Motorcycle Racing News 2012 BMW S 1000 RR | Quick Look

2012 BMW S 1000 RR | Quick Look

2012 BMW Motorcycle

Just two years following its debut, the BMW S 1000 RR is getting a major update for 2012.

Designed to compete on the World Superbike stage, the new BMW is claimed to produce 193 horsepower and have an array of electronic performance aids.

In addition to BMW Motorrad Race ABS, there is also the Dynamic Traction Control system and three performance curves designed to put every single horse to the ground in the most effective manner.

Other changes include quicker throttle response, more torque, revised suspension settings with new fork internals, and a new instrument cluster.

2012 BMW S1000RR Quick Look:

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC inline-4
  • BORE x STROKE: 80.0mm x 49.7mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 13.0:1
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • WHEELBASE: 56.0 inches
  • RAKE: 24 degrees
  • WET WEIGHT: 451 pounds
  • PRICE: $15,050

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