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2012 BMW Motorcycle S 1000 RR

BMW S 1000 RR Motorcycle

BMW is presenting the very latest in racing power, the 2012 S 1000 RR. With an aluminum bridge-type frame, radial brakes, a super sporty tail-up nose-down design, hot colors and the ultimate combination of electronic rider assistance. The Race ABS, includes four modes, two for the road and two for the track, a banking rotation speed, gear-related Dynamic Traction Control (DTC) which allows slip. The 2012 S1000RR features new chassis geometry including reduced triple clamp offset.

2012 MSRP $15,050 (Incl. ABS)

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Technical data

TypeWater/oil-cooled 4-cylinder 4-stroke in-line engine, four titanium valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts
Bore x stroke80 mm x 49.7 mm
Capacity999 cc
Rated output193 hp (142 kW) at 13.000 rpm
Max. torque83 lb/ft (112 Nm) at 9.750 rpm
Compression ratio13.0 : 1
Mixture control / engine managementElectronic injection, digital engine electronics with integrated knock control (BMS-KP)
Emission control2 closed-loop 3-way catalytic converters, EU-3 norm with electronically controlled interference pipe and acoustic valves
Performance / fuel consumption 
Maximum speedover 120 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/hFuel Economy: 41 mpg, at a constant 55 mph
Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h 
Fuel typePremium unleaded.
Electrical system 
AlternatorThree-phase alternator 350 W
Battery12 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free
Power transmission 
ClutchMultiplate clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch, mechanically controlled
GearboxConstant-mesh 6-speed gearbox, straight-toothed
Chassis / brakes 
FrameAluminum composite bridge frame, partially self-supporting engine
Front wheel location / suspensionUpside-down telescopic fork Ø 46 mm, compression and rebound stage adjustable
Rear wheel location / suspensionAluminum 2-sided swing arm, compression and rebound damping, high and low speed adjustable
Suspension travel front / rear4.7″/5.1″
Castor3.9″ (98.5 mm)
Steering head angle65,99°
WheelsAluminum cast wheels
Rim, front3.50 x 17″
Rim, rear6.00 x 17“
Tyres, front120/70 ZR 17
Tyres, rear190/55 ZR 17
Brake, fronttwin disc brake, floating brake calipers, 4-piston fixed caliper, diameter 320 mm, 5 mm thick
Brake, rearSingle disc brake, single piston floating caliper, diameter 220 mm, 5 mm thick
ABSBMW Motorrad Race ABS, disengageable, 4 modes to select: Rain, Sport, Race, Slick (optional equipment)
Dimensions / weights 
Width (incl. mirrors)32.5″
Height (excl. mirrors)44.8″
Seat height, unladen weight32.3″
Inner leg curve, unladen weight 
Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)451 lbs (incl. Race ABS)
Dry weight 2)398 lbs (incl. Race ABS)
Permitted total weight893 lbs
Payload (with standard equipment)442 lbs
Usable tank volume4.6 US Gallons
Reserveapprox. 1 US Gallon

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