BMW Motorrad has launched the 2019 S 1000 RR range in India, priced at Rs 18,50,000 for the Standard, Rs 20,95,000 for the Pro, and Rs 22,95,000 for the Pro M Sport variant. Imported as a completely built-up unit (CBU), all prices are ex-showroom, Pan India.
Actor Shahid Kapoor with new BMW S 1000 RR
The new S 1000 RR made its global debut at the 2018 EICMA Show, and features newly developed chassis and suspension, lights, dashboard, and a new engine with ShiftCam technology. It is also the first motorcycle to feature an M package. Standard features include ABS Pro, Dynamic Traction Control and DTC Wheelie Function. The optional Dynamic Damping Control adjusts the electronic chassis optimally to the riding situation in milliseconds.
The M Package gets features such as carbon fibre wheels, M lightweight battery and M Sport seat, while the Dynamic package includes heated grips, cruise control, and the aforementioned electronic Dynamic Damping Control system.
Powering the BMW S 1000 RR is a newly developed 999 cc 4-cylinder in-line motor that produces 207 hp (152 kW) at 13,500 rpm and 113 Nm (83 lb-ft) of torque at 11,000 rpm, paired with a 6-speed gearbox. Read more about the motorcycle and check out more pictures here.
L-R: Hans-Christian Baertels, President (act.), BMW Group India, Shahid Kapoor and Dimitris Raptis
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 – Dimitris Raptis, Head of Asia-Pacific, China, Russia, Africa, BMW Motorrad