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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 Sales Up Globally in February but Fall in the USA

BMW Motorrad Sales Up Globally in February but Fall in the USA

In its centenary year, BMW Group continues to grow its global sales but USA sales declined. BMW Motorrad saw strong global sales growth with deliveries in February 2016 up 12.1% compared to the same month last year. Around the world, a total of 17,323 BMW motorcycles and maxi-scooters have been delivered to customers so far in 2016.… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad at CES: Laser Headlight and Head-Up Display

BMW Motorrad at CES: Laser Headlight and Head-Up Display

BMW Motorrad will be displaying two technologies for motorcyclists, a laser headlight and a head-up display, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 6-9, 2016. The laser headlight was first developed for automobiles and made it into a production vehicle aboard the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car in 2014. At… Continue Reading »

Curve-Conquering ABS Pro Retrofitted to More BMW Motorcycles

Curve-Conquering ABS Pro Retrofitted to More BMW Motorcycles

BMW Motorrad is expanding the availability of ABS Pro to more models through a retrofit program. ABS Pro prevents the wheels from locking up even if the brakes are applied hard when leaned over. The system was designed for public roads where unexpected dangers can potentially lie in waiting around the next curve. The system… Continue Reading »

BMW R1200GS TripleBlack Coming in 2016, Along with Other Model Year Paintwork Updates

BMW R1200GS TripleBlack Coming in 2016, Along with Other Model Year Paintwork Updates

For the 2016 model year, BMW Motorrad is offering several updated paint schemes including a special edition R1200GS TripleBlack. These models can be ordered from all BMW Motorrad dealers starting in August 2015. BMW F800GT. As of model year 2016, the BMW F800GT will be available in the following new color combination: Monolith metallic matt… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Introduces “Concept 101” — A Six-Cylinder Bagger

BMW Motorrad Introduces “Concept 101” — A Six-Cylinder Bagger

Every year, the most impressive representatives of the mobile past and future on both two and four wheels assemble at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este for a very special get-together on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. Amid this extraordinary blend of the traditional and the contemporary, BMW Motorrad once again presents a breathtaking concept… Continue Reading »

Ignite Straight Six Project, Radical K1600 Customs from Japan

Ignite Straight Six Project, Radical K1600 Customs from Japan

BMW Motorrad has followed last year’s  “Project Japan,” which had four well-known Japanese customizers try their hands at creating something unique and personal from BMW’s new R nineT, with project “Ignite Straight Six.” This time, two Japanese customizers would radically modify BMW K1600GTL motorcycles. The people selected to create 1649cc straight six powered rolling works of… Continue Reading »

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 the… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Picks Up 16 Magazine Awards

BMW Motorrad USA Picks Up 16 Magazine Awards

Updated 9/4/2014. Publishers are giving out their 2014 “best of” awards with BMW Motorrad USA picking up 16 of them (Update: Now 17, see below). This includes six awards from Motorcycle.com, four from Motorcyclist, three of the top ten spots from Cycle World, and a Rider magazine “2014 People’s Choice Motorcycle of the Year.” For… Continue Reading »