BMW R18 custom concept

Does BMW R18 hint at a 1.8-litre Boxer?

This wild Japanese custom BMW R18 seems to hint that the normally conservative Bavarian company may be considering a 1.8-litre boxer engine. BMW has a history of handing over custom builds to outside design houses that eventually turn into production models. A prominent example is the R nineT which started as the Concept Ninety by …

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BMW boxer R models all get Shiftcam technology

BMW pricing for R 1250 models

BMW Motorrad Australia has announced pricing for the 2019 BMW R 1250 GS, GSA, R and RT models. They feature hi-tech such as hill start, emergency call button and variable valve timing as well as 100kW of power. The extra tech, engine capacity and power has added $1600 to the starting price of the GS (currently …

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Nmoto Nostalgia BMW R nineT r18

Wild nostalgia version of BMW R nineT

Would you believe this wild nostalgia custom motorcycle started life as the BMW R nineT and that you can buy actually buy one? The R nineT is the Bavarian company’s most customisable production bike, but this Nmoto Nostalgia machine has to be the wildest custom version yet. Nmoto has been showing the custom bike at the …

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BMW boxer R models all get Shiftcam technology

BMW extends ShiftCam technology

BMW Motorrad has extended its ShiftCam (variable valve timing) technology and 1254cc boxer engines to the rest of the R range. It was introduced in September to the GS and RT 1250 models. SiftCam technology now comes in all the other liquid-cooled boxers: the R 1250 R, RS and GS Adventure. There is no word yet …

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2019 S 1000 RR leaked

BMW S 1000 RR brochure details leaked

Details of BMW’s more powerful and lighter 2019 S 1000 RR have been leaked just as BMW Motorrad has announced it will unveil six new bikes at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan next week. The leaked photo comes from an official-looking brochure. Several spy photos of the bike have previously surfaced including this photo …

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2019 BMW S 1000 RR Smaller exhaust for BMW S 1000 RR

Smaller exhaust for BMW S 1000 RR

Despite tough new Euro 5 noise regulations coming in 2020, the 2019 S 1000 RR seems to have a much smaller exhaust system. Images of the motorcycle filed with China’s intellectual property office and published by American website motorcycle.com show a much smaller and neater exhaust system. Yet it is believed the bike will be …

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Ares Design Car designer builds custom BMW R nineT

ARES Design builds custom BMW R nineT

Car designers usually get motorcycles all wrong, but ARES Design has hit the nail on the head with its BMW R nineT retro custom build. The Modena design house usually works on cars, but this design shows their talents for two wheelers as well. ARES Design R nineT ARES Design co-founder and CEO Dany Bahar says …

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