New BMW 2015 Model Range…They’re Coming01.01.2015
BMW R 1200 R
The new R 1200 R is a powerful all-rounder that combines comfort, athletic flair and design in an entirely unique way. Compact, tight, muscular – the bike’s new design sets it clearly apart from its predecessor.The upside down telescopic fork based on the pattern of the S 1000 RR not only gives this powerhouse a striking appearance but also ensures stability and precise handling. With the sharply drawn lines along the fuel tank and the seamless transition across the seat to the rear, this roadster has a look that perfectly matches the way it rides.
Riding dynamics coupled with touring capability for an impressive motorcycling experience.Ground-breaking, sporty design and individual style variants underscore the wide-ranging potential of the R 1200 R in a new way.Optimum ergonomics and seat versions for widely differing sets of requirements from sporty to touring.Compact arrangement of power unit, frame and suspension and body panels to form a single, powerful entity.Innovative equipment complement a wide range of options for maximum individualisation capability: Preparation for GPS-device with multi-controller, Shift Assistant Pro, Keyless Ride, etcMotorcycling dynamism in its purest form: latest-generation dynamic ESA as an option, in combination with a sensor box and the automatic “Road” damping mode.Riding modes and ASC come as standard, with DTC optional in combination with pro riding modes.Innovative LED daytime running light with new eyecatching light signature as an option.New system cases and topcase for the grand tour, Navigator V with intuitive MMI operated by a multi-controller from the preparation for navigation device option.
BMW S 1000 RR
Welcome to the new Planet Power. The S 1000 RR revolutionised the supersports class when it first came out in 2009. Now – six years later – it steps up to the very same challenge. The S 1000 RR model year 2015 has been completely revised: BMW Motorrad engineers have entirely reconceived the bike’s technology, design and fittings. The result: in its origins a genuine Double R, on the road a new supersports machine. The RR is the epitome of a superbike – and that applies to its design, too. Now in its third generation, you can instantly see its increased power. The flyline is razor-sharp and extremely clear, the volume of the contours and shapes perfectly balanced. From the rear to the front section, every trim component has been redesigned – including the headlamp element, where the symmetry has been given greater emphasis.
In the course of its lifetime the RR design has become crisper and clearer, and sharper too, since the facelift and the first RR in 2009. It has moved away from the original rounded shapes and so it has become more “clear-cut”. The RR is new from front/headlights to tail, not one single trim panel has been carried over unchanged from the predecessor. All these features are new on the 2015 model:
New windscreen including M4 screws, frontHeadlight shape, asymmetry swapped over.Longer engine spoiler.Exhaust system.Footrests.Side panels, right and left.Painted fairing side panel, top.Tank covers, painted.Airbox cover.Snappy tail of the S 1000 R with new RR seat pad.Seat-hump cover (OA/OE).The RR can do everything the HP4 can do, and a touch better as well. This is perceptible through enhanced, clearer feedback off the front wheel, higher tracking accuracy, more traction and for the first time higher engine power. The RR accelerates to open-road speed at least 0.5 to 1 second faster than the HP4.
BMW R 1200 S
Riding dynamics coupled with touring suitability – at the very highest level: that’s the R 1200 RS. With its potent engine and stable suspension, the sports touring bike offers more than just a huge amount of riding pleasure. Thanks to its relaxed, sporty seating position and its perfect wind and weather protection, the bike offers an entirely new ride feel when travelling fast and riding along country roads in style.
The modern concept of a dynamic blend of sports and touring motorcycle is demonstrated visually too, by means of half fairing featuring symmetrical headlamps derived from two generations of the RR. The elegantly shaped handlebar unit with attached forged aluminium section perfectly combines function and ergonomics.
Riding dynamics and touring capability with wind and weather protection of the very best.Ground-breaking, sporty design. The individual Style version permits even broader presentation of the potential of the new R 1200 RS.Optimum ergonomics, high seated comfort for rider and passenger, and seat versions for widely differing sets of requirements from sporty to touring, plus awesome dynamism and neutral handling characteristics.Compact arrangement of power unit, body panels, and frame and suspension to form a single, powerful entity.Innovative standard equipment and wide range of options for maximised individuality: preparation for sat nav device (lockable) with Multi-controller, Pro shift assistant, Keyless Ride.Motorcycling dynamism in its purest form: latest-generation Dynamic ESA as an option, in combination with a sensor box and the automatic ROAD mode.Riding modes and ASC come as standard, with DTC optional in combination with Pro riding modes.Symmetrical head-on view and innovative LED daytime running light as a bright and powerful safety option.New touring cases and topcase for the bigger tour, Navigator V with intuitive MMI operated by means of the Multi-controller.
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