BMW announces new R nineT Sport

UK-only Sport model includes brushed aluminium tank and Akrapovic exhaust

BMW has just announced a UK-only Sport version of the R nineT, which features a high level Akrapovic silencer plus a few additional touches to add to its café race credentials.

As well as undoubtedly enhancing the sounds of the R nineT, the new end can also makes the bike look cleaner, as does the the lack of pillion footrests and seat, which have been ditched to contribute to the Sport's tidier appearance.

Aside from the new exhaust, the most obvious change over the standard bike is the new aluminium tank, which will be available in two versions: hand-brushed, gloss-varnished and with visible or smoothed welding seams.

The Sport gets ABS and heated grips as standard, along with LED indicators and will be available from February 6 at a cost of £12,990 OTR.

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