The German firm completes its more performance range with the BMW S 1000 XR, sort of asphalt trail 160 hp and plenty of electronics.
BMW completes the circle around its more performance range. The S family powered by the powerful Bavarian tetracilíndrico always receives a new member. The BMW S 1000 XR exploits the rutero side of this family made so far by the S 1000 RR supersports and HP4, and suggestive naked BMW S 1000 R.
In this case, the German proposal adopts a more adventurous air, following the line while the Ducati Multistrada or more recently by Honda Crossrunner VFR800X. Styles could be considered nearly a trail, with its high handlebars, high comfort and long-travel suspension, but dynamic and sporting qualities the XR is a fully-road motorcycle and more dynamic aspirations. For starters, four-cylinder engine yields 160 Cv online at 11,000 rpm and delivers a generous maximum torque of 112 Nm at 9,250 rpm. Unlike her sisters, has primacy over the offer optimum response at low and medium engine speeds, but with that power level benefits are guaranteed.
Tourism for the concept and design, but sporty in character, the BMW S 1000 XR is the fourth motorcycle brand to mount the engine 4 cylinders in line. With its powerful 160 hp – disbursed to 11,000 rpm – and a torque of 112 Nm at 9,250 rpm, the new Adventure Sports Bavarian presents itself as the ideal bike for sporty driving on country roads. Perfect for long journeys, comfortable and safe, because the series boasts l’ABS Pro, traction control and stability control ASC. Two modes of travel – Rain and Road – but if you buy the optional “Pro Mode” you have two other more dynamic. Other optional quality are the electronic suspension. The price of the BMW S 1000 XR is 16,200 Euro.
As a kind of all-purpose weapon on two wheels BMW sees his new motorcycle S 1000 XR – and also equal a new generic term for it found: Adventure sports. Meaning: The bike has to be perfect on any type of road on the way.
BMW unveiled its new motorcycle S 1000 XR – a kind of all-purpose weapon on two wheels. What the marketing strategists have devised is the logical complement to the existing three models with four-cylinder in-line engine: the Roadster S 1000 R and the two trimmed on Sport S 1000 RR and HP4.
This corresponds to 160 hp engine in the new S 1000 XR almost the Roadster S 1000 R, which is known for its wide speed range from about 10,000 revolutions per minute and the associated pulling power and acceleration. As standard, the all-rounder with the two driving modes “Rain” and “Road” and the automatic stability control ASC (Automatic Stability Control) is fitted. You might want to order “driving modes Pro” as an option, and then has the additional options “Dynamic” and “Dynamic Pro” and the Dynamic Traction control DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) and ABS Pro.
The new BMW F 800 R is instead a versatile Roadster with two-cylinder engine, whose look was modernized to give an image of greater dynamism. The engine develops 90 horsepower, to a peak of 8,000 revolutions per minute, and gives greater readiness in starting due to exchange with a new gear ratios: shorter than both the first and the second gear. But the engine is also very elastic, usable on a wide arc of rotation of the engine, just think that the 86 Nm of torque are reached at 5,800 rpm. BMW has also edited ergonomics, reducing the height of the saddle to 790 mm from the ground and redesigning the handlebars and footrests for the rider. The F 800 R costs 8970 Euro.
Of the modular other models comes also the chassis, which consists of a light alloy bridge frame with the engine as mittragendem element. New is the electronic suspension BMW Motorrad Dynamic ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment), which is available as an option. With the Pro ABS braking is supported with ABS and emergency braking prevents blockage of the wheels on slopes.
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