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Connecting Bike, Rider and Smartphone: BMW Motorrad Concept ConnectedRide

Connecting Bike, Rider and Smartphone: BMW Motorrad Concept ConnectedRide

In addition to several new models premiering at EICMA, BMW Motorrad also showed off a concept for motorcycle connectivity. BMW ConnectedRide is a TFT instrument cluster with smartphone connection that could be applied to motorcycle models in the future. BMW Motorrad and Robert Bosch GmbH are collaborating in this field of display and networking technologies since there are signs of an… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Premieres Their Vision for the Future of Motorcycling

BMW Motorrad Premieres Their Vision for the Future of Motorcycling

In 2016, its centenary year, the BMW Group is looking further into the future than ever before and developing a series of Vision Vehicles to address people’s mobility needs in about three decades from now. Its solutions are based on the assumption that mobility is set to become increasingly multifaceted and connected. Following the BMW,… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad at CES: Laser Headlight and Head-Up Display

BMW Motorrad at CES: Laser Headlight and Head-Up Display

BMW Motorrad will be displaying two technologies for motorcyclists, a laser headlight and a head-up display, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 6-9, 2016. The laser headlight was first developed for automobiles and made it into a production vehicle aboard the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car in 2014. At… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2015 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2015 Issue Now Out!

Spanning the world of BMW motorcycles, the Winter issue of BMW Motorcycle Magazine covers the exciting past, present and future of the brand. A new concept bike is launched by BMW Motorrad, the Stunt G310, which gives us a peek into the future toward a small production roadster. It’s light, agile and powered by an… Continue Reading »

BMW Plans to Sell 200,000 Motorcycles by 2020

BMW Plans to Sell 200,000 Motorcycles by 2020

The BMW Group has set new motorcycle segment targets for the future. By introducing additional models and entering new markets, the company aims to win new customers worldwide and increase deliveries of motorized two-wheel vehicles to 200,000 units by 2020. They expect to see business growth in Asia and Latin America, offer new premium motorcycles… 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 »

EICMA 2012: New “Air-Cooled” 90th Anniversary BMW Motorcycle

EICMA 2012: New “Air-Cooled” 90th Anniversary BMW Motorcycle

BMW Motorrad President Stephan Schaller took the stage at the 70th International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, Italy today and announced that BMW will be producing a new model with an “air-cooled” boxer engine in 2013 as a special way of marking the “90 years of BMW Motorrad” anniversary. The drawing supplied by BMW’s PR department… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2012, Available Now!

The water-cooled GS is finally here! This revolutionary motorcycle was launched at this year’s Intermot show in Germany and features the latest generation boxer engine from BMW. Our Winter issue brings you all the news from specs to tech to design. Through tables, diagrams and timeline, the progress from oilhead to hexhead to camhead to… Continue Reading »

Water-Cooled BMW GS Revealed Next Month

Water-Cooled BMW GS Revealed Next Month

BMW Motorrad has confirmed the next generation water-cooled boxer engine will appear in the successor to the R1200GS with a world premiere scheduled for the upcoming Intermot show. The international motorcycle, scooter and bicycle fair will take place in Cologne, Germany from October 3-7, 2012. “The ‘BMW GS’ concept has embodied riding pleasure and the… Continue Reading »