"With a more powerful engine, further developed chassis, the new assistance systems Brake Slide Assist and DTC Slide Control as well as optimized aerodynamics with winglets and a redesigned rear, we were able to take the performance of the RR to a new level.“ Wolfgang Wallner, Project Manager S 1000 RR The new BMW S 1000 RR – even more dynamic thanks to extensive innovations in the engine, chassis, aerodynamics, design and assistance systems. With a further developed engine and chassis, optimized aerodynamics with winglets, a new rear end and new assistance systems, the super sports car first presented in 2009 is now being reissued.
Further developed four-cylinder engine with new best values in terms of performance, torque and drivability! A four-cylinder in-line engine based on the previous S 1000 RR engine is used in the new RR. The peak output is now 154 kW (210 hp) at 13 rpm (does not apply to US vehicles) and is therefore 750 kW (2 hp) more than the previous model. The maximum torque of 3 Nm is reached at 113 rpm. Despite the increased top performance, the usable speed range of the new RR has again been made broad and full. The maximum speed is 11.000 rpm.
Dynamic Traction Control DTC with new Slide Control function using steering angle sensors. The Slide Control function is a new feature of the Dynamic Traction Control DTC. It allows the driver to select two preset drift angles when accelerating out for traction control. Technically, this is done via a steering angle sensor. Up to the respective degree of angle, the traction control allows slippage on the rear wheel when accelerating out and thus enables rear wheel drift. When the preset steering angle value is reached, the traction control intervenes, reduces slip and stabilizes the driving condition.
Further developed "Flex Frame" frame and newly defined chassis geometry.
The heart of the chassis of the new RR is still the bridge frame made of aluminum, which is a welded construction made of four elements manufactured using the gravity die casting process and integrates the engine, which is tilted forwards by 32 degrees as before, as a supporting element. With the goal of optimized flexibility in the lateral direction, the main frame of the new RR received several breakthroughs in the side areas. During the further development of the chassis of the new RR, the focus was also on a further increase in driving precision. The steering head angle has been designed flatter by 0,5° and the offset of the fork bridges has been reduced by 3 mm. The new chassis geometry is not only associated with even better driving precision, but also increased accuracy and clearer feedback from the front wheel.
ABS Pro with new functions Brake Slide Assist and ABS Pro Setting "Slick".
Another important innovation for racetrack drivers is the new Brake Slide Assist function. In analogy to the DTC Slide Control function, which is also new, this new system is also based on steering angle sensors and allows the driver to set a specific drift angle for so-called braking drifts with a constant slide into corners . Winglets, redesigned front and rear sections and attractive colors for even more performance and sportiness. As with the M RR, winglets on the new RR now ensure the best possible contact between the front wheel and the road – especially when accelerating.
They generate aerodynamic downforce and thus additional wheel loads. The advantages are less wheelie inclination, later braking and increased cornering stability. In terms of design, the new edition of the RR benefits from a redesigned front section including winglets, a new, lighter and sportier rear section as well as the three new driving positions Blackstorm metallic, Style Passion in Racingred non-metallic and the racing-oriented paint finish in Lightwhite non-metallic/BMW M.
The highlights of the new BMW S 1000 RR:
- More power and torque: 154 kW (210 hp) at 13 rpm-1 and 113 Nm at 11 000 min-1.
- Shorter secondary gearing for more traction on the rear wheel.
- Advanced "Flex Frame" frame with more flex.
- Suspension geometry with new values for steering head angle, offset, caster and wheelbase.
- M chassis kit with adjustable swingarm pivot point and rear lift as standard.
- Dynamic Traction Control DTC with a new Slide Control function via steering angle sensors for acceleration drifts.
- ABS Pro with the new Brake Slide Assist function via steering angle sensors for braking drifts.
- ABS Pro Setting "Slick".
- Optimized aerodynamics with a new front section, winglets, high disc and sealing off the lower triple tree.
- M Lightweight battery as standard.
- USB charging port in the rear.
- Redesigned rear end and shorter number plate holder.
- Optimized wiring harness for removing the license plate holder.
- Clutch and alternator covers in black.
- Easier rear wheel assembly thanks to captive axle bushes and chamfered brake pads and brake anchor plate.
- M GPS Mouse Adapter iRd BMW Motorrad original accessories.
- New GoPro holder iRd BMW Motorrad original accessories.
- Three attractive color schemes: Black Storm metallic, Style Passion in Racing Red uni and Light White uni/BMW M.
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