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BMW at Auto Shanghai 2019

TrackRecon MS Group | Media - BMW at Auto Shanghai 2019 - BMW takes to the stage at Auto Shanghai 2019 with the spotlight on two model premieres in particular. The new BMW 3 Series Sedan is making its Chinese debut at the international motor show, and the latest generation of the globally popular sports sedan will be built for the Chinese market by BMW Brilliance Automotive in Shenyang.

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BMW Motorrad Enduro Park Hechlingen celebrates its 25th anniversary
BMW Motorrad Enduro Park Hechlingen

BMW Motorrad Enduro Park Hechlingen celebrates its 25th anniversary

On Saturday 21 July 1993, the first off-road enthusiasts turned up with their BMW motorcycles at an abandoned quarry near Hechlingen am See in Middle Franconia for a enduro training course. It was the start of a great success story. Since 25 years, off-road motorcyclists from all over the world have been learning from experienced instructors how to ride safely and enjoyably away from asphalted roads.

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The new BMW G 310 GS Gallery
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The new BMW G 310 GS Gallery

The new BMW G 310 GS – ready for everyday adventures. As far as BMW Motorrad is concerned, GS is a promise – a promise of perfect functioning, reliability and robustness. The G 310 GS transfers these qualities to the below 500cc capacity segment, embracing them in its own distinctive, mature interpretation.

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Female Teams selected for BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2018
BMW Motorrad GS Trophy International Ladies 2018 Qualifier Event. Image by BMW Motorrad/Greg Beadle

Female Teams selected for BMW Motorrad GS Trophy 2018

The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Female  Team  Qualifying 2017 has concluded with something of a surprise outcome. After four days of competition at the Country Trax Off Road Riding Academy near Amersfoort  in South  Africa not one but two teams have qualified for the sixth BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy that will be held in Mongolia in June 2018.  Such  has been the high standard of riding at this event, the BMW Motorrad team  decided, in a spontaneous act, to ‘double up’ and take six women  GS riders to Mongolia. The path to qualification hasn’t been easy. After their national qualifiers 23  women from 13  countries (South Africa, Australia, France, USA, Germany, UK, Malaysia, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, China, Thailand) won their way through to the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Female Team Qualifying in South  Africa, no doubt expecting a tough competition, conducted in the toughest conditions, all under a hot African sun. They certainly found tough conditions, but not the expected as huge thunderstorms rolled across the veldt on all four days (and nights). The sun made only fleeting visits when the clouds reluctantly allowed.

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BMW K 1600 B – Available in South Africa
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BMW K 1600 B – Available in South Africa

A new chapter for BMW Motorrad The presentation of the “Concept 101” concept study as part of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in spring 2015 was an impressive new chapter for BMW Motorrad in the history of BMW Motorrad Concept Bikes. This BMW Motorrad interpretation of motorcycling on endless highways, the dream of freedom and independence and the embodiment of “Grand American Touring” now becomes reality in form of a series version of the new K 1600 B bagger.

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BMW Motorrad Presents the R 1200 RS ConnectedRide
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BMW Motorrad Presents the R 1200 RS ConnectedRide

BMW R 1200 RS ConnectedRide Prototype With the R 1200 RS ConnectedRide prototype, BMW Motorrad presented a motorcycle, giving visitors of the CMC Conference 2017 on 12 October at BMW Welt in Munich, a look into the future of motorcycle safety systems. In addition to a crossing and left-turn assistant it features a large number of further systems designed to prevent accidents between motorcycles and passenger cars. Other traffic users who are about to disregard the right of way are warned as well as the motorcycle rider himself.  This dangerous situation is detected and warning measures are initiated thanks to Vehicle to Vehicle Communication (V2V), based on a cross-manufacturer communication standard and extremely high-precision localisation via D-GNSS (Differential-Global Navigation Satellite System).

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