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BMW Motorrad Concept R18 wraps a big modern engine in spare historic design

Third concept with 1.8-liter boxer twin presages a line of production motorcycles

Third concept with 1.8-liter boxer twin presages a line of production motorcycles.

BMW makes a self-riding motorcycle. We ask, ‘Why?’

BMW Motorrad has a few good reasons, surprisingly

BMW Motorrad has a few good reasons, surprisingly.

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BMW Motorrad introduces updated motorcycles, new M Performance parts

Company is entering the World Superbike Championship

The company is entering the World Superbike Championship.

Watch the bizarre sight of BMW Motorrad's self-riding motorcycle

The bike can start, turn and come to a stop without assistance

The bike can start, turn and come to a stop without assistance.

Here are this year's top 5 automaker April Fools’ jokes

Some of them are more believable than others

April 1 is the wonderful day when PR departments really push themselves to top the zany jokes they came up with the previous year. And it's not just fast-food chains competing with each other, or breweries announcing they have released stuff like a fermented herring flavored beer: carmakers' media teams rarely miss out on the opportunity to play a little joke on their audience. Here are a few of our favorites from this year.

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Zero-emissions BMW Bike Concept | Autoblog Minute

BMW introduced its Motorrad Concept Link. The zero-emissions bike looks to the future of two wheel urban travel. It's electric and connected and features unique styling.

BMW shows Motorrad Concept Link zero-emissions bike

It's clean, compact, and connected.

The motorcycle - it's probably more accurate to call it a scooter - is designed to get you around the urban core.

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BMW's insane HP4 Race bike has World Cup powerplant and carbon-fiber frame

At 377 lbs, the bike is a serious lightweight.

The racing engine revs to 14,500 rpm.

BMW built a full-size flying motorcycle that's based on a Lego kit

The kit in turn was originally a BMW R 1200 GS.

Every Lego fan has wanted a full-sized version of a kit at some time or another.

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This Lego BMW R60/2 motorcycle model is fantastic

An airhead for Lego-heads.

Our latest installment of "vote for this project" is this Lego Ideas BMW motorcycle, which nails the quirky little details that make us twitch with excitement.

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BMW reveals R NineT Scrambler at EICMA [w/video]

BMW Motorrad took the occasion of the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan this week to present the new R NineT Scrambler to join the existing Roadster and open up a new world of customizing possibilities.

BMW wheels out single-cylinder G 310 R motorcycle

BMW Motorrad has introduced a new compact sport bike, made in India and powered by a 313-cc single-cylinder engine.

BMW Motorrad showcases Konzept eRR electric sport bike

BMW Motorrad and the Technical University of Munich teamed up to transform an S 1000 RR super bike into the eRR electric motorcycle concept.

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BMW Motorad reveals Concept Stunt G 310 in Brazil

BMW Motorad rolls out the Concept Stunt G 310 motorcycle in Brazil, with input from stunt rider extraordinaire Chris Pfeiffer and built specifically for trick riding.

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BMW heads for the waves with Path 22 concept bike

BMW Motorrad showcases how its R NineT cafe racer can be converted into a scrambler with the Concept Path 22, presented at one of Europe's premier surfing spots.

BMW and Roland Sands show off Concept 101 custom bagger

BMW has showcased this custom Concept 101 "bagger" bike at Villa d'Este this year, created in collaboration between BMW Designworks, BMW Motorrad, and Roland Sands.

BMW recalling 40k+ motorcycles to replace rear wheel flange

BMW and NHTSA are recalling over 43,000 motorcycles over an issue with the rear wheel mounting flange that could crack if the bolts are overtightened. To fix the problem, they're replacing the aluminum flange with a steel one.

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2014 BMW R NineT

Germany Goes Cafe Cool, Finally Embraces Customization

BMW is taking a page from the Harley-Davidson playbook with its groundbreaking R NineT. A retro cafe racer with an urban hooligan twist, the bike is fully customizable from fork to exhaust. Of course, any motorcycle can be customized, but the fact that BMW has built its newest bike to encourage modification using parts that can be swapped with simple tools is a radical move for a motorcycle maker best known for its plug-and-play touring bikes.

BMW Concept Roadster has two fewer wheels than we were expecting

The annual Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este on the shores of Lake Como is an opportunity for some of the most beautiful vehicles in the world to descend on one of the poshest places on earth each year. Unsurprisingly, the event is also increasingly the chance for automakers to debut exclusive concepts to some of the wealthiest auto enthusiasts in the world. In the last few years, BMW has become the masters of this annual unveiling with automotive concepts like the Gran Lusso Coupé, BMW Za

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