indomobil Motor
SWM
Suzuki
SYM Motors
SFM
Sanglas
Saroléa
Simson
Santamaria
SHL
SIS
Scott Motorcycle Company
Singer Motors
Sprite
Stevens Motorcycles
Sun
Sunbeam Cycles
Simplex Manufacturing Corporation
Sokół
Sachs Motorcycles

T


Tehuelche
Thumpstar
Terrot
Triumph Motorcycles Ltd
TVS Motor Company
Terra Modena
Taiwan Golden Bee
Tunturi
Triumph (TWN)
Tohatsu
Tempo
Tandon Motorcycles
Triumph Engineering
Thor
Titan Motorcycle Company
TIZ

U


United Auto Industries
US Highland

V


Voxan
Vespa
Vyrus
Velomotors
Voskhod
Victoria
Velocette
Villiers Engineering
Vincent Motorcycles
Victory Motorcycles

Y


Yinxiang Motorcycle
Yamaha Motor Company
Yamaha Motor Pakistan
YMC
Yankee

Z


Zanella
Znen
Zongshen
Z Electric Vehicle
Zero Motorcycles
Zündapp
Zenith Motorcycles

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