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2023 BMW R nineT Urban G/S[Specs, Features, Photos]

2023 BMW R nineT Urban G/S
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The 2023 BMW R nineT Urban G/S Makes The 80’s Look Modern

The 2023 BMW R nineT Urban G/S is a tribute to the iconic R80 G/S enduro bike of the 1980s, with a modern twist. This bike combines retro styling with modern performance, offering a powerful 1,170cc boxer engine that delivers 109 horsepower and 85 lb-ft of torque. The bike compares well with other models in BMW’s stable and features advanced technology, such as multiple riding modes and LED lighting, as well as a range of upgrades such as adaptive headlight and cross spoked wheels. The Urban G/S also features a responsive suspension system, with an adjustable rear shock. BMW has created a unique look with the bike’s high-mounted front fender and spoke wheels which give it a distinctive off-road look, while its road-focused tires provide excellent grip on paved roads.  All these features make the BMW R nineT Urban G/S a top choice among European brands with this versatile motorcycle that is equally at home on and off the road.  It is a great choice for riders who enjoy adventure touring and exploring both urban and rural environments.

The 2023 BMW R nineT Urban G/S starts at $12,995 USD, $15,045 CAD

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new 2023 BMW R nineT Urban G/Sin one place.

2023 BMW R nineT Urban G/S

Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $12,995 USD, $15,045 CAD
  • Key Features:
    • Speedometer with on board computer
    • Ride modes
    • LED lighting
    • Drive train and final drive in black

Main Specs

  • Engine: 1,170 cc air/oil cooled two-cylinder four-stroke boxer
  • Power: 109 horsepower
  • Torque: 85 lb-ft
  • Weight: 492 lbs (223 kgs)
  • Seat Height: 32.3 inches (820 mm)

2023 BMW R nineT Urban G/S

2023 BMW R nineT Urban G/S Specifications

From BMW


Engine 1170cc, Air/oil-cooled two-cylinder, four-stroke boxer engine with two camshafts and four radially arranged valves per cylinder as well as central counterbalance shaft
Engine Power 109 hp at 7,250 rpm
Bore x Stroke 101 mm x 73 mm
Compression Ratio 12.0 : 1
Fuel delivery Electronic port fuel injection / digital engine management with overrun cutoff, twin-spark ignition
Starter Electric
Max Torque 85.5 lbs-ft. at 6,000 rpm


Clutch Single dry plate clutch, hydraulically operated
Transmission Claw-shifted six-speed transmission with helical-cut splines
Drive Shaft Drive


Suspension Front Telescopic forks with 43 mm fixed-tube diameter
Suspension Rear Cast aluminum single swing arm with BMW Motorrad Paralever; central spring strut, spring preload steplessly adjustable by hook wrench, rebound-stage damping adjustable
Brakes Front Twin-disc brakes, diameter 12.6″, 4-piston callipers
Brakes Rear Single disc brake, diameter 10.4″, double-piston floating calliper
Tires Front 120/70 R 19
Tires Rear 170/60 R 17
Fuel Tank Capacity 4.5 gal.
Color Light White with graphics, Imperial Blue Metallic


Alternator Three-phase alternator with 720 Watt nominal power
Battery 12 V / 12 Ah
Tail Light LED Tail Light


Length 85.6”
Width 34.1”
Height 52.5”
Wheelbase 60.1”
Castor 4.33”
Seat Height 33.5”
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled

491.6 lbs.



2023 BMW R nineT Urban G/S

2023 BMW R nineT Urban G/S Features

Classic round instrument speedometer

Stylish and analog. And you have everything you need to know at a glance.

Classic color scheme

The color combination of the paint and the red seat: take a seat – you’re unlikely to get any closer to such historical role models.

Boxer engine

The design of the modern air/oil-cooled boxer has been revised: freshly designed cylinder head covers and throttle bodies ensure an unmistakable appearance.

Tank shape and air box cover

The distinctive design is a core element of the R nineT family.

Distinctive front

Classic G/S model design language: lamp cover and front-wheel cover.

Double-flow exhaust system with heat protection

The deep boxer sound is available as an impressive, optional double-flow version with two pipes with screwed-on heat protection.

Roughly toothed footrests

The striking footrests are more than an eye-catcher. They offer safety. Especially when you ride standing up.

LED headlights and turn signal indicators

Familiar look: the round headlight with lamp cover. In addition, it features modern LED technology and is flanked by LED turn indicators.

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