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Racing Update: Historic One-Two-Three for BMW at Macau Grand Prix

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 1:09pm
Privateer BMW racers have claimed their biggest success so far at the legendary Macau Grand Prix: they not only secured the first ever victory for the German brand at this iconic road race but also celebrated a clean podium sweep for the BMW S1000RR. The Macau Grand Prix at the challenging Guia Circuit on the […]

BMW Motorrad Recalling BMW Sport Helmet

Mon, 11/23/2015 - 8:41am
BMW Motorrad is recalling their “BMW Sport Helmet” saying they “do not fully meet the approval test requirements according to the European standard UNECE R 22.05. BMW Motorrad has therefore decided to take these helmets off the market.” They did add that “there is no safety risk to users of the helmet.” The helmets can […]

Racing Update: Three BMWs in the Top Four at CEV Season Finale

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 10:50am
The 2015 FIM CEV Superbike European Championship (CEV) season is over and in the final race at Valencia (ES), Maximilian Scheib (CL) and Adrián Bonastre (ES) continued the podium streak for the BMW S1000RR. In total three RRs crossed the line in the top four, with Miguel Ángel Poyatos (ES) finishing fourth. In the privateer […]

First Look at BMW Motorrad’s Apparel Collection for 2016

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 10:13am
BMW Motorrad has shown their new apparel collection for 2016 which includes advances to well-established products as well as new items. Their entire collection is part of the BMW Motorrad “Safety 360°” principle, which regards “innovative equipment” as part of rider safety. And they point out that BMW Motorrad is the only motorcycle manufacturer to develop their own complete range of rider’s equipment itself. […]

BMW Customizes R nineT to Create Their Own Scrambler Version

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 8:39am
As expected, BMW has introduced a scrambler variant of their successful R nineT motorcycle. The R nineT Scrambler has the expected raised exhaust and large 19 inch front wheel and it’s powered by the same previous generation 1,170 cc air/oil-cooled boxer twin making up to 110 hp and 86 ft-lbs of torque as the standard nineT. The new twin-can […]

F800GS and F700GS Color/Style Updates for 2016

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 8:32am
BMW Motorrad has refreshed their mid-sized F800GS and F700GS models for the 2016 model year. Each gets new tank covers, ignition lock covers and electroplated fairing pieces. On the F700GS the silver electroplating is used on the knee covers, while on the F800GS it’s used on the radiator cover. There are also four new two-tone black/grey seats […]

New White/Grey/Red Color Combo for S1000XR

Tue, 11/17/2015 - 8:11am
BMW Motorrad has added a new Light white/Granite grey metallic/Racing red color combination to the S1000XR lineup. The new color design moves the model inscription from the side fairing panel to the side of the fuel tank. The previous racing red or light white paintwork options remain available. BMW says the new color, “draws on the attributes of […]

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2015 Issue Now Out!

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 9:29am
Spanning the world of BMW motorcycles, the Winter issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine covers the exciting past, present and future of the brand. A new concept bike is launched by BMW Motorrad, the Stunt G310, which gives us a peek into the future toward a small production roadster. It’s light, agile and powered by an […]

BMW Plans to Sell 200,000 Motorcycles by 2020

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 11:33am
The BMW Group has set new motorcycle segment targets for the future. By introducing additional models and entering new markets, the company aims to win new customers worldwide and increase deliveries of motorized two-wheel vehicles to 200,000 units by 2020. They expect to see business growth in Asia and Latin America, offer new premium motorcycles […]

Strong Sales for BMW Motorrad in October

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 11:18am
The strong sales momentum at BMW Motorrad continued in October with a total of 9,211 units sold in the month, an increase of 4.3% compared to the same month last year. In the first ten months of the year, 121,622 customers around the world took delivery of a BMW Motorrad vehicle, up 11.5% on the […]

All-Electric BMW Superbike Experiment Shown

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 10:27am
BMW Motorrad has a long tradition of new technology and new concepts for “mobility on two wheels.” Again and again they have presented studies with views to the future. One such study is the new experimental vehicle called the eRR. It was created as a project with the Technical University of Munich and embodies the […]

BMW Introduces G310R in Cooperation with TVS Motor Company

Wed, 11/11/2015 - 10:05am
BMW Motorrad has quickly moved from concept to serial production with their new BMW G310R. Just a month after showing off the BMW Concept Stunt G310, BMW has removed the stunt specific accessories and added a mini cockpit fairing to create a new, small roadster “designed specifically for the world market” — that is, markets outside BMW’s core, […]

Racing Update: BMW Success at CEV Superbike European Championship

Wed, 11/04/2015 - 8:45am
At the penultimate round of the 2015 FIM CEV Superbike European Championship (CEV) in Jerez (ES), BMW racers dominated the privateer class. In doing so, they also improved their positions in the 2015 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy (see full rankings below). In the MFJ Superbike All Japan Road Racing Championship (MFJ) the season drew to […]