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The BMW R nineT Urban G/S

Authentic, striking, balanced

As the crow flies? No, the detour is the destination. And when it comes to gravel, the R nineT Urban G/S is also in its element. Its design is reminiscent of the first G/S models. This is the legendary BMW R 80 G/S. And with it the idea that simply anything is possible. The geometry with the upright, relaxed seating position, the well-balanced handling and the boxer with its unmistakable sound, challenge you to rewrite history with the R nineT Urban G/S – your history. Personal, individual and truly #Soulfuel.

Tradition – newly designed

A look back and yet forward

The typical G/S look was a must-have in the 80s. The three colours of the R nineT Urban G/S are an unrivalled reminder of this time.

Option 719 Underground/Lightwhite

Discreet yet bold: the design in Underground/Light white with black highlights emphasises the coolness of your bike.

Light white with tape

The bright white, the black frame and the bright red seat make the bike a real eye-catcher.

Imperial Blue metallic

Whether you are travelling within or beyond city limits: Imperial Blue metallic guarantees you a unique and elegant appearance.

Boxer engine
We see the boxer engine of the R nineT Urban G/S.
LED headlights and LED flashing turn indicators
We see the LED headlights and LED indicators of the R nineT Urban G/S.
Distinctive front
We see the striking front of the R nineT Urban G/S.
Tank shape and snorkel cover
We see the tank shape and snorkel cover of the R nineT Urban G/S.
Roughly toothed footrests
We see the footrests of the R nineT Urban G/S.
Single-pipe exhaust system with heat protection
We see the exhaust system of the R nineT Urban G/S.
Classic round instrument speedometer
We see the round instrument speedometer of the R nineT Urban G/S.
Double-flow exhaust system with heat protection
We see the double-flow exhaust system of the R nineT Urban G/S.
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The bike that brings back memories. Jump on and off you ride, it really is better to travel than to arrive.

 "

Ulli Sengenberger

Colour, graphic and surface design R nineT

Create your own legend

Create your own legend

There is nothing more beautiful than strong role models. And this applies to design, too. Nevertheless, the R nineT Urban G/S offers you several possibilities to become unforgettable yourself. With the Option 719 billet pack Classic, you can immediately see the quality and love for the craft. And the gold anodised cross-spoked wheels really get your individuality going.

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This one knows how to have fun

For any punchline

Power through the city traffic or prefer to take a spontaneous trip over gravel roads? The air/oil-cooled boxer takes your ideas on board. And makes for very fun travel. Its drivability is balanced and full of exciting dynamics whenever it matters. The optimised torque curve guarantees you dynamic pulling power between 4,000 and 6,000 rpm. And this is exactly where you get the most spontaneous ideas. The peak torque is still 116 Nm at 6,000 rpm. And of course the boxer complies with the requirements of the Euro 5 standard.

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116
Nm max. torque at 6,000 rpm
223
kg unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled
1,170
cc capacity
850
mm seat height
Air/oil-cooled twin-cylinder four-stroke boxer engine

Comfort? Of course

The bendier routes

The bendier routes

The R nineT Urban G/S boasts balanced drivability. In the new Dirt Mode of the driving modes Pro, you can now let the control systems ASC or DTC take effect much later: for gravel and dirt roads off the beaten track. And the adaptive headlights provide optimum illumination of the inside of corners at heel angles between 7° and 25°.

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5 years warranty

Ride on & on & on. We`re giving you an extra year. 

Now there's a 5-year warranty on all motorcycles. 

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