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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 taken… Continue 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 Motorcycle… Continue Reading »

Maxi-Scooter Film Wins CLIO Award

Maxi-Scooter Film Wins CLIO Award

A new film showing BMW Motorrad’s range of Maxi-Scooters has won a coveted CLIO Award. The film, entitled ‘Modern Movement’ won the bronze award in the ‘original score’ category and its creators will be honored at the 53rd Annual CLIO Awards ceremony in New York City on May 15. The CLIO Awards is one of the… Continue Reading »

Overland Journal Names R1200GS Adventure, Adventure Motorcycle of the Year

Overland Journal Names R1200GS Adventure, Adventure Motorcycle of the Year

The BMW R1200GS Adventure has been named 2011 Adventure Motorcycle of the Year by our friends at the Overland Journal and Expedition Portal, a magazine and website targeted toward environmentally responsible, worldwide vehicle-supported expedition and adventure travel. A team of expedition travelers gave BMW’s best-selling long distance enduro high marks for its comfortable ergonomics, confidence-inspiring handling… Continue Reading »

Eight Podiums in Motorrad Magazine Awards

Eight Podiums in Motorrad Magazine Awards

BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Motorcycles received eight “podium” finishes in Motorrad magazine’s Motorcycle of the Year 2012 awards on March 1st. The German magazine’s awards are decided by votes from the magazine’s readers and demonstrate the brand’s enduring popularity. In the Touring category, the new K1600GT and K1600GTL took the top spot, with more than… Continue Reading »

Good Design Awarded to K1600GT/GL and G650GS

Good Design Awarded to K1600GT/GL and G650GS

Six BMW models received the prestigious Good Design™ Award for 2011 including two motorcycles, the K1600GT/GTL and G650GS. The annual Good Design Award is the world’s oldest and most esteemed design prize and is awarded by the Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture, Art Design and Urban Studies. It was founded in 1950… Continue Reading »