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Next “Mission: Impossible” Movie Features BMW Cars and Motorcycles

Next “Mission: Impossible” Movie Features BMW Cars and Motorcycles

BMW’s automobiles and motorcycles will be seen in the upcoming “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” motion picture. BMW confirmed today its role as exclusive worldwide automotive partner of the next installment of Paramount Pictures’ action film franchise opening July 31, 2015. This is the second time BMW has “accepted the mission” to lend its technicalContinue Reading »

Recall Coming for ’03-’11 BMW K- and R-Series Motorcycles

Recall Coming for ’03-’11 BMW K- and R-Series Motorcycles

BMW Motorrad has begun the recall process for K and R models produced from November 2003 to April 2011 due to a problem with the rear wheel carrier flange. We’re told this will affect 367,000 motorcycles worldwide, including 43,425 units in the U.S. According to BMW, cracks could develop in the rear wheel flange if the brakeContinue Reading »

C evolution Electric Scooters Delivered to Barcelona Police

C evolution Electric Scooters Delivered to Barcelona Police

BMW Motorrad has delivered the first fleet of electric scooters to local police in Barcelona, Spain. Thirty of the authority version of the C evolution maxi scooters were turned over to local police at an event in front of the Barcelona City Hall. The first completely electrically powered scooter manufactured by BMW Motorrad will allowContinue Reading »

Record Year for BMW Group in 2014 — Motorcycle Revenues Up 11.6%

Record Year for BMW Group in 2014 — Motorcycle Revenues Up 11.6%

BMW released their 2014 financial results that showed a sharp increase in earnings for its motorcycle segment last year. BMW Motorrad’s revenues grew 11.6% year-over-year to €1,679 million (2013: €1,504 million) in 2014. Profit before financial result (EBIT) jumped by 41.8% to €112 million (2013: €79 million), while profit before tax (EBT) advanced by 40.8%Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sets Another February Sales Record — Up 13.5%

BMW Motorrad Sets Another February Sales Record — Up 13.5%

It’s another February sales record for BMW Motorrad — its fifth record February in a row and its highest February ever. Worldwide sales of BMW motorcycles and maxi scooters increased 13.5% to 9,195 in February 2015 (previous year: 8,098). That pushes global sales up 14.2% to 15,458 vehicles (previous year: 13,536) for the first twoContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Picks Up 10 MOTORRAD Magazine Awards for 2015

BMW Motorrad Picks Up 10 MOTORRAD Magazine Awards for 2015

BMW Motorrad wins in four of seven categories and celebrates a total of ten awards in the “Motorcycle of the Year 2015″ Readers’ Choice Award by the German magazine MOTORRAD. A total of 48,118 readers took part in the voting — well over half a million of readers have taken part in this vote since 1999.The awardContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2015 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2015 Issue Now Out!

On the heels of a record-setting sales year and the launch of three new models, BMW Motorrad has introduced two more models including one that opens an entirely new market for them. The Spring 2015 issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine has the reveal of the new 2016 BMW S1000XR “Adventure Sport” — a concept similarContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Launches into New Year with Best January Ever

BMW Motorrad Launches into New Year with Best January Ever

After record sales last year (the fourth record year in a row), BMW Motorrad has started the new year with a big bump in sales. In January 2015, 15.2% more motorcycles and maxi scooters were sold to customers worldwide — 6,263 units versus 5,438 in January 2014. “Following the fourth record year in succession, 2015Continue Reading »

2016 BMW R1200RS Enters Production

2016 BMW R1200RS Enters Production

While not expected at dealers until the second quarter of this year, production of the 2016 R1200RS has started at BMW’s Spandau plant in Berlin. The plant will produce 30 R1200RS motorcycles out of the 630 two-wheelers (in 22 different models) the 1,900 employees manufacture each day. ”With the R1200RS we revive the traditional segment ofContinue Reading »

Record Sales for BMW Motorrad — Over 120,000 Sold in 2014

Record Sales for BMW Motorrad — Over 120,000 Sold in 2014

BMW Motorrad achieved records sales in 2014 — the fourth year in a row of new record sales — with 123,495 motorcycles and scooters delivered to customers. This is an amazing increase of 7.2% compared to the 115,215 units sold in the already strong 2013. In December, deliveries rose by 10.9% to 7,032 units (previousContinue Reading »