2019 S1000RR, the third-generation of the superbike, has received some meaningful design changes.
Firstly, the new model is claimed to be 11kg lighter than the previous one, putting the kerb weight at 197kg. The steering is also lighter than before and the weight distribution has been improved from 52.3% to 53.8%.
The new model also gets twin LED lights and mirror-mounted indicators.
The 2019 S1000R is powered by a 999cc engine that is capable of making 207hp of power - 8hp more than its predecessor. This has allowed the superbike to be one second a lap faster than its predecessor.
The company has also introduced a variable camshaft technology wherein different camshafts with customized profiles are electronically engaged at certain revs to offer better power output.
In India, the 2019 S100RR starts at Rs. 18.50 lakh
In India, the 2019 BMW S1000RR starts at Rs. 18.50 lakh for its base-end model, and the mid-end Pro model is priced at Rs. 20.95 lakh. The company is also offering a top-end M Package which costs Rs. 22.95 lakh (all prices ex-showroom).