Roctane:  The Brand Name Trademarked by BMW in Germany

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BMW has filed for Trademark application In Germany for the name Roctane.

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The name Roctane is probably registered for BMW's upcmoing motorcycle with boxer twin engine.  The reasons of this prediction are...

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Names of BMW's Motorcycles with boxer twin engine have "R" as their Initials.

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R is followed by numbers in other motorcycles of  BMW .

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However, old BMW bikes like Roadster, RnineT had words the letter R.

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The Roctane could possibly R-Octane implying the motorcycle's speed or performance.

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Also, there is a probability that the name can be used for an R-12 variant having a 1.200cc boxer twin engine.

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BMW also filed a new trademark for R-12 model in Europe.  

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It might be provided with a 1200cc boxer twin engine.

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There is also a chance that it might borrow some design hints from the present R 18 model.

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R is the indication of boxer twin engine of the new model while 12 points out that the model will be a cruiser like R 18.

It's still under the wraps whether the name Roctane is for a 1200cc or 1800cc motorcycle. But it is expected to be disclosed in the future. 

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