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BMW updates S 1000 R with extra tech | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The S 1000 R is now geared up with a tyre stress monitor and new color choices.

BMW Motorrad has up to date its S 1000 R superbike by giving it some minor tech upgrades and new color schemes. At present revealed in worldwide markets, count on the up to date motorbike to make it to India as effectively in the end. 

When it comes to the tech, BMW has now added the RDC system or real-time tyre stress monitoring system as a part of the Premium Bundle on the S 1000 R. Moreover, riders will now be capable to flip off the consolation flip indicators or self-cancelling indicators on the S 1000 R through the instrument cluster. 

As for the color schemes, BMW has changed the Racing Crimson shade with a brand new Black Storm Metallic shade with white ‘S 1000 R’ lettering on the tank shrouds. Furthermore, S 1000 Rs with the Model Sport bundle will now be completed in Bluestone Metallic and Black Storm colors, changing the Hockenheim Silver Metallic paint of the outgoing mannequin. Nevertheless, the M Motorsport color scheme stays the identical as earlier than, with a Gentle White base paint and Gentle Blue, Darkish Blue and Crimson colored particulars.

The Model Sport bundle is now completed in Bluestone Metallic and Black Storm colors. 

Mechanically, the BMW S 1000 R stays unchanged. As such, it’s powered by a 999cc, in-line four-cylinder engine that places out 165hp at 11,000rpm and 114Nm at 9,250rpm. When it comes to rivals, the BMW S 1000 R competes with the likes of the Ducati Streetfighter V4 and the Aprilia Tuono V4. The S 1000 R is presently priced from Rs 18.30 lakh for the usual model as much as Rs 22.50 lakh for the Professional M sport model (ex-showroom, India). Given the minor updates on supply, count on the refreshed BMW S 1000 R to price barely greater than the outgoing model. 

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