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BMW Motorrad 3D Prints Frame for S1000RR

BMW Motorrad 3D Prints Frame for S1000RR

The BMW Group offered insight into its current product developments, technological concepts, innovations and manufacturing processes that it says will shape the future of mobility during a “Digital Day 2018” press event this week. In addition to showing how it was embracing next generation 5G mobile data networks, utilizing artificial intelligence to evaluate large data… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2018 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Spring 2018 Issue Now Out!

The New Year brings new excitement to BMW’s middle-class segment. After last year’s launches to the extremes of their model range from the K1600B to the G310GS, BMW Motorrad introduces the next generation F-models, the F750GS and F850GS. These Goldilocks of motorcycles gives many riders a new GS choice that’s not too big and not… Continue Reading »

BMW Envisions Elevated Roadway for Electric Two-Wheelers

BMW Envisions Elevated Roadway for Electric Two-Wheelers

BMW’s “Innovations” group has come up with the BMW Vision E³ Way project to move small electric two-wheelers off city streets and onto their own elevated roadway system. This was created by the BMW Group Technology Office China in collaboration with the Tongji University, both in Shanghai, as a “visionary mobility concept” to address traffic… Continue Reading »

BMW R1200RS ConnectedRide Prototype Shown at CMC Conference

BMW R1200RS ConnectedRide Prototype Shown at CMC Conference

For decades now, BMW Motorrad has been regarded as a frontrunner when it comes to issues of safety in connection with motorcycling. BMW Motorrad has continued to establish itself as the trailblazer, be it with ABS, anti-slip control, dynamic traction control or rider equipment. BMW Motorrad is continually striving to improve motorcycling safety and to… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2017 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Fall 2017 Issue Now Out!

The Fall issue takes off like a rocket with the first test of BMW’s stunning new carbon-fiber masterpiece, the HP4 Race. Offered at a staggering $78,000 in the US, the 215-horsepower “Carbonator” weighs in at just 378 pounds—that’s 79 pounds lighter than the S1000RR! With a limited edition run of only 750, this pure racer… Continue Reading »

BMW Digital Cockpit/Smartphone Connectivity USA Pricing. New S1000XR Color Package

BMW Digital Cockpit/Smartphone Connectivity USA Pricing. New S1000XR Color Package

BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing for Connectivity, the optional 6.5-inch digital cockpit display that replaced the standard analog gauges. Initially, this option will be available only on the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure starting in September 2017 for $600. This includes the on-board computer option that normally costs $150. If you’re ordering a bike with… Continue Reading »

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 »