2013 BMW S1000RR HP4Taking the S1000RR one-performance step further, BMW introduces the HP4 for 2013.
The HP4 (High Performance inline 4) builds upon the 193-horsepower S1000RR platform, adding Race ABS that features with IDM setting for maximum brake performance, a 200/55 ZR 17 rear tire, finely adjustable Dynamic Traction Control in "Slick" mode, launch control, shift assistance for optimal gearshifts, and the big addition – Dynamic Damping Control.The BMW HP4 is the first to use this DDC technology. Speaking of the Dynamic Damping Control, BMW says "the new HP4 reflects its status as a high-performance motorcycle in terms of its suspension system with a world first for serial production motorcycles: it is fitted as standard with Dynamic Damping Control DDC. "This system allows dynamic damping adaptation of the upside-down fork and spring strut to the specific situation on the road. The damping is adapted to the current maneuvering or road surface by means of sensor-supplied parameters via electrically controlled regulation valves. In this way, the HP4 offers optimum damping in every situation, handling long and short shocks virtually perfectly so as to provide maximum traction and safety."The HP4 will also be available with a competitive package upgrade, the package featuring refined HP carbon parts including a long, closed HP engine spoiler in carbon, an adjustable HP rider footrest system, folding HP brake and clutch levers, wheels finished in Racing blue metallic and a sponsor sticker kit provide additional enhancement of the new HP4.Attached above is BMW’s official infomercial for the 2013 HP4. For a preview, click here.