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BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2014 Available Now

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2014 Available Now

This has been a busy time for BMW Motorrad with three new 2015 models being introduced at the International motorcycle show in Germany but the latest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine covers all the details. A new naked roadster, the R1200R, has been launched powered by the same cutting-edge, water-cooled engine as the R1200GS andContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Most 2015 Model Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Most 2015 Model Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA has announced its 2015 motorcycle and scooter lineup at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, CA today. This includes pricing and available equipment for those models which were manufactured during BMW’s August through October production schedule. It does not include BMW Motorrad’s newest models, the F800R, R1200R, R1200RS, S1000RR and S1000XR which were announced recently at theContinue Reading »

New October Sales Record for BMW Motorrad

New October Sales Record for BMW Motorrad

Sales for BMW Motorrad are 7.4% ahead of the previous year after 10 months. As of October, 109,052 motorcycles and maxi-scooters were delivered (previous year: 101,530 units). Sales in that month rose by 5.5% to a new record for October of 8,835 vehicles (previous year: 8,376 units). “Demand for our motorcycles worldwide is developing veryContinue Reading »

Shell to Supply BMW-Branded Oils

Shell to Supply BMW-Branded Oils

Shell has announced they have been chosen by BMW AG to be the only recommended supplier for aftermarket engine oils starting in 2015 for BMW, BMW i, BMW M, MINI and BMW Motorrad brands. The agreement means Shell will produce and supply BMW’s branded engine oils available at BMW’s network of more than 3,500 dealersContinue Reading »

BMW Enters “Adventure Sport” Segment with S1000XR

BMW Enters “Adventure Sport” Segment with S1000XR

In addition to the F800R, BMW Motorrad has revealed a completely new model, the S1000XR, at the 2014 International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, Italy today. The fourth model in the S-series, the XR is heavily based on the recent S1000R sport roadster. It has the same 160 hp, 83 lb-ft inline four cylinder engine,Continue Reading »

Middleweight Roadster Updated: 2015 BMW F800R

Middleweight Roadster Updated: 2015 BMW F800R

BMW Motorrad has taken the wraps off two new models at the International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, Italy which opens to the press today. First is an updated F800R roadster while the other is the completely new S1000XR. The 2015 F800R should accelerate faster thanks to a three horsepower gain (to 90hp max atContinue Reading »

Valerie Thompson Hits 217.7 mph at Texas Mile

Valerie Thompson Hits 217.7 mph at Texas Mile

Valerie Thompson, seven-time land speed record holder and one of the world’s fastest BMW racers, returned to Beeville Texas on October 24-26 for this year’s second Texas Mile top speed competition. Thompson broke her personal best top speed of 212 mph, set at the March 2013 Texas Mile, with a blistering run of 217.7 mphContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sells 100,000+ Vehicles Through September 2014

BMW Motorrad Sells 100,000+ Vehicles Through September 2014

BMW Motorrad worldwide sales reached a new all-time high of 100,217 units sold through the first three-quarters of this year — the first time in history BMW has topped 100,000 vehicles through September. Last year, BMW Motorrad sold 93,154 units through September 2014, making this year an increase of 7.6%. It was just a fewContinue Reading »

New BMW Motorrad USA Parts and Accessories Website

New BMW Motorrad USA Parts and Accessories Website

BMW Motorrad USA has launched a national parts website at parts.bmwmotorcycles.com so BMW riders can shop online for original BMW motorcycle repair and maintenance parts as well as accessories. The website presents the complete catalog of original BMW parts and acts as a hub to direct riders to their closest participating online retailers to completeContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Ride and Style Apparel Collections for 2015

BMW Motorrad Ride and Style Apparel Collections for 2015

BMW has introduced their “Ride” and “Style” apparel collections for 2015. While you might not find all these items on dealer shelves you should be able to order most of them. Some items, such as Helmets, won’t be available in the US market. Here’s what BMW Motorrad has to say: State-of-the-art products that have stoodContinue Reading »