BMW recently revealed five new motorcycles. They all fit into the company’s Heritage line of bikes and look like some seriously good machines. There’s a new version of the R 18 and then there are four different R nineT motorcycles that help provide options to buyers. Let’s take a closer look.
The R nineT lineup gets four models for 2021, including the standard R nineT, the R nineT Pure, the R nineT Scrambler, and the R nineT Urban G/S.
The Urban G/S is the big news for the 2021 model year. The company brought back a super cool version of the R nineT, giving buyers a way to get some impressive retro styling in a Dakar-inspired bike. The rest of the lineup looks equally as cool with some minor updates.
The bikes all have a Euro 5 compliant boxer twin that makes 109 hp and 85.6 lb-ft of torque. The cylinder heads were redesigned as well as the throttle valve parts and cylinder head covers. There’s also a USB charging socket, hand wheel for adjusting preload, ABS Pro with Dynamic Brake Control, and two ride modes: rain and standard.
R 18 Classic
On the BMW R 18 side of things, BMW added a bagger version of the R 18 called the Classic. The bike is very similar to the standard R 18, but offers some saddlebags, a two-up seat, LED headlight, auxiliary lighting, standard cruise control, floorboards and a pair of 16-inch wheels front and back, which is different than the standard R 18.
The company also announced a big customization program that includes collaborations with Roland Sands, Mustang Seats, and Vance & Hines. This will allow you to do pretty much anything you want to your R 18. Pricing for the Classic has not yet been announced.