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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 »

F800GS and F700GS Color/Style Updates for 2016

F800GS and F700GS Color/Style Updates for 2016

BMW Motorrad has refreshed their mid-sized F800GS and F700GS models for the 2016 model year. Each gets new tank covers, ignition lock covers and electroplated fairing pieces. On the F700GS the silver electroplating is used on the knee covers, while on the F800GS it’s used on the radiator cover. There are also four new two-tone black/grey seats… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 21% in July, Records Best Half-Year Revenues in its History

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 21% in July, Records Best Half-Year Revenues in its History

BMW released July sales numbers as well as their second quarter financials last week. The motorcycle division saw global sales continued to grow in July with a total of 14,168 motorcycles and maxi-scooters delivered to customers — an incredible 21.5% increase. Deliveries for the first seven months totaled 92,586, an increase of 12.0% compared with… Continue Reading »

Record Sales for BMW Motorrad — Over 120,000 Sold in 2014

Record Sales for BMW Motorrad — Over 120,000 Sold in 2014

BMW Motorrad achieved records sales in 2014 — the fourth year in a row of new record sales — with 123,495 motorcycles and scooters delivered to customers. This is an amazing increase of 7.2% compared to the 115,215 units sold in the already strong 2013. In December, deliveries rose by 10.9% to 7,032 units (previous… Continue Reading »

2015 BMW Motorcycle Updates. Keyless Ride and Shift Assistant on More Models

2015 BMW Motorcycle Updates. Keyless Ride and Shift Assistant on More Models

BMW Motorrad’s Keyless Ride System, which was first seen on the top-of-the-line 2014 BMW K1600GTL Exclusive, will filter down to other models as a factory option for 2015. Keyless ride replaces the conventional ignition lock and key with an ignition button and transponder fob (with flip-out key as a backup). As the fob comes within… Continue Reading »

Chilean Police Men and Women Receive F700GS Authority Motorcycles

Chilean Police Men and Women Receive F700GS Authority Motorcycles

A total of 64 new BMW F700GS Authority motorcycles were presented to policemen and women from the Officers School of Carabineers in Santiago, Chile. The lucky Carabineers received their motorcycles during a special ceremony attended by the Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, which took place at the Honorable Carabineers Institution at the former airfield of Cierrillos.… Continue Reading »

Recalled: Side-Stand Switch on Some 2013 BMW Motorcycles

Recalled: Side-Stand Switch on Some 2013 BMW Motorcycles

BMW Motorrad has issued a recall through the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) for 2013 C600 Sport, C650GT, F700GS, F800GS, F800GS Adventure, F800GT, R1200R and R1200GS motorcycles for a defective side-stand safety switch. In their letter to NHTSA, BMW states, “Water may enter the side-stand switch preventing the motorcycle from starting or potentially shutting off the motorcycle… Continue Reading »

BMW Reveals Authority Version of C evolution Electric Scooter

BMW Reveals Authority Version of C evolution Electric Scooter

BMW Motorrad has produced authority vehicles for more than 85 years. Since just 1970, more than 130,000 BMW authority motorcycles have been sold to a variety of institutions in more than 150 countries. A number that clearly underlines the reliability and versatility of BMW Motorrad motorcycles. BMW Motorrad will attend the 18th Milipol in Paris on… Continue 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 to… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2012, Available Now

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2012, Available Now

Bringing the latest in BMW news from around the globe, the Fall 2012 edition of BMW Motorcycle Magazine features new models, tech, events, gear, destinations and the best of custom machine inspirations. First, we introduce you to 2013’s updated F800GS and its sister, the newly named F700GS. These mid-class parallel twins join BMW’s popular enduro class… Continue Reading »