Mini, a subsidiary of the brand BMW, introduced the concepts of couples elektroskuterov, which shown at the Paris motor show. The exhibition on all sides to consider the machines, but for now let’s concentrate on the most interesting details.Why BMW decided to announce scooters under the brand Mini? If you think a little, everything falls into place – like transport is popular mainly among young people, which is easier to perceive “frivolous” and an active way, which provides the production Mini, than the solidity of the Bavarian “liners”. A buyer coming into showrooms Mini, seeking a means of transportation around the city. A small, stylish, interesting – then he might be interested and modern elektroskuterom, even if before this option was not considered.
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Team BMW Motorrad Italia STK had a very successful 2010 season competing for the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup. Team rider, Ayrton Badovini, claimed the title after just seven races by winning all seven races. He went on to win nine out of 10 — only coming in second at the meaningless final race after being injured in a crash during warm up. Superstock is a support class to the World Superbike Championship (WSBK) with its rounds run at European WSBK rounds. With this success, BMW Motorrad Italia decided, with the support of BMW in Germany, to compete in the 2011 WSBK.