The qualifying stage of the competition has ended, during which the best German boxer will be selected at the end of September. The two Italians are aiming to get through the preliminary stages to reach the final in Berlin, where they will find the best projects from all over the world.
BMW Motorrad Tuning Championship this is just one of the initiatives developed by BMW to celebrate its first century of activity. A customization contest designed for German company dealers and top international customizers to let their imagination run wild to breathe life into one-of-a-kind designs made on p 18, the largest-displacement boxer that lends itself more to reinvention, emphasizing different souls. The competition has startedApril 11, 2023which will end on September 29 with the selection of the most successful customizer.
four bases for all
They joined the initiative 150 dealers of the 18 countries that challenged each other, starting with four two-cylinder versions: p 18, R18 Classic, R 18 B AND R18 Transcontinental. Naturally, among the participants there was no shortage of Italian specialists who passed the national selection. R 18 Your choice 100 years. A stage attended by thirty dealers with the same number of projects, born from the implementation of unique ideas, individual forging of various parts and drawings from a wide range of parts and accessories in the official catalog. BMW Motorrad.
semi-finals in August
The selection phase has just ended and the two bikes with the most votes from the public have been selected on a special portal to take part in the international semi-final and vote for the best bikes scheduled for 25 AND August 26, 2023from which the candidates for the final in Berlin, on the occasion of the inauguration BMW Motorrad World. And they will have to contend with settings from Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, UK and US.
these are the best
Finalists who were baptized Irene AND R 18 Sturm und Drangwere made accordingly BMW Motorrad Rome AND Top Motors. The first was born from the collaboration of three artists with different backgrounds: Ernesto D’Argenioactor and creative director of the group, who will tell the story of Irene through a movie, Morris Baranestanner and Pierfrancesco Marchio from Garage 221. The result is a live-in R 18 to celebrate 100 years of history. Instead, the second follows in a completely different vein, Storm Drang perfectly captures the essence of rebellious energy with its characteristic façade and clear, bold lines.
also three special prizes
In addition to the two finalists, the Italian branch has decided to award three special prizes to projects that cannot go unnoticed. There R18S Daytona From Motorrad Valleys was awarded Best Creative Idea, Nivola Style’s R 18 Queen Bastard for Best Technical Execution, and Bmw Motorrad’s Best Centennial Celebration has officially been Gino Auto’s R 32 MY 2023, which today reimagines the first 1923 motorcycle.
six international juries
The competition will be judged by an expert jury composed of renowned instructors from the motorcycle community such as Thor Drakemotorcycle manufacturer and entrepreneur, Michael Lighterphotographer and Roland Sands, biker and designer. Other members of the international jury J. ShiaCalifornia Motorcycle Designer, Joseph Ronsenauthor of the Italian automotive and motorcycle culture magazine Lowride, e. Yuichi Yoshizawaco-founder of Custom Works Zone.
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