WHAT WE SAID – SBOTY 2012

Fast Bikes - - CORE TEST -

The orig­i­nal S 1000 RR’s sus­pen­sion had as much damp­ing as Harry Red­knapp’s face and the elec­tron­ics were too in­tru­sive – but this ver­sion is the pol­ished prod­uct, drip­ping in re­fine­ment. Make no mis­take, it’s still a ram­pant brute, but now comes with su­pe­rior con­trol­la­bil­ity. It may look sim­i­lar, but shrewd ad­just­ments make a seis­mic leap in per­for­mance. The Beemer makes any Ja­panese litre bike feel like Ru­pert the Bear…

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