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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 »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2017 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2017 Issue Now Out!

The Summer issue has it all—awesome bikes, breathtaking rides, impressive riders—and promises to surprise, inform and entertain you on many levels. Starting with a road test many have been eager to read about since BMW announced a lower-price version of the R nineT. The new R nineT Pure is $3,400 cheaper, admittedly a great savings,… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sees Record Sales in First Quarter 2017

BMW Motorrad Sees Record Sales in First Quarter 2017

Another best-ever start to the season for BMW Motorrad. Solid growth following the 2016 record year. Model offensive with 14 new and revised models to continue in 2017. BMW Motorrad achieves its best start into the new motorcycle season to date with a solid growth of 5.5%. In the first three months of 2017, 35,636… Continue Reading »

New BMW R1200GS xDrive Hybrid with All-Wheel Drive

New BMW R1200GS xDrive Hybrid with All-Wheel Drive

The BMW GS models powered by the boxer flat-twin engine have been the perfect companion for anyone wishing to explore the furthest reaches of our planet for over three decades. Be it the Himalayan mountains, the Saharan desert or the polar circles – the “GS” has always provided motorcycle adventurers with the ideal combination of… Continue Reading »

Motorrad Magazine Readers Vote Nine Awards to BMW Motorrad

Motorrad Magazine Readers Vote Nine Awards to BMW Motorrad

With victories in the categories “Sports Bikes,” “Touring/Sport Touring Bikes,” “Crossovers” and “Modern Classics” as well as three second and two third places, BMW Motorrad achieved another impressive result in the Motorrad magazine’s 19th “Motorcycle of the Year” readers’ vote in which 208 motorcycle models lined up for selection. “Once again I am very pleased with the… Continue Reading »

BMW’s 2018 GS Trophy Goes to Mongolia!

BMW’s 2018 GS Trophy Goes to Mongolia!

The trail to the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018 leads to Mongolia! BMW Motorrad has announced the next edition their friendly GS competition will take place in central Asia in early summer of 2018. Anyone – man or woman – keen to win a place in this adventure should sign up now as the… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2017 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2017 Issue Now Out!

The Spring issue features a GS blow-out! Three new GSs are covered, starting with BMW’s new hard-core R1200GS Rallye, road tested over Iceland’s formidable terrain. The new R nineT Urban G/S is then introduced, paying homage to legendary Paris-Dakar racing bikes. Finally, the new G310GS is presented. Made in India, it’s compact, lightweight, and best… 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 »