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BMW Vision NEXT 100: A motorcycle so safe, ‘you don’t need a helmet’. Too good to be true?
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The bike’s dangerous, the technology is limited, from where we’re looking at it, there’s a chance that it’ll go up in flames, or be hit by either an irresponsible driver or a driverless car whose software has gone all haywire. The BMW Motorrad (the German giant’s two-wheeler division) had earlier this week unveiled a concept […]

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BMW K 1600 B motorcycle makes world premiere in LA!
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We’re in LA with BMW for what will be the company’s final stop during its Vision 100 presentations, and aside from looking to the future, BMW has a some more immediate vehicles to show off as well. One of the most eye catching reveals is its new K 1600 B motorcycle, which just received its […]

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BMW Motorrad to unveil two new motorcycles at Intermot Motorcycle Show 2016
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BMW Motorrad has officially announced that the company will bring in two new motorcycles at the upcoming motorcycle show, without revealing which bikes would be coming. Moreover, BMW Motorrad will also introduce two more variants to the R Nine T Scramble, called ‘Pure’ and ‘Racer’. Both these new bikes will be showcased at the Intermot […]

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Four Iconic special edition motorcycles mark a century of BMW.
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BMW Motorrad UK has created four exclusive models – the Iconic 100 Collection – to mark the centenary of BMW Group in 2016. Each is strictly limited to 100 motorcycles. The Iconic 100 collection is being first shown to the public at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show. The four special editions are based […]

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BMW debuts laser headlight and head-up display helmet for motorcycles
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BMW’s motorcycle division has borrowed some car tech to create two bright and safe concepts for CES: laser headlight and a helmet with true head-up display. LAS VEGAS — While cars are increasingly becoming more tech-savvy by the minute, motorcycles have been left in the proverbial dust. That is, until now. BMW debuted its laser […]

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Three old BMWs into one gets you a nitrous hound
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Three old BMWs into one gets you a nitrous hound. We love this bike, as much for what it was (and now is) as for how funky it has ended up. This was a BMW R80 RT from the late 1980s, even better is that this was a POLICE BMW R80 RT from the late […]

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BMW’s Concept 101 Motorcycle! Awesome!
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BMW has announced the unveiling of its Concept 101 motorcycle at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy today. The head of design for BMW Motorrad calls the Concept 101 “the epitome of elegance, power and luxury on two wheels.” 101 refers to the cubic inch capacity (1,649 cc) of the six-cylinder engine, as well […]

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BMW Motorrad’s Stop-Ride Order on the R1200RT Motorcycle
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We’ve received a fair share of electronic flak for not taking BMW to the proverbial woodshed after the “stop ride” ( see Precautionary Notice To Owners HERE ) was placed on the new R1200RT . Seems the fact that we lauded it in our road test (and in Motorcycle of the Year HERE ) makes […]

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BMW Motorrad Sells Over 90K Motorcycles Through August
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Once again BMW Motorrad is breaking worldwide sales records. The latest arrives for the opening eight months of the year; from January through August, BMW Motorrad reports selling 90,226 motorcycles and maxi scooters. Compared to 83,890 units sold in the same period of 2013, this shows an increase of 7.6 percent. Though year-to-date sales were […]

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2015 BMW Motorcycles
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2015 BMW Motorcycles, specifications and report. The new models will be available for ordering from your local BMW Motorcycle dealer starting in August 2014. The modest revisions include the following: BMW F 700 GS As of model year 2015, the BMW F 700 GS will also be available in the following colors and color combinations: […]

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BMW Motorcycles Selling Like Hotcakes
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BMW Motorrad recently announced that it recorded its best monthly motorcycle sales in company history in March. As the spring riding season has arrived and the improving weather has consumers more optimistic, BMW saw gains in sales. According to the report, BMW sold 15,183 motorcycles and maxi scooters in March, marking a 16.2 percent increase […]

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BMW Motorrad Achieves Record Monthly Sales for March 2014
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2014 BMW Motorrad Q1 Sales Report Following a record year of selling over 115,000 motorcycle and maxi-scooter sales, BMW Motorrad began 2014 on a strong note. Worldwide sales were positive for the first three months of 2014, and the Bavarian motorcycle manufacturer achieved another monthly sales record for March. The sales performance can be attributed […]

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BMW Set Record with 115,215 Motorcycles Sold in 2013!
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BMW continues to set sales records, announcing the sale of 115,215 motorcycles in 2013. This marks the third consecutive year of record sales, following the 106,358 motorcycles in 2012 and 104,286 motorcycles sold in 2011. We already knew BMW was going to have a banner year last month, when the German manufacturer passed its 2012 […]

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Ten New Motorcycles to Ride in 2014! (video)
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Well, it’s that time of year again, when Christmas becomes a fast-fading memory and we all start crafting New Year’s resolutions. But rather than making a list of commitments we’ll struggle to keep, we thought it would be a lot more fun to look ahead and create a list of the 10 motorcycles we most […]

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