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Five New BMW Motorrad Models Coming This Year; Record Sales in August

Five New BMW Motorrad Models Coming This Year; Record Sales in August

BMW Motorrad once again recorded a record high in worldwide sales of motorcycles and maxi-scooters. This time eclipsing the previous August record of 7,400 units set in 2012 by 4.2% to reach 7,708 in August 2013. So far this year, BMW Motorrad has delivered 83,890 units which is an increase of 9.3% compared to theContinue Reading »

Official Production BMW C evolution Electric Scooter Unveiled

Official Production BMW C evolution Electric Scooter Unveiled

BMW has taken the wraps off its newest two-wheeled vehicle at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. The all electric BMW C evolution scooter looks nearly identical to the “near production” models shown during the Olympics in July 2012. The C evolution produces a steady 15hp (11kW) but can produce a peak 47hp (35kW) fromContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Days Japan Celebrates 10th Anniversary

BMW Motorrad Days Japan Celebrates 10th Anniversary

More than 4,000 motorcycling enthusiasts helped celebrate the 10th anniversary of BMW Motorrad Days in Japan, with a fantastic event held in the middle of the country at Hakuba, in the Nagano district. Despite heavy rain throughout most of Japan that weekend, visitors to this special biking celebration were miraculously met with sunny skies andContinue Reading »

Happy 30th Birthday K Series

Happy 30th Birthday K Series

It was 30 years ago on October 3, 1983, at the Paris motor show when BMW Motorrad took a leap into the unknown with the unveiling of the four-cylinder K100 and K100RS. It was a quantum leap forward. At the time there had been rumors of a new four-cylinder model, but it was now aContinue Reading »

Success for BMW Motorrad at Endurance World Championship Round in Germany

Success for BMW Motorrad at Endurance World Championship Round in Germany

BMW Motorrad HP RaceSupport had reason to celebrate at the German round of the 2013 FIM Endurance World Championship. At the “Eight Hours of Oschersleben” they played a part in the successes of their partner teams who rode BMW S1000RR motorcycles in several classes. In the overall classification, BMW Motorrad France Team Thevent finished on theContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Days Canada 2013 Celebrations Alongside Canadian Superbike Races

BMW Motorrad Days Canada 2013 Celebrations Alongside Canadian Superbike Races

The seventh annual Canadian BMW Motorrad Days attracted hundreds of BMW Motorrad riders who visited the newly renovated Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario. The weekend got off to a fantastic start with beautiful weather welcoming all the riders from across Canada and the USA. Riders signed up for the motorcycle, maxi-scooter and off-roadContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Reaches Record Sales for First Six Months of 2013 (Updated)

BMW Motorrad Reaches Record Sales for First Six Months of 2013 (Updated)

BMW announced their second quarter financial results this week with their motorcycle division seeing increased sales volume and revenue growth but profits dropped slightly. Second-quarter revenue for BMW Motorrad rose by 15.9% to € 475 million (2012: € 410 million) but profit before financial result (EBIT) fell to € 46 million (2012: € 48 million; -4.2%) with profit before tax to € 45Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycles Capture Tour de France Action

BMW Motorcycles Capture Tour de France Action

The Tour de France captivated the world for three weeks in July. The stunning HD television images were beamed to more than 150 countries via a fleet of BMW R1200RT and R1200GS Adventure motorcycles. Millions across the globe were enchanted by magnificent scenery, picturesque villages and the day-to-day drama of the Lycra-clad riders racing forContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad and Dainese to Cooperate on Motorcycle Apparel Airbags

BMW Motorrad and Dainese to Cooperate on Motorcycle Apparel Airbags

BMW Motorrad and Dainese have announced they will cooperate in joint development of innovative motorcycle safety clothing for BMW Motorrad. Taking the Dainese D-Air® Protect System as its starting point, the partners will be developing motorcycle rider equipment with fully integrated inflatable protectors for BMW Motorrad. The first product to emerge from their cooperation willContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Days 2013: Fun for 40,000

BMW Motorrad Days 2013: Fun for 40,000

The 13th BMW Motorrad Days proved that this annual event is one of the most popular motorcycling social gatherings in Europe. With record attendance on each one of its three days (July 5-7), the Bavarian town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen can also be clearly identified as ‘Mecca’ for the BMW Motorrad community. For those unfortunate to haveContinue Reading »