New Specification Updates for Selected 2017 BMW Motorcycles

  • 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.


A passionate individual when it comes to anything related to two wheels (or sometimes more), he enjoys the chaotic and magical world of motorsports as much as riding leisurely to the shops on his beloved Vespa. With an education-based background, he is always eager to learn and share about the poetic arts of motorcycling.

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