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Racing Update: Top Results at BSB and CEV

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 9:16am
BMW racers found success in several important championships last weekend. Silverstone (GB) hosted the penultimate round of the 2015 British Superbike Championship (BSB), with RR riders Peter Hickman (GB), Michael Laverty (GB), Hudson Kennaugh (ZA) and Luke Quigley (GB) celebrating on the podium. In the FIM CEV Superbike European Championship (CEV) races in Navarra (ES), young […]

Street. Style. Stunt. The BMW Concept Stunt G310

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:52pm
At South America’s largest motorcycle show, BMW Motorrad introduced the BMW Concept Stunt G310. It’s a completely new side for BMW Motorrad: an uncompromising interpretation of an aggressive and agile stunt bike with a single-cylinder engine. Four-time World and European stunt riding champion, Chris Pfeiffer, contributed to the realization of the G310. “Stunt riding is a demanding and […]

BMW Teams up with Honda and Yamaha on Connected Motorcycle Systems

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 1:35pm
BMW Motorrad, Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. have announced the establishment of the Connected Motorcycle Consortium which will be collaborating to enhance Cooperative-Intelligent Transportation Systems (C-ITS) in powered two-wheelers (PTWs). According to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was signed by all European association of motorcycle manufacturers (ACEM) in 2014, C-ITS features will be […]

Racing Update: Victory in Germany, France and Brazil

Wed, 09/30/2015 - 9:26am
There were wins and podium finishes for the BMW S1000RR in four different championships last weekend. At the finale of the 2015 International German Championship Superbike*IDM (IDM), champion Markus Reiterberger (DE) took his 12th win of the season on his RR. The French European Bikes (FR EU) championship also drew to a close last weekend, […]

Curve-Conquering ABS Pro Retrofitted to More BMW Motorcycles

Tue, 09/29/2015 - 1:28pm
BMW Motorrad is expanding the availability of ABS Pro to more models through a retrofit program. ABS Pro prevents the wheels from locking up even if the brakes are applied hard when leaned over. The system was designed for public roads where unexpected dangers can potentially lie in waiting around the next curve. The system […]

Racing Update: Superstock Win, Bol d’Or Podium and BSB Podium

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 2:19pm
Last weekend, privateer BMW racers put in impressive performances in series like the FIM Endurance World Championship (EWC), the British Superbike Championship (BSB) and the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup (STK1000). In total, they claimed a stunning lap record, a win and two more podium finishes for the BMW S1000RR. FIM Superbike World Championship in Jerez, […]

World’s First, Side View Assist, Arrives on C650GT

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:23pm
Along with the introduction of the new 2016 C650GT maxi-scooter, BMW Motorrad announced a new world’s first in motorcycle technology. Side View Assist (SVA) increases safety by monitoring a rider’s blind spot on the road. While this technology has been on automobiles for some time, this is the first time it’s available from a motorcycle […]

New C650 Sport and C650GT Maxi-Scooters Revealed

Wed, 09/23/2015 - 12:22pm
BMW Motorrad has updated their two gas-powered maxi-scooters with an eye toward further differentiation of their target audiences. The sportier option gets a numerical name upgrade from C600 Sport to C650 Sport. This is in name only as it, and the new, touring-oriented C650GT, still share the same 60 hp (44 kW) parallel twin engine. […]

GS Trophy 2016: All-Female Team Selected!

Thu, 09/17/2015 - 11:38am
Ten female GS riders from the USA, Canada, UK, France, Spain, Iceland, Brazil, Thailand, Australia and South Africa battled it out for a place on the first ever female team to enter the International BMW Motorrad GS Trophy. This unique qualifier took place from September 13 to 15 at the Country Trax Off-road Riding Academy in […]

Racing Update: Resch and Prášek Crowned Champions in Alpe Adria Road Racing Championship

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:55am
Two more titles, three wins and numerous podium finishes: it was another successful weekend for the BMW S1000RR. In the Alpe Adria Road Racing Championship (AARR) the titles in the Superbike and Superstock classes went to BMW racers, with Roland Resch (AT) being crowned SBK champion and Michal Prášek winning the STK title. The season […]

BMW Motorrad Reveals Entry-Level GPS — Navigator Street

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 10:43am
With the new Navigator Street, BMW Motorrad is offering a less expensive entry-level navigation system for BMW motorcycles without the navigation preparation option. The new Navigator Street will be sold alongside the existing BMW Motorrad Navigator, which will remain part of BMW’s accessory lineup. The Navigator Street features a large 4.3″ touchscreen which can be […]

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 15.2% in August 2015

Thu, 09/10/2015 - 10:38am
Sales of BMW Motorrad motorcycles and maxi-scooters continue to show excellent momentum. A total of 8,737 units were sold in August, an increase of 15.2% compared with the same month last year. In the first eight months of the year, 101,323 customers took delivery of a BMW Motorrad vehicle, the first time the brand has […]

Racing Update: Two BMW Riders in BSB “Title Showdown,” One-Two in CEV, Podiums in France

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 10:04am
Two BMW riders, Tommy Bridewell (GB) and Michael Laverty (GB), qualified to take part in the 2015 “Title Showdown” in the British Superbike Championship (BSB) last weekend. Bridewell claimed another podium finish in Oulton Park (GB) while his Tyco BMW teammate Alastair Seeley (GB) won the race in the BSB Superstock class (BSB STK) with […]