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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 theContinue 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 withinContinue 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 »

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 »