Malaysia Autoshow 2024: BMW CE 02, F 900 GS, R 1300 GS and S 1000 XR launched

BMW Motorrad Malaysia Autoshow

Besides the i5 M60 and 520i, BMW Group Malaysia also launched four new motorcycles at the Malaysia Autoshow 2024 held at MAEPS, Serdang.

According to the company, these launches showcase its dedication to setting new benchmarks in the industry, promising thrilling experiences for riders across Malaysia.

BMW CE 02 (RM38,500)

Introduced globally in July of last year, the CE 02 was developed for urban and city environments, with a rugged, practical, and minimalist design.

It is powered by an electric motor on the rear wheel capable of producing 15 hp and 55 Nm, enabling it to accelerate from 0 to 50 km/h in three seconds and reach a maximum speed of 95 km/h.

With a 6 kWh battery, the CE 02 offers a range of up to 100 km. Charging the battery is a breeze with the included 900W external charger, ensuring convenient charging at standard household sockets.

It also supports fast charging with a capacity of up to 1,500 W, which takes 1 hour and 40 minutes for a 20%-80% charge or 3 hours and 30 minutes for a full charge.

BMW F 900 GS (RM88,500)

The new BMW F 900 GS unveils an array of innovative features and technologies tailored for the local market. One contributing factor is a weight reduction of 14 kg, bringing the current total weight to only 219 kg.

The displacement of its parallel-twin engine has also been increased from 853 cc to 895 cc. It generates 105 hp at 8,500 rpm and 93 Nm at 6,750 rpm, enough to allow the the F 900 GS to accelerate to a top speed of over 200 km/h.

The bike is fitted with the Enduro Pro Package, which includes a fully adjustable titanium nitride-coated upside-down telescopic forks, fully adjustable central spring strut, sport frame, black handlebar, handlebar riser, as well as an M-Endurance chain.

There is also a range of practical and rider-friendly amenities, including an engine guard, hand protectors and adjustable foot brake and gear levers.

BMW R 1300 GS (RM138,500)

The new R 1300 GS redefines expectations for the local market as it unveils a significant improvement to its product substance and vehicle makeup.

Its two-cylinder boxer engine is now more compact and has a displacement of precisely 1,300 cc. It is capable of producing 145 hp at 7,750 rpm and 149 Nm at 6,500 rpm, making it the most powerful BMW boxer engine ever produced in series.

The R 1300 GS boasts an entirely new design that results to an impressive weight reduction of 12 kg, with a total weight of just 237 kg. This lightweight construction is paired with the Dynamic Suspension Adjustment (DSA) that adjusts both front and rear damping, along with the spring rate, based on selected riding modes, road conditions, and manoeuvres.

Other features include four riding modes (Rain, Road, Eco, and Enduro), a 6.5-inch color TFT screen, ABS Pro, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Keyless Ride, and more.

BMW S 1000 XR (RM129,500)

Introducing a refreshed look, the new S 1000 XR is the epitome of long-distance capability fused with high-performance dynamics in an adventure sports motorcycle.

The front view of the adventure sports motorcycle maintains its dynamic streamline silhouette, matched with LED turn indicators, headlights with adaptive cornering lights, LED auxiliary lights and Headlight Pro DRL.

Pannier holders, toll card compartment, under-seat storage space, and gizmos such as Rain, Road, Dynamic, and Dynamic Pro riding modes, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), and DTC Wheelie are also included.

With a 999 cc inline-four engine producing 170 hp at 11,000 rpm and 114 Nm at 9,250 rpm, the S 1000 XR is said to be capable of reaching a maximum speed of 250 km/h.

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