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2013 HP4 - Superbike based on S 1000 RR - Pricing starts at $20,525

by Tim Jones on October 03, 2012 at 01:55:28 PM

BMW Motorrad announced pricing for the highly anticipated 2013 HP4 at the Intermot Show in Cologne, Germany today. The new HP4, the lightest 4-cylinder supersports bike in its class, will be available for purchase through authorized BMW Motorrad dealers by the end of 2012. The Standard model is offered at $20,525 MSRP and is equipped with: DDC (Dynamic Damping Control) semi active suspension (a world...

BMW S 1000 RR is Motorcycle News 'Machine of the Year'

by Tim Jones on September 25, 2012 at 10:35:44 AM

The incredible BMW S 1000 RR has been crowned Motorcycle News' 2012 'Machine of the Year' ***8211; the second time that the RR has taken the highest accolade in the MCN Awards. The RR also won the 'Best Sportsbike Unlimited' award for supersports machines with engines of any capacity. The 2012 'Machine of the Year' honor is an unprecedented fifth MCN Award for the S 1000 RR. Previous accolades include the 2010...

The new BMW HP4 - High Performance Supersport based on the S 1000 RR

by Tim Jones on August 03, 2012 at 10:48:33 AM
The new BMW HP4 - High Performance Supersport based on the S 1000 RR

With the BMW HP4, BMW Motorrad presents the lightest 4-cylinder supersports bike in the 1000cc class to date. Based on the BMW S 1000 RR - or RR for short - the new sports motorcycle has an output of 142 kW (193 hp) and weighs just 429lbs (199 kilos) including Race ABS and with a 90% full fuel tank (169 kg dry weight with Race ABS). The new BMW HP4 sees its world premiere in 2012 and is a continuation of...

48 Awards for BMW at Automotive Brand Contest 2012

by Tim Jones on August 01, 2012 at 12:40:01 PM

The Automotive Brand Contest – a prestigious international design competition – saw the German Design Council acknowledge projects by the BMW Group with a total of 48 awards. BMW Group Design was named a winner 11 times. In the Exterior category this included the BMW i8 Concept Spyder, BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, MINI Roadster and the motorcycle models BMW S 1000 RR and Husqvarna Nuda 900 R. Among the winners in the Interior category were the BMW i8 Concept Spyder, BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, MINI...

The new BMW HP4 - High Performance Supersport based on the S 1000 RR

by Tim Jones on July 27, 2012 at 11:48:18 AM

With the BMW HP4, BMW Motorrad presents the lightest 4-cylinder supersports bike in the 1000cc class to date. Based on the BMW S 1000 RR - or RR for short - the new sports motorcycle has an output of 142 kW (193 hp) and weighs just 429lbs (199 kilos) including Race ABS and with a 90% full fuel tank (169 kg dry weight with Race ABS). The new BMW HP4 sees its world premiere in 2012 and is a continuation of...

BMW Motorrad sets new sales record in 2012

by Tim Jones on January 12, 2012 at 09:00:00 AM
BMW Motorrad sets new sales record in 2012

Never before in the history of BMW Motorrad has BMW sold as many bikes. In 2012 BMW Motorrad supplied 106,358 motorcycles and maxi scooters to customers worldwide setting a new all-time sales record.

Edmunds Inside Line: 2010 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 vs. 2010 BMW S 1000 RR

by Tim Jones on September 27, 2010 at 10:40:12 AM
Edmunds Inside Line: 2010 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 vs. 2010 BMW S 1000 RR

World's Fastest Car vs. World's Fastest Bike First a few numbers. 2010 Bugatti Veyron 16.4: 1,001 horsepower, 253 mph. 2010 BMW S 1000 RR: 190 hp, 191 mph. Oh, and then there are the price tags: $1.3 million for the Bugatti, a mere $14,295 for the BMW. But at this moment, we're not worried about the numbers. All we can think about is the French supercar sitting behind us, buzzing like an impertinent bluebottle fly in the mirrors of the 2010 BMW S 1000 RR. And now it behooves us to unleash...

BMW S 1000 RR Superbike Clinches Three “Best of” Honors

by Tim Jones on August 16, 2010 at 04:48:14 PM
BMW S 1000 RR Superbike Clinches Three “Best of” Honors

In its debut year, the BMW S 1000 RR superbike has earned three superlative awards from the U.S. media. Robb Report named the BMW S 1000 RR the best sportbike in its annual ***8220;Best of the Best***8221; issue in June. In July, Cycle World followed suit by awarding the BMW S 1000 RR ***8220;Best Superbike for 2010***8221;; and in the September issue of Motorcyclist, editors chose the BMW S 1000 RR for its coveted ***8220;Motorcycle of the Year***8221; Award. ***8220;It is a tremendous...


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