BMW presents its 2014 S 1000 RR - a true superbike with a racy DNA.
It is useless to say that the motorcycle comes with a comprehensive list of high tech features that were carefully developed to maximize its high speed performances.
Features such as radial brakes, ABS adjustable riding modes or traction control put the 2014 BMW S 1000 RR on top of the food chain.
Not to mention about the high tech aluminum bridge type frame that offers a perfect mix between light weight and rigidity maximizing the motorcycle’s handling abilities.
The frame is wrapped around a 999cc, water/oil-cooled 4-cylinder 4-stroke in-line engine with four titanium valves per cylinder and two overhead camshafts. The unit puts out a maximum power of 193 Hp (142 KW) at 13.000 rpm while the peak torque is rated at 83 Lb/Ft (112 Nm) at 9.750 rpm.
Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 BMW S 1000 RR.
When BMW build a superbike, BMW have no time for second best. Presenting the very latest in racing power, the 2014 S 1000 RR. With an aluminum bridge-type frame, radial brakes, a super sporty tail-up nose-down design, hot colors and the ultimate combination of electronic rider assistance. The RR includes four riding modes that adjust power delivery, throttle response, Race ABS action and even Dynamic Traction Control (optional equipment).
Never before has it been so easy to keep so much power under control. This is as true on public roads as it is on the racetrack. The RR is a full-blooded racing bike, even though it can be ridden with a number plate attached. A race proven sport bike for the road.
|Engine type||Water/oil-cooled 4-cylinder 4-stroke in-line engine, four titanium valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts|
|Bore x stroke||80 mm x 49.7 mm|
|Rated output||193 hp (142 kW) at 13.000 rpm|
|Max. torque||83 lb/ft (112 Nm) at 9.750 rpm|
|Compression ratio||13.0 : 1|
|Mixture control / engine management||Electronic injection, digital engine electronics with integrated knock control (BMS-KP)|
|Emission control||2 closed-loop 3-way catalytic converters, EU-3 norm with electronically controlled interference pipe and acoustic valves|
|Maximum speed||Over 125 mph|
|Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h||Fuel Economy: 41 mpg, at a constant 55 mph|
|Fuel type||Premium unleaded.|
|Alternator||Three-phase alternator 350 W|
|Battery||12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free|
|Clutch||Multiplate clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch, mechanically controlled|
|Gearbox||Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox, straight-toothed|
|Frame||Aluminum composite bridge frame, partially self-supporting engine|
|Front wheel location / suspension||Upside-down telescopic fork Ø 46 mm, compression and rebound stage adjustable|
|Rear wheel location / suspension||Aluminum 2-sided swing arm, compression and rebound damping, high and low speed adjustable|
|Suspension travel front / rear||4.7"/5.1"|
|Castor||3.9" (98.5 mm)|
|Steering head angle||65,99°|
|Wheels||Aluminum cast wheels|
|Rim, front||3.50 x 17"|
|Rim, rear||6.00 x 17“|
|Tyres, front||120/70 ZR 17|
|Tyres, rear||190/55 ZR 17|
|Brake, front||Twin disc brake, floating brake calipers, 4-piston fixed caliper, diameter 320 mm, 5 mm thick|
|Brake, rear||Single disc brake, single piston floating caliper, diameter 220 mm, 5 mm thick|
|ABS||STANDARD Race ABS (part integral, 4 modes, can be switched off)|
|Width (incl. mirrors)||32.5"|
|Height (excl. mirrors)||44.8"|
|Seat height, unladen weight||32.3 inches Standard|
|Inner leg curve, unladen weight||71.3 inches Standard|
|Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)||451 lbs (incl. Race ABS)|
|Dry weight 2)||398 lbs (incl. Race ABS)|
|Permitted total weight||893 lbs|
|Payload (with standard equipment)||442 lbs|
|Usable tank volume||4.6 US Gallons|
|Reserve||approx. 1 US Gallon|
Technical data relate to the unladen weight (DIN)
1) According to guideline 93/93/EWG with all fluids, fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume
2) Unladen weight without fluids