BMW M 1000 R launched at Rs 33 lakh

The M 1000 R is essentially a naked version of BMW’s flagship superbike, the M 1000 RR.

BMW Motorrad has launched the M 1000 R in India. The roadster is available in two variants: standard and Competition, priced at Rs 33 lakh and Rs 38 lakh (ex-showroom), respectively.

The M 1000 R is essentially a naked version of BMW’s flagship superbike, the M 1000 RR. It is powered by the same 999cc inline 4-cylinder engine but has been tuned to produce 209 BHP @ 14,500 rpm and 113 Nm @ 11,000 rpm. The engine features titanium valves, a new spring assembly on the exhaust side, narrower and lighter cam followers and optimized camshafts. The intake system features shorter intake funnels for optimized charge exchange at high engine speeds. BMW claims the bike can sprint from 0-100 km/h time in 3.2 seconds and has a top speed of 280 km/h.

The M 1000 R features M Winglets similar to the M 1000 RR. These are said to generate downforce when riding upright and also while leaning into corners. The bike is equipped with M Carbon wheels and brake ducts integrated into front mudguards that are said to have been optimized for improved airflow around the fork legs and brake calipers.

The M Competition Package includes the M Carbon wheels and M Carbon parts such as M Carbon parts such as rear wheel cover and chain guard, front wheel cover, tank covers, airbox cover with tapes, wind deflector, sprocket cover, the M pillion package as well as the M pillion cover and a milled, fully adjustable M rider footrests. The Competition version comes in Blackstorm metallic / M Motorsport colour scheme.

Riders can select from five riding modes: Rain, Road, Dynamic, Race and Race Pro. The Launch Control and pit-lane limiter is enabled in the Pro modes. The bike also gets an M GPS Datalogger, M GPS Laptrigger, lightweight battery, rear US charging socket, LED lighting with adaptive turning light, cruise control, traction control, wheelie control and heated grips.

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