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BMW Motorrad Sees Highest First Half-Year Sales in History

BMW Motorrad Sees Highest First Half-Year Sales in History

BMW released their June sales figures which show an increase of 2.1% in BMW motorcycles sales. Adding the 11,831 June total (up from 11,584 last year), BMW Motorrad saw their best ever first half of the year in sales. BMW Motorrad sold 60,580 vehicles through June of 2011. This represents a retail growth of 6.3%Continue Reading »

BMW Spain’s ‘Six Senses’ K1600 Intro

BMW Spain’s ‘Six Senses’ K1600 Intro

When you’re launching a new motorcycle it’s up to the marketing people to do their best to create as much buzz as possible. And every BMW Motorrad importer around the world has its own strategy and communication plan for the launch of the K1600GT and GTL. In Spain, the theme was the ‘Tour of theContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycles Win with Motorrad Magazine Readers

BMW Motorcycles Win with Motorrad Magazine Readers

BMW Motorrad has been on a roll — not just on the road but in award competitions as well. In the 13th annual reader’s choice awards from the German Motorrad magazine, BMW took first place in four categories and reached the “podium” in three others. The 2011 awards were presented at the Motorräder Dortmund showContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Portugal Launches New 2011 Models with a Party

BMW Motorrad Portugal Launches New 2011 Models with a Party

BMW Motorrad fans were living it up in Lisbon when BMW Motorrad Portugal created, for the first time, an event to launch its new 2011 models. The special party took place in one of the famous clubs in Lisbon, One Belém, surrounded by the Tagus River and some of the most historical monuments in Portugal.Continue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Announces K1600GT and K1600GTL Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA Announces K1600GT and K1600GTL Pricing

BMW Motorrad USA has finally announced the pricing for the upcoming K1600GT and K1600GTL. The base GT will have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $20,900 while the GTL will list for $23,200. Optioned out (see below), the K1600GT will run $24,540 and the K1600GTL, $25,845. As always, retailers set their own final pricesContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2010, Available Now!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2010, Available Now!

The Winter 2010 BMW Motorcycle Magazine (issue #9) is now available! Order yours from our online shop and have it delivered direct to your door. Copies will also be available at your favorite retailer within the next couple of weeks. You can see a preview of pages and a list of articles on our currentContinue Reading »

K1600GTL at Jay Leno’s Garage

K1600GTL at Jay Leno’s Garage

While the K1600GT and K1600GTL were being introduced to the world at the INTERMOT show in Cologne, Germany, BMW was also showing the GTL to the US press at Jay Leno’s garage in Burbank, California. The Vice President of BMW Motorrad USA, Pieter de Waal, was there to point out some of the new andContinue Reading »

K1600GT and GTL Image Gallery

K1600GT and GTL Image Gallery

In addition to the list of features and specifications of the upcoming K1600GT and K1600GTL we presented earlier, we also have a complete gallery of photos. Here you can see the bikes from every angle, closeups of the new gadgets and even a few photos of available accessories. If you’re interested in the previously releasedContinue Reading »

BMW Introduces K1600GT and K1600GTL Six-Cylinder Motorcycles

BMW Introduces K1600GT and K1600GTL Six-Cylinder Motorcycles

Ever since BMW Motorrad presented the concept study Concept 6 in autumn 2009, the new 6-cylinder in-line engine installed in it has caught the imagination of many motorcycle fans. For over seven decades now, 6-cylinder in-line engines have stood for fascinating engine technology in automobiles at BMW more than with any other brand. With theContinue Reading »

K1600GTL Photos Leaked

K1600GTL Photos Leaked

BMW runs a tight ship but it appears photos of the upcoming K1600GTL have been leaked ahead of it’s debut at INTERMOT. The Hell for Leather website got their hands on this low-resolution montage of images of BMW’s next luxury tourer. In it you can see the shape of one of the K1600 series bikesContinue Reading »