No second/third fiddle
I don't think BMW has any intention of playing second or third fiddle in the big dual sport market for another year. If not a "water boxer" one would think they would at least feel the need to technologically update to the level of the engine management and fuel systems on the Tenere and the Multistrada. And while they're at it, why not be competitive in the hp realm as well by updating the engine. I can't think they will be willing to ride shotgun for the next three years but what the hey? I'm usually wrong anyway.
I've been waiting for this update since 05 so maybe if I predict it as a no go it may happen.