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Meet the BMW HP4 Carbon - a fast motorcycle wrapped in a sporty skin and equipped with state of the art technologies.

This German machine features a series of HP components which give it a fairly unique personality. Among them there are the HP brake lever, HP clutch lever and HP rider footrest system. You also get a special HP engine spoiler, HP plate holder and the HP fuel tank trim all made of carbon.

This stunning supersport motorcycle is propelled by a similarly stunning water/oil-cooled, 4-cylinder, 4-stroke in-line engine with four titanium valves per cylinder and two overhead camshafts. Fire up the engine and you’ll, be assaulted by a peak power of 193 bhp at 13,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 112 Nm at 9,750 rpm.

The BMW HP4 CARBON is offered with a base price of £19,350.00.

Hit the jump for more information on the BMW HP4 CARBON.



For riders not content with ultimate performance alone, we proudly present the HP4 Carbon edition. With its additional HP components it makes a striking impression: HP brake lever, HP clutch lever and HP rider footrest system. The long, closed HP engine spoiler, the HP plate holder and the HP fuel tank trim are made entirely of carbon. Its most conspicuous hallmarks are the aluminium forged wheels in Racing blue and the sponsor sticker kit - so its unique quality lies not just in its performance but in its design, too, making it a perfect synthesis of quality that is impossible to miss.

The HP4 Carbon also has a uniquely numbered fork bridge engraving with High Performance logo. This makes each and every machine a unique specimen. Due to the involved manufacturing process and the limited availability of the high-quality carbon components, only a small number of HP4 Carbon edition models will be made during the manufacturing phase up to 2014.

Of special interest to Supersport 1000 class racers is that HP4 is expected to be homologated to race in the 2013 season and as a platform for a race bike within the current Regulations is likely to have advantages compared to RR Sport in terms of lightness (wheels), more torque, monobloc front brake discs, the fine tuning of the DTC Traction Control, and a race programming for the (standard) ABS brakes.

BMW HP4 CARBON Key Features

  • High performance folding brake and clutch lever
  • Lightweight battery
  • Tinted windscreen
  • LED indicators
  • Full Titanium exhaust with acoustic valve
  • Launch Control
  • Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) with additional fine adjustment in Slick mode
  • IDM race developed ABS
  • Dynamic Damping Control (DDC)
  • Top yoke inscribed with serial number and HP4 logo
  • Forged aluminium wheels in ’Racing Blue’ colour
  • Set of sponsor graphics for individual personalisation
  • Carbon fibre extended engine spoiler
  • Carbon fibre tank and plate holder
  • High performance fully adjustable, lightweight footrest
  • Instrument cluster with additional features DTC fine adjustment, Launch control, DDC configuration menu

BMW HP4 CARBON Features and Benefits



  • Variable length air intake system
  • 1 x closed loop 3 way catalytic converter EU-3 compliant (95 – 98 RON)
  • Digital engine management (BMS-K-P, with knock control)
  • 6 Speed gearbox with shift assist
  • 4 Titanium valves per cylinder
  • 4 Cylinder, 4 stroke, DOHC inline engine, mounted across the frame and inclined at 32°
  • 2 fuel Injectors per cylinder

Running Gear

  • Side stand with starter inhibit
  • 6.0 x 17 inch rear wheel with 200/55 ZR 17 tyre
  • 3.50 x 17 inch front wheel with 120/70 ZR 17 tyre
  • Race ABS
  • Single disc rear brake, 220 mm diameter. Single piston floating calliper
  • Twin disc front brake (EVO, 320mm dia.) 4 piston monobloc fixed callipers


  • Hazard warning flasher
  • Drop Sensor
  • Single wire system (Can-bus)
  • Multifunctional instrument cluster with speedometer, total and trip odometer, revolution counter, digital clock, lap timer mode with best lap, all time best telemetry throttle brake and shift rate, freeze function, launch mode, power mode, and more.
  • Permanent ‘on’ headlamp
  • Low beam and main beam asymmetrical front headlight design
  • BMW Diagnostic equipment interface


  • Integral ignition switch and steering lock
  • Multi-adjustable handbrake lever
  • Storage compartment with tool kit
  • One key system for ignition, steering, fuel filler cap and rear seat locks


Engine typeWater/oil-cooled 4-cylinder 4-stroke in-line engine, four titanium valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts
Bore x stroke80 mm x 49.7 mm
Capacity999 cc
Rated output142 kW (193 bhp) at 13,000 rpm
Max. torque112 Nm at 9,750 rpm
Compression ratio13.0:1
Mixture control / engine managementElectroinc injection, digital engine electronics with integrated knock control (BMS-KP)
Emission control1 closed-loop 3-way catalytic converters, EU-3 norm with electronically controlled interference pipe and acoustic valves
Maximum speedOver 200 km/h
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h5.7 litres
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h5.9 litres
Fuel typeSuper (premium) unleaded, octane number 95-98 (RON) (knock control; rated output at 98 RON)
AlternatorThree-phase generator 350 W
Battery12 V / 7 Ah, maintenance-free
ClutchMultiple clutch in oil bath, anti hopping clutch, mechanically controlled
GearboxConstant-mesh 6-speed gearbox, straight-toothed
Drive17/45 chain
FrameAluminium composite bridge frame, partially self-supporting
Front wheel location / suspensionUpside down telescopic fork 46 mm, dynamic damping control DDC, adjustable spring preload, electronically adjustable damping
Rear wheel location / suspensionAluminium dual swing arm, dynamic damping control DDC (central spring strut), hydraulically adjustable spring preload, adjustable compression and rebound damping
Suspension travel front / rear120 mm / 130 mm
Wheelbase1,422.7 mm
Castor98.5 mm
Steering head angle65.99 degrees
WheelsForged aluminium wheels
Rim, Front3.50 x 17"
Rim, rear6.00 x 17"
Tyre, front120/70 ZR 17
Tyre, rear200/55 ZR 17
Brake, frontTwin disc brake, floating brake discs on nine bearings, four piston monobloc fixed caliper, diameter 320 mm, 5 mm thick
Brake, rearSingle disc brake, single piston floating caliper, diameter 220 mm, 5 mm thick
ABSBMW Motorrad race ABS, disengageable, four modes to choose from: Rain, Sport, Race, Slick, IDM setting
Length2.056 mm
Width (incl. mirrors)826 mm
Height (excl. mirrors)1,138 mm
Seat height, unladen weight820 mm
Inner leg curve, unladen weight1,810 mm
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fueled199 kg incl. Race-ABS
Dry weight169 kg
Permitted total weight405 kg
Payload (with standard equipment)207 kg
Usable tank volume17.5 l
Reserveapprox. 4 litres

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