UPCOMING

Expected price:

21.00 Lac – 24.00 Lac

Expected Launch Date:  Jan 2016 – Feb 2016

BMW S 1000 XR

BMW S 1000 XR Overview

Embodying aspects like Adventure and Sports is the new offering from BMW christened S 1000 XR. In other words, the newbie can be used as a tourer with attendant pluses of enhanced endurance, supreme comfort and superb drivability, and a racer thanks to its powerful engine throttle and aerodynamic stance. The bike runs on a four cylinder 4 stroke 16 valve liquid cooled DOHC inline petrol power mill deriving 999cc of displacement, 160hp at 11,000rpm of maximum power and 112Nm at 9,250rpm of peak torque, respectively. In fact, the powerful engine mated to a constant mesh six speed gearbox has been taken from the super sports bike S 1000RR as well.Befitting its moniker of an Adventure Sports bike, BMW S 1000 XR has been bestowed with two standard riding modes, viz., Rain and Road as part of its Electronics Suspension System whereby riders can switch between modes depending upon the riding terrain. Safety has been accorded top priority by incorporating state of the art features like ASC (Automatic Stability Control), DTC (Dynamic Traction Control) and ABS Pro (Automatic Braking System). These features enable the bike to maintain traction and control even while driving in the harshest of conditions. Several optional accessories are available making the bike adapt to different riding preferences. These accessories are further grouped into Dynamic and Touring packages in order to better suit the rider’s chosen mode. These include rear footrests, an elevated or lowered seating position, inner bags as touring cases, liner and backrest pad, a waterproof map pocket for tank bag, shatterproof and UV resistant hand protectors, a low suspension centre stand, a Bluetooth compatible GPS device fitted to a large 5 inches display having 8GB of memory and a SD card slot, an anti theft alarm system, and auxiliary stands among others.Honda S 1000XR competes against worthies like Ducati Multistrada, Aprilia Caponord and the upcoming KTM 1290 Super Adventure

BMW S 1000 XR Expected Performance

Garnering 201 Kmph of top speed, this Adventure Sports bike is equipped with a slew of technical wherewithal that renders riding a pleasure. Its cruise control system delivers engine throttle that can come handy while riding on highways, and the ABS Pro mechanism ensures braking is applied even when the bike is leaned over, though the same can be turned off as well.The twin asymmetric headlamp units provide better illumination and suspensions in the form of upside down telescopic forks with compression and rebound stage adjustable at the front and an Aluminium 2 sided swing arm with rebound damping adjustable at the rear garner better cushioning from bumps and potholes.

BMW S 1000 XR Expected Prices

The expected price for the upcoming Honda S 1000XR is in the range of Rs. 2,100,000 and Rs. 2,400,000.

BMW S 1000 XR Expected Lauch Date

Honda S 1000XR is expected to see the light of the day in India by Feb or March 2016.

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