BMW Motorrad demonstrated the updated s 1000 R motorcycle.
The new car received a more sporty style, improved technology and a different engine. In addition, it was equipped with new led lights and “turn signals”. The bike will also be offered with the m kit, which together with carbon fiber wheels contributes to a weight reduction of 3.7 kg.
The novelty, in particular, received a flexible frame, which is light in weight and provides a more comfortable ride, and even a different exhaust. In addition, the motorcycle was equipped with a new 6.5-inch digital “instrument”, which is designed to provide good visibility even in poor lighting. The display also supports app-based navigation via Bluetooth.
As for the technical equipment of the updated S 1000 R, it is equipped with a 4-cylinder 163-horsepower (114 Nm) engine. Although the performance remained the same, the engine became lighter by five kilograms. In addition, the novelty received a new system that can regulate the torque.
The updated BMW S 1000 R should appear at German dealers in may this year at a cost of 14,368 euros.
In addition, some time ago it was noted that the Italian firm Engine Engineering is developing a motorcycle Benelli 302, which is almost an exact copy of the American Harley XR338. It took only 120 days to create the prototype of the new product.