2016 BMW S 1000 R | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide

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

Take BMW’s incredible S 1000 RR superbike, toss the fairing, raise the bars, and tune it for a bit more street-friendly grunt and you have the S 1000 R.

Technical features abound, including Automatic Stability Control, Rain and Road power modes, steering damper, plus Race ABS.

Premium features abound, including an aluminum fuel tank. Accessories range from a Akrapovič muffler, quickshifter and various carbon fiber bits to enhance its performance credentials, to bags and a comfort seat to turn the S 1000 R into a sport-tourer.

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2016 BMW S 1000 R 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: 68 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, EU-3 norm, and interference pipe and acoustic valves

PERFORMANCE

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • Alternator: 3-phase, 350 watts
  • Battery: 12 V / 9 Ah, maintenance-free

TRANSMISSION

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

CHASSIS

  • Frame: Aluminum bridge-type w/ load-bearing engine
  • Front suspension: Inverted 45mm forks w/ rebound and compression damping adjustments; 4.7 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Cast aluminum swingarm, rebound damping adjustable; 4.7 inches of travel

WHEELS/TIRES/BRAKES

  • Wheel Type: Cast aluminum
  • Front: 3.5 x 17″
  • Rear: 6.0 x 17″
  • Front tire: 120/70 ZR 17
  • Rear tire: 190/55 ZR 17
  • Front brakes: Dual floating 320mm discs w/ four-piston fixed calipers
  • Rear brakes: 220mm disc, with dual-piston floating caliper
  • ABS: BMW Motorrad Race ABS (defeatable)

DIMENSIONS

  • L x W x H: 81.0 x 33.3 x 48.3 inches
  • Wheelbase: 56.7 inches
  • Rake: 24.6°
  • Trail: 3.9 inches
  • Seat height: 32.0 inches
  • Curb weight: 456 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 4.6 gallons

2016 BMW S 1000 R Colors:

  • Black Storm Metallic
  • Racing Red; Light White

2016 BMW S 1000 R Price:

  • MSRP From $13,495

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