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BMW Motorrad Launches Factory Customization Program, BMW Motorrad Spezial

BMW Motorrad Launches Factory Customization Program, BMW Motorrad Spezial

BMW Motorrad’s response to the ever increasing customer demand for individualization is a new customization program direct from the factory. The program is call BMW Motorrad Spezial and is similar to the BMW Individual program available when purchasing BMW automobiles. With the launch of the R nineT, BMW Motorrad recognized the trend towards individualization early on and… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad 2018 Model Paintwork and Options Announced

BMW Motorrad 2018 Model Paintwork and Options Announced

BMW Motorrad has announced changes to some of their models for model year 2018 including paint colors, options, packages and accessories. See details for each model below. These new 2018 models can be orderED from retailers starting in August 2017. BMW Motorrad has also taken the wraps off a factory customization program for new models;… Continue Reading »

USA Pricing for New K1600B, K1600GT, K1600GTL and G310R Announced

USA Pricing for New K1600B, K1600GT, K1600GTL and G310R Announced

BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing and packages for several more new models. The 2017 K1600GT increases its manufacturer’s suggested retail price by $600 to $22,595 but now includes Dynamic Electronic Suspension Adjustment (D-ESA) as standard. The new K1600GTL, that is coming later this month as a 2018 model, also gets more standard equipment including… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Reaches Yet Another All-Time Sales Record for 2016, Despite Disappointment in the USA

BMW Motorrad Reaches Yet Another All-Time Sales Record for 2016, Despite Disappointment in the USA

BMW Motorrad once again sold more motorcycles and maxi scooters in 2016 than ever before. Sales increased by 5.9% to 145,032 units compared to 136,963 the previous year. “2016 was once again a highly successful year for BMW Motorrad,” said Stephan Schaller, President BMW Motorrad. “For the sixth time in succession we have been able… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2016 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2016 Issue Now Out!

BMW has begun to roll out its new and updated models for 2017, and this issue covers all the latest news plus road tests of several models. It starts with the expanded Heritage line which now includes the new R nineT Racer and the R nineT Pure. You’ll find every detail and difference between the… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2016 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2016 Issue Now Out!

The R1200GS has for decades been the king of the big off-road enduros, but now the new S1000XR “adventure sport” is poised to give it some serious competition. In the latest issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine, the two models are taken out for a serious comparison test. While they both target similar riders, they are… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Sales Rebound in March — Set Global Record

BMW Motorrad USA Sales Rebound in March — Set Global Record

BMW Motorrad achieves its best start to a new motorcycle season with solid growth of 7.7%. In the first three months of 2016, 33,788 motorcycles and maxi scooters were delivered to customers (prev. yr.: 31,370 units) — 2.418 units more than in the equivalent period last year. For March, BMW Motorrad delivered 16,465 vehicles worldwide (prev. yr.: 15,912 units)… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Breaks Out 2015 Sales and Looks Toward the Future

BMW Motorrad Breaks Out 2015 Sales and Looks Toward the Future

As we reported earlier in the week, BMW Motorrad sold a record number of motorcycles and maxi-scooters in 2015 — its fifth record year in a row and 10.9% more than in 2014. Now they are breaking those numbers down into where and what was sold last year. BMW Motorrad says they experienced growth in… Continue Reading »