BMW Motorrad model year 2017 will see a number of model facelift measures

2017 BMW R nineT Scrambler
2017 BMW R nineT Scrambler

When the new model year starts in August 2016, the engines of the liquid-cooled boxer models will be subject to supplementary technical changes as well as the application of EU4 measures and the addition of sidelights as required by law.

Like the R 1200 GS Adventure, all liquid-cooled boxer models will now be fitted with a judder damper on the transmission output shaft. New features also include a revised selector drum actuator, transmission shafts and transmission shaft bearing. An OBD indicator lamp in the cockpit has been added to meet EU4 requirements.

There have been plenty of changes to the F 700 GS and F 800 GS models that will be detailed in a separate article.

BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

In addition to the technical changes described above, the instrument panel of the R 1200 GS Adventure features a revised design. As of model year 2017, the colour Ocean Blue metallic matt is no longer available for the R 1200 GS Adventure.

New BMW R 1200 GS Adventure “Triple Black” special model
2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Triple Black
2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Triple Black

“Triple Black” – this special version of the BMW R 1200 GS has established its own tradition and the name once again says it all. BMW Motorrad is responding to a wish expressed by many customers by bringing out this impressive travel enduro in a virtually all-black finish.

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Triple Black
2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Triple Black

The central fuel tank cover, storage compartment lid and front mudguard in Blackstorm metallic together with fuel tank side panels in Dark Slate metallic give the legendary travel enduro a strikingly masculine look.

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Triple Black
2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Triple Black

Powerful technical accentuations are provided by the front and rear frame in Agate Grey in combination with the black engine, gearbox and swinging arm.

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Triple Black
2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Triple Black

A new black seat with striking GS embossment on the passenger section rounds off the striking appearance of the new R 1200 GS “Triple Black”.

2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Triple Black
2017 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Triple Black
BMW R 1200 GS

In addition to the technical changes set out above, the instrument panel of the R 1200 GS has now been given a revised design. The range of optional accessories includes a new crash bar that allows cylinder protection covers to be mounted – also available as optional accessories.

BMW R 1200 RT

In addition to the technical changes set out above, the R 1200 RT will not only be supplied in new paint finishes as of model year 2017.

2017 BMW R 1200 RT
2017 BMW R 1200 RT

With a view to enhanced motorcycling safety, its range of optional equipment features is extended to include the banking-optimised ABS Pro and the dynamic brake light (both in conjunction with the Riding Modes Pro option). An overview of the new colours of the R 1200 RT:

BMW R 1200 RT in Carbon Black metallic

2017 BMW R 1200 RT
2017 BMW R 1200 RT

BMW R 1200 RT in Alpine White

2017 BMW R 1200 RT
2017 BMW R 1200 RT

The paint finishes Ebony metallic, San Marino Blue metallic are no longer available. The paint finish Platinum Bronze metallic remains in the program.

BMW R 1200 R

2017 BMW R 1200 R
2017 BMW R 1200 R

In addition to the technical changes mentioned before, the R 1200 R will not only be supplied in new paint finishes as of model year 2017. With a view to enhanced motorcycling safety, its range of special equipment features is extended to include the banking-optimised ABS Pro and the dynamic brake light (both in conjunction with the Riding Modes Pro option). An overview of the new colours of the R 1200 R:

The BMW R 1200 R  variant previously referred to as “Style 1” is now renamed “R 1200 R  Sport” in the colour combination Light White / Cordoba Blue (new frame colour).

2017 BMW R 1200 R Sport
2017 BMW R 1200 R Sport

The previous paint finishes Cordoba Blue and Light White are no longer available.

BMW R 1200 RS
2017 BMW R 1200 RS
2017 BMW R 1200 RS

In addition to the technical changes set out above, the R 1200 RS will not only be supplied in new paint finishes as of model year 2017. With a view to enhanced motorcycling safety, its range of special equipment features is extended to include the banking-optimised ABS Pro and the dynamic brake light (both in conjunction with the Riding Modes Pro option). An overview of the new colours of the R 1200 RS:

The BMW R 1200 RS variant previously referred to as “Style 2” is now renamed “R 1200 RS Sport” in the colour combination Light White metallic / Magellan Grey metallic matt.

2017 BMW R 1200 RS
2017 BMW R 1200 RS

The previous paint finish Granite Grey metallic matt (Style 2) is no longer available.

Launch of the new BMW R nineT Scrambler
2017 BMW R nineT Scrambler
2017 BMW R nineT Scrambler

The market launch of the new BMW R nineT Scrambler will be in mid September.

Highlights of the new BMW R nineT Scrambler
  • Purist Scrambler design, classic colour concept, great attention to detail.
  • Air/oil-cooled 2-cylinder boxer engine with a capacity of 1 170 cc. Output 81 kW (110 hp) at 7 750 rpm, maximum torque 116 Nm at 6 000 rpm.
  • Modular frame concept with removable passenger frame offering a range of variations.
  • Classic wheel suspension by means of telescopic fork at front and Paralever at rear.
  • Large 19-inch front wheel as is typical of a Scrambler.
  • Axially mounted 4-piston brake calipers, steel-wrapped brake lines,
  • 320-millimetre brake discs and ABS.
  • Raised exhaust fitted close to the body with twin silencer.
  • Upright seating position in classic Scrambler style.
  • Stitched seat in patinised leather look.
  • Designed to be customised.
  • Individually tailored special accessories in the familiar high quality typical of BMW Motorrad.
2017 BMW R nineT Scrambler
2017 BMW R nineT Scrambler