BMW S1000R

Performance Bikes (UK) - - Road Test -

Power 163bhp @ 11,000rpm Torque 84lb.ft @ 9250rpm Weight 205kg (claimed) Price £13,885 (as tested)

THE DE­TAIL EN­GINE

Type Liq­uid-cooled, dohc, 16v, in­line four Ca­pac­ity 999cc Bore x stroke 80mm x 49.7mm Fuelling Elec­tronic fuel in­jec­tion Power 162.7bhp @ 11,000rpm (claimed) Torque 84.1lb.ft @ 9250rpm (claimed)

CHASSIS

Frame Alu­minium beam Front sus­pen­sion 46mm Sachs USD forks, preload, elec­tron­i­cally-ad­justable com­pres­sion and re­bound damp­ing ad­just­ment Rear sus­pen­sion Sachs monoshock, preload, elec­tron­i­cally-ad­justable com­pres­sion and re­bound damp­ing ad­just­ment Front brakes 2 x 320mm discs, ra­dial-mount four-pis­ton Brembo monoblock calipers Rear brakes 220mm disc, sin­gle-pis­ton Brembo caliper

DI­MEN­SIONS

Wheel­base 1439mm Rake/trail 24.8°/98.5mm Weight 205kg (wet, claimed) Seat height 814mm Fuel ca­pac­ity 17.5 litres

TECH­NOL­OGY

Rider aids Part-in­te­grated Race ABS, ride modes ( Rain, Road, Dy­namic), up/down quick­shifter, trac­tion con­trol, semi-ac­tive sus­pen­sion, cruise con­trol, heated grips

BUY­ING

Price £12,365 (£13,885 as tested, with HP wheels) Con­tact www.bmw-mo­tor­rad.co.uk

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