2017 BMW S 1000 RR: All You Need To Know

The BMW S 1000 RR has been the bike to beat for the past few years. Its combination of raw power and amazing handling has found a lot of takers. Not that the bike is lacking in any respect. It has some of the most sophisticated electronics onboard. You can recognise this bike from far away by looking at its asymmetrical headlamps.However, there is still so much more to know about this bike. So, here’s all you need to know about 2017 BMW S 1000 RR price in US, specifications and features.

2017 BMW S 1000 RR

2017 BMW S 1000 RR Price in USA

MSRP $15,695

You can have the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR for a relative bargain. How is it a bargain, you ask? Consider the BMW badge, a name more known in the two-wheeler world than any other. However, once you consider its price with that of its competitors, you will realise the truth behind that statement.

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2017 BMW S 1000 RR Competitors

Honda CBR1000RR $16,799
Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R $15,099
Suzuki GSX-R1000 $14,599
Yamaha YZF-R1 $16,699
EBR 1190RX $13,995
MV Agusta F4 $19,798
Ducati 1299 Panigale $19,995
Aprilia RSV4-RR $16,999

Only three bikes in this list come for less money that the S 1000 RR. Incidentally, none are from Europe. Even when you compare it with the inexpensive options, you will see it offers more bang for buck. Allow us to explain that statement further below.

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2017 BMW S 1000 RR Specifications

Engine displacement and type 999cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, DOHC inline four-cylinder
Power 199HP
Torque 113Nm
Transmission 6-speed with slipper clutch
Suspension (front) 46mm Upside Down Fork, fully adjustable
Suspension (rear) Monoshock, full adjustable
Brakes (front) Dual 320mm discs, twin radial-mounted 4-piston calipers, ABS
Brakes (rear) Single 220mm disc with single-piston caliper, ABS
Top Speed >300kmph
Fuel Consumption N/A

Comparing to its rivals, the 2017 BMW S 1000 RR is not lacking in any department. There are a number of goodies that BMW throws in as optional equipment with the bike. However, there are a number of features that you can avail on the S 1000 RR.

2017 BMW S 1000 RR Features

  • Forged aluminium wheels
  • Titanium valves
  • Electronic suspension (optional)
  • Quickshifter (optional)
  • Power modes
  • Traction control
  • Launch control (optional)
  • Wheelie control
  • IMU
  • GPS telemetry (optional)

BMW offers a number of features on the 2017 S 1000 RR. While some are optional, most of them can be had on the standard bike. This makes it one of the most feature-packed litrebikes bikes available today. However, it is not as usable as a daily driver as some of its competitors. Still, for track days, there are fewer bikes that you can go around a track on the limit. The 2017 BMW S 1000 RR is one of them.

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