BMW produces two-millionth bike

BMW's motorcycle brand has unveiled its two millionth model to be manufactured in the Berlin Spandau plant, during a ceremony to celebrate the milestone.

The achievement by BMW Motorrad came on May 6 this year, and was celebrated with a special event attended by Klaus Wowereit the Governing Mayor of Berlin.

Motorcycles have been produced in the Berlin Spandau plant since 1969 and were exported to 130 nations all over the world.

The two millionth milestone was marked by a BMW special-edition R 1200 GS and was unveiled to VIPs and journalists by streetbike freestyle legend Chris Pfeiffer.

The bike was later handed over to be raffled off as part of the 'be Berlin' campaign to promote the city.

Christian Pfeiffer said: "I'm really proud to present the two millionth BMW motorcycle here today. I have a really busy schedule but this kind of thing doesn't happen every day so I really wanted to be here."

Pfeiffer entertained guests and members of the Berlin plant workforce with a stunt performance on his F 800 R stunt bike.

He finished his display with a burnout with his rear tyre rubber spelling out two million in figures on the tarmac.

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