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Racing Update: First and Third for BMW Racers in Brazil

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 1:41pm
The BMW Motorrad Motorsport teams raced successfully in South America last weekend. In Londrina, Brazil, the seventh round of the 2016 SuperBike Series Brazil (BRSBK) was held. Once again a BMW S1000RR rider stood on the top step of the podium: Diego Pierluigi (AR) of the BMW Motorrad Alex Barros Racing team. Championship leader Danilo […]

BMW R1200GSA and R1200RT Win Motorcyclist Magazine Awards

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 12:48pm
For the third year in a row, the BMW R1200GS Adventure and R1200RT received Motorcycle of the Year (MOTY) Awards by Motorcyclist magazine. Editors, once again, chose the GS Adventure for its 2016 “Best Adventure Bike” category, while the RT earned “Best Sport Touring Bike” (after claiming the “Best Touring Bike” category for the previous two years). […]

New BMW Motorrad Factory Starts Production in Brazil

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 10:28am
The new BMW motorcycle factory in Manaus, Brazil has officially started operation by manufacturing the BMW F700GS for the Brazilian market. As we discussed previously, BMW ended their previous agreement with Dafra Motos for contract assembly of BMW motorcycles, also in Manaus, which had been in effect since 2009. This is the first exclusive motorcycle production […]

Racing Update: FIM Superstock 1000 Cup Title for Raffaele De Rosa on His BMW S1000RR

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 8:45am
The decision came in a dramatic final round at Jerez de la Frontera in Spain: Raffaele De Rosa and the Althea BMW Racing Team celebrated the title win in the 2016 FIM Superstock 1000 Cup (STK1000). In the last race of the season, De Rosa crossed the line in fifth place. This was sufficient to […]

BMW Motorrad Plans Sales Growth in America

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 9:55am
BMW Motorrad reported their September 2016 sales figures and with 116,044 deliveries, they achieved their highest global sales figures for a third quarter. As compared to the already strong previous year’s figures, BMW Motorrad increased sales by a further 3% in the same period. In September alone the number of deliveries grew by 10% to 12,215 units. […]

BMW Motorrad Premieres Their Vision for the Future of Motorcycling

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 1:38pm
In 2016, its centenary year, the BMW Group is looking further into the future than ever before and developing a series of Vision Vehicles to address people’s mobility needs in about three decades from now. Its solutions are based on the assumption that mobility is set to become increasingly multifaceted and connected. Following the BMW, […]

BMW Motorrad Releases their First Bagger, the K1600B

Tue, 10/11/2016 - 9:24am
BMW Motorrad is extending their six-cylinder model range with a new cruiser-styled touring bike. The new K1600B, as in Bagger, follows the Concept 101 design study which was revealed at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in the Spring of 2015. The Bagger is a popular style of motorcycle in the USA and this bike is obviously BMW […]

2017 BMW Motorrad Rider Equipment Portfolio Released

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 1:24pm
BMW Motorrad has released their 2017 apparel lineup with some new and updated products. You’ll be able to purchase them soon at your BMW retailer. But, as always, some items will not be available in some regions — for example, BMW does not import their helmets into the USA. The entirely new EnduroGuard suit is […]

Racing Update: Podium Finishes for BMW Racers in Superstock and CEV

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:28am
Four major championships were on the schedule for BMW racers last weekend. The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup (STK1000) held their races in Magny-Cours. In the STK1000, Raffaele De Rosa (IT) rode onto the podium again. The penultimate round of the 2016 FIM CEV Superbike European Championship (CEV) […]

New for 2017: BMW K1600GT with Reverse Assist, Emergency Call

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 10:33am
BMW took the wraps off an updated 2017 K1600GT (no mention of the GTL, however). In addition to color changes, the new GT gets standard Dynamic ESA, optional reverse assist and shift assistant pro. Intelligent Emergency Call is also added as an option but we’ll have to wait and see if it will be available […]

New for 2017: BMW S1000RR, S1000R and S1000XR Updates

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 10:22am
Among the new and updated models introduced by BMW Motorrad today, we have the new 2017 S1000RR, S1000R and S1000XR. While mostly changes to color and equipment, you can check out BMW’s press release below as well as all the photos in the 2017 BMW S1000RR photo gallery, 2017 BMW S1000R photo gallery or 2017 BMW S1000XR photo […]

New for 2017: BMW R nineT Racer and R nineT Pure

Tue, 10/04/2016 - 9:58am
BMW Motorrad has introduced several new and updated models today including this update to the R nineT line. Two new models have been presented: the R nine T Racer and R nineT Pure – that add two exciting variations to the BMW Motorrad Heritage line. Read BMW’s press release below and check out all the […]