BMW Motorrad has unveiled the 2013 S1000RR HP4. The HP4 is an S1000RR with parts from BMW’s High Performance bin with more sharpened, numbered and intended to oversee the range sports brand. The company lays claims to this being the lightest 4-cylinder supersports motorcycle in its segment – 169kg dry weight with Race ABS and 199kg with 90 per cent fuel. Although the engine specs remain unchanged – 194PS of power at 13,000rpm and 112Nm of torque at 9,750rpm.
The new bike features forged wheels, lighter sprocket carrier, titanium exhaust and a lightweight battery are said to have contributed to this weight loss. This new motorcycle has also been fitted with Dynamic Damping Control or DDC as standard. DDC, which is the world’s first on a production motorcycle is an electronically adjustable suspension which automatically adjusts to the road surfaces and riding conditions. BMW have also kitted the HP4 with launch control, adapted wheelie detection and shift assistant.
BMW still has not release yet, but this new HP4 should be presented to show in Cologne, Germany in October at a price estimates hover around the Rs 13.59 lakh mark, excluding duties.
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