New updates for 2018 BMW Motorrad models – new colours & ‘emergency call’ button

All 2018 BMW Motorrad motorcycles will get some interesting upgrades which includes new colours across all BMW models.

The upgrades are not only in terms of looks like new colours but also optional parts and unique features for individual BMW motorrad bikes.

The biggest highlight other than new colours is the ’emergency call’ button which automatically sends out signal for help in case of any serious crash or accidents.

Calling all BMW Motorrad fans and enthusiasts, the German boys has just announced that their 2018 models will be receiving some interesting new updates which include brand-spanking new colours, options and a few more minor updates to keep things fresh.

Of all the updates announced, the most interesting out of the whole lot is probably the ‘emergency call’ feature which will be available on the BMW R 1200 GS and R 1200 GS Adventure bikes. The feature which was introduced sometime in 2016 is fitted with sensor which will call for help in case of any serious crash or incidents.

Another awesome optional feature that both of these bikes have is the new 6.5-inch full-colour TFT display under BMW Motorrad’s Connectivity option. With this particular feature, riders can connect their smartphones to the bike which allows control like calls or music via Bluetooth-ready helmets.

If you opt for the new 2018 R1200 GS Adventure, you can also go for the other extras like the expanded the optional Pro riding modes as well as the new generation of electronic suspension adjustment Dynamic ESA. There’s also the ‘Shift Assist Pro with quickshifter functionality as well as keyless ignition for greater riding ease.

Here’s the overview of all the new upgrades, options and features for the 2018 BMW Motorrad bikes:

2018 BMW R 1200 GS

  • Emergency Call (optional equipment)
  • Connectivity (optional equipment)
  • LED auxiliary headlights in new design (optional equipment)

2018 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

  • Emergency Call (optional equipment)
  • Connectivity (optional equipment)
  • Pro riding modes with additional “Dynamic” and “Enduro” riding modes Using a coding plug, the “Dynamic” mode is changed to “Dynamic Pro” and the “Enduro” mode to “Enduro Pro” mode. The Pro riding mode continues to feature ABS Pro, dynamic brake light, Dynamic Traction Control DTC as well as Hill Start Control HSC (optional equipment)
  • Dynamic ESA next generation with automatic damping adjustment and automatic self-levelling function (optional equipment)
  • Keyless Ride as a new component of the Touring Package (optional equipment)
  • Shift Assistant Pro as a new component of the Dynamic Package (optional equipment).
  • Passenger package with standard windshield and standard seat (optional equipment)
  • High Rallye seat (optional equipment)
  • LED auxiliary headlights in new design (optional equipment)
  • New colour Racing red, black frame, black brake callipers, silver fuel tank
  • Style Rallye: new colour Light white/Cordoba blue, Cordoba blue frame, gold brake callipers, Cordoba blue fuel tank with large logo, Rallye seat, radiator and frame protection, short windshield
  • Style Exclusive: new colour Black storm metallic/Dark slate metallic matt/Achat grey, frame Achat grey, gold brake callipers, Dark slate metallic fuel tank with large logo
  • The colours Racing Red Matt and Light White are no longer available

2018 BMW R 1200 RT

  • ABS Pro including dynamic brake light as standard
  • Emergency Call (optional equipment)
  • Dynamic Traction Control DTC (in conjunction with the Pro riding modes optional equipment)
  • RT logo embossed on passenger seat
  • BMW Motorrad Spezial parts (special paintwork and equipment)
  • Style Elegance: Carbon black metallic, windshield covers and chrome-plated handlebar weights, chrome pannier trim, gold brake callipers, silver wheel rims, silver drivetrain
  • Style Sport: new colour Mars red metallic / Dark slate metallic matt with tapes, gold brake callipers, Sport windshield, Asphalt grey wheel rims, black drivetrain
  • The paint finish Platinum Bronze is no longer available

2018 BMW R 1200 R

  • Style Exclusive: new colour Iced Chocolate Metallic, gold brake callipers, stainless steel fuel tank cover, Achat Grey Metallic matt frame, tape on fuel tank
  • The paint finish Thunder Grey Metallic will no longer be available

2018 BMW R 1200 RS

  • Style Exclusive: new colour Frozen Bronze Metallic/Black Storm Metallic, gold brake callipers, stainless steel fuel tank cover, Frozen Bronze metallic engine spoiler, Achat grey metallic matt frame
  • New colour Blackstorm metallic
  • The paint finish Lupin Blue Metallic will no longer be available

2018 BMW S 1000 XR

  • Style HP: new HP Motorsport colours (Light white/Racing blue metallic/Racing red) including Pro seat with stitched XR-logo (from 09/2017)
  • The paint finish Light white/Granite grey metallic/Racing red will no longer be available

2018 BMW S 1000 RR

Akrapovič full titanium exhaust system (optional equipment, available from October 2017).

2018 BMW C 650 Sport

  • New paint finish Austin Yellow Metallic
  • The paint finish Valencia Orange Metallic Matt will no longer be available

2018 BMW C 650 GT

  • New paint finish Ocean Blue Metallic Matt
  • The paint finish Frozen Bronze Metallic will no longer be available

2018 BMW K 1600 GT, K 1600 GTL and K 1600 B

  • LED auxiliary headlights in new design (optional equipment)
  • BMW Motorrad Spezial parts for K 1600 GT and K 1600 GTL (special paint finishes and optional equipment)

2018 BMW F 700 GS

  • New paint finish Racing Blue Metallic in conjunction with Light White frame colour
  • The paint finish Racing Red is no longer available

2018 BMW F 800 GS

 

  • New paint finish Racing Blue Metallic in conjunction with Light White frame colour
  • The paint finish Ostra Grey Metallic will no longer be available

2018 BMW F 800 GS Adventure

  • New paint finish Racing Blue Metallic in conjunction with Light White frame colour
  • The paint finish Catalano grey metallic will no longer be available

Source: BMW Motorrad

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