BMW Motorrad unveils 2021 model updates

BMW Motorrad has unveiled a number of revisions and updates for its 2021 models where customers can enjoy new colour options, standard equipment, as well as optional equipment. These models include the BMW R 1250 RS, R 1250 R, K 1600 family, S 1000 RR, S 1000 XR, R 18, and the F 900 range.

These changes and updates for the 2021 BMW Motorrad model range are as follows:

BMW R 1250 RS & R 1250 R

  • Style Sport in Austin Yellow metallic now with new matte black frame (R 1250 RS)
  • Style Exclusive with new paint finish Mineral Grey metallic for R 1250 R (Style HP renamed Style Sport)
  • New optional equipment: Driving Modes Pro option now includes engine drag torque control

  • Extended optional equipment: Driving Modes Pro now includes Core Screen Sport
  • New optional equipment: Option 719 milled parts package Shadow & Shadow II with anodised black/silver engine housing front cover, cylinder head covers, levers, footrests & expansion tank covers
  • New optional equipment: Option 719 milled parts packages Storm & Storm II with the same parts as in Option 719 milled parts packages Shadow/Shadow II
  • New sports silencer

BMW K 1600 range (GT, GTL, B & Grand America)

  • New paint finish Option 719 Mineral White metallic (K 1600 GT)
  • New paint finishes Manhattan metallic, Style Elegance and Option 719 Mineral White metallic (K 1600 GTL)

  • New paint finish Mars Red metallic (K 1600 B & Grand America)
  • Reversing aid & adaptive turning light are now standard (all models)
  • Tyre pressure control RDC & daylight running light are now standard (all models)
  • New optional equipment: Engine protection bars, LED auxiliary headlights, Shift Assistant Pro + more (varies according to model)

BMW S 1000 RR

  • New Black Storm metallic & Racing Red non-metallic paint finish
  • New optional equipment: Sports silencer, M titanium exhaust system, M milled parts (levers, lever protectors, engine protectors, rider footrests, endurance chain, USB port, GPS lap trigger)

BMW S 1000 XR

  • New Style Sport colour options (Light White, Racing Blue, Racing Red)
  • New optional equipment: titanium sports silencer, M Endurance chain, M Milled parts package, Windshield Sport, additional Core Screen with Lap timer & USB charging port

BMW R 18

  • New optional equipment: Cruise control including steering damper

BMW F 900 R and F 900 XR

  • LED turn indicators standard (for US type key)
  • New optional equipment: New activation concept for driving modes Pro

These model updates will be made available around the globe in stages beginning October 2020 onwards.

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