Boxer

  • BMW’s R18 Big Boxer is HERE. YOU can order one NOW.

    BMW’s R18 Big Boxer is HERE. YOU can order one NOW.

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    We knew BMW’s R18 big boxer was coming, but we didn’t know it was going to look this good. BMW has been teasing us with concepts, custom house specials, and even the new engine itself, but the Bavarians have finally pulled the covers off the new R18 – the 1800cc big twin created to secure…

  • CUSTOM board tracker revealed with OFFICIAL NEW 1800cc BMW BOXER engine.

    CUSTOM board tracker revealed with OFFICIAL NEW 1800cc BMW BOXER engine.

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    BMW has collaborated with Custom Work Zon at the Hot Rod Custom Show 2018 in Yokohama, unveiling a prototype board tracker with an 1800cc boxer engine. BMW has form for showcasing its latest developments with the help of custom houses. Back in 2013, Roland Sands created the BMW Concept Ninety – before BMW went on…

  • VIDEO: 2019 BMW R1250GS REVEALED in early post of OFFICIAL footage. Shift cam BOXER engine. 136hp. 84cc BIGGER.

    VIDEO: 2019 BMW R1250GS REVEALED in early post of OFFICIAL footage. Shift cam BOXER engine. 136hp. 84cc BIGGER.

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    One of the official videos and several images of the 2019 BMW R1250GS have appeared in Italy. In the leaked footage the German marque’s newest version of the Bavarian’s new Boxer powerplant is unveiled. The big changes for 2019 are its 84cc greater displacement, and a new switch cam system on the intake. The video…

  • Lamborghini Design 90 prototype goes under the hammer

    Lamborghini Design 90 prototype goes under the hammer

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    One of six super-rare 1980s prototype Lamborghini motorcycles went under the hammer yesterday – but failed to reach its reserve. So if you’re into your Italian metal, there’s still a chance to get your hands on a unique piece of motorcycling history. Back in 1989, Lamborghini was toying with the idea of creating its own…

  • Amazing custom boxers from Japan

    Amazing custom boxers from Japan

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    Japanese custom shop Ritmo Sereno specialises in boxer engines, and has built an impressive portfolio of custom BMWs, Moto Guzzis and BSAs. There’s plenty more custom goodness on their website, but here are a couple of particularly nice examples of their work.  

  • German’s claim: BMW has new Sportboxer coming!

    German’s claim: BMW has new Sportboxer coming!

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    Now this is a new thing. According to our German press friends, BMW has an all-new Sportboxer on the way for its 2016 line-up. They reckon that the bike has 150bhp, is going to be powered by the firm’s 1200cc motor and will tip the scales at just 215kg. The bike is aimed at the…

  • BMW Boxer styled watch: Christmas gift idea for motorcycle riders

    BMW Boxer styled watch: Christmas gift idea for motorcycle riders

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    If you’re looking for inspiration for Christmas gift ideas for motorcycle riders, then here’s an idea for BMW fans – the limited edition Wunderlich Boxer Watch II celebrates the 16-year history of the latest Boxer twins. Designed to mimic the R series’ instruments, the watch features a double movement and off-set faces – one for hours/minutes…

  • Roof Desmo and Roof Boxer V8 Helmet review

    Roof Desmo and Roof Boxer V8 Helmet review

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      Yes, they have a high-tech, fighter pilot look, but can they take a flogging year round? Tested by Gary Ilminen, Motor Cycle Monthly’s US contributor Roof Helmets offer a pair of modular helmets that bring high-tech versatility to fit a variety of riding needs. A feature common to the two models is the way…

  • BMW celebrates building 500,000th Boxer-powered GS motorcycle

    BMW celebrates building 500,000th Boxer-powered GS motorcycle

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      The 500,000th Boxer-powered GS model – a new R 1200 GS – has rolled off the production line at the BMW Motorrad factory. Construction of BMW motorcycles commenced at the Berlin-Spandau plant in 1969 and the first ever GS entered production in the autumn of 1980. Since then, over three decades of GS motorcycles…

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