It’s formally summer season within the northern hemisphere, and you understand what which means? That’s proper, it’s time for journey! In amongst its 2023 mannequin 12 months updates, BMW Motorrad is launching the R 1250 GS Trophy and GS Trophy Adventure to assist get your journeys off on the best foot.
Since it’s a brand new 12 months, the 40 Years GS colorway, which was a particular launch throughout a number of BMW fashions, goes away. (Depending on while you’re studying this, we’d guess that you just would possibly be capable of discover one at a dealership should you go searching, although.) The Blackstorm Metallic colorway can be departing for the 2023 mannequin 12 months.
The departure of these two colours leaves room for a brand new 2023 BMW R 1250 GS possibility, although. Both the GS and GS Adventure can be found in 2023 in GS Trophy trim. The colorway you get with the Trophy is Gravity Blue Metallic, however there’s rather more to it than simply paint.
The 2023 R 1250 GS Trophy and GS Trophy Adventure pack some tasty options geared towards journey riders. These embrace cross-spoked wheels, a Rally seat, the BMW Sport windshield, radiator and body protectors, in addition to enduro footrests. Additionally, all GS Trophy bikes with Keyless Ride will even have BMW’s RDC—that is its tire stress monitoring system—obtainable, worldwide. BMW’s self-canceling flip alerts, aka “comfort turn indicators,” may also be switched off within the menu settings should you choose.
One word: For 2023, each the R 1250 GS and GS Adventure are listed by BMW as coming with LED headlights. However, as of July 1, 2022, there’s a word on BMW’s U.S. web page advising that as a result of ongoing semiconductor scarcity, all 2023 GS bikes will ship from the manufacturing unit with halogens, with the LED scenario to be remedied as and once they develop into obtainable.
Speaking of availability, BMW at the moment lists the 2023 GS Trophy bikes as being obtainable on its web site, though we’re certain that as with all international OEMs, pricing and availability will fluctuate by location. In the U.S., pricing begins at $17,995 for the GS and $20,345 for the GS Adventure, with loads of customizable choices obtainable for a further cost.