Bikes 

2018 BMW K1600B

BMW has officially entered the bagger market with its new K1600B, introduced at a press launch between the high mountains of Western North Carolina and the low hills of Upstate South Carolina in mid August. BMW said the K1600B has a “classic imposing bagger design,” and “an elongated streamlined cruiser profile.” BMW also added that it prefers the B to be considered on its own merits as a new model, rather than as a reworked K1600GT/GTL. But for those of us in attendance, that requires communicating a significant amount of information…

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Bikes 

BMW Unveils R nineT Scrambler at EICMA

BMW Motorrad officially unveiled its latest R nineT at EICMA, the BMW R nineT Scrambler. And while the new model slots in nicely to the expanding scrambler segment, BMW is quick to point out in its press release announcing the motorcycle that this new scrambler has its roots in the company’s post-war history. BMW calls out the 1951 R68 with raised exhaust as a particular forebear of the R nineT Scrambler, a bike that was presented at the International Bicycle and Motorcycle Fair in Frankfurt as an example similar to…

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BMW will offer 12 full-electric cars to catch up with Tesla

MUNICH — BMW Group will offer 25 electrified vehicles, including 12 EVs, by 2025 as it prepares to unveil a new four-door zero-emissions model at the Frankfurt auto show, the automaker said in a statement. “By 2025, we will offer 25 electrified vehicles – 12 will be fully-electric,” CEO Harald Krueger told journalists at an event in Munich, adding that electric cars will have a range of up to 700 km (435 miles). The Frankfurt show, which starts next week, will be used to unveil a new four-door electric car positioned…

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