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BMW Motorrad sets record sales figures for September

by Tim Jones on October 08, 2012 at 04:38:05 PM

Despite a persistently difficult market environment, BMW Motorrad has repeated its accomplishment of the month of August by achieving a new all-time retail high in September 2012. With 9,215 units, BMW Motorrad supplied more vehicles than ever before in a month of September. 7.0% more vehicles were handed over to customers than in the previous month (prev. yr.: 8,612 units). Supplies of motorcycles and...

Intelligent driving that saves energy and increases safety always means anticipating what’s ahead, too. An array of sensors is today already at work in vehicles to help drivers do just that. The anticipation “horizon” of these sensors is often limited, however, and confined to the vehicle’s immediate surroundings. “Car-to-X communication greatly extends the anticipation horizon and will in future allow...

The ***8220;BMW GS***8221; concept has embodied riding pleasure and the desire for adventure for over 30 years. This applies especially to the GS motorcycles with the opposed-twin ***8220;boxer***8221; engine. The ***8220;big GS***8221; allows motorcyclists to explore the most remote corners of the world - an idea that has already inspired numerous globetrotters to set off on their travels. But the GS was and...

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...

BMW R7 Motorcycle Wins Best in Class at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2012

The BMW R7 motorcycle won best-in-class in the Motorcycle class at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The award was received by Karl Baumer, Head of BMW Group Classic. “The BMW R7 is one of the most extraordinary motorcycles in our collection,” noted Baumer upon receiving the award. “We are delighted that the effort to bring the BMW R7 to the Pebble Beach Concours was rewarded with Best in Class...

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...

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.


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