BMW S1000RR is the International Bike of the Year 2010-11

BMW S1000RR wins the coveted International Bike of the Year ( IBOTY ) 2010-11 award

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BMW S1000RR has won the coveted International Bike of The Year award 2010-2011. The S1000RR which has wreaked havoc among the Japanese sports bike makers by vanquishing their litre class bikes substantially has won the title with a massive with 57 points. Ducati Multistrada 1200S with 33 points is the runner up with a massive 24 point gap.

The International Bike of the Year award is in its 26th year now. The Award is given collectively by a jury comprising journalists from across the world. This year, as many as 14 magazines from around the world participated in the awards and almost unanimously gave the top honours to the S1000RR.

While the Multistrada still managed a double digit score, the tied second runner ups (Honda VFR 1200F DCT and Yamaha XTZ1200 Super Tenere) couldn’t manage any more than 9 points. It’s notable that India’s Autocar India was also a part of the Awards jury.

Here’s the list of the top bikes in the IBOTY 2010-11

  1. BMW S1000RR- 57 pts
  2. Ducati Multistrada 1200 S- 33 pts
  3. Honda VFR 1200F DCT/ Yamaha XTZ1200 Super Ténéré- 9 pts
  4. Aprilia RSV4 APRC- 8 pts
  5. Kawasaki Z1000/ MV Agusta Brutale 1090RR- 4 pts
  6. Kawasaki 1400GTR- 2 pts

IBOTY roll of honour

  • ’10 – ’11 BMW S1000RR
  • ’09 – ’10 Aprilia RSV4 Factory
  • ’08 – ’09 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade
  • ’07 – ’08 Ducati 1098
  • ’06 – ’07 Triumph Daytona 675
  • ’05 – ’06 Suzuki GSX-R1000
  • ’04 – ’05 BMW R1200GS
  • ‘03 – ‘04 Suzuki GSX-R1000
  • ’02 – ’03 Yamaha R1
  • ’01 – ’02 Suzuki GSX-R1000
  • ’00 – ’01 Suzuki GSX-R 750
  • ’99 – ’00 Suzuki GSX-R 1300 Hayabusa
  • ’98 – ’99 Yamaha R1
  • ’97 – ’98 Suzuki TL1000S
  • ’96 – ’97 Suzuki GSX-R750
  • ’95 – ’96 Kawasaki ZX-6R
  • ’94 – ’95 Ducati 916
  • ’93 – ’94 BMW R1100RS
  • ’91 – ’92 Honda CBR600F
  • ’90 – ’91 Kawasaki ZZ-R 1100
  • ’89 – ’90 Yamaha FZR1000 Exup
  • ’88 – ’89 Honda RC 30
  • ’87 – ’88 Yamaha FZR1000 Genesis
  • ’86 – ’87 Honda VFR750F
  • ’85 – ’86 Yamaha FZ 750

Do you think the S1000RR is a worthy winner? If not, which other bike should have been the IBOTY 2010-11 according to you?

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