Some days back, we had put up news on the 2008 BMW bikes including the BMW R1200GS Adventure. Heres more on the bike then :
- Even more dynamic drive and improved traction.
- Reworked transmission and short first gear if required.
- Even more universal use through optional Enduro ESA.
- Reworked design emphasizing the off road and world travel character.
- Perfect, tried and tested series equipment for extreme tours.
- Color options: Magnesium metallic matt, plain red.
- Special equipment and tailor-made accessories in accordance with
the familiar BMW standards.
The new 2008 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure,is the third version of the ultimate long-distance enduro for globetrotters and adventurers. The Adventure also wins hearts and minds with improved perfor-mance and traction, additional offroad qualities and a level of long-distance comfort that has been enhanced even further.
The new, even more dynamic drive of the R 1200 GS Adventure even manages to outstrip the 1170 cc engine of its predecessor model, which provided confident propulsion in any conditions. With 105 bhp at 7,000 rpm, a maximum engine speed of 8,000 rpm. Like the basic R 1200 GS version, the R 1200 GS Adventure places its trust in a completely reworked 6-speed transmission which, with its shortened transmission ratios and a shorter secondary ratio, provides clearly improved traction and acceleration. Combined with the reworked engine, the R 1200 GS Adventure is much more lively and dynamic in the upper half of the engine speed range, while still providing more traction in the lower ranges.With enlarged bearing diameters and changed shaft distance.
Compared with the standard R 1200 GS version, the R 1200 GS Adventure is appearing on the market with the much expanded standard equipment taken over from its predecessor model. Its 33 liter tank, for example, allows the rider to ride for much longer stages. At a constant speed of 90 km/h, the theoretical range is around 750 kilometers. In this way, the new R 1200 GS Adventure can cover far greater distances than any of its competitors.