NEWS

Category Archives: BMW Motorrad

GS Trophy 2016: 114 BMW R1200GS Motorcycles Set Sail for Thailand

GS Trophy 2016: 114 BMW R1200GS Motorcycles Set Sail for Thailand

The 2016 BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy may be almost three months away, but the 114 identically-prepared R1200GS motorcycles participants will use (and 14 R1200GS Adventure bikes for the event marshals) have set sail for Thailand. They left the BMW Motorrad headquarters in Munich, Germany and will take around 40 days from leaving port in… Continue Reading »

First Look at BMW Motorrad’s Apparel Collection for 2016

First Look at BMW Motorrad’s Apparel Collection for 2016

BMW Motorrad has shown their new apparel collection for 2016 which includes advances to well-established products as well as new items. Their entire collection is part of the BMW Motorrad “Safety 360°” principle, which regards “innovative equipment” as part of rider safety. And they point out that BMW Motorrad is the only motorcycle manufacturer to develop their own complete range of rider’s equipment itself.… Continue Reading »

BMW Plans to Sell 200,000 Motorcycles by 2020

BMW Plans to Sell 200,000 Motorcycles by 2020

The BMW Group has set new motorcycle segment targets for the future. By introducing additional models and entering new markets, the company aims to win new customers worldwide and increase deliveries of motorized two-wheel vehicles to 200,000 units by 2020. They expect to see business growth in Asia and Latin America, offer new premium motorcycles… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Reaches All-time High in Sales in the Third Quarter

BMW Motorrad Reaches All-time High in Sales in the Third Quarter

BMW Motorrad has delivered another month of record sales, their ninth in a row. In September 2015, 11,088 motorcycles and maxi-scooters were delivered to customers compared to 9,991 units in September 2014. That’s an 11% increase. Likewise, year-to-date sales reached a new all-time high of 112,411 units sold worldwide through September which is an increase… Continue Reading »

Street. Style. Stunt. The BMW Concept Stunt G310

Street. Style. Stunt. The BMW Concept Stunt G310

At South America’s largest motorcycle show, BMW Motorrad introduced the BMW Concept Stunt G310. It’s a completely new side for BMW Motorrad: an uncompromising interpretation of an aggressive and agile stunt bike with a single-cylinder engine. Four-time World and European stunt riding champion, Chris Pfeiffer, contributed to the realization of the G310. “Stunt riding is a demanding and… Continue Reading »

BMW Teams up with Honda and Yamaha on Connected Motorcycle Systems

BMW Teams up with Honda and Yamaha on Connected Motorcycle Systems

BMW Motorrad, Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. have announced the establishment of the Connected Motorcycle Consortium which will be collaborating to enhance Cooperative-Intelligent Transportation Systems (C-ITS) in powered two-wheelers (PTWs). According to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was signed by all European association of motorcycle manufacturers (ACEM) in 2014, C-ITS features will be… Continue Reading »