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Recall Coming for ’03-’11 BMW K- and R-Series Motorcycles

Recall Coming for ’03-’11 BMW K- and R-Series Motorcycles

BMW Motorrad has begun the recall process for K and R models produced from November 2003 to April 2011 due to a problem with the rear wheel carrier flange. We’re told this will affect 367,000 motorcycles worldwide, including 43,425 units in the U.S. According to BMW, cracks could develop in the rear wheel flange if the brakeContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sets Another February Sales Record — Up 13.5%

BMW Motorrad Sets Another February Sales Record — Up 13.5%

It’s another February sales record for BMW Motorrad — its fifth record February in a row and its highest February ever. Worldwide sales of BMW motorcycles and maxi scooters increased 13.5% to 9,195 in February 2015 (previous year: 8,098). That pushes global sales up 14.2% to 15,458 vehicles (previous year: 13,536) for the first twoContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Launches into New Year with Best January Ever

BMW Motorrad Launches into New Year with Best January Ever

After record sales last year (the fourth record year in a row), BMW Motorrad has started the new year with a big bump in sales. In January 2015, 15.2% more motorcycles and maxi scooters were sold to customers worldwide — 6,263 units versus 5,438 in January 2014. “Following the fourth record year in succession, 2015Continue Reading »

2016 BMW R1200RS Enters Production

2016 BMW R1200RS Enters Production

While not expected at dealers until the second quarter of this year, production of the 2016 R1200RS has started at BMW’s Spandau plant in Berlin. The plant will produce 30 R1200RS motorcycles out of the 630 two-wheelers (in 22 different models) the 1,900 employees manufacture each day. ”With the R1200RS we revive the traditional segment ofContinue Reading »

Record Sales for BMW Motorrad — Over 120,000 Sold in 2014

Record Sales for BMW Motorrad — Over 120,000 Sold in 2014

BMW Motorrad achieved records sales in 2014 — the fourth year in a row of new record sales — with 123,495 motorcycles and scooters delivered to customers. This is an amazing increase of 7.2% compared to the 115,215 units sold in the already strong 2013. In December, deliveries rose by 10.9% to 7,032 units (previousContinue Reading »

November Sales Push BMW Motorrad to New Record

November Sales Push BMW Motorrad to New Record

BMW Motorrad’s November 2014 sales have helped it top its record sales for all of last year with another month still remaining. Through November, BMW Motorrad sold 7.0% more motorcycles and maxi scooters worldwide (116,463 versus 108,872 through November 2013). This puts sales above the record figure of 115,215 units achieved in 2013. In NovemberContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Most 2015 Model Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Most 2015 Model Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA has announced its 2015 motorcycle and scooter lineup at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, CA today. This includes pricing and available equipment for those models which were manufactured during BMW’s August through October production schedule. It does not include BMW Motorrad’s newest models, the F800R, R1200R, R1200RS, S1000RR and S1000XR which were announced recently at theContinue Reading »

New October Sales Record for BMW Motorrad

New October Sales Record for BMW Motorrad

Sales for BMW Motorrad are 7.4% ahead of the previous year after 10 months. As of October, 109,052 motorcycles and maxi-scooters were delivered (previous year: 101,530 units). Sales in that month rose by 5.5% to a new record for October of 8,835 vehicles (previous year: 8,376 units). “Demand for our motorcycles worldwide is developing veryContinue Reading »

Shell to Supply BMW-Branded Oils

Shell to Supply BMW-Branded Oils

Shell has announced they have been chosen by BMW AG to be the only recommended supplier for aftermarket engine oils starting in 2015 for BMW, BMW i, BMW M, MINI and BMW Motorrad brands. The agreement means Shell will produce and supply BMW’s branded engine oils available at BMW’s network of more than 3,500 dealersContinue Reading »

BMW Enters “Adventure Sport” Segment with S1000XR

BMW Enters “Adventure Sport” Segment with S1000XR

In addition to the F800R, BMW Motorrad has revealed a completely new model, the S1000XR, at the 2014 International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, Italy today. The fourth model in the S-series, the XR is heavily based on the recent S1000R sport roadster. It has the same 160 hp, 83 lb-ft inline four cylinder engine,Continue Reading »