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BMW R1200GS on Top Down Under

BMW R1200GS on Top Down Under

It’s another award for the new liquid-cooled 2013 R1200GS. This time the Australian Motorcycle News (AMCN) has named it “Motorcycle of The Year.” After two weeks of testing against a diverse group of motorcycles, the GS came out on top. This award comes just several months after the HP4 took the top prize in the magazine’s ‘Austest’,… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Wins MCN, Pirelli and OttoCar Awards

BMW Motorrad Wins MCN, Pirelli and OttoCar Awards

A Record Five MCN Awards for BMW Motorrad BMW Motorrad is celebrating after being presented with a record five MCN Awards, the most the manufacturer has ever received in one year. The awards from the UK’s Motorcycle News honored BMW for Manufacturer of the Year, MCN Bike of the Year (BMW R1200GS), Adventure Bike of the Year (BMW R1200GS), Sportsbike… Continue Reading »

R1200GS Named Bike Magazine’s 2013 Bike of the Year

R1200GS Named Bike Magazine’s 2013 Bike of the Year

Bike magazine, the UK’s best-selling monthly motorcycle publication, has named the 2013 BMW R1200GS the ‘Bike of the Year’. The R1200GS won the magazine’s top award by beating back competition from over 50 new motorcycles from around the world. Bike magazine said, “Making the ‘Bike of the Year’ selection is tough. More than 50 new bikes… Continue Reading »

BMW Earns Six 2013 “Best Of” Awards From Motorcycle.com

BMW Earns Six 2013 “Best Of” Awards From Motorcycle.com

BMW motorcycles swept six categories in Motorcycle.com’s annual “Best Of” awards – with the all-new liquid-cooled BMW R1200GS earning both “Motorcycle of the Year” and “Best Off-Road/Adventure Motorcycle for 2013.” The website also named BMW’s HP4 “Best Sportbike,” the K1600GT/GTL “Best Touring Bike,” the BMW C600/650GT “Best Scooter,” and BMW Motorrad’s Dynamic Damping Control (DDC)… Continue Reading »

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 of… Continue 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 award… Continue 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 presented… Continue 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 »