BMW Motorrad has taken the wraps off the new M 1000 RR, a homologation special motorcycle that is based on the BMW S 1000 RR superbike.
First BMW M division motorcycle
999cc engine develops 212hp at 14,500rpm and 113Nm at 11,000rpm
Kerb weight is 192kg, lighter than stock S 1000 RR by 5kg
The new BMW M 1000 RR is the first motorcycle to roll out of the company’s hallowed M-division, a dedicated facility that for the longest time has been making high performance variants of BMW’s cars. The M 1000 RR is a homologation special, designed to meet FIM WSBK specifications and is road-legal as well.
What are the BMW M 1000 RR design changes?
As we’ve said earlier, the BMW Motorrad M 1000 RR is based on the sleek and angry-faced S 1000 RR, and hence shares most of the body panels.
The most obvious difference between the two motorcycles are the new carbon fibre winglets. BMW…