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‘Bike of the Year Award’ for S1000RR Awarded in Japan

‘Bike of the Year Award’ for S1000RR Awarded in Japan

The S1000RR has had a successful launch. From World Superbike competition to championship success in national racing classes around the world, the RR has become a class leader as well as a sales success in the Supersports category that for many years has been dominated by the ‘big four’ Japanese manufacturers. Therefore, it was withContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycles Win with Motorrad Magazine Readers

BMW Motorcycles Win with Motorrad Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad has been on a roll — not just on the road but in award competitions as well. In the 13th annual reader’s choice awards from the German Motorrad magazine, BMW took first place in four categories and reached the “podium” in three others. The 2011 awards were presented at the Motorräder Dortmund showContinue Reading »

BMW K1300S Wins RiDE Magazine’s Survey

BMW K1300S Wins RiDE Magazine’s Survey

For 2010, the BMW K1300S was voted tops in customer satisfaction by readers of RiDE magazine—the fourth time in a row a BMW has won this award. Each year thousands take part in what is billed as the biggest customer poll of its kind in the motorcycle industry. They rate motorcycles in 15 categories andContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Receives Good Design Award

BMW Motorrad Receives Good Design Award

BMW Motorrad has received the “2010 GOOD DESIGN™ Award” for the BMW S1000RR and BMW Concept 6 by the Chicago Athenaeum. Founded in Chicago in 1950 by architects Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames, and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., GOOD DESIGN bestows international recognition upon the world’s most prominent designers and manufacturers for advancing new, visionary,Continue Reading »

S1000RR is MCN’s Machine of the Year

S1000RR is MCN’s Machine of the Year

BMW’s class-leading and first-ever superbike, the S1000RR, has taken two MotorCycle News (UK) awards: “Machine of the Year” and “Sportsbike over 751cc.” BMW’s R1200RT, meanwhile was crowned “Tourer of the Year.” MCN is the UK’s best-selling motorcycle publication. The S1000RR was praised by MCN and took the top award saying, “The BMW was head andContinue Reading »

R1200GS Wins MCN Sport-Tourer Test

R1200GS Wins MCN Sport-Tourer Test

Further proof of the R1200GS’s all-rounder credentials was published in a recent issue of Motorcycle Consumer News (MCN) magazine, where it was the unlikely winner of a dedicated sport-tourer group test. We say ‘unlikely’ because the GS wasn’t even meant to be in the test at all – this particular comparison was to focus onContinue Reading »

BMW Ranked 15th Best Global Brand

BMW Ranked 15th Best Global Brand

Interbrand, a corporate brand consultancy, has come out with their annual Best Global Brands report. For 2010, the BMW brand remained in the 15th position by gaining 3% in brand value in an automotive segment which saw a 4% decrease overall. “Like Mercedes-Benz, Ford and Audi, BMW ’s success this year has much to doContinue Reading »

BMW S1000RR Superbike Clinches Three “Best of” Honors in U.S.

BMW S1000RR Superbike Clinches Three “Best of” Honors in U.S.

In its debut year, the BMW S1000RR superbike has earned three superlative awards from the U.S. media. Robb Report named the BMW S1000RR the best sportbike in its annual “Best of the Best” issue in June. In July, Cycle World followed suit by awarding the BMW S1000RR “Best Superbike for 2010”; and in the SeptemberContinue Reading »