BMW has launched the new 2023 BMW S 1000 RR superbike in India at a starting price of Rs 20.25 lakh. The BMW S 1000 R is available in three variants with the standard variant priced at Rs 20.25 lakh and the Pro and Pro M Sport variants fetching Rs 22.15 lakh and Rs 22.45 lakh respectively. BMW also launched the XM SUV and the facelifted M340i.
BMW S 1000 R: What’s on offer?
The BMW S 1000 R receives significant changes across the board. Cosmetically, the motorcycle receives new winglets, resembling the BMW M 1000 RR. These winglets produce up to 10 kg of downforce, depending on the speed of the bike. In comparison, the winglets on the M 1000 RR produce a downforce of up to 16kg. The rear profile features a new hump cover and an endurance seat. The number plate holder is smaller now and the overall design looks sleeker and lighter than the outgoing model.
Powering the BMW S 1000 RR is the 999cc in-line four-cylinder engine which now produces a maximum power output of 210hp, which is 2hp higher than its predecessor. The bike produces a peak torque of 113Nm. The bike also gets an electronic package upgrade and now comes with features like Slide Control and Slick Mode and Dynamic Brake Control for the ABS.
In terms of equipment, the BMW S 1000 RR gets a 6.5-inch TFT screen which now comes with a rev counter display and some other new features. The motorbike also gets a USB charging port and an M battery as standard across all variants.
Priced at Rs 20.25 lakh, the BMW S 1000 RR is Rs 50,000 more expensive than its predecessor. Deliveries for the S 1000 RR will roll out from February 2023. The motorbike will rival the likes of the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, Ducati Panigale V4, and Aprilla RSV4.