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BMW outs two new R nineT classics, updates for S 1000 and K 1600 GT

BMW outs two new R nineT class...
The two new R nineT variants, Racer (foreground) and Pure (background), took center stage at BMW's Intermot booth
The two new R nineT variants, Racer (foreground) and Pure (background), took center stage at BMW's Intermot booth
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer toys with 1970s cafe racer aesthetics
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer toys with 1970s cafe racer aesthetics
Nicely crafted leather single seat for the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
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Nicely crafted leather single seat for the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
The short round fairing largely defines the styling of the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
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The short round fairing largely defines the styling of the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
The single seat set-up of the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
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The single seat set-up of the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
The red and blue stripes on white background is a direct reference to the traditional BMW Motorsport livery - here applied to the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
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The red and blue stripes on white background is a direct reference to the traditional BMW Motorsport livery - here applied to the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer sports a polished steel exhaust canister
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer sports a polished steel exhaust canister
Classic round clocks for the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
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Classic round clocks for the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
Just a few plastic parts and enough  to transform completely the standard BMW R nineT  to a Racer
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Just a few plastic parts and enough  to transform completely the standard BMW R nineT  to a Racer
The Lightwhite non-metallic with BMW Motorsport details is the only available paint option for the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
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The Lightwhite non-metallic with BMW Motorsport details is the only available paint option for the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
The conventional forks look much more in tune with vibes of the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer, compared to the inverted gold set of the original R nineT
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The conventional forks look much more in tune with vibes of the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer, compared to the inverted gold set of the original R nineT
Rather conservative looks in fittingly round clocks, and a small dose of digital info to make things more practical for the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
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Rather conservative looks in fittingly round clocks, and a small dose of digital info to make things more practical for the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
Detail of the left-side air scoop on the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
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Detail of the left-side air scoop on the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
The left footrest assembly of the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
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The left footrest assembly of the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
The right-side footrest of the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
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The right-side footrest of the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer
The more practical option suggests buying the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer with a tandem seat. Would be nice to just get both this and the single-seater, but the standard price includes only whichever one the customer chooses.
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The more practical option suggests buying the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer with a tandem seat. Would be nice to just get both this and the single-seater, but the standard price includes only whichever one the customer chooses.
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure in action
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure in action
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure in action
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure in action
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure plays on the bare-knuckle roadster theme
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure plays on the bare-knuckle roadster theme
Only one clock with speedometer for the 2017 BMW R nineT Pure. It is identical to the left one of the Racer's clocks.
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Only one clock with speedometer for the 2017 BMW R nineT Pure. It is identical to the left one of the Racer's clocks.
Brushed aluminium detail on the front fender of the 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
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Brushed aluminium detail on the front fender of the 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
The standard double leather seat of the 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
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The standard double leather seat of the 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
The typical underseat aluminium bit that is characteristically present in all R nineT variants, including the 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
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The typical underseat aluminium bit that is characteristically present in all R nineT variants, including the 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
The solid Catalano Grey non-metallic is the only available color option for 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
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The solid Catalano Grey non-metallic is the only available color option for 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure in Catalano Grey non-metallic color
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure in Catalano Grey non-metallic color
2017 BMW R nineT Pure simply relies on clean lines and retro-looking parts, like the conventional forks
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2017 BMW R nineT Pure simply relies on clean lines and retro-looking parts, like the conventional forks
The Paralever swingarm system of the 2017 R nineT Pure has evolved through several generations of BMW motorcycles, and still goes strong
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The Paralever swingarm system of the 2017 R nineT Pure has evolved through several generations of BMW motorcycles, and still goes strong
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure uses the same exhaust with the Racer, but here it's brushed instead of polished
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure uses the same exhaust with the Racer, but here it's brushed instead of polished
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right) in action
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right) in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right)
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right)
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right)
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right)
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right)
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right)
The two new R nineT variants, Racer (foreground) and Pure (background), took center stage at BMW's Intermot booth
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The two new R nineT variants, Racer (foreground) and Pure (background), took center stage at BMW's Intermot booth
The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer stands out in BMW's crowd-filled Intermot booth
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The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer stands out in BMW's crowd-filled Intermot booth
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R (left), RR (middle) and XR (right)
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R (left), RR (middle) and XR (right)
The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR (left), RR (middle) and R (right)
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR (left), RR (middle) and R (right)
The 2017 BMW S 1000 RR in action
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 RR in action
The 2017 BMW S 1000 RR in action
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 RR in action
The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport (Lupine Blue metallic/Lightwhite non-metallic/Racing Red non-metallic) color
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The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport (Lupine Blue metallic/Lightwhite non-metallic/Racing Red non-metallic) color
The characteristic asymmetrical lights of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR are ever present
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The characteristic asymmetrical lights of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR are ever present
The BMW S 1000 RR introduces a new design in the familiar BMW Motorsport colors
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The BMW S 1000 RR introduces a new design in the familiar BMW Motorsport colors
The passenger seat of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR
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The passenger seat of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR
BMW has yet to give in to full digital screens, retaining the conventional tachometer on the 2017 S 1000 RR
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BMW has yet to give in to full digital screens, retaining the conventional tachometer on the 2017 S 1000 RR
The left-hand switch cluster of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR
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The left-hand switch cluster of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR
The right-hand switch cluster of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR
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The right-hand switch cluster of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR
The exhaust can of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR
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The exhaust can of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR
The red-striped wheels will be standard features on the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR - except for the Granite Grey color version
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The red-striped wheels will be standard features on the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR - except for the Granite Grey color version
The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
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The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 RR in Racing Red/Lightwhite color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 RR in Racing Red/Lightwhite color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 RR in the new Granite Grey/Blackstorm color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 RR in the new Granite Grey/Blackstorm color
The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
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The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
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The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
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The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
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The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
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The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
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The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport color
The rider's view of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR
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The rider's view of the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in action
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in action
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in rubber-burning action
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in rubber-burning action
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
Detail on the right side of the fuel tank of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R
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Detail on the right side of the fuel tank of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R
The gear-changing linkage of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R with the quickshifter installed
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The gear-changing linkage of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R with the quickshifter installed
No change in the signature look of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R
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No change in the signature look of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R
The instrument cluster of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R is essentially the same unit of the RR superbike, with a different plate in the tacho
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The instrument cluster of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R is essentially the same unit of the RR superbike, with a different plate in the tacho
The left-hand switches of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R
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The left-hand switches of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R
The right-hand switches of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R
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The right-hand switches of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R
Akrapovic slip-on exhaust, ready for the 2017 BMW S 1000 R and included in the official press kit
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Akrapovic slip-on exhaust, ready for the 2017 BMW S 1000 R and included in the official press kit
With a little present of 5 hp, the four-cylinder motor of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R climbs to 165 hp (123 kW)
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With a little present of 5 hp, the four-cylinder motor of the 2017 BMW S 1000 R climbs to 165 hp (123 kW)
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in the new Catalano Grey color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in the new Catalano Grey color
The 2017 S 1000 R in BMW Motorsport color
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The 2017 S 1000 R in BMW Motorsport color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR sports a new color, the striking Ocean Blue
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR sports a new color, the striking Ocean Blue
The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR didn't change in appearance 
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR didn't change in appearance 
Detail of the right-side fairing of the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR
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Detail of the right-side fairing of the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR
The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR employs another version of the same instruments found on the RR superbike
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR employs another version of the same instruments found on the RR superbike
The new vibration-free handlebars of the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR can be fitted with the optional hand guards seen here
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The new vibration-free handlebars of the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR can be fitted with the optional hand guards seen here
The left-hand switch cluster of the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR
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The left-hand switch cluster of the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR
The right-hand switch cluster f the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR
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The right-hand switch cluster f the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR
The standard muffler of the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR
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The standard muffler of the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR
Pillion seat on the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR
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Pillion seat on the 2017 BMW S 1000 XR
The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR in Ocean Blue color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR in Ocean Blue color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR in Ocean Blue color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR in Ocean Blue color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR in Ocean Blue color
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The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR in Ocean Blue color
The headlight system of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT can be outfitted extra with adaptive turning lights
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The headlight system of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT can be outfitted extra with adaptive turning lights
The very busy left-hand switch cluster of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT
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The very busy left-hand switch cluster of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT
The right-hand part of the handlebars will host the eCall emergency button - should the system be installed as extra
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The right-hand part of the handlebars will host the eCall emergency button - should the system be installed as extra
The six-cylinder in-line engine of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT needed no power boost as 160 hp (119 kW) were deemed as sufficient
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The six-cylinder in-line engine of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT needed no power boost as 160 hp (119 kW) were deemed as sufficient
If fitted with a sound system,the controls will be placed on the left-hand side fairings of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT
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If fitted with a sound system,the controls will be placed on the left-hand side fairings of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT
The lockable storage compartment on the starboard side of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT
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The lockable storage compartment on the starboard side of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in action
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in action
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in action
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in action
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in action
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in action
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in two-up action
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in two-up action
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Lupine Blue/Blackstorm color
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Lupine Blue/Blackstorm color
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Blackstorm color
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Blackstorm color
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Mars Red color
The electrically adjustable windshield of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT includes a memory function
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The electrically adjustable windshield of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT includes a memory function
Adjustable wind deflectors sit at both sides of the side fairings of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT (the front of the motorcycle is on the right)
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Adjustable wind deflectors sit at both sides of the side fairings of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT (the front of the motorcycle is on the right)
The instrument panel of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT may be loaded with navigation and sound systems
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The instrument panel of the 2017 BMW K 1600 GT may be loaded with navigation and sound systems
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT is controlled via wireless key
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The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT is controlled via wireless key

BMW Motorrad's booth at Intermot 2016 offered center stage to two new R nineT variants of the Heritage model family, the Racer and the Pure. Along with Euro 4 compliance, BMW also revealed a series of upgrades for the four-cylinder S 1000 models, and for its flagship six-cylinder tourer K 1600 GT.

In the weeks leading to the Intermot show in Cologne, Germany, the usual speculation on anticipated new models unsurprisingly included a new mini adventure motorcycle from BMW, the G 310 GS. Recent spy pics captured the small adventure bike while testing in northern Italy, revealing a model almost ready for production – as published by the Italian magazine Motociclismo.

With BMW spreading to a new small-capacity market sector, as already evidenced by the G 310 R roadster, it would seem reasonable for the important premiere to take place on home soil. As it turned out, BMW holds some aces for the upcoming EICMA in Italy, while at Intermot two debuts and a series of model updates starred in its vast booth – we did miss the electric concept racer though.

The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer stands out in BMW's crowd-filled Intermot booth
The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer stands out in BMW's crowd-filled Intermot booth

With the whole range now Euro 4-compliant, the novelties concerned two new members of the BMW Motorrad Heritage world of experience, i.e. the R nineT gang. The eye-catcher of the two is without a doubt the Racer, which recreates a 1970s café racer aura with mostly cosmetic parts. Accordingly, the R nineT Pure elaborates on the styling of a timeless, bare-knuckled roadster.

BMW had some interesting news – which we will see in detail below – regarding the in-line four-cylinder S 1000 R, RR and XR, as well as the K 1600 GT six-cylinder tourer. No news have emerged concerning the R and F-series, or the scooter range, other than what has been released in the course of 2016.

R nineT Racer/Pure

The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right)
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right)

As of 2017 the BMW Heritage range will include double the members it had until now, as two new versions will be added to the original R nineT roadster and Scrambler duet.

Both versions are developed around the familiar recipe that fuses the air-cooled 1,170 cc boxer engine – in its sole application since the R-family has moved on to the new liquid-cooled boxer – with a modular steel frame. This chassis consists of the main frame and a two-part subframe that allows the removal of the tail unit without sacrificing support for the seat.

The boxer pushes out 110 hp (81 kW) at 7,750 rpm and 116 Nm (85.6 lb-ft) at 6,000 rpm, serving out exactly the kind of low and mid-range performance that fits the sport classic bill at hand – as, in the stylish department, does the sly choice of conventional forks.

The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right) in action
The 2017 BMW R nineT Pure (left) and Racer (right) in action

Very little specs are different between the two new models that share the same six-speed gearbox, suspension, brakes, 17-liter fuel tank and 17-inch cast wheels; spoke wheels are on the list of extras. There's one kilogram separating the two on the scales, as the Pure reads 219 kg (483 lb) and the Racer 220 kg (485 lb).

They're fitted as standard with ABS and can optionally receive the Automatic Stability Control (ASC). It goes without saying that a very long list of accessories is available to cater for every taste, tending both looks and performance.

BMW has just announced that both new bikes will be launched in March 2017, and released the pricing for the German market: €12,300 (US$13,600) for the R nineT Pure and €13,300 ($14,700) for the Racer.

S 1000 RR/R/XR

The 2017 BMW S 1000 R (left), RR (middle) and XR (right)
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R (left), RR (middle) and XR (right)

The four-cylinder end of BMW's motorcycle range is arguably up to par with whatever the competition can throw at it, so its three models will venture into 2017 as they were in principal. Nevertheless, BMW did present some offerings to freshen up its most powerful motorcycles, with the naked S 1000 R benefiting the most.

The R has been around since 2013 and continues righteously to be a top contestant in its class. For 2017 the naked Beemer's 999 cc powerplant gets a 5-hp boost, bringing the tally up to 165 hp (121 kW) at 11,000 rpm. We also note a reduction to the bike's mass by 2 kg (4.4 lb) for a total wet weight of 205 kg (451.9 lb).

The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color
The 2017 BMW S 1000 R in Racing Red/Blackstorm color

BMW also throws in a titanium HP exhaust can, straight from the extras list into the standard equipment of the 2017 S 1000 R. Comfort shall be served courtesy of new handlebars, claimed to be vibration-free.

Three new colors for 2017 include the Catalano Grey solid option, as well as the Racing Red/Blackstorm and BMW Motorsport (blue, white, red) combos.

Finally, there are several new additions to the ex-works equipment for the R, including ABS Pro, HP quickshifter and lightweight HP wheels.

The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR sports a new color, the striking Ocean Blue
The 2017 BMW S 1000 XR sports a new color, the striking Ocean Blue

In similar fashion, the S 1000 XR sport adventurer benefits from the same power boost as the R, climbing also to the same 165-hp horsepower peak.

Refinements in its frame structure translate to an increased payload by 10 kg (22 lb), up to 444 kg (978.8 lb). The XR also gets new handlebars for less vibrations and a new Ocean Blue color variant.

The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport (Lupine Blue metallic/Lightwhite non-metallic/Racing Red non-metallic) color
The 2017 S 1000 RR in BMW Motorsport (Lupine Blue metallic/Lightwhite non-metallic/Racing Red non-metallic) color

As for the S 1000 RR superbike, BMW left the engine of the beast untouched and simply added the traction control in the standard equipment list. Apparently 199 hp (146 kW) at 13,500 rpm and 113 Nm (83.3 lb-ft) at 10,500 rpm for 208 kg (458.6 lb) are still enough in the superbike class - that can also be formally called the 200-hp club.

As of 2017 the customer can order their RR with either a single seat or with the passenger package free of charge. A new grey/black variant is added to the available colors, while the existing red/white and BMW Motorsport versions will also get as standard red striping on their wheels.

So far BMW hasn't disclosed if (or how much) these updates will reflect on the retail price tags.

K 1600 GT

The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Lupine Blue/Blackstorm color
The 2017 BMW K 1600 GT in Lupine Blue/Blackstorm color

BMW's flagship model with its in-line six-cylinder 1,645 cc engine is nothing less than a signature Bavarian long distance touring motorcycle, with a potent powerplant delivering 160 hp (118 kW) at 7,750 rpm, and a 175 Nm (129 lb-ft) mountain of torque at just 5,250 rpm.

None of the above performance figures will change for 2017, as BMW opted to improve on the bike's aerodynamic protection with newly designed deflectors, and enhance its arsenal with the Dynamic ESA system as standard. The electronic suspension system uses two different preset maps for the suspension's damping settings; Road and Dynamic. The rider can then make further adjustments to the preload, selecting among presets the appropriate value to match the bike's payload.

Also, the list of extras for the K 1600 GT will now include the Intelligent Emergency Call system, a reverse gear assist and a two-way quickshifter (up and downshift).

Three new colors – red, black and black/blue combo – sum up the process of refreshing the 2017 K 1600 GT. In Germany the new tourer will retail for €21,900 ($24,200).

Source: BMW

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