2021 Motorcycle Previews 2021 BMW S 1000 RR First Look (8 Fast Facts From Europe)

2021 BMW S 1000 RR First Look (8 Fast Facts From Europe)

Back for 2021, the BMW S 1000 RR won’t be getting any functional changes. Instead, BMW is focusing on new options for the 205-horsepower superbike. Our European spies have slipped a sneak peek under the door.

  1. The 2021 BMW S 1000 RR will be Euro 5 compliant. That may mean the ABS cannot be defeated. However, we will wait and see if there is some sort of track-only option that can make that change.

2021 BMW S 1000 RR - First Look

  1. Track day aficionados will like the new M GPS Laptrigger. Plug in an activation code, and a GPS sensor will communicate with the instrument cluster. Lap times and lap counts will be logged via GPS. Be patient—this feature won’t be enabled until December.
  1. Also appealing to track day riders the new M Endurance chain.
  1. There are two new exhaust options for the S 1000 RR. You have a choice between the Sports muffler and the M titanium exhaust system. These options hit the dealers in October.

2021 BMW S 1000 RR - MSRP

  1. The 2021 RR has a new optional M milled parts package with an impressive list of detail pieces. The M milled parts package includes a clutch and brake lever protectors, folding clutch and brake levers, engine protectors, and footpegs. This package will not be available until September.
  1. There is also a new Sports package available. It includes an M Endurance chain, USB charging port, and the M GPS Laptrigger code. All three of these features are available individually. You’ll have to wait for the Sports package—it won’t be ready until December.

2021 BMW S 1000 RR - Price

  1. There are two colors for 2021: Black Storm Metallic and Racing Red Non-Metallic.
  1. We don’t have US prices or availability yet for the 2021 BMW S 1000 RR.

2021 BMW S 1000 RR Specs


  • Type: Inline-4
  • Displacement: 999cc
  • Bore x stroke: 80 x 49.7mm
  • Maximum power: 205 horsepower @ 13,000 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 83 ft/lbs @ 11,000 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 13.3:1
  • Valvetrain: DOHC; 4vpc
  • Transmission: 6-speed w/ straight-cut gears
  • Final drive: 525 chain


  • Type: Aluminum composite bridge w/ partially self-supporting motor
  • Front suspension; travel: Fully adjustable Marzocchi 45mm inverted fork; 4.7 inches
  • Rear suspension; travel: Linkage-assisted fully adjustable Marzocchi shock; 4.6 inches
  • Wheels: Aluminum cast
  • Front wheel: 17 x 3.50
  • Rear wheel: 17x 6.00
  • Front tire: 120/70 x 17
  • Rear tire: 195/55 x 17
  • Front brakes: 320mm floating discs w/  4-piston fixed Hayes calipers
  • Rear brake: 220mm disc w/ single-piston floating Brembo caliper
  • ABS: Standard w/ multiple setting, including off


  • Wheelbase: 56.7 inches
  • Rake: 23.5 degrees
  • Trail: 3.7 inches
  • Seat height: 32.4 inches
  • Fuel capacity: 4.4 gallons
  • Curb weight: 434 pounds
  • Colors: Black Storm Metallic; Racing Red Non-Metallic
  • 2021 BMW S 1000 RR Price: $MSRP TBA

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