German motorcycle manufacturer BMW has unveiled the 2017 ConncectedRide concept at the 2016 EICMA Motor Show in Milan, Italy.
The latest iteration of the connected Ride Concept, which was first shown off in 2009, combines a TFT instrument cluster with smartphone connection that could very well make their way onto future BMW Motorrad motorcycles
The new concept demonstrates the possibilities of connectivity between the motorcycle instrument cluster and the rider helmet with smartphones.
In addition to riding relevant riding information like the motorcycles speed and engine rpm etc, the new concept also bring with it smartphone functions such as navigation, calling and even entertainment.
The rider can use the new ConnectedRide system through a multi-controller.
BMW Motorrad has entered into a strategic partnership technology start-up Rever, which will help it link up with a worldwide community of motorcyclists.
Using the Rever App and website, BMW riders can discover the best routes in the world, compile their own bespoke route and share their experiences on multiple social media platforms.
BMW Motorrad has not commented on when the new ConnectedRide Systems will make their way onto their future motorcycles.