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BMW Motorrad Achieves Best Ever Sales for Q3

BMW Motorrad Achieves Best Ever Sales for Q3

The BMW Group continued on its successful course during the third quarter of 2013. In total, 481,6571 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand cars were sold in the period from July to September, marking a new record (2012: 434,9631 units; + 10.7 %) for the BMW Group. The Motorcycles segment recorded its best ever sales volumeContinue Reading »

EICMA 2013: BMW Launches New S1000R

EICMA 2013: BMW Launches New S1000R

BMW has taken the wraps off two new motorcycle models for the 71st Esposizione Internationale del Motociclo (EICMA), or International Motorcycle Exhibition, set to open to the public on November 7th in Milan, Italy. The new high performance roadster, the S1000R, is a naked bike with a strong resemblance to the S1000RR sport bike butContinue Reading »

EICMA 2013: BMW Unveils Liquid-Cooled 2014 R1200RT

EICMA 2013: BMW Unveils Liquid-Cooled 2014 R1200RT

With the 71st Esposizione Internationale del Motociclo (EICMA), or International Motorcycle Exhibition, set to open to the public on November 7th in Milan, Italy, BMW has taken the wraps off two new motorcycle models. First up is the new liquid-cooled R1200RT. And while the name may be the same, the 2014 BMW R1200RT is completelyContinue Reading »

GS Trophy 2014: Successful GS Challenge Italia

GS Trophy 2014: Successful GS Challenge Italia

Another team has been chosen for the International GS Trophy 2014. This time it was the Italian’s turn to host their national selection event for the BMW Motorrad off-road competition which takes place every two years. Hopefuls were selected after a two-day event that took place in the middle of Tuscany, hosted by the beautiful CastelloContinue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Second at Jerez Finale; BMW Prepares to Support Race Teams in 2014

WSBK 2013: Second at Jerez Finale; BMW Prepares to Support Race Teams in 2014

BMW Motorrad concluded its factory commitment in the FIM Superbike World Championship with a successful performance at Jerez, Spain. In the first race of the 2013 season finale, factory rider Marco Melandri (ITA) fought for victory until the finish line, coming home in second on his BMW S1000RR and claiming the fastest lap. Unfortunately MarcoContinue Reading »

Team USA Chosen for 2014 International GS Trophy

Team USA Chosen for 2014 International GS Trophy

Some riders came to BMW Motorrad USA’s GS Trophy team qualifier competition for fun and fellowship, but Blair Young, Bobby Woolridge and Ben Profitt left the BMW Performance Center as Team USA. They will compete with the rest of world’s best GS riders at next year’s International GS Trophy event. Over 70 riders tested theirContinue Reading »

Custom Concept Comes to Life! New BMW R nineT

Custom Concept Comes to Life! New BMW R nineT

The original BMW Lo Rider prototype hit like a bombshell at the Milan motorcycle fair in 2008. BMW showed not just a unique roadster, but artists’ sketches of a large range of factory accessories which could be used to completely transform and personalize the motorcycle. It was a hit with BMW fans as well asContinue Reading »

WSBK Debut for Sylvain Barrier with BMW at Jerez

WSBK Debut for Sylvain Barrier with BMW at Jerez

Superstock champion Sylvain Barrier will ride a third BMW S1000RR for the BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team in the FIM Superbike World Championship season finale at Jerez, Spain (October 18-20). Markus Reiterberger takes over his Superstock BMW HP4. Last weekend at Magny-Cours, France, Sylvain celebrated an early title victory in the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup and forContinue Reading »

BMW NineT to be Revealed October 16th; BMW September 2013 Sales Up

BMW NineT to be Revealed October 16th; BMW September 2013 Sales Up

BMW Motorrad worldwide sales were up slightly in September 2013 compared to the previous year. A total of 9,264 vehicles were sold which is up 0.5% from the 9,215 sold in September 2012. Those 2012 sales were 7.0% jump over 2011 so a modest increase this year isn’t unexpected. After nine months, BMW Motorrad salesContinue Reading »

Sylvain Barrier Wins Superstock Cup on BMW HP4!

Sylvain Barrier Wins Superstock Cup on BMW HP4!

Sylvain Barrier (FRA) has won the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup for the second straight year. The weekend race was held before the FIM Superbike World Championship at the Circuit de Nevers, Magny-Cours, France and saw Sylvain cross the checkered flag in fourth place. Thanks to this result he has more points than are available inContinue Reading »