For 2017 the 125 horsepower and 125Nm torque, 1170cc engine powers both the BMW R1200GS Exclusive and Rallye models. BMW states that its adventure tourer gets an altered catalytic converter to meet the Euro-4 emissions requirements. BMW has also updated the electronics with the new Riding Modes Pro function that offers Dynamic Pro, Enduro and Enduro Pro riding modes.
In addition to the automatic damping adjustment, the BMW R1200GS now gets self-leveling function that automatically adjusts spring preload settings. The off-road focused Rallye comes equipped with a radiator and frame guard and wide enduro-style footrests. It also features stiffer springs, larger spring struts aw well as additional suspension travel.
Both the BMW R1200GS Exclusive and BMW R1200GS Rallye get new paint schemes with an option of the brand’s motorsport livery.