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Self-Driving BMW R1200GS Motorcycle Presented at BMW Motorrad Techday 2018

Self-Driving BMW R1200GS Motorcycle Presented at BMW Motorrad Techday 2018

BMW Motorrad’s first autonomous motorbike was presented last week at the BMW Motorrad Techday 2018. A BMW R1200GS made its first rounds in front of assembled journalists, as if by magic without a rider, at the BMW Group testing ground in Miramas, southern France. Developed by graduate engineer Stefan Hans and his team, the vehicle… Continue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine’s Fall 2018 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine’s Fall 2018 Issue Now Out!

Featuring upcoming models from BMW along with road tests, amazing travel destinations, the newest gear, garage projects and inspiring customs, the Fall issue has it all. Want to know more about BMW’s new mid-class model? This issue goes in-depth on the new F850GS with an on- and off-road test that compares it to the previous F800GS… 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 Motorrad Concept Link, Connected Electric Urban Mobility

BMW Motorrad Concept Link, Connected Electric Urban Mobility

At the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017 in Lake Como, Italy, the BMW Group is presenting a new vision of zero-emission urban mobility on two wheels: the BMW Motorrad Concept Link. The design study they say is inspired by the BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100, which unites digital connectivity with the demands of urban mobility on two wheels — creating new… Continue Reading »

New BMW R1200GS xDrive Hybrid with All-Wheel Drive

New BMW R1200GS xDrive Hybrid with All-Wheel Drive

The BMW GS models powered by the boxer flat-twin engine have been the perfect companion for anyone wishing to explore the furthest reaches of our planet for over three decades. Be it the Himalayan mountains, the Saharan desert or the polar circles – the “GS” has always provided motorcycle adventurers with the ideal combination of… Continue Reading »

BMW Group Takes Ten iF Design Awards in 2017

BMW Group Takes Ten iF Design Awards in 2017

Five BMW Group brand models received the internationally renowned “iF Design Award 2017”: A top jury honored the MINI VISION NEXT 100, the ROLLS-ROYCE VISION NEXT 100, the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 as well as the BMW Concept X2 in the category “Mobility / Professional Concept” for their innovative design and their future-oriented technologies. The… Continue Reading »

Four BMWs Receive 2016 Spark Design Awards

Four BMWs Receive 2016 Spark Design Awards

BMW took home four prizes from The Spark 10th Annual International Awards — a multi-disciplinary design competition which included hundreds of design from around the world. For its innovative concept and groundbreaking design, the BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 was awarded the Spark Design Award 2016, the highest award in the competition. In addition, the BMW R nineT Scrambler received a… Continue Reading »