BMW has hooked up their professional stunt rider Chris Pfeiffer with a special pair of wheels for winter activities. Actually, improper said wheels as this BMW G 450 X was specially modified for winter riding and now features a front ski and a snowmobile-like track at the back for perfect grip. As you can see in the attached video, the "snowcat" is not so easy to ride and the three times stunt riding world champion even happens to meet the snow once, although we reckon he did that just for fun.
BMW Germany launches a limited edition version of the G 450 X model. Called Factory Replica, the bike is meant to celebrate BMW’s full-season participation in the World Enduro Championship (WEC) as well as the good results obtained in the German Cross Country Championship (GCC) and the third place in Erzberg Rodeo.
The Factory Replica features graphics that were inspired by the above mentioned competitions, but also a stainless steel Akrapovic silencer and an extra chain guard.
BMW fans of the respective competitions should start digging in their pockets for €8,759 ($12,260) because BMW offers the G 450 X Factory Replica starting July 15 and until September 30.
After the unveiling at the EICMA, it was the turn of German off-road fans to see what the customer version of the factory 450cc sports enduro looks like ’in the metal’. This happened last weekend in Stuttgart, in the south of Germany, at a Supercross event, the first of four big race events taking place in Germany in the next two months.
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Over the last 80 years BMW Motorrad has made off-road history time and time again. The marque is now closely involved in off-road sports as never before and is premièring an uncompromising, pedigree sport enduro in the attractive 450-cc displacement class.