BMW S1000R launched in India at Rs 22.83 lakh

Tuesday 20 May 2014, 17:59 PM by

Bike enthusiasts will now feel adrenaline rush as BMW has brought to Indian shores the athletic S1000R. The new offering from BMW has been priced at Rs 22.83 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai). BMW feels that S1000R will open to a good response and a strong potential to lure customers in future. This new street-naked bike from BMW has taken design cues from S1000RR, however, the radiator shrouds fitted in place of fairing that notably covers the engine vary with the ones equipped in S1000R.

BMW S1000R launched in India at Rs 22.83 lakh |
BMW S1000R launched in India at Rs 22.83 lakh

Mechanically both the bikes are same, a 999 cc displacement, in-line, four cylinder, liquid/oil-cooled engine is fitted in both the bikes. But the company has modified the engine a tad to engender a maximum power output of 160 Bhp, around 33 Bhp less than S1000RR. However, the torque output generated by both the bikes is similar.

Built on all aluminium frame the new S1000R weighs 207kgs. The front profile of the bike features an upside-down telescopic forks and rear gets a monoshock. BMW is offering new S1000R in three colour options-Blue, Red and White. Donning a robust stance, the new S1000R comes with BMW’s signature dual head lamps. The company is hopeful that the new bike will get many takers.

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