Powerful New BMW R 1300 GS Adventure Motorcycle Arriving in India Confirmed!

BMW R 1300 GS

Gear up for thrilling adventures with the all-new BMW R 1300 GS, arriving at dealerships in India by the end of April or early May. This feature-packed machine promises exceptional performance on both paved roads and rough terrains, making it a dream ride for motorcycle enthusiasts.

Striking Design and Improved Handling

The R 1300 GS boasts a sleek and modern design compared to its predecessor, the R 1250 GS. The flatter fuel tank and overall compactness contribute to a lighter weight, making the motorcycle nimbler and easier to handle. A noticeable feature is the X-shaped matrix LED headlight with four DRLs, which may spark conversation due to its bold design.

BMW R 1300 GS

Comfort and Control

The R 1300 GS prioritizes rider comfort with its ergonomic design, a hallmark of adventure motorcycles. The new sheet metal shell main frame offers increased space and stiffness, while the die-cast aluminum sub-frame further enhances rigidity and control, especially during off-road riding.

Powerful Engine and Upgraded Suspension

The centerpiece of the R 1300 GS is the new 1,300 cc liquid-cooled boxer-twin engine. This powerhouse generates 143.5 bhp and 149 Nm of peak torque, exceeding the R 1250 GS by a significant margin. BMW Motorrad proudly claims this to be their most powerful boxer engine yet. The suspension system receives an upgrade as well, featuring an EVO telelever unit in the front and a new EVO paralever unit at the rear. An optional dynamic suspension allows for on-the-go adjustments to damping and spring preload. This package also includes an innovative adaptive seat height that adjusts dynamically for enhanced comfort while riding slow or at a standstill.

BMW R 1300 GS

Advanced Features and Technology

The R 1300 GS comes loaded with a plethora of features, living up to its premium adventure motorcycle status. A 6.5-inch full-color TFT display keeps the rider informed, while keyless ignition ensures a convenient riding experience. Four standard riding modes – Rain, Road, Eco, and Enduro – cater to diverse riding conditions. Riders seeking further customization can opt for the Pro package, unlocking three additional modes: Dynamic, Dynamic Pro, and Enduro Pro. Advanced rider assistance features are available as well, including radar-based adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, lane change warning, and active cruise control, enhancing safety and rider confidence.

BMW R 1300 GS

BMW R 1300 GS’s Variant and Pricing Options

Internationally, the R 1300 GS is available in three variants: Option 719 Tramuntana, GS Trophy, and Triple Black. We can expect BMW Motorrad India to introduce these same variants to the Indian market. The estimated pricing for the R 1300 GS starts at Rs. 22 lakh to Rs. 23 lakh (ex-showroom), placing it competitively within the premium adventure motorcycle segment.

BMW R 1300 GS

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The New Benchmark for Adventure Touring

The arrival of the BMW R 1300 GS in India marks a significant development in the adventure motorcycle landscape. With its powerful engine, improved handling, advanced features, and striking design, this motorcycle is poised to become a top choice for riders seeking an exceptional on-and-off-road touring experience. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or an aspiring explorer, the R 1300 GS promises to be a worthy companion on your next journey.

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