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Celebrating BMW Motorrad GS Legacy: 1 Million GS with Boxer Engine

BMW Motorrad, a pioneer in the motorcycle industry, proudly announces a significant achievement: producing the one millionth GS motorcycle equipped with a powerful boxer engine. Since 1980, BMW Motorrad GS models have captivated motorcycle enthusiasts with their unmatched capabilities. This milestone coincides with the highly anticipated world premiere of the new BMW R 1300 GS on September 28, 2023, at the prestigious BMW Motorrad Welt in Berlin.

The Legendary BMW Motorrad GS with Boxer Engine:

For over four decades, BMW Motorrad has revolutionized touring enduros with its GS models. The introduction of the R 80 G/S in 1980 redefined the genre by seamlessly combining on-road and off-road performance, long-distance touring abilities, and everyday usability. The BMW GS with boxer engine quickly became an iconic motorcycle, achieving global success and earning its place as a cornerstone in the BMW Motorrad lineup. Its dynamic riding performance, robust off-road qualities, superior long-distance comfort, and continuous development have influenced the entire BMW Motorrad range. As part of the “100 Years of BMW Motorrad” celebration, the production of the one millionth BMW GS motorcycle with a boxer engine marks a significant milestone in the brand’s history and sets the stage for the highly anticipated R 1300 GS.

Celebrating the Milestone:

In a special work meeting held on June 21, 2023, at the BMW Motorrad plant in Berlin-Spandau, the one millionth GS motorcycle with a boxer engine was unveiled. This Triple Black Style R 1250 GS represents the culmination of years of dedication and innovation. The celebrations continue with the grand opening of the BMW Motorrad Welt in Berlin on September 28. During this exclusive event, the new BMW R 1300 GS will be unveiled, captivating fans around the world. Join us as we live stream the opening ceremony on the official BMW Group and BMW Motorrad social media channels. Starting from September 30, 2023, enthusiasts from all walks of life will have the opportunity to experience BMW Motorrad Welt firsthand.

The Legacy of the R 80 G/S:

In 1980, BMW Motorrad introduced the groundbreaking R 80 G/S, a motorcycle that blended the thrill of off-road and on-road riding like never before. Since then, the GS models with boxer engines have continuously evolved into cutting-edge, high-tech touring enduros. From the original 798 cubic centimeters and 50 horsepower to the current BMW R 1250 GS, equipped with state-of-the-art chassis technology, advanced electronic control systems, and unmatched performance, the GS series has become the epitome of sought-after touring enduros worldwide. BMW Motorrad’s dedication to consistent advancement has cemented the GS legacy.

BMW Motorrad celebrates a remarkable achievement as it produces the one millionth GS motorcycle with a boxer engine. This milestone showcases the brand’s commitment to innovation and excellence. As we look forward to the world premiere of the new BMW R 1300 GS, join us in commemorating the legacy of the legendary BMW GS series. Stay connected through our official BMW Group and BMW Motorrad social media channels for the latest updates on this momentous occasion.