BMW's wild vision for the future includes cars with flat-screen TVs and electric motorcycles — here's a closer look
by: Danielle Muoio
BMW made a line of stunning concept vehicles to celebrate its 100th anniversary, and they are getting us excited about the future of driving.
BMW R nineT Urban G/S first ride | MCN
With the current trend for retro off-road models, it was only going to be a matter of time until BMW revived the iconic G/S name. But does the new 2017 BMW R nineT Urban G/S do the iconic 1980s R80 G/S model justice? If you want a spirited air-cooled retro that looks fantastic, sounds even better and handles like a modern motorcycle, you can’t go too far wrong with the new Urban G/S. It may be heavily based around the R nineT Scrambler, but the Urban does have a few significant differences. Aside from the visual ones such as the new high mudguard, retro paint scheme and red seat, the Urban gets a single exhaust silencer where the Scrambler has a twin stacked system. TOP STORIES TT 2017: Hutchinson leads the way as practice begins JvB moto's righteous R NineT TT: Honda confirm electronics switch MCN Fleet: A simple (and cheap) gearbox fix for the 2002 Fireblade First ride incoming: BMW R nineT Urban G/S Looking suspiciously similar to the one on the R nineT...
Husqvarna unveil fuel-injected two-stroke range | MCN
Husqvarna have unveiled their 2018 Enduro range of motorcycles, and like KTM, they’ve introduced a pair of all-new fuel-injected two-strokes with the TE250i and T300i. The bikes are both completely new for this year and like the KTM machines, give the world of two-stroke machinery a new lease of life, allowing the technology to live on through ever tightening emissions regulations. TOP STORIES TT 2017: Hutchinson leads the way as practice begins JvB moto's righteous R NineT TT: Honda confirm electronics switch MCN Fleet: A simple (and cheap) gearbox fix for the 2002 Fireblade First ride incoming: BMW R nineT Urban G/S The bikes feature a pair of injectors at the transfer ports that Husqvarna say “delivers the perfect amount of fuel into the engine at all times, across all conditions.” The fuel injection system also reduces the fuel consumption in the two-stroke machinery and provides a much more efficient combustion process. With fuel injection also...