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BMW Motorrad Sees Record Sales in First Quarter 2017

BMW Motorrad Sees Record Sales in First Quarter 2017

Another best-ever start to the season for BMW Motorrad. Solid growth following the 2016 record year. Model offensive with 14 new and revised models to continue in 2017. BMW Motorrad achieves its best start into the new motorcycle season to date with a solid growth of 5.5%. In the first three months of 2017, 35,636… Continue Reading »

Limited Edition HP4 Race—215 hp, Carbon Fiber

Limited Edition HP4 Race—215 hp, Carbon Fiber

Last November BMW gave a glimpse of their upcoming HP4 Race, and now, during a press conference at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show, they have provided details on this exclusive machine. Limited to a run of just 750 handmade machines, the HP4 Race will feature plenty of carbon fiber including a monocoque frame weighing just 17.2 lbs… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: Four Podiums at British Superbike Opener; WSBK Returns to Europe

Racing Update: Four Podiums at British Superbike Opener; WSBK Returns to Europe

BMW racers were in action in Spain and Great Britain last weekend. Spanish MotorLand Aragón hosted the third round of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the season opener of the new FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship (STK1000). At Britain’s Donington Park, the British Superbike Championship (BSB) 2017 season started with four podium… Continue Reading »

New BMW R1200GS xDrive Hybrid with All-Wheel Drive

New BMW R1200GS xDrive Hybrid with All-Wheel Drive

The BMW GS models powered by the boxer flat-twin engine have been the perfect companion for anyone wishing to explore the furthest reaches of our planet for over three decades. Be it the Himalayan mountains, the Saharan desert or the polar circles – the “GS” has always provided motorcycle adventurers with the ideal combination of… Continue Reading »

Motorrad Magazine Readers Vote Nine Awards to BMW Motorrad

Motorrad Magazine Readers Vote Nine Awards to BMW Motorrad

With victories in the categories “Sports Bikes,” “Touring/Sport Touring Bikes,” “Crossovers” and “Modern Classics” as well as three second and two third places, BMW Motorrad achieved another impressive result in the Motorrad magazine’s 19th “Motorcycle of the Year” readers’ vote in which 208 motorcycle models lined up for selection. “Once again I am very pleased with the… Continue Reading »

BMW Group Takes Ten iF Design Awards in 2017

BMW Group Takes Ten iF Design Awards in 2017

Five BMW Group brand models received the internationally renowned “iF Design Award 2017”: A top jury honored the MINI VISION NEXT 100, the ROLLS-ROYCE VISION NEXT 100, the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 as well as the BMW Concept X2 in the category “Mobility / Professional Concept” for their innovative design and their future-oriented technologies. The… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Pricing for K1600B Bagger

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Pricing for K1600B Bagger

BMW Motorrad USA announced pricing and packages for new K1600B, the BMW bagger developed specifically with American riders and great open American roads in mind. The 2018 year model will have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $19,995 (plus a $495 destination fee). Largely based on the six-cylinder K1600GT and GTL tourer, the K1600B features a… Continue Reading »