2019 BMW S 1000 RR Highlights
BMW Motorrad India has confirmed the launch of the 2019 S 1000 RR on 27 June 2019. The BMW S 1000 RR gets an all-new design and sharper bodywork. It now gets a twin-LED headlamp setup and the tail lamp has been integrated into the rear turn indicators. Aside from this, the bike comes equipped with a Bluetooth-enabled 6.5-inch colour TFT instrument console, a new twin-spar aluminium frame, subframe and a WSBK-inspired swingarm. It also sheds a total of 11kg compared to the previous model thanks to a lighter engine, chassis and exhaust system. The new 999cc motor makes 210PS at 13,500rpm, which is 8PS more than the current S 1000 R. While the peak torque of 113Nm remains the same, it now comes 500rpm earlier at 10,500rpm. The BMW S 1000 RR is expected to be priced at Rs 20.5 lakh (ex-showroom) and will go up against the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R (Rs 14.3 lakh), Honda CBR1000RR (Rs 16.43 lakh), Yamaha R1 (Rs 19.67 lakh) and the Ducati Panigale V4 (Rs 20.53 lakh).