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Pricing and Features Changes for 2017 BMW Motorcycles in the USA

Pricing and Features Changes for 2017 BMW Motorcycles in the USA

BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing, packages and other changes for some of their model year 2017 (MY 2017) models including the R1200GS and GS Adventure, R nineT Scrambler, R1200R, R1200RS, F700GS, F800GS and GS Adventure, C650 Sport and C650GT scooters, and the new G310R. Base MSRP does not change for any of the existing models included… Continue Reading »

New BMW Motorrad Factory Starts Production in Brazil

New BMW Motorrad Factory Starts Production in Brazil

The new BMW motorcycle factory in Manaus, Brazil has officially started operation by manufacturing the BMW F700GS for the Brazilian market. As we discussed previously, BMW ended their previous agreement with Dafra Motos for contract assembly of BMW motorcycles, also in Manaus, which had been in effect since 2009. This is the first exclusive motorcycle production… Continue Reading »

New BMW Motorrad Soft Bag System for GS Motorcycles

New BMW Motorrad Soft Bag System for GS Motorcycles

BMW Motorrad USA has introduced a new set of soft luggage for GS models which they are say are primarily for off-road riding. The Atacama Adventure Luggage System is attached to the bike’s hard case mounts, which may need to added if not already equipped, of 2004 to present R1200GS/GS Adventure and 2008 to present F650/700/800GS/GS Adventure models. The roll-top… Continue Reading »

2017 BMW F700GS, F800GS, F800GS Adventure Updated To Meet EU4 Regulations

2017 BMW F700GS, F800GS, F800GS Adventure Updated To Meet EU4 Regulations

BMW Motorrad is updating the F700GS, F800GS and F800GS Adventure for the 2017 model year with new color combinations and to make them compliant with European EU4 regulations. While just updated last year, the F700GS will be available in Light White, Racing Red or Singapore Grey while the F800GS will come in Light White, Blackstorm and Ostra Grey. The F800GS Adventure,… Continue Reading »

Extended F700GS Demo Rides Available For Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride Participants

Extended F700GS Demo Rides Available For Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride Participants

Participants in the upcoming Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride have the opportunity to try out a 2016 BMW F700GS for a full- or half-day demo ride. Riders who donate $50 or more to the charities benefitting from the event can have their own bike trailered while they try out the versatile new lightweight, low suspension adventure machine.… Continue Reading »

Authority BMW R1200RT, F700GS, F800GS Shown Ahead of Trade Fair

Authority BMW R1200RT, F700GS, F800GS Shown Ahead of Trade Fair

At the international General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference (GPEC) in Leipzig, Germany, the BMW Group will be presenting their range of “Authority” vehicles for police and other security forces. These vehicles will include authority versions of their BMW R1200RT, F700GS and F800GS motorcycles seen here as wells as the 318d Touring, 220d xDrive Gran Tourer, BMW X5… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Sales Rebound in March — Set Global Record

BMW Motorrad USA Sales Rebound in March — Set Global Record

BMW Motorrad achieves its best start to a new motorcycle season with solid growth of 7.7%. In the first three months of 2016, 33,788 motorcycles and maxi scooters were delivered to customers (prev. yr.: 31,370 units) — 2.418 units more than in the equivalent period last year. For March, BMW Motorrad delivered 16,465 vehicles worldwide (prev. yr.: 15,912 units)… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up Globally in February but Fall in the USA

BMW Motorrad Sales Up Globally in February but Fall in the USA

In its centenary year, BMW Group continues to grow its global sales but USA sales declined. BMW Motorrad saw strong global sales growth with deliveries in February 2016 up 12.1% compared to the same month last year. Around the world, a total of 17,323 BMW motorcycles and maxi-scooters have been delivered to customers so far in 2016.… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2016 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2016 Issue Now Out!

The Spring 2016 issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine features a look at trendy retro scramblers! The special section starts with the recently launched BMW R nineT Scrambler, a factory-produced model with the same air- and oil-cooled boxer engine as the original R nineT café racer but with new off-road looks and a lower price.  … Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Breaks Out 2015 Sales and Looks Toward the Future

BMW Motorrad Breaks Out 2015 Sales and Looks Toward the Future

As we reported earlier in the week, BMW Motorrad sold a record number of motorcycles and maxi-scooters in 2015 — its fifth record year in a row and 10.9% more than in 2014. Now they are breaking those numbers down into where and what was sold last year. BMW Motorrad says they experienced growth in… Continue Reading »