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BMW M 1000 RR 50 Years version unveiled | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The particular version is on par with the Competitors variant when it comes to specification, however will get a singular Sao Paulo Yellow paint scheme to commemorate 50 years of BMW’s M division.

BMW Motorrad has unveiled the M 1000 RR 50 Years version within the distinctive Sao Paulo Yellow color scheme. The particular version mannequin  celebrates 50 years of the corporate’s M division.

The 50 Years version will get an M GPS lap-timing system, an M milled elements bundle, the M carbon bundle and a lighter swingarm completed in anodised aluminium. Different bits embrace BMW’s new DLC-coated, maintenance-free M-Endurance chain, and a canopy for the passenger seat. All which means when it comes to specification, this particular version sits on par with the Competitors variant of the M 1000 RR. The differentiating issue is the color scheme you see right here, which is the one choice this version is available in.

The flashy Sao Paulo yellow color scheme can be seen on some BMW M automobiles, on this case, the M4.

Whereas BMW hasn’t introduced what number of items of this model can be produced, or whether or not will probably be made obtainable in India, we do know that within the USA, it’s priced at $36,995. Or in different phrases, precisely the identical worth because the M 1000 RR in Competitors trim. Which implies, basically, that is merely a brand new color scheme, and certain an effort to assist clear some inventory from the manufacturing facility. If BMW does determine to supply it in India and the pattern of pricing it on par with the Competitors variant continues, then anticipate this particular version to hold an eye-watering Rs 45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi price ticket).

The particular version of the M 1000 RR seen right here with a CSL race automobile, one of many many legendary creations of BMW’s M division.

Established in 1972 because the BMW Motorsport division, the title was later shortened to BMW M, and whereas it has predominantly handled the Bavarian model’s automobiles, we have now just lately seen M badges seem on the corporate’s two-wheelers as effectively. It first appeared as a bundle for the S 1000 RR superbike, earlier than the corporate launched the primary M mannequin, the M 1000 RR – the identical mannequin that has acquired this particular version.

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