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  • BMW: Feb. Motorcycles Sales Up 22.5%

    BMW: Feb. Motorcycles Sales Up 22.5%

    2011 Motorcycle Sales

    In January, BMW reported a 23.6 percent growth in year-on-year motorcycle sales, a very respectable number in a challenging economy.

    And this growing trend continues, as the German motorcycle manufacturer reported a 22.5-percent increase in year-on-year sales for the month of February.


  • BMW Motorcycles: Jan. Sales Spike 23.6%

    BMW Motorcycles: Jan. Sales Spike 23.6%

    2011 Motorcycle Sales

    In 2010, BMW had a successful year of worldwide motorcycle sales, with a growth of 12.3 percent in an extremely challenging market.

    This ascending trend continued for the first month of 2011, as BMW Motorrad had an increase in year-on-year sales of 23.6 percent in January.


  • 1969 Honda CB750 Four | History

    1969 Honda CB750 Four | History

    Honda 750 Four

    One of the most significant machines in recent motorcycling history, the CB750 Four featured a 4-cylinder engine reminiscent of the Honda RC racers. The 750 Four had a terrific exhaust note resonating from four exhausts and, in a first for a production motorcycle, a top speed of over 200 km/h (~125mph).


  • 2010 Aprilia Mana GT 850 | Motorcycle Preview

    2010 Aprilia Mana GT 850 | Motorcycle Preview

    Innovative Transmission

    The half-fairing makes the GT version even more unique and lets you get the very best out of the V2 850-engine performance with Sportgear transmission. A two-cylinder engine that with its 76 HP and exceptionally flat torque curve gives excellent performance already at low revs, in acceleration, pick-up and at speed, and is the perfect match for the touring soul of the Mana 850 GT and the motorcyclist’s need for responsiveness.



  • 2007 Moto Guzzi Norge 1200 | Motorcycle Preview

    2007 Moto Guzzi Norge 1200 | Motorcycle Preview

    Gran Turismo for the 21st Century. 

    Moto Guzzi is once more taking the plunge into the fully faired sport touring market with the new Norge 1200. Powered by Guzzi’s traditional transversely mounted air-cooled, two-valve, pushrod motor, the 1133cc Norge is a grand touring bike, with the expected accoutrements—a 6-speed transmission with shaft drive, 6-gallon fuel tank, electronically adjustable windshield, ABS and dual saddlebags.


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