2015 BMW S1000RR Preview

The BMW S1000RR has received the most significant upgrades since its introduction six years ago. From a revised engine and exhaust system to a new frame and bodywork, the RR stands to maintain its dominance in the literbike field. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet [...]

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2015 BMW S1000RR First Ride Review

With the Race and Dynamic packages installed, it’s an HP4 in all but name, maybe a little better By Tom Roderick Hyped up on residual adrenalin from the previous day’s track outing at the Circuito Monteblanco, and feeling a little light-headed after visiting the open bar in the captain’s lounge at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport [...]

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2015 BMW R1200RS marks the return of the Bavarian sports-tourer

For those who want to ride long, far and fast, BMW have the new R1200RS for you… BMW unveiled the 2015 R1200RS sports-tourer last week, and the bike looks fresh and exciting. Powered by the same 125bhp/125Nm opposed-twin that’s also used on the R1200GS and R1200RT, and packed with electronics like anti-lock brakes, stability control [...]

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October Specials at BMW Motorcycles of Tampa Bay

BMW’s “Autumn Sales Celebration” Take advantage of these incentive discounts while they last!    On 2014 S1000RR’s receive a $750 savings!   On 2014 BMW K1600GT & GTL’s receive a $1,500 savings! On 2014 F800GS’s receive a $750 savings! *Call or come in for all the details. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on [...]

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2015 BMW R1200RS – Welcome Back the Sport-Tourer

A bit more of a surprise at INTERMOT from the German brand, the 2015 BMW R1200RS has also broken cover, in addition to the 2015 BMW R1200R roadster model. Again using the now tried-and-true liquid-cooled boxer design, the BMW R1200RS makes an unsurprising 125hp (this should surprise no one who is familiar with BMW’s model [...]

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2015 BMW S1000RR – 199hp, New Chassis & Cruise Control

Unsurprisingly, BMW Motorrad debuted an updated BMW S1000RR superbike at INTERMOT — building upon the company’s already stout package. Revising the frame geometry for better handling, massaging the engine for an additional 6hp (peak power is now 199hp, while torque is at 83 lbs•ft), and reducing weight by 9 lbs (449.7 lbs with a full tank [...]

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Review: BMW’s intimidating S1000R streetfighter

The BMW S1000R, pictured on the Great Ocean Road, Victoria (Photo: Chris Blain) By Loz Blain The S1000R might be 33 horsepower (25 kW) down on its S1000RR superbike brother, but it’s vastly more aggressive, raw and challenging on the road. We spent 10 days with BMW’s latest, greatest super-naked motorcycle, its bad-tempered hair-trigger throttle, [...]

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Best Sport-Touring Motorcycle of 2014

Sport-Touring Motorcycle of the Year Winner: BMW R1200RT by Tom Roderick BMW has been on an absolute tear for a number of years. Recent previous MOBO winners include the S1000RR/HP4, K1600GT/GTL and the iconic R1200GS. This year the R1200RT returns to its winning ways by claiming Best Sport-Tourer honors. It was during the R1200RT’s press [...]

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Best Standard of 2014

Standard Motorcycle of the Year Winner: BMW R nineT By Kevin Duke The “Standard” motorcycle category is notoriously vague, encompassing a wide variety of riffs on a motorcycle with a traditional riding position and unencumbered by bodywork. Streetfighter-style sportbikes fall within this definition and dominated this category until we divvied up the pie in 2013, [...]

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2014 BOTY Test: BMW S1000 R

Author: DRIES VAN DER WALT The formula is familiar: take your flagship superbike, strip off its fairing, detune the motor for mid-range punch, and put it on the market as a naked roadster. Put that way, it almost sounds as if naked versions of superbikes are an afterthought but modern nakeds are much more than [...]

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2015 BMW K1300S Motorsport

Mid-year product launches are usually uneventful affairs, as manufacturers basically trying to grab some column space with the reworkings of their previous-year machines. BMW Motorrad is no different of course, releasing information on a number of “2015″ machines that only really have new paint options to show for their model year distinctions. Some credit can be given to [...]

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