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Together with the standard BMW R 1200 GS the German manufacturer is now offering the R 1200 GS Touring Edition which comes with a series of special features that make it the perfect Touring motorcycle.

The BMW R 1200 GS TE is a tough bike designed for tough riders and its versatility, reliability and performances make it one of the most wanted motorcycles in the segment.

Among the most important features offered by the BMW R 1200 GS TE you’ll find Enduro Automatic Stability Control (ASC), hand guards, ABS, cruise control, heated handlebar grips, chrome exhaust and tyre pressure control.

At the heart of the BMW R 1200 GS TE is an air/liquid-cooled, four stroke flat twin, 1170 cc engine which delivers a maximum output of 92 kW (125 bhp) at 7,750 rpm and 125 Nm at 6,500 rpm.

Hit the jump for more information on the BMW R 1200 GS TE.

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The BMW K1300R is one of the most impressive naked bikes from the streets. If you wonder why, the answer is because this German monster receives great marks in all departments’ whether we are talking about design ergonomics or performances.

The BMW K1300R is built around a water-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line four-cylinder engine with two overhead camshafts and four valves per cylinder. The engine’s power is rated at an impressive 127 kW (173 hp) at 9,250 rpm and 140 Nm of torque at 8,250 rpm. Fire up this strong 4-stroke unit and it will propel you to a maximum speed of over 200 km/h.

The stopping power is assured by front 320 mm dual disc brakes, with 4-piston fixed calipers and rear 265 mm single discs with double-piston floating calipers.

As far as prices are concerned the 2013 BMW K1300R can be yours for no less than £12,125.00.

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When it comes to maxi scoters, BMW is certainly among the top manufacturers from the market. The company’s marketing crew decided to make their C600 sports scooter even more appealing to the public and came up with two special editions.

The new limited editions are inspired by the inspired by the German Touring Car (DTM) race series.

The first version comes in matt black and is called Spengler Edition. It is painted in the colors of the car drove by Bruno Spengler, the Canadian pilot who is dominating the DTM. The scooter’s saddle comes with a set of red and blue ornaments. while the rear shock’s spring is painted in white.

The second version is named the Tomcyzk Edition and its dominant color is Alpine White. This model is homage to the pilot Tomcyzk Martin, BMW Team RMG, DTM champion in 2011.

Each model is available in only 99 units and both come with Akrapovic exhausts, custom seats, short tinted screens and an individual number plate.

Unfortunately both scooters are only available on the German market.

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There is no secret that BMW’s vehicles are considered among the most capable machines from the streets and there is no wonder why as they come with the latest technologies in the business and offer mind blowing performances.

BMW’s supersport motorcycles make no exception and one of the best models built by the German manufacturer is the S 1000 RR.

This stunning two wheel beast is without a doubt one of the most capable motorcycles from the streets and race tracks. It can deal effortless with windy roads, fast tracks and tight city streets, being the perfect bike for adrenaline-hungry riders.

At its heart lies a water-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line, four-cylinder-engine with two camshafts and four valves per cylinder. The engine delivers an impressive power of 193 hp at 13,000 rpm and 112 Nm of torque at 9,750 rpm.

However, power without control is useless, therefore the BMW S 1000 RR Sport comes with standard Race ABS, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) and Gear Shift Assistance.

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Meet the BMW HP4 Carbon - a fast motorcycle wrapped in a sporty skin and equipped with state of the art technologies.

This German machine features a series of HP components which give it a fairly unique personality. Among them there are the HP brake lever, HP clutch lever and HP rider footrest system. You also get a special HP engine spoiler, HP plate holder and the HP fuel tank trim all made of carbon.

This stunning supersport motorcycle is propelled by a similarly stunning water/oil-cooled, 4-cylinder, 4-stroke in-line engine with four titanium valves per cylinder and two overhead camshafts. Fire up the engine and you’ll, be assaulted by a peak power of 193 bhp at 13,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 112 Nm at 9,750 rpm.

The BMW HP4 CARBON is offered with a base price of £19,350.00.

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The safety of motorcycle riders has always been a big concerned for the big manufacturers. But regardless of how advanced are the safety features of a motorcycle, everything is useless if the rider is falling off its bike and meets the tough tarmac.

This is why BMW Motorrad has decided to try an innovative solution to improve the safety of riders. Therefore, the German Manufacturer is co-developing a modern rider suit with Dainese. The big news however, is the fact that the suit will feature airbags that deploy in 15 miliseconds.

This technology will be used for a one-piece racing suit named the DoubleR RaceAir. The company says that this innovative technology will be also available to street rides pretty soon.

Currently the DoubleR RaceAir is under tests and BMW Motorrad hopes to reveal it at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan in November.

The safety suit won’t be the only product born from BMW Motorrad and Dainese cooperation as the two companies decided to stay together and develop more safety gear for riders.

Hit the jump for the press release and to see the DoubleR RaceAir suit in action.

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Shortly after presented the standard F800GS, BMW has introduced an Adventure version of its tough motorcycle. The new model is basically an extreme version of the F800GS and follows the footsteps of the R1200GS Adventure.

Compared to the standard model the Adventure version comes with a set of unique features that make it significantly tougher.

Among them you’ll find a new 24-litre fuel tank that extends your range with up to 75 miles. ABS is offered as standard equipment, as well as a reinforced rear subframe and a new bench seat. Among the comfort amenities you’ll find wider enduro-style footrests, a bigger windscreen and an adjustable, reinforced foot brake lever.

The options list includes traction control and Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA).

The motorcycle is powered by a water-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line, two-cylinder engine with four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts and dry sump lubrication.

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The BMW F800GT offers an interesting mix of power, comfort and sporty handling, being considered by many riders a fairly versatile motorcycle that can deal with anything you ask of it.

At the heart of this German machine sits a 798cc, water-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine with two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder and dry sump lubrication. The engine develops a maximum power of 90 hp at 8,000 rpm and 86 Nm of torque at 5,800 rpm. All this power is more than enough to propel the motorcycle to a maximum speed of over 125 mph.

To help you use the entire power generated by the engine, BMW equipped its F800GT with a longer rear-wheel swing arm and a tighter suspension that offer a great stability at high speeds.

As far as ergonomics are concerned the F 800 GT comes with a three way adjustable seat and a sporty handlebar combined with an easy to read instrument panel.

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BMW has revealed its new Concept Ninety – a unique concept born from BMW’s collaboration with the Californian custom builder Roland Sands.

The new BMW Concept Ninety was created to celebrate 90 years since BMW started to build motorcycles and 40 years since the original R90S was created.

The new model combines the old school design of the R90S with modern technologies offering an interesting merge between past and present.

As far as style is concerned, the BMW Concept Ninety features a pared back style combined with a classic fairing borrowed from the old 1973 R90S. The Concept Ninenty’s fuel tank is pretty similar with the one form its ancestor while the seat and fenders have also some similarities with the ones form the old model.

However, underneath this old school skin you’ll find a lot of modern technologies such as LED lights and a strong air-cooled flat-twin boxer engine that puts out 110 hp.

For the moment the motorcycle was presented only in concept form and BMW didn’t say anything about the possibility to launch it into production.

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The 2012 model Husqvarna TE250 is fitted with a single cylinder, twin cam, 4 valve titanium engine. The engine weighs only 22 kg which makes it the lightest unit in its class. Among the most important features offered by the engine we note the Mikuni fuel injection that feeds the cylinder head through a 42 mm throttle body, double mapping and the electric starting backed up by the classic kickstarter.

The 2012 model comes with a completely redesigned exhaust system, which further improves the engine’s performance.

Power is sent to the rear wheel through a 6 speed gearbox which is paired with a hydraulically controlled clutch.

The 2013 Husqvarna TE250 rides on 48 mm forks and a new rear Kayaba monoshock which is externally adjustable for low/high speeds in compression and rebound. The setting of the fork has been completely redesigned to match the new shock, with new springs and internal settings.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Husqvarna TE250.


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