The BMW R1200GS is an iconic adventure motorcycle that has gone through significant changes in 2016. The bike has been updated with a new water-cooled motor that replaces the previous air-cooled engine. The new motor is smaller, lighter, and produces 125 hp and 92 lb-ft of torque. The bike also features an upgraded suspension system from the previous model, boasting a 37 mm inverted fork and an aluminum swingarm. The R1200GS comes with BMW’s proprietary ABS, which uses a twin-disc system, and features adjustable traction and stability control.
The motorcycle has various riding modes with on-the-fly adjustment capabilities, including rain mode, road mode, dynamic mode, and enduro mode. The new R1200GS also has optimized ergonomics with an adjustable seat height of up to 35 inches. Moreover, the bike has a TFT digital display that can be customized to show various information. The R1200GS retains its classic appearance but comes with new modern features like LED lighting and a redesigned fairing. Overall, the BMW R1200GS is an iconic adventure bike that has been improved to offer better performance, rideability, and safety features.