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Development of the 2013 BMW R1200GS | Part II Video

2013 BMW R 1200 GS Development Video, Part 2

Attached above is part two of three in BMW Motorrad’s series, “Unveiled: the development of the new BMW R 1200 GS.”

The series tells the developmental story of one of the most anticipated adventure bikes of 2013, the revamped and now semi-water cooled R 1200 GS.

Speaking of the video, BMW says: “The GS has defined the travel enduro segment for over 32 years, setting the benchmark in terms of robustness, reliability and performance. So how is it possible to improve on such an extremely sophisticated bike as the R 1200 GS? In this three-part feature, BMW Motorrad provides an absolutely unique insight into the development and production of the new icon, the R 1200 GS”

Featured in the video is Raphael Wanitschke (Chassis Engineer), Raimund Mayerhofer (Specialist Design), Alexander Buckan (Designer) and Ralph Fegeret (Project Engineer Designer).

Stay clicked to UltimateMotorCycling.com for the third part of “Unveiled: the development of the new BMW R 1200 GS.” For part one, click here.

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