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BMW HP4 Sees First Win in South African SBK

BMW HP4 Sees First Win in South African SBK

Hard work by BMW Motorrad Motorsport technicians at Zwartkops Raceway between rounds paid off for former South African Supersport champion Chris Leeson. He rode two brilliant races on the BMW HP4 to record his first victory in the fourth round of the 2013 South African Superbike championship at Zwartkops near Pretoria last Saturday. A winContinue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Crashes and Technical Issues Hamper BMW’s Hopes in Assen

WSBK 2013: Crashes and Technical Issues Hamper BMW’s Hopes in Assen

The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team had a dramatic and difficult Sunday at the “TT Circuit” in Assen, Netherlands for the third round of the FIM Superbike World Championship. Factory rider Chaz Davies (GBR) finished seventh and fifth after crashing during the morning’s warm-up. His BMW S1000RR was so badly damaged that the team hadContinue Reading »

WSBK 2013: Double Victory for Chaz at Aragón!

WSBK 2013: Double Victory for Chaz at Aragón!

The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team had their first victory and then a second as their new for this season factory rider, Chaz Davies (GBR) won both races at the second round of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship on the Motorland Aragón track in Spain. His teammate Marco Melandri (ITA), who started from eighth,Continue Reading »

BMW HP4 Winning ‘Down Under’ and Worldwide Racing Updates

BMW HP4 Winning ‘Down Under’ and Worldwide Racing Updates

Glenn Allerton, riding the Dynotech Maxima BMW HP4, has completed a clean sweep in Round 1 of the QBE Australian Superbike Championship held at Symmons Plains in Tasmania. The BMW rider was the quickest man in every session over the weekend of April 6-7, taking maximum points from the round and he now leads the championshipContinue Reading »

BMW’s HP4 is Official Safety Bike for MotoGP

BMW’s HP4 is Official Safety Bike for MotoGP

When the 2013 MotoGP World Championship gets underway with the Qatar Grand Prix this weekend, BMW M will be starting its 15th season as the “Official Car of MotoGP.” BMW has been involved in MotoGP since 1999 providing the official Safety Cars. A highlight of this anniversary at the opening round held at the “LosailContinue Reading »

HP4 Races to Third on its First Outing in South Africa

HP4 Races to Third on its First Outing in South Africa

Former national Supersport champion Chris Leeson, riding the all-new BMW Motorrad Motorsport HP4 for the first time, scored a hard-earned third overall in the second round of the South African Superbike championship at Killarney in Cape Town on Saturday, March 16. Teammate Ryan Ottens was fourth overall. Heavy overnight rain resulted in the Killarney circuitContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Wins Four of the Eight Motorrad Magazine Award Categories

BMW Motorrad Wins Four of the Eight Motorrad Magazine Award Categories

Once again, BMW Motorrad topped the prize results in Motorrad magazine’s readers choice “Motorcycle of the Year 2013″ awards. They won in four categories, ”touring bike,” “sport bike,” “trial/enduro” and “scooter,” and placed in three others in the 15th edition of the German magazine’s awards. In the “sport bike” category, the BMW HP4 placed number one.Continue Reading »

BMW’s “Unpack the Power” Holiday E-Card

BMW’s “Unpack the Power” Holiday E-Card

With paper and postage costs rising, why not save a few trees this holiday season sending your Seasons Greetings online to friends and family. BMW has, once again, put together a holiday themed e-card called ‘Unpack the Power’ which you can personalize with your own message. The 2012 e-card was produced and filmed for BMWContinue Reading »

BMW Group Design Wins 13 Prizes at iF Design Awards 2013

BMW Group Design Wins 13 Prizes at iF Design Awards 2013

BMW picked up 13 prizes at the 2013 iF Design Awards which recognizes exceptional design achievements. An iF Product Design Award 2013 goes to the BMW HP4, Husqvarna Nuda 900R,  BMW 3 Series Touring and BMW 3 Series Sedan. An iF Communication Design Award 2013 was received for the installation Colour One for MINI byContinue 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 toContinue Reading »