BMW Motorcycles 2017: More retro boxers

BMW Motorcycles 2017
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2 013 BMW had the retro boxer wave with the R nineT pushed, in 2015 the R nineT Scrambler was pushed in. How hot the topic is for 2017 will be demonstrated by the Bavarians at Intermot with the new R nineT Racer and R nineT Pure. The R nineT Racer is the sporty roadster in the style of the legendary R 90 S and is based heavily on the Concept Ninety study. The Pure reduces the R nineT concept to the essentials - and of course also lowers the price inhibitions among customers.

Classic athlete and new basic classic

As a member of the R nineT family both carry the air /oil-cooled boxer with 1.2 liter displacement and 110 hp /116 Nm in combination with a six-speed gearbox. The tubular steel lattice frame with screwed-on rear was also adopted. At the front, the retro boxers rely on a conventional 43 mm telescopic fork. A single-sided swing arm with a central spring strut works at the rear. The 17-inch cast wheels have 120/70 tires at the front and 180/55 rollers at the rear. Wire-spoke wheels are also available as an option.

The appearance of the R nineT Racer is characterized by the small half-shell cladding with classic round headlights, stubs mounted under the fork bridge, an elongated 17-liter sheet steel tank and the hump bench with removable rump and set back notches . There is also a paint job in the BMW Motorsport colors, which contrasts with the black engine-cardan combination and the polished stainless steel rear silencer. The 220 kg R nineT Racer will be available from March 2017 at prices from 13,300 euros.

The R nineT Pure differs from the Racer mainly in that it is omitted. The fairing, the aluminum hump and the multicolored design are missing. The cockpit has been reduced from two to one round instrument. The steering stubs were replaced by a tubular handlebar. The classically reduced appearance of the R nineT Pure lowers the entry price to 12,300 euros.

Of course, both classics can also be further upgraded. BMW has a wide range of accessories available here, ranging from other rear frames to new tanks and numerous covers.

The six-cylinder now also drives backwards

Whoever thought that would be with the Supertourer K1600 GT the peak of possibilities has already been reached, but the Intermot will teach you better. BMW has stepped up on various points. The setting modes 'Road' and 'Dynamic' for the electronically controlled are newESA landing gear. It will also be easier to reverse in the future. The reversing aid uses the starter to reverse the 160 hp and 175 Nm six-cylinder.

The optional Pro shift assistant, which enables upshifting and downshifting without using the clutch, and the eCall emergency call assistant are also new permanently installed SIM card sets. But hand was also applied optically. The redesigned cladding is intended to further optimize wind and weather protection, and the instrument dials are also new. And the three color concepts for the 2017 model year are also new.

1000 four-cylinder only slightly adjusted

The four-cylinder of the S 1000 family have been sharpened. The super sporty RR now comes as standard as a single-seater with hump cover. If you want your mom to come with you, you need the free pillion package. The DTC traction control is now part of the standard equipment, while the ABS Pro is a new component of the Pro riding modes option. There is also the new color combination black /gray as well as red rim edge stickers for the color combination red /white.

The Roadster S 1000 R increases by 5 to 165 HP, loses 2 kg in weight and thus gains 2 kg payload - this is made possible by the now standard titanium rear silencer, a lightened rear frame and even less cladding. The handlebars have been decoupled from vibrations, the list of options has been expanded to include lightweight forged wheels and a shift assistant. There are also revised instruments and new color combinations.

The new BMW S 1000 XR is now 165 hp. Here, too, the handlebars have been decoupled from vibrations and the payload has been increased - by 10 kg. The color variant blue is new.


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