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BMW NA Send-Off for Ride of Smiles Organizer Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow

BMW NA Send-Off for Ride of Smiles Organizer Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow

Employees of BMW of North America, L.L.C. welcomed Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow to BMW’s corporate headquarters today and gave him an official send-off for his charity motorcycle ride that will traverse 50,000 miles and raise an anticipated 50,000 euros (about $57,000) for children in need throughout the world. Dr. Buetzow will complete his Ride of Smiles… Continue Reading »

Monthly Sales Record in April for BMW Motorrad. S1000XR on Sale June 13.

Monthly Sales Record in April for BMW Motorrad. S1000XR on Sale June 13.

BMW Motorrad sales remain on a record pace. After delivering a record number of motorcycles and maxi scooters during the first quarter of 2015, BMW Motorrad sold 16,554 to customers worldwide in April. That’s a 1.3% increase over the record 16,344 units sold in April 2014 and makes April 2015 the most successful month ever… Continue Reading »

New 2016 BMW S1000XR Photo Gallery

New 2016 BMW S1000XR Photo Gallery

BMW Motorrad has released hundreds of new images of the upcoming 2016 BMW S1000XR which was first unveiled at the 2014 International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, Italy last November. Although BMW didn’t provide any new information about their first “crossover” motorcycle, we have all the specs in our initial news article. And be sure to… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Best Brand, Seven Models Awarded by PS Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad Best Brand, Seven Models Awarded by PS Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad was elected best motorcycle brand by readers of the German sports motorcycle magazine PS in their “The Best Sport Motorcycles 2015” survey. More than 21,000 readers took part and voted the BMW R1200GS top of the “Enduro/Supermoto” category while the new S1000RR finished second in the “Sport Motorcycle” category. Finishing second and third in the… Continue Reading »

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 Championship… Continue 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 Authority… Continue 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, who… Continue Reading »