Lighter, extra compact and extra torque: 2024 R 1300 GS


Sure, the capability is up and so is the facility, however the bike is 12kg lighter and BMW’s engineers have made large efforts to centralise the mass so the bike handles not simply higher, however is simpler to deal with, particularly when situations get robust.

The motor is successfully all-new: the gearbox now sits underneath the crankshaft to boost up the cylinders but decrease the centre of gravity and cut back the size of the engine. The bore has been elevated and the stroke decreased so larger valves could be employed in an effort to extend torque throughout the rev vary (not simply peak torque) with out making a bodily larger engine.


“The centrepiece is as soon as once more the legendary two-cylinder boxer engine. Its new design is extra compact than ever earlier than due to a gearbox situated underneath the engine and a brand new camshaft drive association. From precisely 1 300 cc it produces an output of 107 kW (145 hp) at 7 750 rpm, creating a most torque of 149 Nm at 6 500 rpm. This makes it by far essentially the most highly effective BMW boxer engine ever to be produced in sequence.

“With the brand new BMW R 1300 GS we are going to as soon as once more take the competitors abruptly. It’s outlined by a fair broader unfold of product substance, whereas the discount in complexity and car weight, mixed with centered tools, allow the essence of the boxer GS to be showcased much more strikingly. With a brand new engine, excellent dealing with and spectacular experience qualities, it’s going to set the tempo each on and off the street,” – Thilo Fuchs, Head of Water-cooled Boxer Fashions.”


Vital adjustments have been made to the suspension and chassis, too.

“On the centre of the brand new suspension is the sheet metallic shell primary body manufactured from metal, which along with being considerably optimised by way of set up area additionally presents increased ranges of stiffness than the predecessor mannequin. For the rear body, the earlier tubular metal construction has now been changed with a die-cast aluminium building. The brand new EVO Telelever entrance wheel information with flex ingredient and the revised EVO Paralever rear wheel information additionally present even higher steering precision and experience stability.”

BMW’s catching up with the competitors in a single space – adaptive car top (automated decreasing of the seat if you come to a cease, accessible on the competitors for a couple of years) is coming to the GS.


Adaptive cruise management makes an look, there are quite a few using modes, sports activities suspension is an possibility, varied color schemes will likely be accessible.

Try the gallery of photos beneath.

Pricing and availability hasn’t been introduced but.

Quotes are from the press equipment, as is the next:

The highlights of the brand new BMW R 1300 GS:
• Utterly newly designed boxer engine with bottom-mounted gearbox and BMW ShiftCam know-how for various the valve timing and valve stroke on the consumption aspect.
• Strongest BMW boxer engine ever.
• Highly effective response throughout the complete engine velocity vary,
exemplary gas consumption, emission ranges, operating
smoothness and refinement.
• Output and torque: 107 kW (145 hp) at 7 750 rpm and
149 Nm at 6 500 rpm.
• Knock sensor system for optimised journey suitability.
• Utterly redesigned suspension with sheet metallic shell primary
body and die-cast aluminium rear body. Even higher steering precision and experience stability due to new EVO Telelever with flex ingredient and revised rear wheel information EVO Paralever.
• Weight discount of 12 kg in comparison with the earlier mannequin.
• BMW Motorrad Full Integral ABS Professional as normal.
• 4 using modes as normal.
• Engine Drag Torque Management (MSR), Dynamic Brake Help
(DBC) and Hill Begin Management (HSC) as normal.
• Using Modes Professional with extra using modes as non-obligatory
tools ex works.
• Dynamic Traction Management DTC as normal.
• Digital Dynamic Suspension Adjustment (DSA) as non-obligatory tools ex works, with dynamic adjustment of the damping and spring price, and likewise load compensation.
• Adaptive car top management and sports activities suspension as non-obligatory tools ex works.
• New matrix LED headlamp as normal.
• Headlight Professional with adaptive turning gentle as non-obligatory tools
ex works.
• Hand protectors with built-in flip indicators as normal.
• Lithium-ion battery with Battery Guard (service perform by way of
BMW Motorrad APP) as normal.
• Dynamic Cruise Management (DCC) with brake perform as normal.
• Using Assistant with Lively Cruise Management (ACC),
Entrance Collision Warning (FCW) and
Lane Change Warning (SWW) for secure and handy motorcycling as non-obligatory tools.
• Smartphone charging compartment with built-in USB socket and extra 12 V on-board energy socket as normal.
• Seat heating for rider and passenger for enhanced touring suitability as non-obligatory tools ex works.
• Handlebar riser by as much as 30 mm as non-obligatory tools ex works.
• Wide selection of seat top variants as non-obligatory tools ex works.
• Connectivity: multifunctional instrument cluster with 6.5-inch full-colour TFT display screen and quite a few options as normal.
• RDC, Keyless Trip, heated grips as normal.
• Clever Emergency Name as non-obligatory tools ex works.
• Enticing primary variant together with the mannequin variants
Triple Black, GS Trophy and Possibility 719 Tramuntana.
• Intensive vary of non-obligatory tools, Unique BMW Motorrad

Elevated vary of ordinary tools within the new BMW R 1300 GS in comparison with the earlier mannequin:
• Heated grips.
• Keyless Trip (steering, ignition and gas tank lock).
• RDC.
• MSR.
• BMW Motorrad Full Integral ABS Professional.
• Cruise management DCC with brake perform.
• LiO starter battery.
• Hand protectors with built-in flip indicators.