BMW Confirms: New Cruiser Coming in 2020

Revival Cycles unveiled The Revival Birdcage on the Handbuilt Present in Austin, Texas, final Thursday, April 11. The customized bike was constructed round a brand new prototype “Huge Boxer” engine that may ultimately energy a manufacturing mannequin in 2020. Photographs courtesy BMW. Customized builder Revival Cycles unveiled “The Revival Birdcage,” a customized motorbike primarily based round a brand new prototype engine BMW calls the “Huge Boxer,” on the Handbuilt Present in Austin, Texas, final Thursday. The bike itself is a murals, with a delicate-looking titanium trellis body and wildly swooping handlebars harking back to a fowl’s wings. However tucked away within the press launch like an afterthought was a giant announcement from Motorrad: it should undoubtedly be coming into the cruiser market within the U.S., with an idea bike slated to be proven someday within the first half of 2019 (getting fairly near that deadline, guys) and a “sequence manufacturing motorbike with the Huge Boxer for the Cruiser section in the middle of 2020.” Alan Stulberg, head of Revival Cycles, made observe of the “pure bodily dimension and aesthetic enchantment” of the prototype engine. Different particulars noticeable within the images are seen pushrods and cooling fins on the cylinders, with BMW confirming that the brand new engine might be air/oil-cooled. Japanese builder Customized Works Zon constructed the primary customized bike across the new engine, unveiling it final December 2018, in Yokohama, Japan. The Revival Birdcage is the second customized bike to be constructed across the new engine. Japanese builder Customized Works Zon offered “The Departed” on the Scorching Rod Customized Present in Yokohama, Japan, again in December 2018. That is the primary time BMW has copped to a brand new cruiser manufacturing mannequin, nonetheless. What do you suppose? Will it's one other R 1200 C catastrophe? Or is BMW on the point of blow all of our minds with R nineT ranges of success? We are able to’t wait to search out out. The brand new engine has seen pushrods and cooling fins. BMW hasn’t provided many particulars on the brand new engine, simply that it’s “massive displacement.”