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Bmw Motorrad Announces Model Updates For 2016New Dynamic Brake Light introduced and ABS Pro comes to three further models.

BMW Motorrad has announced a number of 2016 model year updates including the new Dynamic Brake Light, a special-edition model and new colour options.

Dynamic Brake Light.

As part of BMW Motorrad’s Safety 360° strategy, Dynamic Brake Light has been created as a passive safety feature. The system, which is integrated into the BMW advanced motorcycle braking system ABS Pro, operates in two stages.

If the rider brakes from over 50km/h, the rear brake light flashes at a rate of 5Hz, making the motorcycle as visible as possible to other road users.

Additionally, if the speed drops below 14km/h then the hazard warning lights are automatically activated, before being switched off once the rider accelerates back up to 20km/h.

To see video of Dynamic Brake Light in action, click here.


BMW Motorrad’s cornering braking system ABS Pro, which debuted as a factory-fit option on the 2015 S 1000 XR, will be available to order on the 2016 R 1200 GS and R 1200 GS Adventure.

The innovative system will also be included as standard on the 2016 K 1600 GT, GTL and GTL Exclusive models.

BMW Motorrad 2016 model updates at a glance.

New Dynamic Brake Light will be available on 2016 models:

  • R 1200 GS
  • R 1200 GS Adventure
  • S 1000 XR
  • K 1600 GT, GTL and GTL Exclusive (as standard)

ABS Pro will additionally be available on the following 2016 models:

  • R 1200 GS
  • R 1200 GS Adventure
  • K 1600 GT, GTL and GTL Exclusive (as standard)

New 2016 BMW R 1200 GS Triple Black TE special-edition model:

  • The world’s best-selling motorcycle in a virtually all-black finish
  • Black storm metallic & Agate Grey colours
  • Cross-spoke wheels with black gloss rim
  • New black-grey seat with “GS” logo

New 2016 BMW R nineT special-edition model:

  • Hand-brushed aluminium fuel tank with visible welding seams (or optional smoothed welding seams)
  • Heated grips

New 2016 colour schemes:

  • R 1200 GS TE Alpine in Light white non-metallic
  • R 1200 GS Adventure in Racing red non-metallic or Ocean blue metallic or Light White
  • R 1200 RT in Platinum bronze metallic
  • S 1000 RR in Black storm metallic / Racing red non-metallic
  • K 1600 GT Sport in Cosmic blue metallic / Black storm metallic
  • K 1600 GTL in Ocean blue metallic
  • K 1600 GTL Exclusive in Sparkling storm metallic
  • F 800 GT in Monolith metallic / Sapphire black

Customers will be able to place orders from 01 August 2015 in their local BMW Motorrad Retailer.

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