BMW M 1000 RR Launched In India At Rs. 42 Lakh

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The all-new BMW M 1000 RR has been launched by BMW Motorrad India and is available in Standard and Competition variants.┬áThe supersport motorcycle is the brand’s first M model introduced by India’s brand and its price starts from Rs. 42 lakh.

The BMW M1000 RR Competition is available at Rs. 45 lakh and will arrive at the Indian shores via (CBU) Completely Built-Up route. The company has opened the bookings at all BMW Motorrad India dealerships.

The BMW M 1000 RR motorcycle is available in a single M Sport colour scheme of Light White, Racing Blue Metallic and Racing Red colours. The gearbox comes with a 6-speed unit with a slip-assist clutch and a bi-directional quick shifter for seamless and quicker up and downshifts without using a clutch.

The motorcycle uses the same 999cc in-line four engine from the S 1000 RR and will produce 210bhp of maximum power at 14,500 rpm and 113Nm of peak torque at 11,000 rpm. The engine produces 6000rpm to 15100 rpm power which also facilitates while racing on tracks. As per reports, it takes just 3.1 seconds to reach 100 kmph from standstill and has a top speed of 306 km/hr.

BMW has incorporated ShiftCam technology with variable valve timing, 2-ring forged pistons, titanium connecting rods and lighter rocker arms.

The supersport motorcycle has seven riding modes namely- ‘Rain’, ‘Road’, ‘Dynamic’, ‘Race’ and ‘Race Pro1-3’. Nissin’s M-spec units at either side handle the braking functions. The rear side features a single 220mm unit with a two-piston calliper while a twin 320mm disc with radially-mounted 4-piston callipers are featured at the front side.

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45mm USD forks handles the suspension duties at the front and a mono-shock setup at the rear. Customers can fully adjust the suspension units for preload, rebound and compression. It also feature the Full Floater Pro kinematics technology of the brand.

The motorcycle is equipped with a 6.5-inch TFT display for the instrument cluster and provides an M GPS data logger and M GPS lap trigger for additional race data.

The M 1000 RR motorcycle is equipped with Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) with DTC wheelie function, which has a 6-axle sensor, Launch Control, Pit-Lane-Limiter, Hill Start Control Pro. The model also has two adjustable characteristics for throttle curves, adjustable engine braking along with the BMW Motorrad Race ABS Pro.

The M 1000 RR is finished in carbon-fibre and has a similar design as the S 1000 RR standard motorcycle. This has made the model one of the lightest motorcycles that BMW has ever made.

It gets twin-pod LED headlamps with integrated DRLs, an LED tail lamp, large rear-view mirrors mounted on the fairing along the carbon-fibre front and rear fenders. Components of the M1000 RR include an M GPS-lap trigger, a pillion seat cover, M Carbon front and rear mudguard, M Carbon upper fairing, and left and ride side panels, M Carbon tank cover, M Carbon chain guard, and M Carbon sprocket cover.

The BMW M 1000 RR gets a 24×7 Road-Side Assistance package. M Billet pack consisting of M engine protectors, M folding brake lever, M brake lever guard, M folding clutch lever, and M rider footrest system is also provided by the company. BMW Financial Services provides a 3-year unlimited kilometres warranty and the option to extend the warranty to the fourth and fifth year at an additional cost that solely lies on the customers themselves.

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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.”

He further added, “We are delighted to launch the most powerful BMW Motorrad superbike in India, with its powerful engine, expressive design and exclusive equipment the all-new BMW M 1000 RR is an absolute delight on the racetrack and in everyday use.”

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