“It feels a lot lighter, even though it’s the same weight as its predecessor,” describes Touratech CEO Herbert Schwarz. He just took the 2013 BMW R1200GS on a 1,500-mile trip around Madagascar, testing new parts and familiarizing himself with the … Continued
The R1200GS is BMW’s highest-selling, most important model. So, when it came time to design the new one, it wasn’t take-chances/weird-color BMW that designed it, it was uber-conservative/tradition-first BMW. The existing lines became sharper and simpler. But rather than throw … Continued
The 2013 BMW R1200GS’s engine is a bit of a pickle in that, while yes it is now water-cooled, it’s only partially so. How the heck does that work?
The follow-up to BMW’s most successful motorcycle yet, the new, liquid-cooled 2013 BMW R1200GS had to be a thorough project. But how much effort really went in? The answer might surprise you.
As the 2013 BMW R1200GS, probably the highest profit motorcycle being shown at Intermot today, ramps up for its official unveiling, here’s an early look at its high-res photo material. Evolution, not revolution as power grows just 14bhp and weight … Continued
The 1,170cc 2013 BMW R1200GS will weigh 20lbs more than the outgoing model, while making 14bhp and 3lb/ft of torque more than the outgoing model, according to cell phone shots snapped by Dutch site Oliepeil the day before the Intermot … Continued
For a brief time earlier today, German accessories maker Wunderlich published these detailed artist renderings of the 2013 BMW R1200GS on its website. Upgrades like that LED horseshoe, liquid-cooling and radial Brembos have been expected/teased, but did anyone think the … Continued