2016 BMW S 1000 XR | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide

2016 BMW S 1000 XR | Buyer's Guide
2016 BMW S 1000 XR

Well known for its off-road capable GS series of twin-cylinder adventure bikes, BMW is expanding into the purely street adventure bike (BMW calls it “adventure sport”) with the 2016 BMW S 1000 XR.

Powered by a detuned version of the S 1000 RR superbike motor, the XR still has a formidable 160 horses on tap when you rev it into five-figures. A premium motorcycle, the S 1000 XR comes standard with Automatic Stability Control, along with an extended list of highest-end options, including Dynamic Electronic Suspension Adjustment and ABS Pro.

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2016 BMW S 1000 XR Specs:

ENGINE

  • Type: Liquid-cooled, DOHC, inline-4
  • Lubrication: Wet sump
  • Bore x stroke: 80 x 49.7mm
  • Displacement: 999cc
  • Maximum power: 160 horsepower @ 11,000 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 83 ft/lbs @ 9250 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 12.0:1
  • Engine management: Electronic fuel injection w/ ride-by-wire and knock sensor
  • Emissions control: Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converters w/ interference pipe

2016 BMW S 1000 XR pricePERFORMANCE

  • Maximum speed: 125+ mph
  • Fuel consumption: 44 mpg at a constant 55 mph
  • Fuel: Premium

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Alternator: 486 watts
  • Battery: 12 V / 8 Ah, maintenance-free

TRANSMISSION

  • Clutch: Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, anti-hop, mechanically operated
  • Gearbox: Constant mesh 6-speed, straight-toothed
  • Drive: Chain

CHASSIS

  • Frame: Aluminum composite bridge-type w/ semi self-supporting engine
    Suspension
    Front: Inverted 46mm forks w/ rebound and compression damping adjustments; 5.9 inches of travel
  • Rear: Aluminum swingarm, rebound damping adjustable; 5.5 inches of travel
  • WHEELS
  • Type: Cast aluminum
  • Rims
  • Front: 3.5 x 17″
  • Rear: 6.0 x 17″
    Tire
  • Front: 120/70 ZR 17
  • Rear: 190/55 ZR 17
  • Brakes
  • Front: Dual floating 320mm discs w/ four-piston fixed calipers
  • Rear: 265mm disc, with dual-piston floating caliper
  • ABS: BMW Motorrad Race ABS (defeatable)

DIMENSIONS

  • L x W x H: 86.0 x 37.0 x 55.5 inches
  • Wheelbase: 61.0 inches
  • Rake: 25.5°
  • Trail: 4.6 inches
  • Seat height: 33.1 inches
  • Curb weight: 502 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 5.2 gallons

2016 BMW S 1000 XR Colors:

  • Racing Red
  • Light White

2016 BMW S 1000 XR Price:

  • MSRP From $16,350