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Racing Update: S1000RR Victories in German IDM, British Superbike and Brazilian Moto 1000 GP

Racing Update: S1000RR Victories in German IDM, British Superbike and Brazilian Moto 1000 GP

The privateer BMW Motorrad racers made a great impression last weekend: four racing events were held, with victories for the BMW S1000RR on all four occasions. At the season opener of the International German Championship SUPERBIKE*IDM (IDM), Markus Reiterberger (DE) celebrated a dominant double on his Van-Zon Remeha BMW S1000RR. In the British Superbike ChampionshipContinue Reading »

Electric C evolution Police Scooters Arrive in Italy

Electric C evolution Police Scooters Arrive in Italy

A few weeks ago, we brought you news of BMW’s first authority fleet of electric C evolution scooters being delivered to local police in Barcelona, Spain. Now 15 of the the highly efficient and environmentally friendly vehicles have arrived on the Italian island of Sardinia. The local police in Sardinia’s capital of Cagliari were presented with the AuthorityContinue Reading »

BMW to Award M6 Convertible to Top MotoGP Qualifier

BMW to Award M6 Convertible to Top MotoGP Qualifier

BMW’s M Division, partner of MotoGP organizer Dorna Sports, revealed a new BMW M6 Convertible with individual extras as the next BMW M Award at the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez de la Frontera (ES) this weekend. Since 2003, the rider with the best qualifying results come the end of the season has been rewarded withContinue Reading »

Racing Updates: New European Superbike Championship, Plus Italy, France, Great Britain and Japan

Racing Updates: New European Superbike Championship, Plus Italy, France, Great Britain and Japan

FIM CEV European Superbike Championship in Portimão, Portugal. This season, the former Spanish Superbike Championship has been elevated to the status of a European Championship. The opening round of the new FIM CEV European Superbike Championship (CEV) was held last weekend in Portimão (PT). Among the strong international field were five BMW Motorrad privateers, whoContinue Reading »

Alpinestars Airbag Tech To Be Used on BMW Motorrad Jacket

Alpinestars Airbag Tech To Be Used on BMW Motorrad Jacket

BMW Motorrad and Alpinestars announced an exclusive agreement to cooperate in motorcycle safety clothing systems today. The first product to be launched under this agreement will be a BMW Motorrad jacket jointly developed by BMW Motorrad and Alpinestars which will include an airbag developed using Alpinestars technology. The new BMW Motorrad jacket, being branded byContinue Reading »

Ignite Straight Six Project, Radical K1600 Customs from Japan

Ignite Straight Six Project, Radical K1600 Customs from Japan

BMW Motorrad has followed last year’s  “Project Japan,” which had four well-known Japanese customizers try their hands at creating something unique and personal from BMW’s new R nineT, with project “Ignite Straight Six.” This time, two Japanese customizers would radically modify BMW K1600GTL motorcycles. The people selected to create 1649cc straight six powered rolling works ofContinue Reading »

BMW Racing Update: Endurance to Superbike, Europe to US to Japan

BMW Racing Update: Endurance to Superbike, Europe to US to Japan

One of the annual highlights for BMW Motorrad Motorsport is the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans. Held last weekend at the “Circuit de la Sarthe” in France, the new BMW S1000RR had a successful debut. In addition, privateer BMW Motorrad riders were in action in championships all around the globe. They were on track lastContinue Reading »

Hand-Brushed Aluminum Tank Added to R nineT Accessory List

Hand-Brushed Aluminum Tank Added to R nineT Accessory List

The BMW R nineT has been popular since hitting the market for its rugged charm and retro roadster looks. It’s also been popular among professional and home customizers due to the breadth of available accessories and a “modular customizing concept” design which allows for easier replacement of parts. BMW Motorrad continues to encourage its customersContinue Reading »

Best Quarter of Sales in BMW Motorrad’s History

Best Quarter of Sales in BMW Motorrad’s History

In the first three months of this year, BMW Motorrad achieved its best quarterly sales figures of all time. Through March, sales increased 9.2% to 31,370 vehicles (previous year: 28,719 units). In the month of March alone, BMW Motorrad delivered 15,912 motorcycles and maxi scooters worldwide (previous year: 15,183 units) amounting to a 4.8% growthContinue Reading »

BMW Cruise M-Bike — A Limited Edition Bicycle

BMW Cruise M-Bike — A Limited Edition Bicycle

BMW is complementing its bicycle collection this spring with a colorful tribute to BMW M automobiles: a limited special edition BMW Cruise M-Bike. The characteristic Austin Yellow Metallic of the BMW M GmbH division was adopted for this edition, which has been limited to 500 units. Each model of the limited edition comes with aContinue Reading »