BMW plant Berlin manufactures 500,000th BMW GS motorcycle with boxer engine.
In the autumn of 1980, BMW Motorrad presented the R 80 G/S, a machine which combined the offroad and street qualities. What began with 798 cc of displacement and 50 bhp of output has developed to the R 1200 GS with 125 bhp and 1170 cc over a period of three decades. Furthermore suspension technology and electronic regulation systems such ABS, traction control or semi-active suspension have been added.
BMW Motorcycle Assembly 2014 Berlin Plant