Image gallery: 2019 BMW S 1000 RR to be launched in India
BMW Motorrad India has already started teasing its flagship supersport offering, the all-new S 1000 RR on its social platforms. Though we are yet to receive an official launch date from the German premium motorcycle manufacturer, we have learnt that BMW Motorrad India will be launching the 2019 S 1000 RR in June this year. The company will be bringing the supersport offering through the CBU route in the country. If you have been eyeing on getting one, BMW Motorrad India dealerships have started accepting bookings for an amount of Rs 1 lakh. And the deliveries are expected to commence from July onward. The 2019 BMW S 1000 RR will lock horns with the likes of Aprilia RSV4, Yamaha R1, Kawasaki ZX-10R, Honda Fireblade and the Ducati Panigale V4. Get all the details on the technical specifications of the new S 1000 RR here. Scroll below to view our detailed image gallery.
Gone are the asymmetric headlights as the 2019 BMW S 1000 RR gets a more aggressive and sharper design language
The BMW racing livery is now categorised under the 'M Package' and these colours will also be seen in the 2019 WSBK championship as BMW aims to compete in the upcoming season with the new S 1000 RR
The new chassis is lighter and more compact than the outgoing model
The tail lights seem to be integrated within the turn-blinker assembly
The M Package currently comprises the motorsport paint finish (red-white-blue), M carbon fibre wheels, a lighter battery, an M Chassis Kit with rear ride height adjustment and swingarm pivot, an M sports seat and the Pro Modes
The new-gen BMW S 1000 RR is 11-14.5 kilos lighter than the outgoing model.
The engine is more powerful, lighter and features variable valve timing
A new chassis imparts the 2019 S 1000 RR with a slimmer profile for the tank and seat while improving the seating geometry for track and road use.
The chassis is suspended by a new suspension that claims better handling and traction performance. As before, the S 1000 RR can also be optioned with an electronic suspension which now features an improved valve control technology for quicker operation on the track.
, the 2019 S 1000 RR offers four riding modes - Rain, Road, Dynamic and Race; while the Pro Modes option brings with it, launch control and a pit-lane speed limiter function.
The new S 1000 RR puts out 207PS of peak power and up to 100Nm of torque is available between 5,500-14,500rpm, while the weight is down to 197kg (193.5 with the M Package).
Also see: Our first ride video review of the 2019 BMW S 1000 RR
Also see: Our 2019 BMW S 1000 RR Track Ride Video Review