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2012 BMW Motorcycles: New Paint Finishes

2012 BMW Motorrad

BMW Motorrad released info about new paint schemes across its 2012 motorcycle lineup.

The following models – BMW F 800 GS, F 650 GS, F 800 ST, R 1200 GS, R 1200 GS Adventure, R 1200 RT, K 1300 S and K 1300 R – may be ordered from BMW Motorrad dealerships with immediate effect.

2012 BMW F 800 GS

From model year 2012 the BMW F 800 GS is available in the following new paint finish: Graphitan metallic matt.

The paint finishes Alpine white and Lavaorange metallic/Black satin gloss are no longer available.

2012 BMW F 650 GS

The paint finish Lavaorange metallic is no longer available.

2012 BMW F 800 ST

From model year 2012 the BMW F 800 ST is available in the following new paint finish: Lupin blue metallic/Sapphire black metallic/Granite grey metallic.

The paint finish Lightgrey metallic/Sapphire black metallic/Granite gray metallic is no longer available.

2012 BMW R 1200 GS

From model year 2012 the BMW R 1200 GS is available in the following new paint finishes:

  • Titan silver metallic
  • Lupin blue metallic

The paint finishes Alpin white, Magma red and Ostragrey metallic matt are no longer available.

2012 BMW R 1200 GS Adventure

From model year 2012 the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure is available in the following new paint finishes:

  • Magma red
  • Alpine white/Sandrover

The paint finishes Bright yellow metallic and Smoke gray metallic matt are no longer available.

2012 BMW R 1200 RT

From model year 2012 the BMW R 1200 RT is available in the following new paint finishes:

  • Midnightblue metallic
  • Light magnesium metallic/Magnesium beige metallic
  • Fluidgrey metallic

The paint finishes Polar metallic, Thundergrey metallic, Ostra grey metallic matt and Thundergrey metallic/Titan silver metallic/Granite gray metallic are no longer available.

2012 BMW K 1300 S

From model year 2012 the BMW K 1300 S is available in the following new paint finish: Titan silver metallic/Sapphire black metallic.

The paint finishes Light gray metallic und Lupin blue metallic/Alpine white/Sapphire black are no longer available.

BMW K 1300 R

The paint finish Acidgreen metallic/Black satin gloss is no longer available.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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