Bavarian motorostoitel BMW Motorrad introduced a series of new products to its lineup for authoritative motosalon EICMA-2019 in Milan, Italy.
The whole booth looks like a classic BMW forum – is a bit like the Roman Coliseum. In addition to these, there a number of toy motorcycles – apparently, to attract attention extremology audience.
BMW showed the new F900, as well as the new XR – at a reduced cubic capacity, 900сс, and the usual liter. The latter are direct competitors of the Italian Ducati Multistrada.
BMW F900XR is a smaller version of the Superbike BMW S1000XR new 895-CC engine (two-cylinder parallel cylinders) obtained from the motor of a BMW F850GS. This bike will take its place in the midsize segment in the category sports toringo.
The engine produces 105 HP at 8 750 rpm./min. and 91 Nm of torque at 6 500 rpm./min Has two balancing shaft to reduce vibration.
F900R – a slightly different version, it weighs slightly less and has slightly less power than the same of the present XR.
Both bikes have the standard two driving modes – normal, rain, ABS, traction control and dashboard with a color screen. Bluetooth is controlled on the left stick.
Optionally available top specification also offers semi-active suspension, powered tilt, ABS, Keyless entry, air quickshifter (working both up and down).
Suspension travel – front and 142 mm 172 mm rear. Frame borrowed from the BMW F850GS, but a little shortened. Correspondingly shorter wheelbase. Tank is 15.5 litres, plastic. Seat height – 825 mm. At a little less than F900R tank – 13 litres, and the smaller power – 91 HP
Visually F900XR the same features of the larger BMW S1000XR, which was also updated in line 2020. New BMW F900XR looks like a smaller and sleeker version of the older model and is positioned as a sport-touring machine, while F900R – rather like a road-oriented Roadster, made on the same platform.
One of the interesting novelties of the Bavarians – electronuclear Vision DC – look BMW electric motorcycles. Just five months from the rudiments of the concept to almost finished version electronicia that may already be present.