BMW may come up with low priced Scrambler and Caf?© Racers based on R Nine T
Snapshot: Great news for BMW fans, a new scrambler motorcycle might be launched late this year based on R Nine T motorcycle
There has been various Scrambler and Café racers been launched in the market recently. Be it Ducati’s Scrambler or Triumph’s, this segment of motorcycles is gaining big attention today and BMW is planning to offer something in this segment of motorcycles. A new Scrambler motorcycle based on BMW’s R Nine T might be unveiled late this summer and this motorcycle will appeal to masses. This scrambler will be priced low so as to compete with Ducati and Triumph in this segment. It is now confirmed that R Nine T will be the last motorcycle to get an air/oil cooled motor. Though this motor will be used in upcoming, cost-efficient doppelgangers of the R nineT. While the official images of the new Scrambler are yet to arrive.
BMW R Nine T runs on an air/oil-cooled 2-cylinder 4-stroke flat twin engine. Inverted up-side down 46mm Sachs fork are installed on the front instead of BMW’s usual Telelever front suspensions. R Nine T’s speedometer and tachometer appeal to the old times that help to maintain its traditional looks. BMW claims that suspension travel front and rear on R Nine T is 4.7 inches. The seat height of R Nine T is 30.9 inches and a 58.1-inch of the wheelbase. While the weight of the motorcycle is claimed to be 490 lbs wet. The R Nine T comes with the option of removable rear frame, enough space for 6 inch rims and various other customization options that add its individualization. Even though this bike offers unique customization opportunities, still the original feel of a BMW stays there. R Nine T is offered in standard ABS to ensure maximum safety on the roads.
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