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New BMW S 1000 RR launched in India starting from INR 18,50,000/-

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  • New BMW S 1000 RR launched in India starting from INR 18,50,000/-

    The much awaited new BMW S 1000 RR has been launched in India and the base variant is priced at INR 18,50,000 (Ex-Showroom). The new BMW S 1000 RR was unveiled at EICMA last year and while many people were a bit disappointed due to the departure of the asymmetrical headlights, the whole world appreciated the amount of work that went in to come up with a significant upgrade for the phenomenal S 1000 RR.

    When the first iteration of the BMW S 1000 RR came out, it was hailed as one of the best superbikes in the market and put all the competitors on notice. From then onwards the litre-class Beemer did not get a lot of significant updates. Amidst rumours and spy shots, BMW Motorrad finally unveiled the motorcycle at EICMA 2018.

    The new BMW S 1000 RR was not an upgrade only in terms of the looks, but the performance also gained a significant boost. The motorcycle is now lighter, more powerful and boasts of even better handling characteristics due to the change in the frame and geometry. On top of that, the new BMW S 1000 RR also gets the BMW ShiftCam technology which gives the bike a strong midrange in addition to a screaming top end. It gets two other variants namely PRO and PRO M SPORT which take the performance of the motorcycle a few notches higher.

    Press Release:

    The all-new BMW S 1000 RR will be available as a completely built-up unit (CBU) and can be booked at BMW Motorrad dealerships from today onwards.
    Mr Dimitris Raptis, Head of Asia-Pacific, China, Russia, Africa, BMW Motorrad said, “No other bike can be a more authentic interpretation of the sport world than the BMW S 1000 RR. 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. For the all-new 2019 ‘Double R’ our goal was simple - ‘Make it even better’, and we did just that! 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.”

    The BMW S 1000 RR shaped the BMW Motorrad brand with its outstanding dynamics when it was launched 10 years back. The RR is a superbike in the truest sense of the word. The design of the BMW S 1000 RR reflects not only the distinctive style but also clearly represents the BMW Motorrad brand. The all-new ‘Double R’ features lower weight, completely newly developed chassis and suspension, lights, dashboard, design and a new engine with BMW ShiftCam technology. The all-new BMW S 1000 RR is the first motorcycle to feature an M package, a combination of the power of M with Motorrad.

    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 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 ex-showroom prices* are as follows

    BMW S 1000 RR Standard
    INR 18,50,000

    BMW S 1000 RR Pro
    INR 20,95,000

    BMW S 1000 RR Pro M Sport
    INR 22,95,000

    *Price prevailing at the time of invoicing will be applicable. Delivery will be made on ex-showroom. Ex-showroom price inclusive of Goods & Service tax (GST), Compensation Cess as applicable. But excludes Road Tax, RTO statutory taxes/fees, other local tax/cess levies and insurance. Prices and options are subject to change without prior notice. For further information, please contact your local authorized BMW Motorrad Dealer.

    The all-new BMW S 1000 RR is available in two colour options: ‘Racing Red’, the flashy red finish portraying the superbike’s racing genes and the color ‘Light White / Lupin Blue Metallic/ Racing Red’ with Motorsport finish that sends a clear signal of sportiness, agility and dynamics.

    With the new M package, the all-new RR has been turned into even more of a racer and has become the ultimate racing machine. High-quality M features such as carbon fibre wheels, M lightweight battery and M Sport seat underpin this performance promise in the most impressive way.
    Dynamic package boasts exciting and innovative technology as well as practical equipment features. This package includes the latest generation of the electronic Dynamic Damping Control system, heated grips and cruise control functions.

    The all-new BMW S 1000 RR.

    The design of the all-new RR makes an unmistakable statement - light, fast and uncompromising. The proportions are compactly concentrated between the wheels. The athletic and focused design makes RR instantly recognizable on the roads. The clear razor-sharp flyline and the front view form an extremely narrow and streamlined silhouette. The low-level front section gives the all-new RR a light, athletic appearance. The LED headlights are now standard and give the bike a dynamic and aggressive look. The powerful surface styling gives the dynamic side design an impression of visual unity. A dynamic flow is traced across the body of the motorcycle by the surfaces, with the BMW logo as the start and finish point. Seen from the rear, the RR dominates in terms of design and functionality: ‘All-in-one’ is the motto here. The number plate holder includes plate lighting, LED turn signals, tail lights and brake lights. The slim rear gives absolute freedom of movement. The all-new RR is lean and athletic when viewed from above. A dynamic line flows from the fuel tank to the rear. The striking design of the fuel tank lends particular emphasis to the motorcycle's length and sporty flair.

    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 4 kgs 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.

    BMW ShiftCam Technology provides the all-new BMW S 1000 RR with an excellent torque curve that is captivating even at low and middle speeds. The variable camshaft control BMW ShiftCam is an entirely new technology which provides supreme rideability along with an additional increase in power across the entire engine speed range, reduced emission and fuel consumption levels, optimised running smoothness and refinement.

    The newly developed suspension has enhanced the riding dynamics as well as achieved significantly reduced weight as compared to the predecessor model. The all-new BMW S 1000 RR features a Flex Frame which is the optimum interplay between the frame design and the engine as a load-bearing element. It improves the aerodynamics of the motorcycle and helps keep the weight low. The new layout of the mainframe has a leaner fuel tank and seating area trim sections for further improved support and knee grip.

    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.

    For ideal adaptation to varied conditions of use, the all-new RR is fitted with the four modes ‘Rain’, ‘Road’, ‘Dynamic’ and ‘Race’ as standard. For the world of race tracks and motor racing, the Riding Modes Pro option offers additional three riding modes (Race Pro 1-3) that are freely programmable. These enable individual adaptation of the most diverse control functions such as Engine (throttle), Engine Brake, Traction Control, Wheelie-Control, ABS and ABS Pro to suit the rider’s own skill level and riding style. Another feature that comes with the ‘Pro Modes’ is Launch Control for perfect race starts.

    The benchmark in the superbike segment is the Multifunctional instrument panel – the TFT display of the all-new RR. With 6.5", riders can have the perfect overview. The Pure Ride screen displays the essentials or one of three Core Ride screens that display other important information. BMW Motorrad multi-controller gives the rider quick access to vehicle and connectivity functions. Phone and media functions can be used without having to install an app.

    BMW Motorrad Motorsport has entered the FIM World Superbike Championship (WorldSBK) this season with the all-new BMW S 1000 RR. The new BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team entered the contest in collaboration with Shaun Muir Racing and with a well-known rider pairing: 2013 Superbike World Championship winner Tom Sykes (GBR) together with reigning Superstock 1000 European champion and three-time IDM champion Markus Reiterberger (GER).

    Last edited by NewsReaper; 06-27-2019, 05:24 PM.

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    Re: New BMW S 1000 RR launched in India starting from INR 18,50,000/-

    Originally posted by NewsReaper View Post
    The much awaited new BMW S 1000 RR has been launched in India and the base variant is priced at INR 18,50,000 (Ex-Showroom).
    Return of the king, lovely machine and sweet pricing compared to Ducati V4 pricing! Probably the best 2 bikes out there competing and one can buy even if they have all the money in the world. The HP4 and HP4 Race variant of this bike is going to be once mental machine in coming years.

    On a side note 2L just for those Carbon wheels and M-color on the M-Pro is plain daylight robbery At the end of the day ZX10R makes every other bike looks expensive and I'd happily pick the 1st bike from list of "Lowest to Highest" sorting of liter bikes!
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      Re: New BMW S 1000 RR launched in India starting from INR 18,50,000/-

      I'm not sure how many people have noticed but the bike doesn't have a tail light separately its indicators act as taillights.
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        Re: New BMW S 1000 RR launched in India starting from INR 18,50,000/-

        Originally posted by Dandamudi Mohan Krishna View Post
        I'm not sure how many people have noticed but the bike doesn't have a tail light separately its indicators act as taillights
        Yes, this is one of the first bike to come with a integrated tail light in the indicator assembly, reason being when you go to the track you have to mask/cover up the headlight, brake light, indicator or disconnect the cables. Which is tedious job before and after the track day to put it all together.

        For this BMW have came up with clever idea of integrating all into one single module and is mounted using only 2 bolts and 1 connector, which you detach in less than 2 minutes during a track day.

        P.S. This is also the first bike to feature a self cancelling Lane Change Indicator (this is not same as self cancelling Turn Indicators)!!!
        Last edited by kiran2508; 07-04-2019, 07:59 PM.
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