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Super sports machines go missing for Autumn

This month we look at the fastest-selling used bike models above 125cc during the period from 1 August to 13 October, based on the median number of days the bikes were advertised on site. 

As we start to head towards the cold weather and dark nights of winter there is a total absence of super sports bikes in the top 30, but good representation from most other bike styles, with the cruiser category well represented by the Suzuki Intruder 1800 which heads up the list, plus further examples from Honda, Triumph and Kawasaki. The Honda CB900F Hornet also made a surprise reappearance, doubtless initiated by renewed interest from bikers following the recent launch of Honda’s new 750 version.

The fastest selling bikes on Auto Trader
Average days advertised before sale

  1. Suzuki Intruder 1800 8
  2. Honda NT1100 11
  3. BMW R1200 R 11
  4. Honda CMX500 Rebel 12
  5. Honda NC750 13
  6. Royal Enfield Meteor 13
  7. Triumph Tiger 900 13
  8. Honda CB650R 14.5
  9. Triumph Tiger Sport 660 15
  10. Triumph Street Twin 15.5
  11. Honda CB900F Hornet 16
  12. Triumph Trophy 16
  13. Ducati Streetfighter V4S 16.5
  14. Honda NT700V Deauville 16.5
  15. Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX 16.5
  16. Kawasaki ER-6F 16.5
  17. Triumph Speedmaster 865 17
  18. Suzuki V-Strom 650 17
  19. Yamaha MT-10 17.5
  20. Royal Enfield Interceptor 18
  21. Kawasaki Vulcan 18
  22. Kawasaki W800 18
  23. Yamaha MT-09 18
  24. Kawasaki Z800 18
  25. Kawasaki Z650 18.5
  26. Kawasaki Z900 18.5
  27. Honda CB500 18.5
  28. BMW R1150 19
  29. Honda ST1300 Pan European 19
  30. Triumph America 19

If we look at the average pricing of used bikes for the four weeks to 13 September compared with the same period 12 months ago, we can see an overall 3% increase, a slight softening in growth from the previous month. The sector with the highest growth in prices was bikes up to one year old, which increased by an average of 5%. Pricing growth has been driven by road-legal bikes with off-road bike prices remaining flat over the year.

More detailed in-depth reporting of pricing and supply/demand is available to all Auto Trader customers through the analytics menu option in Portal.
Paul Edmondson
Product lead, Auto Trader Bikes

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