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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 »

C600 Sport and C650GT Scooters, Euro Pricing Announced

C600 Sport and C650GT Scooters, Euro Pricing Announced

BMW has announced pricing for the new maxi-scooters arriving in German dealerships next month. The suggested retail price is 11,100 Euros for the C600 Sport and 11,450 Euros for the C650GT. This equates to about $14,600 and $15,050 in US dollars respectively. But BMW takes more into account than dollar conversion rates when setting pricesContinue Reading »

BMW’s First Production Scooters Roll-Off the Assembly Lines

BMW’s First Production Scooters Roll-Off the Assembly Lines

Mark December 1, 2011 as a special milestone in the history of BMW’s Berlin Spandau plant, as the first production scooters from BMW Motorrad rolled off the assembly lines. It was an historic moment that has been a long time in coming. The first public announcement of BMW Motorrad’s intention to enter the “Urban Mobility”Continue Reading »

Win an Original BMW Maxi-Scooter Design Sketch

Win an Original BMW Maxi-Scooter Design Sketch

BMW is currently running a contest on Facebook giving participants an opportunity to win an original design sketch of BMW Motorrad’s upcoming Maxi-Scooters, the C600 Sport and C650GT. If you’re a member of Facebook, simply go to BMW Motorrad’s “Win the original!” page, and press the join it now button. You’ll then be able toContinue Reading »

EICMA 2011: The BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Overview

EICMA 2011: The BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Overview

At a packed BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna press conference on the opening day of the EICMA motorcycle exhibition in Milan, Italy, there were several themes in evidence – and all of them positive. With record worldwide sales predicted for 2011, it was the perfect time and place for the brand to unveil two more additionsContinue Reading »

EICMA 2011: BMW C600 Sport and C650GT Maxi Scooters

EICMA 2011: BMW C600 Sport and C650GT Maxi Scooters

As expected, BMW introduced two new maxi-scooters today at the EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori) in Milan, Italy. The C600 Sport and the C650GT are BMW Motorrad’s attempt to fight the challenges of inner-city traffic, rising energy costs, and greater CO2 regulations. It’s also an expansion of their model range into what BMWContinue Reading »