BMW announced it will withdraw its factory support from the World Superbike Championship at the end of the 2013 season. According to BMW, the company will concentrate on its production models including the addition of new small-displacement models and reaching developing markets. BMW Motorrad will also shift resources to other motorsports activities such as supporting […]
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.