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BMW Motorrad Introduces “Concept 101″ — A Six-Cylinder Bagger

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 6:56pm
Every year, the most impressive representatives of the mobile past and future on both two and four wheels assemble at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este for a very special get-together on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. Amid this extraordinary blend of the traditional and the contemporary, BMW Motorrad once again presents a breathtaking concept […]

Racing Update: Victory and Podiums in Belgium, Italy, South Africa and Australia

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 9:52am
While Alastair Seeley (GB) and Lee Johnston (GB) claimed a double win for BMW Motorrad at the North West 200 (GB), their fellow BMW racers had their own successes around the globe last weekend. Markus Reiterberger (DE), Roland Resch (AT) and Michal Prášek (CZ) rode their BMW S1000RRs to victories in Belgium and Italy, Lance […]

Racing Update: Double Win for BMW S1000RR at NW200 in Northern Ireland

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 1:46pm
BMW Motorrad’s winning streak in road racing continues. The BMW S1000RR was the bike to beat last week at the North West 200 (NW200) in Northern Ireland which kicked off the international road racing season. On the 8.970-mile Triangle Circuit, privateer BMW Motorrad riders claimed a double win with Alastair Seeley (GB / Tyco BMW) […]

Deus Ex Machina Customizes BMW S1000RR for Orlando Bloom

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 9:36am
Orlando Bloom may be known as a “big time movie star,” (says Ola Stenegärd, BMW Motorrad designer) but not everyone knows about his passion for motorbikes. As a long-standing fan of BMW motorcycles, Orlando Bloom owns and rides a number of BMW models including old classics. For his own custom bike project he chose the […]

BMW Motorrad USA Launches $1 Million Contingency and Rider Support Programs

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 9:13am
BMW Motorrad USA wants you to know “it pays to race a BMW S1000RR.” They are awarding more than one million dollars in contingency money to S1000RR racers in several 2015 national race series. The BMW Motorrad’s Contingency Program is being offered exclusively online via XTRM Performance Network, which provides real time distribution and management […]

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2015 Issue Now Out!

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:18am
The Summer 2015 edition of the BMW Motorcycle Magazine is hot off the press featuring road tests of the new roadsters, BMW’s best selling models after the perennially favorite GS. First, the just launched BMW R1200R with its water-cooled engine is without a doubt the most dynamic boxer roadster BMW has produced. Its exciting style […]

BMW NA Send-Off for Ride of Smiles Organizer Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:55am
Employees of BMW of North America, L.L.C. welcomed Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow to BMW’s corporate headquarters today and gave him an official send-off for his charity motorcycle ride that will traverse 50,000 miles and raise an anticipated 50,000 euros (about $57,000) for children in need throughout the world. Dr. Buetzow will complete his Ride of Smiles […]

Racing Update: Strong Results at Imola WSBK, Privateers Race in Malaysia

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 9:28am
The famous “Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari” in Imola, Italy, hosted the Superbike World Championship last weekend – and the BMW Motorrad privateers did well. In the elite WSBK, Ayrton Badovini (IT) and BMW Motorrad Italia SBK finished fifth and sixth, giving them their best results of the season to date. In the FIM Superstock […]

Italian State Police Take Delivery of BMW C evolution and i3 Electric Vehicles

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:48am
A fleet of six electric BMW C evolution scooters and four electric BMW i3 cars will be put into service in Milan, Italy for EXPO 2015. The President of BMW Italia, Sergio Solero, delivered to the Minister of the Interior, On. Angelino Alfano and the Superintendent of Police, Alessandro Pansa the vehicles at a ceremony […]

Monthly Sales Record in April for BMW Motorrad. S1000XR on Sale June 13.

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 11:07am
BMW Motorrad sales remain on a record pace. After delivering a record number of motorcycles and maxi scooters during the first quarter of 2015, BMW Motorrad sold 16,554 to customers worldwide in April. That’s a 1.3% increase over the record 16,344 units sold in April 2014 and makes April 2015 the most successful month ever […]

New 2016 BMW S1000XR Photo Gallery

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 4:06pm
BMW Motorrad has released hundreds of new images of the upcoming 2016 BMW S1000XR which was first unveiled at the 2014 International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, Italy last November. Although BMW didn’t provide any new information about their first “crossover” motorcycle, we have all the specs in our initial news article. And be sure to […]

BMW Motorrad Best Brand, Seven Models Awarded by PS Magazine Readers

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 4:01pm
BMW Motorrad was elected best motorcycle brand by readers of the German sports motorcycle magazine PS in their “The Best Sport Motorcycles 2015″ survey. More than 21,000 readers took part and voted the BMW R1200GS top of the ”Enduro/Supermoto” category while the new S1000RR finished second in the “Sport Motorcycle” category. Finishing second and third in the […]

Racing Update: S1000RR Victories in German IDM, British Superbike and Brazilian Moto 1000 GP

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 12:22pm
The privateer BMW Motorrad racers made a great impression last weekend: four racing events were held, with victories for the BMW S1000RR on all four occasions. At the season opener of the International German Championship SUPERBIKE*IDM (IDM), Markus Reiterberger (DE) celebrated a dominant double on his Van-Zon Remeha BMW S1000RR. In the British Superbike Championship […]

Electric C evolution Police Scooters Arrive in Italy

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:44am
A few weeks ago, we brought you news of BMW’s first authority fleet of electric C evolution scooters being delivered to local police in Barcelona, Spain. Now 15 of the the highly efficient and environmentally friendly vehicles have arrived on the Italian island of Sardinia. The local police in Sardinia’s capital of Cagliari were presented with the Authority […]

BMW to Award M6 Convertible to Top MotoGP Qualifier

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 8:59am
BMW’s M Division, partner of MotoGP organizer Dorna Sports, revealed a new BMW M6 Convertible with individual extras as the next BMW M Award at the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez de la Frontera (ES) this weekend. Since 2003, the rider with the best qualifying results come the end of the season has been rewarded with […]

Racing Updates: New European Superbike Championship, Plus Italy, France, Great Britain and Japan

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 9:07am
FIM CEV European Superbike Championship in Portimão, Portugal. This season, the former Spanish Superbike Championship has been elevated to the status of a European Championship. The opening round of the new FIM CEV European Superbike Championship (CEV) was held last weekend in Portimão (PT). Among the strong international field were five BMW Motorrad privateers, who […]

Alpinestars Airbag Tech To Be Used on BMW Motorrad Jacket

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 10:10am
BMW Motorrad and Alpinestars announced an exclusive agreement to cooperate in motorcycle safety clothing systems today. The first product to be launched under this agreement will be a BMW Motorrad jacket jointly developed by BMW Motorrad and Alpinestars which will include an airbag developed using Alpinestars technology. The new BMW Motorrad jacket, being branded by […]

Ignite Straight Six Project, Radical K1600 Customs from Japan

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 12:23pm
BMW Motorrad has followed last year’s  “Project Japan,” which had four well-known Japanese customizers try their hands at creating something unique and personal from BMW’s new R nineT, with project “Ignite Straight Six.” This time, two Japanese customizers would radically modify BMW K1600GTL motorcycles. The people selected to create 1649cc straight six powered rolling works of […]