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BMW Motorrad USA Announces Pricing And Equipment Updates For Select 2017 Models

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Pricing And Equipment Updates For Select 2017 Models

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BMWRnineT

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – February 10, 2017… BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing and equipment updates for select 2017 models, including the next two Heritage motorcycles arriving at BMW Motorrad dealerships nationwide.

The All-New 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
Racing-oriented boxer appeal (riding position, clip-ons, half-fairing)
MSRP — $ 13,295
In showrooms March 2017.
Standard Features vs. R nineT
Single seat with motorsport painted tail hump vs. double passenger seat
Painted steel tank, traditional forks, cast wheels, single tailpipe
Sport riding position:
Lower clip-on handlebars
Footrests are slightly higher, further back
Half-fairing with windscreen
Factory Options
Spoked Wheels: $500 MSRP
Aluminum Fuel Tank 1 (hand brushed aluminum with sanded weld): $950 MSRP
Aluminum Fuel Tank 2 (hand brushed aluminum with visible weld): $850 MSRP
Chrome Exhaust: $150 MSRP
Heated Grips: $250 MSRP
Anti-Theft Alarm: $395 MSRP
Automatic Stability Control: $400 MSRP
Color
Light White (w/ motorsport accent graphic) ($0)

The All-New 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
For those looking for proven technology and authentic styling at a very attractive price, this classic naked roadster is an ideal blank canvas for customization.
MSRP — $11,995
In showrooms March 2017.
Standard Features vs. R nineT
Painted single-color steel tank, traditional forks, cast wheels, single tailpipe, single speedometer
Factory Options
Spoked Wheels: $500 MSRP
Aluminum Fuel Tank 1 (hand brushed aluminum with sanded weld): $950 MSRP
Aluminum Fuel Tank 2 (hand brushed aluminum with visible weld): $850 MSRP
Chrome Exhaust: $150 MSRP
Low Suspension: $250 MSRP
Heated Grips: $250 MSRP
Anti-Theft Alarm: $395 MSRP
Automatic Stability Control: $400 MSRP
Color
Catalano Grey ($0)

2017 BMW R nineT Model Updates
For those who want the ultimate in a quintessential, classic roadster, BMW’s flagship heritage model delivers.
MSRP — $15,395
In showrooms March 2017.
Base price (MSRP) increase of $300 (from $15,095 to $15,395 MSRP) to account for additional features.
New/Enhanced Standard Features
New instrument cluster: updated electronics w/ additional OBC (on board computer) content
Front forks are now compression and rebound adjustable
New spoked wheel concept (spoke arrangement, rim base, surface).
Additional Factory Option
Automatic Stability Control: $400 MSRP
Additional Colors
Black Storm Metallic/Vintage: aluminum tail hump / hand-brushed, clear-lacquered tank: $950 MSRP
Blue Planet Metallic /Aluminum, with hand-brushed, clear-lacquered tank and tail hump: $950 MSRP

The MSRP for the 2017 BMW R nineT Scrambler is $13,000, while pricing for the BMW R nineT Urban G/S has not yet been announced.

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Model Update / GS Adventure Price Change
In conjunction with the product enhancements coming with the model update, the R 1200 GS base price increases by $200 (from $16,495 to $16,695 MSRP).
The MSRP of the R 1200 GS Adventure, will increase by $200 as well (from $18,695 to $18,895 MSRP).

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Model Updates
In showrooms March 2017.
Standard Features
Updated design/front panels
New/Enhanced Packages
Keyless Ride has been added to the Touring Package, which is also included in the Premium Package. Both packages increase by $250, with the price of the Touring Package increasing from $1,445 to $1,695 MSRP and the Premium Package increasing from $2,950 to $3,200 MSRP.
Dynamic Traction Control, Hill Start Control, and Dynamic Pro Mode (a configurable ‘user’ mode) have been added to Ride Modes Pro, which is included in The Technology Package and The Premium Package. There are no package price increases associated with these enhancements.
Style 1 (Rally) package ($600 MSRP) is now available with new color Lupin Blue Metallic. This off-road oriented package comes with a Cordoba Blue frame, gold calipers, Cross Spoke Wheels, Black Powertrain, Sport Windshield, bi- color rally seat and removes the center stand. To keep the center stand, standard windshield, and standard seat (for more passenger comfort) there is a passenger kit available.
(Exclusive) package ($350 MSRP) is now available with new color Espresso Metallic. This package comes with an Achat Grey frame, gold calipers, and Black Powertrain.
New/Enhanced Factory Options
High Comfort Seat ($50 MSRP)
Dynamic Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) ($950 MSRP) has been enhanced with the latest generation technology including an automatic ride-height adjustment and automatic damper settings. The price remains the same.
Extra High Rally Seat ($50 MSRP). Only available with Style 1 (Rally) package and only if Passenger Kit is not ordered.
Dynamic Traction Control, Hill Start Control, and Dynamic Pro Mode (a configurable ‘user’ mode) have been added to Ride Modes Pro. As a result, the price has increased $50, from $400 to $450 MSRP.
Passenger Kit ($225 MSRP). Adds center stand, standard windshield, and standard seat (for more passenger comfort) when Style 1 (Rally) package is ordered.
Sport Suspension ($300 MSRP). Only available with Style 1 (Rally) package and Dynamic ESA. Not available with Low Suspension.
Sport Windshield – Only available within Style 1 (Rally) package
Off-Road Tires – Only available within Style 1 (Rally) package
Comfort Seat ($50 MSRP)
Colors
All existing colors and Special Model Triple Black have been replaced by the following colors and style packages:
Light White ($0)
Lupin Blue Metallic (only available with Style 1 (Rally) package: $600 MSRP)
Black Storm Metallic ($100 MSRP)
Espresso Metallic (only available with Style 2 (Exclusive) package: $350 MSRP)

2017 BMW S 1000 R Model Update Changes
Base price (MSRP) increase of $300 (from $13,495 to $13,795 MSRP) to account for additional features.
In showrooms February 2017.
New/Enhanced Standard Features
New Akrapovic HP titanium muffler
Redesigned side panels: more compact/dynamic
New headlight trim
Updated Engine: +5 hp = 165 hp total
Revised chassis: same main-frame tail section as the S 1000 RR
Updated instrument display

New/Enhanced Packages
Equipment enhancements result in a $100 price increase to Sport Package, which is included in the Standard Package (both increase from $850 to $950 MSRP) and the Premium Package (increases from $1,800 to $1,900 MSRP). Within these packages, Gear Shift Assist Pro replaces Gear Shift Assist, and Ride Modes Pro now includes additional features:   ABS Pro, Launch Control, Pit Lane Speed Limiter, and Dynamic Pro mode is now a configurable ‘user’ mode.
New/Revised Factory Options
Gear Shift Assist Pro replaces the Gear Shift Assist option for clutchless up/down shifts ($475 MSRP)
Ride Modes Pro now includes: ABS Pro, Launch Control, Pit Lane Speed Limiter, and Dynamic Pro mode is now a configurable ‘user’ mode (increases from $350 to $450 MSRP)
New option Forged Wheels are 5.3 lbs. lighter than standard wheels ($1,375 MSRP)
New Design Option Wheels with red accent stripe ($140 MSRP; $0 w/ color)
New ABS Pro (only available w/ Ride Modes Pro)
Colors
All existing colors have been replaced by the following colors:
Light White/Lupin Blue Metallic/Racing Red ($500 MSRP): includes Design Option Wheels.
Catalano Grey ($0 MSRP)
Racing Red / Black Storm Metallic ($150 MSRP)

2017 BMW S 1000 RR Model Update Changes
No change to base price (MSRP)
In showrooms March 2017.
New/ Revised Standard Features
Redesigned graphics: larger ‘RR’ logo
Automatic Stability Control (ASC) has been replaced by Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) which incorporates a lean-angle sensor.
Standard single seat with passenger seat cover (no passenger foot pegs)
Recommended: optional $0 passenger kit (adds passenger seat & foot pegs)
Package changes
As DTC is now standard, it is no longer included in Ride Modes Pro, which is included in Race Package, Standard Package and Premium Package (no price impact)
New/Revised Factory Options
As DTC is now standard it is no longer included in Ride Modes Pro
Design Option Wheels are no longer available as a single option, but are included at no cost with paint colors Racing Red / Light White and Light White/Lupin Blue
Metallic/Racing Red
Passenger Kit ($0) adds passenger seat with passenger foot pegs (recommended)
HP Lithium Ion Battery: 3.3 lb. weight savings (planned for 5/17 start of production)
Colors
All existing colors have been replaced by the following colors:
Light White/Lupin Blue Metallic/Racing Red ($500 MSRP): includes Design Option
Wheels (black wheels with red accent stripes).
Racing Red / Light White ($150 MSRP) includes Design Option Wheels (black wheels w/ red accent stripes)
Granite Grey Metallic/Black Storm Metallic ($150 MSRP)

BMW Group In America
BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 340 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 152 BMW motorcycle retailers, 124 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

BMW K 1600 B Unveiled

BMW K 1600 B Unveiled To U.S. Riders At Progressive International Motorcycle Show In Cleveland

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BMWK1600B

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 26, 2017… BMW Motorrad’s production prototype K 1600 B Bagger will make its U.S. debut to motorcycle enthusiasts at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show this weekend in Cleveland, Ohio. For the first time, show attendees will be able to view the production version of the Concept 101, a bagger-style motorcycle based on BMW’s six-cylinder K 1600 platform. BMW representatives will be on hand to answer questions about the K 1600 B, which was developed specifically with American riders and American roads in mind.

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 26, 2017… BMW Motorrad’s production prototype K 1600 B Bagger will make its U.S. debut to motorcycle enthusiasts at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show this weekend in Cleveland, Ohio.   For the first time, show attendees will be able to view the production version of the Concept 101, a bagger-style motorcycle based on BMW’s six-cylinder K 1600 platform. BMW representatives will be on hand to answer questions about the K 1600 B, which was developed specifically with American riders and American roads in mind.

Other category trendsetters on display at the Cleveland Motorcycle Show include BMW’s new single-cylinder G 310 R – the first BMW roadster under 500 cc and the only BMW under $5,000 – and its adventurous GS version, the versatile dynamic BMW G 310 GS. Also on view will be several new iterations of BMW’s popular, retro-classic customizable R nineT: the new BMW R nineT Scrambler, the BMW R nineT Pure, the much-anticipated retro-racer, the BMW R nineT Racer, and the R nineT Urban G/S, which catapults elements of the legendary classic enduro BMW R 80 GS into the 21st century.

Visitors to Cleveland’s Progressive International Motorcycle Show will have an opportunity to see updated versions of BMW’s four-cylinder S 1000 RR supersport bike and dynamic S 1000 R roadster, along with a wide range of GS and GS Adventure models, roadsters, tourers, sport bikes and rider gear.

Thrillseekers who want to take a test ride without leaving the show can take a virtual lap around a racetrack or barrel down a ridgeline adventure course with BMW’s EyeRide Virtual Reality Experience.

Cleveland’s Progressive International Motorcycle Show will be held at the I-X Center, 1 I-X Center Drive, Cleveland, from Friday, January 27 through Sunday, January 29. For show hours and ticket prices, visit: http://www.motorcycleshows.com/city/cleveland-oh

More About The New BMW K 1600 B

Largely based on the technology used in the BMW 6-cylinder tourer K 1600 GT, the new K 1600 B features a spectacular backward sloping linear design with a completely reconstructed rear section. This not only makes the bagger look particularly low-lying and slender, but also, thanks to the new rear frame, significantly reduces the height of the passenger seat.

As with the K 1600 GT, the Bagger’s 1,632 cc in-line six-cylinder engine reaches 160 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque. The bike comes standard with three riding modes (Rain, Road, and Dynamic), Dynamic Traction Control, and Dynamic ESA with “Road” and “Cruise” damping modes. Shift Assist Pro, reverse assist, hill start control, adaptive turning lights and more, are all available as an option. But, like all other BMWs, buyers can enhance the K 1600 B with BMW-specific packages that include:

  • Safety package: Adaptive turning light, daytime running light, tire pressure control TPC, and Hill Start Control
  • Comfort package: Shift Assistant Pro, central locking, alarm system DWA, Keyless Ride, and LED additional headlight
  • Touring Package: Reverse assist, audio system, and preparation for navigation unit.

BMW Group In America

BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 341 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 152 BMW motorcycle retailers, 126 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

 

BMW Motorrad USA Revs Up Manhattan

BMW Motorrad USA Revs Up Manhattan This Weekend At The Progressive International Motorcycle Show

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BMWRSeries

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – December 7, 2016… BMW Motorrad USA will showcase its diverse line up of motorcycles at The Progressive International Motorcycle Show in New York this weekend, including a number of updated and all-new models. Held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, the show opens to the public at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 9 and continues through 5 p.m. Sunday, December 11.

A Diverse Range Of Models For Every Rider’s Holiday Wish List

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – December 7, 2016… BMW Motorrad USA will showcase its diverse line up of motorcycles at The Progressive International Motorcycle Show in New York this weekend, including a number of updated and all-new models. Held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, the show opens to the public at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 9 and continues through 5 p.m. Sunday, December 11.

“We’re delighted to roll into Manhattan with our new and updated models,” commented Sarah Schilke, National Motorcycle Manager, BMW Motorrad USA. “With a bike for virtually every riding preference and every budget, there could be a BMW on every rider’s holiday wish list.”

Among the all-new BMW models on display in New York will be the new G 310 R, BMW’s first roadster under 500 cc and the only BMW under $5,000 (including destination and handling fees). BMW’s second product offering in this segment was announced last month and will be on display in New York, as well – the versatile and dynamic BMW G 310 GS.

Also making their Manhattan debut will be several new variants of BMW’s popular, retro-classic R nineT: the much-anticipated BMW R nineT Scrambler; R nineT Pure, which is ideal for customization; the café racer-styled R nineT Racer; and the R nineT Urban G/S, inspired by the legendary BMW R 80 G/S enduro.

Visitors to New York’s Progressive International Motorcycle Show will also have an opportunity to see updated versions of BMW’s four-cylinder S 1000 RR supersport bike and dynamic S 1000 R roadster, along with a wide range of GS and GS Adventure models, roadsters, tourers, sport bikes and rider gear.

Admission to The Progressive International Motorcycle Show at Manhattan’s Jacob Javits
Center is $20 for adults and free for children 11 and under. For more information, visit
http://motorcycleshows.com/

BMW Group In America

BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 341 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 153 BMW motorcycle retailers, 126 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Model Year 2017 Pricing/Equipment Updates

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Model Year 2017 Pricing/Equipment Updates

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BMWnineT

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – November 18, 2016…BMW Motorrad USA is pleased to announce pricing and product updates for the following model-year 2017 motorcycles. Updates for the remaining BMW models will be announced at a later date.

Introduction of New R nineT Scrambler

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – November 18, 2016…BMW Motorrad USA is pleased to announce pricing and product updates for the following model-year 2017 motorcycles. Updates for the remaining BMW models will be announced at a later date.

Pricing Changes for Model Year 2017
Base MSRP does not change for any of the existing models included in this communication, but some of the package pricing has been revised due to the addition of equipment. Details are provided below.
Technical updates for Model Year 2017
With the exception of the Scooters, all of the models included in this bulletin have received technical updates to meet EU4 emissions requirements. The Scooters received these revisions previously with the MY16 model update.

MY 2017 C 650 Sport and C 650 GT Scooters
No changes.

MY 2017 F 700 GS
Additional Standard Features
Ride-by-wire for improved response and control.
Rain and Road ride modes.
Improved easy-to-read instrumentation design w/ ride modes information.
Packages
430 Safety Package has been replaced with 235 Dynamic Package. 416 ESA, 530 TPM, and 650 ASC remain as package contents, but new option 224 Ride Modes Pro with Enduro mode has been added with no increase to the package price ($795 MSRP).
Colors
NA5 Racing Red ($0) and N1M Singapore Grey Metallic Matte ($150 MSRP) replace N0T Sakhir Orange Metallic and N0U Mineral Grey Metallic.

MY 2017 F 800 GS
Additional Standard Features
Ride-by-wire for improved response and control.
Rain and Road ride modes.
Improved easy-to-read instrumentation design w/ ride modes information.
Packages
235 Dynamic Package has been enhanced. 416 ESA and 650 ASC remain as package contents, but 218 Off-road Mode has been replaced with new option 224 Ride Modes Pro with Enduro/Enduro Pro modes. The package price increases by $25, from $675 to $700 MSRP.
861 Style 1 Package with color NB5 Light White has been enhanced to include an aluminum engine guard, engine protection bars, and GS Trophy tapes. 861 is now being referred to as Special Model F 800 GS Trophy. Pricing increases by $300 from $150 to $450 MSRP.
Colors
N50 Ostra Grey Metallic Matte ($200 MSRP) replaces Racing Blue Metallic Matte.

MY 2017 F 800 GS Adventure (Model Update)
Additional Standard Features
Ride-by-wire for improved response and control.
Rain and Road ride modes.
Adjustable brake and clutch levers.
Improved easy-to-read instrumentation design w/ ride modes information.
Galvano accent with logo:
Packages
240 Enduro Package has been replaced with 235 Dynamic Package. 530 TPM remains as package contents, but 416 ESA has been added and 218 Off-road Mode has been replaced with new option 224 Ride Modes Pro with Enduro/Enduro Pro modes. The package price increases by $300, from $400 to $700 MSRP.
As 416 ESA has been added to the 240 Dynamic Package, the ZLR Active Package with 416 ESA and 138 LED Auxiliary Lights has been eliminated. 138 is still available as a single option.
New 861 Style 1 package ($250 MSRP) with white frame/tapes and red/black seat w/ red stitching) is now available with new color N0L Racing Red Matte.
Colors
N0Y Catalano Grey ($0) and N0L Racing Red Matte (included in new 861 Style 1 package) replace NA2 Kalamata Metallic Matte and 751 Alpine White.

MY 2017 R nineT Scrambler
New Model – September Arrival – Base price = $13,000
Standard Features vs. R nineT
19” front wheel vs. 17”.
4 ½ lbs lighter @ 485 lbs.
32.3” seat vs. 30.9”.
Different handlebars, more upright.
High exhaust.
Wheelbase: 60” vs 58.2”.
Less expensive due to various cost-saving measures:
Traditional telescopic forks with gaiters vs. upside-down telescopic forks.
Basic speedometer vs. speedo w/ rev counter and multifunction display.
Cast wheels vs. cross spoke wheels (but optional cross spoke wheels are available).
Steel tank vs. aluminum (but optional brushed aluminum tanks are available).
Packages
No packages available.
Factory Options – Same offer and pricing as the 2016 R nineT except for the following:
17A Aluminum Fuel Tank 1 (hand brushed aluminum with sanded weld): $950 MSRP.
17B Aluminum Fuel Tank 2 (hand brushed aluminum with visible weld): $850 MSRP.
Higher aluminum fuel tank prices vs. R nineT, which has a standard painted aluminum tank vs. a steel tank.
340 Chrome Exhaust ($150 MSRP).
633 Off-road tires ($0).
650 ASC ($400 MSRP).
771 Cross Spoke Wheels ($500 MSRP).
792 High Seat – Brown ($0).
Colors
N1R Monolith Metallic Matte ($0)

MY 2017 R 1200 R
Options/Packages
5AC ABS Pro (cornering-optimized ABS) is now included as part of 224 Ride Modes Pro, which is also included in the 238 Dynamic Package and ZPP Premium Package. Although European models include a Dynamic Brake Light with ABS Pro, this light will not be available in the US market. 182 DTC continues to be included in 224, 238, and ZPP. Pricing has been revised as follows to account for the added value of ABS Pro:
224 (+$100 = $450 MSRP) / ZPP (+$100 = $3,500) / 238 (+$50 = $725 MSRP).
861 Style 1 package remains at the MY16 price ($500 MSRP) but the red frame has been replaced by a Cordoba Blue frame and the package is now only available with new color N1F Light White/Cordoba Blue.
Colors
N1F Light White/Cordoba Blue replaces NB5 Light White and is only available with 861.
NA5 Racing Red ($0) replaces NA1 Cordoba Blue.
MY 2017 R 1200 RS
Options/Packages
5AC ABS Pro (cornering-optimized ABS) is now included as part of 224 Ride Modes Pro, which is also included in ZPP Premium Package. Although European models include a Dynamic Brake Light with ABS Pro, this light will not be available in the US market.
182 DTC continues to be included in 224 and ZPP. Pricing has been revised as follows to account for the added value of ABS Pro:
224 (+$100 = $450 MSRP) / ZPP (+$100 = $3,275).
861 Style 1 package replaces 862 Style 2 package and is offered for the same price ($425 MSRP). Content is the same, but the grey frame has been replaced by a red frame and the package is now only available with new color N1N Light Grey Metallic / Magellan Grey Metallic Matte.
Colors
N1N Light Grey Metallic / Magellan Grey Metallic Matte replaces Granite Grey Metallic Matte and is only offered with 861 Style 1 package.
MY 2017 R 1200 RT
Options/Packages
5AC ABS Pro (cornering-optimized ABS) is now included as part of 224 Ride Modes Pro, which is only offered in the 238 Dynamic Package and ZPP Premium Package. Although European models include a Dynamic Brake Light with ABS Pro, this light will not be available in the US market. Pricing has been revised as follows to account for the added value of ABS Pro:
ZPP (+$50 = $3,250) / 238 (+$50 = $325 MSRP).
Colors
N1K Carbon Black Metallic ($0) and Alpine White ($0) replace N0E San Marino Blue Metallic / Granite Grey Metallic Matte and NC9 Ebony Metallic.

MY 2017 R 1200 GS
Standard Features
Updated instrument panel design.MY 2017 R 1200 GS Adventure
Standard Features
Please note: the MY 2017 R 1200 GS technical update will launch in November, 2016 with very few changes vs. MY16. However, there will be a MY 2017 model update coming prior to the beginning of MY 2018 with more significant changes. This model update was announced at EICMA (11/16) and will be included in a press release that will be issued closer to the launch date.
Updated instrument panel design.
Special Edition
Package code 200, Special Model Triple Black ($400 MSRP) includes a black seat with GS application, Black Rims, and Black Forks (only available with color N0S: Black Storm Metallic / Black / Agate Grey).
Colors
N1H Black Storm Metallic / Dark Slate Metallic Matte / Agate Grey replaces N0M Ocean Blue Metallic Matte (only available with Special Model Triple Black: $400 MSRP).

BMW Group In America
BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 341 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 153 BMW motorcycle retailers, 126 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100: The Great Escape

BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100: The Great Escape

VisionNext100
VisionNext100

Munich/Los Angeles. In 2016, its centenary year, the BMW Group is looking further into the future than ever before and developing a series of Vision Vehicles to address people’s mobility needs in about three decades from now. Its solutions are based on the assumption that mobility is set to become increasingly multifaceted and connected.

Following the BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce Vision Vehicles, the BMW Group has now revealed its next progressive solution, this time for the world of motorcycling: the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100. It was unveiled on 11 October at the “Iconic Impulses. The BMW Group Future Experience” exhibition in Los Angeles.

The Great Escape
“The BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 embodies the BMW Group’s vision of biking in a connected world – an analogue experience in a digital age. Motorcycling is about escaping from the everyday: the moment you straddle your bike, you are absolutely free. Your bike is The Great Escape,” says Edgar Heinrich, Head of Design at BMW Motorrad, outlining the core principles underlying his brand’s Vision Vehicle.

The BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 stands for the ultimate riding experience. Liberated from the need to wear a helmet and protective clothing, the rider is able to enjoy the forces. Acceleration, wind and nature as in touch with the surrounding world, savouring every moment. The design of the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 represents the essence of the motorcycle: the perfect synthesis between human and machine. Every detail is of the highest quality and the design incorporates all the most striking visual aspects of BMW Motorrad bikes across the ages. These elements, however, have a contemporary twist, both visually and in terms of function.

The iconic elements in the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 make it immediately recognisable as a “genuine BMW” and include the black frame triangle, white lines and classic, boxer engine forms. The bike itself, however, is powered by a zero-emissions solution.

The BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 unites the past of the BMW Motorrad brand with its future and is a powerful expression of both.

The frame triangle – a classic icon reinvented
The black frame triangle of the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 is a deliberate reference to the first ever BMW motorcycle, the R32, made in 1923. On the vision bike, however, it has been reinterpreted to form a functional sculpture linking the front and rear wheels with a dynamic sweep. Bearings and joints are nowhere to be seen; instead the frame appears as a single, integrated whole.

Viewed from the side, the frame of the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 lends it the character of a naked bike, with ergonomics to match and a seat in the roadster position. The clever arrangement of surfaces protects the rider from wind and weather as effectively as a full fairing. The surface of the frame is covered in matt black textile, its silky sheen and fine lines highlighting the characteristic forms and representing a contemporary reinterpretation of this classic BMW detail. The BMW logo is optimally displayed on the dark frame. It is illuminated in the familiar blue and white colours while driving.

Flexframe – frame-assisted steering
The Flexframe appears as a single, integrated whole that extends from the front to the rear wheel of the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100. Being flexible, it allows the bike to be steered without the various joints found on today’s motorcycles. Turning the handlebar adjusts the entire frame, changing the direction of the bike. The amount of strength needed to steer depends on the situation: at standstill, the Flexframe allows a light steering whereas at higher speeds it remains very rigid.

Powertrain – inspired by the BMW boxer engine
In the middle of the triangle frame sits a style feature and historical reminder: the power unit. Designed and created in the image of the traditional BMW boxer engine, it actually consists of a zero-emissions drive unit. Its outward appearance changes depending on the circumstances: when the bike is resting, the power unit is compact, extending outwards only when the bike sets off, to enhance aerodynamics and protect the rider from the elements. Its polished aluminium finish confirms the superior quality of this component.

Minimalist form, maximum quality of details
The slender-looking BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 clearly expresses its qualities as a riding machine. The front is minimalist in design and enhanced with high-quality details. Integrated into the frame above the front wheel is a large metal reflector incorporating the two vertically positioned, U-shaped elements that make up the daytime running light. It also acts as a wind deflector and, in combination with the small, integrated windshield, helps to optimise the air flows.

Body elements such as the seat, upper frame cover and wings are made of carbon.

Beneath the seat shell, two fine, red, illuminated strips form the rear light and indicators – picking up on the typical double-C form of the rear lights on today’s BMW Motorrad bikes – but with a new, futuristic twist.

Damping is provided by the tyres, whose variable tread actively adjusts to suit ground conditions and ensure the best possible grip in any situation.

Analogue elements in the digital age
Overall, displays, cables and buttons are a rare sight on the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100. But amid the clear forms of its front is one element that immediately stands out: a red rocker-switch on the right-hand end of the handlebar. This obviously mechanical element blocks or releases the throttle grip and is a homage to the analogue days of original biking.

The hand levers with their outward-facing joints are also a reminder of days gone by.

BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100:
What kind of world will be home to the motorcycle of the future?
“Normally, when we develop a motorcycle, we tend to think 5 to 10 years in advance. On this occasion, we looked much further ahead and found the experience especially exciting. There are some very attractive prospects. I firmly believe the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 sets out a coherent future scenario for the BMW Motorrad brand,” explains Edgar Heinrich.

When designing the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100, the team was thinking decades in advance. In tomorrow’s world, connectivity and digitalisation will be all-encompassing. Most vehicles will be driverless, and life will be organised largely by digital services. More and more of the world’s population will be living in urban areas.

Digital technologies for an analogue experience
Building on the benefits of the digital world, the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 takes the analogue riding experience to a completely new level. The unique sensation of freedom is made possible by intelligent connectivity between rider, bike and the outside world – a combination that also allows the prediction of critical situations on the roads. In conjunction with the active assistance systems, these connected elements help keep riders of the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 in complete control of their ride. As well as anticipating what lies ahead and alerting the user when action is needed, they offer active rider protection and will consign the helmets and body protectors of today to the history books.

“Self-balancing” – active, intelligent assistant systems
In certain situations, the active assistance systems of the future will also enhance stability and safety by automatically balancing the motorcycle, both out on the road and when stationary. Novice riders will benefit from additional guidance in all riding situations and from a bike that will never tip over.

The BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 rights itself while even stationary, remaining upright when the rider has dismounted. The balancing systems also work out on the road to ensure a particularly agile and dynamic riding experience with even lighter handling, which seasoned riders will appreciate, and all the benefits of assistance systems to enhance their capabilities even further. The BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 helps every biker become more proficient and enjoy an even more positive riding experience. Every trip becomes a journey of freedom, from beginning to end.

The Digital Companion – Connected. Ubiquitous. Discreet.
When combined, the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 bike and the special rider’s gear that has been designed to accompany it form a single functional unit: a Digital Companion that provides the situational information and active support the rider needs. But because biking is essentially about the experience, the Digital Companion remains in the background: though constantly active, it works away unnoticed until required to issue an alert via the user interface or provide active assistance, for instance. Unless the rider or circumstances require it, the Digital Companion remains silent.

“A key point with the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 was to make sure the constant digital presence doesn’t undermine the analogue riding experience. The display and operating concept works so subtly that the rider can enjoy an entirely natural biking experience, trusting the bike completely and enjoying complete freedom and ease. As interface designers, our job is to deliver the right amount of the right information at the best possible time and place,” explains Holger Hampf, Head of User Experience at the BMW Group.

The visor – the right information at the right time
Information exchanges between rider and bike take place largely via the visor. This essentially consists of a pair of data glasses that extends across the wearer’s entire field of vision. As well as providing wind protection, it shows relevant data in one of four designated display areas. These are controlled by the rider’s eye movements: looking up or down changes the content that appears, and looking straight ahead switches the information off completely, leaving the rider to focus even more fully on biking experience. Information is only projected onto the visor on request, or to alert the rider to the fact that action is needed.

“The bike has the full range of connected data from its surroundings and a set of intelligent systems working in the background, so it knows exactly what lies ahead. By collating the data it has gathered, it can suggest ideal lines and banking angles, or warn riders of hazards ahead,” Hampf continues. When suggesting lines and angles, the Digital Companion appears in the lower third of the field of view, represented by an upturned triangle from which two horizontal lines extend outwards. Like the display in an aeroplane cockpit, this symbol indicates the current banking angle and ideal lines. If the bike’s current position does not match what is suggested, the rider can correct it as necessary. If he or she responds too late or not at all, the bike will correct itself. The Digital Companion’s advice not only helps novices to learn more about what they and their bikes can do. It also supports experienced riders by allowing them to challenge themselves and continuously improve their skills.

Looking upwards activates the rear-view function in the visor, allowing the rider to see what is going on on the road behind. Lowering the eyes to normal levels opens a menu from which the rider can select an option by pointing a finger. Looking further down opens the map view showing the rider’s chosen route.

Smart. Active. Flexible – rider’s equipment
The rider’s gear accompanying the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 is integral to the unique overall experience. In classic black and white, the airy suit enhances the sense of freedom and is both fashion statement and weather-wear. Depending on conditions, it warms or cools the user. While the diagonal zipper across the chest is reminiscent of traditional motorcycle clothing, the flexible, banded structure of the suit and shoes is inspired by the muscle areas of the human body and provides body support and relief whenever needed.

At higher speeds, the neck section inflates to provide extra support for the upper vertebrae and improve overall comfort. Variable openings offer additional ventilation. Unlike present-day suits, however, the futuristic outfit for riders of the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 offers no safety features, because the bike’s intelligent assistance systems make them superfluous. Instead, sensors in the suit keep track of the wearer’s pulse rate and body temperature and provide the right level of heat or cold. The suit also delivers navigation instructions via the vibrating elements in the arms and legs, and alerts the rider when the banking angle is becoming critical. Rider and machine form a single functional unit to offer a more intense riding experience than ever before. Edgar Heinrich sums up: “The BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 unites the best of both worlds – digital and analogue – for the ultimate emotional experience: The Great Escape.”

The BMW Group

With its three brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 31 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries and has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.

In 2015, the BMW Group sold approximately 2.247 million cars and nearly 137,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax for the financial year 2015 was approximately € 9.22 billion on revenues amounting to € 92.18 billion. As of 31 December 2015, the BMW Group had a workforce of 122,244 employees.

The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy.

BMW of North America Presents the New BMW Cruise e-Bike

BMW of North America Presents the New BMW Cruise e-Bike as Part of its 2016 Bicycle Collection.

eBike
e-Bike

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – October 6, 2016… BMW of North America proudly presents its largest bicycle collection to date, featuring the BMW Cruise e-Bike, ideal for commuters, built with a BOSCH Performance Line electric motor.

BMW’s collection of bicycles is designed to reflect the main characteristics of BMW vehicle design. The collection includes several unique models such as the lightweight, quick BMW Cruise Bike for the casual rider in urban environments; the sporty, stylish, and dynamic BMW M Cruise Bike for the M enthusiast, as well as the BMW Junior Cruise Bike and the BMW Kids Bike, for younger BMW fans.

“BMW aims to be the leading provider of premium mobility services, and our bicycle collection furthers that mission,” said Eric Riehle, Accessory and Lifestyle Manager at BMW North America. “As we enter the holiday season, these bikes make the perfect present for those wishing for their first BMW.”

The BMW Cruise e-Bike, at $3,430, has a bull-neck frame made of hydroformed aluminium developed in-house by BMW. Providing optimal pedal support at speeds of up to 15 mph, the removable battery can be charged directly on the bike or separately in approximately 3.5 hours for a 100 percent charge, or 1.5 hours for a 50 percent charge. For more information, visit ShopBMWUSA.com.

BMW Group In America

BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy based in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 341 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 153 BMW motorcycle retailers, 126 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Pricing For 2017 R NineT Scrambler

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Product Highlights, Pricing For 2017 R NineT Scrambler

NineT
NineT

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – October 4, 2016 …BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing for the all-new BMW R nineT Scrambler, which arrives to dealer showrooms this month. The long-awaited classic, yet customizable, newest member of BMW Motorrad’s Heritage line-up will be offered at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail base price of $13,000.
Standard features compared to the 2016 BMW R nineT and unique options are shown below:

Standard Features vs. R nineT

• 19″ front wheel vs. 17″.
• 4 ½ lbs lighter @ 485 lbs.
• 32.3″ seat vs. 30.9″.
• More upright handlebars.
• High exhaust.
• Wheelbase: 60″ vs 58.2″.

Less expensive due to various cost-saving measures:

— Steel tank vs. aluminum (optional brushed aluminum tanks are also available).
— Standard tank color is Monolith Metallic Matte .
— Traditional telescopic forks with gaiters vs. upside-down telescopic forks.
— Cast wheels vs. cross spoke wheels (optional cross spoke wheels are also available).
— Basic speedometer vs. speedometer with rev counter and multifunction display.

Factory options and pricing are identical to the 2016 BMW R nineT with the following exceptions:

• Aluminum Fuel Tank 1 (hand brushed aluminum with sanded weld): $950 MSRP.
• Aluminum Fuel Tank 2 (hand brushed aluminum with visible weld): $850 MSRP.
(17A and 17B are priced differently on the 2016 R nineT, which has a standard painted
aluminum tank vs. a steel tank)
• Chrome Exhaust ($150 MSRP).
• Off-road tires ($0).
• ASC ($400 MSRP).
• Cross Spoke Wheels ($500 MSRP).
• High Seat – Brown ($0).

The new BMW R nineT Scrambler features the legendary flat-twin boxer engine, which has characterized the hallmark design, powerful torque and the unique sound of BMW motorcycles for more than nine decades. The classic air/oil-cooled boxer engine has a capacity of 1,170 cc, delivering an output of 110 hp (81 kW) at 7,750 rpm and a maximum torque of 86 lb/ft (116 Nm) at 6,000 rpm.

Like its predecessor, the new R nineT Scrambler draws on iconic elements of a bygone era. It blends state-of-the-art BMW technology, classic design principles and a broad spectrum of customization options, ranging from BMW Motorrad original accessories to aftermarket offerings from custom designers.

Enhancing its purist characteristics, the new BMW R nineT Scrambler is finished in Monolith metallic matt, which is also found on the fuel tank and headlamp housing. The bike’s classic look is accented by black components such as the frame, swing arm, wheels, telescopic forks and gaiters, and engine housing, as well as the front fender and the tail panel of the optional single seat, if mounted.

Meanwhile, contrasting aluminum surfaces result in an overall design that represents both bygone and modern eras of motorcycling. For enthusiasts who love motorcycles that are pure, essential and non-conformist, the R nineT Scrambler is all that – combined with the technology, quality, and riding dynamics that are characteristic of a BMW.

BMW Group In America
BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country.

BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 341 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 153 BMW motorcycle retailers, 126 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Pricing For 2017 R NineT Scrambler

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Pricing For 2017 R NineT Scrambler

RnineTScrambler
RnineTScrambler

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 1, 2016…BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing for the all-new BMW R nineT Scrambler, which arrives to dealer showrooms this month. The long-awaited classic, yet customizable, newest member of BMW Motorrad’s Heritage line-up will be offered at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail base price of $13,000.

The new BMW R nineT Scrambler features the legendary flat-twin boxer engine, which has characterized the hallmark design, powerful torque and the unique sound of BMW motorcycles for more than nine decades. The classic air/oil-cooled boxer engine has a capacity of 1,170 cc, delivering an output of 110 hp (81 kW) at 7,750 rpm and a maximum torque of 86 lb/ft (116 Nm) at 6,000 rpm.

Like its predecessor, the new R nineT Scrambler draws on iconic elements of a bygone era. It blends state-of-the-art BMW technology, classic design principles and a broad spectrum of customization options, ranging from BMW Motorrad original accessories to aftermarket offerings from custom designers.

Enhancing its purist characteristics, the new BMW R nineT Scrambler is finished in Monolith metallic matt, which is also found on the fuel tank and headlamp housing. The bike’s classic look is accented by black components such as the frame, swing arm, wheels, telescopic forks and gaiters, and engine housing, as well as the front fender and the tail panel of the optional single seat, if mounted.

Meanwhile, contrasting aluminum surfaces result in an overall design that represents both bygone and modern eras of motorcycling. For enthusiasts who love motorcycles that are pure, essential and non-conformist, the R nineT Scrambler is all that – combined with the technology, quality, and riding dynamics that are characteristic of a BMW.

For a complete press release and images of the BMW R nineT Scrambler, visit:
https://www.press.bmwgroup.com/usa/article/topic/10398/r-ninet-scrambler/

BMW Group In America

BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 341 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 153 BMW motorcycle retailers, 126 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

BMW Motorrad USA To Offer Demo Rides

BMW Motorrad USA To Offer Demo Rides, Display, And Bike Raffle At MotoGP Races, April 8-10, Circuit Of The Americas

BMW R75_6
BMW R75_6

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – April 1, 2016…For the first time, BMW Motorrad USA will roll out its demo truck and separate display at the upcoming MotoGP races, April 8-10, at Circuit of The Americas outside of downtown Austin, Texas. Attendees can sign up for demo rides at the demo truck.

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – April 1, 2016…For the first time, BMW Motorrad USA will roll out its demo truck and separate display at the upcoming MotoGP races, April 8-10, at Circuit of The Americas outside of downtown Austin, Texas. Attendees can sign up for demo rides at the demo truck.

The BMW Motorrad USA demo area display will showcase 2016 BMW motorcycle models and apparel. BMW Motorrad Motorsports advisor and factory test rider Nate Kern will also be on hand to share his expertise on the BMW S 1000 RR superbike. For those wondering what it’s like to ride the RR on a racetrack, BMW will offer visitors a chance to try a simulation with the EyeRide on-bike virtual reality system. For up-close RR racing action, visitors can head to the track Paddock, where Nate – a former CCS national champion – will spend some time advising hopefuls, like California-native Steve Rapp, who will compete in the season opener of the MotoAmerica series on an S 1000 RR.

The BMW Motorrad USA display will also feature a 1975 BMW R75/6, which will be part of an upcoming raffle fundraiser to support the AMA Hall of Fame, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The 1975 BMW R75/6 has been customized by renowned bike builder Tony Prust from Analog Motorcycles in Chicago, Ill. Modifications include a custom sub frame, Fox Street RC1 shocks, Race Tech Gold Valves, billet triple clamps and rider pegs, an engine refresh, aftermarket performance ignitions, updated electronics and wiring throughout, custom paint, new controls, new brake lines and more. Raffles tickets are $5 each or $20 for five tickets. Participants must be 18 years or older and a resident of the United States to win. The drawing will be held at “Mama Tried Motorcycle Show” in February 2017. For official raffle rules, visit: www.motorcyclemuseum.org/RaffleBikeRulesBMW.aspx.

MotoGP, considered to be the fastest, fiercest motorcycle racing in the world, features completely custom speed machines, built purely for the GP series. Unlike motorcycles in other racing series, a MotoGP bike is built from scratch and does not share a single part with those in the retail showroom. Rivalries among MotoGP pilots run deep and battles on the track are intense. For more information about MotoGP racing April 8-10, visit:

http://www.circuitoftheamericas.com/2016-motogp .

MotoGP racing takes place the same weekend as The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show, sponsored by BMW Motorrad USA. For a complete schedule of events and show information, visit https://revivalcycles.com/pages/about-the-handbuilt-motorcycle-show.

BMW Group In America

BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 340 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 153 BMW motorcycle retailers, 125 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

Information about BMW Group products is available to consumers via the Internet at: www.bmwgroupusa.com.

BMW S 1000 RR Shows off in Buriram, Thailand

Another great weekend for the BMW S 1000 RR: A stunning performance in WSBK and a double podium in South Africa.
BMW racer Markus Reiterberger caused a stir at the second round of the 2016 FIM World Superbike Championship in Thailand, while Lance Isaacs celebrated being on the podium twice in South Africa.

BMWS1000RR
BMWS1000RR

Munich (DE), 16th March 2016. Racing on two different continents: Last weekend, the international BMW Motorrad Motorsport racing family was in action in Thailand and in South Africa. The races for the FIM Superbike World Championship (WSBK) in Buriram (TH) and the South African SuperGP Champions Trophy (RSA SBK) in Phakisa (ZA) brought more successes for the BMW S 1000 RR.

FIM Superbike World Championship in Buriram, Thailand.

For round two of the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship (WSBK), the BMW teams and riders and the experts from BMW Motorrad Motorsport travelled to Asia. The Thai round of the elite class was held at “Chang International Circuit” near Buriram (TH) last weekend. The two BMW customer teams in the WSBK, the Althea BMW Racing Team and Milwaukee BMW, were greeted by hot conditions with ambient temperatures rising up to 36 degrees Celsius and track temperatures in the mid-40ies. This did not prevent the BMW riders from once more being the best privateers in the field.

The 22-year old BMW racer Markus Reiterberger (DE) especially received a lot of attention: The Althea BMW Racing Team rider, who is only contesting his first full season in the WSBK, impressed with another strong performance. In the first race on Saturday, he claimed a stunning fifth place amid the strong field of factory riders. In Sunday’s second race, Reiterberger was again the best privateer rider, crossing the line in seventh. His team-mate Jordi Torres (ES) contributed to the strong team result by Althea BMW. The Spaniard set the third-fastest time overall in Friday’s practices and finished both races in eighth position.

For Milwaukee BMW, Buriram marked the second racing event on the world stage. The team worked on further fine-tuning the set-up to the needs of riders Karel Abraham (CZ) and Josh Brookes (AU). One of the targets for the weekend was to qualify for the deciding Superpole 2. This was achieved by Abraham, who set the fastest time in Superpole 1. Brookes also nearly qualified for the final qualifying session, but missed it by two thousandths of a second. In race one, Abraham was fighting for 11th position when he crashed on the final lap. Brookes collected a point by finishing 15th. In race two, Abraham was 15th, directly followed by Brookes in 16th.

The WSBK now returns to Europe, with the third round of the 2016 season being held at MotorLand Aragón (ES) from 1st to 3rd April.

South African SuperGP Champions Trophy in Phakisa, South Africa.

The success story of the BMW S 1000 RR in South Africa continues with another double podium. The second round of the 2016 South African SuperGP Champions Trophy was held at Phakisa (ZA) last weekend. A strong contingent of no less than 11 BMW privateers lined-up on the grid.

The BMW array was spearheaded by Lance Isaacs (ZA): The experienced South African BMW S 1000 RR rider claimed third on the podium in both races. In race one two other BMW racers also finished within the top-ten: Nicolas Grobler (ZA) was seventh, Daryn Upton (ZA) came home tenth. The second race saw four RRs crossing the line in the first ten positions. Upton followed closely behind third-placed Isaacs in fourth, Garick Vlok (ZA) was ninth and Grobler tenth.

You can find all the information on BMW Motorrad Motorsport online at the BMW Motorrad Motorsport website:

www.bmw-motorrad-motorsport.com