BMW M 1000 RR Motorcycle launched in two trims in India
The motorcycle brand of the German company BMW, the BMW Motorrad has launched the much-awaited M 1000 RR in the Indian market. A few days ago the bike maker teased the M 1000 RR. Bavarian motorcycle maker has launched the motorcycle in two variants – Standard and Competition. The price for the BMW M 1000 RR Standard is set at Rs 42 lakh while the BMW M 1000 RR Competition will cost Rs 45 lakh. All prices mentioned are ex-showroom.
Mr Vikram Pawah, President BMW Group India, said, “The all-new BMW M 1000 RR is born on the racetrack and stands for absolute dedication and the will to perform. Based on BMW M philosophy it is built with passion and offers pure racing technology for the highest performance demands in motorsport and adrenaline-driven perfectionists on the road.”
Performance and Engine
In terms of mechanical specifications, the engine on offer is a 999cc in-line four-cylinder unit and it runs on a compression ratio of 13.5:1. The power figures are marked at 212 hp at 14,500rpm and 113Nm of torque at 11,000 rpm. The power is sent to the rear wheel via a constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox with straight cut gears and the M 1000 RR gets a tweaked final-drive to offer a close-ratio drivetrain. The M 1000 RR boasts a top speed of 306 km/h.
In terms of electronic rider aids, the bike gets different riding modes – Rain, Road, Dynamic and Race as standard while Riding Modes Pro (Race Pro 1-3) are available as an optional extra. The Riding Modes Pro are freely programmable and set parameters such as Engine (throttle), Engine Brake, Traction Control, Wheelie-Control, ABS, and ABS Pro. The ‘Pro Modes’ also bring a Launch Control and pit-lane limiter to the motorcycle.
BMW M 1000 RR – Equipment and Accessories
Standard equipment list includes Windshield High, BMW Motorrad ABS and ABS Pro, 7 Riding Modes (Rain, Road, Dynamic, Race, Race Pro 1-3), Pit-Lane-Limiter, Launch Control, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) +/- Shift, Wheelie Control, Slide Control, Hill Start Control (HSC) Pro, Dynamic Brake Control, Shift Assist Pro, 6.5″ TFT-Display, LED-Headlight, Rear light and Turn Signals, Heated Grips, Cruise Control, M Lightweight Battery, M Chassis Kit with rear height adjustment and swingarm pivot.
In terms of optional equipment, the bike offers M Competition Package with M Brake Lever, M Clutch Lever, M Brake Lever Guard, M Rider Footrest, M Engine Protector, M Carbonparts, Swinging arm in anodised aluminium -220g, M GPS Laptrigger (activation code), M endurance chain, Passenger Package, incl. Passenger Cover and Anti-Theft Alarm. Radiator Guard, Windshield tinted, Windshield bubble tinted, M Tyre Warmer, M Cover Kit, M Datalogger and M GPS Laptrigger are the optional accessories.
Please note, this is the first time a BMW motorcycle has received the M treatment as this is usually reserved only for the BMW sports cars. The M RR and M RR with M Competition package offers pure racing technology for the highest performance demands in motorsport and for adrenalin-driven perfectionists on the road. The new sport bike from BMW Motorrad India will be available as a completely built-up unit (CBU).