New Specification Updates for Selected 2017 BMW Motorcycles

2016 BMW S 1000 RR
  • Equipment updates for R nineT, GS and S1000 range

  • 2017 models include R nineT, R nineT Racer, R nineT Pure, R 1200 GS, R 1200 GS Adventure, S 1000 R and S 1000 RR


According to BMW Motorrad USA, the announcement made earlier today was regarding the equipment updates for the listed 2017 BMW motorcycles models. The list includes the all-new 2017 BMW R nineT Racer, the all-new 2017 BMW R nineT Pure, the flagship 2017 BMW R nineT, the 2017 R 1200 GS and GS Adventure, and the S 1000 R and RR. Below is the list of individual bikes with the updates.

2017 BMW S 1000 RR

  • Redesigned graphics with larger RR logo
  • New Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) in replacement of the older Automatic Stability Control (ASC). New DTC comes with lean-angle sensor
  • Standard single seat with passenger seat cover
  • New lighter HP lithium-ion battery
  • New colours; Light White / Lupin Blue Metallic / Racing Red / Granite Grey Metallic / Black

2017 BMW S 1000 R

  • New Akrapovic HP Titanium muffler as standard
  • Redesigned side panels, headlight and instrument display
  • Update engine with horsepower increase to 165hp
  • Revised chassis with similar main-frame tail as the S 1000 RR
  • New Gear Shift Assist Pro (in replacement of Gear Shift Assist) for clutchless up/down shifts
  • Ride Modes Pro now includes additional features; ABS Pro, Launch Control and Pit Lane Speed Limiter
  • New configurable ‘user’ mode for the Dynamic Pro Mode
  • New wheel design option with red accent stripe
  • New colours; Light White / Lupin Blue Metallic / Racing Red

2017 BMW R nineT Racer

  • Latest addition to the BMW range
  • Racing-oriented boxer with single seat and motorsport-painted tail hump
  • Painted steel tank, traditional forks, cast wheels, single tailpipe, half-fairing with windscreen and lower clip-on handlebars
  • Light White colour with motorsport accent graphic

2017 BMW R nineT Pure

  • Classic naked roadster with customisation options
  • Painted single-colour steel tank, traditional forks, cast wheels, single tailpipe, and single speedometer
  • Additional add-on features; spoke wheels, aluminium fuel tank (sanded or visible welds), chrome exhaust, low suspension, heated grips, anti-theft alarm and Automatic Stability Control
  • Comes in Catalano Grey colour

2017 BMW R nineT

  • New instrument cluster with updated electronics and on board computer
  • New fully-adjustable front forks and spoke wheels
  • Automatic Stability Control as an add-on factory option
  • Additional colour options; Black Storm Metallic and Blue Planet Metallic

2017 BMW R 1200 GS & GS Adventure

  • Updated front panel design
  • Keyless Ride added to Touring and Premium Package
  • Ride Modes Pro now includes Dynamic Traction Control, Hill Start Control and Dynamic Pro Mode
  • New colour options; Light White / Lupin Blue Metallic / Espresso Metallic (Exclusive Package)
  • Updated passenger kit with centre stand, standard windshield and seat
  • More factory options; High Comfort Seat, Dynamic Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA), Extra High Rally Seat, Sport Suspension and windshield, off-road tyres and comfort seat

We haven’t received any news on when these updates will hit our shores but do stay tuned to Bikes Republic for more updates.