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BMW Introduces a New Small GS, the Made-in-India G310GS

BMW Introduces a New Small GS, the Made-in-India G310GS

After our recent road test of the BMW G310R roadster (see Winter 2016, BMW Motorcycle Magazine) we remarked that we couldn’t wait for BMW to introduce a GS version. Well, we didn’t have to wait long. At the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy which starts on November 10, BMW will be introducing the G310GS… Continue Reading »

Racing Update: First and Third for BMW Racers in Brazil

Racing Update: First and Third for BMW Racers in Brazil

The BMW Motorrad Motorsport teams raced successfully in South America last weekend. In Londrina, Brazil, the seventh round of the 2016 SuperBike Series Brazil (BRSBK) was held. Once again a BMW S1000RR rider stood on the top step of the podium: Diego Pierluigi (AR) of the BMW Motorrad Alex Barros Racing team. Championship leader Danilo… Continue Reading »

BMW R1200GSA and R1200RT Win Motorcyclist Magazine Awards

BMW R1200GSA and R1200RT Win Motorcyclist Magazine Awards

For the third year in a row, the BMW R1200GS Adventure and R1200RT received Motorcycle of the Year (MOTY) Awards by Motorcyclist magazine. Editors, once again, chose the GS Adventure for its 2016 “Best Adventure Bike” category, while the RT earned “Best Sport Touring Bike” (after claiming the “Best Touring Bike” category for the previous two years).… Continue Reading »

New BMW Motorrad Factory Starts Production in Brazil

New BMW Motorrad Factory Starts Production in Brazil

The new BMW motorcycle factory in Manaus, Brazil has officially started operation by manufacturing the BMW F700GS for the Brazilian market. As we discussed previously, BMW ended their previous agreement with Dafra Motos for contract assembly of BMW motorcycles, also in Manaus, which had been in effect since 2009. This is the first exclusive motorcycle production… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Plans Sales Growth in America

BMW Motorrad Plans Sales Growth in America

BMW Motorrad reported their September 2016 sales figures and with 116,044 deliveries, they achieved their highest global sales figures for a third quarter. As compared to the already strong previous year’s figures, BMW Motorrad increased sales by a further 3% in the same period. In September alone the number of deliveries grew by 10% to 12,215 units.… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Premieres Their Vision for the Future of Motorcycling

BMW Motorrad Premieres Their Vision for the Future of Motorcycling

In 2016, its centenary year, the BMW Group is looking further into the future than ever before and developing a series of Vision Vehicles to address people’s mobility needs in about three decades from now. Its solutions are based on the assumption that mobility is set to become increasingly multifaceted and connected. Following the BMW,… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Releases their First Bagger, the K1600B

BMW Motorrad Releases their First Bagger, the K1600B

BMW Motorrad is extending their six-cylinder model range with a new cruiser-styled touring bike. The new K1600B, as in Bagger, follows the Concept 101 design study which was revealed at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in the Spring of 2015. The Bagger is a popular style of motorcycle in the USA and this bike is obviously BMW… Continue Reading »

2017 BMW Motorrad Rider Equipment Portfolio Released

2017 BMW Motorrad Rider Equipment Portfolio Released

BMW Motorrad has released their 2017 apparel lineup with some new and updated products. You’ll be able to purchase them soon at your BMW retailer. But, as always, some items will not be available in some regions — for example, BMW does not import their helmets into the USA. The entirely new EnduroGuard suit is… Continue Reading »