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The Northern Territory news Sat 25 Feb 2012



The Northern Territory news Sat 25 Feb 2012

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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin

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Nationwide News Pty. Limited

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www.ntnews.com.au Saturday, February 25, 2012. NT NEWS. 5 P U B : NTNE-WS-DA-TE:25-FGE:305LO-R: C-M Y-K ntnews.com.aul l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l CARS GUIDE the latest and greatest K1600GT/GTL It is designed to be the ultimate luxury touring bike, a high-class machine like none before it. With the most compact and efficient in-line six-cylinder engine installed in a production motorcycle, the ergonomics of the K 1600 GT/GTL is designed for long trips and leaves nothing to be desired in terms of comfort. With an amazing range of options, it is the perfect blend of power, comfort and poise. K 1300 S It is themost powerful and fastest BMW theworld has seen. With an engine output of 129 kW (175hp), combined with a kerbsideweight of 254kg, this supreme motorcycle offers the utmost in dynamic performance and sports riding. The K 1300S also combines innovative technology of the highest calibre with outstanding safety features, creating the ultimate realworld sport machine. K 1300R If you like your motorcycle naked and aggressive, the K 1300 Rwill fit your bill. It has amaximum output of 127kW (173hp) andweighs only 243kgwith a full tank. Equippedwith cutting-edge technology and options, this power roadster is one of the most formidable and dynamicmachines in its segment. The boxer engine has been updated to give it more torque, improved response and better acceleration across the rev range. Nowmore than ever, the R 1200 GS combines the comfort of a touring bike with off-roadmanageability. Theres a world out there to be explored and the R 1200 GS is the bike for it. Cyclone Motorcycles extensive range includes bikes that are ideal for the open roads as well as those which are perfectly suited for the Territorys tough terrain Pictures: ELISE DERWIN R 1200RT Through hills, plains and wandering roads, the R 1200 RT increases your riding pleasurewith every bend in the road. With a broader range of power and increased torque, you can feel the difference in throttle response and acceleration. It features BMWs latest-generation ABS and traction control. R 1200R BMWs classic roadster, the R 1200 R, rises effortlessly to any challenge, thanks to the new twin-cam Boxer engine. Moreover, it can be customisedwith awide range of accessories to suit your every need. You can style it into a sporty, classic or touring-oriented naked bike the BMWR 1200 Rwill always be your reliable companion. The classy looks catchmany an eye and the high-quality workmanship can be seen and felt everywhere. G 650 The ever-popular G 650 GS has been revamped. The multi-talented bike for everyone now has an asymmetric headlight thanks to the redesignedwindshield and instrument cluster. Still LAMS-approved and equippedwith ABS as standard, this light-handling motorcycle suits all. G 650 GS Power, robustness and agility combinedwith maximum control. This is what the G 650 GS SertCo stands for amachine designed tomaster even the most adventurous forays into off-road terrain. Naturally, its outstanding ride characteristics not only make it excel here but also in everyday riding on country roads or in city traffic. The engine generates 35kW (48 hp) at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 60Nm at 5000 rpm. Fuel consumption is sensationally low at 3.2L per 100 km and thanks to its extremely lowweight of 192 kgwith full tank, the bike handles easily in every situation. Enduro fanswill also enjoy thewide range of equipment, including stateof-the-art ABS (optional). F 650 GS The newBMWF 650 GS is themost unstoppable enduro in its class. With a tubular frame thats lightweight, yet robust, and a punchy twin cylinder engine that delivers an impressive 53kW (71hp), the F 650 GS is a bikewith an impeccable pedigree. A comfortable low seat ensures outstanding agility, while disengageable ABS ensures supremely controllable handling even in F 800 GS Everything about the BMWF 800 GS is unstoppable. Its state-of-the-art 63kW (85hp) twin-cylinder engine delivers awesome off-road power. A kerbweight of just 207kgmakes it unbelievably agile. It performs on smooth tarmac and rough ground alikemaking it versatile. F 800 ST The BMWF800 ST is possibly themost perfect, versatile sports tourer on the market, delivering outstanding fuel economy and handling. Combining touring fun and comfort with an impressive sporty touch, its elegant, functional trim offers superbwind and weather protection. A powerful, highly sophisticated two-cylinder in-line enginewith 63kW (85 hp) fulfils the toughest environmental standards and is right up therewhen it comes to torque levels. Modern toothed belt drive delivers loss-free power transmission. F 800R Make the city your urban playgroundwith the new BMWF800 R. This state-ofthe-art roadster is sexy, light and stylish, combining pure riding pleasurewith everyday usability. Its low weight, plus the firm, stable chassis and perfectly balanced geometry offer superior agility.

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