2023 BMW S 1000 RR on display at IBW 2022 ahead of its launch this month
Ahead of its debut on December 10, 2022, BMW Motorrad India introduced the S 1000 RR 2023 super sports car at the ongoing India Bike Week 2022 annual motorcycle festival. 2023 BMWS 1000 RR arrived globally earlier this year with a number of aesthetic and feature upgrades. The new S 1000 RR features a reworked front fascia with a sharper new look while the model now features new winglets, all borrowed from the new S 1000 RR. M 1000RR.
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The back has a new tail section, while the chassis has been revised for more flexibility. The steering rake angle is slightly relaxed at 23.6 degrees compared to 23.1 degrees on the previous model. The 0.5-degree difference is complemented by a 3mm lowered triple clamp deflection, which increases the trail from 94mm to 99mm. The 2023 BMW S 1000 RR drives a bit slower but offers better straight-line stability thanks to the upgrades.
Other upgrades include a slightly longer wheelbase at 1,457 mm and a revised swingarm with an adjustable pivot. The 2023 S 1000 RR also comes with Brake Slip Assist and Slip Control Functions. You continue to get multiple ride modes, cornering ABS and traction control as standard. There are also new color options – Blackstorm metallic, Racing red and Light white.
The power on the BMW S 1000 RR 2023 comes from a 999 cc inline 4-cylinder engine, now producing 206.5 horsepower at 13,750 rpm, an increase of 3 horsepower compared to the current model, while the maximum torque remains the same at 113 Nm at 11,000 rpm. rpm. The engine has received a revised intake manifold and hopper geometry that helps generate more power. The engine is mated to a six-speed transmission with a non-slip clutch and two-way quick shifter.
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The new S 1000 RR is expected to be priced from $20-25 lakh (old gallery). The current version is priced $19.75 lakh (old gallery) so expect an increase of around $1.5 thousand on the new version. This model will compete with Ducati Panigale V4, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R, Aprilia RSV4, Honda CBR1000RR-R and similar models in the segment.
First published date: December 3, 2022, 5:10 p.m. IST