BMW S1000RR

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BMW S1000RR
BMW S1000RR .jpg
ManufacturerBMW Motorrad
Production2009-
ClassSuper bike
Engine1,000 cc (61 cu in) Inline-4

The BMW S1000RR is a Super bike manufactured by BMW Motorrad to compete in the 2009 Superbike World Championship.[1] It was introduced in Munich on 16 April 2008,[2] and is powered by a 1,000 cc (61 cu in) Inline-4 engine.

BMW will only manufacture 1,000 production models in 2009 to satisfy World Superbike homologation requirements. It will feature Traction control and is targeted to have a Dry weight (motorcycle) of 190 kg (419 lb) and produce 190 bhp (142 kW). The S1000RR is unlikely to be in dealerships until early 2010.[1]

On 26 June 2008, Spain rider Ruben Xaus signed to ride the bike for the factory BMW Motorrad team.[3] On 25 September 2008, Australia former double Superbike World Championship World Champion Troy Corser signed to complete the team's two-rider lineup for 2009.[4]

References


  1. 1.0 1.1 Carroll, Michael (2008-04-16). "BMW officially unveils World Superbike contender" (in English) (HTML). Motorcycle News. http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/mcn/2008/april/14-20/apr1608bmwoficiallyunveilsworldsuperbikecontender/. Retrieved on 2008-04-17. 
  2. Madson, Bart (2008-04-16). "2009 BMW Superbike S1000RR Unveiled!" (in English) (HTML). MotorcycleUSA.com. http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/Article_Page.aspx?ArticleID=6262&Page=1. Retrieved on 2008-04-17. 
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