I haven’t talked about the new BMW scooters much here, mainly because I’ve always felt once you hit 350cc or so, there’s not much difference between a scooter and a motorcycle, aside from an automatic transmission.
Hell for Leather reports they were told firsthand that the widely-hyped BMW Concept C scooter will enter production with a planned 2012 U.S. market debut. (2SB suspected this might be the case when we, apropos of nothing, started getting BMW PR emails last week.) Guido Ebert followed up on Facebook: …some media outlets have been […]
I’d been poking around trying to write a decent story about Hammerhead’s La Vita scooter, but Orin beat me to it. He’s certainly right that the bike sparks some conflicting emotions, but he does a nice job of objectively looking at what it is (and isn’t). So I’ll spare you the 1000-word rant I’ve been […]
Since the BMW 800 story got more attention than anything I’ve posted lately, and provoked some controversy in several ways, I thought it’d be smart to follow up. First, I apologize for my confusion regarding the drawing on Scooter-station and about the true status of the project. I blame Google language tools and myself for […]
Following reports in April last year, BMW has unveiled their SCT 800 “Superscooter.” The bike apparently features the 800cc Rotax/Bombardier-designed twin CVT engine that was publicized last August, and will cost more than you make in a year. Meanwhile, there’s no news on the rumored BMW 3-wheeler or the electric “New Isetta.”
Scooter-Station reports BMW has a scooter in the works for 2009. (Alas, it’s not an updated C1.)