BMW S 1000 XR Review
Carrying the traits of S 1000 RR and HP4, BMW's S 1000 XR improve the grace of the fleet of bikes. It is a superb mixture of latest generation technology, power and safety, which can be seen in all the bike of BMW, but it has taken to the next level. It is fitted with a 999cc engine that generates 160 hp and peak torque of 112 Nm and offers fuel efficiency of 23.8 kmpl. Apart from all this, the bike is equipped with an anti-lock braking system that increases the braking configuration and keeps the bike in control on different kind of terrains.
BMW S 1000 XR carries the traits of sport, touring and adventure that means it has dynamic touring qualities, sports performance and touring bike comfort. It is crafted by using the high-quality material and occupied with a highly refined engine that makes it one of the best bikes of its segment.
The bike has a perfect aerodynamic design with a pronounced concentration to detail. Considering the front portion, it looks well proportionate at the first sight, which is inspired by the BMW’s Motorrad’s touring models. The central air dam section at the front end resembles the RR and also improves the performance of the bike. Coming to its rear end, it is slim, light and raised up aerodynamically to provide the sporty look. It looks mature from the side portion due to the combination of glossy red paint and rubber black portion and the step seat brilliant, which offers excellent comfort with handling. Overall this bike measures 2,183 mm X 940 mm X 1,408 mm (L X B X H).
Engine, Economy & Performance:
This hardcore adventure bike consists a 999cc water/oil cooled four cylinders four-stroke in-line engine, which has four valves per cylinder and two overhead camshafts. This high capacity engine is capable to exhales 160 hp of maximum power at 11,000 rpm and 112 Nm of peak torque at 9,250 rpm. Its power mill is incorporated with constant mesh six-speed transmission with the multiplate clutch in oil bath anti-hopping clutch mechanically controlled that offers smooth and quick gear shift. This whole configuration makes this bike capable of attaining a top speed of 200 kmph and also offers decent fuel economy of 23.8 kmpl.
For potent handling the band has fitted it with compression and rebound stage adjustable suspension at the front and rebound damping adjustable at the rear end of the bike. For phenomenal road hugging feel, this bike is equipped with the tyre size of 120/70 ZR 17 on the front side and 190/55 ZR 17 of size at the rear portion. For excellent handling and to hold the bike rigidly the manufacturer uses aluminium composite bridge frame, which makes easy for the rider to cut the bike in city and cornering at high speeds.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous:
This bike carries high capacity engine, which generates astonishing power and torque. In order to control this bike even at high speed, the manufacturer has fitted highly capable braking mechanism. This bike holds twin disc brakes of diameter 320 mm with floating brake caliper and radial four piston caliper at the front portion and single disc of 265 mm diameter with two-piston floating caliper at the rear at the rear end. To further enhance this mechanism this machine is fitted with the anti-lock braking system.
The BMW S 1000 XR is ready to go bike and can handle all kinds of terrains easily. This machine is fitted it with a high-performance engine that produced an equal amount of power as any other sports bike. This is a perfect machine to opt due to its smart looks, high technical features and comfort level.