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Racing Update: Three More Champions for the BMW S1000RR at IRRC, AARR and FR EU

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:57am
Last weekend, three more championship crowns were added to the collections of BMW Motorrad racers. In the International Road Racing Championship (IRRC), Vincent Lonbois (BE) took the title with fellow BMW riders Sébastien Le Grelle (BE) and Didier Grams (DE) finishing the season in second and third overall. Lukáš Pešek (CZ) secured the title in […]

New BMW Motorrad Airbag Jacket by Alpinestars

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:42am
BMW Motorrad is launching the BMW Motorrad Street Air by Alpinestars, an advanced airbag system offering comprehensive upper body protection and the freedom to ride a motorcycle in both on- and off-road situations. The technology adopted from the current Alpinestars Tech-Air® street airbag system – a system requiring no motorcycle-mounted sensors. The airbag system of […]

Racing Update: BMW Racer Mackenzie Takes British Superstock Title. Also Racing in France, Germany and Malaysia

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 9:03am
BMW Motorrad racer Taylor Mackenzie (GB) was crowned champion last weekend in the Superstock class of the British Superbike Championship (BSB STK) – in a race that saw a top-3-lockout for the BMW S1000RR. There were podium finishes also for Christian Iddon (GB) in the Superbike class of the BSB (BSB SBK) as well as […]

Racing Update: Päivärinta/Kainulainen Win Championship with BMW-Powered Sidecar

Mon, 09/19/2016 - 10:13am
At the season finale in Donington (GB), Finnish duo Pekka Päivärinta/Kirsi Kainulainen were crowned the 2016 FIM Sidecar World Champions. Kainulainen is the first ever woman to win a world title in road racing. Their 44-Racing sidecar is powered by a BMW S1000RR engine and they were supported BMW Motorrad Motorsport experts with engine hardware […]

Racing Update: One-Two in Britain, Debut Win in Brazil

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:23am
In the British Superbike Championship’s Superstock class, Joshua Elliott and Adam Jenkinson claim a one-two, while Diego Pierluigi is victorious on his BMW S1000RR debut in the SuperBike Series Brasil. BMW Motorrad racers where also in action at the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Series (AMA) at the New Jersey Motorsports Park. British Superbike […]

Global Sales Continue to Rise for BMW Motorrad in August

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 8:50am
This year continues to be the best ever for BMW Motorrad. Worldwide sales in August were up 5.7% compared with the same month last year (9,238) and year-to-date sales rising by 2.5% with a total of 103,829 motorcycles and maxi-scooters delivered to customers in the first eight months of the year. BMW Motorrad Canada reported August sales […]

Coming to the USA: Updated BMW C evolution Electric Scooter Announced

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 10:06am
BMW Motorrad’s all-electric C evolution scooter is being updated and released in two new versions including one which will be available in the USA for the first time. The new C evolution “Long Range” version replaces the original model’s 60 Ah battery with a 94 Ah battery from BMW’s i3 electric car. This pushes the […]

Racing Update: Double One-Two in France

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 8:29am
Last weekend the BMW Motorrad racers were in action in the French Superbike Championship (FSBK), French European Bikes Championship (FR EU) and the Italian Superbike Championship (CIV). They claimed two wins and a total of five podium finishes for the BMW S1000RR. French Superbike Championship at Circuit Carole, France. The sixth and penultimate round of […]

BMW R nineT Scrambler Gets a Price from BMW Motorrad USA

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 2:09pm
BMW Motorrad USA has announced its manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the 2017 R nineT Scrambler which arrives in showrooms this month. And at $13,000 it is, as expected, cheaper than the original R nineT’s $15,095 sticker price. BMW learned from the expense and delays during the launch of the original R nineT two years ago, […]

BMW R5 Hommage Goes on Display at Sturgis Motorcycle Museum

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 2:07pm
The rally may be over but there’s a new reason for BMW motorcycle lovers to visit Sturgis, South Dakota. BMW Motorrad’s unique R5 Hommage concept bike is making an extended stay at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum in their new “Main Street” exhibit. The exhibit commemorates motorcycling’s timeless role in reaching the mainstream. “Synchronicity… The BMW R5 […]

Racing Update: BMW Success at Endurance and Sidecar Championships; One-Two in BSB Superstock

Wed, 08/31/2016 - 2:04pm
The BMW Motorrad Team claims its first podium in the Superbike class of the FIM Endurance World Championship while Pekka Päivärinta/Kirsi Kainulainen defend the overall lead in the FIM Sidecar World Championship courtesy of a double podium in Oschersleben, Germany. Meanwhile, Ian Hutchinson and Taylor Mackenzie secure a one-two for the RR in the British Superbike […]