BMW Motorrad has officially launched the M 1000 RR across certain Asian markets including India and Indonesia. According to the company, the bike is also all set to enter the Nepalese market by end of 2021 or the beginning of 2022. The BMW M 1000 RR is available in two variants for now – Standard and Competition. The company also claims that the M 1000 RR has got the most powerful BMW Motorrad engine to date. Price is yet to be revealed for the Nepalese market.
The M 1000 RR is based on the S 1000 RR which is powered by a 999cc liquid-cooled in-line four-cylinder motor and makes a blistering 214PS of power at 14,500rpm and 113 Nm of torque at 11,000rpm. The M 1000 RR is mated to a 6-speed gearbox with a slip and assist clutch. BMW also claims that the motorcycle completes the 0-100kph run in 3.1sec and can hit a top speed of 306kph. The bike also got 45mm USD fork and monoshock, adjustable for preload and rebound damping.
In terms of equipment, M 1000 RR comes with seven riding modes: Rain, Road, Dynamic, Race, Race Pro 1, Race Pro 2, and Race Pro 3. The motorcycle is also equipped with a 6.5-inch TFT screen which has a special starting animation with an M logo. The other features include sharpness of the throttle, engine braking, traction control, wheelie control, ABS, and ABS Pro. The integrated LED headlights, iconic sidelight, and digital display give the M RR a dynamic yet aggressive look.
BMW has confirmed that the M 1000 RR can be booked online for now. It’s available in three colours: Light White, Racing Blue Metallic, and Racing Red. The M 1000 RR will be offered with a 3 years/unlimited km warranty, and a 5-year extended warranty. Roadside assistance comes as part of the package too on available cities. The BMW M 1000 RR will compete against the likes of Ducati Panigale V4, Honda CBR1000RR-R, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, and the Yamaha R1.