Wunderlich R1600 C Concept is the Street Beast BMW Should Build

BMW only built the groovy R1200 C motorcycle for eight years, with the last of the 40,218 (if you include the smaller and even-shorter-lived R850 C) examples leaving the factory in 2004. Since then, BMW Motorrad has been in something of a lean period with regard to cruisers. Fortuitously for fans of the species, Wunderlich – a German motorcycle parts and accessories manufacturer specializing in BMWs – has come up with an idea for a modern iteration of this late, lamented bruiser of a Beemer that looks the business.

The Wunderlich R1600 C Concept, if it made it past the rendering stage, would make use of a provocative, almost animalistic arched profile, with a 1,600 cc boxer twin exhaling through twin tailpipes, a telelever front suspension as found on select modern BMW bikes, and a removable pillion for a passenger that, like the R1200 C, can also be folded upward to hold the rider’s butt in place. Honestly, this is an idea that’s too good to not become reality.

Source: Wunderlich