BMW S 1000 RR update

Major update for BMW S 1000 RR

The 2018 BMW S 1000 RR is receiving much more than a cosmetic update with major mechanical changes, including frame, engine and electronics. German motorcycle magazine Motorrad has published spy shots of the bike being tested in Germany. It looks substantially different with new bodywork and a lower headlight, but it’s what’s underneath that has …

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BMW G 310 R top seller

BMW G 310 to be top seller in Australia

BMW’s learner-approved G 310 R and G 310 GS are set to become the Bavarian brand’s biggest seller here, says BMW Motorrad Australia boss Andreas Lundgren. The G 310 R was launched at Airlie Beach, North Queensland, last week after an eight-month delay. READ OUR REVIEW HERE Andreas says the delay was sparked by BMW …

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BMW G 310 R

2017 BMW G 310 R road test

The arrival of the BMW G 310 R was delayed more than eight months, but it certainly has been worth the wait. It was scheduled to arrive in Australia in late 2016, but didn’t arrive until recently. BMW Motorrad Australia boss Andreas Lundgren says the reason for the delay was quality control at the Indian factory. The G …

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BMW Motorrad R nineT

2018 BMW Motorrad models unveiled

BMW Motorrad has given its 2018 models a facelift, added new TFT display infotainment systems and introduced BMW Motorrad Spezial custom parts. Details of availability and pricing for Australia have not yet been released, but new models and accessories can be ordered from August 2017. No new models have been unveiled, however we expect there …

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jvb-moto BMW R nineT scrambler - More BMW R nineT and G 310 variants?

More BMW R nineT and G 310 variants?

More BMW R nineT and G 310 model variants are tipped to be on the drawing boards at the Munich manufacturer. The above photo shows the official BMW entry in the recent London Bike Shed show. It was commissioned by BMW Motorrad as a promotional bike and produced by Dutch custom bike builders JvB-moto. Their …

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2017 BMW HP4 Race BMW releases elite HP4 Race details

BMW releases elite HP4 Race details

BMW Motorrad has entered the elite world of ultra-expensive hand-built super-sportsbikes targeted just for the race track. The Bavrians surprised everyone by unveiling its handbuilt HP4 Race track bike at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan last November. At the time the only details about the handbuilt track bike was that it features a full …

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BMW F 800 GS Adventure

2017 BMW F 800 GS Adventure review

If we were really practical about our motorcycle choice, we would probably all be riding the BMW F 800 GS Adventure. With its big 24-litre tank and go-anywhere capabilities, it is the ideal bike for Australia’s vast distances and rough roads and tracks. Yet it is also refined enough to be a canyon carver and …

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BMW R 1200 GS Adventure xDrive Hybrid BMW announces two-wheel drive GS

BMW ‘announces’ two-wheel-drive GS

BMW has announced a two-wheel-drive version of its R 1200 GS Adventure will be available later this year. While it might seem like a good idea, it’s actually an April Fool’s Day joke, confirmed by BMW Motorrad Australia GM Andreas Lundgren. “There is a very thin border between fact and fiction in their pranks … …

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