BMW Unveils 2014 R1200GS Adventure

BMW has unveiled their new 2014 R1200GS Adventure, the highlighy anticipated off-road iteration of their water-cooled R1200GS motorcycle. Featuring an assortment of aesthetic, ergonomic and off-road enhancements, the new R1200GS Adventure model is ready to explore the world.  Here is some additional information and images.

Highlights of the new BMW R 1200 GS Adventure:

• Based on the same versatile overall concept as the R 1200 GS, with spirited twin-cylinder boxer engine and agile chassis, but with enhanced off-road prowess and globetrotting abilities.

• Increased flywheel mass in the engine and additional vibration damper for even smoother running and superior rideability.

• Spring travel 0.8 inches longer at front and rear compared to R 1200 GS.

• 0.4 inches more ground clearance than predecessor.

• Modified geometry of trailing arm for even sharper handling.

• Completely restyled bodywork in distinctly robust and masculine GS Adventure design.

• 7.9 gallon fuel tank with similar range to predecessor.

• ABS, ASC and two riding modes as standard.

• Three further riding modes available as factory option.

• Semi-active suspension Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) available as factory option.

• More comfortable height and tilt-adjustable rider seat.

• Large, adjustable windshield and air flaps.

• Wide enduro footrests.

• Adjustable, reinforced foot-operated levers.

• Robust engine and tank protection bar.

• Wide range of accessories and factory options.



The new R 1200 GS Adventure clearly signals its adventurous, globetrotting nature with a choice of new color schemes.

In Olive matt, the R 1200 GS Adventure emphasizes its long-distance touring qualities and exudes a particularly robust and strong character.

The BMW Motorrad brand color Alpine white lends the R 1200 GS Adventure a light look and underlines its off-road expertise.

Racing blue metallic matt offers a sporty appearance and accentuates its dynamic on-road performance abilities.

Optional Equipment:

• Ride Modes Pro (three additional riding modes – Dynamic, Enduro and Enduro Pro –  

  plus the Enduro ABS and Enduro ASC add-ons for off-road riding).

• Semi-active suspension Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment).

• Navigation system preparation.

• Onboard computer Pro.

• Cruise control.

• Full-LED headlight.

• LED auxiliary lights.

• TPM (tire pressure monitor).

• Heated grips.

• Chrome-plated exhaust system.

• Anti-theft alarm system.

• Off-road tires 



• LED auxiliary lights.

• Anti-theft alarm system.

Storage Options:

• Aluminum cases.

• Inner bags for aluminum cases.

• Aluminum topcase.

• Inner bag for aluminum topcase.

• Water-resistant tank bag.

• Softbag 2, small.

• Softbag 2, large. 


• HP sport silencer by Akrapovic.

Ergonomics and Comfort:

• Rally seat with luggage plate (seat height 35.2 inches).

• Tinted windshield. 

Navigation and Communication:

• BMW Motorrad Navigator V.

• Holder, cable and attachment kit. 

Maintenance and Technology:

• Onboard toolkit service kit.

   BMW R1200 GS Adventure             BMW R1200GS                      

Fuel Campacity 7.9 gal. 5.3 gal.
Front Travel 8.3 in. 7.5 in.
Rear Travel 8.7 in. 7.9 in.
Seat Height 35.0/35.8 in. 33.5/34.3 in.
Weight: Fuel Tank 90% 573 lbs. 525 lbs.
Max. Load 485 lbs. 467 lbs.
Length 88.8 in. 86.9 in.
Width 38.6 in. 37.5 in.
Fuel Economy @ 55mph 54.7 mpg 57.4 mpg
Fuel Economy @75mph 39.9 mpg 42.8 mpg

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