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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 »

BMW R1200RT for Emergency Physicians Shown at German Trade Fair

BMW R1200RT for Emergency Physicians Shown at German Trade Fair

The BMW Group will be presenting their range of emergency and special safety vehicles at the RETTmobil trade fair in Fulda, Germany on May 11-13, 2016. Four automobiles including the new BMW X1, X3, electric i3 and 2 Series Gran Tourer will be shown as emergency physicians and fire service command vehicles. BMW will also have the latest BMW R1200RT… Continue Reading »

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 Picks Up Nine Awards at Motorrad Magazine’s 2016 Reader’s Vote

BMW Motorrad Picks Up Nine Awards at Motorrad Magazine’s 2016 Reader’s Vote

BMW Motorrad received nine awards — five wins and four other “podiums” — in Motorrad magazine’s “Motorcycle of the Year 2016” awards, which were selected through a vote of its readers. This was BMW’s best result in the magazine’s 18th annual competition and included victories in the “Sports Bikes,” “Touring/Sport Touring Bikes,” “Enduros/Supermotos,” “Crossovers” and “Modern Classics”… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Breaks Out 2015 Sales and Looks Toward the Future

BMW Motorrad Breaks Out 2015 Sales and Looks Toward the Future

As we reported earlier in the week, BMW Motorrad sold a record number of motorcycles and maxi-scooters in 2015 — its fifth record year in a row and 10.9% more than in 2014. Now they are breaking those numbers down into where and what was sold last year. BMW Motorrad says they experienced growth in… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Announces Record Sales in 2015—Fifth Record Year in a Row

BMW Motorrad Announces Record Sales in 2015—Fifth Record Year in a Row

BMW Motorrad sold considerably more motorcycles and maxi-scooters in 2015 than in the previous year. It was the fifth consecutive year that the BMW Group’s motorcycle division achieved a new all-time high. With 136,963 (prev. yr. 123,495) vehicles delivered in 2015, BMW Motorrad achieved a growth of 10.9% on the previous year. In December, deliveries… Continue Reading »