BMW introduced an inline six-cylinder café racer concept at the 2009 EICMA show in Milan, Italy. Inline-six engines have a staple in BMW’s automobiles for decades and the German manufacturer’s motorcycle division took on the challenge of adapting the straight-six to a bike without making it too long or too wide. The result is the […]
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.