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NGK publishes new motorcycle applications catalogue

Motorcycle racing legend John McGuinness is featured on the front cover of NGK’s new 2022/2023 Motorcycle and ATV catalogue.

The racer, who has notched up 23 TT wins and 47 podiums during a glittering career which this year will see him compete in his 100th TT race, is an ambassador for the ignition and sensor specialist.

NGK has a rich pedigree in the two-wheel bike scene both on the road and also in the motorcycling racing arena where its spark plugs have helped the world’s leading teams and riders to countless victories.

Nine out of 10 bikers rely on NGK spark plugs which is no surprise as the company supplies the original equipment (OE) spark plugs for most motorcycles on the market.

The new 124-page catalogue is bigger and better than ever and includes 297-part numbers with 41 new motorcycle applications and three new ones for All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV).There are 3592 applications for motorcycles and 416 for ATVs.

NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd Marketing Manager Mark Hallam said: “The new publication includes all the information distributors and motorcyclists need to know about our spark plug range.

“NGK is the number one OE fitment. Motorcyclists love our Iridium IX spark plugs for their ability to provide enhanced ignition efficiency, better acceleration, faster starting and smoother running, longer life, and better fuel consumption. They are a must-fit in the motorcycling racing world so it is apt that a legendary racer like John is featured on the cover.”

McGuinness, who was awarded an MBE for services to motorcycle racing, will sport the NGK logo in all six races when riding for the official Honda Team at the 2022 Isle of Man TT and also when he competes in the 600cc races at this year’s event which is being held from May 28-June 11.

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Worldwide: NGK SPARK PLUG is one of the leading automotive and technical ceramics suppliers, with its corporate headquarters in Nagoya, Japan and sales organisations and production facilities all over the world. The automotive side of the company specialises in the fields of ignition and sensor technology, supplying Original Equipment customers across the globe. For the Aftermarket, its product portfolio comprises spark plugs, glow plugs, ignition coils and leads under the NGK Ignition Parts brand. Under the brand NTK Vehicle Electronics the company offers oxygen sensors (including NOx sensors), exhaust gas temperature sensors (EGTS), mass air flow (MAF) and manifold absolute/boost pressure (MAP) sensors as well as engine speed and position sensors. With around 16,400 employees, the company’s automotive and technical ceramics activities generate a total annual turnover of around 3.7 billion Euros worldwide. NGK SPARK PLUG’s EMEA sales represent 32% of this global turnover. NGK SPARK PLUG operates on all continents and has 60 group companies, 35 production plants, five Technical Centres and three Venture Labs.


Aftermarket EMEA: NGK SPARK PLUG has seen significant growth across the Aftermarket since expanding beyond motorcycle parts into the automotive sector in the 1970s. With an outstanding commitment to quality, technology and research & development the company has become the world’s number one in spark plugs and oxygen sensors, and a leading provider of glow plugs, ignition coils and leads as well as further sensor technology. Organisationally NGK SPARK PLUG’s regional headquarters in Ratingen, Germany serves the Aftermarket across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In the EMEA region the company has six regional companies and more than 1,000 employees, as well as two production plants in France and South Africa and a Technical Centre in Germany.


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Annika Lustig, Specialist PR & Communications, Aftermarket EMEA, NGK SPARK PLUG EUROPE GmbH
Harkortstr. 41, 40880 Ratingen, Germany, AG Duesseldorf HRB 43118
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