The roadster shares the identical engine and chassis with the tremendous sports activities. Power rated at 165 hp, tipping at 199 kg (5 kilos lighter than S 1000 RR) and geared up with ABS Pro, Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), full-scale LED lighting and far more as customary, BMW believes the brand new S 1000 R will set the benchmark within the dynamic roadster section.
The in-line 4-cylinder relies on the engine of the S 1000 RR and generates 165 hp at 11,000 rpm. The most torque of 114 Nm is on the market at 9,250 rpm. The engine pace vary was made even wider, fuller and extra harmonious in phrases of attaining much more improved rideability because of a very linear torque curve.
The chassis was additionally subjected to vital weight discount, identical to the complete motorbike. The body and swingarm are primarily based on the S 1000 RR and have been made significantly lighter in than their predecessor. At the identical time, the engine within the so-known as Flex Frame takes on a a lot better supporting perform than earlier than. The new body provides additional advantages attributable to its very slim design. This significantly reduces the motorbike’s width within the space of the knee contact space, thereby providing a extra relaxed driving place with much more freedom of motion.
An adjustable handlebar clamp permits the rider to make ergonomic diversifications. Two positions are already obtainable as customary: 0 mm / +10 mm in the direction of the entrance. In addition, 10 mm handlebar riser mounts are provided as an possibility, which may also be turned within the course of journey by 0 mm / +10 mm.
The underslung swingarm has been taken over from the S 1000 RR and the spring strut with Full Floater Pro kinematics is now situated considerably additional away from the swing axis and the engine. This prevents the engine from heating up attributable to waste warmth and ensures much more steady temperature behaviour and much more fixed damping response. In mixture with the swingarm, which has its roots in motorsports, this ends in extra tyre grip and decrease tyre put on.
The new S 1000 R is provided as customary with Dynamic Traction Control DTC, ABS Pro with banking angle optimisation and the three driving modes “Rain”, “Road” and “Dynamic”. The totally configurable “Dynamic Pro” mode can also be obtainable with a very big selection of setting choices as half of the “Riding Modes Pro” possibility. With “Riding Modes Pro”, the brand new S 1000 R additionally options the “Engine Brake” perform at the side of the engine drag torque management (MSR) and the “Power Wheelie” perform. As half of the “Riding Modes Pro” possibility, Dynamic Brake Control (DBC) moreover helps the rider throughout emergency braking manoeuvres.
The new S 1000 R’s instrument cluster was additionally taken over from the S 1000 RR. Special emphasis was positioned on the very best readability along with an prolonged vary of capabilities and data. The display screen was subsequently designed to be giant for good readability and optimum data show even beneath troublesome lighting situations. The rider can select between customised display screen shows for numerous functions.
The lighting models of the brand new S 1000 R are primarily based on state-of-the-artwork LED expertise. These embrace the brand new, putting LED important headlamp with optimised low beam and excessive beam gentle. The newly designed flip indicator and tail lamps additionally make use of LED expertise. The rear flip indicators have been adopted from the S 1000 RR and have an built-in tail/brake gentle perform. The entrance flip indicators are “hidden” within the fork space. Enhanced security when driving at evening is ensured by the adaptive turning gentle which is a element of Headlight Pro as an ex works possibility. In this case, additional LED modules are added.