BMW at EICMA 2013

In just a few weeks time the annual EICMA trade show will take place in Milan, Italy. Two wheel manufacturers from around the world will gather to present their best and brightest. Last year saw Vespa debut the stunning 946 while BMW teased the "Boxer" production model, which we now know as the BMW R NineT from <a href="">its online world debut just this last week</a>. The BMW R NineT will be shown in the metal for the first time, but along with it two other pivotal BMW Motorrad machines will also make their debut.

Video: BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe

Debuting at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013 was the latest BMW collaboration with an Italian design house; the Gran Lusso Coupe by Pininfarina. As Fabio Filippini, Head of Design at Pininfarina and BMW Design bosses Adrain Van Hooydonk and Karib Habib worked together on this project one thing was certain: it was to remain true to what makes a BMW a BMW in terms of design language.

BMW: The Official Car of MotoGP

For the 15th year running, BMW will be providing official safety vehicle support again this season for MotoGP. For those unfamiliar to the series, MotoGP is to motorcycle racing what F1 is for cars. It\'s some of the most consistently thrilling road racing you can watch anywhere, and just like F1, most of the time it\'s a challenge to find decent television coverage. With the 2013 season about to kick off in Qatar, BMW will once again be reprising its role as the \"Official Car of MotoGP\".

The 2012 LA Auto Show Gallery

The LA autos how held a couple of surprises for the industry and one for BMW. While i3 Coupe debut has been covered here already, we thought a quick look at the show as a whole (not necessarily focusing on BMW) was worthwhile. So click through and enjoy.