On Thursday 26 May 2016, some highly anticipated new BMW Motorcycles for 2016 were showcased at the launch of the new Bavarian Motorcycles in Centurion– now officially 1 of only 2 BMW Motorrad concept stores in SA. Of these BMW new models, the new BMW 2016 R NineT was no doubt the pièce de résistance.
This new SA market entry is expected to transform the local off road motorcycles scene irrevocably, for a number of reasons. Firstly, the new BMW R NineT Scrambler is underpinned by unparalleled heritage & engineering. Secondly it fuses simplistic retro style with modern functionality in a way that can only be described as “genius.”
Meet the new BMW R NineT.
- A classic 1200cc boxer engine.
- A high-positioned dual silencer for an unmistakeably powerful voice.
- Higher handlebars & repositioned seat for optimal confidence & comfort.
- A slightly longer spring travel to conquer rough riding spots with great ease.
- Dual sport tyres and a high exhaust system
The BMW R NineT 2016 Scrambler also boasts a number of true purist elements that all translate into a one-of-a-kind classic motorbike: including a 19-inch front wheel, analog tachometer and a minimalist monolith metallic matte steel tank. Whilst it makes that unmistakably “Pure Scrambler – Pure BMW Motorrad” statement – it still allows for each rider to adapt it to his or her own unique style.
With off road bikes, safety should remain first and foremost.
When it comes to the design of the BMW R NineT- BMW Motorrad has taken a totally uncompromising approach to safety, reliability &quality, with standard ABS & optional Active Stability Control (ASC) – for added peace of mind.
BMW Motorrad aficionados give the new BMW R NineT a “thumbs up”.
Reviews of BMW new models all indicate that younger and older generations and both male and female enthusiasts of off road bikes alike are all giving this latest BMW motorcycle – a resounding “YES!”Contact Bavarian Motorcycles in Centurion now to be first in line to meet the all new BMW Scrambler – when it arrives in the country later this year.