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BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2017 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2017 Issue Now Out!

The Fall issue takes off like a rocket with the first test of BMW’s stunning new carbon-fiber masterpiece, the HP4 Race. Offered at a staggering $78,000 in the US, the 215-horsepower “Carbonator” weighs in at just 378 pounds—that’s 79 pounds lighter than the S1000RR! With a limited edition run of only 750, this pure racer… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Concept Link, Connected Electric Urban Mobility

BMW Motorrad Concept Link, Connected Electric Urban Mobility

At the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017 in Lake Como, Italy, the BMW Group is presenting a new vision of zero-emission urban mobility on two wheels: the BMW Motorrad Concept Link. The design study they say is inspired by the BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100, which unites digital connectivity with the demands of urban mobility on two wheels — creating new… Continue Reading »

New BMW R1200GS xDrive Hybrid with All-Wheel Drive

New BMW R1200GS xDrive Hybrid with All-Wheel Drive

The BMW GS models powered by the boxer flat-twin engine have been the perfect companion for anyone wishing to explore the furthest reaches of our planet for over three decades. Be it the Himalayan mountains, the Saharan desert or the polar circles – the “GS” has always provided motorcycle adventurers with the ideal combination of… Continue Reading »

BMW Group Takes Ten iF Design Awards in 2017

BMW Group Takes Ten iF Design Awards in 2017

Five BMW Group brand models received the internationally renowned “iF Design Award 2017”: A top jury honored the MINI VISION NEXT 100, the ROLLS-ROYCE VISION NEXT 100, the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 as well as the BMW Concept X2 in the category “Mobility / Professional Concept” for their innovative design and their future-oriented technologies. The… Continue Reading »

Four BMWs Receive 2016 Spark Design Awards

Four BMWs Receive 2016 Spark Design Awards

BMW took home four prizes from The Spark 10th Annual International Awards — a multi-disciplinary design competition which included hundreds of design from around the world. For its innovative concept and groundbreaking design, the BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 was awarded the Spark Design Award 2016, the highest award in the competition. In addition, the BMW R nineT Scrambler received a… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2016 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2016 Issue Now Out!

BMW has begun to roll out its new and updated models for 2017, and this issue covers all the latest news plus road tests of several models. It starts with the expanded Heritage line which now includes the new R nineT Racer and the R nineT Pure. You’ll find every detail and difference between the… Continue Reading »

Connecting Bike, Rider and Smartphone: BMW Motorrad Concept ConnectedRide

Connecting Bike, Rider and Smartphone: BMW Motorrad Concept ConnectedRide

In addition to several new models premiering at EICMA, BMW Motorrad also showed off a concept for motorcycle connectivity. BMW ConnectedRide is a TFT instrument cluster with smartphone connection that could be applied to motorcycle models in the future. BMW Motorrad and Robert Bosch GmbH are collaborating in this field of display and networking technologies since there are signs of an… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Premieres Their Vision for the Future of Motorcycling

BMW Motorrad Premieres Their Vision for the Future of Motorcycling

In 2016, its centenary year, the BMW Group is looking further into the future than ever before and developing a series of Vision Vehicles to address people’s mobility needs in about three decades from now. Its solutions are based on the assumption that mobility is set to become increasingly multifaceted and connected. Following the BMW,… Continue Reading »

BMW R5 Hommage Goes on Display at Sturgis Motorcycle Museum

BMW R5 Hommage Goes on Display at Sturgis Motorcycle Museum

The rally may be over but there’s a new reason for BMW motorcycle lovers to visit Sturgis, South Dakota. BMW Motorrad’s unique R5 Hommage concept bike is making an extended stay at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum in their new “Main Street” exhibit. The exhibit commemorates motorcycling’s timeless role in reaching the mainstream. “Synchronicity… The BMW R5… Continue Reading »