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New Prizes, New Races for 2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy

New Prizes, New Races for 2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy

The countdown is on for the 2017 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy and this season’s new features ensure this growing worldwide competition for BMW Motorrad Motorsport racers will be even more attractive. Prize money and bonuses will be given to a much larger number of participants than before. In 2017, the top 30 riders in the final standings… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2017 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2017 Issue Now Out!

The Spring issue features a GS blow-out! Three new GSs are covered, starting with BMW’s new hard-core R1200GS Rallye, road tested over Iceland’s formidable terrain. The new R nineT Urban G/S is then introduced, paying homage to legendary Paris-Dakar racing bikes. Finally, the new G310GS is presented. Made in India, it’s compact, lightweight, and best… Continue Reading »

Strong BMW Motorrad USA Sales in January

Strong BMW Motorrad USA Sales in January

BMW Motorrad is off to a lukewarm start to the year with a slight increase of 0.2% in global sales for month of January compared to January 2016. A total of 7,503 motorcycles and maxi-scooters were delivered to customers worldwide. BMW Motorrad USA meanwhile is back to issuing sales press releases after discontinuing the practice partway through last year after a… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Racer Support and Contingency Programs for 2017

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Racer Support and Contingency Programs for 2017

BMW Motorrad USA is offering current and prospective racers even greater incentives to compete on its BMW S1000RR superbike this year. More than one million dollars in contingency money is offered for racers piloting a 2015, 2016 or 2017 model year S1000RR in several 2017 national and international race series. “We are excited to roll out an… Continue Reading »

BMW’s K1600B Bagger Makes USA Debut in Ohio This Weekend

BMW’s K1600B Bagger Makes USA Debut in Ohio This Weekend

Now’s your chance to see BMW Motorrad’s new K1600B “bagger” up close. A production prototype K1600B will make its U.S. debut at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show this weekend in Cleveland, Ohio. The newest member to BMW’s 1,632cc in-line six-cylinder family was developed specifically with American riders and American roads in mind. BMW representatives will… Continue Reading »

New Navigator VI GPS Receiver Introduced by BMW Motorrad

New Navigator VI GPS Receiver Introduced by BMW Motorrad

BMW Motorrad has introduced a new GPS receiver, the Navigator VI, which has a number of new features. It will be available starting in March 2017 alongside the existing Navigator V. The new unit retains the same external dimensions as before so it should be a drop in replacement to all BMW motorcycles that accept the previous Navigator V. Like… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Reaches Yet Another All-Time Sales Record for 2016, Despite Disappointment in the USA

BMW Motorrad Reaches Yet Another All-Time Sales Record for 2016, Despite Disappointment in the USA

BMW Motorrad once again sold more motorcycles and maxi scooters in 2016 than ever before. Sales increased by 5.9% to 145,032 units compared to 136,963 the previous year. “2016 was once again a highly successful year for BMW Motorrad,” said Stephan Schaller, President BMW Motorrad. “For the sixth time in succession we have been able… Continue Reading »

Four BMWs Receive 2016 Spark Design Awards

Four BMWs Receive 2016 Spark Design Awards

BMW took home four prizes from The Spark 10th Annual International Awards — a multi-disciplinary design competition which included hundreds of design from around the world. For its innovative concept and groundbreaking design, the BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 was awarded the Spark Design Award 2016, the highest award in the competition. In addition, the BMW R nineT Scrambler received a… Continue Reading »