BMW S 1000 R launch price Rs 22.83 lakh in India

BMW S1000R 1 sideways

BMW Motorrad has launched the flamboyant S 1000 R street naked bike in India. Priced at INR 22.83 lakhs, 2014 S 1000 R is being brought into the country via CBU route and will be sold through company dealerships in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore.

BMW S1000R 1 sidewaysBMW S 1000 R comes in as a stripped down version of S 1000 RR seen in the Bollywood movie Dhoom and bears major design elements of the latter and the same four stroke 999cc liquid / oil cooled, in line four cylinder engine. This engine on board the S 1000 R is capable of 160 bhp power at 11,000 rpm and 11.4 kgm torque at 9250 rpm.

With an aggressive stance and asymmetrical dual headlights, other basic design elements on BMW S1000R remains unchanged. These are except for radiator shrouds that are taking the place of fairing, partly covering its engine. BMW’s S1000R is being offered in color options of red, blue and white and will be seen built on an aluminium frame with inverted telescopic front forks and monoshock at the rear.

BMW-S1000R-8-seating-positionThe new S 1000 R receives 320 mm front discs and 220 mm rear discs along with ABS. Weighing a total of 207 kgs, the S 1000 R safety features include race ABS, automatic stability control and dual riding modes(road & rain) besides dynamic traction control. BMW dynamic damping control is optional making it the first bike in this segment to receive this feature. The BMW S 1000 R will compete with Kawasaki Z1000 in India, though the latter is priced at INR 12.50 lakhs, half the price of BMW S 1000 R.

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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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