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Limited Edition HP4 Race—215 hp, Carbon Fiber

Limited Edition HP4 Race—215 hp, Carbon Fiber

Last November BMW gave a glimpse of their upcoming HP4 Race, and now, during a press conference at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show, they have provided details on this exclusive machine. Limited to a run of just 750 handmade machines, the HP4 Race will feature plenty of carbon fiber including a monocoque frame weighing just 17.2 lbs… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2017 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2017 Issue Now Out!

The Spring issue features a GS blow-out! Three new GSs are covered, starting with BMW’s new hard-core R1200GS Rallye, road tested over Iceland’s formidable terrain. The new R nineT Urban G/S is then introduced, paying homage to legendary Paris-Dakar racing bikes. Finally, the new G310GS is presented. Made in India, it’s compact, lightweight, and best… Continue Reading »

The Exclusive BMW HP4 Race Prototype Revealed

The Exclusive BMW HP4 Race Prototype Revealed

At this year’s EICMA show in Milan, Italy (starting November 10) BMW Motorrad will reveal the prototype of the most exclusive model in its history to date: the BMW HP4 Race. This advanced prototype has a full carbon fiber main frame and carbon fiber rims. It is left open as to how far the motorcycle… Continue Reading »

Curve-Conquering ABS Pro Retrofitted to More BMW Motorcycles

Curve-Conquering ABS Pro Retrofitted to More BMW Motorcycles

BMW Motorrad is expanding the availability of ABS Pro to more models through a retrofit program. ABS Pro prevents the wheels from locking up even if the brakes are applied hard when leaned over. The system was designed for public roads where unexpected dangers can potentially lie in waiting around the next curve. The system… 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 »

Cornering ABS Pro Coming to BMW HP4

Cornering ABS Pro Coming to BMW HP4

BMW Motorrad has offered ABS tailored specifically to the needs of supersports bikes since the introduction of Race ABS on the S1000RR in 2009. They are now increasing active braking safety of road bikes in this segment through ABS Pro. This refinement enables ABS-supported braking when cornering. ABS Pro will be offered as a retrofit… Continue Reading »

BMW HP4 Voted Best Sports Motorcycle by PS Magazine Readers

BMW HP4 Voted Best Sports Motorcycle by PS Magazine Readers

The BMW HP4 was voted the “Best Sports Motorcycle over 750cc” by readers of the German sports motorcycle magazine PS in their “Best Sports Motorcycles 2014” survey. The BMW S1000RR came in third in that category and, overall, BMW Motorrad found themselves in the top three in eight times in the “Sport,” “Naked,” “Enduro” and “Allrounder”… Continue Reading »