BMW's motorcycle division BMW Motorrad is expected to soon launch the all-new S1000RR in India.
The company has tweeted a silhouette of its flagship bike, quoting that the motorcycle is "on its way to India."
Notably, this third-generation S1000RR, which features the M Performance package, was unveiled last year in November at the EICMA Show.
Here's our roundup.
First, the official teaser by BMW Motorrad
Answer the call of the road. Get your riding gear ready for a thrill unlike any you’ve experienced before. The all-new BMW Motorrad #S1000RR is on its way to India. Stay tuned. #MakeLifeARide #BMWMotorradIndia pic.twitter.com/6IIgWMIstF— BMWMotorrad_IN (@BMWMotorrad_IN) February 10, 2019
BMW S1000RR: At a glance
The BMW S1000RR features a new instrument panel with a 6.5" screen, electronic cruise control, sharp-looking twin LED headlights, a sleek LED tail lamp and LED turn indicators.
Moreover, with a total kerb weight of 197 kg and an increased saddle height of 824 mm, the flagship motorcycle is lighter and offers a more pronounced riding position than the previous models.
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2019 S1000RR also comes updated with an M Performance package
As part of BMW's M Performance package, the 2019 S1000RR comes with a new Motorsport paint finish, M carbon fiber wheels, M lightweight battery pack, M Sport seats, and the M Chassis kit with rear ride height adjustment as well as a swing arm pivot.
Under the hood
The all-new S1000RR runs on a four-cylinder, 999cc engine that generates 207 hp power at 13,500 rpm and 113 Nm of peak torque at 11,000 rpm.
The mill unit has developed with BMW ShiftCam Technology and is touted to offer enhanced power.
In terms of performance, the motorcycle offers a claimed top speed of 299 kmph and can do 0-100 kmph in 3 seconds.
On the road: Brakes and suspension
For an improved riding experience, BMW has also modified the suspension and offered Race ABS and ABS Pro for improved braking performance.
The S1000RR also offers five riding modes - Rain, Road, Dynamic, Race, and a programmable Pro Mode.
In terms of fuel capacity, the tank can hold 16.5 liters of oil.
Lastly, the motorcycle is expected to be priced around Rs. 18-20 lakh.
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