The BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 concept motorcycle is designed to show us what a 2116 model year motorcycle could look like. It’s a dream. It’s pretend. That’s why it does not have to conform to strict rules about “viability” or “safety” or “roadworthiness.” But let’s walk through its fantastical features and evaluate what might actually work, and what this bike says about the future of riding.
BMW unveiled the concept motorcycle at a special event in California today, part of a series of events that imagine vehicles a century from now as the German automaker celebrates 100 years in business. It may be the best of these concepts yet.