Originally Posted by pmelby
Integral crankcase, clutch & transmission:
The rumor is that the engine cases will contain the wet clutch and transmission. As opposted to an automotive style dry clutch between the engine and transmission, which is a feature of the current boxer motors
I think this is now certain. Getrag who used to produce the tranny for the "old" 1200GS is no longer a supplier for the 1250 GS, at least that's what I read here a while ago, now looking at the pictures confirms the integrated gearbox, but I'm no expert.