The new BMW S1000RR is getting close to its world debut, with BMW Motorrad beginning to tease the superbike on social media.
Here is a rundown on all the new motorcycles that are going to debut at INTERMOT, AIMExpo, and EICMA for the 2019 model year and beyond.
It’s not clear when the 2019 BMW R1250GS will hit American dealers, but until then, we have almost 200 hi-res photos for you to drool over.
The 2019 BMW R1250RT debuts for the touring market and features BMW Motorrad’s new “ShiftCam” variable valve timing on its boxer engine.
The 2019 BMW R1250GS debuts with a new engine that features variable valve timing, though few other changes come to the popular adventure-tourer.
A leaked video shows the 2019 BMW R1250GS, and highlights its new “Shiftcam” engine head design. Interesting solution from the folks at BMW Motorrad.
Giving a better idea of what to expect from the 2019 BMW S1000RR, A&R reader Csorin added some color to the grayscale photos we published last week.
A bit of a surprise, the entire boxer-powered lineup from BMW Motorrad is getting an engine upgrade for the 2019 model year. Expect them to debut at INTERMOT.
With CAD renders leaking from the bike’s design patents, we can now see quite clearly the 2019 BMW S1000RR in detail.
Just picture it. You are BMW, and you made the S1000RR superbike, the machine that completely changed the game in the liter-bike market. And now, you are about to crank things to 11, with an all carbon fiber version of this wickedly popular motorcycle.
Perhaps the best track bike ever created, the BMW HP4 Race makes an honest 212hp at the crank, weighs 378 lbs…fully fueled at the curb, and it has all the top-shelf components you can dream of, all of which are bolted onto the carbon fiber frame, carbon fiber swingarm, and carbon fiber fairings.
A thoroughbred. A true race bike, by DNA. The astounding thing about the BMW HP4 Race is that it is more than the sum of its parts, which is saying something because the parts are simply the best that the motorcycle industry has to offer.
I know this because I got to spend a lucky five laps on the BMW HP4 Race at Laguna Seca, courtesy of BMW Motorrad USA, and while that duration is far too short to give any sort of meaningful feedback about this track-only superbike, the BMW HP4 Race is exactly what you think it is: an S1000RR taken to the next level.
So then, why has the BMW HP4 Race been a colossal failure in the United States? Because it most certainly is.
We know that for the 2019 model year that BMW Motorrad plans to release nine new models. What those models may be is up for conjecture, though we have a pretty good idea about more than a few of them.
Now, add to the list a new GS model, as some technical details of the 2019 BMW R1250GS have emerged, and as the name suggests a revised design of BMW’s famous boxer engine features as the centerpiece.
The folks at BikeSocial say that the boxer twin will see an increase in displacement to 1,254cc (up from 1,170cc), which means an 11hp power increase, for 134hp in total.