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The new BMW R 12 nineT and R 12: A homage to tradition and innovation

The BMW Motorrad has with the introduction of the new R 12 nineT as a Classic Roadster and the R 12 as a Classic Cruiser presents a continuation of their successful R nineT series. Both models tie in seamlessly with the concept that began in 2013 with the R nineT. The new frame concept gives the motorcycles an even more classic and puristic design, which is powered by the air/oil-cooled boxer engine with a new airbox. This engine has its roots in the legendary HP 2 Sport sports boxer from 2007 and is one of the engine icons from BMW.

The R nineT from 2013 already combined classic motorcycle design with modern technology, high craftsmanship and extensive options for customizing. This concept was continued with the new R 12 nineT. The goal was to seamlessly follow in the footsteps of the R nineT and continue its timeless design and high customizing qualities. The R 12 nineT is designed as a classic Roadster and offers a lifestyle appearance in an urban environment as well as dynamic driving fun on winding country roads.

The R 12, on the other hand, is a classic cruiser that stands for cool and relaxed motorcycling enjoyment under the motto "The Spirit of Easy". Both models, the R 12 nineT as a roadster and the R 12 as a cruiser, combine the characteristic boxer engine and the design of bygone motorcycle eras with innovative technology. The focus is on customization options in order to offer drivers the greatest possible freedom in designing their motorcycle.

The air/oil-cooled two-cylinder boxer engine has been synonymous with BMW motorcycles for 100 years and can now be found in the new R 12 models. In the R 12 nineT it delivers 80 kW (109 hp) at 7,000 rpm and in the R 12 > 70 kW (95 HP) is available at 6,500 rpm. The newly designed Airbox and the left-side "Twin Pipe" exhaust system with two rear silencers arranged one above the other contribute to the sporty appearance of the roadster and the classic cruiser -Design at.

A newly developed lattice tube bridge frame made of steel forms the core of the new R 12 models. This one-piece frame provides a tidy and classic appearance, while the bolted-on tube steel rear frame also contributes to weight savings. The R 12 nineT comes standard with classic round instruments for speed and speed as well as a USB-C Connection and a 12 V socket. The R 12, on the other hand, comes with a speedometer as standard, while the tachometer is optionally available as part of the original BMW motorcycle accessories is.

The design of the R 12 nineT emphasizes a rising, dynamic line with an aluminium tank and improved ergonomics for the driver. The R 12, on the other hand, presents itself in the classic cruiser style with a steel tank in a teardrop shape and a decidedly casual seating position.

Both models offer a variety of attractive color combinations for stylish appearances as Classic Roadster and Classic Cruiser. In addition to the classic, puristic design, the R 12 nineT and R 12 are characterized by their attention to detail, their strong emotional appeal and their comprehensive equipment. From powerful braking systems with ABS Pro to adaptive LED lighting units, these motorcycles offer the highest level of safety and comfort .

Overall, the new BMW R 12 nineT and R 12 are a successful combination of tradition and innovation that offer drivers a distinctive and customizable driving experience. With their powerful engines, classic design and modern technologies, they are more than just motorcycles - they are an expression of a passion for motorcycling.