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July 15, 2014

BMW Motorrad: growth at 9.3%

BMW Motorrad has achieved an all-time six-month high in the first half of this year. With worldwide sales of 70,978 motorcycles and maxi scooters (previous year: 64,941 units), this amounts to an increase of 9.3% as compared to the equivalent period of the previous year. 11,827 vehicles (previous year: 12,541 units/ -5.7%) were sold in June 2014. Read the full article »


July 14, 2014

Special BMW Models

Model year 2015 sees a number of model facelift measures as well as the special model K 1300 S Motorsport included in the BMW Motorrad program. The models can be ordered from all BMW Motorrad dealers in the new configuration from August 2014. Read the full article »


July 11, 2014

Historic triple with BMW Motorrad

Michael Dunlop also triumphs in the Senior TT on the Isle of Man. Isle of Man/Munich, 8th June 2014. BMW Motorrad and Michael Dunlop (NI) have repeated history, echoing Georg “Schorsch” Meier’s (DE) legendary Senior TT victory of 1939 on the Isle of Man. Dunlop’s third BMW-powered victory of the week came in the most prestigious race of all: the blue riband Senior TT race. Before that, Dunlop had already won the Isle of Man TT Superbike and Superstock races on the BMW S 1000 RR. And it was him again who triumphed in an exciting and thrilling Senior TT race. Read the full article »


July 10, 2014

New BMW Electrical Scooter

New BMW Electrical Scooter’s launch in Barcelona closed with seminars about future challenges of Urban Mobility. Since last April 24th until today, Barcelona has been the setting of the International launch of BMW’s first completely electrical scooter, the BMW C Evolution. With this innovative initiative as backdrop, this morning a meeting took place that gathered experts from different parts of the world for an in-depth discussion about the challenges of sustainable mobility in the cities. The event was attended by Xavier Trias, Mayor of the city, and Antoni Maria Grau i Costa, General Director of Industry of the Autonomous Catalan Government. Read the full article »


July 9, 2014

Honda continues race sponsorship and participation

The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb takes place on one of the harrowing race circuits in the world, as automobiles, motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles from around the globe race to the 14,115-foot summit of Pikes Peak. And while Honda has always focused its efforts on getting to the top of the mountain before everyone else, this year the company has taken a groundbreaking step toward making the 92nd running of the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as safe as possible. Read the full article »


July 8, 2014

2014 Honda CBR650F Development

Supersport styling, nimble handling, easily accessible power, excellent rider comfort, plenty of versatility and a great price—we're talking high-level fun factor here, an all-new motorcycle that appeals to your practical side that's also a blast to ride, no matter where that ride takes you. Commuting, a weekend ride in the country with friends, solo or with a passenger, the all-new CBR650F does it all. Read the full article »


July 6, 2014

BMW Motorrad achieves 7.7% growth

In May 2014, 14,088 (previous year: 13,081 units) motorcycles and maxi scooters were supplied to customers worldwide. This represents an increase in sales of 7.7% or 1,007 units as compared to May 2013 and a new record for BMW Motorrad for the month of May. In the first five months, BMW Motorrad delivered a total of 59,151 (previous year: 52,400 units) vehicles. Compared to the same period in the previous year, this represents a rise of 12.9%, or 6,751 vehicles. Read the full article »


July 6, 2014

2014 Honda Interceptor Development

The Interceptor® stakes out a special standing in the world of motorcycles, one that uniquely defines what only Honda can deliver. Famous for its distinctive V-4 power delivery, feel and sound, over the years it carved out a fiercely loyal following. When riders could own only a single motorcycle, thousands of enthusiasts insisted that one bike simply had to be a Honda Interceptor. Nothing else came close to matching the all-around capabilities that have made the Interceptor a true legend in its own time. Read the full article »


July 4, 2014

BMW “Concept Roadster” – BMW Roadster Revolution

The aspirations of BMW Motorrad with regard to future generations of boxer-powered roadsters take concrete, emotionally charged shape at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014 in the form of the BMW Concept Roadster. Last year BMW Motorrad presented the BMW Concept Ninety here - a modern interpretation of a classic BMW motorcycle with boxer engine that demonstrated just how emotional a retrospective on 90 years of BMW Motorrad can be. "By contrast, the contemporary emotional appeal of the BMW Concept Roadster shows that, as far as BMW is concerned, motorcycling is much more than just perfect function," explains Edgar Heinrich, Head of BMW Motorrad Design. Read the full article »


July 3, 2014

Please help us improving our services at Mbike

We really would like to create contents you enjoy, so we've created a questionnaire with a few questions. All we would like to know, which types of bikes you love and how you manage your shopping when it's about your motorcycles. Please fill the form, it's just 3 minutes maximum. We are planning many new features on mBike.com but they have to fit to! your preferences. Motorcycling is our shared passion, but your opinion has to come first in website design and development too. Read the full article »