BMW: Service Website Shows New GS Variants in the Works
Booking Errors Show R1300GS, R1400GS and M1300GS On the Way
This is definitely a leak that we don’t see often.
Apparently, a BMW service website just spilled the beans on a handful of up-and-coming GS models, with the report from MCN stating that, for a short amount of time (prior to tech cleaning the leak up), you could book servicing for your R1300GS, R1400GS, or M1300GS.
Considering none of these models exist (yet), Christmas has just come a wee bit early.
Let’s start with the M1300GS, since this is the easiest machine to tackle.
BMW’s ‘M’ presence is already apparent in their automotive ‘M’ lineup and the M1000RR supersport, with the ‘M’ being delineated as BMW’s luxury descriptive.
“Expect carbon fibre aplenty, a rorty exhaust and a few other trick bits,” agrees the report.
As for the R1300GS/1400GS, that’s a bit harder. There’s currently no range for the ‘R’ descriptive, indicating that there is a new engine in the works.
“Although the current model is water cooled, its targeted cooling of the top end – the cylinders themselves are still air cooled,” muses Jordan Gibbons, author of the report.
“Chances are the new 1300GS will move to a completely watercooled engine.”
With their sources also indicating that the R1400GS will be competition for the Multistrada V4 (think punchy, high tech chonky adventure tourer), and the R1300GS being the slightly more relaxed model for off-road use, mimicking the difference between the Honda Africa Twin and Africa Twin Adventure Sports, we can’t wait to see when the big reveal will happen.
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