German Gaint BMW to launch the next generation 2019 BMW S1000RR motorcycle in India soon
BMW Motorrad India recently twitted about the launch of their upcoming super sports bike the all-new BMW S1000RR in the country. The company not yet released the date of the launch but it is expected to launch soon. However, all BMW Motorrad dealerships across India have started accepting bookings of the bike. The booking amount is kept at Rs 1 Lakh. The deliveries will take place from the month of June 2019. BMW S1000RR will come to India via CBU route.
The German motorcycle giant showcased new-generation S1000RR at the EICMA 2018. The updates to the superbike are both cosmetic and mechanical. Aesthetically speaking, the bike gets a slimmer fuel tank profile which has improved the ergonomics for the rider in both road and track usage. The upgraded chassis is suspended on a new set of suspensions which has increased the ride and handling of the bike. The liter class track machine will get an option to choose electronic suspension setup which is equipped with better valve control technology for quick operation on the track.
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2019 BMW S1000RR is powered by a new in-line four-cylinder engine. The powerplant developed staggering 207 bhp @13,500 rpm and 113 Nm of peak torque @11,000rpm. The company claims that 100 Nm of Torque is available from 5,500 to 14500 rpm. The new engine revs higher and redlines at 14,600 rpm. On the other hand, the outgoing model developed 193 bhp @13,000 rpm and 112 Nm of twisting force @9,750 rpm. The compression ratio in the unchanged bore and stroke of 80.0 x 49.7 mm has also increased slightly by 0.3 to 13.3:1.
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A crystal clear 6.5 inch full-color digital display will provide a plethora of information to the rider. Although the S1000RR is clearly focused on performance, in typical Motorrad fashion, it still includes both cruise control and Hill Start Control. New-generation ABS programming, deemed ABS Pro, has been installed and now includes cornering functionality. In terms of electronics, it has everything you happen to think about from Pro-ABS to Traction Control system.
With a 4 Kg lighter engine, and 1.3 Kg lighter exhaust system, the kerb weight of BMW S1000RR is now 197 Kg. Increased power and reduced weight boosted the power to weight ratio to 1050 bhp/tonne as compared to 955 bhp/tonne in the outgoing model. There is an option for M-Package where another 3.5 kg will be shaved off with the use of Carbon-Fibre parts.
This BMW super sportsbike benefits from BMW’s ShiftCam variable valve timing technology. The ShiftCam tech was made available in R 1250 GS and now comes in S1000RR which changes the timings of intake ports which enhances outright acceleration, in-gear acceleration as well as overall drivability.
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BMW S1000RR now possess new one-piece radial-mounted calipers on 320mm steel rotors at the front which are connected by high-quality stainless-steel brake lines. Rear brake duties are handled by a 220mm-diameter rotor that gets squeezed by a single-piston caliper.
The expected price of the BMW S1000RR is around Rs 20 Lakh ex-showroom. Stay Tuned to motorcyclediaries.in for more updates. Ride safe, Ride Hard and don’t forget to wear a Helmet.