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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 aContinue Reading »

Happy 30th Birthday K Series

Happy 30th Birthday K Series

It was 30 years ago on October 3, 1983, at the Paris motor show when BMW Motorrad took a leap into the unknown with the unveiling of the four-cylinder K100 and K100RS. It was a quantum leap forward. At the time there had been rumors of a new four-cylinder model, but it was now aContinue 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 »

K1300S 30th Anniversary Special Edition

K1300S 30th Anniversary Special Edition

To mark the 30th anniversary of their K series of motorcycles, BMW Motorrad will release a special edition K1300S. The ”30 Jahre K-Modelle” (30 Years K-Models) K1300S will be shown to the public in a few weeks at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy. The first K-bike, the K100, was launched in 1983 (although it wasn’tContinue Reading »

BMW K1300 Powered Amphibian Vehicle

BMW K1300 Powered Amphibian Vehicle

What do you get when you cross a BMW K1300S, an ATV and a Jet Ski? The GIBBS Quadski. Michigan-based GIBBS Sports Amphibians Inc. has unveiled their latest amphibious vehicle and says it will be released later this year as a 2013 model. It’s powered by a BMW motorcycle K1300 series four-cylinder engine which comesContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad 2013 Model Updates

BMW Motorrad 2013 Model Updates

BMW Motorrad has announced updates to their 2013 model year lineup. Not all models, colors or packages will be available in all markets so contact your dealership for specifics. They should be able to order available models starting in August 2012. While ABS was standard on models imported to the US in 2012, the bigContinue Reading »

R1200RT Tops in Ride Magazine’s 2012 Reader Survey

R1200RT Tops in Ride Magazine’s 2012 Reader Survey

The BMW R1200RT has taken the top honors in Ride magazine’s annual Rider Power Survey – a survey from its UK readership. This is the fifth time in a row a BMW motorcycle has won this prize. The R1200RT won three of BMW Motorrad’s nine awards (the most won by any one manufacturer) including ‘Overall RiderContinue Reading »

Eight Podiums in Motorrad Magazine Awards

Eight Podiums in Motorrad Magazine Awards

BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Motorcycles received eight “podium” finishes in Motorrad magazine’s Motorcycle of the Year 2012 awards on March 1st. The German magazine’s awards are decided by votes from the magazine’s readers and demonstrate the brand’s enduring popularity. In the Touring category, the new K1600GT and K1600GTL took the top spot, with more thanContinue Reading »

EICMA 2011: The BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Overview

EICMA 2011: The BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Overview

At a packed BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna press conference on the opening day of the EICMA motorcycle exhibition in Milan, Italy, there were several themes in evidence – and all of them positive. With record worldwide sales predicted for 2011, it was the perfect time and place for the brand to unveil two more additionsContinue Reading »

EICMA 2011: R1200GS Rallye, K1300S and K1300R Special Editions

EICMA 2011: R1200GS Rallye, K1300S and K1300R Special Editions

BMW Motorrad presented three new special models: R1200GS Rallye, K1300S with HP Package, and K1300R at this year’s EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori) motorcycle show in Milan, Italy. A Dynamics Package for BMW K1300S was also announced. Here are the details: BMW R1200GS Rallye The new color scheme shows body parts in solidContinue Reading »