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GS Trophy 2018: 114 R1200GS Rallye Motorcycles Prepped and On Their Way to Mongolia

GS Trophy 2018: 114 R1200GS Rallye Motorcycles Prepped and On Their Way to Mongolia

With the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy heading to Mongolia in June 2018, mechanics have been busy the last few weeks preparing the 114 BMW R1200GS Rallye motorcycles that will be used by participants. The bikes are now ready and on their way to Ulaanbaatar. Fortunately, the Rallye edition GS is already well-equipped as standard, so… Continue Reading »

Drones to Race at BMW Welt

Drones to Race at BMW Welt

Innovative technology, action-packed racing and international championships: more and more people around the world are discovering a passion for drone racing. BMW is collaborating with the Drone Racing League (DRL), an international drone racing league, to further develop high-performance racing drones in the BMW Group wind tunnel and bring a professional drone race to BMW… Continue Reading »

Nine BMW Motorcycles Win Awards in 2018 Reader’s Choice

Nine BMW Motorcycles Win Awards in 2018 Reader’s Choice

Nine BMW motorcycles received awards from German Motorrad magazine’s annual reader’s vote. The BMW R1200RS won in the “Touring Bike/Sports Touring Bike” category while the S1000XR took the crown in the “Crossover” category. The XR dominated with a commanding a 24.2 percent share of the vote and was, once again, the most highly ranked model among… Continue Reading »

BMW Group Earnings and Profits Hit Record High in 2017

BMW Group Earnings and Profits Hit Record High in 2017

The BMW Group once again demonstrated its ability to generate sustained profitability in 2017, posting its eighth consecutive record year. Despite a significant increase in upfront expenditure for future mobility the company reported its best ever figures to date for sales volume, revenues and earnings. In addition, the BMW Group delivered more than 100,000 electrified… Continue Reading »

Ola Stenegard Joins Indian Motorcycle as Director of Product Design

Ola Stenegard Joins Indian Motorcycle as Director of Product Design

The Indian Motorcycle Company announced today the hiring of motorcycle industry design veteran Ola Stenegard as its Director of Product Design. Stenegard previously led product design for BMW Motorrad where he played a substantial role in designing their motorcycles, including most recently the BMW R-nineT. While his professional career has largely focused on European motorcycles,… Continue Reading »

New MINI Folding Bicycle

New MINI Folding Bicycle

Spring is just around the corner and you’re probably thinking of the upcoming motorcycling season. But you might also be thinking about another kind of cycling in order to explore the great outdoors by pedal power. If that’s the case, then you might be interested in the new folding bicycle by MINI, the British auto… Continue Reading »

2018 Season Begins in Australia for BMW Racers

2018 Season Begins in Australia for BMW Racers

Winter break is over! BMW S1000RR racers got the global 2018 racing season underway last weekend. The first races of the year took place at Phillip Island in Australia, where the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK) held their season openers. In the WorldSBK, former MotoGP rider Loris Baz… Continue Reading »