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BMW S1000RR and HP4 Successful in Opening Rounds of National Races Series

BMW S1000RR and HP4 Successful in Opening Rounds of National Races Series

On the first weekend in May the BMW HP4 tasted victory at the opening round of the Brazilian Superbike Championship. Taking place in Santa Cruz do Sul, it was Matthieu Lussiana on the BMW HP4 who dominated the opening round. The Frenchman competes for BMW Motorrad Alex Barros Racing in the GP 1000 class – theContinue Reading »

A BMW Win at Second Round of Sidecar World Championship

A BMW Win at Second Round of Sidecar World Championship

With a victory at the second race of the Sidecar World Championship at the Lausitzring track, Jörg Steinhausen and Axel Kölsch are leading the 2014 sidecar series that is supporting this year’s International German Motorcycle Championship (IDM). Taking place over the first weekend in May at the Euro Speedway circuit, the race was a successful conclusion toContinue Reading »

Chilean Police Men and Women Receive F700GS Authority Motorcycles

Chilean Police Men and Women Receive F700GS Authority Motorcycles

A total of 64 new BMW F700GS Authority motorcycles were presented to policemen and women from the Officers School of Carabineers in Santiago, Chile. The lucky Carabineers received their motorcycles during a special ceremony attended by the Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, which took place at the Honorable Carabineers Institution at the former airfield of Cierrillos.Continue Reading »

BMW R nineT ‘Brooklyn Scrambler’ by Boxer Design and GANT Rugger

BMW R nineT ‘Brooklyn Scrambler’ by Boxer Design and GANT Rugger

A limited edition BMW R nineT has been produced by the French design and engineering specialists, Boxer Design in association with fashion brand GANT Rugger. Known as the ‘Brooklyn Scrambler’ there will only be six of these bespoke custom motorcycles produced for sale. With numerous individual customizations options being the raison d-être behind the developmentContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad’s Authority Motorcycles in High Demand

BMW Motorrad’s Authority Motorcycles in High Demand

BMW Motorrad makes exceptional touring and commuting tools but they’re also ideal workhorses for armed forces, regional service providers and emergency response groups. With years of experience in manufacturing motorcycles to suit work applications, demand for BMW Motorrad Authority motorcycles is booming. Just over one year ago, World of BMW reported on the increase inContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad to Crown Best Privateer Racer

BMW Motorrad to Crown Best Privateer Racer

BMW Motorrad has been supporting privateer racers through their customer sport program since 2011 and is looking to expand the program this year after dropping direct factory sponsorship of the World Superbike Championship last year. In 2014, BMW Motorrad Motorsport will strike out in a new direction by introducing a unique world-wide racing project: theContinue Reading »

Allerton and S1000RR Take Victory in Opening Australian Superbike Round

Allerton and S1000RR Take Victory in Opening Australian Superbike Round

Queensland Raceway was the venue for the opening round of the 2014 AirRoad Australian Superbike Championship and it was BMW S1000RR rider Glenn Allerton who tasted the victory champagne. The NextGen Motorsports rider had been dominant throughout practice and qualifying at Queensland Raceway, topping both Superbike qualifying sessions before setting the fastest Superpole time too. HeContinue Reading »

BMW Developing OLEDs for Motorcycle Lighting

BMW Developing OLEDs for Motorcycle Lighting

Organic light-emitting diodes, or OLEDs, are innovative, efficient and sustainable light sources that BMW will be fitting in its vehicles in the near future under the name BMW Organic Light. In OLEDs, the light is emitted by wafer-thin semi-conductive layers made from organic materials. OLEDs work very efficiently by design and generate very little heatContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad Achieves All-Time Sales High in March

BMW Motorrad Achieves All-Time Sales High in March

In the first three months of this year, BMW Motorrad sales were higher than any first quarter before. Sales through March came to a total of 28,719 vehicles (previous year: 24,732 units), making for an increase of 16.1%. In March alone, 15,183 motorcycles and maxi scooters (previous year: 13,067 units) were supplied to customers worldwide.Continue Reading »

Series C evolution Production Begins for BMW Motorrad

Series C evolution Production Begins for BMW Motorrad

History was made today as the first BMW C evolution scooters rolled off the assembly lines. These are the first series production all-electric vehicles to be produced by the BMW Motorrad plant in Berlin-Spandau. Customers across Europe can look forward to riding the “revolutionary” vehicle soon while those in the USA will have to wait andContinue Reading »