2019 BMW S 1000 RR India Launch Highlights: Specifications, Images, Features, Prices

The 2019 BMW S 1000 RR has been launched in India. Catch the Highlights from the launch here.

2019 BMW S 1000 RR India Launch Highlights: Specifications, Images, Features, Prices View Photos

The second generation BMW S 1000 RR has been launched in India. Prices for BMW Motorrad's flagship supersport start at Rs. 18.5 lakh (ex-showroom), and the new S 1000 RR gets a completely new frame, engine and electronic aids, as well as a design overhaul. While the older model was always known for its quirky asymmetrical styling, the new model is more conventional in design in a bid to minimise wind resistance and extract more performance. The older S 1000 RR was one of the menacingly fast motorcycles and the all-new model promises to up this experience with more power and better electronic aids.

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The 2019 BMW S 1000 RR gets all-new bodywork and with new symmetrical headlight design. The new S 1000 R does away with the quirky asymmetrical headlights in favour of a more conventional-looking dual LED headlamp set-up. The bike uses a slimmer and lighter Z-type twin-spar aluminium frame and gets a rear Trellis subframe to keep the overall weight low. The 2019 S 1000 RR is 10.6 kg lighter than the outgoing version, weighing just 197 kg.

Power on the 2019 BMW S 1000 RR comes from the newly developed 998 cc in-line four-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that belts out 204 bhp and 113 Nm of peak torque. It produces 8 bhp more than the older model and also gets new ShiftCam valve train technology that brings variable valve timing and valve stroke to the intake side of the valve train. BMW has also revised the geometry of the intake and exhaust ports for optimisation.

With respect to features, the new BMW S 1000 RR is equipped with a 6.5-inch TFT instrument console with Bluetooth connectivity and navigation. The bike gets a six-axis IMU that brings cornering ABS, Dynamic Traction Control as standard. You also get Wheelie Control, four riding modes - Rain, Road, Dynamic and Race - and an optional Race Pro mode. There's launch control and pit-lane speed limiter too for the track days. The suspension can be further spruced up with the optional Dynamic Damping Control (DDC) that adds electronic damping to the fully-adjustable suspension package. The S 1000 RR will be get M packages with performance enhancements, a first for any BMW bike.

The second generation BMW S 1000 RR is expected to be priced around Rs. 20.5 lakh (ex-showroom), and will take on the Ducati Panigale V4, Aprilia RSV4 Factory, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR, Suzuki GSX-R1000R, Honda CBR1000RR and the likes. The model will be brought to India as a CBU.

Catch all the Highlights from the 2019 BMW S 1000 RR launch here.

Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR: Electronic Aids

Here's a closer look at the 2019 BMW S 1000 RR. 

It's an electronics galore on the S 1000 RR including:

- 6.5-inch TFT instrument console with Bluetooth connectivity and navigation
- 6-axis IMU with cornering ABS, Dynamic Traction Control, Wheelie Control,
- 4 riding modes - Rain, Road, Dynamic and Race - and an optional Race Pro mode with three individual settings
- Launch control and pit-lane speed limiter



 
Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch: Prices

The new BMW S 1000 RR is being brought to India as a Completely Built Unit (CBU) and is just Rs. 50,000 more expensive than the older model.


Considering the massive list of improvements and upgrades that the supersport gets,  that's highly competitive positioning

Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch: Prices

The all-new BMW S 1000 RR goes on sale with quite competitive prices

3 variants:
S 1000 RR STD: Rs. 18.5 lakh
S 1000 RR Pro: Rs. 20.95 lakh
S 1000 RR Pro M: Rs. 22.95 lakh

*All prices, ex-showroom India.

Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch: Shahid Kapoor

Kabir Singh actor Shahid Kapoor rides in the 2019 BMW S 1000 RR at the launch.

Jun 27, 2019


The 2019 BMW S 1000 RR makes 294 bhp and 113 Nm of peak torque.
That's 8 bhp more than the outgoing version.

The powertrain is all new and this time there's an M package as well with performance upgrades, a first for any BMW bikes. Essentially, the Pro package rebranded.

Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch

Hans-Christian Bartel, BMW India President (act.) & CFO is now on tarmac.

Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch LIVE
And it begins...

BMW Corporate Communications Head - Abhay Dange starts the proceedings.

Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch: Engine

The 998 cc inline-four engine on the 2019 BMW S 1000 RR weighs about 4 kg less than its predecessor. The most important new feature though is the new BMW ShiftCam technology, which brings variable valve timing and valve stroke to the intake side of the valve train.

BMW also says that it has revised the geometry of the intake and exhaust ports for optimisation.

Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch: Rivals

The all-new BMW S 1000 RR takes on a number of litre-class supersport motorcycles including the Ducati Panigale V4, Aprilia RSV4 Factory, Yamaha YZF-R1, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR, Honda CBR1000RR and the likes.
Jun 27, 2019

It's time for.the 2019 BMW S 1000 RR. The launch starts very soon.

Keep watching this space.

Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch


The 2019 BMW S 1000 RR gets extensive weight savings with the use of aluminium and Carbon Fibre and is about 10.6 kg lighter than its predecessor.

Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch

The BMW S 1000 RR's chassis sees a number of improvements for the 2019 model year.

The engine is now more of a load-bearing member of the chassis with the rear subframe being a Trellis unit to reduce the overall weight on the bike.

Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch

The 2019 BMW S 1000 RR made its global debut at the EICMA Motorcycle Show last year.

It also marked the return of BMW Motorrad in World Super Bike Championship (WSBK) with the help of Tom Sykes and the Shaun Muir Racing Team.

Jun 27, 2019
2019 BMW S 1000 RR Launch

Hello and thank yo for joining us for the Live Updates from the 2019 BMW S 1000 RR India launch.

BMW Motorrad's flagship litre-class supersport motorcycle is all set to arrive in India in a completely new avatar boasting of more power, ride-ability and enhanced electronic aids.

The S 1000 RR is promising and wants to quite shake up the litre-class segment.

Keep watching this space for all the action from the launch event.