BMW Motorrad S1000R


BMW Motorrad S1000R 



BMW Motorrad S1000R


Conquer the roads – on the BMW S 1000 R.

A roadster, reduced to the essentials: maximum performance. 160 bhp/118 kW, 112 Nm torque and a power-to-weight ratio of 1.29 kilograms per bhp – and the competition disappears in the rear mirror. Like its superbike predecessor, the S 1000 R sets the benchmark in its segment.

Linear power: the engine.

The high-performance 4-cylinder in-line engine derives from the RR and was optimised for the purpose of the comparison. The result: extremely linear torque delivery for constant forward propulsion across the entire engine speed range. The engine of the S 1000 R has an output of 160 PS/118 kW at 11,000 rpm, while a maximum of 112 Nm torque at 9,250 rpm puts a smile on the rider’s face at every twist of the throttle.

Ready for attack: the design.

The genes of the S 1000 RR are striking at first sight, too: aggressive tail-up/nose-down design, distinctive split face and the characteristic gills. And the “R” shows much less of its sharp-edged, muscular skin. Some people call it naked – we just call it focussed on the essentials.

Versatile: the riding modes.

The S 1000 R can be reined in and unleashed at the press of a button as standard. The “Rain” mode provides a gentle throttle response, with ABS and ASC adapted to wet road surfaces. Meanwhile “Road” optimises throttle response, ABS and ASC for dry asphalt. The Pro modes are available as an optional extra for those chasing the threshold range: “Dynamic” and “Dynamic Pro” get the “R” into shape for the limits.

Full control: Race ABS and ASC as standard.

Keep the power under control. That’s why the S 1000 R is fitted with Race ABS and ASC (automatic stability control) as standard. This duo ensures excellent acceleration and deceleration figures at threshold level. They can be activated and deactivated during travel, making for uninterrupted riding fun.

No compromises: the individualisation options.

Two packages are available for the S 1000 R, each of which sensibly groups the various options: The “Sport” package includes the Pro modes (Rain, Road + Dynamic, Dynamic Pro), DTC, shift assistant and cruise control. The “Dynamic” package comprises the electronic suspension DDC, heated grips, LED turn indicators and an engine spoiler in body colour. There will also be an extensive range of HP parts for the S 1000 R aimed at ambitious riders.


BMW Motorrad S1000R Specs

BMW S 1000 R




Water/oil-cooled 4-cylinder 4-stroke in-line engine, four valves per cylinder, two overhead camshafts

Bore x stroke

80 mm x 49.7 mm


999 ccm

Rated output

118 kW (160 hp) at 11,000 rpm

Max. torque

112 Nm at 9,250 rpm

Compression ratio

12.0 : 1

Mixture control / engine management

Electronic injection

Emission control

2 closed-loop 3-way catalytic converters, EU-3 norm with interference pipe and acoustic valves

Performance / fuel consumption


Maximum speed

over 200 km/h

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h

5.4 l

Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h

5.6 l

Fuel type

Super (premium) unleaded, octane number 95 – 98 (RON) (knock control; rated output at 98 RON)

Electrical system



350 W


12 V / 9 Ah, maintenance-free

Power transmission



Multiplate clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch, mechanically controlled


Constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox, straight-toothed


Chain 17/45

Chassis / brakes



Aluminium composite bridge frame, partially self-supporting engine

Front wheel location / suspension

Upside-down telescopic fork Ø 46 mm, compression and rebound stage adjustable

Rear wheel location / suspension

Aluminium 2-sided swing arm, rebound damping adjustable

Suspension travel front / rear

120 mm / 120 mm


1,439 mm


98.5 mm

Steering head angle



Cast aluminium wheels

Rim, front

3.50 x 17″

Rim, rear

6.00 x 17″

Tyres, front

120/70 ZR 17

Tyres, rear

190/55 ZR 17

Brake, front

Twin disc brake, floating brake calipers, radial 4-piston fixed caliper, diameter 320 mm, 5 mm thick

Brake, rear

Single disc brake, single piston floating caliper, diameter 220 mm, 5 mm thick


BMW Motorrad Race ABS (part-integral), disengageable

Dimensions / weights



2,057 mm

Width (incl. mirrors)

845 mm

Height (excl. mirrors)

1,228 mm

Seat height, unladen weight

814 mm

Inner leg curve, unladen weight

1,805 mm

Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1)

207 kg

Dry weight


Permitted total weight

407 kg

Payload (with standard equipment)

200 kg

Usable tank volume

17.5 l


ca. 4 l


BMW Motorrad S1000R