-disposed valves.This new layout, which made around 130 hp in the HP2 sportsbike, has naturally found its way into the bikes best known for the boxer engine: the R1200GS, GS Adventure and 1200RT. All three share several new features. The motor has been detuned
. The bigger R1200GS also continues in both its standard and Adventure forms, suggesting that the much-rumoured water-cooled GS is either a red herring, a bike that's still more than a year away or a machine that will go on sale alongside the older version
DAY TWO of BMW's launch for the three new boxer-engined models for 2010 - 1200 GS, Adventure and RT - took us away from the coast road between Malaga and Almeria into more mountainous terrain.The proposed route through the Sierra Nevada had to be abandoned as recent landslides ...
rather than the right.No news on price yet, but BMW has confirmed that the UK will be offered an exclusive R1200GS TE (touring edition) version with many factory-fit options as standard. However, at the moment there's no sign of an Adventure version
Harrison Ford... complete with banana yellow BMW lidHOLLYWOOD SUPERSTAR Harrison Ford was recently spotted prowling around on a BMW R1200GS.The actor, who's starred in some of the biggest films in cinematic history, obviously likes Bavarian clobber
DUCATI UK have released unconfirmed prices for the 2010 Multistrada 1200 range.The company say the entry price for the bike will be £10,995 at the 17.5% VAT rate (which we expect to be in place when the bikes start to arrive next spring).Ducati estimate the S version, in Sport or...
in 2008: a year when UK motorcycle registrations fell by 5.3 per cent.·Combined sales of the R 1200 GS and its Adventure variant ‘unofficially’ made it the UK’s best-selling bike. Registrations totalled 2,411 units, up 21% over 2007.·BMW increased its
. Motorcycle registrations gained 4.8 per cent with most styles showing increases. Adventure sport bikes continued their upward trend with a 27.8 per cent increase, with the BMW R1200 GS the top seller. Supersport bike sales dipped 10.8 per cent. The biggest
are reached with minimum strain on the motor and maintained with much less engine noise.Want to know the overall verdict? Check out Issue 9 of Visordown Magazine. On sale now.SPECSMultistrada 1200 S (Sport & Touring)Price: £14,295 (ABS)Engine: 1198cc liquid
touring machine and the new F 650 GS and R 1200 GS enduros.All of the BMW factory-engineered lowered suspension bikes come with a low seat, but the actual lowering modification from the standard machine varies from model to model. Bikes such as the F 800
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