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All new BMW R 1300 GS spied abroad; launch quickly | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The R 1300 GS is predicted to get a brand new engine and adaptive cruise management.

The BMW R 1300 GS has been spied internationally in production-ready guise and a launch is predicted to happen quickly. This all-new mannequin will substitute the present providing from the Bavarian bikemaker, the venerable R 1250 GS. The R 1300 GS is predicted to have a brand new engine and adaptive cruise management, which is at the moment solely obtainable on the Ducati Multistrada V4S

  • Will get new engine and exhaust system 
  • Prone to get bigger 10.25-inch TFT sprint 
  • Up to date digital aids with adaptive cruise management

New BMW R 1300 GS spied: particulars

Whereas not a lot of the R 1300 GS is seen in these spy photos, the general silhouette is harking back to the older bike, with a pointy entrance beak and the massive boxer engine – two very typical GS design parts. The crash guard surrounding it seems to be a extra comprehensively protecting unit with a strengthened plate complementing the tubular design. The exhaust design is all-new and far smaller as properly, with this specific bike that includes twin-exit Akrapovic mufflers (which can probably be non-obligatory extras). The R 1300 GS additionally rolls on new 5-spoke forged alloy rims, and it’s extremely probably {that a} spoked rim model might be obtainable as an non-obligatory additional. 

The brand new 10.25-inch color TFT show is more likely to be the identical unit that’s discovered on the most recent BMW Touring vary of bikes. This TFT show will management all of the digital rider aids that might be on provide, and that suite is more likely to get adaptive cruise management, particularly contemplating the truth that there may be an digital module seen below the entrance beak. The unbranded radially-mounted entrance brake calipers are additionally totally different models to the present Hayes {hardware}.

New BMW R 1300 GS spied: pricing and India launch

Contemplating that the famed EICMA commerce present is just a month away, we count on BMW to showcase their newest globetrotting behemoth there adopted by a world launch shortly after. The Indian launch will in all probability occur shortly after.

BMW solely sells the R 1250 GS in its Professional guise in India, which retails for Rs 20.25 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Contemplating the quantity of recent elements and options on provide, and the truth that BMW hasn’t hiked costs of its vary in fairly some time, we count on the brand new R 1300 GS to be a good bit dearer than the present mannequin.


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