With victories in a categories “Sports Bikes”, “Touring/Sport
Touring Bikes”, “Crossovers” and “Modern Classics” as good as three
second and dual third places, BMW Motorrad achieved another
considerable outcome in a MOTORRAD magazine’s 19th “Motorcycle of the
Year” readers’ opinion in that 208 motorcycle models lined adult for selection.
“Once again we am really gratified with a superb outcome our
motorcycles achieved and would like to appreciate a MOTORRAD readers
tenderly for their vote. Nine lectern places are a clever validation
for a breadth of a BMW Motorrad range”, says Stephan Schaler,
Director BMW Motorrad in his response to this year’s readers’ vote.
The BMW S 1000 RR took initial place for a third time in a row
with palliate in a “Sports Bikes” category. With 17.8 percent of the
readers’ opinion it prevailed over a ever stronger foe from
Italy and a Far East. The participating MOTORRAD readers once more
celebrated a superb multiple of high performance, high
active roving reserve interjection to Race ABS and Dynamic Traction Control
DTC as good as a discretionary electronically tranquil suspension
Dynamic Damping Control DDC.
In a “Crossover” difficulty a BMW S 1000 XR took initial place
with an superb 19.7 per cent of a votes to urge a 2016
victory. MOTORRAD readers were won over by a fascinating brew of
energetic sports-oriented roving characteristics, glorious sports
furloughed qualities and particular design.
When it came to opinion on a best “Touring/Sports Touring Bike”,
BMW Motorrad scored another victory. 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 22.5 per cent of a votes during a likewise high turn as
BMW Motorrad achieved feat series 4 with a R nineT in
a “Modern Classics” category. 25.0 per cent of readers voted in
foster of a a peerless brew of classical design, lifestyle,
state-of-the-art record and sporty energetic roving from a new
universe of BMW Motorrad “Heritage”.
The BMW Motorrad tip seller, a R 1200 GS/Rallye and R 1200 GS
Adventure, missed difficulty feat narrowly. Due to their
sequence as eccentric models, a R 1200 GS/Rallye still
managed to take second greatfully simply followed by a R 1200
Adventure in third place. The new R nineT Urban GS also only missed
a podium. With this fourth place, BMW Motorrad has 3 bikes
among a initial 4 places in a hotly contested Enduro/Supermoto category.
In a “Naked Bike” category, a BMW R 1200 R prosaic twin was
means to pierce adult to an superb second place entrance from third
place final year. In a a “Scooter” category, BMW Motorrad
achieved another excellent second place with a zero-emission
C-Evolution. The third place for a C 650 Sport/C 650 GT rounds off
BMW Motorrad’s successful certain altogether opening in a civic segment.
The endowment rite was hold on 16 Mar 2017 in Stuttgart. In
a 19th readers’ opinion on a “Motorcycle of a Year 2017”, which
is deliberate to be a many critical motorcycle and scooter
readers’ choice in Europe, 49,641 readers took part. Since 1999 well
above half a million readers took partial in a vote.
You will find press element on BMW motorcycles and BMW Motorrad
supplement apparatus in a BMW Group PressClub during www.press.bmwgroup.com.
In box of queries greatfully contact:
Gerhard Lindner, BMW Motorrad Communication
Markus Sagemann, Head of Product and Lifestyle Communication
MINI, BMW Motorrad
E-mail: [email protected]
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