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BMW Captures Three Awards from Motorcyclist Magazine

BMW Captures Three Awards from Motorcyclist Magazine

BMW was the only manufacturer to reach the top spot in three categories in Motorcyclist magazine’s 2015 Motorcycle of the Year (MOTY) Awards. Editors of Motorcyclist proclaimed the BMW S1000RR “Best Sportbike,”  and – for the second year in a row – named the BMW R1200GS Adventure “Best Adventure Bike” and the BMW R1200RT “Best Touring Bike.”… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 21% in July, Records Best Half-Year Revenues in its History

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 21% in July, Records Best Half-Year Revenues in its History

BMW released July sales numbers as well as their second quarter financials last week. The motorcycle division saw global sales continued to grow in July with a total of 14,168 motorcycles and maxi-scooters delivered to customers — an incredible 21.5% increase. Deliveries for the first seven months totaled 92,586, an increase of 12.0% compared with… Continue Reading »

GS Trophy 2016: US Qualifying Rounds Announced

GS Trophy 2016: US Qualifying Rounds Announced

BMW Motorrad USA has announced three qualifiers to select the team to represent the USA in next year’s BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy. That adventure challenge, started in 2008, has been run every two years and pits international teams against each other aboard identical R1200GS motorcycles in grueling daily stages and special challenges—amidst sand, gravel, dust, and… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 31% in June—Best Six Months in History

BMW Motorrad Sales Up 31% in June—Best Six Months in History

Updated. BMW Motorrad closed the first half of 2015 with a new six-month sales record. A total of 78,418 motorcycles and maxi scooters were supplied worldwide as of June 2015 (prev. yr.: 70,978 units). This represents an increase of 10.5% over the equivalent period in the previous year. BMW Motorrad also set a new record… 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 NA Send-Off for Ride of Smiles Organizer Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow

BMW NA Send-Off for Ride of Smiles Organizer Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow

Employees of BMW of North America, L.L.C. welcomed Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow to BMW’s corporate headquarters today and gave him an official send-off for his charity motorcycle ride that will traverse 50,000 miles and raise an anticipated 50,000 euros (about $57,000) for children in need throughout the world. Dr. Buetzow will complete his Ride of Smiles… Continue Reading »

Monthly Sales Record in April for BMW Motorrad. S1000XR on Sale June 13.

Monthly Sales Record in April for BMW Motorrad. S1000XR on Sale June 13.

BMW Motorrad sales remain on a record pace. After delivering a record number of motorcycles and maxi scooters during the first quarter of 2015, BMW Motorrad sold 16,554 to customers worldwide in April. That’s a 1.3% increase over the record 16,344 units sold in April 2014 and makes April 2015 the most successful month ever… Continue Reading »