BMW R Series motorcycle Price List in the Philippines July 2018
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This is a review after a year from purchase. <design> I got it falling in love with this. I still am not tired of it. <engine performance> I sometimes feel it is not torqueful enough with low rpm, ...Read more
- Rating : 4.6
- Review by Japanese user
- Date : Feb 15, 2017
About BMW Motorcycle
BMW Motorcycles are a luxury rider's absolute favorite
BMW is a German motorcycle and automobile company currently headquartered in Munich, Germany. Known to be a luxury brand among the masses, this company has a splendid assortment of vehicles that went on to become best-selling luxury automobiles in the world. BMW Motorcycles had its beginning in 1921 when the company first took the initiative to manufacture engines for other companies. Two years, later BMW released its first motorcycle named the R32. In the Philippines, this brand is only popular among the elite class of society primarily because of luxury features that come at a price.
Features of BMW Motorcycles
Among the models released in the Philippines, the ones that have gained popularity are sensational looking motorcycles that offer a superb sense of styling and performance.
This model is an inline-4 cylinder version that belongs to sport/racing segment and offers specifications such as Water-cooled 4 stroke engine, 1293 cc, 140 NM of Torque, 64 mm Stroke, 6 manual gear shifts, floating and Twin disc brakes, etc. This bike goes averages around 20 km/l and sprints from 0-60 km/hr, reaching a top speed of 201 km/hr.
This model has air or liquid-cooled flat twin engine with four strokes, 1170 cc engine displacement, 125 NM of torque and Twin Spark ignition. Number of gears are 6, has Dual floating front brakes, single disc rear brakes, and can go for 23.25 km/l - reaching a top speed of 200 Km/hr.
Reasons for Popularity in the Philippines
Popularity, if made on the basis of sales figures, will not hold ground; but if made in terms of happiness quotient of BMW users, will make sense. Known to be a racer's favorite and the apple of the eye of many film stars and big personalities, BMW Motorcycles have found a home among people who live life fast and in a stylish fashion. Philippines is one of the major countries where BMW makes a significant portion of its total revenue, and rightly so planning to invest to expand their operations further to reach out to more number of people.
The Philippines recently got its first motorcycle team, which is led by professional rider Marvin Mangulabnan. This move came from the German company with the intention of building up enthusiasm for motor sports and create awareness about safety requirements among the local motoring groups. This introduced by Asian Carmakers Corporation (ACC) that happens to be the official distributor and importer of BMW's motorcycle (Motorrad) division.