BMW concept Lac Rose Honours Paris-Dakar Rally

BMW Concept Lac Rose

HIGHLIGHTS

idea Lac Rose based on BMW R 9 T
Homage to Nineteen Eighties BMW bikes on the Paris-Dakar Rally
Underlines reports of latest BMW R 9 T heritage line-up
BMW Motorrad has discovered a new idea R 9 T inspired by means of the Paris-Dakar Rally at the Wheels Waves competition held near Biarritz, France. known as the concept Lac Rose, the motorcycle attractsconcept from a BMW that had gained the Paris-Dakar event, and underlines latest reviews of BMW introducing a background R nine T line-up later this yr.

primarily based at the R nine T, the idea Lac Rose takes its call from Lake Retba, for the purple water of the lake, due to algae. The lake is situated 35km north-east of Dakar, the stop factor of the rally, and only akilometre from the Atlantic coast. BMW manufacturing unit machines, modified by way of the enterpriseHPN, rode to Paris-Dakar victory 3 instances in a row inside the mid-’80s.

BMW idea Lac Rose
(BMW idea Lac Rose)

The concept Lac Rose takes proposal from BMW’s Dakar-winning motorcycles, with the engine and framefrom the R 9 T, but the designers introduced a Dakar-style massive gasoline tank and racing unmarriedseat. The motorbike also gets taller suspension with knobby off-avenue tyres , as well as a sphericalheadlight with the conventional ’80s bikini race fairing. notwithstanding its concept, the idea Lac Roseisn’t always truly an off-avenue machine though.

basically, the motorcycle is a fab laid-returned roadster with some standard off-avenue capabilitieswhich allow you to depart the road and comply with a dust tune into the unknown. it is this mixture of customizing, coolness and unconventionality which makes this motorbike unique,” said Edgard Heinrich, Head of layout, BMW Motorrad.

BMW concept Lac Rose
(BMW R 9 T based totally idea Lac Rose)

The idea Lac Rose is powered via the equal R 9 T engine – an air-cooled boxer dual 1170cc engine, which makes 110bhp at 7550rpm and 119Nm of torque at 6000rpm. along with the bike, BMW Motorrad hasadditionally designed a matching jacket and helmet which matches the motorcycle‘s shade scheme.