Was talking to the sales person at my local BMW dealership and he told me to not invest more $$$ into my 15RR, he told me they are getting ready to drop a big bomb on the motorcycle world with a new S1000rr thats going to be completely redesigned taking it back to 2009 when they came out with the original and set a standard with.
Anyone else heard of anything thru the grape vine???
A BMW improvement specialist told me when I was in Europe that would be 2019 for a redesigned RR. It's all speculation anyway. If you have extra money, then continue with the mods, if not, then don't. Mods $$ get wasted anyway during resale.
I'd be more interested in "what" they're going to do, rather than "when" they're going to do it.
And if the new iteration really IS a "bomb drop" on the motorcycle world, you can bet it will have at least two attributes: A catalytic converter, and a high price. Of course if it's an electric bike, you can ignore the possibility of a cat...but who wants an electric RR?
All-carbon frame? High price. Totally new engine...same thing...have to pay for it somehow.