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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 »

BMW Authority Models, Including R1200RT, to be Shown at Trade Fair

BMW Authority Models, Including R1200RT, to be Shown at Trade Fair

The BMW Group will again be presenting a selection of tailor-made emergency and special-purpose vehicles for rescue teams, fire services, emergency physicians and police forces at the RETTmobil trade fair being held in Fulda, Germany this weekend. The event is taking place for the 17th time and ranks as Europe’s leading trade fair for rescue… 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 »

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 »

Pricing and Features Changes for 2017 BMW Motorcycles in the USA

Pricing and Features Changes for 2017 BMW Motorcycles in the USA

BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing, packages and other changes for some of their model year 2017 (MY 2017) models including the R1200GS and GS Adventure, R nineT Scrambler, R1200R, R1200RS, F700GS, F800GS and GS Adventure, C650 Sport and C650GT scooters, and the new G310R. Base MSRP does not change for any of the existing models included… Continue Reading »

BMW R1200GSA and R1200RT Win Motorcyclist Magazine Awards

BMW R1200GSA and R1200RT Win Motorcyclist Magazine Awards

For the third year in a row, the BMW R1200GS Adventure and R1200RT received Motorcycle of the Year (MOTY) Awards by Motorcyclist magazine. Editors, once again, chose the GS Adventure for its 2016 “Best Adventure Bike” category, while the RT earned “Best Sport Touring Bike” (after claiming the “Best Touring Bike” category for the previous two years).… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad’s Best First Half of Year in History

BMW Motorrad’s Best First Half of Year in History

For the fourth time in a row, BMW Motorrad has set a new record for sales for the first half of a year. A total of 80,754 motorcycles and maxi scooters were supplied to customers worldwide through June 2016 (prev. yr.: 78,418 units). This is an increase of 3.0% and it’s the first time BMW Motorrad was able… Continue Reading »

BMW’s 2017 Model Updates Include New R1200GS Adventure Triple Black, R nineT Scrambler Launch Date and More…

BMW’s 2017 Model Updates Include New R1200GS Adventure Triple Black, R nineT Scrambler Launch Date and More…

BMW Motorrad has announced facelifts to some 2017 models as well as technical changes so all models meet European EU4 regulations. These requirements include side reflectors (which we have had in the United States for some time) and an on-board diagnostic (OBD) indicator light in the cockpit to indicate a malfunction. Like the R1200GS Adventure, all liquid-cooled boxer… Continue Reading »

Authority BMW R1200RT, F700GS, F800GS Shown Ahead of Trade Fair

Authority BMW R1200RT, F700GS, F800GS Shown Ahead of Trade Fair

At the international General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference (GPEC) in Leipzig, Germany, the BMW Group will be presenting their range of “Authority” vehicles for police and other security forces. These vehicles will include authority versions of their BMW R1200RT, F700GS and F800GS motorcycles seen here as wells as the 318d Touring, 220d xDrive Gran Tourer, BMW X5… Continue Reading »