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BMW HP4 Wins ‘Austest’ Against 10 Top Sportbikes

BMW HP4 Wins ‘Austest’ Against 10 Top Sportbikes

For the third time in four years BMW has taken the top prize in the Australian Motorcycle News (AMCN) ‘Austest’, with the HP4 taking on and beating a strong line-up of high-performance machines for the 2013 title. Australian Motorcycle News gathered together the top ten sports bikes available in Australia and assembled an experienced panel ofContinue Reading »

2013 R1200GS Named “Best of the Best” by Robb Report

2013 R1200GS Named “Best of the Best” by Robb Report

The new water-cooled 2013 BMW R1200GS has been named “Best of the Best” in the Motorcycles, Adventure/Touring category of Robb Report’s recently released June issue. The 25th annual edition of Best of the Best is the guide to the world’s finest new automobiles, yachts, hotels, watches, wines and more. It features more than 175 awardContinue Reading »

Red Dot 2013 Awards: Four Designs Recognized Including R1200GS

Red Dot 2013 Awards: Four Designs Recognized Including R1200GS

The 2013 red dot awards were announced with the BMW Group Design picking up four of the internationally renowned prizes. The BMW R1200GS was recognized as well as the BMW M6 Gran Coupe, BMW 1 Series and BMW 3 Series Touring in the “Automotive and Transportation” category for their excellent design quality. The awards will be presentedContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Wins Four of the Eight Motorrad Magazine Award Categories

BMW Motorrad Wins Four of the Eight Motorrad Magazine Award Categories

Once again, BMW Motorrad topped the prize results in Motorrad magazine’s readers choice “Motorcycle of the Year 2013″ awards. They won in four categories, ”touring bike,” “sport bike,” “trial/enduro” and “scooter,” and placed in three others in the 15th edition of the German magazine’s awards. In the “sport bike” category, the BMW HP4 placed number one.Continue Reading »

BMW Group Receives Seven “2012 GOOD DESIGN” Awards

BMW Group Receives Seven “2012 GOOD DESIGN” Awards

The annual “GOOD DESIGN™” award is a prestigious international accolade in the field of product design. This time round, the prizes went to seven BMW Group Design products including one motorcycle, the Husqvarna Nuda 900R. Other award-winning models were the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé, the BMW 3 Series Sedan, the BMW M6 Coupé, the BMWContinue Reading »

BMW Group Design Wins 13 Prizes at iF Design Awards 2013

BMW Group Design Wins 13 Prizes at iF Design Awards 2013

BMW picked up 13 prizes at the 2013 iF Design Awards which recognizes exceptional design achievements. An iF Product Design Award 2013 goes to the BMW HP4, Husqvarna Nuda 900R,  BMW 3 Series Touring and BMW 3 Series Sedan. An iF Communication Design Award 2013 was received for the installation Colour One for MINI byContinue Reading »

S1000RR Wins MCN “Machine of the Year” — K1600GT “Tourer of the Year”

S1000RR Wins MCN “Machine of the Year” — K1600GT “Tourer of the Year”

The updated 2012 BMW S1000RR has been crowned 2012 ‘Machine of the Year’ by the UK magazine Motor Cycle News (MCN). This is the second time the RR has taken the highest of MCN Awards after winning in its 2010 debut year. The RR also won the ‘Best Sportsbike Unlimited’ award for supersports machines with enginesContinue Reading »

Art Deco 1934 R7 Wins Best-in-Class at Pebble Beach Concours

Art Deco 1934 R7 Wins Best-in-Class at Pebble Beach Concours

The BMW R7 motorcycle won best-in-class in the Motorcycle class at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The award was received by Karl Baumer, Head of BMW Group Classic. The BMW R7 motorcycle was created in 1934 at the height of the art deco movement which heavily influenced its design. It was created as aContinue Reading »

S1000RR and Nuda 900R Receive Awards from Automotive Brand Contest 2012

S1000RR and Nuda 900R Receive Awards from Automotive Brand Contest 2012

The BMW Group received a total of 48 awards at the Automotive Brand Contest 2012 including two awards in the “Exterior” category to the BMW S1000RR and Husqvarna Nuda 900R. BMW says, “The new BMW S1000RR motorcycle benefits not only from technical advances for the engine, suspension and cockpit; in terms of design, too, it has takenContinue Reading »

S1000RR Wins “Australia’s Ultimate Sportsbike”

S1000RR Wins “Australia’s Ultimate Sportsbike”

The 2012 BMW S1000RR was crowned “Australia’s Ultimate Sportsbike” in the AUSTest shootout through voting by Australian Motorcycle News (AMCN). The RR was put up against its rivals in the Sportsbike category in an comparison test which took place at Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek, Australia. The day was a carnival, with a crowd of Australian MotorcycleContinue Reading »