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Wed, 16 Dec 2015

New BMW R nineT Scrambler leads the charge of BMW 2016 models

BMW Motorrad has unveiled the new 2016 BMW R nineT Scrambler at EICMA in Milan alongside the refreshed F 700 GS and F 800 GS.

These new models join the G 310 R small capacity roadster announced last week at a conference in Munich, and the previously announced C 650 Sport and C 650 GT maxi-scooters.

The New BMW R nineT Scrambler

The new Scrambler is the latest addition to the BMW R nineT model range, offering a similar proposition of a Boxer-powered roadster but with a 'Scrambler' heritage and style. We haven't yet announced a price, but it'll be available in summer 2016 - and you'll be able to see it in person at Motorcycle Live later this month.

-Powered by the 1,170cc air/oil-cooled Boxer twin motor making 110 hp (81kW) at 7,750 rpm and 116 Nm at 6,000 rpm -Classic ‘scrambler’ design including upright seating position, fork gaiters, classic colour scheme and raised twin exhaust -Large 19-inch front wheel -Modular frame with removable passenger subframe and seat -Spoked wheels available as a factory-fit option -Huge range of individually tailored accessories available to aid customisation and personalisation

The New BMW G 310 R

BMW Motorrad also displayed the 2016 BMW G 310 R in EICMA, having been launched at a conference in Munich last week. The G 310 R is the company's first roadster under 500cc.

Highlights of the new BMW G 310 R

-Innovative 313cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine with DOHC, backward-tilted cylinder and intake tract positioned at the front -Making 34 hp (25 kW) at 9,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 28 Nm at 7,500 rpm -Rigid tubular steel frame, upside-down forks and long swingarm for a high degree of ride stability, precise steering response and dynamic handling -BMW Motorrad ABS as standard -Low seat height of 785 millimetres -Dynamic roadster design with echoes of the S 1000 R

The new BMW F 700 GS and F 800 GS

BMW Motorrad presents the new BMW F 700 GS and F 800 GS. Two popular models have been updated with a visual refresh, featuring new tank covers, electroplated elements and two-colour seat covers.

A total of five possible seat heights for each model (with four seats and optional lowered suspension) offer perfect ergonomics for riders whatever their height.

The new BMW C 650 Sport and C 650 GT

The new C 650 Sport and the new C 650 GT have been updated to offer even greater performance, comfort and safety potential. With an extensively modified drivetrain, more comfortable suspension settings and a completely revised design for the C 650 Sport, they combine more than ever the excellent riding qualities of a motorcycle with the agility and comfort offered by a maxi scooter.

Highlights of the new C 650 Sport and C 650 GT:

-New CVT transmission setup in conjunction with revised clutch linings for improved acceleration -New suspension and damping setup for an ideal compromise between sport and comfort -In addition to ABS, Automatic Stability Control (ASC) comes as standard -Completely new, dynamic design for the C 650 Sport -Detailed stylistic fine-tuning for the C 650 GT -World-first debut of the new Side View Assist (SVA) rider assistance system (SVA) on the C 650 GT

Concept eRR- The debut of the new concept eRR 100% electric S 1000 RR. It is still unknown if this fantastic bike will go into production but it is still nice to have a look!