BMW officially unveiled the 2015 edition its flagship motorcycle, the S 1000 RR, at the 2014 Intermot motorcycle fair. The new generation S 1000 RR gets new bodywork which comprises of redesigned and repositioned asymmetrical headlights, a lighter exhaust and reworked graphics and colour combinations. The new RR receives many technological bits and pieces from the HP4. Here is a video that explains most of the features on the 2015 BMW S 1000 RR.
Mechanically, the 2015 edition makes 6 hp more than the previous generation S 1000 RR. The re-tuned engine puts out 199 hp of power and 113 Nm of torque. The new RR bike already comes with three riding modes as standard: “Rain”, “Sport” and “Race”. If the Pro riding mode option is selected, these can be supplemented by the two additional modes “Slick” and “User”. The Pro riding mode option also features Launch Control for flawless racing starts as well as the programmable pit-lane speed limiter for sticking exactly to the pit-lane speed limit.
The motorcycle is also 4 kgs lighter in weight thanks to a lighter chassis and exhaust. This means that the new S 1000 RR also dons a better power to weight ratio. The dynamic design with its sporty, aggressive feel is given further impact by colour schemes with three very individual characters: Racing Red / Light White, Black Storm metallic and the BMW Motorsport colours.
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