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Image gallery: Updated BMW R 1200 GS at EICMA 2016

10 Nov 2016 / 0

At the ongoing 2016 EICMA, BMW has showcased their updated R 1200 GS range of adventure motorcycles. In addition to the styling changes, the 2017 R 1200 GS also gets a Euro-IV compliant motor. BMW has also laden more electronics to make it more functional than the previous iterations. The R 1200 GS is now offered in two versions – Exclusive and Rallye. Both the machines use a 1,170cc motor that churn out 125PS of power at 7,750rpm and generates 125Nm of torque at 6,500rpm.  We believe that updated R 1200 GS will be launched by the end of next year and compete with the Triumph Explorer and the Suzuki V-Strom 1000. Read all the details on the 2017 BMW R 1200 GS here

 

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The updated R 1200 GS will be launched in India by the end of next year

 

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The 2017 R 1200 GS Exclusive targets more road-biased riders. It comes in a special iced chocolate metallic paint job with R1200GS decals layered on the side panels

 

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BMW has also updated the electronics with the new Riding Modes Pro function that now offers dynamic, dynamic pro, enduro and enduro pro riding modes

 

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Contrasting to the paint job is the matte grey finished frame combined with black paint on the motor and golden brake calipers.

 

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Unlike the Exclusive which gets alloys, this one gets cross-spoke rims which boasts of a stronger off-road capability.

 

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The Rallye comes equipped with a radiator and frame guard and wide enduro style footrests.

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The 2017 R 1200 GS Exclusive targets more road-biased riders.

 

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The new R 1200 GS also comes equipped with the brand’s new electronic suspension with self-leveling function that automatically adjusts spring preload settings.

 

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The 1,170cc motor powering both the R 1200 GS Exclusive and Rallye models makes 125PS of power at 7,750rpm and generates 125Nm of torque at 6,500rpm

 

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The suspension set-up in the BMW R 1200 GS Rallye gets stiffer springs, larger spring struts as well as an additional suspension travel over the Exclusive model

 

For more stories on EICMA 2016, click here.



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