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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 Group Wins 19 Design Awards

BMW Group Wins 19 Design Awards

The BMW Group’s BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad brands have been recognized for outstanding design by winning recent iF design, Good Design and Festival Automobile International awards. In the iF design award 2016, BMW Group Design picked up 10 prizes mostly in the “Product” category with the exceptions being the MINI AR Glasses 2014… 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 »

New White/Grey/Red Color Combo for S1000XR

New White/Grey/Red Color Combo for S1000XR

BMW Motorrad has added a new Light white/Granite grey metallic/Racing red color combination to the S1000XR lineup. The new color design moves the model inscription from the side fairing panel to the side of the fuel tank. The previous racing red or light white paintwork options remain available. BMW says the new color, “draws on the attributes of… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Reaches All-time High in Sales in the Third Quarter

BMW Motorrad Reaches All-time High in Sales in the Third Quarter

BMW Motorrad has delivered another month of record sales, their ninth in a row. In September 2015, 11,088 motorcycles and maxi-scooters were delivered to customers compared to 9,991 units in September 2014. That’s an 11% increase. Likewise, year-to-date sales reached a new all-time high of 112,411 units sold worldwide through September which is an increase… Continue Reading »

Curve-Conquering ABS Pro Retrofitted to More BMW Motorcycles

Curve-Conquering ABS Pro Retrofitted to More BMW Motorcycles

BMW Motorrad is expanding the availability of ABS Pro to more models through a retrofit program. ABS Pro prevents the wheels from locking up even if the brakes are applied hard when leaned over. The system was designed for public roads where unexpected dangers can potentially lie in waiting around the next curve. The system… 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 »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2015 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2015 Issue Now Out!

The 2016 model issue is hot off the press! Fall’s BMW Motorcycle Magazine covers the 2016 beemer range from traditional sport touring to wild adventure sport with an upcoming bagger and scrambler to boot. First, there’s a complete road test of the new 2016 BMW S1000XR. This mashup of 160hp-superbike and adventure GS is put… Continue Reading »