The new BMW R12 and BMW R12 nine T were introduced by the BMW in last stage of 2023. It is a retro roadster lineup bike that will replace the old R nine T. This will have a significant impact on the retro segment bikes in the world. In this article, I will discuss the details of the all-new BMW R12 roadster bike.
New BMW R12
This will be a midweight cruiser bike that has a great roadster look and has better comfort while riding. This bike is suitable for urban riding and a dynamic ride. The cluster panel design and the headlight make the bike look premium in his segment.
This bike will come with a lot of features in the USA market. In India, BMW is planning to launch but some of the features will be cut down for the sake of money attraction factor. Although the final price and launching date are not confirmed yet.
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New BMW R12 Engine and Mileage
As, it will be a very powerful bike with the 1170 cc, horizontally opposed twin-engine, delivering 95hp at 6,500rpm and 110Nm at 6,000rpm. This will be a twin-setup engine with a boxer section and two exhaust nozzles.
This will be a Dual Overhead Camshaft Bike(DOHC), similar to the R nine T. This engine has a peak RPM of 8500. At higher speeds, this bike gives a fine tune in the engine, that will make the long drive rides easy.
New BMW R12 Features
This bike has a twin-pipe exhaust system, that has a very loud exhaust note. This bike has a 19-inch rim at the front with 100/90-19 tires and a 16-inch rim at the rear with 150/80-16 tires at the rear. The steering geometry will be different in this bike. This bike will get R a longer 5.2-inch trail and a 29.3° rake, contributing to a longer 59.8-inch wheelbase.
Both models have a 45 mm inverted telescopic fork, that is fully adjustable. In the rear section, it will have a Paralever swingarm with a linked shock with adjustable spring preload and rebound damping. The braking system is impressively powerful for a bike, with twin 310 mm discs radially mounted 4-pot calipers at the front and a 265 mm disc with a 2-piston caliper at the rear.
New BMW R12 Pricing
This bike will launch in the first quarter month if 2024 in the United States. It will likely come to India, as India has the biggest market for BMW, in the middle of 2024. The models and the exact price will be declared soon.