David Robb, the man responsible for BMW‘s split-face motorcycle design, has left the German manufacturer. A native of Boston, Mass., Robb joined BMW as its design chief in 1993, and over the ensuing 18 years expanded the company’s product line to include the top selling R1200GS, the six-cylinder K1600GT and GTL, and the S1000RR superbike […]
BMW Posts Record First-Half Figures
BMW Motorrad sold a record 60,580 motorcycles over the first six months of 2011, a new record for the German manufacturer.
First half figures were 6.3% higher than the 57,015 units sold in the same period in 2010. BMW reports strong demand across all its models, with the Boxer engine R-series models leading the way.
BMW says sales of the new six-cylinder K1600GT and K1600GTL touring models have exceeded expectations with 1,255 units sold worldwide.