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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 recordContinue 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 mattContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Introduces Dynamic Brake Light in Europe

BMW Motorrad Introduces Dynamic Brake Light in Europe

BMW Motorrad is introducing dynamic brake light to six models in Europe in 2016 to increase rider safety. Braking and being seen by the traffic behind is essential for motorcycle riders. That’s why BMW Motorrad has developed the dynamic brake light as a part of their “Safety 360°” strategy. It can warn drivers of followingContinue Reading »

Next Stop, Southeast Asia for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy

Next Stop, Southeast Asia for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy

After Africa, South America and Canada, the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy heads to the continent of Asia in spring 2016. Not only is this a new location for the friendly GS challenge there will be an international all-female team lining up for the start. Anyone who would like take part in this unique adventureContinue Reading »

Calling all GS Girls: The GS Trophy 2016 Needs You!

Calling all GS Girls: The GS Trophy 2016 Needs You!

The BMW International GS Trophy has been a fun and exciting event since it burst onto the scene back in 2008. However, there has always been one important ingredient missing from this success story – women! BMW is launching a worldwide search for a trio of lady riders who are ready and willing to takeContinue 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 SmilesContinue 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 everContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Best Brand, Seven Models Awarded by PS Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad Best Brand, Seven Models Awarded by PS Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad was elected best motorcycle brand by readers of the German sports motorcycle magazine PS in their “The Best Sport Motorcycles 2015″ survey. More than 21,000 readers took part and voted the BMW R1200GS top of the ”Enduro/Supermoto” category while the new S1000RR finished second in the “Sport Motorcycle” category. Finishing second and third in theContinue Reading »

Best Quarter of Sales in BMW Motorrad’s History

Best Quarter of Sales in BMW Motorrad’s History

In the first three months of this year, BMW Motorrad achieved its best quarterly sales figures of all time. Through March, sales increased 9.2% to 31,370 vehicles (previous year: 28,719 units). In the month of March alone, BMW Motorrad delivered 15,912 motorcycles and maxi scooters worldwide (previous year: 15,183 units) amounting to a 4.8% growthContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Picks Up 10 MOTORRAD Magazine Awards for 2015

BMW Motorrad Picks Up 10 MOTORRAD Magazine Awards for 2015

BMW Motorrad wins in four of seven categories and celebrates a total of ten awards in the “Motorcycle of the Year 2015″ Readers’ Choice Award by the German magazine MOTORRAD. A total of 48,118 readers took part in the voting — well over half a million of readers have taken part in this vote since 1999.The awardContinue Reading »