With victories in a categories “Sports Bikes”, “Touring/Sport
Touring Bikes”, “Enduros/Supermotos”, “Crossovers” and “Modern
Classics” as good as dual second and 3 third places, BMW Motorrad
achieved a best outcome so distant in a MOTORRAD magazine’s 18th
“Motorcycle of a Year 2016” readers’ opinion in that 208 motorcycle
models lined adult for selection.
“All of us during BMW Motorrad are anxious by this result. Once
again we would like to appreciate a MOTORRAD readers tenderly for their
opinion and a trust they have placed in us. Once some-more this amazing
response shows that we yield best products for a business in
scarcely all a categories we are represented in. This outcome is a
clever validation of a growth work adult to now – that we will
continue with integrity to be means to offer a motorcycle fans
a best BMW motorcycle in any marketplace segment”, says Stephan
Schaller, Director BMW Motorrad in his response to a readers’ vote.
The BMW S 1000 RR took initial place for a second time in a row
with palliate in a “Sports Bikes” category. With 23.4 per cent of the
readers’ opinion it achieved roughly a matching outcome to final year.
The participating MOTORRAD readers once some-more celebrated the
superb multiple of high performance, high active riding
reserve interjection to Race ABS and Dynamic Traction Control DTC as well
as a discretionary electronically tranquil cessation Dynamic Damping
In a “Crossover” difficulty a BMW S 1000 XR took initial place
with an superb 26.7 per cent of a votes. MOTORRAD readers
were won over by a fascinating brew of energetic sports-oriented
roving characteristics, glorious sports furloughed qualities and
When it came to opinion on a best “Touring/Sports Touring Bike”,
BMW Motorrad scored a double success. As in a prior year, a R
1200 RS came initial interjection to a glorious allround qualities with
courtesy to energetic riding, sportiness and furloughed suitability. It
perceived 24 per cent of a votes and once some-more significantly
surpassed final year’s result. In third place in this difficulty as in
2015: a R 1200 RT, a determined transport tourer of a BMW
Motorrad operation for a final 30 years.
The “subscription” winner, as it were, in the
“Enduros/Supermotos” difficulty is a R 1200 GS / Adventure with 23.4
per cent of a votes. Since 2009 it has won this difficulty for the
eighth time in period and finds a readers’ good approval
interjection to a singular long-haul journey transport impression and the
fun it provides roving on nation roads and off a beaten track.
BMW Motorrad achieved feat series 5 with a R nineT and
a R nineT Scrambler in a “Modern Classics” category. 30.1 per
cent of readers voted in foster of a a peerless brew of classic
design, lifestyle, state-of-the-art record and sporty dynamic
roving from a new universe of BMW Motorrad “Heritage”.
As in a prior year, BMW Motorrad took places dual and three
in a “Naked Bikes” difficulty with a no-fairing BMW R 1200 R flat
twin and a sports-oriented 4-cylinder S 1000 R. In a “Scooter”
difficulty another second place was achieved by a C 650 Sport/C 650 GT.
The endowment rite was hold on 14 Mar 2016 in Stuttgart. In
a 18th readers’ opinion on a “Motorcycle of a Year”, that is
deliberate to be a many critical motorcycle and scooter readers’
choice in Europe, 52,178 readers took part. Since 1999 good above
3 buliding of a million readers took partial in a vote.
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