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New 2016 BMW S1000XR Photo Gallery

New 2016 BMW S1000XR Photo Gallery

BMW Motorrad has released hundreds of new images of the upcoming 2016 BMW S1000XR which was first unveiled at the 2014 International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, Italy last November. Although BMW didn’t provide any new information about their first “crossover” motorcycle, we have all the specs in our initial news article. And be sure toContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Best Brand, Seven Models Awarded by PS Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad Best Brand, Seven Models Awarded by PS Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad was elected best motorcycle brand by readers of the German sports motorcycle magazine PS in their “The Best Sport Motorcycles 2015″ survey. More than 21,000 readers took part and voted the BMW R1200GS top of the ”Enduro/Supermoto” category while the new S1000RR finished second in the “Sport Motorcycle” category. Finishing second and third in theContinue Reading »

Racing Update: S1000RR Victories in German IDM, British Superbike and Brazilian Moto 1000 GP

Racing Update: S1000RR Victories in German IDM, British Superbike and Brazilian Moto 1000 GP

The privateer BMW Motorrad racers made a great impression last weekend: four racing events were held, with victories for the BMW S1000RR on all four occasions. At the season opener of the International German Championship SUPERBIKE*IDM (IDM), Markus Reiterberger (DE) celebrated a dominant double on his Van-Zon Remeha BMW S1000RR. In the British Superbike ChampionshipContinue Reading »

Electric C evolution Police Scooters Arrive in Italy

Electric C evolution Police Scooters Arrive in Italy

A few weeks ago, we brought you news of BMW’s first authority fleet of electric C evolution scooters being delivered to local police in Barcelona, Spain. Now 15 of the the highly efficient and environmentally friendly vehicles have arrived on the Italian island of Sardinia. The local police in Sardinia’s capital of Cagliari were presented with the AuthorityContinue Reading »

BMW to Award M6 Convertible to Top MotoGP Qualifier

BMW to Award M6 Convertible to Top MotoGP Qualifier

BMW’s M Division, partner of MotoGP organizer Dorna Sports, revealed a new BMW M6 Convertible with individual extras as the next BMW M Award at the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez de la Frontera (ES) this weekend. Since 2003, the rider with the best qualifying results come the end of the season has been rewarded withContinue Reading »

Racing Updates: New European Superbike Championship, Plus Italy, France, Great Britain and Japan

Racing Updates: New European Superbike Championship, Plus Italy, France, Great Britain and Japan

FIM CEV European Superbike Championship in Portimão, Portugal. This season, the former Spanish Superbike Championship has been elevated to the status of a European Championship. The opening round of the new FIM CEV European Superbike Championship (CEV) was held last weekend in Portimão (PT). Among the strong international field were five BMW Motorrad privateers, whoContinue Reading »

Alpinestars Airbag Tech To Be Used on BMW Motorrad Jacket

Alpinestars Airbag Tech To Be Used on BMW Motorrad Jacket

BMW Motorrad and Alpinestars announced an exclusive agreement to cooperate in motorcycle safety clothing systems today. The first product to be launched under this agreement will be a BMW Motorrad jacket jointly developed by BMW Motorrad and Alpinestars which will include an airbag developed using Alpinestars technology. The new BMW Motorrad jacket, being branded byContinue Reading »

Ignite Straight Six Project, Radical K1600 Customs from Japan

Ignite Straight Six Project, Radical K1600 Customs from Japan

BMW Motorrad has followed last year’s  “Project Japan,” which had four well-known Japanese customizers try their hands at creating something unique and personal from BMW’s new R nineT, with project “Ignite Straight Six.” This time, two Japanese customizers would radically modify BMW K1600GTL motorcycles. The people selected to create 1649cc straight six powered rolling works ofContinue Reading »

BMW Racing Update: Endurance to Superbike, Europe to US to Japan

BMW Racing Update: Endurance to Superbike, Europe to US to Japan

One of the annual highlights for BMW Motorrad Motorsport is the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans. Held last weekend at the “Circuit de la Sarthe” in France, the new BMW S1000RR had a successful debut. In addition, privateer BMW Motorrad riders were in action in championships all around the globe. They were on track lastContinue Reading »

Hand-Brushed Aluminum Tank Added to R nineT Accessory List

Hand-Brushed Aluminum Tank Added to R nineT Accessory List

The BMW R nineT has been popular since hitting the market for its rugged charm and retro roadster looks. It’s also been popular among professional and home customizers due to the breadth of available accessories and a “modular customizing concept” design which allows for easier replacement of parts. BMW Motorrad continues to encourage its customersContinue Reading »