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BMW Motorrad Reaches Yet Another All-Time Sales Record for 2016, Despite Disappointment in the USA

BMW Motorrad Reaches Yet Another All-Time Sales Record for 2016, Despite Disappointment in the USA

BMW Motorrad once again sold more motorcycles and maxi scooters in 2016 than ever before. Sales increased by 5.9% to 145,032 units compared to 136,963 the previous year. “2016 was once again a highly successful year for BMW Motorrad,” said Stephan Schaller, President BMW Motorrad. “For the sixth time in succession we have been able… Continue Reading »

Four BMWs Receive 2016 Spark Design Awards

Four BMWs Receive 2016 Spark Design Awards

BMW took home four prizes from The Spark 10th Annual International Awards — a multi-disciplinary design competition which included hundreds of design from around the world. For its innovative concept and groundbreaking design, the BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 was awarded the Spark Design Award 2016, the highest award in the competition. In addition, the BMW R nineT Scrambler received a… Continue Reading »

Pricing and Features Changes for 2017 BMW Motorcycles in the USA

Pricing and Features Changes for 2017 BMW Motorcycles in the USA

BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing, packages and other changes for some of their model year 2017 (MY 2017) models including the R1200GS and GS Adventure, R nineT Scrambler, R1200R, R1200RS, F700GS, F800GS and GS Adventure, C650 Sport and C650GT scooters, and the new G310R. Base MSRP does not change for any of the existing models included… Continue Reading »

Connecting Bike, Rider and Smartphone: BMW Motorrad Concept ConnectedRide

Connecting Bike, Rider and Smartphone: BMW Motorrad Concept ConnectedRide

In addition to several new models premiering at EICMA, BMW Motorrad also showed off a concept for motorcycle connectivity. BMW ConnectedRide is a TFT instrument cluster with smartphone connection that could be applied to motorcycle models in the future. BMW Motorrad and Robert Bosch GmbH are collaborating in this field of display and networking technologies since there are signs of an… 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 »

New BMW Motorrad Airbag Jacket by Alpinestars

New BMW Motorrad Airbag Jacket by Alpinestars

BMW Motorrad is launching the BMW Motorrad Street Air by Alpinestars, an advanced airbag system offering comprehensive upper body protection and the freedom to ride a motorcycle in both on- and off-road situations. The technology adopted from the current Alpinestars Tech-Air® street airbag system – a system requiring no motorcycle-mounted sensors. The airbag system of… Continue Reading »