BMW R ninet Ur­ban G/S: Retro per­fec­tion from Bavaria plus Yamaha’s cheeky XSR900 Abarth and Husq­varna’s hand­some new 401 Vit­pilen.

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THE FACTS O 24bhp O 157kg O Seat height 895mm

BMW’S rein­ven­tion con­tin­ues in 2017 with more new mod­els that mark the German firm out as one of the most in­no­va­tively on-trend man­u­fac­tur­ers in the mar­ket. And lead­ing the charge is this beau­ti­ful R ninet Racer.

Look­ing ev­ery inch the retro HP2 Sport, it takes the ba­sic R ninet plat­form that has proved so pop­u­lar for BMW, strips it of its high-end cy­cle parts, and adds some of the most un­der­stated and classy café racer styling seen on any mod­ern clas­sic.

Long and low look­ing, the sim­i­lar­i­ties to the Con­cept 90 re­vealed in 2013 are clear to see, both hark­ing back to the sem­i­nal 1970s R90S. Pure class. HIGH­LIGHTS Half-faired café racer Five-spoke al­loy wheels Air/oil cooled 1170cc boxer twin

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