BMW makes ABS standard on all new models

Published: 11 July 2012

All new BMW motorcycles will come with ABS as standard when the 2013 models go on sale.

BMW has opted to fit all their models with ABS from 2013 due to the European Union's requirement that all motorcycles sold within Europe should come with ABS as of 2016.

Other than the addition of ABS, most of BMW's range get slight changes wfor 2013 with new colours.

The full changes for the 2013 bikes, which are expected to arrive in dealers in August, are listed below.

BMW F800R
From model year 2013 the BMW F 800 R is available in the following new paint finishes:
- Racing blue metallic/Alpine white
- Sapphire black metallic

The following paint finishes are no longer available: Alpine white/Black satin gloss, Magma red/White aluminium metallic matt.

BMW F800R Dynamic package
In the Dynamic package, BMW Motorrad offers a combination of options and special accessories which underline the dynamic flair of the BMW F 800 R even more strikingly. The package comprises:
- Engine spoiler
- LED rear light
- LED turn indicators
- Pillion seat cover

The Dynamic package is available for the F 800 R from August in conjunction with a new vehicle order. The package price in Germany is € 295.- incl. 19 % VAT (price saving € 138.-).

BMW F800R Touring package
The ideal package motorcyclists who love to travel, the new Touring package for the F 800 R focuses on ride comfort and touring capability. The package comprises:
- Heated grips
- On-board computer
- Socket
- Luggage rack
- Pannier holder
- Centre stand

The Touring package is available for the BMW F 800 R from August in conjunction with a new vehicle order. The package price in Germany is € 495.- incl. 19 % VAT (price saving € 215.-).

BMW G650GS
From model year 2013 the BMW G 650 GS is available in the following new paint finish:
- Sunset yellow

The paint finish Orange red is no longer available.

BMW R1200R
From model year 2013 the BMW R 1200 R is available in the following new paint finishes:
- Montego blue metallic
- Magnesium beige metallic

The paint finishes Red apple metallic and Smoke grey metallic are no longer available.

BMW S1000RR
From model year 2013 the BMW S 1000 RR is available in the following new paint finish:
- Granite grey metallic matt

The paint finish Bluefire is no longer available.

BMW K1300S
From model year 2013 the BMW K 1300 S is available in the following new paint finish:
- Sapphire black metallic/Dark graphite metallic

The paint finish Magma red/Sapphire black metallic is no longer available.

BMW K1300R
From model year 2013 the BMW K 1300 R is available in the following new paint finishes:
- Racing red/Sapphire Black metallic
- Sapphire black metallic/Black satin gloss

The paint finishes Ostra grey metallic matt/Sapphire black metallic, Light grey metallic and Black satin gloss/Granite grey metallic matt are no longer available.

The sports wheels previously available as an optional extra are now included in the range of standard fittings. The Dynamic package of the K 1300 R therefore no longer includes them. The latter thus comprises heated grips, on-board computer, LED turn indicators, the Sport windshield, Electronic Suspension Adjustment ESA II and the shift assistant. The package price has been adjusted downwards accordingly and is now € 890.- (previously € 1,000.-; price valid for the German market).

BMW K1600GT
From model year 2013 the BMW K 1600 GT is available in the following new paint finishes:
- Dark graphite metallic
- Montego blue metallic

The paint finish Vermilion red metallic is no longer available.

The LED additional headlamps are available as of October 2012 as a new option for the K 1600 GT (previously only for the K 1600 GTL).

In the 5.7-inch TFT colour screen on the instrument panel, there is now an optional digital speed display or the logo "6".

BMW K1600GTL
From model year 2013 the BMW K 1600 GTL is available in the following new paint finishes:
- Dark graphite metallic
- Damask red metallic

The paint finish Royal blue metallic is no longer available.

In the 5.7-inch TFT colour screen on the instrument panel, there is now an optional digital speed display or the logo "6".

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