A 1934 BMW R7 won the best-in-class award for motorcycles at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The Concours is generally regarded as a classic-car event, but motorcycles have increasingly made an impression among collectors there.
This year the show included a special featured category of motorcycles from Germany and BMW entered the R7, which its BMW Group Classic unit had restored. The German company built the R7 during the art deco period, which influenced its design heavily. READ ON