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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 »

BMW Motorcycles Win with Motorrad Magazine Readers

BMW Motorcycles Win with Motorrad Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad has been on a roll — not just on the road but in award competitions as well. In the 13th annual reader’s choice awards from the German Motorrad magazine, BMW took first place in four categories and reached the “podium” in three others. The 2011 awards were presented at the Motorräder Dortmund showContinue Reading »

BMW K1300S Wins RiDE Magazine’s Survey

BMW K1300S Wins RiDE Magazine’s Survey

For 2010, the BMW K1300S was voted tops in customer satisfaction by readers of RiDE magazine—the fourth time in a row a BMW has won this award. Each year thousands take part in what is billed as the biggest customer poll of its kind in the motorcycle industry. They rate motorcycles in 15 categories andContinue Reading »

BMW Recalls K1300, K1200 and F650GS Models

BMW Recalls K1300, K1200 and F650GS Models

BMW has issued a recall with the United States’ NHTSA for certain 2004-2010 K1300 and K1200 GT, R and S models. A second recall affects certain 2007-2010 F650GS models. For the K1300 and K1200 models, bearings are subject to corrosion and could lead to reduced movement of the link lever and affect the handling ofContinue Reading »

New Paint Finishes for BMW Motorrad 2011 Models

New Paint Finishes for BMW Motorrad 2011 Models

A number of facelift measures will be integrated in the BMW Motorrad program for the model year 2011. The relevant models can all be ordered from BMW Motorrad dealerships with immediate effect. BMW F800ST From model year 2011 the BMW F800ST is available in the following new paint finishes: Sapphire black metallic Light grey metallic/SapphireContinue Reading »

BMW Wins Top Awards

BMW Wins Top Awards

BMW S 1000 RR voted “Best sports motorcycle.” BMW Motorrad chosen “Best motorcycle brand.” Winning the overall ranking in style, being victorious in two categories and scoring four more top ten positions in the reader’s vote “The best sports motorcycles 2010” of  PS (Das Sport-Motorrad Magazin) BMW Motorrad continues their success story. It was crownedContinue Reading »