BMW is expected to reveal a range of 300cc single-cylinder four-stroke motorcycle in a matter of weeks and these machines will be a key part of BMW's strategy as they have the potential to expand sales massively.
BMW has recently broken the record for production by building 112,000 motorcycles over a 12-month period. With the 300cc motorcycles on the way this has the potential to be increased by up to three times. The motorcycles have been designed and engineered by BMW Germany but are being built in India by BMW's partner company TVS. R&D chief Karl Viktor Schaller told reporters: 'There is a long-term future for small-capacity motorcycles. These are authentic BMWs. It may have less horsepower but it has the same engine behavior and it will be a very nice motorcycles.