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BMW Motorrad Introduces “Concept 101″ — A Six-Cylinder Bagger

BMW Motorrad Introduces “Concept 101″ — A Six-Cylinder Bagger

Every year, the most impressive representatives of the mobile past and future on both two and four wheels assemble at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este for a very special get-together on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. Amid this extraordinary blend of the traditional and the contemporary, BMW Motorrad once again presents a breathtaking conceptContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Strong Results at Imola WSBK, Privateers Race in Malaysia

Racing Update: Strong Results at Imola WSBK, Privateers Race in Malaysia

The famous “Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari” in Imola, Italy, hosted the Superbike World Championship last weekend – and the BMW Motorrad privateers did well. In the elite WSBK, Ayrton Badovini (IT) and BMW Motorrad Italia SBK finished fifth and sixth, giving them their best results of the season to date. In the FIM SuperstockContinue Reading »

Italian State Police Take Delivery of BMW C evolution and i3 Electric Vehicles

Italian State Police Take Delivery of BMW C evolution and i3 Electric Vehicles

A fleet of six electric BMW C evolution scooters and four electric BMW i3 cars will be put into service in Milan, Italy for EXPO 2015. The President of BMW Italia, Sergio Solero, delivered to the Minister of the Interior, On. Angelino Alfano and the Superintendent of Police, Alessandro Pansa the vehicles at a ceremonyContinue Reading »

Monthly Sales Record in April for BMW Motorrad. S1000XR on Sale June 13.

Monthly Sales Record in April for BMW Motorrad. S1000XR on Sale June 13.

BMW Motorrad sales remain on a record pace. After delivering a record number of motorcycles and maxi scooters during the first quarter of 2015, BMW Motorrad sold 16,554 to customers worldwide in April. That’s a 1.3% increase over the record 16,344 units sold in April 2014 and makes April 2015 the most successful month everContinue Reading »

Alpinestars Airbag Tech To Be Used on BMW Motorrad Jacket

Alpinestars Airbag Tech To Be Used on BMW Motorrad Jacket

BMW Motorrad and Alpinestars announced an exclusive agreement to cooperate in motorcycle safety clothing systems today. The first product to be launched under this agreement will be a BMW Motorrad jacket jointly developed by BMW Motorrad and Alpinestars which will include an airbag developed using Alpinestars technology. The new BMW Motorrad jacket, being branded byContinue Reading »

Ignite Straight Six Project, Radical K1600 Customs from Japan

Ignite Straight Six Project, Radical K1600 Customs from Japan

BMW Motorrad has followed last year’s  “Project Japan,” which had four well-known Japanese customizers try their hands at creating something unique and personal from BMW’s new R nineT, with project “Ignite Straight Six.” This time, two Japanese customizers would radically modify BMW K1600GTL motorcycles. The people selected to create 1649cc straight six powered rolling works ofContinue Reading »

BMW Racing Update: Endurance to Superbike, Europe to US to Japan

BMW Racing Update: Endurance to Superbike, Europe to US to Japan

One of the annual highlights for BMW Motorrad Motorsport is the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans. Held last weekend at the “Circuit de la Sarthe” in France, the new BMW S1000RR had a successful debut. In addition, privateer BMW Motorrad riders were in action in championships all around the globe. They were on track lastContinue Reading »

Hand-Brushed Aluminum Tank Added to R nineT Accessory List

Hand-Brushed Aluminum Tank Added to R nineT Accessory List

The BMW R nineT has been popular since hitting the market for its rugged charm and retro roadster looks. It’s also been popular among professional and home customizers due to the breadth of available accessories and a “modular customizing concept” design which allows for easier replacement of parts. BMW Motorrad continues to encourage its customersContinue Reading »

Best Quarter of Sales in BMW Motorrad’s History

Best Quarter of Sales in BMW Motorrad’s History

In the first three months of this year, BMW Motorrad achieved its best quarterly sales figures of all time. Through March, sales increased 9.2% to 31,370 vehicles (previous year: 28,719 units). In the month of March alone, BMW Motorrad delivered 15,912 motorcycles and maxi scooters worldwide (previous year: 15,183 units) amounting to a 4.8% growthContinue Reading »

’03-’11 BMW K- and R-Series Motorcycles Recalled

’03-’11 BMW K- and R-Series Motorcycles Recalled

Updated. 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 »