Published on August 16th, 2016 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
BMW S1000RR, Remember This Superbike?
Ever since it arrived in the superbike category, the BMW S1000RR has not just redefined the way the world perceived a superbike, but also has thrown the boundaries of what motorcycle could to so far back that the competition is still playing catching up after all these years. The BMW S1000RR was initially made by BMW Motorrad to compete in the 2009 Superbike Worl Championship, that is now in commercial production. It was introduced in Munich in April 2008, and was powered by a 999 cc (61.0 cu in) inline-4 engine redlined at 14,200 rpm.
BMW made 1,000 units if the original S1000RRs in 2009 to satisfy World Superbike homologation requirements, but expanded production for commercial sale of the bike in 2010. It has an anti-locking braking system standard, with an optional electronic traction control. As of 2016, it has a wet weight of 204 kg, and produces 199.0 hp @ 13,500 rpm at the rear wheel.
However, the BMW S1000RR has had its own shares of criticism for its design owing largely to the starkly different designs on side fairing and those asymmetric headlamps, the weight distribution and the engineering reasons work behind it but has kept the motorcycle out of the gorgeous league, intriguing and intimidating it surely is but beautiful is a word that gets seldom attached to it.