BMW Motorrad has launched the all-new BMW S 1000 RR superbike in India. It will be available as a completely built-up unit (CBU) and can be booked at BMW Motorrad dealerships. The pricing will be in the range Rs 18, 50,000 to Rs 22, 95,000.
Dimitris Raptis, Head of Asia-Pacific, China, Russia, Africa, BMW Motorrad said, “In 2009, we made a big entry into the market of high-performance sports bikes with the launch of the BMW S 1000 RR. It became the leader in its segment almost overnight and since then has set the benchmark in the field of performance sports bikes. Moving into its third generation, the BMW S 1000 RR has been enhanced in all disciplines. It is now lighter, faster, more uncompromising and more easily controllable than ever before.”
Dr Hans-Christian Baertels, President (acting), BMW Group India said, “The BMW S 1000 RR led to a revolution in the supersport motorcycle category right from the outset. In the time since the bike continued to be developed, it’s tried and the tested concept was being honed even further and the latest innovative technology was added for greater dynamics. Because of its impressive power and performance, one constant factor remains: it is still a trailblazer today! Whether in everyday use or for high-performance race track riding, the all-new BMW S 1000 RR leaves nothing to be desired and allows you to experience its performance with greater intensity and immediacy than ever.”
The all-new BMW S 1000 RR is fitted with a completely newly developed 4-cylinder in-line engine with a displacement of 999 cc. The engine is now four kg lighter and narrower, which improves both the handling and the ergonomics. It generates 152 kW (207 hp) at 13,500 rpm to deliver a supreme level of engine power. The BMW ShiftCam Technology provides the all-new BMW S 1000 RR a torque curve that is captivating even at low and middle speeds.
The all-new RR is fitted with ABS Pro (Anti-lock Braking System), DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) and DTC Wheelie Function as standard. The optional DDC (Dynamic Damping Control) adjusts the electronic chassis optimally to the riding situation within milliseconds. The BMW Motorrad Motorsport has entered the FIM World Superbike Championship (WorldSBK) this season with the all-new BMW S 1000 RR, said the company.