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C600 Sport and 650 GT Arrive ‘Down Under’

C600 Sport and 650 GT Arrive ‘Down Under’

Under blue Sydney skies the new era of Urban Mobility recently arrived in Australia with the launch of the C600 Sport and C650GT maxi-scooters. A selection of Australian motorcycle and car journalists were gathered in the 2000 Olympic city to be fully briefed on the two scooters and to put them to the test throughContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

The water-cooled GS is finally here! This revolutionary motorcycle was launched at this year’s Intermot show in Germany and features the latest generation boxer engine from BMW. Our Winter issue brings you all the news from specs to tech to design. Through tables, diagrams and timeline, the progress from oilhead to hexhead to camhead toContinue Reading »

C600 Sport Races in 2,200-Mile Dark Dog Moto Tour

C600 Sport Races in 2,200-Mile Dark Dog Moto Tour

Pierre Fredet celebrated a second place in the Scooter class at this year’s Dark Dog Moto Tour in France. He rode his BMW C600 Sport more than 2,200 miles (3,500 km) in what is proclaimed the world’s greatest motorcycle road rally. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Dark Dog Moto Tour (DDMT) took place from October 6-14.Continue Reading »

Chris Pfeiffer Powers C evolution to Victory at Electric Scooter World Championship

Chris Pfeiffer Powers C evolution to Victory at Electric Scooter World Championship

Freestyle stunt riding legend Chris Pfeiffer concluded a busy week at the International Motorcycle, Scooter and Bicycle Fair (INTERMOT) in Cologne, Germany with a victory in the Electric Scooter World Championship Series race on Sunday, October 7. Taking on a whole range of scooters powered by alternative drives, Pfeiffer entered and won on a BMWContinue Reading »

BMW Maxi-Scooters Finally Available in July

BMW Maxi-Scooters Finally Available in July

After being delayed twice, BMW says they will begin delivering the C600 Sport and C650GT scooters to customers starting in July. Available first, due to the upcoming holiday season, in Italy, Spain and France on July 14, 2012. A week later, on July 21, 2012 will be deliveries in Germany, followed by all other EuropeanContinue Reading »

The Original BMW scooter, the R10 Prototype

The Original BMW scooter, the R10 Prototype

While everyone’s talking about the new C600 Sport and C650GT Maxi-Scooters from BMW Motorrad, we thought we’d take a moment to show you the beautiful R10 prototype scooter of the early 1950s. It nearly made it into serial production before the plug was pulled on the project by the Board in favor of the BMWContinue Reading »

Maxi-Scooter Film Wins CLIO Award

Maxi-Scooter Film Wins CLIO Award

A new film showing BMW Motorrad’s range of Maxi-Scooters has won a coveted CLIO Award. The film, entitled ‘Modern Movement’ won the bronze award in the ‘original score’ category and its creators will be honored at the 53rd Annual CLIO Awards ceremony in New York City on May 15. The CLIO Awards is one of theContinue Reading »

2012 red dot awards: BMW Group Wins 11 Prizes

2012 red dot awards: BMW Group Wins 11 Prizes

The BMW Group picked up 11 accolades from the red dot award: product design 2012, including the “best of the best” for two of its products: the BMW AirFlow 2 helmet and the Husqvarna Nuda 900R motorcycle. The red dot award also goes to the BMW’s C600 Sport, C650GT, K1600GT,  G650GS, 6 Series Gran Coupe,Continue Reading »

Eight Podiums in Motorrad Magazine Awards

Eight Podiums in Motorrad Magazine Awards

BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Motorcycles received eight “podium” finishes in Motorrad magazine’s Motorcycle of the Year 2012 awards on March 1st. The German magazine’s awards are decided by votes from the magazine’s readers and demonstrate the brand’s enduring popularity. In the Touring category, the new K1600GT and K1600GTL took the top spot, with more thanContinue Reading »

BMW Maxi-Scooters Delayed

BMW Maxi-Scooters Delayed

It’s been a rush from conception to production for the new BMW maxi-scooters. Signaling their intent to expand into the “urban mobility” segment, BMW unveiled the Concept C scooter at the EICMA fair in Milan, Italy in November 2010. Just over a year later, the design was complete, an entirely new factory assembly line wasContinue Reading »