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2012 BMW R1200GS Rallye



BMW Motorrad has just released details on its new R1200GS Rallye, a limited edition GS similar to last year's Triple Black model.


No price has been announced yet, however BMW dealers can expect to have this limited edition R1200GS Rallye on their showroom floors by January of 2012.


To create the 2012 R1200GS Rallye, BMW made a number of changes to include a custom graphics package, Enduro ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) and an eye-catching black and red engine/frame combo that any BMW Motorrad Motorsport fan is sure to appreciate.


Additional form and functional changes that differentiate the 2012 BMW R1200GS Rallye from other GS motorcycles include:

- Alpine White with BMW Motorrad Motorsport graphics
- Black engine with matching black fork slider tubes
- Red frame
- Black and white covered seat
- Enduro ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment)
- Chromed exhaust system
- Wire-spoked wheels
- Heated grips
- Onboard computer


Comments (13)

another feeble attempt to sell 'old' air cooled GS before the next generation comes in

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I wouldn't call it feeble. Earth shaking, no, but no different from "bold new graphics" from the Japanese manufacturers. If you're in the market, buy it because you like it, but not because of some illusion of exclusivity or special value.

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soy amante de la gs, tengo una 2008, me gustaria mucho poder tener una 2012 aniversario, pero el govierno de mi pais tiene proibicion de entrada de motos bmw viovo en venezuela. gracias

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Good try at selling old technology but looks cheap. personally I think this is a let down to BMW ingenuity. Focus should be n upgrading the model period, not trying to disguise old technology, people are not that guilable so it's also a slap in the face to the customer. Shame, I was starting to seriously consider an RGS but now re-considering the Triumph options.

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Different color combo that I like. Enough that I'm replacing my white 2002 GS with this. It looks better in person than it does in the photos. Like the saying goes, beauty is in the eye of the beholder... GSes are ugly no matter what but I like this one.

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There really is no replacement for the almighty GS series, that said, the Triumph options are looking better all the time. My new 800 is quite the bike. Let the spending begin.

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Great bike still! The Tiger and Multistrada have great attraction, sure, but head-to-head the GS is still the most reliable, versatile, enjoyable bike on the planet. This new color scheme adds panache!

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I'm that gullible. This bike will replace my 2009 R1200GS now at 142,000 kms

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It's like an English bulldog... so ugly it's cute. Actually I like the looks. The red frame really accents well. But alas, I STILL LOVE my FG800GS.

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been to triumph and to honda also ducatti leave me in the bmw showroom i am happy

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I prefer "handsomely rugged" rather than ugly for my GSA. And as for upgrading the technology etc. I will take the tried and true GS. Just bought a new one in March. Rather than wait and see what comes in 2013. No way am I shelling out the cash for a first model year with major changes.

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Well, I guess I liked it as I went out and bought one just yesterday. On appearance, in a way it is slightly ugly but that is one of the things I like about it. "There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion" - Francis Bacon

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to myself Wow these guys rieppd off Honda and Harley For me it is not so much that the bike is ugly, but that it is so unoriginal design. The whole fairing is a big version of a Honda ST1300.The BSA Rocket 3 however with rayguns not triple muffler extensions as the author calls them is an original design. And that bike paved the way for the Craig Vetter Triumph Hurricane which is one of the most beautiful bike designs of all time.

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