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The new BMW S 1000 RR, S 1000 R and S 1000 XR.

The new sporty BMW Motorrad 4-cylinder models. Supreme riding dynamics, athletic character combined with maximum safety and everyday practicality – these are the defining characteristics of the BMW Motorrad 4-cylinder models. For the model year 2017 the supersports bike S 1000 RR, the dynamic roadster S 1000 R and the adventure sports model S 1000 XR have undergone a lot of model revisions.

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The new sporty BMW Motorrad 4-cylinder models.

Supreme riding dynamics, athletic character combined with maximum safety and everyday practicality – these are the defining characteristics of the BMW Motorrad 4-cylinder models. For the model year 2017 the supersports bike S 1000 RR, the dynamic roadster S 1000 R and the adventure sports model S 1000 XR have undergone the following model revisions:

The new BMW S 1000 RR – virtually perfect yet still optimised.

  • Adaptation to EU4 requirements.
  • ABS Pro as a new element of the optional equipment item “Riding Modes Pro”.
  • DTC as standard.
  • The new RR now as standard as a single-seat model with passenger seat cover. The optional passenger package is available free of charge as an alternative.
  • Well-established colour concepts Racing Red non-metallic/Lightwhite non-metallic and BMW Motorsport (Lupine Blue metallic/Lightwhite non-metallic/Racing Red non-metallic), though in a new design.
  • New colour variant Granite Grey metallic/Blackstorm metallic.
  • Design Option Wheels with red rim lines now included as standard as part of the colour concepts Racing Red non-metallic/Lightwhite non-metallic and BMW Motorsport.

The new BMW S 1000 R – enhanced dynamic roadster.

  • Adaptation to EU4 requirements.
  • Output increased to 121 kW at 11 000 rpm  (previously: 118 kW).
  • Weight reduction by 2 kg to 205 kg DIN unladen.
  • Payload increased by 2 kg.
  • HP titanium rear silencer as standard for an even more potent sound and a sporty look.
  • Vibration-free handlebars for a further increase in comfort.
  • New frame structure with lighter main frame rear section.
  • ABS Pro as a new element of the optional equipment item “Riding Modes Pro”.
  • HP Shift Assistant Pro for quick shifting up and down without clutch as an ex-works option.
  • Light HP forged wheels (–2.4 kg as compared to the standard version) as a new optional equipment items ex works.
  • Design Option Wheels with red rim lines as a new ex works option.
  • Multifunction instrument cluster with improved readability and including outdoor temperature display.
  • Significantly reduced fairing.
  • New colour variants Racing Red non-metallic/Blackstorm metallic, Catalano Grey non-metallic and BMW Motorsport (Lupine Blue metallic/Lightwhite non-metallic/Racing Red non-metallic).

 

The new BMW S 1000 XR – adventure sports, further refined.

  • Adaptation to EU4 requirements.
  • Output increased to 121 kW at 11 000 rpm  (previously: 118 kW).
  • Optimised vibration-free handlebars for increased comfort.
  • Increase in maximum permissible weight from 434 to 444 kg, thereby increasing payload by 10 kg.
  • Well-established colour concepts Racing Red non-metallic and Lightwhite non-metallic / Granite Grey metallic matt / Racing Red non-metallic.
  • New colour variant Ocean Blue metallic matt.

 

The new BMW S 1000 RR and S 1000 R will be available in South Africa in the first quarter of 2017.

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