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BMW Announces R1200GSA Rallye Version and New Features

 Model year 2018 sees several updates for BMW's flagship machine.

Published on 07.07.2017

BMW has announced a number of updates for their popular flagship model. As of model year 2018, the R1200GS Adventure’s range of optional equipment is extended to include a full-color TFT dashboard, the new generation of electronic suspension adjustment Dynamic ESA, Pro Riding modes and several specialized packages.

Among the new offerings for the R1200GSA will be a Rallye package which includes an off-road focused one-piece bench seat, radiator and frame protection and an enduro short windshield. The Rallye scheme is further emphasized with gold brake calipers and Light White/Cordoba blue paintwork.

BMW Motorrad R1200GSA Rallye package

BMW Motorrad R1200GSA Rallye package

BMW Motorrad R1200GSA Rallye seat

With a focus on riding safety and riding comfort, BMW is also expanding the R1200GSA options with features such as an “Enduro Pro” mode that utilizes lean angle data to determine the proper braking force to apply. Another new option is a Dynamic ESA with a self-leveling suspension function that automatically adjusts the suspension height depending on the bike’s load.

Providing fast and clear information for the rider, the R1200GSA will also be available with a new Connectivity option featuring a high-quality 6.5 inch full-color TFT display. The TFT dashboard allows quick access to motorcycle functions through a convenient handlebar controller and can also be paired to a smartphone, further giving the dashboard access to phone functions such as calling capabilities and media playblack.

BMW Motorrad R1200GS Connectivity TFT Dash Screen
BMW Motorrad R1200GS Connectivity TFT Dash Screen
BMW Motorrad R1200GS Connectivity TFT Dash Screen

BMW Motorrad R1200GS Connectivity TFT Dash Screen
The new Connectivity option features a high-quality 6.5 inch full-color TFT display operated through a handlebar multi-controller and can also be paired to a smartphone giving access to phone functions.

A new passenger package, extra high seat, Keyless Ride as a new component of the Touring optional equipment package as well as the Shift Assistant Pro as a new feature of the Dynamic optional equipment Package round off the expanded range of options for the R1200GS Adventure.

The R1200GS Adventure in the new configurations can be ordered from all BMW Motorrad partners starting August 2017.

New Features Overview

• Emergency Call (optional equipment).
• Connectivity (optional equipment).
• Pro riding modes with additional “Dynamic” and “Enduro” riding modes. Using a coding plug, the “Dynamic” mode is changed to “Dynamic Pro” and the “Enduro” mode to “Enduro Pro” mode. The Pro riding mode continues to feature ABS Pro, dynamic brake light, Dynamic Traction Control DTC as well as Hill Start Control HSC (optional equipment).
• Dynamic ESA next generation with automatic damping adjustment and automatic self-leveling function (optional equipment).
• Keyless Ride as a new component of the Touring Package (optional equipment).
• Shift Assistant Pro as a new component of the Dynamic Package (optional equipment).
• Passenger package with standard windshield and standard seat (optional equipment).
• High Rallye seat (optional equipment).
• LED auxiliary headlights in new design (optional equipment).
• New color Racing red, black frame, black brake callipers, silver fuel tank.
• Style Rallye: new color Light white/Cordoba blue, Cordoba blue frame, gold brake calipers, Cordoba blue fuel tank with large logo, Rallye seat, radiator and frame protection, short windshield.
• Style Exclusive: new color Black storm metallic/Dark slate metallic matte/Achat grey, frame Achat grey, gold brake callipers, Dark slate metallic fuel tank with large logo.

Author: ADV Pulse Staff

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  1. i only see people with these that have perfectly clean bikes and and brand new riding gear and those stupid flip up helmets-almost like it’s kept in the garage and brought out once a year

    • Well, some kf those bikes here in scandinavia are really used off the pavement! However I am wondering how many are really ever used in a rally? Probably none!
      Snd about the flipup helmet: they are not as stupid at all: they make it easier to communicate (I like to show my face to the people I am talking to – most important with non-motorcyclists), they make it possible to do proper photography using the viewfinder of a camera and you can drink out of a bottle if you don’t have a camel back. I find it more ridiculous to wear an offroad helmet and ride only pavement! 😉

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