BMW R80G/S Paris-Dakar

1988


  • Considered one of the world’s biggest and fastest off­road bikes
  • BMW called it “a two wheel Range Rover”
  • Uses BMW’s patented “mono-lever” rear suspension, a one sided swing-arm with a single gas shock unit
  • This model credited with spawning the “Adventure Touring” era
  • GS stands for “Gelanden Strasse” or Street Scrambler
  • Beefed-up versions have won the grueling Paris to Dakar rally three times
  • Includes optional 8.5 gallon tank with Gaston Rahier’s signature, a solo seat, stainless exhaust and a larger battery