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Record Sales for BMW Motorrad in 2013; R1200GS Remains the Top Seller

Record Sales for BMW Motorrad in 2013; R1200GS Remains the Top Seller

BMW Motorrad has achieved an all-time annual sales high for the third time in a row. Worldwide the company sold 115,215 motorcycles and maxi scooters — an increase of 8.3% compared to 106,358 sold in the previous record year of 2012. BMW Motorrad finished off 2013 with a 4.5% increase in year-over-year December sales withContinue Reading »

BMW Recalls 2005-2012 Motorcycles Over Fuel Pump Leaks

BMW Recalls 2005-2012 Motorcycles Over Fuel Pump Leaks

BMW Motorrad USA has notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of its intent to recall more than 50,000 motorcycles because they may develop cracks in the fuel pump mounting flange causing a fuel leak. This follows an investigation started by NHTSA in November 2012 concerning fuel leaks on 2005-2008 R-series motorcycles. The recallContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Celebrates 2013 with Illustration, Video and ECard

BMW Motorrad Celebrates 2013 with Illustration, Video and ECard

BMW Motorrad has put together a three minute video of artist Carl Addy creating a retrospective illustration of 2013 events surrounding the brand’s 90th anniversary. After watching the video you can also personalize it with your own message which will appear three-quarters of the way through the video and send it as an electronic cardContinue Reading »

BMW R nineT Rolls Off the Assembly Line

BMW R nineT Rolls Off the Assembly Line

In this BMW Motorrad 90th anniversary year, the Berlin plant today witnessed the last of the seven motorcycle launches planned for this year. The new BMW R nineT rolled off the assembly line for the very first time. The start of production was witnessed by employees, friends of the company and celebrity guests such asContinue Reading »

Launch of BMW Motorcycle Production in Thailand

Launch of BMW Motorcycle Production in Thailand

BMW has announced the official start of production of the BMW F800R at the Rayong assembly plant in Thailand. “The BMW Group plant Rayong is the only plant in our global production network with 28 locations in 13 countries, in which the three brands — BMW , MINI and BMW Motorrad — are finished together,”Continue Reading »

BMW Reveals Authority Version of C evolution Electric Scooter

BMW Reveals Authority Version of C evolution Electric Scooter

BMW Motorrad has produced authority vehicles for more than 85 years. Since just 1970, more than 130,000 BMW authority motorcycles have been sold to a variety of institutions in more than 150 countries. A number that clearly underlines the reliability and versatility of BMW Motorrad motorcycles. BMW Motorrad will attend the 18th Milipol in Paris onContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Achieves Best Ever Sales for Q3

BMW Motorrad Achieves Best Ever Sales for Q3

The BMW Group continued on its successful course during the third quarter of 2013. In total, 481,6571 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand cars were sold in the period from July to September, marking a new record (2012: 434,9631 units; + 10.7 %) for the BMW Group. The Motorcycles segment recorded its best ever sales volumeContinue Reading »

Team USA Chosen for 2014 International GS Trophy

Team USA Chosen for 2014 International GS Trophy

Some riders came to BMW Motorrad USA’s GS Trophy team qualifier competition for fun and fellowship, but Blair Young, Bobby Woolridge and Ben Profitt left the BMW Performance Center as Team USA. They will compete with the rest of world’s best GS riders at next year’s International GS Trophy event. Over 70 riders tested theirContinue Reading »

Custom Concept Comes to Life! New BMW R nineT

Custom Concept Comes to Life! New BMW R nineT

The original BMW Lo Rider prototype hit like a bombshell at the Milan motorcycle fair in 2008. BMW showed not just a unique roadster, but artists’ sketches of a large range of factory accessories which could be used to completely transform and personalize the motorcycle. It was a hit with BMW fans as well asContinue Reading »

BMW NineT to be Revealed October 16th; BMW September 2013 Sales Up

BMW NineT to be Revealed October 16th; BMW September 2013 Sales Up

BMW Motorrad worldwide sales were up slightly in September 2013 compared to the previous year. A total of 9,264 vehicles were sold which is up 0.5% from the 9,215 sold in September 2012. Those 2012 sales were 7.0% jump over 2011 so a modest increase this year isn’t unexpected. After nine months, BMW Motorrad salesContinue Reading »