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2018 BMW R nineT Urban G/S Price Announced for USA

BMW R nineT Urban G/S Price USA

One of BMW’s coolest R nineT designs—the R nineT Urban G/S—will arrive in BMW Motorrad USA dealerships in June.

The Urban G/S, which pays tribute to the original adventure bike, the iconic 1980 R 80 G/S, will retail for $12,995 (plus a $495 destination fee).

The Urban G/S is the fifth R nineT model in BMW’s Heritage lineup, which includes the base R nineT, Scrambler, Racer and Pure. It arrives with the classic red, white and blue styling of the original R 80 G/S, which was the weapon of choice for iconic long-distance motorcycle travels such as Helge Pedersen, who penned “10 Years on 2 Wheels.”

2018 BMW R nineT Urban G/S Price Announced for USA
2018 BMW R nineT Urban G/S Price Announced

The Urban G/S arrives with the same air/oil-cooled 1170cc boxer twin in the other R nineTs that produces 110 horsepower, but with some unique features.

2017 BMW R nineT Urban G/S Features (vs. the BMW R nineT):

  • 19” front wheel (optional off-road tires)
  • Headlight fairing + high front fender
  • Higher handlebars, more upright
  • Extended spring travel (4.9”/5.5” vs. 4.7”/4.7”)
  • Enduro footrests
  • One-piece seat
  • Painted steel tank, traditional forks/gaiters, cast wheels, single tailpipe, Single speedometer
  • Light White (w/ motorsport-blue accents and red seat)

Factory Options are also available:

  • Hand-brushed Aluminum Fuel Tank with sanded weld: $950 MSRP
  • Hand-brushed Aluminum Fuel Tank with visible weld: $850 MSRP
  • Chrome Exhaust: $150 MSRP
  • Heated Grips: $250 MSRP
  • Anti-Theft Alarm: $395 MSRP
  • Off-Road Tires: $0
  • Automatic Stability Control: $400 MSRP
  • Cross Spoke Wheels: $500 MSRP
  • Low Seat: $0

For additional information, visit BMW Motorrad USA.

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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