See photos of the new 2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure in the R1200GS Adventure photo gallery. Read more on the new Beemer in the 2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure First Look.
- Ergonomic changes to the 2014 GS Adventure include a 1.5 inch-taller seat height – the two-position settings at 35.0 and 35.8 inches.
- The Adventure gains an extra 0.4 inches of ground clearance compared to the base R1200GS.
- The 2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure carries a 7.9-gallon fuel load, 2.6 more than the standard GS.
- The GSA may get overshadowed by the standard R1200GS, which is BMW’s all-time best selling motorcycle, but the R1200GS Adventure as its second-highest selling model in the Motorrad lineup.
- The extra fuel and other off-road add-ons to the R1200GS Adventure jack the claimed curb weight up to 573 pounds – 48 more than the standard GS.
- Off-road friendly tweaks for the GS Adventure include wider footpegs and reinforced, adjustable foot controls.
- BMW Motorrad gives its liquid-cooled R1200GS the expected Adventure treatment for the 2014 model year.
- The 2014 GSA makes use of the liquid-cooled Boxer Twin and adds off-road accessories like engine guards as standard kit.
- The GS Adventure sources a larger windscreen and standard handguards.
- Armored bellypan for the 2014 R1200GS Adventure.
- The GSA makes use of a larger windscreen, but retains the GS's convenient hand knob adjustability.
- Engine alterations for the Adventure model include a heavier flywheel mass, up 2.1 pounds, to smooth engine operations at low revs for better off-road performance.
- A vibration damper has also been added between the gearbox output and shaft drive on the 2014 GS Adventure.
- Chassis upgrades for the Adventure model include an extra 0.8 inches of suspension travel for BMW’s proprietary Telelever front (8.3 inches) and Paralever rear (8.7 inches).
- BMW gives its 2014 R1200GS Adventure the long-expected upgrade to the liquid-cooled Boxer Twin, with the new Beemer featuring the enduro-friendly updates of its Adventure predecessors.