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BMW F800R and F800GT Updates for 2017

BMW F800R and F800GT Updates for 2017

BMW Motorrad has updated their F800R and F800GT for 2017 with new paintwork and powertrain changes meeting European “Euro 4” requirements. The 798cc water-cooled inline twins now uses a ride-by-wire throttle system and can therefore implement BMW’s “Rain” and “Road” riding modes seen on other models. A “Dynamic” mode is available as an option. The F800R now comes in Blackstorm metallic, Racing… 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 »

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 »

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Most 2015 Model Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Most 2015 Model Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA has announced its 2015 motorcycle and scooter lineup at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, CA today. This includes pricing and available equipment for those models which were manufactured during BMW’s August through October production schedule. It does not include BMW Motorrad’s newest models, the F800R, R1200R, R1200RS, S1000RR and S1000XR which were announced recently at the… Continue Reading »

BMW Shows Off Authority Vehicles at European Trade Fair

BMW Shows Off Authority Vehicles at European Trade Fair

The biennial GPEC fair (General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference) is Europe’s biggest industry-only special trade fair showcasing police equipment and security technology. As an important industry and technology fair, this eighth GPEC event which runs from September 9-11, 2014, will provide a range of information for trade visitors from police and other public safety… 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 »

BMW Picks Up Eleven 2014 Motorrad Magazine Awards

BMW Picks Up Eleven 2014 Motorrad Magazine Awards

BMW Motorrad received a total of nine awards in the German Motorrad magazine “Motorcycle of the Year 2014” readers’ choice awards including three category victories. BMW Motorrad has never won so many top places in the reader survey before. As was the case last year, the BMW HP4 took first place in the “Sports Bike” category with a… 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, Fall 2013 Available Now

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2013 Available Now

The newest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine is now out, giving readers the best in customized classic BMWs, road tests, reviews and more. This is the 20th issue of the independent BMW publication that was first printed in 2007 and has since become a big success among BMW riders throughout the world, who appreciate its… Continue Reading »